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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cycling Safety Ad Slammed For Being 'Sexist'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Mueller's Trump-Russia Report May Name Aussies

2 min read

An eclectic group of characters, including a handful of Australians, are likely to feature in Robert Mueller's much-anticipated report into Donald Trump and Russia's effort to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

World

World

Man Cries And Pleads Guilty To Sending Pipe Bombs To Trump Critics

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Cesar Sayoc, 57, sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York.

News

News

One Leader Said Right-Wing Extremism Is Growing, The Other Denied It

2 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said "violent right-wing extremism" was on the rise globally within hours of US President Donald Trump saying he didn't "really" think so.

World

World

Trump Lies Twice About 'Tim Apple' Gaffe Despite Video Evidence

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In an utterly predictable but no less absurd turn of events, Donald Trump is now refuting video evidence in which he called Apple CEO Tim Cook "Tim Apple".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Thought Husband Was Cheating, Allegedly Drowned Daughter

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Ex-Trump Adviser Paul Manafort To Be Sentenced Over Fraud Conviction

2 min read

Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, is to be sentenced by a judge in Virginia for bank and tax fraud uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

National

National

Momo Artist Says His Creation Is Now Dead And 'The Curse Is Gone'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

World

World

Otto Warmbier's Family Slams Trump For Backing Kim Jong-un On Son's Death

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US President Donald Trump believes North Korea is responsible for Otto Warmbier's death, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says, after the family of the American college student blamed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Town Sold A Family's Beloved Pug On eBay To Pay Off Debts

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Trump Walks Out Of Talks With Kim Jong-Un Over Sanctions Demand

1 min read

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim Jong Un because of unacceptable demands from the North Korean leader to lift punishing U.S.-led sanctions.

News

News

Brekky Wrap: Mother Of Three Explains Why She Co-Sleeps With All Of Her Kids

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Updated

Updated

All The Bizarre Moments You Missed (So Far) At The Cohen Hearing

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President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is testifying against his former employer before a House congressional panel.

World

World

Donald Trump And Kim Jong-Un Meet In Vietnam For Second Summit

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have greeted each other with handshakes and smiles as they met again in Hanoi, Vietnam..

World

World

Cohen Accuses Trump Over WikiLeaks, Moscow Project And Hush Payments

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Michael Cohen will testify on Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time about a leak of emails that would hurt his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Funeral Companies Sue Pastor After He 'Resurrected' A Dead Man

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Donald Trump To Declare National State Of Emergency Over Border Wall

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President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to obtain funds for his promised US-Mexico border wall

Sport

Sport

Incoming Bogeys! Trump Installs Golf Simulator In White House

1 min read

Looks like there's going to be a par-tee every day in The Oval Office.

World

World

A Kid Bullied For His Presidential Surname Has Been Invited To The State Of The Union

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A young student apparently being bullied at school over his last name has been invited by the US President and First Lady to the State of the Union address. The kicker? The kid's last name is Trump.

World

World

Does America's Extreme Cold Mean That Climate Change Is A Myth?

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According to climate sceptics, record cold temperatures and snowfall are proof that global warming isn't real. The sceptics are wrong.

World

World

Trump Backs Down 'Temporarily', Deal Sees End To Longest-Ever Shutdown

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President Trump signed a bill Friday night to reopen the federal government for three weeks, officially ending the shutdown stalemate that left hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay.

World

World

Pelosi Blocks Trump Delivering State Of The Union During Shutdown

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed President Trump in a letter Wednesday she will not permit him to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government reopens.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Films Man Allegedly Raping Her On Dance Floor

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Supreme Court Allows Trump's Transgender Troop Ban

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 The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military.

World

World

Mike Pence Compares Donald Trump To Martin Luther King Jr.

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has compared President Donald Trump to legendary equality advocate Martin Luther King, and the internet is struggling to deal with it.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Injured After Gumtree Deal Goes Wrong

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Trump To Meet With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un A Second Time Next Month

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 President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un at the end of February at a place to be announced later, the White House said on Friday.

World

World

Trump Had Michael Cohen Lie To Congress About Moscow Trump Tower Project: Report

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Trump has repeatedly and forcefully denied having any business dealings in Moscow.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'B**** I'm Scared': Cardi B Hits Out At Trump Over Shutdown

1 min read

Cardi B has delivered a powerful PSA to her nearly 40 million Instagram followers.

World

World

Feast Fit For A Shutdown: Donald Trump Serves Fast Food At White House Event

2 min read

In the White House State Dining Room, under Abraham Lincoln's stern gaze, Donald Trump laid out a feast of "great American food" for a visiting college football team.

World

World

GoFundMe 'Trump Wall' Campaign To Refund All Donors

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A GoFundMe campaign to subsidize what it called "the Trump Wall" will refund all money to donors because it did not meet its $1 billion goal, said Bobby Whithorne, director of North America Communications for GoFundMe.

Politics

Politics

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen To Testify On Russian Investigation

2 min read

Despite his longtime loyalty to President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen is now cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Drags Puppy Behind Scooter Until Its Paws Bleed

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Views

Views

What It's Like To Live In Australia And Have Trump As Your President

6 min read

January 20 marks two years since perhaps the most bizarre historic moment of my lifetime:

World

World

Trump To Make Prime Time Address On Border Security

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President Trump will make a prime time address Tuesday night from the Oval Office about border security, as the partial government shutdown over his border wall continues into its third week.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Samuel L. Jackson Endorses Lawmaker's Use Of 'Motherf*****' When Referring To Trump

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Newly elected Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib received a good deal of criticism after referring to President Trump as "the motherf*****" and calling for his impeachment Thursday, hours after she was sworn in.

Politics

Politics

"Impeach That Motherf***er": Freshman Senator Goes Off On Donald Trump

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Despite steady calls from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Democrats not to bring up impeachment, Rashida Tlaib didn't hold back her thoughts on the President.

World

World

Trump And Democrats Fail To End Shutdown During 'Contentious' Talks

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President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders failed to strike a deal in sometimes combative talks on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the U.S. government

Politics

Politics

Trump Printed Out A Game Of Thrones Meme For A Big Meeting

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In the middle of a US government shutdown, Donald Trump brought something into a meeting for show-and-tell.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Agreement Reached Following Little Girl's Death After 'Jump' From Balcony

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

USA And Israel Pull Out Of UN Education, Science And Culture Agreement

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has just lost two members, as the USA and Israel protest what they perceive as 'anti-Israel bias'.

World

World

Ready To Drop Something 'Much Bigger': US Military Apologises For Bomb Tweet

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The US Strategic Command has apologised for a tweet that appeared to joke about bombs.

Life

Life

We Asked A Psychic For Her 2019 Predictions About World Events

4 min read

Rose Smith has been in the psychic game for as long as she can remember.

World

World

The Biggest Unsolved Mysteries Of 2018

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In a year when the president fought with congressional leaders on live TV and celebrities set off mental health scares on Instagram, it's hard to believe there'd be much mystery left behind the news.

World

World

'Poor Me': Donald Trump's Lonely Christmas Tweet

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"I am all alone," the President tweeted.

World

World

North Korea Ordered To Pay Millions To Dead Student Otto Warmbier's Family

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A US court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $700 million ($USD501 million) in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto Warmbier.

Politics

Politics

US House Passes Bill With $5 Billion For Trump's Wall

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The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending measure to avoid a government shutdown that included $5 billion for border wall funding.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Here's A List Of Animals That Resemble World Leaders. And Vice Versa.

5 min read

I must confess I feel a bit sorry for Dermophis donaldtrumpi.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Megan Mullally Deeply Embarrassed By Trump's Emmys Tweet

1 min read

Megan Mullally would much rather forget that she ever sang onstage with Donald Trump.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Allegedly Tried To Smuggle 50 Kilos Of Cannabis To Brisbane

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Army Veteran Crowdfunds Millions To Build Trump's Wall

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A group fundraising to help the U.S. President 'Make America Safe Again' has raised $2 million in just four days.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Banksy Strikes Again With New Artwork

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

'We Have Defeated ISIS': Trump Starts US Troop Withdrawal In Syria

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The United States said on Wednesday it has begun withdrawing US forces from Syria.

World

World

Blind, Underground-Dwelling Creature Named After Donald Trump

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U.K. based company, EnviroBuild, bought the naming rights to a newly discovered caecilian to make a political stance against Donald Trump's views on climate change.

World

World

'You Sold Your Country Out': Judge Rips Into Michael Flynn

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Michael Flynn -- the former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump -- received an almighty dressing down at his sentencing for lying to the FBI on Tuesday.

World

World

Trump's New Chief Of Staff Called Him A 'Terrible Human Being' On Camera

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That didn't take long.

World

World

Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting Chief Of Staff

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US President Donald Trump has announced that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Alleged Chinese Restaurant Robber Gets Stuck In Grease Vent For Two Day

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Trump Ex-Lawyer Gets Three Years Prison For Illegal Hush-Money Payments

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Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was sentenced to a total of three years in prison on Wednesday.

World

World

Trump Throws 'Tantrum' During Meeting With Top Democrats

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An Oval Office meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders spiraled out of control over funding for the border wall Tuesday, devolving into what Senator Chuck Schumer called a Trump "temper tantrum."

World

World

Google Forced To Explain Why Searches For 'Idiot' Result In Trump

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In July this year, Google users -- so pretty much all of us -- noticed an unusual occurrence: searching for 'idiot' in Google Images resulted in pictures of Donald Trump.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Seniors Arrested For Having 10 Kilos Of Cocaine On Cruise Ship

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

The U.S. Supreme Court Is On A Collision Course With Trump

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump.

News

News

TIME’s Person of the Year Shortlist Contains A Few Surprises

2 min read

Sorry, you didn’t get nominated this year either.

World

World

Trump's 'Smocking Gun' And His Magnitude Of Other Twitter Faux Pas

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US President Donald Trump has made another mistake on his favourite social media platform.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Another Trump Tweet Fail, And Brexit Chaos

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Six Months Since The Singapore Summit And Little Has Changed

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The firebrand U.S. President and North Korean dictator shook hands in Singapore six months ago, but there is little sign of real progress towards denuclearisation according to a leading U.S. political analyst.

World

World

Trump Declares He's Tariff Man And Twitter Loses It

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The U.S. President appears to be very fond of the Caps Lock button, and Twitter users can't get enough.

The Project

The Project

Caravan Of Hope: Migrants Risk Their Lives For A Chance At A New One

3 min read

There's nothing safe about trying to get into America from Mexico as a migrant. 

Politics

Politics

Trump Plays Nice With China At G20, Agrees To Ceasefire In War He Started

2 min read

After months of turmoil for the global economy, the US President has offered a truce in his trade war with China.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Kid Rock Fired From Christmas Parade Following 'Anti-PC' Rant

1 min read

The genre-melding country hip-hop star we know as Kid Rock will no longer be leading this year's Christmas parade in Nashville.

The Project

The Project

Caravan Of Hope: The Project Goes To Mexico To Meet The Migrant Convoy

1 min read

The Project's Hamish Macdonald travelled to Mexico to meet the people in the migrant caravan.

World

World

German Chancellor Caught Using Cheat Sheet For Scott Morrison Meeting

1 min read

Angela Merkel has seen so many prime ministers, she needed a quick refresher in her meeting with Scott Morrison

World

World

Trump Wanders Off Again, Leaves Argentinian President Confused At G20

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Welcome to another instalment of Donald Trump Wanders Off Confused: G20 Edition.

World

World

Creepy Handshakes And The Ghost Of Khashoggi: Welcome To G20 Summit In Argentina

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The world's most powerful rulers have convened in Buenos Aires, the first time the annual forum has met in South America. And despite the Saudi Crown Prince's best efforts, he keeps getting cornered about Jamal Khashoggi.

Politics

Politics

Scott Morrison All Smiles During Last-Minute G20 Meeting With Trump

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Donald Trump barely cracked a smile when he met a beaming Scott Morrison in Argentina on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

World

World

Oh Baby! Snarling Trump Blimp Soars At Argentina G20

1 min read

Clutching a phone and wearing a nappy, the Donald Trump baby blimp is floating in Argentina, where the world’s most powerful leaders are meeting for the G20 Summit.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fires Raging In Queensland And Trump Cancels Putin Meeting

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

G20 Showdown: All Eyes On Trump As World Leaders Meet

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The world’s most powerful leaders will meet in Buenos Aires on Friday, but whether the G20 summit is a success likely all depends on one man – Donald Trump.

World

World

The Story Behind This Photo Of A Mother Fleeing With Her Twin Girls

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The photographer who took a picture of a mother and her two daughters running away from a smoking tear gas canister near the U.S.-Mexico border shares more about what happened.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Fires Escalate And Amy Shark Dominates The ARIAs

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Fires And Rain Deluge In NSW

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Note To Internet: Trump Was Not 'Destroyed' By A Tweet

5 min read

“Comedian Michelle Wolf destroys Trump” read the headline, and as I clicked my heart sang with blessed relief.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

NSW Fires And Trump Calls Migrants 'Criminals'

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

People Believe Fake News If It Comes With A Photo

3 min read

People are more likely to believe something that isn't true if the claim is placed next to a loosely relevant photograph, new research shows.

News

News

A Comedian Has Owned Donald Trump With A Single Tweet

1 min read

Comedian Michelle Wolf broke the internet with the ultimate Donald Trump diss.

World

World

Trump Will Stand By Saudi Arabia Despite Khashoggi Murder

1 min read

U.S. President Donald Trump has released an extraordinary statement on murdered Saudi Arabian critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Hayne Released On Bail And Tim Cahill's Last Game

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jim Carrey Hit Out At Trump, Called Him A 'Melanoma'

1 min read

Jim Carrey had some strong words for the US president over the weekend.

World

World

Trump Refuses To Listen To Khashoggi Killing, Dismisses CIA Finding As "Premature"

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi “very premature”.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

APEC Ends In Disarray And A Horrific High-Speed Formula 3 Crash

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

Politics

Politics

Trump Just Called Fire-Ravaged Town 'Pleasure' Instead Of Paradise By Accident

2 min read

It's hard being the president.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

One Year Since 'Yes' Vote And Morrison At ASEAN

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

CNN Suing The White House

2 min read

CNN Going To Court Over Banned White House Correspondent

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

CNN Sues Trump And Morrison Tries To Secure Indonesia Free Trade

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Democrats To Investigate If Trump Uses 'State Power' To Target Press

2 min read

When Democrats take control of the US House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc.

World

World

Trump Roasted For Skipping Armistice Day Memorial Due To Rain

2 min read

People are heaping scorn on Donald Trump after he cancelled an appearance at an Armistice Day memorial because it was raining.

World

World

Accused U.S. Mail Bomber Could Face Life In Prison

1 min read

New York federal prosecutors have brought new charges against Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of President Donald Trump.

News

News

Trump Demands 'Respect' From White House Reporters

2 min read

The Don also hinted CNN's Jim Acosta won't be the only journalist to have his White House credentials revoked.

World

World

Trump Administration Plans To Halt Southern Border Asylum Seekers

3 min read

Immigrant advocates denounced the move, saying it violated existing U.S. law that allows people fleeing persecution and violence in their home countries to apply for asylum regardless of whether they enter illegally or not.