Brekky Wrap: Trump Accuses Google And Danger For Liberals In Wentworth
Everything you need to know this Wednesday morning.
A 47-year-old woman and a nine-year-old boy have been found dead in a Central Coast home in what is believed to be a murder-suicide. A crime scene has been established and police are preparing a report for the Coroner.
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Liberals are lining up to replace Malcolm Turnbull in the seat of Wentworth despite plummeting polls. Same-sex marriage campaigner Andrew Bragg joined former ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma and Tony Abbott's sister Christine Forster on Tuesday in throwing his hat into the ring for pre-selection. However, a new ReachTEL poll shows the Liberal's primary vote in the seat has plummeted from 62 percent to 39 percent.
Police have issued a warning to ride-share drivers who prey on their passengers. Technology means "we are going to catch you." It comes after an Uber driver allegedly raped a teenage passenger who fell asleep going home from a night out.
Donald Trump has accused Google of being "rigged" to only show bad news. In a tweet -- posted twice due to a spelling error of "news" in the first one -- he claimed that search results for "Trump news" only shows fake news. Google has already responded saying that it does not promote an ideology with search results, but "high quality content".
Peter Dutton has defended intervening in the visa case of a third au pair, saving a 27-year-old French woman for immigration detention after being lobbied by AFL boss Gillon McLachlan. "I consider cases on their merits," he said in a statement. "Any suggestions cases are determined on any other basis, including whether I knew the individual who referred the matter, is completely ridiculous."
Louis C.K. is back performing comedy 10 months after admitting to sexual misconduct. His surprise performance at New York's Comedy Cellar earned him a standing ovation, but the wider community is less keen for the comedian to return to comedy so soon.
Stormy Daniels was shot by iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz for Vogue. Interviewed prior to Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen admitting he paid her $130,000 to keep quiet during the election, Daniels talks about the one-time affair -- when he was "just The Apprentice" -- and admits they began talking because he had a "morbid curiosity" in the porn industry.
Sam Stosur is sadly out of the U.S. Open, losing to former world number one Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-2 in less than 90 minutes. It comes after Stosur was forced to miss last year's U.S. Open due to stress fractures in her right hand.
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