For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. ...

Australia denies using Chinese spy case to influence Taiwan elections

The Australian representative office in Taipei said Tuesday (Jan. 21) that its government's disclosure of a case involving a self-confessed spy from China, who was seeking asylum in Canberra late ...

Red dust, rain hit weather-plagued Australian Open

Some of the so-called true blue courts at the Australian Open were coated in red after a rain front that lashed Melbourne overnight pushed through a dust storm from the northwest and left its mark on ...

Carrefour Taiwan says sales of koala cookies aid animals amid wildfires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As wildfires continue to rage in Australia, Carrefour Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 15) confirmed that a portion of every sale of Lotte Koala's March cookies goes to a fun...

Taiwan to give 100,000 face masks to Australia amid wildfires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As wildfires continue to rage in Australia, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Jan. 14) said that it will donate 100,000 medical-grade face masks ...

Taiwan plans to donate 100,000 masks to Australia for bushfire relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is reportedly planning to donate 100,000 masks to Australia, which has been struck by massive bush fires due to protracte...

DiCaprio's Earth Alliance gives $3M to Australia fire relief

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The foundation said Thursday th...

Celebs donate millions to aid Australia wildfire efforts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John and Chris Hemsworth are among the celebrities donating big bucks to help aid the efforts for the engulfing wildfires in Australia. Hemsworth, the Austra...

Doncic's big third quarter leads Mavericks over Bulls 118-110

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 21 of his 38 points in the third quarter and had his NBA-leading 11th triple-double of the season to lead the Dallas Mavericks past the Chicago Bulls 118-110 Monday ni...

2 more missing in Australian wildfires as rain brings relief

SYDNEY (AP) — Two people more people are missing in remote parts of New South Wales as rain and cooler temperatures brought some measure of relief Monday to Australian communities battling wildfires. ...

Bad back forces Kyrgios out of ATP Cup match v Canada

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Two days after launching his cash for aces plan to raise funds for the wildfire recovery effort, Nick Kyrgios pulled out of Australia's ATP Cup match against Canada on Sunda...

Cooler weather brings respite in Australian wildfire crisis

SYDNEY (AP) — Milder temperatures Sunday brought hope of a respite from wildfires that have ravaged three Australian states, claiming 24 lives and destroying almost 2,000 homes. Satu...

US singer Pink pledges $500K to fight Australia wildfires

SYDNEY (AP) — American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia. “I am totally devastated watching wha...

Wildfires near Canberra forces tennis tournament to move

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Canberra International tennis tournament scheduled to begin Monday will relocate to a city about 600 kilometers (370 miles) away because of continuing wildfires and smok...

Australia-New Zealand cricketers turn attention to wildfires

With the three-test series between Australia and New Zealand decided, players from both teams will momentarily turn their attention away from the pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground and to the deadly w...