Brekky Wrap: Instagram Star Found Dead, Stuffed In Suitcase
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A Russian Instagram influencer has been found stabbed to death and stuffed in a suitcase at her Moscow apartment. Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, was discovered on Friday after her family raised the alarm when she failed to contact them. When the landlord opened the front door, they reportedly saw Karaglanova's legs sticking out of the case. Russian police said there was no sign of struggle and no weapon inside the apartment. They are investigating jealousy as a possible motive.
More than 700,000 unemployed welfare recipients had their payments cut more than two million times in the past year after failing to look for work or attend job interviews. The federal government data reveals roughly 78 percent of those on the Jobactive program had at least one payment suspension last financial year.
Police in Canada are retreating from a remote town where two teenagers suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler, were reportedly sighted earlier this week. Officers stormed York Landing after men matching the teens' descriptions were spotted at a dumpster, there’s been no sign of them since. Their focus is now back on Gillam.
Telstra wants to close a loophole, that allows organisations to access the private data of millions of Australians. A parliamentary inquiry has heard that at least 87 organisations, including councils and small government agencies, have sought metadata held by telcos. Telstra is calling for that access to be denied.
A truck driver has been charged, accused of running from the scene after hitting an elderly woman in a wheelchair in Sydney’s inner west. The man, 34, was chased down by members of the public in Newtown late yesterday morning – he’s due in court today. The 87-year-old victim suffered suspected pelvic and limb injuries.
AFL fans will be among the first to trial scalper-proof ticket technology in Australia. From next season, phones and watches will give people entry to the grounds, with the barcode changing every 15 seconds to stop scalpers from selling the same seat multiple times, reports the Herald Sun. Marvel and Perth Stadiums will be the first to trial.
Prince Harry has revealed that he and wife Meghan want just two children because they want to help save the planet. Speaking to conservationist Dr Jane Goodall for British Vogue, the Duke of Sussex said that having Archie made him see the world differently and that mankind needs to do more to save the environment. "Surely, being as intelligent as we all are, or as evolved as we all are supposed to be, we should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation," he said.
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