Brekky Wrap: Another U.S. Mass Shooting And Shark Control Enforced
All the news you need to know this Friday.
Shark drum lines will be put in place following two shark attacks in the same area in the Whitsundays Island. The move comes after a 12-year-old girl was bitten on the leg by a shark just 24 hours after a Tasmanian tourist was mauled by a shark. While putting the drum lines in place is an unusual move, the circumstances surrounding the two attacks require immediate action.
At least three people are dead and a number of others are wounded in a shooting at a warehouse distribution centre in Maryland, USA. The suspect at the centre of the shooting died of self-inflicted wounds after shooting herself twice. Police believe the woman was an unhappy employee at the centre. She was taken into custody by police at the scene of the shooting and was transported to hospital in a critical condition where she later died. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has ended Russia's three-year suspension following allegations of state-sponsored doping. While some anti-doping bodies have opposed the move, Russian athletes and sports bodies are positive about sport in the nation moving forward from the saga. Russia was suspended in 2015 after alleged state-back sports doping after it was accused of covering up drug use, all while hosting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
Twelve people are dead and dozens more have been injured after a landslide struck in the central Philippines on Thursday. Authorities say the heavy rain that hit the region following Typhoon Mangkhut contributed to the softened ground that caused the slide. At least 25 homes have been completely buried in the disaster and officials are now working to rescue people trapped beneath the rubble.
Cary Joji Fukunaga will take over from Danny Boyle as the director of the next James Bond film. Boyle dropped out from directing the film blaming "creative differences" for the move. Fukunaga has recently directed Netflix's dark comedy Maniac which features Emma Stone and Johah Hill as well as directing the first season of True Detective.
Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen has been ruled out for his team's preliminary final against the Melbourne Storm. Gallen was unable to recover from a shoulder injury he sustained in the Sharks' win over Penrith 21-20 last week. Gallen will be replaced by Luke Lewis.
Last night's rose ceremony was certainly one of the most dramatic seen in this season of The Bachelor. Crowd-favourite Shannon was eliminated leaving fellow-bachelorette Dasha devastated. While Shannon told Nick he should have given them more of a chance, Sophie was pretty pleased with herself as she secured the final single date before hometown visits. Read our full episode recap here.
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