Mar 19, 2017

Australia teen 'punches croc' in miracle escape

An Australian teenager is lucky to be alive, paramedics said Sunday, after he reportedly escaped the jaws of a crocodile by punching it in the head during a late night swim in a river. The 18-year-old, named in local media as Lee de Paauw, ...

Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

Mar 15, 2017

Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia

A woman whose headphones caught fire on a plane suffered burns to her face and hands, Australian officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices in-flight. The passenger was listening to music on her own battery-operated headphones as she dozed ...

/ Mar 12, 2017

Bra parachute wins Australia charity flying contest

An actor tethered to a homemade parachute made out of bras on Sunday flew his way to the top of a quirky Australian competition, beating other contestants dressed as a balloon horse and winged reptile. The annual charity Birdman Rally is held at Melbourne’s ...

Sluggers ignite Australia in rout of China

Mar 9, 2017

Sluggers ignite Australia in rout of China

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Australia manager John Deeble laid out a simple game plan for his team after its loss to Japan on Wednesday. Beat China, beat Cuba and go to the second round. Luke Hughes homered and drove in four runs, Trent Dantonio had a two-run triple, ...