Brekky Wrap: Teen Who Forgot Purse Set Upon By Pack Of Dogs
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A Tennessee teenager has died after being mauled by a pack of dogs. Adrieanna O’shea, 19, was set upon by a mastiff, Rottweiler-Lab, two mastiff-Lab mixes and a pit bull, as she entered a home in South Knox to retrieve her purse on August 23, Knox News reported. A witness told police she ran to the door and saw the dogs viciously attacking O'shea, throwing her in the air and dragging her toward a wooded area. The teen was taken to hospital but died hours later. "I will never forget your beautiful face, corky sense of humour, and full of so much energy!" her aunt wrote in a heartwarming tribute on Facebook. "Fly high sweetheart, you're at peace now!" All five dogs have been euthanised.
A snap election is expected to be called in the U.K. after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a crucial vote in Parliament. MPs will seize control of the House of Commons agenda and if a bill to block a no-deal Brexit bill passes tomorrow, Johnson has confirmed he will file a motion for a general election.
A man is due in court today, charged with the murder of a toddler in Melbourne. Emergency services were called to the Langwarrin property just after 4pm on Monday afternoon -- the little boy couldn’t be revived.
A Tamil family will today learn if their eleventh-hour Federal Court bid to stop their deportation has succeeded. The couple and two Australian born children have been living in regional Queensland for several years but are now being held on Christmas Island after they were found not to be genuine refugees.
Hurricane Dorian is moving away from the Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction. At least five people were killed and thousands of homes were destroyed when the category five storm struck. Dorian is now heading for the United States as a category two.
The search for survivors of a boat fire in southern California has now turned into a recovery operation. Thirty-four people were killed when a blaze ripped through the dive boat early yesterday. Five crew members survived.
It will soon cost 20 cents more to send letters overseas. It’s one of a number of pricing changes being revealed by Australia Post today. Some international parcel prices are also on the rise.
In sport, the fourth ashes test begins tonight. Usman Khawaja has been dropped to make way for the return of Steve Smith who has recovered from a concussion.
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