- Father saves son after dingo grabs sleeping toddler from camper van on Australian island
'The parents woke up to the baby screaming and chased after him and had to fight the dingoes off', paramedic says
Samuel Osborne. The Independent. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:00:53 GMT.
- Andrew Hastie's campaign bus survives 'dead of night' arson attack
The campaign bus of high-profile West Australian MP Andrew Hastie has survived an arson attack on Thursday night after the grass in a paddock where it was parked was doused in petrol and set alight.
Nathan Hondros. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:05:02 +1000.
- Father Saves Toddler After Dingo Drags Him Away From Sleeping Family
The 14-month-old boy suffered a fractured skull and puncture wounds in the attack by a dingo on Fraser Island in Australia, where the wild dogs have attacked people three times this year.
Daniel Victor. New York Times. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:00:26 GMT.
- Dingoes drag 14-month-old baby out of caravan as his parents sleep
A father has saved his baby son from being dragged away by a pack of wild dogs at an Australian holiday home.
Sky News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:32:00 +0100.
- Father saves toddler being dragged away by dingoes
A man has fought off several dingoes to save his 14-month-old son from one of the wild dogs that was dragging the boy from their camper van on an Australian holiday island, rescue workers said.
Irish Independent. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:10:18 +0100.
- Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police
Lucy the rat went missing in downtown Sydney, sparking a social media search and emotional reunion.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:57:52 GMT.
- Australia dingo attack: Father saves toddler from wild dog
The boy had been sleeping inside a campervan when a dingo came and dragged him away.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 02:35:20 GMT.
- Dingo drags sleeping toddler from bed on Australia's Fraser Island
A dingo dragged a sleeping toddler from a camper van on a popular Australian holiday island late on Thursday, but his father awoke and pulled his 14-month-old son from the jaws of the dog-like dingo.
Reuters. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:03:56 -0400.
- Australian father rescues toddler from dingo's jaws
SYDNEY (AFP) - A father rescued his son from a dingo's jaws after the infant was dragged from a campervan at an Australian tourist island, authorities said Friday (April 19), in the third such attack this year.
Straits Times. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:55:05 +0800.
- U.S backpacker, 27, issues desperate plea for help after surviving a horror car crash
An American backpacker who survived a horror head on collision on an Australian freeway is pleading for help to pay her mounting medical bills.
Daily Mail. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:48:22 GMT.
- Pub apologizes, removes controversial photo of Jesus after extreme backlash: 'Absolutely disgraceful!'
An Australian pub has deleted an image of Jesus after facing extreme backlash on social media.
Alexandra Deabler. Fox News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:57:21 GMT.
- Australia: Criminalising Women
Investigating why more Australian women are behind bars than ever before and the challenges they face once released.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:52:41 GMT.
- Australia officials work with social media to safeguard poll
Australian electoral authorities say they have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18.
ABC News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:24:27 -0400.
- Australian Borce Ristevski jailed for killing Kiwi wife Karen
Melbourne man Borce Ristevski who killed his wife Karen and dumped her body in bushland has been sentenced for her manslaughter.Supreme Court Justice Christopher Beale jailed Ristevski for nine years. He will not be eligible ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:38:50 +1200.
- Espresso yourself: Coffee thoughts leave a latte on the mind
For millions of Australians, each day begins with a hot cup of coffee in order to activate our brains for the working day. The morning coffee run also acts a social lubricant, a creature comfort and, for some, a non-negotiable ritual.
Science Daily. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:14:37 EDT.
- Bare-faced cheat: Women 'better at hiding infidelity'
Researchers at the University of Western Australia took a group of 1,500 people and showed them pictures of 189 Caucasian adults (101 men and 88 women), having first asked them if they had been unfaithful to their partners. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:09:05 -0400.
- Jewish association accuses Muslims of 'rejoicing' as Notre Dame burned
The Australian Jewish Association cited alleged social media post by Muslims and people with Arab names that delighted in the church's destruction.
Jerusalem Post. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 19:06:59 GMT.
- False alarm: workers return to Madrid skyscraper housing UK embassy after fake bomb threat
A Madrid skyscraper housing the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies was evacuated on Tuesday midday over a bomb threat. Spanish police have now said it was a false alarm.
The Local. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:34:00 +0200.
- Australia to keep playing the UN cyberspace norms game
The United Nations now has not one but two separate forums for discussing international rules of behaviour in the cyber realm, and Australia will be supporting them both.
ZDNet. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:09:00 +0000.
- Cricket Bad Boys Steve Smith And David Warner Return For Australia's World Cup Title Defense
Fallen heroes Steve Smith and David Warner were named in Australia's World Cup squad and are set to be pivotal players in their team's title defense.
By Tristan Lavalette, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33:00 +0000.
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occupies the continent of Australia and a number of nearby islands.
Its capital city is Canberra, and its national currency is the Australian
Dollar. English is the primary language spoken by Australians, and
in 2007, Australia's estimated population was 20,434,000.
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