Police looking for convicted sex offend Sydney
Police looking for convicted sex offender in Sydney.
A convicted sex offender who has a history of absconding is now missing in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Police have urged people on Sunday to help them track down Sean Broaders, who is 56-years old. He was last seen on Easy Street at Randwick just before 8 pm on Saturday. He has been convicted several times for sex offences. Back in 2007, he absconded from a secure psychiatric hospital in Melbourne.
Later he was spotted six days later in Adelaide, and he had shaved off his beard to become unrecognizable. Police said in a statement that he requires regular medication. They described him as thin and bald, with a grey-and-white beard.
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Sydney flight key link in Australia's effort to contain coronavirus.
There are two possible cases of coronavirus under investigation by New South Wales Health officials among hundreds of airline passengers who flew from Wuhan to Sydney with a man infected with the deadly disease. As per the authorities, there have been three cases of the deadly virus in Sydney so far that brought the national total of confirmed cases to four.
A man who is in his 50s was the first confirmed case in Australia yesterday. Two men who were diagnosed in Sydney travelled to Wuhan, and one person was in direct contact with a confirmed case while he was in China. One of the men who are in the 30s arrived in Sydney from China on January 6th, but he did not develop symptoms until January 15th when he finally visited the doctor.
The second man who is 40 years old arrived on January 18th after spending time in Wuhan, but he had not shown any symptoms until last Friday.
Sydney finds new ways to mark the day of Mourning with a Buŋgul, a procession, an overnight vigil.
A procession was weaved through Sydney after an exhilarating celebration of Dr G Yunupingu. The city commemorated “the day before the country changed”. Everyone was invited to join and be with the community. The elders carried smoke with them.
People were singing songs. The number of procession keeps growing. The festival event much before landing at Barangaroo for the Vigil which was part of artistic director Wesley Enoch’s commitment to finding new ways to mark 26 January.
Women danced and sprayed water from the harbour to cleanse the land. The headland that was named for another spirited Cammeraygal woman, Barangaroo, 250 Aboriginal flags were flown as more people greeted the procession. Some stayed until dawn.
The fire kept on burning and reflected what life was like before the first fleet landed, and before the Union Jack was planted.
Sydney airport on high alert amid coronavirus scares.
The spread of coronavirus grips the world, and the Sydney airport is also on high alert. As per date, the health authorities have confirmed three cases of coronavirus in New South Wales that brings the nationwide total to four. Three men who were in their 30s, 40s, and 50s are getting treatment in Westmead Hospital in Sydney, and they are under isolation.
Jenny Mikakos, who is Victorian Health Minister, said in his statement that a case of the respiratory condition had been confirmed in a man who returned from China last week. He was in his 50s and was in Australia for six days before he got diagnosed. So far, 41 people have lost their lives in China, and over 1200 have confirmed with the deadly diseases. Brad Hazzard, who is the NSW Health Minister, said that18 people across the state had been diagnosed to date.
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A child with coronavirus symptoms rushed to Sydney hospital.
A child from Australia has been rushed to Sydney Children’s hospital after he showed symptoms of deadly coronavirus. He arrived at Sydney airport on Friday night. He is the fifth person to be tested for the infection. The hospital staff and paramedics were wearing protective equipment and face masks. He was tested for the virus and later released.
As per the authorities till now, four people have been checked out, of which two were cleared while results for the other two are still waiting. Dr. Kerry Chant said in a statement that the patients were kept in isolation. They do not pose any risk of transmitting the virus. The health scare at Sydney airport is getting severe. Dr. Chant said that the testing is taking approx six hours, but the time frame will reduce in the coming days.
Four people put under quarantine in Sydney over suspicion of coronavirus
The health authorities have confirmed that they have put four people in quarantine after possibly contracting coronavirus. As per the reports, the man who was first quarantined was not on board to the plane that came from the epicentre of the deadly disease in China. All four of them are in hospital amid an investigation of the potentially fatal disease. NSW Health has not disclosed the location of the hospital because of privacy reasons. The doctors are screening every person on the flight that is coming from Wuhan on Thursday, but they have not found any traced of the virus. The disease has caused a significant death alert across the world, and till now 17 have confirmed dead. There are more than 600 potential infected people under treatment, and 18 million are in lockdown.
Sydney is looking for feedback on the smart city framework
The city of Sydney has invited feedback on the plans of becoming a smart city. The initiative is supposed to help the city to cope with the increasing population and climate change. A draft on Smart City Strategic Framework is available for the review that shows how Sydney is planning to do more with less in terms of resources, space, energy and more. The city is looking for a “problem-driven, evidence-based approach” and does not want tech just for the sake of it. The plan is not to reinvent the wheel in its smart city journey and to make sure that the smaller cities around like Newcastle get a chance to adopt technologies like predictive analysis and Internet of Things. As there will be concerns over data sharing and privacy, the city authorities are taking every step carefully.
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Artist from Brisbane lost both legs in a freak accident in New York.
According to the reports, a young Brisbane artist was in New York when she met with a freak accident on the New York subway. She has lost her both leg. Visaya Hoffie is currently in intensive care. Her mother, Professor Pat Hoffie, is there with here. She tripped onto subway tracks earlier this month and was run over by the train's seven carriages.
She suffered head injuries, fractured vertebrae and a "sheared" vertebral artery. Her both legs were amputated. Her mother posted the update on social media that she has to undergo multiple operations, and now she does not require breathing support.
She is eating and talking. Though she was sedated most of the time while she was conscious, she said that she would deal with the situation. Fortunately, there was no evidence of any brain damage.
Own goal sinks Mariners. Brisbane in the top six.
Lewis Miller hit a personal goal that helped Brisbane Roar to end the game with a 1-0 victory against Central Coast Mariners and stagger into the Hyundai A-League top six. Brisbane full-back Corey Brown managed an 86th-minute attempt, which ricocheted off the legs of Central Coast defender Miller. He tricked past Mark Birighitti in the Mariner's goal to secure a third win in four for Robbie Fowler's side.
The most golden of these chances fell to Daniel De Silva and Tommy Oar. De Silva's looping header was bouncing off the underside of the post. On the other hand, Oar's ensuing attempt bravely blocked on the goal-line by Roar defender Scott Neville. Brisbane offered very little in the second half after Mariners goalkeeper Birighitti denied in-form attacker Brad Inman.
Brisbane wins big, all thanks to De Villiers.
AB de Villiers managed to lay down the foundation of the Brisbane’s win with 71 off just 37 balls. Brisbane finalized the innings with 186-5. Brisbane kept the hopes high in the Big Bash league playoffs with a dominant win over leaders Melbourne Stars. The Heart was at 10 points when they entered the ground with two games yet to play.
They entered into the top five with a 71-run victory that clinched with 14 balls to spare at the MCG. The table-topping Stars promptly collapsed in response, spinners Mitchell Swepson and Mujeeb Ur Rahman doing the damage for Brisbane as Melbourne were bowled out for 115.
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A team of doctors stationed at Lucknow Airport
The Health Department has fixed the duty of doctors and staff at Amausi Airport regarding Corona virus. For this, other equipment including test kits and masks have been provided. The CMO says that special caution will be taken regarding travelers coming from China.
A thermal scanner has also been arranged at the airport. This will know the temperature of the body. Duty has been fixed in three shifts of eight hours each for doctors and staff. This team of doctors will conduct medical examination from all levels of all the travelers coming from abroad.
Two Chicago cops injured in Garfield Park Crash, driver arrested.
As per the reports, police have arrested a woman after a crash in while two Chicago police officers got been wounded in Garfield Park on the West Side on Saturday. A marked squad car responded to a call of a car fire at around 11:47 PM.
It was hit by a black 2012 Volkswagen that was turning left onto Pulaski from Erie Street. Two male officers were injured and were taken to a hospital for treatment. The 60-year-old woman who was driving the sedan was taken into custody. The crash is being investigated as alcohol-related.
Vehicles in Lawndale targeted by a thief.
According to the statement issued by Chicago police, there had been three vehicle thefts reported in January in Lawndale on the West Side. In every incident, someone stole the vehicle that was parked on the street. A car was picked from 1200 block of South Karlov Avenue on 14th Jan at 10 AM.
Another one was selected from 1400 block of South Kostner Avenue on 20th Jan sometime between 10 PM to 10 AM. The last one was selected from the 3700 blocks of West Roosevelt Road on the same day at around 3 PM. Police have urged the public to come forward if they have any information about the robbers.