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Doctors Accidentally Set Fire to a Patient’s Chest During Open Heart Surgery

The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.
Gavin Butler
6.5.19
tech

A Teen Hacked Apple Twice, Hoping They'd Give Him a Job

A magistrate spared the boy a conviction, telling him to "use your gifts for good rather than evil".
Gavin Butler
5.28.19
Australia Today

The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder

The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. Today, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Australia Today

Old People in Australia Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam

Retirees have allegedly been duped out of more than £65,000 to attend and compete in dancing competitions that never happened.
Gavin Butler
4.2.19
Australia Today

Man Admits He Killed an Airbnb Guest over Unpaid Rent

Thirty-six-year-old Ramis Jonuzi was strangled to death after he was unable to pay the £112 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
Australia Today

A Man Burned Down a Massage Parlour Because it 'Smelled Like Semen'

The 37-year-old has now been sentenced to 20 months in prison.
Gavin Butler
2.7.19
Australia Today

A Teen Kidnapped and Tasered the Girl Who Called Her a ‘Dog’ on Instagram

"You have got some issues," said the magistrate when the 18-year-old appeared in court.
Gavin Butler
1.23.19
Australia Today

Sorry, but Your Nicotine-Free Vape Probably Contains Nicotine

Australian researchers tested ten different "nicotine-free" vape liquids to find 60 percent of them contain nicotine.
Gavin Butler
1.14.19
Australia Today

Did a Guy in China Really Get a Lung Infection Huffing Sweaty Socks?

It's thought that the man could have inhaled fungal spores by sniffing his dirty footwear every day after work.
Gavin Butler
12.19.18
death

A 16-Year-Old Has Died After Being Electrocuted By His Headphones

The teenager in Malaysia was found dead with blood coming out of his ears.
Gavin Butler
12.10.18
Australia Today

Japan Is Giving Away Abandoned Houses for Free

There are more than 8 million vacant properties littered throughout Japan – and they're going dirt cheap.
Gavin Butler
12.4.18
nudes

Consenting Teenagers in Australia are Now Legally Allowed to Share Nudes

New laws aim to prevent sexting teenagers from being charged with possession of child porn.
Gavin Butler
12.3.18
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