• Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet.

  • Australia’s most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country for more than a decade, returned home Sunday.

  • Dodt leads BMW PGA Championship by 1 shot after 3rd round

    VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Andrew Dodt of Australia will take a one-stroke lead into the final day of the BMW PGA Championship after shooting a 4-under 68 in the third round on Saturday.

  • President orders thorough probe of Indonesia suicide attacks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president ordered a thorough investigation Thursday of twin suicide bombings that targeted police, killing three officers, in the deadliest attack by suspected militants in the capital in a year.

  • Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas “where possible” in protest over the Australian airline’s promotion of same-sex marriage.

  • Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72,892 fans

    SYDNEY (AP) — With retired greats Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in the lineup, Liverpool beat Sydney FC 3-0 Wednesday in a friendly match marked by tightened security following the attack in Manchester.

  • Harry Kewell appointed coach at 4th-division club Crawley

    CRAWLEY, England (AP) — Former Australia international Harry Kewell has been appointed coach of English fourth-division club Crawley Town.