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Today in History: JAN 26, Kobe Bryant and daughter killed

Jan. 26, 2023 17:00 PM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2023 There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling...

Qantas plane lands safely after mayday call over Pacific

Jan. 18, 2023 01:56 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — A Qantas flight traveling from New Zealand to Sydney landed safely on a single engine after it issued a mayday call over the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday. Qantas Flight 144 with 145 passengers aboard landed at Sydney Airport from Auckland, New Zealand, after a 3.5-hour...

Media outlets show Qantas flight landing safely in Sydney after issuing mayday call over the ocean

Jan. 17, 2023 23:31 PM EST
SYDNEY (AP) — Media outlets show Qantas flight landing safely in Sydney after issuing mayday call over the ocean.

Cardinal Pell will be interred in Sydney crypt in February

Jan. 17, 2023 11:50 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — A once high-ranking Australian cardinal who spent more than a year in prison before his child abuse convictions were quashed on appeal will be interred Feb. 2 after a requiem Mass at Sydney’s St. Mary’s Cathedral, the church said Tuesday. Cardinal George Pell, 81,...

Asian stock markets mixed ahead of US inflation update

Jan. 09, 2023 22:43 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets were mixed Tuesday ahead of a U.S. inflation update that traders hope will encourage the Federal Reserve to ease off plans for more interest rate hikes. Shanghai and Tokyo rose. Hong Kong and Sydney retreated. Oil prices declined. Traders...

Team USA beats Italy to win inaugural United Cup

Jan. 08, 2023 05:52 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — The United States claimed the inaugural United Cup on Sunday in convincing fashion with an overpowering display over Italy in the final of the mixed teams event. No. 9-ranked Taylor Fritz gave the U.S. an unassailable 3-0 lead in the best-of-five matchup when edging...

Asian markets follow Wall St up but on track for annual loss

Dec. 29, 2022 22:48 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday following encouraging U.S. employment data but were headed for double-digit losses for the year. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced. Oil prices edged higher. Wall Street's benchmark...

Asian shares advance, Hong Kong up 2.8%, after Wall St rally

Dec. 22, 2022 00:10 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street as investors welcomed a report showing U.S. consumer confidence is holding up despite the Federal Reserve’s campaign to fight inflation by raising interest rates. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped 2.8%...

Asian markets follow Wall St lower amid gloomy outlook

Dec. 19, 2022 22:51 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets extended their losses Tuesday amid gloom about weaker global economic growth as central banks raise interest rates to cool inflation. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Tokyo advanced. Oil prices rose almost $1 per barrel. ...

Asian stock markets sink under global recession fears

Dec. 18, 2022 22:53 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell again Monday as investors wrestled with fears the Federal Reserve and European central banks might be willing to cause a recession to crush inflation. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. Oil prices rose by almost $1 per barrel but...