1. Michelle Levy home
The father of Michelle Levy – the 11-year old runaway- has said he is still in the dark regarding what occurred while the young girl stayed with a stranger for two nights but that he was confident she was ok.
“She hooked up with someone on Saturday night – I mean, not in the hook-up sense,” Mr Levy said.
“Someone came across her and took her under their wing since Saturday night.”
“We don’t know exactly what happened. All we know is that they went shopping.”
The Daily Telegraph reports that her the disappearance was related to an argument with her father over a “chocolate laying under a bed.”
The newspaper also reports that her father is due to appear in court on November 20 charged with common assault in an unrelated incident, “in relation to an incident with a male. “
Adam Levy did not comment on the assault charges to News Limited.
2. Five-year old boy tested for Ebola
A five-year old boy is being tested for Ebola in New York after developing a fever.
The boy had recently returned to the US with his family from the West African nation of Guinea.
He was among five members of his family who were being quarantined inside their apartment.
The New York Times reports that the boy’s mother is by his side.
3. Prosecutor to appeal Pistorius sentence.
South African prosecutors have said that they will appeal the verdict and sentence in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Former Olympic athlete Pistorius was found guilty of manslaughter over the killing for his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year and sentenced to five years imprisonment.
For a striking opinion piece on the verdict read this post here.
4. Jakarta International School
A disturbing account of staff raping children as young as five at the Jakarta International School has been reported by News Limited.
The case began in March when a five-year old boy was allegedly raped by cleaner in the school toilets.
The allegations have extended to three children – with six members of staff from cleaning contractors arrested.
The parents of the first boy have a $142 million lawsuit against the school saying he would require care for the rest of his life.
5. Ginger jihadist in new video
Abdullah Elmir the Australian teenager dubbed the “ginger jihadist”, has appeared in a new video on YouTube released by IS.