M68!: Morning News Wrap. From around the Globe to your Frontal Lobe. Good Morning. Here is the News:
Happy Valentines Day people.
Big story coming out of the US this morning. The world’s tallest dam is in danger of failing after massive rains have filled the dam to over capacity and then the spillway failed causing erosion of the actual wall. They are now evacuating the towns downstream. 130,000 people have had to leave their houses. See Pic.
Dozens of homes destroyed as fires rip through the central west of NSW near Dunedoo.
A man accused of lighting fires in NSW allegedly wanted to impress his young son. Idiot.
South East Queensland lashed by wild storms.
Due to the heatwave a Servo in Kempsey put up a sign saying that it didn’t want wet money from ‘sock, jock or boob’ storage facilities. Seems fair.
Helicopter crashes at an airport south of Perth.
Two men charged after quokka kicked on Aussie island.
ISIS names prominent Aussie Sheikhs as targets due to them being apparent collaborators, informers and apostates.
Northern Territory’s Children’s Commissioner defends tasering kids.
Elderly German tourist’s body found in the NT outback.
Federal Libs take a dizzying poll plunge in Queensland. They would need One Nation’s preferences to hold onto the key state. Oh I thought we all loved PM Bernie up here.
At least 32 killed in a horrific bus crash in Taiwan. Elderly tourists had been picking Cherry Blossoms.
Four dead after 400 metre wide avalanche in the French Alps.
Wall Street up 145 points.
Something about Adele at the Grammys. Sorry just had a little nap.
Two girls shot in the head in Chicago.
Fact of the Day: In 1907, an ad campaign for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes offered a free box of cereal to any woman who would wink at her grocer.
Have a great Tuesday.