Brekky Wrap: Viral Video Appears To Show Frog 'Come Alive'
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In a now-viral video, a woman filmed the moment a piece of raw frog appears to have come back to life, twitching off a table. The meat can be seen twitching on a restaurant table before seemingly yanking itself off the plate and on to the floor as terrified diners scream. The footage was uploaded to Facebook, but it's not known where it was taken but has since been viewed over five million times. Some people claimed that nerves could have been to blame. “It was so fresh that some of the muscles are still firing off signals,” one user said. Others were simply horrified. “Hell no if my food is walking, I’m walking too," said other. See the video above and judge for yourselves.
Fijian police are treating the death of an Australian UN development worker as murder. Jennifer Downes was killed in her home on Tuesday, her husband, who is also an Australian citizen, is in hospital. The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the Downes family.
Boris Johnson has been officially sworn in as Britain’s new Prime Minister. He has vowed to deliver Brexit by the end of October, "no ifs, no buts," adding that: "The buck stops with me". Seventeen cabinet ministers have been sacked or have resigned, among them leadership rival Jeremy Hunt.
Police in Canada have zeroed in on a small town in the country’s north as they search for two teenagers suspected of the murder of Australian Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend. The couple were shot dead and left in a ditch near their broken-down van in British Colombia nine days ago. A car believed to belong the teens has been found torched in a reserve near Gillam.
A man, 56, has died in a house fire in Sydney’s west. Emergency crews were called to the Guilford West home at about 10pm last night. The man was pulled from the property unconscious but died at the scene.
Employers who underpay their workers could soon face jail time. The Attorney-General Christian Porter is working on the new laws. He said the fine imposed on chef George Calombaris for underpaying his workers almost $8 million was too light.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller has told a US congressional hearing that he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice. In a dramatic public admission, he said he would have sought the leader's indictment were it not for a policy that prevents charging a sitting president.
Bindi Irwin has announced her engagement. Long-term boyfriend Chandler Powell popped the question on Bindi's 21st birthday, nearly six years after they met at Australia Zoo.
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