The Morning News Wrap for Friday 10th August 2012


Australia is now in the top 10 in the Medal Count. Usain Bolt becomes the first person to successfully defend the Olympic Sprint double when he won a 200 metre sprint overnight. A prototype NASA lander has crashed and burned in a test flight at the Kennedy Space Centre. Cambodian PM delivers his longest speech – 5 hours and 20 mins. Bodies of 14 males found in Mexico.  Canadian Man charged over his plans to do a copy cat Dark Knight Rises shooting. Hey Dad Tv star Robert Hughes arrested in London for sexual abuse of girls on the set of the 80’s sitcom.  French wine harvest is off to a flying start.  Five fire fighters die in Turkey Helicopter crash. Billy Crystal is writing a book on ageing – as he turns 65. Aussie Rowing Team win gold, female diver wins silver and our ladies water polo team win bronze. Tongan divers have found a sunken wreck of a ship that sunk early last century, which legend has it, is full of treasure. One person dead and one missing in a Sydney fire. US Postal service records a $5billion loss. Wall Street down 10 points. Four Sydney people have been detained over the torture of a 14 year old boy.



Categories: Current Affairs

1 reply

  1. Hey Pete, you got that right!

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