Australia

United States' Khris Middleton, second left, goes around the Canadian defenseduring their exhibition basketball game in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.
Rick Rycroft/AP Photo
AP News
August 26, 2019 - 10:18 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Order restored. After losing for the first time in nearly 13 years two days earlier, the United States rebounded to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game Monday. At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games the U.S...
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August 16, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; USA head coach Gregg Popovich speaks with guard Donovan Mitchell (53) during a stoppage in play against Spain in the first half of an exhibition game at Honda Center.
Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports
CNN
August 24, 2019 - 2:35 pm
By Kendall Trammell (CNN) - - For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia. The Boomers, ranked 11th by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) ,...
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports
August 06, 2019 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 76ers star is implying that racism is the reason he and friends were given a hard time getting into a casino early Monday morning. The Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, has tried to defend its employees' actions, but it seems Ben Simmons isn't ready to accept...
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Manta Ray Encounter
Tourism Western Australia/Seadog
July 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- A massive manta ray has been filmed repeatedly seeking help from divers, in a remarkable encounter off the coast of Australia. Footage shows Freckles the ray approaching the divers, off the Ningaloo Coast in Western Australia, and showing them that it had fish hooks...
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Air Canada
Tim Tricky/Hurricane Fall via AP
July 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of people were injured when an Air Canada flight to Australia encountered unexpected turbulence, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii on Thursday. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered "un-forecasted and sudden turbulence," about two hours past Hawaii when the plane...
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Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef.
Uber via CNN
May 23, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Stacey Lastoe, CNN (CNN) -- Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27, for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia, cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef. From May 27 through June 18, accessing the world's largest coral reef...
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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks through the skyway with his attorney Thomas Plunkett, right, on the way to court for the verdict Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn.
David Joles/Star Tribune via AP
May 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
By Amy Forlitti, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty...
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This location is the last remaining Blockbuster in the US.
Courtesy Sandi Harding via CNN
March 07, 2019 - 4:07 pm
By Michelle Lou and Saeed Ahmed (CNN) -- It's lonely at the top. That's what the Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon, discovered when the only other store in the world -- located in Australia -- announced it was closing. Although Sandi Harding, the general manager of the Oregon Blockbuster, is excited that...
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Hoodwinker sunfish
Thomas Turner via CNN
March 04, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN) -- This is the extraordinary tale of how a massive, strange-looking fish wound up on a beach on the other side of the world from where it lives. The seven-foot fish washed up at UC Santa Barbara's Coal Oil Point Reserve in Southern California last week. Researchers...
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The python was taken into quarantine.
Courtesy Paul Airlie
February 25, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- It's the Samuel L. Jackson sequel we've all been waiting for: A Scottish woman has survived a real-life case of a snake on a plane, finding a python curled up in her shoe after a 9,000 mile flight from Australia. Moira Boxall was shocked to discover a live spotted...
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