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2008-06-16 06:00:19

By Kevin J. O'Brien The last time News Corp. left the German media market in 2002, the exit was costly.

2008-06-13 18:00:21

By Zoe Tyler I HAVE to just get this off my chest before I explode. Why as a nation do we have to turn people who are loud, obnoxious, foul-mouthed bullies into celebrities? I am talking about yet another series of Big Brother.

2006-09-06 00:27:45

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Supreme Court has given three young Australians death sentences for heroin trafficking, after prosecutors appealed against an earlier cut in their life jail terms, a court official said on Wednesday.

2006-09-06 00:18:06

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Supreme Court has given three young Australians death sentences for heroin trafficking, after prosecutors appealed against an earlier cut in their life jail terms, a court official said on Wednesday.

2006-09-05 23:34:49

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Three young Australians appealing to Indonesia's Supreme Court against lengthy jail terms for heroin trafficking have lost their cases and been sentenced to death, court documents showed on Wednesday.

2006-09-05 12:11:04

By Michael Perry SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) - Fatally injured by a stingray, Australian "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin pulled its serrated barb out of his chest before losing consciousness and dying, the world-famous naturalist's manager said on Tuesday.

2006-09-05 12:36:08

By Paul Tait SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) - Fatally injured "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin pulled a stingray's serrated barb from his chest before he lost consciousness and died, his manager said Tuesday as fans worldwide mourned the exuberant naturalist.

2006-09-05 09:06:37

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fatally injured "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin pulled a stingray's serrated barb from his chest before he lost consciousness and died, his manager said on Tuesday as fans worldwide mourned the exuberant naturalist.

2006-08-25 18:10:17

ROME (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman will open Rome's first international film festival with her portrayal of U.S. photographer Diane Arbus, organizers said on Friday. Kidman plays Arbus in Steven Shainberg's "Fur," which premiers in Rome.

2006-08-25 04:24:47

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - An Australian beauty therapist launched a final bid on Friday to overturn a 20-year sentence in Indonesia for drug smuggling, offering to present new evidence to a Bali court to help clear her name.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.