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By Rod McGuirk THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

After 91 years, Ford’s Australian car production ends

CANBERRA, Australia — Ford Motor Co. ended 91 years of car manufacturing in Australia on Friday, with the remaining two Australian car makers due to close their doors next year.

Ford Australia said it built the world’s last six-cylinder, rear-wheel drive Falcon XR6 at its Broadmeadows plant in Melbourne and 600 employees lost their jobs.

Search for missing Malaysian airliner has found a second 19th century shipwreck in the Indian Ocean

CANBERRA, Australia The undersea search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished almost two years ago has found a second 19th century shipwreck deep in the Indian Ocean off the west Australian coast, officials said Wednesday.

Tourist photographs graphic Australian scene of crocodile killing and eating another croc

CANBERRA, Australia Tourist Sandra Bell was poised to photograph a sedate scene of two crocodiles sunning themselves at the edge of an Australian waterhole when the picture unexpectedly exploded into violence.

Bell was startled but managed to snap around 20 graphic photos as a 5-meter (16-foot) estuarine croc killed and devoured a far lighter 2.5-meter (8-foot) croc over 15 minutes.