Brekky Wrap: A Father Has Been Arrested For Slapping His Stepdaughter's Bully
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Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died aged 85. Known for his white ponytail, dark sunglasses and gloves, Lagerfeld was the creative director of Chanel and Fendi and was one of the fashion industry's most respected figures, working up until his death.
Cyclone Oma is barrelling towards the Queensland coast as a category three system and could make landfall between Mackay and Fraser Island by the end of the week. It’s causing hazardous surf conditions in the south.
A Melbourne chiropractor is under investigation after footage emerged of him performing spinal treatments on a two-week-old baby. Regulators are now assessing the video, posted six months ago to the Cranbourne Family Chiropractic clinic Facebook page.
There has been no sign of two young tourists, missing on the NSW Mid North coast. The 20-year-old Europeans haven’t been seen since the weekend. Their personal belongings were found on Shelley beach, near Port Macquarie, early Monday morning, their wallets and passports were discovered in a rental car nearby.
Bank bosses would be forced to publicly explain how they are fixing their corporate culture if Labor wins the next election. The opposition wants the big four banks and the Australian Banking Association to check- in every six months.
A Texas man has been arrested for allegedly slapping a 12-year-old boy in the face. James Peace, 37, claimed the boy had been bullying his stepdaughter on the walk home from school on February 14, calling her 'a transvestite' before 'throwing ice cream at her'. The student took a photo of himself after the incident and later showed it to the police. Peace is now facing charges.
Bernie Sanders has announced he’s running for U.S. president in 2020 – taking aim at Donald Trump as a ‘racist’ and a ‘pathological liar’. It’ll be the 77-year-olds second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hilary Clinton in 2016.
Wastewater analysis has revealed Sydneysiders are consuming twice as much cocaine as those in Melbourne and Brisbane. Nationally, more than 4.1 tonnes of cocaine was consumed between 2017 and 18, up 34 per-cent on the previous year. Ten tonnes of methylamphetamine was consumed over the same period.
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