Brekky Wrap: Chilling Moment Shark Knocks Young Boy Off Surfboard
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A seven-year-old boy has been left shaken after being knocked off his surfboard by a shark.
Chandler Moore, 7, was riding a wave in Orlando, Florida on Saturday when he was hit by what appeared to be a blacktip shark.
“I was just surfing and then I saw two fish,” the boy said. “I thought the thing that hit me was a fish.”
The entire ordeal was filmed on a GoPro attached to Chandler's board.
"When we looked back I saw it was actually a shark. I was like, ‘Oh my gosh’, " he said.
Thankfully Chandler escaped unharmed and is keen to get back on the board as soon as possible.
Australia has fallen in global education rankings with some students lagging years behind their international counterparts.
A study of more than 500,000 15-year-olds found Aussie students are 3.5 years behind their Chinese counterparts in maths while scores for science are at their lowest level ever.
The results are being described as a “wake up call”.
Thick smoke is expected to settle in on Sydney for another day as bushfires continue to burn out of control in the south and Hawkesbury.
There are 111 blazes burning across the state, close to half are yet to be contained. Firies will be competing with more hot, dry and windy weather.
The federal government will reintroduce its so-called union-busting bill in parliament today.
It comes a week after it was voted down in the upper house after One Nation pulled its support.
Attorney-General Christian Porter confirmed the bill remains unchanged and says there should be a "strong starting point for a fresh round of consultations with cross-bench senators".
Donald Trump has labelled French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ‘nasty’ for declaring NATO ‘brain dead’.
The clash came ahead of the 70th anniversary summit being held in London.
The US President has demanded Europe pay more for its collective defence and make concessions to US interests on trade.
Meanwhile, Trump says a trade deal with China may have to wait until after the 2020 US Presidential election.
He’s told reporters that he has no deadline -- the remarks sending stock prices tumbling.
There are calls to ban the advertising of caffeine-loaded energy drinks on public transport.
It comes after a Cancer Council survey found teens that consumed energy drinks at least once a week were twice as likely to get less sleep than their peers who don’t.
Teenage boys were significantly more likely than teenage girls to be weekly energy drink consumers.
Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will meet for a third day of remediation talks with both parties looking to reach a settlement.
The former Wallaby is seeking $14 million in compensation after his contract was terminated in May due to a controversial Instagram post.
He’s arguing wrongful dismissal.
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