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Marc Lavine

Marc Lavine

    Stranded passengers pin hopes on Qantas mediator
    Stranded passengers pin hopes on Qantas mediator
    About 70 000 stranded passengers were on Sunday desperately hoping Australia's workplace regulator would end the stunning grounding of Qantas...
    Residents, tourists flee as cyclone nears Australia
    Residents, tourists flee as cyclone nears Australia
    Residents and tourists evacuated coastal areas of Australia's Queensland state on Tuesday as a monster cyclone intensified to "deadly" proportions...
    Kate Webb, chronicler of modern Asia, dies
    Kate Webb, chronicler of modern Asia, dies
    Through wars, disasters and coups, foreign correspondent Kate Webb chronicled the turbulent birth of modern Asia, becoming a media legend who had...
    West Wing to end run after seven years
    West Wing to end run after seven years
    The West Wing, the hit United States television drama about life in a fictional White House, will end its seven-year run in May, losing its...
    Hollywood leaps into same-day internet digital film sales
    Hollywood leaps into same-day internet digital film sales
    Hollywood will make a transcendent leap onto the internet on Tuesday when the Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain becomes the first blockbuster...
    Die Hard director charged in Hollywood wiretap scandal
    Die Hard director charged in Hollywood wiretap scandal
    Top United States film director John McTiernan, the maker of such blockbusters as the Die Hard movies, was charged on Monday in connection...
    Who is the most foolish American -- again?
    Who is the most foolish American -- again?
    Faded pop superstar Michael Jackson was on Friday crowned as the United States's most foolish person in 2006, narrowly beating out trigger-happy US...
    Tension mounts as Brokeback Mountain rides high
    Tension mounts as Brokeback Mountain rides high
    Tension reached fever pitch as Hollywood began the final countdown to Sunday's Oscars, with a posse of "serious" films, led by Brokeback...
    Ethics, morality dominate socially conscious Oscars
    Ethics, morality dominate socially conscious Oscars
    Oscar has developed a social conscience this year, with weighty real-life themes, ranging from ethics in big business and media to racial tensions,...
    Hollywood actors snub Brokeback Mountain
    Hollywood actors snub Brokeback Mountain
    Capote star Philip Seymour Hoffman, Reese Witherspoon and the drama Crash stole top honours at Sunday's Screen Actors' Guild Awards,...
    US passenger jet makes dramatic landing
    US passenger jet makes dramatic landing
    A United States airliner with 146 people on board made a dramatic but safe emergency landing on Wednesday amid a hail of sparks and smoke after its...
    US astronomer claims discovery of 10th planet
    US astronomer claims discovery of 10th planet
    A United States astronomer said on Friday he has discovered a 10th planet in the outer reaches of the solar system that could force a redrawing the...