Two thousand mourners said farewell to Australia's former ...
May 16th, 2011
(AFP/SOCOG/File) - Two thousand mourners said farewell to Australia's former world boxing champion Lionel Rose - pictured here in the Victorian town of Drouin in August 2000 - Monday at his state funeral at Melbourne's Festival Hall, the venue for many of his fights.(AFP/SOCOG/File/Greg Garay) -
LONDON (AP) - Thousands of people in Britain face a second day of flooding Friday as the country confronts its worst tidal surge in 60 years after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts roared across northern Europe. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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Australian psychedelic artist Martin Sharp, a founder of the controversial Oz magazine who designed posters for the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, has died aged 71. His death on Sunday, after a long struggle against emphysema, was confirmed by artist and friend Garry Shead, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. "We've lost a major fig... [Full Article]
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - As protests roiled the Ukrainian capital and other cities, three of the country's former presidents on Wednesday gave support to the demonstrators and warned the tensions could be spinning into an uncontainable crisis. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]