M68!: Morning News Wrap. From around the Globe to your Frontal Lobe. Good Morning. Here is the News:
30 sharks spotted off Victoria beaches.
9 year old Queensland boy fighting for life after being hit by a drunk driver as he looked at Christmas lights.
15 year old girl has stabbed a middle aged couple (who were her relatives) whilst they slept. They are both now fighting for their lives.
Wild Oats XI fights back in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race after a poor start.
Massive seal on the loose in Tasmania….so the headline reads….but aren’t all seals on the loose except the ones in Zoos? See Pic.
Man killed in a robbery hit and run on the Gold Coast.
Three people drowned on Boxing Day across NSW.
Heatwave to hit Sydney.
Record breaking rain shuts Uluru.
From the 1st January electricity prices are set to increase significantly due to the Hazelwood Coal fired power plant closing in Victoria. Passports are also increasing in prices, dole bludgers are being clamped down on include the introduction of an international travel ban for welfare recipients who owe the Govt money. Petrol in Queensland will increase as the ethanol mandate comes into force. The backpacker taxes starts and 338,000 people will lose access to public dental health. Linkedin will start adding 10% GST for their professional services and people on 457 Visas will have to start paying for their kids education. So here is the Summary. If you are employed, have good teeth, are an Australia citizen who owes nothing to the Govt, who rides their pushbike everywhere and uses Solar power and only Facebook for Social media: then Happy New Year to you….the rest of us are screwed.
Typhoon Nina sweeps through the Philippines.
Egypt arrests Al Jazeera reporter for fake news. But how do we know this story is not fake.
In case you didn’t hear, George Michael died on Christmas Day.
Carrie Fisher is still in a stable condition after suffering a massive heart attack on an international flight on Christmas Eve.
Mass graves of tortured civilians found in Aleppo.
Wreckage of the downed Russian plane has been found.
Obama sends final Christmas message…I think his final Christmas message was giving the finger to Israel after he refused to veto an Anti Israel resolution put up by NZ of all countries…traditionally the US has been one of Israel’s only allies. But not this Christmas. Thank you President Obama.
Christmas banned in North Korea. Well no surprises there.
Widespread floods in Sweden.
And on that note have a super Public Holiday Tuesday.