Brekky Wrap: Aussie 'Hot Cop' Goes Viral With Thousands Of Comments
All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.
Cooler conditions and rain have given firefighters a reprieve as they continue to battle bushfires burning across Victoria. The Dargo, Bunyip and Yinnar South blazes remain the biggest concern. At least nine properties have been gutted.
On the west coast, 80 kilometres an hour winds are fanning the flames of an out of control bushfire burning in Perth's northeast. Bullsbrook residents have been told to leave their homes.
An Iraqi asylum seeker has been found dead in his room at the Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney’s west. He's the second person to die at the complex in less than two months.
Labor will today unveil its plan to tackle childhood obesity. The Opposition pledged to restore funding for the Kitchen Garden Program which it rolled out nationally when last in government. One in four Aussie kids are overweight or obese.
People are going wild for a dashing police officer in Western Australia. Police shared a photo of 'hot cop' Senior Constable Paul Ellison on Facebook, asking people not to drink and drive -- but they got a few more responses than they bargained for.
"I've been drinking all night and I'll be on Koombana Bay Road in about 15 minutes," one woman commented. "Bring handcuffs."
More than 10,000 people have commented on the post.
A massive clean-up is underway in the US after two tornadoes tore through Alabama, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more. Winds of up to 240-kilometres-per-hour ripped off roofs, snapped trees and brought down powerlines in the state's Lee County… some family homes have been reduced to rubble.
Hobart has become the first city in Australia to ban single-use plastics. A new bylaw was approved overnight and will apply to plastic cups, lids, utensils, straws and sauce packets.
Former 90210 star Luke Perry has died after suffering a stroke. The 52-year-old was rushed to an LA hospital on Wednesday. He passed away surrounded by close friends and family.
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Prodigy singer Keith Flint, who became one of the best known faces of 1990s British electronic music, has died age 49. His death is not being treated as suspicious.
READ MORE: Prodigy Singer Keith Flint Dies Aged 49
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