Brekky Wrap: Heart-Stopping Moment Toddler Leaps From Top Bunk As Parents Film Themselves
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Video has been uploaded to social media of the moment a toddler leaps from the top of a bunk bed after copying his mother jumping into his dad's arms. Three-year-old Gabriel Bono, from Russia, flipped onto his head while his parent's backs were turned. Thankfully he managed to escape injury. The video, uploaded to Tik Tok and Instagram, has sparked debate. "Wow! That poor kid. Parents are too self absorbed that they neglect their child," one user said. "The child may have had a smile on his face but this doesn’t excuse the parents being neglectful. What if your son really injured himself? Shame on both of you," said another. The toddler's mum, Sveta Ananas, hit back claiming: "I remember very well how I flew from closets onto the bed."
A man is yet to be questioned by police over yesterdays knife rampage in Sydney’s CBD. The 20-year-old is suspected of murdering one woman before running into the street and stabbing another. Bystanders managed to detain the man, pinning him with a chair and milk crate until officers arrived. He remains under police guard in hospital.
There’s been a second night of chaos at Hong Kong’s International Airport as pro-democracy demonstrators took over the terminals. All flights were cancelled as protestors used trolleys to block access to departure gates, while scuffles broke out as travellers pleaded to be allowed past. China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong in retaliation.
Pro-democracy protestors block the entrance to the airport terminals. Photo: Getty
Climate change will be front and centre when the Prime Minister meets with Pacific Island leaders today. Eight island nations declared Scott Morrison’s half-a-billion-dollar pledge worthless unless Australia fast-tracked its transition to renewable energy and banned new coal mines.
Three men have been charged and will front court, accused of opening fire at police officers a Melbourne McDonalds. Officers hid inside the Sunbury restaurant early yesterday as shots rang out. Thankfully no one was injured.
The number of young Australians choosing not to drink has risen by more than 50 percent since 2013. Research conducted by the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking found a similar trend in dozens of other countries. Of data collected from 63 nations, alcohol consumption had declined in more than two-thirds.
In sport, Australia will be out to claim back to back wins when the second Ashes test gets underway at Lord’s tonight. James Pattinson has been rested with either Josh Hazlewood or Mitchell Starc to come into the 11.
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