Aussie Dropbears crowned world quidditch champions

Aussie Dropbears crowned world quidditch champions

Updated July 25, 2016 17:42:26 Photo: The Dropbears celebrate their victory at the World Quiddich Championships. (Facebook: Quiddich Australia) Related Story: Dropbears captain took up quidditch to impress a girl Related Story: JK Rowling’s Harry Potter chair sells for $517k Australia, meet your new sporting champions: the mighty Dropbears. They have taken out the Quidditch World Cup — a sport inspired by the game played by fictional teenage wizard Harry Potter — after defeating the “best team in the world” in a gripping match in Germany. “WE DID IT! The…

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Boy, 17, strapped to mechanical chair as ABC Four Corners footage reveals abuse at youth detention centre

Boy, 17, strapped to mechanical chair as ABC Four Corners footage reveals abuse at youth detention centre

Warning: This story contains graphic images and content that may disturb some readers. Disturbing footage has emerged of a 17-year-old boy, who was one of six boys tear gassed at a juvenile detention centre near Darwin, being strapped to a mechanical restraint chair. Previous slideNext slide Boys tear gassed Q&A: Abuse of children in custody Lindt cafe siege fly-through Baby dies after given wrong gas 6 things you need to know about Kim Carr Melbourne hit with another home invasion Woolworths to axe 500 jobs Gunman places suburb in lockdown…

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Sources: DNC was warned

Sources: DNC was warned

The revelation raises questions about whether the DNC could have done more to limit the damage done by hackers suspected of working for Russian intelligence. The DNC brought in consultants from the private security firm CrowdStrike in April. And by the time suspected Russian hackers were kicked out of the DNC network in June, the hackers had been inside for about a year. A person briefed on the DNC’s response says the warning from the FBI and other agencies wasn’t specific, and that the extent of the problem wasn’t clear…

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More delays in train station murder case

More delays in train station murder case

THREE West Australian youths facing murder charges, including a 12-year-old boy, remain locked up and in limbo nearly six months since being charged, with no short-term prospects of their cases being resolved. The 12-year-old, who was 11 when arrested, is one of the youngest people ever charged with murder in Australia. He appeared in the Perth Children’s Court via video link on Monday alongside a co-accused 14 and 17-year-old who are yet to enter a plea. media_cameraMurder victim Patrick ‘Paddy’ Slater.The case was adjourned until September 5 by Judge Denis…

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