Brekky Wrap: Plane Crash Bodies Found And Turnbull's Success In Bali
All the news you need to know this Tuesday.
Rescue workers have retrieved six bodies from the sea after an Indonesian commercial plane crashed close to the nation's capital Jakarta on Monday. Lion Air Flight JT 610 was carrying 189 people when it crashed just 13 minutes after take off. Three children were also on board. Rescue teams have found the wreckage of the tail of the aircraft but are still searching for the body of the plane.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said a free trade agreement between Australia and Indonesia will be signed in just a few weeks time. Turnbull is in Bali at the request of PM Scott Morrison where he is representing Australia at a global oceans conference. Turnbull was sent to Bali for the event due to his close relationship with Indonesia's President Joko Widodo and had the task of repairing recently strained ties between Australia and our northern neighbour.
A Brisbane woman has been jailed for nine years for killing a man who raped her. Roxanna Eka Peters, 35, fatally stabbed Grant Jason Cassar, 51, after he threatened to hurt her daughter if she didn't submit to more sex. Peters then tied a rope around Cassar's body and dragged it for about a kilometre into a ditch where she hid it. Peters is eligible for parole in June 2020.
Another suspicious package addressed to news organisation CNN has been intercepted, this time in Atlanta -- the home of CNN's worldwide headquarters. Local police responded to call at about 9.30am local time on Monday at a post office near the CNN centre. Authorities say the package appears to be identical to the others sent to CNN in New York City and to the homes of Barack Obama and Hillary and Bill Clinton. CNN President Jeff Zucker said the package was found and there was no immediate danger to any staffers or members of the public.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Monday she will not seek re-election when her term as the nation's leader ends in 2021. Merkel has been the German leader since 2005, but said at a conference in Berlin that it is "time to start a new chapter". Now in her fourth term as Chancellor, Merkel said she will not run again for leader of Germany or for any other political office but will remain the country's leader until the next election is contested.
An independent report into the culture of Cricket Australia said the organisation created a toxic environment for players. The Ethics Centre's report said on Monday Cricket Australia's "arrogant" and "dictatorial" culture needs a serious overhaul. This comes among calls to reduce the bans of former captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft. Cricket Australia chairman David Peever insists, however, the body will not change its tough stance on the three following the ball-tampering scandal.
Japanese Princess Ayako has forfeited her royal titles and privileges to marry a commoner for love. Princess Ayako married Kei Moriya in a ritual-filled ceremony, which took place in a pagoda-like building and included common Shinto wedding traditions. Japanese royal protocol says women who marry a person without royal or elite status must renounce their title and privileges, but the same rule does not apply for royal men marrying common women.
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