Murdoch, Jerry Hall to celebrate marriage at 'journalists' church' St Bride's

LONDON Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Hall will hold a marriage service next month at St Bride's church on London's Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism.The 84-year-old executive chairman of News Corp and 21st ...

Bangkok’s Chinatown: a night at the opera

BANGKOK Battles, a search for love and justice, all set in China. Hired by local Chinese shrines, opera companies in Bangkok’s Chinatown perform mythical stories in Mandarin to round off celebrations marking the Lunar New Year in the Thai capital.The...

LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...

Huge cyclone leaves trail of destruction in Fiji

SYDNEY Fijian officials were assessing the damage on Sunday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the archipelago, with early reports of widespread devastation in remote villages and one confirmed death....

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

U.S. East braces for tornadoes after three killed in Gulf Coast states

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A storm system packing damaging winds, hail and possible tornadoes is expected to lash the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states on Wednesday, a day after twisters killed at least three people and left a path of destruction in Gulf Coas...

Repeat champ leads pack as Alaska's Iditarod dog sled race enters home stretch

JUNEAU, Alaska One musher in Alaska's grueling sled-dog race appears to stand between Dallas Seavey's third consecutive Iditarod title and a painful second place finish – his father, Mitch.As competitors in the nearly 1,000-mile race through the U.S....

Private funeral service held for Harper Lee in Alabama home town

Author Harper Lee, who led a mostly quiet life after the publication of her 1960 classic of American literature "To Kill a Mockingbird," was laid to rest on Saturday following a private memorial service at a church in her Alabama home town, her attorne...

China state firms seen boosting green energy investment in Australia

MELBOURNE Chinese state-owned companies are expected to boost their investment in Australia's expanding renewable energy sector, attracted by a national leadership that is more favorable to the industry than its forerunner. With six to eight state-owne...