Brekky Wrap: Police Left In Hysterics After Chasing 'Dinosaur' Down Street
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U.K. police officers have been left in hysterics after a chase involving a 'dinosaur'. Dashcam footage of the incident shows the T-Rex type figure sprinting through Plymouth, Devon on Saturday night. “Makes you wonder how they became extinct don’t you,” one officer said. The whole thing was uploaded to the Charles Cross Police Team Twitter page. "We can confirm the Doyouthinkhesawus is NOT extinct and they can run real fast!" they said. It's not known why the person was fleeing police or if they were arrested. You can watch the full video above.
A former Chief Judge says his inquiry into Kathleen Folbigg’s convictions only reinforced her guilt. The report by Reginald Blanch QC was released late yesterday and slams the evidence given by Folbigg back in April. The 51-year-old was jailed in 2003 for killing four babies in the decade from 1989. She’s always denied being involved.
Five adults and 16 children will front court today after a 21-hour standoff at a juvenile justice system on the NSW Central Coast. Six people were taken to hospital, including an 18-year-old man who is fighting for life with stab wounds and facial injuries. It’s not yet known what sparked the initial riot.
Police have stepped up their search for the nation’s most wanted fugitive.Graham Potter, who served a 15-year sentence after he decapitated a 19-year-old in NSW and vanished after failing to appear at a Melbourne court in 2010 over a second alleged murder plot. He’s also wanted over serious drug charges. Images of his Queensland bush camp have been released by police in the hope of finding him.
Mack Horton and Swimming Australia have been slapped with official warnings after the Olympic champion refused to take the podium alongside China’s Sun Yang at the World Championships. Horton had in the past called Sun a "drug cheat" after he was suspended for three months in 2014 for doping. FINA said the podium protest was against regulations. "While FINA respects the principle of freedom of speech, it has to be conducted in the right context".
U.S. President Donald Trump will host Prime Minister Scott Morrison for an official visit and state dinner in September. The Whitehouse says the visit would celebrate “close friendship, shared history and reaffirm their common vision for global peace.”
U.S. prosecutors have dropped a rape case against football superstar Christiano Ronaldo after conceding the claims cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. He was accused of attacking a woman at a Las Vegas strip resort in 2009.
The Australian Medical Association is expected to unveil a new guide to help patients navigate the health care system. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the focus to be on out-of-pocket medical costs
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