Brekky Wrap: Parents Let Landlord Rape Daughter Instead Of Paying Rent
All the news you need to know this Tuesday.
South Australia is bracing for the second day of a 'Code Red' heatwave. Temperatures are forecast to soar into the high 40s in some parts of the state. Parts of Sydney’s west are tipped to hit 38 degrees on Tuesday, while the mercury in Melbourne will nudge 35 degrees.
Water officials will meet today to discuss the response to mass fish deaths in the Darling River. Up to one million fish are dead and more are likely to perish in the coming days as temperatures rise. Environmental water holders, river operators, fish scientists and water policy experts will all be a part of the meeting.
The NSW Government is moving to strengthen music festival guidelines after the death of a fifth young person. Festival organisers will have their events placed on an 'extreme risk' watch list if a patron dies from a drug overdose.
Indonesian authorities have found the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air plane more than two months after it crashed into the Java Sea. The recorder was found buried in about eight metres of mud in 30-metre-deep waters.
Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has experienced a ticketing blunder for the second time in as many weeks. Cathay Pacific blamed an input issue on their website for the mistake, which saw first class fares from Hong Kong to Portugal sold for the price of an economy flight. Cathay is honouring the fares so some lucky customers will travel in luxury for a fraction of the cost.
The parents of a 15-year-old girl have been arrested in Argentina after they allowed their landlord to rape their daughter so they could avoid paying rent. The victim's 37-year-old mother and 65-year-old stepfather reportedly made the arrangement so they could live for free in the apartment. The teenager was also reportedly abused by her stepfather over a sustained period of time. The girl is currently in the care of social services and the girl's parents and the landlord are being investigated for a plethora of criminal charges.
US President Donald Trump has rejected reports he tried to hide his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling reporters he never worked for Russia. It’s his first direct denial of personal collusion.
It’s day two of the Australian Open on Tuesday. Eight local hopes are on court today including Nick Kyrgios and Sam Stosur.
Meghan Markel may have revealed her due date while talking to crowds in Birkenhead in England's north. The Duchess of Sussex has said she’s six months pregnant and will give birth in April.
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