Tony Abbott

Armed policeman are seen outside Lindt Cafe on Philip St, Martin Place on December 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  Police attend a hostage situation at Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Hostage Situation Erupts In Sydney, Australia Cafe

Police quickly closed off streets in the area and offices were evacuated.

12/14/2014

In this handout Satellite image made available by the AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) on March 20, 2014, objects that may be possible debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 are shown in a revised area 185 km to the south east of the original search area.  (Photo by DigitalGlobe/AMSA via Getty Images)

Possible Debris Near Australia Is ‘Best Lead’ Yet In Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

A freighter used searchlights early Friday to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean.

03/20/2014