Brekky Wrap: NSW Fires And Trump Calls Migrants 'Criminals'
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Australian-born terrorists could be stripped of their citizenship and forced to leave the country under new rules set to be introduced into parliament before Christmas. The new proposal will aim to revoke the Australian citizenship from dual nationals who have committed terror offences and could bar people who have been involved in terrorism overseas from entering the country for two years. Citizenship would only be stripped if the Department of Home Affairs could ensure the person has citizenship eligibility elsewhere.
Two large fires burning in the NSW Hunter Region have been downgraded after fire fighters worked through the night to contain the blazes. The fire near Salt Ash is now at Watch and Act level and another near Curry Curry is at Advice level. Fire crews continue to work to extinguish more than a dozen fires that are ablaze in the area.
Sydney airport descended into chaos on Thursday night, with more than 30 in-bound and 12 out-bound flights from the domestic terminal being cancelled. Customers were left frustrated as the worst affected airlines, Virgin Australia and Qantas, scrambled to accommodate their passengers, issuing letters offering to put them up in hotels for the evening. Both airlines blamed the dust storm and strong winds in Sydney for the cancellations.
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US President Donald Trump has threatened to close the entire US/Mexico border if the arrival of central-American migrants at the border causes problems. He also threatened to postpone all trade with Mexico and he said he gave troops permission to use lethal force on the border if necessary. Thousands of migrants are at the border after travelling more than 4,000 kilometres from countries including Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. They aim to claim asylum from persecution in the United States.
Car production company Nissan has sacked CEO Carlos Ghosn amid fraud accusations. After nearly 20 years in the job, Ghosn was detained by Japanese officials earlier this week on allegations of financial fraud. It is alleged Ghosn was under reporting his salary and using company assets for personal use.
Nick Jonas has arrived in India ahead of his wedding to Priyanka Chopra. The pair are set to marry in Mumbai in a five-day affair beginning on November 28, where they will tie the knot in both Hindu and Christian traditions. The wedding will take place at the Umaid Bhawan hotel. Jonas was greeted back to India with a loved-up message from his wife-to-be.
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