Brekky Wrap: Dutton's New Au Pair Drama And Apple To Announce iPhones
Everything you need to know on your Friday morning.
Peter Dutton is facing more questions after it was revealed that one of the au pairs he saved from deportation was planning to work for a former Queensland Police colleague. The Italian woman was detained in June 2015 because Border Force believed she planned to work as a babysitter -- which would be in breach of her visa -- but Dutton overruled officials warning she would be "high risk", and granted her a three-month tourist visa.
Health authorities are warning of the potential of weight-loss drugs marketed as "shredders", containing the chemical DNP. It prevents energy from being stored as fat, instead releasing it as heat, which can damage the cells of organs. It has been linked to several deaths overseas.
A toxic Melbourne warehouse fire is under control a full 17 hours after it started. However, firefighters expect to stay there for days monitoring the situation.
Apple is set to announce at least one new iPhone -- and possibly three -- on September 12. Invites for its annual event went out on Thursday local time, and while the event is shrouded in secrecy, as per usual, there are rumours that the new iPhones will come with gesture controls and a range of "unconventional" colours.
French star Gérard Depardieu is facing a criminal investigation into rape and sexual assault allegations made by a young female actor, with the French public prosecutor opening a preliminary investigation. He has refuted all accusations.
Brad Pitt's foundation Make It Right is facing claims that the homes the charity helped build in the wake of Hurricane Katrina are degrading. Residents have reported sicknesses and headaches, and several are now banding together to file a lawsuit.
The sister of Collingwood star Travos Varcoe has died in hospital days after a horror on-field crash. Maggie Varcoe, 27, accidentally clashed heads with a teammate during Sunday's Adelaide Football League grand final on Sunday.
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