- Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa Updated: May-28-16 7:14 am
NAGOYA, Japan - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries.
- Teenage star Rashford scores in 3rd minute of England debut Updated: May-27-16 5:27 pm
SUNDERLAND, England - Teenage star Marcus Rashford made a convincing case to be included in England's squad for the European Championship by scoring within three minutes of his international debut in a 2-1 friendly win over Australia on Friday.
- Florida group finds more US Marine remains on Pacific atoll Updated: May-27-16 8:41 am
ALBANY, New York - The founder of a volunteer group says it has found the remains of 13 more World War II Marines on a Pacific atoll.
- Online dance craze sweeps police departments across US Updated: May-27-16 3:25 am
LOS ANGELES - In an online sensation, police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that have included professional sports mascots, cheerleading squads and at least one explosion.
- Review condemns Aussie TV show over botched kidnap attempt Updated: May-27-16 2:21 am
SYDNEY - The producer behind an Australian television program's involvement in a mother's botched child-snatching operation in Lebanon has lost his job, as the show's founder on Friday dubbed the debacle "the gravest misadventure in the program's history."
- Australian party leader says some Trump views 'barking mad' Updated: May-27-16 12:20 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's opposition leader on Friday described some of the presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's views as "barking mad," breaking a longstanding Australian convention of avoiding taking sides in U.S. political contests.
- Sturridge injured again, Rashford set for England debut Updated: May-26-16 2:24 pm
GATESHEAD, England - England striker Daniel Sturridge has picked up another injury, potentially affecting his chances of being selected for the European Championship.
- Image of Asia: Lighting up 'Sydney's Hidden Stories' Updated: May-26-16 6:50 am
In this photo by Rob Griffith, Customs House is lit up with colorful creatures in a light display called "Sydney's Hidden Stories" at Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia. It's part of the annual Vivid Sydney Light Walk festival of light installations, projections and interactive displays. More than 60 such displays will light up the Sydney waterfront through June 18.
- Debris in Mozambique, Mauritius to be analyzed by MH370 team Updated: May-26-16 3:56 am
SYDNEY - Three pieces of debris found washed ashore in Mozambique and the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators in Australia to see if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Thursday.
- New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan Updated: May-26-16 2:36 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 for a pack of cigarettes under the government's budget plan released Thursday. Polluting industries will also get hit with higher taxes.
- Australian lawmaker links trade dispute with asylum seekers Updated: May-26-16 12:57 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's deputy prime minister is being criticized for suggesting that a temporary ban on cattle exports to Indonesia five years ago hindered ties with Jakarta that contributed to an influx of asylum seekers arriving on Australian shores by boats from Indonesia.
- Shandong into Asian Champions League last 8 after 2-2 draw Updated: May-25-16 5:03 pm
SYDNEY - A long-range strike in the 90th minute from substitute Hao Junmin gave Shandong Luneng a 2-2 draw with Sydney FC, putting the Chinese side into the Asian Champions League quarterfinals on away goals.
- Gamers strive to go mainstream in new Turner-backed league Updated: May-25-16 9:21 am
ATLANTA - They stare at their computer screens, eyes transfixed on the bloody spectacle in front of them, trying to figure out if there's an enemy player just around the corner.
- Australian who raped German backpacker sentenced to 9 years Updated: May-25-16 3:16 am
BRISBANE, Australia - An Australian man who kidnapped, drugged and raped a German backpacker was sentenced to nine years in prison on Wednesday for an attack that has drawn comparisons to the grisly Australian horror film "Wolf Creek."
- No eight for Australia at Rio Olympics, 1st time in 68 years Updated: May-25-16 2:19 am
SYDNEY - Australia won't have a men's eight crew in Olympic rowing for the first time in 68 years after failing to qualify for Rio de Janeiro at the final regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.
- Dubai to open 2016-17 IRB Sevens season in December Updated: May-25-16 1:45 am
SYDNEY - Fiji will begin defense of its IRB world sevens title on Dec. 2-3 when the opening tournament of the 10-round, 2016-17 season is held at Dubai, followed a week later at Cape Town.
- Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues Updated: May-25-16 12:08 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato."
- Lauren Jackson back in basketball in team operations role Updated: May-24-16 11:16 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia - Lauren Jackson's first job since retiring from basketball won't be far from the court.
- NZ 7s coach given some credit for rugby's return to Olympics Updated: May-24-16 6:42 pm
LONDON - Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows.
- Experts say divisive politician could win Australian seat Updated: May-24-16 2:25 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Right-wing firebrand politician Pauline Hanson, who opposes Muslim immigration, has a realistic chance of returning to Australia's Parliament in July elections, experts said Tuesday.
- Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home Updated: May-23-16 6:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS - More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans after his remains were discovered on the Pacific island where he died in 1942.
- Toyota adding 1.6 million vehicles to Takata air bag recall Updated: May-23-16 5:47 pm
DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
- US water polo captain Azevedo preps for record 5th Olympics Updated: May-23-16 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - Tony Azevedo is a speed boat in a pool full of aircraft carriers. And 16 years after he burst onto the international scene, he remains one of the world's most dangerous scorers.
- The Latest: Remains of New Orleans WWII veteran return home Updated: May-23-16 2:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on the return of the remains of Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating to New Orleans (all times local):
- Police: Hostages in deadly Sydney siege appeared 'jovial' Updated: May-23-16 10:00 am
SYDNEY - A police official described a group of people being held hostage by a gunman inside a Sydney cafe during a 16-hour ordeal as "jovial," a police commander told an inquest into the deadly siege on Monday.