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Australia Family Found After 10 Days In Wilderness
Associated Press
SYDNEY, Dec 22: A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in an Australian hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching.

Their ordeal began Dec. 11 when dad Steven Van Lonkhuyzen took a wrong turn during a family road trip and then got his four-wheel-drive vehicle bogged in mud. The family was rescued Sunday after farmer Tom Wagner went searching and found them in the remote Expedition National Park.
China Indicts Jackie Chan's Son On Drug Charge
Associated Press
BEIJING, Dec 22 : Chinese prosecutors on Monday indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was detained.

If convicted, singer-actor Jaycee Chan could be jailed for up to three years.
China Opposes Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name N. Korea
BEIJING, Dec 22: China says it has told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the comments to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone conversation Sunday night, but did not blame North Korea for the hackings against Sony Pictures, according to a statement by the Foreign Ministry.
'Selfie With Mufflerman' By AAP To Raise Funds For Polls
BENGALURU, Dec 21: Karnataka unit of Aam Admi Party on Saturday announced the launch of a new fund raising campaign called "Selfie with Mufflerman" to collect donations for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Out of participating donors in the campaign, 25 would be selected through a lucky draw, who will get an opportunity to join party Chief Arvind Kejriwal over a high tea when he is in the city on January 11, 2015, and take a selfie with him.
Ex-mayor Sworn In As Romania's New President
Associated Press
BUCHAREST, Romania, Dec 21 : Romania´s Parliament swore in a former mayor as the country´s new president in an election he called a triumph for democracy 25 years after communism ended.

Pro-Western Klaus Iohannis, 55, promises a different style from combative outgoing leader Traian Basescu who leaves office Sunday having served a maximum 10 years.
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