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1. Victorian man faces 193 charges over online grooming and sexual assault of children.
A man from the northern Victorian town of Echuca is facing 193 charges over the online grooming and sexual assault of girls.
The offences relate to 23 girls from all over Australia, Victoria Police say. Five of those alleged victims are from Victoria.
The alleged offences occurred between September 2011 and August 2015, ABC News reports.
The 27-year-old man will return to court on July 15.
2. Investigation into Prince’s death continues as dance parties erupt in his honour.
As the world awaits confirmation of the cause of Prince’s death on Thursday, dance parties across the world have been held in honour of the musical icon.
Events included an alleged 5,000-person block party by Spike Lee in Brooklyn, New York and an overnight dance party at The First Avenue Club in Prince’s hometown of Minnesota, where several buildings and websites have been coloured purple.
Unconfirmed reports by entertainment website TMZ suggest an overdose of the painkiller Percocet may have preceded the 57-year-0ld musical icon’s death.