Brekky Wrap: Woman Films Man Allegedly Raping Her On Dance Floor
All the news you need to know this Wednesday.
Thousands of people have gathered in Melbourne overnight to say their final goodbyes to international student Aiia Masarwa, 21. She is making her final journey to Israel, a week after her death. She’s expected to be laid to rest on Wednesday.
A woman whose car was crushed by a sign on a busy Melbourne freeway is suing for compensation. Nella Lettieri was on her way to pick -up her daughter on January 8 when the four-tonne sign fell on her car. She said she’s now too afraid to drive.
A man has been stabbed in the back by a stranger at a Sydney hospital. The 45-year-old man was attacked in the triage area of RPA Hospital and has since undergone surgery. A 29-year-old is under police guard and is undergoing a mental health assessment.
A woman in Atlanta, Georgia filmed the moment she was allegedly raped on a busy nightclub floor. According to Metro US, the woman can be heard saying, ‘No, stop it, please. Help me!’ The alleged attacker is also in the video as the woman continues to ask for help. The 12-minute video documents the entire alleged attack and police are now investigating the incident.
The US Supreme Court has backed Donald Trump’s policy to ban transgender people from serving in the military. While the ruling isn’t a mandate, it has opened up the option for the military to enforce the ban.
Two of Japan's largest convenience store chains have announced they will stop selling pornographic magazines ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. 7-Eleven and Lawson Inc said they fear selling the magazines would leave a negative impression on the droves of international tourists that will flock to the nation for the sporting events.
A record number of Australians are donating their organs. More than 1500 people received a life-saving transplant last year, which is up 144 on the previous year.
Ash Barty has been knocked out of the Australian Open with a straight-sets loss to Petra Kvitova. Rafael Nadal won his match in three sets. He’ll now face tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals.
Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette, Margot Robbie and Troye Sivan have all missed out on Oscar nominations. In good news for Australia, production designer Fiona Crombie and screenwriter Tony McNamara are in the running for their work on The Favourite which is up for 10 awards.
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