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Australia’s bushfires circle Sydney as temperatures soar

SYDNEY - Catastrophic conditions fueled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state on Saturday, with two blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level,...

Bad to worse: pain not over for Australia’s beleaguered banks

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s biggest lenders are bracing for another year of pain as the fallout from a string of scandals shows no sign...

Australian firefighters die as flames circle Sydney; prime minister cuts short holiday

SYDNEY - Two volunteer Australian firefighters died on Thursday night in the battle against blazes around Sydney, prompting Prime Minister Scott Morrison to cut...

New Zealand seeks more powers to monitor banks, increase transparency at RBNZ

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The New Zealand government plans to expand its powers to monitor banks and hold directors and executives more accountable for their...

Australian firefighters warn of uncontrollable blazes as conditions worsen

SYDNEY - Firefighters in Australia warned on Tuesday they would not be able to contain some of the 100 fires still ablaze in the...

Labuschagne 66 not out as Australia grinds to 157-2 at tea

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Marnus Labuschagne scored a patient half-century as Australia was made to work hard for runs by New Zealand on the...

New Zealand volcano vents steam, death toll now at 16

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic...

How a mega fire spread toward Sydney

SYDNEY - Ferry services were halted, fire alarms triggered and Sydney’s famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House disappeared from view in a thick, smoky...

Australia tells Facebook and Google to commit to competition rules, or else

SYDNEY - Australia said on Thursday technology giants such as Facebook Inc and Google will have to agree to new rules to ensure...

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Authorities investigate blast at anti-gay California church

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Malaysia detains 16 Vietnamese fishermen, two boats for trespassing

Malaysian maritime authorities have arrested 16 Vietnamese fishermen from two boats they said were encroaching in Malaysia’s waters without a license, the Bernama state...
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