Rush’s wife testifies actor wept denying allegations

Entertainment 10/24/18, 08:30

The wife of actor Geoffrey Rush cried as she told a Sydney court on Wednesday how he had wept and curled up in the fetal position following newspaper allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.Rush himself also admitted to the court he may have described the co-star, Eryn ...

Invictus Games athlete withdraws over drugs, weapons charges

Sports 10/24/18, 04:14

An athlete who met with Prince Harry and was featured in promotions for the Invictus Games has withdrawn from the event while facing drugs and weapons charges.Australian army veteran Tyronne Gawthorne revealed he was arrested last month on charges of possessing drugs including cocaine and anabolic steroids and not properly ...

Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial against Sydney paper starts

Entertainment 10/21/18, 23:16

Geoffrey Rush's lawyer told a court on Monday the Australian actor was "a national living treasure" who had no scandal attached to his name before a Sydney newspaper last year published allegations of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star.The Oscar-winning actor faced a large media pack as he entered Sydney's ...

Prince Harry opens memorial as royal tour continues

Europe 10/20/18, 05:21

Prince Harry paid tribute to Australian service members by opening a new wing of a war memorial on Saturday before heading to a delayed opening of the Invictus Games as he and wife Meghan continued their visit to Australia and the South Pacific.A thus-far joyous debut royal tour by the ...

Prince Harry in another catch-up with war widow in Sydney

Entertainment 10/16/18, 10:05

There's clearly a special bond between Prince Harry and a 98-year-old war widow who gave him a warm hug Tuesday when they met — again — in Sydney.It's a regular catch-up.FILE - In this May 7, 2015, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry, left, talks with Australian war veteran Daphne Dunne ...

PHOTOS: Royal couple in Australia as pregnancy announced

World 10/16/18, 03:55

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand that began in Sydney with the surprise announcement that the royal couple are expecting their first child.Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex speaks to members of the members of the Australian community at ...

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

Entertainment 10/14/18, 22:53

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday, a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.The trip is their only international tour since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married in May, apart from a two-day visit to ...

Bolt to get start in trial game for soccer club in Australia

Football 10/09/18, 21:05

Usain Bolt says his performance in a trial game on Friday could determine his future with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League and his quest to play professional football.The eight-time Olympic sprinting champion is expected to start for the Mariners against a Macarthur South West United team in western ...

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Asia & Pacific 10/08/18, 04:12

Asian stocks declined Monday after China injected extra money into its cooling economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 2.8 percent to 2,741.63 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 1.4 percent to 6,100.30. Hong Kong's Hang Seng retreated 0.8 percent to 26,350.36 and Seoul's Kospi shed 0.3 percent to 2,260.75. India's ...

Planned racing ad on sails of Sydney Opera House divisive

World 10/08/18, 04:12

A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians.The New South Wales state government stepped in to allow the advertisement to be displayed Tuesday after the opera house chief executive Louise Herron opposed it.State Premier Gladys Berejiklian said on ...

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Business 10/08/18, 00:35

Asian stocks declined Monday after China injected extra money into its cooling economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 3.0 percent to 2,738.04 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off 0.9 percent at 26,345.90. Seoul's Kospi lost 0.4 percent 2,258.72 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 shed 1.2 percent to 6,113.60. Japanese ...

Asian stocks mixed on US-China trade worries

World 09/25/18, 01:47

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries, dampening hopes for a settlement in their escalating tariff war.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent to 2,776.33 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 23,908.17. Sydney's S&P-ASX ...

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