Brekky Wrap: Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Servo Over Hot Dogs

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Labor leader Bill Shorten moves his campaign to the Northern Territory today. He’s expected to promise a bigger budget surplus, rather than further tax cuts, to prove the party can responsibly manage the budget. Prime Minister Scott Morrison will spend a second day campaigning in Tasmania where he will pledge $25 million for local hospitals.

Meanwhile, voters are being reminded they have until 8pm tonight to make sure they’re on the electoral roll and their details are up to date.

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These two men have started speaking and won’t stop for five and a bit weeks (Images: AAP/Mick Tsikas & Daniel Pockett)
IMAGE: AAP/Mick Tsikas & Daniel Pockett.

Melbourne man Borce Ristevski will learn his fate today as he’s sentenced for the death of his wife. Karen Ristevski went missing in June 2016, her body discovered in bushland eight months later. Borce pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month after denying and involvement for years.

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At least 28 people have been killed, 22 others are injured, after a tourist bus plunged off a road in Portugal. The driver lost control while navigating a bend on the island of Madeira, the vehicle crashing into a number of houses. Most of the victims are German, according to SIC TV.

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The scene of a tourist bus crash in Canico, Santa Cruz, Madeira Island, Portugal, 17 April 2019. IMAGE: Homem Gouveia/ EPA

France will invite architects from around the world to submit their designs for a new spire to sit atop the Notre Dame cathedral. The original was completely destroyed after a devastating blaze ripped through the 850-year-old building earlier this week. More than $1 billion has been donated to help restore the historic structure.

A wild brawl has broken in Ohio after a service station employee accused four women of stealing hot dogs. In a video posted to YouTube, the group of women can be seen throwing a number of items at the shop worker, including a petrol hose, rubbish bin and squeegees, while screaming obscenities at the man. Cam Dancy, who took the video has told the Cleveland 19, said the group first went after a customer before jumping the man that helped out. It's not known if anyone was arrested.

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US scientists have partially revived pig brains, four hours after the animals were slaughtered. While consciousness or awareness was not restored, many other parts of the brain and lots of cellular function either returned or was preserved.

Time magazine has unveiled this years list of the most influential people. Taylor Swift, Dwayne The Rock Johnson and US politician Nancy Pelosi are among the six famous faces featured on the cover. Lady Gaga, Donald Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Mark Zuckerberg and Michelle Obama also made the list.

Brisbane takes on Collingwood at the Gabba tonight to kick off round five of the AFL. In the NRL, Cronulla welcomes back Paul Gallen for the Sharks clash with Penrith.

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