Brekky Wrap: Trump's Russia Investigation Comments, Guatemala Earthquake And Serena Withdraws
All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.
US President Donald Trump says he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself in the Russia investigation, but insists he has done nothing wrong. His comments come as a special counsel investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election enters its second year.
A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has hit the Guatemalan coast according to the US geological survey. The quake comes just one day after a violent volcanic eruption devastated the nation with the death toll rising to 62 and hundreds injured.
Former One Nation Senator Fraser Anning, who removed himself from Pauline Hanson's party late last year, has announced he has joined Bob Katter's Australia Party. Speaking on ABC's 7:30 on Monday, Anning promised to fight a fair go for regional and rural Queenslanders, saying that Hanson showed him no loyalty after he was sworn into the Senate.
A man is in intensive care in Sydney's north, and a woman is in a stable condition after they both suffered stab wounds following an alleged dispute inside a unit in Asquith overnight. Two people found uninjured inside the unit have been arrested and are helping police with inquiries.
The nine-metre-long skeleton of a mystery dinosaur species has fetched more than $2 million at an auction in Paris. The fossil -- which was dug up in the U.S. in 2013 -- is believed to be over 150 million years old, and has been on display at the Eiffel Tower.
Serena Williams says she is "beyond disappointed" after pulling out of the French Open with an injury, ahead of her much-anticipated fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova. The champion tennis star -- who was making her Grand Slam return after giving birth to her baby daughter last year -- says she will be undergoing an MRI scan for her right pectoral muscle.
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