Day: May 24, 2019

‘Move along’: Stormtroopers ready for Star Wars land crowds

LOS ANGELES — Disneyland’s new Galaxy’s Edge attraction promises to transport visitors to a new locale in the Star Wars universe, but any who overstay their visit might not catch their ride on the Millennium Falcon. The theme park is expecting massive crowds when Galaxy’s Edge opens May […]


Kyrgios out of Roland Garros, tournament that ‘sucks’

Paris, May 24: Firebrand Nick Kyrgios pulled out of Roland Garros on Friday, just days after saying the French Open “sucks”. Organisers confirmed the Australian’s withdrawal from the second Grand Slam tournament of the season and he will be replaced by a lucky loser from qualifying. The 24-year-old was […]

Australian horse racing industry rocked by drug arrest

  Australia’s horse racing industry was reeling Friday after a high-profile owner was charged with being part of a syndicate smuggling cocaine on commercial flights from South Africa. Damion Flower, a regular fixture at Sydney’s racetracks, was arrested at his home in the city on Wednesday. An airport […]

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

  Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia’s first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality. The weddings, which came a week after lawmakers took the unprecedented decision to legalise gay marriage despite […]

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