The Buro Daily: Today’s news in 2 minutes
1. Australia, Dami Im is your 2016 Eurovision contestant
After last year's Guy Sebastian cameo at Eurovision, Australia was invited to compete again in the glittering pop competition. Last night, all was revealed when ex-Eurovision champ Conchita Wurst announced at her Sydney Opera House show that 2013 X-Factor winner, Dami Im, would be the one to take on the wind machines in Stockholm. Im said of the appointment, "I truly believe that the Australian public and Eurovision fans around the world are going to love the song I will be performing in Sweden. I cannot wait to showcase it to the world and represent Australia to the best of my ability!"
2. Oscar Pistorious' final attempt at an appeal has been shut down
The lawyers repping the former Paralympic champion convicted for shooting his girlfriend, have argued that the Supreme Court of Appeal has upgraded his conviction to murder and applied for leave to appeal to the highest court in South Africa; to which the National Prosecuting Authority opposed and shut.It.Down. Pistorious has now gone back to jail to carry out the rest of his 15-year sentence.
3. A 19-year-old Melbourne woman has suffered incredibly severe sunburn, blames faulty sunscreen
Taryn Hawken of Pakenham in Melbourne has suffered such terrible sunburn, that she has been admitted to hospital and may have to have skin grafts. The cause, she claims: Faulty SPF30 sunscreen. Hawken claims to have applied the Banana Boat Sport SPF30 45 minutes before and "every hour" spent in the sun. This is the second complaint of its kind for the SPF brand and is being investigated, but has called into question the effectiveness of the product.
4. Forget appointments, now you can just tweet an Apple Genius
Overnight, Apple launched it's new twitter account (@Applesupport) aiming to help give Apple users a simple way to their fastest questions. From now on, instead of having to book an appointment at your local Apple store, you can simply tweet your problem and have the team of Geniuses come right back. Launched overnight, the account has already gained over 78K followers and fired off over 1100 helpful tweets.
5. A teacher in South Carolina has been fired after students steal her nudes
Leigh Anne Arthur, a high school teacher of 13-years, in South Caroline's Union Country has claimed that she has been forced to resign from her position after a 16-year-old student stole her phone and found a single nude photograph, which he then passed the image onto fellow students. After being forced to resign, for having the photos in the first place*eyeroll*, Arthur's students have since come to her side, posting an online petition with over 3,000 signatures, which labels her as the "victim of a blatant attack of her privacy."
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