Brekky Wrap: Dentist Who Exchanged Root Canals For Meth Jailed
All the news you need to know this Thursday
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will resign after a Brexit deal has passed, in a last-ditch bid to get the agreement across the line. She’s told Tory MPs she’s prepared to leave the job earlier than intended to do what’s right for the country.
Three teenagers have been charged with the kidnap and murder of a 17-year-old boy in Sydney’s inner west. Justin Tsang had been missing for four days when he was reported missing from Canada Bay on March 15. His body was found buried at a look-out in the Blue Mountains several days later.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has been caught on camera appearing to suggest the 1996 Port Arthur massacre was a government conspiracy. In new footage aired by Al Jazeera, Hanson said she had “a lot of questions” about the event. It comes days after One Nation staffers were forced to deny they asked the NRA for donations in exchange for weaker gun laws. Hanson is expected to front the media today.
There are fresh calls for Australians to get vaccinated against the flu. New figures reveal almost one in ten people hospitalised with influenza last year were admitted to intensive care. There have already been 19,000 flu cases reported in 2019.
The South Australian nurse who was killed in the 2017 London Bridge terror attack will be awarded one of the country’s highest bravery honours. Kirsty Boden, 28, was fatally wounded when she rushed to help several victims. She will be among 101 people -- including 10 children -- to be honoured for their selfless and brave acts today.
A dentist who admitted to exchanging root canals for meth has been sentenced to 10 years jail. John Wallace Wolf, 62, who also admitted to possessing child pornography, faced up to 60 years prison if convicted at a trial, but instead he took a plea deal. He told the Brooklyn Federal Court that “my drug use cost me my freedom, my profession, and almost my life," and that he hoped to “give back to my community” once he serves his sentence, according to New York Daily News
Melbourne is adding 327 people a day to its population, according to datas from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. If the growth rate continues, the city will overtake Sydney as the most populous city in Australia within a decade.
Australia has beaten Pakistan by 80 runs in the third one day international in the UAE. Pat Cummins took 3-9 from four overs, while Adam Zampa cleaned up the tail with 4-43. Aaron Finch was the best of the batters, scoring 90 runs.
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