M68!: Morning News Wrap. From around the Globe to your Frontal Lobe. Good Morning. Here is the News:
A two year old boy has died in hospital after being pulled from an inflatable backyard pool in Morayfield. I am gobsmacked at the number of children drowning this summer in backyard pools. Toddlers + pool equals serious amounts of diligence needed.
Former One Nation Senator Rob Culleton has lost his Senate Spot.
Man fatally stabbed in the back outside a Perth Church.
Teen injured falling from a cliff in Sydney’s East.
20 Riders stuck on top of a Movie World Roller Coaster for over an hour in the serious heat yesterday. They were all rescued ok. See Pic.
TigerAir cancels all flights to Bali. I guess that’s less Aussies for the Security Guards to plant drugs on….And yes I am still raging about this….As I have read a lot more stories of this happening as couples leave Bali: having to pay a fine to be allowed to leave the country. I for one wouldn’t go back.
A 911 operator has been called by her 14 year old daughter because their house was on fire. She kept the family calm as she dispatched a fire truck.
Obama gave his last speech as President. Good. Cya.
Speaking of Obama. The US Military dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016: that’s about 72 a day or 3 an hour. 12,095 of these were in Iraq…..remember that’s the war that Obama waxed eloquent that he would end blah blah blah 8 years ago.
Tiny Drones to be America’s secret weapon on the battlefield….Guess its not a secret weapon anymore.
Mark Zuckerberg has hired two former presidential campaign managers…..and there is speculation he is looking at a tilt at the US Presidency…So I guess the voting cards will simply ask voters: of the two Candidates, which one of their friend requests will you accept.
Woman caught smuggling boyfriend out of Venezuelan jail in a pink suitcase.
China Aircraft carrier enters strait of Taiwan.
Speaking of China, Thousands flee fighting on Myanmar’s border with China.
German minister wants suspected extremists to wear electronic monitors.
Twin Bombings in Kabul kill 38 people.
Colombian Bridge collapses and kills at least 7 people.
Wall Street up 62 points.
A 15 year old girl in the UK has been charged with the murder of a 7 year old girl.
And the fact for the day: Houseflies hum in the key of F.
Have a super day.