Brekky Wrap: Teen Left Needing 10 Stitches After Telling Woman To Be Quiet On Train
All the news you need to know this Wednesday.
Asylum seekers with links to terrorist groups and violent crime will be locked up in a high-security section of the Christmas Island detention centre. Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce the move on Wednesday in a bid to prevent close to 60 asylum seekers who’ve failed character tests from taking advantage of Labor’s 'Medivac' laws.
The body of missing Sydney dentist Preethi Reddy has been found in a suitcase. Police made the discovery on Tuesday evening after appealing for public help to find her after she was last seen at a McDonald’s outlet in Sydney’s CBD. Police are still investigating the cause of death.
Australian women would have cheaper contraception and better access to abortion if Labor wins the upcoming federal election. The Opposition is set to unveil its $9 million National Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy on Wednesday.
Firefighters are continuing to battle dozens of bushfires burning across Victoria. Despite calmer conditions providing much-needed relief for crews on the ground, towns and farmland remain under threat in the states east.
A 19-year-old man was allegedly attacked on a train after he and his friends asked a couple who were fighting to quiet-down. Following this request, a 31-year-old woman allegedly set upon the teenager with a bottle and hit him in the back of the head. As he started to bleed in the carriage, his friends called a paramedic and he was treated at Hornsby station. The woman has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm.
Three small mail bombs have been found at major transport hubs in London. The suspicious packages were discovered in buildings at Heathrow Airport Waterloo Station and near London City Airport. Counter-terrorism officers are investigating.
Hillary Clinton has confirmed she won’t run for President in 2020 but said she’s not going anywhere. The former secretary of state and first lady has vowed to "keep standing up for what she believes".
India has beaten Australia by eight runs in the second One Day International to take a two-nil series lead. Virat Kohli starred for the hosts scoring 116 runs.
Separated twins Nima and Dawa have been given the green light to go home five months after surgery. The girls and their mother will fly back to their Himalayan home on Wednesday.
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