Brekky Wrap: Company Tax Cuts Delays, Housing For U.S. Immigrants And Heather Locklear Arrested
All the news you need to know this Tuesday.
The political row over the government’s $65 billion dollar company tax cuts has taken a nasty turn. Big businesses have warned crossbench parties One Nation and Centre Alliance that Queensland and South Australia stand to lose investment and jobs if they block the government’s cuts to company tax rates. But Pauline Hanson says she will not be “bullied” into changing her mind.
The U.S. will house immigrants at Fort Bliss and Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas, according to US officials. The U.S. military will build temporary camps and has stressed that it is simply providing logistical support for President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
Meanwhile, here's how Jimmy Fallon responded to Trump's "be a man" insult after he lashed out at the late night talk show host on Twitter.
A Sydney aged care worker who bashed a dementia patient will appear in court in August. Dana Maree Gray, 59, pleaded guilty to assaulting a 85-year-old at The Poplars nursing home in North Epping in 2017 and remains on bail. An application for the matter to be heard under the Mental Health Act has been refused.
Authorities in Thailand believe that 12 boys and a soccer coach who disappeared two days ago in a flooded cave, are still alive. The boys, aged between 11 and 15, are believed to have entered the Tham Luang Nang Non-cave in Chiang Rai province with their 25-year-old coach late Saturday afternoon.
A reward is being offered to anyone who can solve the origin of the 'Marree Man', who has baffled onlookers for 20 years. Businessman Dick Smith is offering $5000 to anyone who can solve the mystery after his five-person team failed to find answers during a two-year investigation.
Heather Locklear has been arrested just days after she was released from a three-day psychiatric hold in the U.S. The actress allegedly punched and kicked a police officer and an ambulance worker who had been called to her home by concerned family members.
Former cricket captain Steve Smith has been spotted house-hunting and drinking alone in a bar in New York, ahead of his North American debut this week. Smith was banned from top-class cricket for his role in the infamous South African ball-tampering scandal and will play in the Global T20 which starts on Thursday in Canada.
And you're up-to-date with ten daily.