Brekky Wrap: Pittsburgh Victims Identified And Turnbull In Bali For ScoMo
All the news you need to know this Monday.
The victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting have been identified by US authorities, the oldest being a 97-year-old woman. The victims were aged between 54 and 97 and included one married couple and two brothers. US federal prosecutors have charged 46-year-old Robert Bowers with 29 offences including 11 counts of murder. US Attorney Scott Brady told media at a press conference on Sunday that Bowers made statements regarding genocide and anti-semitism as he opened fire on people praying at the synagogue.
It is believed the owner of Leicester City football club, Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board his helicopter when it crashed on Saturday evening. Srivaddhanaprabha's helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium after a Premier League match against West Ham. The club's owner routinely leaves the stadium in his helicopter which lands on the centre circle of the pitch after every Leicester home game. Five people in total died in the crash.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrived in Bali on Sunday evening to lead an Australian delegation attending a conference on how to protect the world's oceans. Turnbull takes this leading role at the request of current PM Scott Morrison. Turnbull had a very close relationship with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and will attempt to repair damaged Indonesian-Australian ties with him at a meeting on Monday.
Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten will on Monday outline Labor's foreign policy approach should they be elected to office at the next election. Labor says Australia's relationship with neighbours in the Asia-Pacific should be driven by a desire to help the region grow. In his speech to be delivered at the Lowy Institute, Shorten is expected to say a Labor government will boost foreign aid and encourage investment in infrastructure projects in the region.
Meghan Markle has praised New Zealand for being the first country in the world to legalise women's voting. Speaking in the nation on the 125th anniversary of female suffrage, she said New Zealand is "universally admired" for being the trail-blazer in this area. She also spoke about fairness and feminism and how voting is a basic human right that should be afforded to all people.
Part of Syria's national museum in Damascus has been reopened to the public six years after the nation's civil war forced it to close. World-famous artefacts were removed from the museum and hidden in secret locations in 2012 as a means of keeping the exhibits safe. The opening of the museum comes as the Syrian government claims normality is returning to the nation. Earlier this year, President Bashar Assad's forces reclaimed Damascus, but fighting still continues in parts of the country.
Australia trails Pakistan by 151 runs in the T20 International final in Dubai. The Pakistan team already leads the series 2-0 and likes their chances at taking out the series with straight wins. Babar Azam started off Pakistan's game with a strong half-century in a 93-run partnership with Sahibzada Farhan.
The 'Ross-from-Friends' lookalike robber has been identified, according to Blackpool Police. A post appealing for information about a man who allegedly robbed a store in the English city went viral when people noticed he looked just like actor David Schwimmer. Blackpool Police posted to Twitter saying they were overwhelmed with the public help and support and have now found the man at the centre of the crime.
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