Brekky Wrap: Delivery Driver Steals Family Dog, Lists It Online For $100
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A delivery driver has allegedly stolen a family's dog in Texas with the intention of selling it online. Mycah Keyona Wade, 22, was arrested on July 16, nearly two weeks after a couple reported that their dachshund, RJ, was stolen from the front yard of their home. Wade and her boyfriend had been dropping off packages for Amazon when they allegedly stole the pup. Investigators later found the beloved pet on Craigslist for $100. RJ was safely reunited to its humans a day later, while the alleged thief was arrested and charged. “This does not reflect the high standards we have for delivery service partners," Amazon said in a statement. "We’re glad the customer has been reunited with their pet, and we have been in touch with them to make it right.”
ASADA has defended its decision not to release the drug test results of swimmer Shayna Jack. The anti-doping body said it is investigating whether the athlete was preyed upon and targeted by a drug “facilitator”.
The morning commute for Sydney drivers is the worst in the country – taking an average of 71 minutes each day. That’s a 17.4 percent increase in the 15 years to 2017, according to the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia. Other capital cities came in well below Sydney, with Brisbane drivers clocking an average of 66.7 minutes to get to work, and Melbourne 65.4.
Meanwhile, the new research has revealed that half of all young adults under the age of 30 are still living at home with their parents. According to the HILDA study, those living at home were more likely to be unemployed, non-working full-time students and single.
A bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW could be introduced to state parliament as early as today. 15 MPs across the political divide are co-sponsoring the bill that would allow terminations on request for women up to 22 weeks. Beyond that, women would need the consent of two doctors.
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Two teenagers suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend, remain on the run in Canada. The search has been extended to the tiny community of York Landing after locals reported sighting the pair yesterday, but police are no closer to making an arrest. "After a thorough and exhaustive search, [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] has not been able to substantiate the tip in York Landing.
READ MORE: Teen Fugitives Continue To Elude Authorities
At least 52 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil.Sixteen of the dead were decapitated, the others died from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out. The violence broke out after rival groups clashed inside the Altamira Regional Recovery Center.
In sport, Robbie Farrah is expected to call time on his NRL career. The Wests Tigers hooker has just celebrated his 300th match and will front the media late this morning. Fellow 300-game Tiger Benji Marshall is expected to make a call on his career in the coming weeks.
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