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Brekky Wrap: Police Hunt Mother Trying To Find Son A Date

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

The Morrison Government is picking up the pieces after becoming the first Australian Government to lose a vote on its own legislation in 80 years. Labor, The Greens and independents teamed up on Tuesday to pass a bill that will give asylum seekers in offshore detention easier access to medical treatment in Australia

The Senate is expected to pass the changes to border policy on Wednesday.

READ MORE: Government Suffers Historic Defeat On Refugee Bill

Prime Minister Scott Morrison . Image AAP

Meanwhile, Labor is still negotiating with Crossbenchers to make federal parliament sit for an extra two weeks to deal with the recommendations of the banking royal commission.

READ MORE: They're Back: Parliament Sits For First Time In 2019 As Election Looms

One person has died from a bacterial infection contracted in the aftermath of North Queensland's devastating floods. At least nine others are being treated for the same infection, with health authorities concerned that number will only grow as the clean up continues.

READ MORE: One Person Dies From Queensland Flood Disease

Houses are inundated with flood waters in Townsville, North Queensland, Monday, February 4, 2019. (AAP Image/Dave Acree)

Three more witnesses are expected to give evidence at the Aged Care Royal Commission in Adelaide on Wednesday. The inquiry has heard that the nation’s nursing homes are more than 90 percent full and are struggling to cope with the growing demand.

READ MORE: We Haven't Heard The Worst Yet': Aged Care Royal Commission Begins

Police in the U.S. are on the hunt for a mother who's been wandering around a Maryland college trying to find her son a date for Valentine's Day.

The woman in her 50's approached several students at two separate buildings last week, showing them a picture of the man before asking if they were interested in dating him.

Infamous Mexican drug lord El Chapo has been found guilty of drug trafficking charges in New York. The 61-year-old is now facing life behind bars.

READ MORE: Notorious Drug Lord "El Chapo" Convicted In U.S. Trial

Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel, 53, remains in a critical condition after being stabbed in Victoria’s Barwon Prison. He was attacked by prisoners celebrating a 21st birthday, according to The Herald Sun.

Two people have been charged with attempted murder.

READ MORE: Two Men Charged Over Stabbing Attack On Tony Mokbel

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman", escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City. IMAGE: Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty

Macedonia will now officially be renamed North Macedonia. The agreement is hoped to smooth relations with neighbouring Greece and allow the country to enter NATO.

READ MORE: Macedonia Parliament Votes To Change The Country's Name

George Clooney has hit out at the media treatment of the Duchess of Sussex. The actor says Meghan Markle is being ‘pursued and vilified’, likening her scrutiny to that received by Princess Diana

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