Brekky Wrap: Secret-Syrupy-Sexcapade Sees Man Charged

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

The husband of missing Sydney woman Lynette Dawson has spent his first night behind bars. 70-year-old Chris Dawson was arrested at a Gold Coast home on Wednesday. He was extradited to NSW on Thursday morning where he is expected to be charged over the alleged murder of his wife almost 37 years ago.

READ MORE: Chris Dawson Set To Face Court For Late Wife Lynette's Murder

Lyn Dawson during the Chequerboard interview. Image: ABC/ The Teacher's Pet

A landscaper has smeared himself in maple syrup during a break on a work site in the US and then recorded himself having sex with a female co-worker. The 52-year-old man has been charged with voyeurism  after he refused to delete the video of the pair and their sticky encounter. The woman did not know she was being filmed when she agreed to the syrupy sexcapade.

Saucy..... Image: Getty Images.

It’s the final parliamentary sitting day of the year and the federal government will attempt to get it’s ‘big stick’ legislation for energy companies over the line. The draft laws include penalties and the potential forced break-up of companies to ensure power prices don’t surge. Meanwhile, new powers allowing police and intelligence agencies to gain access to encrypted messages are set to be given the green light.

READ MORE: The Anti-Terrorism Encryption Laws We Can't Afford To Get Wrong

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will push through encryption laws on Thursday.  Image AAP.

School students have been left 'traumatised' after they were forced to investigate the 'murder' of an elf during a classroom activity. While the UK school said the students were engaged in the Christmas-themed activity, some parents said their children were extremely upset by the idea of piecing together a murder.

READ MORE: School Students 'Traumatised' After Investigating Classroom 'Murder'

Image: Twitter/Flowery Field Primary School.

Five current and former US Presidents have joined thousands of mourners at a state funeral to farewell President George H.W. Bush who died aged 94. His son, Former president George W. Bush, choked back tears as he delivered an emotional and personal eulogy.

READ MORE: George W. Bush's Emotional Farewell To The 'Best Father A Son Or Daughter Could Have'

Bush farewelled his father at state funeral. Image: Getty Images.

A nationwide recall has been issued for Nanna’s Family Apple Pies, there are fears the dessert could be contaminated with glass. It affects those with best before dates of the 21st and 22nd of October 2020.

READ MORE: Urgent Nanna's Family Apple Pie Recall After Glass Contamination Warning

It’s been revealed the Northern Territory has the shortest wait times for elective surgery in the country. NSW leads the way when it comes to patients being seen on time in emergency departments.

Sweet Country was the big winner at this years Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts awards, taking out Best film, screenplay and cinematography -- while the films Hamilton Morris clinched best leading actor.

The First Test against India gets underway at Adelaide Oval on Thursday. Victorian opener Marcus Harris will make his debut in the baggy green.

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