All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘australian’

Icebound Russian Ship Set to be Rescued by Saturday

A Russian ship carrying 74 passengers has been stranded in the icy water mass of Antarctica since Tuesday. Strong winds through the ice-covered water caused The MV Akademik Shokalskiy to become trapped near Stillwell Island, far south of Hobart, Tasmania. What started on November 28 as a commemorated voyage dedicated to the 100th anniversary of an Antarctic voyage led by …

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Greg Ham Found Dead: Men At Work Member Dies Mysteriously In Home

58-year old Greg Ham, best known for playing various instruments for the Aussie band Men At Work, was found dead in his home on Thursday after friends went to check on him, saying he hadn’t been heard from in a while. Police are keeping information surrounding his death to themselves, only verifying that he is, in fact, deceased. “Because of …

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Australian Baby Racks Up $1 Million Hospital Bill

John Kan and Rachel Evans from Sydney, Australia, thought they had prepared themselves well for a holiday to Vancouver; they bought extra travel insurance and covered Rachel’s pregnancy even though she was several weeks from being full-term. What they didn’t know, however, was that their insurance policy didn’t cover the baby or the birth. When Rachel went into premature labor …

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