M68!: Morning News Wrap. From around the Globe to your Frontal Lobe. Good Morning. Here is the News:
Eastern Seaboard weather report. Very Hot.
Blackout threat eases in NSW.
A 5% increase in Health Care Premiums has been approved. Yep every year they run to the Government and cry about how poor they are and that they need to desperately increase premiums and then 4 months later announce a half a billion dollar profit…Thank you Medibank Private….. I would love to see a mass exodus out of Health Funds that then puts massive pressure on the Public Health system such that the Govt is forced to actually do something about this. My health insurance costs me nearly $5000 a year. It’s an insane cost. End Rant.
Missing Belgian tourist has been found safe and well in South Australia. I guess it was a surprise they found her due to South Australian having no electricity.
Disturbing vid has surfaced of a school bully punching a boy at a Perth School – and no one intervenes.
A kite surfer off a Sydney Beach has filmed a close encounter with a shark…..and last week it was announced that the 5th Film in the Sharknado series is being made…..was this really a close encounter or brilliant marketing….I think the latter. Well done Hollywood. Well done. See Pic.
Broken down cruise ship adrift off Melbourne reports it’s in no danger.
Gun toting outback cop fined for assault for pulling his gun on a guy speeding. But no criminal conviction recorded.
Court of Appeal upholds the ban on banning travellers from 7 countries. Trump has called for a ban on the ban on banning travellers.
Race to save hundreds of whales stranded on a NZ Beach. Many have already died.
In an unrelated joke…. How is a dog and a marine biologist alike? One wags a tail and the other tags a whale.
Man kidnapped from busy pub in Southwest England.
Wall Street up to 111 points.
Venezuela has been selling thousands of passports to people with no ties to the country….this then gives people visa free travel to 109 countries.
Four arrested over Paris terrorist plot.
Cocaine worth $78 million washes up on UK beaches.
12 dead in Bali landslide.
US calls for more troops in Afghanistan.
Fact of the Day: There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover the entire landmass of North and South America in one foot of liquid.
Have a great Saturday. Stay cool.