Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd (C), who resigned unexpectedly, ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd (C), who resigned unexpectedly, walks to a lectern to talk to reporters before departing his hotel in Washington February 22, 2012. Rudd on Thursday said he was pleased with support from colleagues for a possible bid to return as prime minister, and said he did not believe Prime Minister Julia Gillard could win the next election. Rudd resigned from the ministry on Wednesday, saying he could no longer work with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, igniting a new and bitter leadership crisis for the struggling minority government. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) -
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Taking to Facebook, the U.S. ambassador to Australia is urging Australians to cease their illegal downloads of "Game of Thrones", saying that they are among the world's worst pirates of the wildly popular medieval television drama. In a post titled "Stopping the Game of Clones", Jeffrey Bleich - himself a... [Full Article]
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Iron Man 3" was soaring past $1 billion at the worldwide box office Thursday, in a display of world domination that would make one of Marvel's super villains proud. The box-office bounty - roughly $700 million from abroad and $300 million domestically - is a major triumph for Disney, wh... [Full Article]
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union finance ministers are seeking ways to cut down on tax evasion and hammer out controversial building blocks of the region's planned banking union to stabilize its financial system. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Kevin Smith is criticizing an article published in the LA Times on Thursday for reporting opinions about his career and internet activity as fact. Through a series of tweets, the "Clerks" director offered corrections to Matthew Fleischer's article titled "Can Hollywood's star machi... [Full Article]