Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

Jul 27, 2016

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention center that shocked Australia has apologized for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday. The treatment of Dylan Voller has become the focus of outrage after graphic evidence was ...

Wyoming, Japanese firms unite in quest for coal

Jul 26, 2016

Wyoming, Japanese firms unite in quest for coal

Aiming to develop new export markets for a fuel source hit by declining domestic demand, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Monday signed an agreement calling for cooperation between the state and a consortium of Japanese companies in researching clean-coal technology. Mead signed a memorandum ...

Jul 25, 2016

Australians unhappy with Athletes Village

Australia’s Olympic team leader is keeping the delegation’s 700 athletes or staff out of the Athletes Village for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in the sprawling complex less than two weeks before the start of the games in Rio de ...

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

Jul 25, 2016

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

High-risk terror offenders may be kept in jail after their sentences finish, Australian officials said Monday as they move to tighten security laws following attacks in the United States and Europe. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the proposed changes were prompted by an increase ...

Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

Jul 22, 2016

Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery. Some ...

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

Jul 20, 2016

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

United States Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday assured key ally Australia there would be no retreat from Washington’s pivot to the Asia-Pacific region regardless of who wins November’s presidential election. Biden dismissed concerns that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would abandon President Barack ...

Biden meets Australian leaders, talks up military ties

Jul 19, 2016

Biden meets Australian leaders, talks up military ties

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with Australia’s prime minister and other leaders on Tuesday, amid America’s continued push to boost its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Biden, who is in Australia as part of a tour of the Pacific, also met with troops ...