Brekky Wrap: Mighty Ducks Star Shaun Weiss Arrested
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The final Newspoll of the year has the Coalition trailing Labor 45-55 on a two-party preferred basis. While Bill Shorten’s popularity has risen, Prime Minister Scott Morrison remains preferred leader.
'Mighty Ducks' actor Shaun Weiss was arrested for shoplifting in November according to TMZ. The actor allegedly stole $200 ( $AUD277) worth of merchandise from second-hand store Rite Aid in Los Angeles. The now 40-year-old who played goaltender Goldberg in the Disney film is facing petty theft charges as well as a probation violation according to TMZ. This incident comes just months after Weiss entered rehab in August this year.
Counterterrorism experts from around the world are gathering in Melbourne on Monday to discuss how to respond to the growing threat of violent extremism. The three-day forum comes a month after the deadly Bourke Street terror attack that killed renowned restaurateur Sisto Malaspina.
Meghan Markle's father Thomas has revealed his daughter gave out party bags of marijuana at her first weeding. Thomas told the Daily Mail that his daughter had "planned everything down to the tiniest detail" which included a very unique gift to all of her guests. The now Duchess of Sussex married American TV producer Trevor Engleson in Jamaica in 2011. The pair divorced in 2013 after two years of marriage. "It’s almost customary down there [in Jamaica]. I don’t smoke weed and to the best of my knowledge nor does Meghan," Thomas Markle said.
There is a fresh push for pill-testing at festivals after a teenager died at a dance party in Sydney. Three others remain in an induced coma on Monday morning after suspected drug overdoses.
New research has revealed one-in-four breast cancers are potentially preventable. Cancer Australia has launched a new website detailing the dozens of risk factors which could contribute to breast cancer.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has faced some online backlash after recommending Myanmar as a 'beautiful' tourist destination. Dorsey tweeted photos of a recent trip to the nation saying the people were "full of joy". Twitter users, however, were quick to notice Dorsey's lack of acknowledgement of the human rights abuses of the Muslim Rohingya minority, with some calling his comments "disgraceful" and "clueless".
Two class actions have been launched in the High Court on behalf of asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore detention centres. The suits cover 1,200 refugees on Manus Island and Nauru.
A major clean-up is underway in Paris after a fourth consecutive weekend of violent, anti-government protests. 125 people were injured in clashes with police and a further 1,200 were arrested.
Australia are four wickets for 104 runs heading into the fifth and final day of the first test against India at Adelaide Oval. Australia are chasing 219 runs for a win.
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