Brekky Wrap: Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses
All the news you need to know this Wednesday.
Wynn Resorts has abandoned plans to take over James Packer’s Crown Resorts after details of the buyout were leaked. The US Casino operator had proposed to buy the company for $10 billion in a cash and stock deal but has now confirmed that all discussions have been terminated.
A court has heard the Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Australian woman Justine Damond Ruszczyk feared an ambush. Ruszczyk had called 911 about a possible sexual assault near her home in July 2017, when she was killed by a single bullet. Mohamed Noor has been charged with two counts of murder and one of manslaughter.
Parts of Melbournes CBD will be shut down this morning as more than 100,000 workers protest to demand secure jobs and higher wages. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews will be among the crowd. Similar action is being held right around the country.
A Brisbane commuter has spotted a glaring spelling error on dozens of city buses. The word consumption is misspelt on close to 100 no smoking, eating or drinking signs. An image of the error was posted on Reddit this week alongside the caption 'Every. Single. Brisbane. Bus. How have I not noticed this?' A council spokesman has told the Courier Mail that the dodgy stickers are on about eight per cent of Brisbane's bus fleet and that work is underway to replace them.
The Morrison Government will spend $70 million in a bid to avoid a repeat of the mass fish kills in the Darling River. The package, to be unveiled today, will include restocking the river, installing cameras, updating water meters and research to improve water quality.
Labor is unveiling a $63 million plan to cut the smoking rate in Australia if elected next month. It’s in an effort to reduce cancer cases across the nation.
Actress Lori Loughlin has been hit with a new money laundering charge in the college admissions bribery scandal. It comes a day after fellow actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen others, agreed to plead guilty.
Richmond star midfielder Dustin Martin is free to take on Sydney in round five after successfully having his two-match ban reduced at the AFL Tribunal. Martin could also be fined for his middle-finger and snorting gesture directed at a Giants player in last weekends clash.
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