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Shock as Prince Frederick rushed to hospital

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>Crown Prince Frederik has undergone surgery after sustaining an injury from a skiing accident in Switzerland.</p> <p>The 51-year-old was taken back to the Danish capital of Copenhagen for surgery alongside Crown Princess Mary who didn’t leave her husband’s side.</p> <p>The Danish Palace has confirmed the news in an official statement.</p> <p>"His Royal Highness The Crown Prince suffered a minor injury in the left shoulder last week in connection with skiing in Switzerland," the Palace's statement read.</p> <p>"The Crown Prince has therefore today been examined and treated at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen," it added.</p> <p>"The treatment consisted of an uncomplicated operation, which proceeded according to plan. The shoulder injury does not affect the Crown Prince's official program."</p> <p>For fans of Prince Frederik and Princess Mary, the news of Frederik being injured in a skiing accident comes as no surprise. The future Danish King and his family are avid skiers and have currently been living in a ski resort town of Verbier.</p> <p>This is due to Prince Frederik and Princess Mary’s four children attend the Lamania-Verbier International School for a 12 week spring term.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/ByhaFgvgL2U/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/ByhaFgvgL2U/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by DET DANSKE KONGEHUS (@detdanskekongehus)</a> on Jun 10, 2019 at 1:08am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Prince Christian, 14, Princess Isabella, 12 and eight-year-old twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine are attending boarding school to experience an international learning culture as the children usually attend a school in Denmark.</p> <p>It’s also not the first time Prince Frederik has injured himself either, as he was forced to pull out of the 10km Royal Run last year in May due to a slipped disk.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/ByhaFgvgL2U/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/ByhaFgvgL2U/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by DET DANSKE KONGEHUS (@detdanskekongehus)</a> on Jun 10, 2019 at 1:08am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>"I have had a few back problems lately which have stopped me from going running as I would like to," Prince Frederik said in a video statement at the time.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Happy family! Jasmine Stefanovic shares rare photo of Karl and daughter Ava

<p>Jasmine Stefanovic has shared a gorgeous rare candid of her husband, Karl, and her stepdaughter Ava.</p> <p>The 36-year-old shoe designer married the<span> </span>Today<span> </span>star in December 2018.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8k1wUwFAX7/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8k1wUwFAX7/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Jasmine Stefanovic (@jasyarby)</a> on Feb 14, 2020 at 9:22pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>This year, she has shared a special snap of Karl and his 14-year-old daughter laughing together, along with the caption “#fatheranddaughter”..</p> <p>It comes after Jasmine and Ava were seen sharing a shopping day together in Sydney’s north shore at the weekend, where the mum-to-be showed off her growing baby bump in a skin-tight maxi dress.</p> <p>In January, Jasmine and Ava were photographed sitting alongside Karl in VIP seats at the Australian Open in Melbourne, as they watched Ash Barty battle Slovenia’s Polena Hercog.</p> <p><img style="width: 451px; height: 253px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7834619/karl-ava-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/bba2691fb72a4de7a7fe1819dbdddb75" /></p> <p>It is widely reported that Jasmine is five month pregnant with her first child, while it will be Karl’s fourth time becoming a father.</p> <p>While Jasmine hasn’t directly addressed the news, Karl validated reports in the most Karl way possible.</p> <p>Posting a paparazzi photo of himself emerging from the ocean during a beach trip in December, the TV host made a self-deprecating remark referencing his food baby.</p> <p>“After a great deal of speculation … the rumours are true,” he wrote in a caption alongside a baby emoji.</p>

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“There’s only one person who cares about this country”: Paul Parker sacking saga heats up

<p>The firefighter who claims he was sacked by the New South Wales Rural Fire Service after an expletive-laden comment about Prime Minister Scott Morrison has come out in support of One Nation leader Pauline Hanson.</p> <p>Speaking to <em>9News</em> on Monday, Paul Parker said he supported the Queensland senator. “There’s only one person who cares about this country and that’s Pauline Hanson,” the volunteer firefighter said.</p> <p>“Come and see us in Nelligen, Pauline. Mate you’re unreal, you care about the country. The rest of them don’t.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">For all of those who are taking up the memorable catch cry of RFS volunteer Paul Parker. Here is a bit more context from an interview he did with <a href="https://twitter.com/9NewsAUS?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@9NewsAUS</a>. There is only one politician in Australia he doesn’t think should “get f-ed”. Guess who? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/auspol?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#auspol</a> <a href="https://t.co/2yJQT83uSd">pic.twitter.com/2yJQT83uSd</a></p> — Chris Uhlmann (@CUhlmann) <a href="https://twitter.com/CUhlmann/status/1229257594973249536?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 17, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>Parker said on <em><a href="https://10daily.com.au/news/australia/a200217jwcdf/former-rfs-volunteer-paul-parker-to-start-his-own-brigade-will-never-regret-morrison-comments-20200217">The Project</a> </em>Sunday night he was stood down by the RFS for his “allegations and foul language” against Morrison while on duty.</p> <p>“Didn’t know you could get sacked from a volunteer organisation but apparently you can,” he said.</p> <p>In a now-viral <em>7News </em>clip, Parker could be seen driving his fire truck towards a camera crew on January 4 after he had been fighting fires near Nelligan on the NSW south coast.</p> <p>“Are you from the media? Tell the prime minister to go and get f**ked from Nelligan. We really enjoy doing this shit, d***head,” Parker told the camera.</p> <p>The RFS denied Parker had been sacked.</p> <p>“We can confirm Paul remains a member of the NSW RFS and has not been dismissed,” it said in a statement on social media.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">The NSW RFS is aware of reports concerning the status of volunteer member Paul Parker from the Nelligen area.<br />We can confirm Paul remains a member of the NSW RFS and has not been dismissed. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NSWRFS?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#NSWRFS</a></p> — NSW RFS (@NSWRFS) <a href="https://twitter.com/NSWRFS/status/1229183204822679552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 16, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>Morrison said on Monday he was pleased Parker had not been sacked.</p> <p>“There should never be any question about whether he should have been fired or not – of course, he shouldn’t,” he said.</p> <p>“I understand Paul was feeling incredibly exhausted, and incredibly drained by those events and he was working his tail off defending his community.”</p> <p>Parker said he would no longer be a part of the RFS after the alleged sacking.</p> <p>“You know, I was doing everything I possibly could do to protect my community and to be told that, it devastated me,” he said on <em><a href="https://10daily.com.au/news/australia/a200217jwcdf/former-rfs-volunteer-paul-parker-to-start-his-own-brigade-will-never-regret-morrison-comments-20200217">The Project</a> </em>Monday.</p> <p>“The fires are out and I want to move on with the rest of my life, and I want to move on with building our own local brigade with 30 or 40 local people around the area that are very keen to get it up and running so we can look after ourselves.”</p>

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Sarah Ristevski reveals why she still supports her convicted father Borce

<p>Sarah Ristevski has spoken publicly for the first time since her father Borce was imprisoned for the murder of her mother Karen.</p> <p>Speaking to Liz Hayes on <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://9now.nine.com.au/60-minutes/karen-ristevski-daughter-sarah-interview-why-supports-father-borce/51ea4767-9a23-48fa-a5fc-0db21a0d1909" target="_blank">60 Minutes</a></em>, Sarah said she asked her father whether he had been involved in the 2016 death of his wife.</p> <p>“I asked him. I asked if he’d had anything to do with it,” the 24-year-old said. “He said ‘no’.”</p> <p>Sarah said she could not comprehend her father’s decision to enter a guilty plea after maintaining he had nothing to do with his wife’s death for three years.</p> <p>“Even though he’s pleaded guilty I find it hard to comprehend that he is guilty,” Sarah said.</p> <p>“He’s my father. I have one parent left... I loved him before, I love him now and I’ll love him in 11 years when he’s home.</p> <p>“I don’t know what to believe. I don’t know. I just hate thinking about what’s happened and I’d rather think about the better times.</p> <p>“I think it’s tiring. I just feel like I can’t move forward if I’m stuck in the past. I think I’m not emotionally ready to be there.”</p> <p>The body of Karen Ristevski was found in a bushland north of Melbourne in January 2017, eight months after she was reported missing from the couple’s Avondale Heights home.</p> <p>Last year, Borce pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 13 years in prison with a non-parole period of 10 years.</p> <p>Borce has never disclosed how or why he killed his wife of 27 years.</p> <p>Prior to Borce’s sentencing, Sarah submitted a letter of reference in favour of her father describing him as <a href="https://www.oversixty.com.au/finance/legal/wife-killer-borce-ristevski-given-glowing-character-reference-by-daughter">“loving”, “sympathetic” and “protective”</a>.</p>

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Jessica Rowe reveals how she really feels about Valentine’s Day

<p>“Nothing. No, no, no.”</p> <p>That is how Jessica Rowe responded when<span> </span><em>9Honey</em><span> </span>asked her what she and her news anchor husband Peter Overton would be doing on the most romantic day of the year: Valentine’s Day.</p> <p>“Oh, listen to me,” she laughed. “We’ve been married for 16 years now. But Valentine’s Day … really?”</p> <p>The TV personality and author is always refreshingly honest, and this time was no exception as she stated what most people are thinking every year on February 14 – that despite the red roses and feeling of love in the air, it’s all consumerism.</p> <p>“I think it’s crap,” she giggles. “Can I say that? I think Valentine’s Day is crap.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7NMLLzJywW/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7NMLLzJywW/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">16 years ago today since I made the best decision of my life- marrying you my darling Petee! 👩‍❤️‍👨Thank you for always having my back, embracing my quirky ways and being my partner in life! ❤️😘#16years #happyanniversary #lovemypetee #luckywife #happylife #craphousewife #love</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/jessjrowe/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> Jessica Rowe</a> (@jessjrowe) on Jan 11, 2020 at 8:25pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>She’s all for people celebrating the occasion if that’s what they want to do, but she made it clear that she isn’t into it. The podcaster revealed that she doesn’t need giant teddies and hallmark cards to feel loved.</p> <p>“I think it’s commercial nonsense,” she said without hesitation.</p> <p>“Where florists charge way too much for roses, we put far too much pressure and expectation on people … it’s just absurd, especially when you work in an open plan office and you see all these deliveries for people, and you’re there thinking, ‘What about me, how come I’m not getting anything?’</p> <p>“Honestly, Valentine’s Day, Schmalentine’s Day. It doesn’t make sense.”</p>

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“Difficult decision”: Michael Clarke and wife Kyly to split

<p>The former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is splitting from his wife Kyly after over seven years of marriage together.</p> <p>The couple, with a combined wealth of over $40 million are currently working out a financial settlement and on arrangements to co-parent their four-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee, as reported by <em><a href="https://www.theaustralian.com.au/subscribe/news/1/?sourceCode=TAWEB_WRE170_a_GGL&amp;dest=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theaustralian.com.au%2Fbusiness%2Fmedia%2Fmichael-and-kyly-clarke-to-divorce-putting-40m-in-play%2Fnews-story%2F46e3da1480e793d7d56671052604eb25&amp;memtype=anonymous&amp;mode=premium">The Australian.</a></em></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7-lDIVH8oE/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; 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line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7-lDIVH8oE/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">#Bella Bring on the weekend 🌈💕🦄💫 . . . . . . #weekend #friday #datenight</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kylyclarke/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> 🖤 K Y L Y 🖤</a> (@kylyclarke) on Jan 31, 2020 at 12:45am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> "After living apart for some time, we have made the difficult decision to separate as a couple, amicably," they told the newspaper in a joint statement.</p> <p>"With the greatest of respect for each other, we've come to the mutual conclusion that this is the best course for us to take while committed to the co-parenting of our daughter."</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B5PeBgbg4WJ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B5PeBgbg4WJ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by 🖤 K Y L Y 🖤 (@kylyclarke)</a> on Nov 24, 2019 at 12:36am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The newspaper is estimating the divorce between the pair will be about $40 million.</p> <p>Michael and Kyly, 38, tied the knot in 2012, and welcomed their only child together in 2015.</p> <p>Reports estimate the two celebs separate five months ago, with Clarke moving out of their lavish home in Vaucluse before relocating to a stunning waterfront beach-front home.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B46iBoJg0x3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B46iBoJg0x3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by 🖤 K Y L Y 🖤 (@kylyclarke)</a> on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:27pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>It is understood 38-year-old Kyly Clarke will continue to occupy the Vaucluse property with their four-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee.</p> <p>The Australian has reported the two have a healthy relationship as co-parents, and continue to train together at a gym in Rose Bay.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzu9PDHgta_/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzu9PDHgta_/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by 🖤 K Y L Y 🖤 (@kylyclarke)</a> on Jul 10, 2019 at 3:57am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In their joint statement, Michael and Kyly said they would be making “no further comment” about the situation.</p> <p>“We’d like to acknowledge the wonderful support we’ve had from family and friends, and at this time request privacy so that we can manage this next stage of our lives,” it read.</p>

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“You can’t blame the whites”: Pauline Hanson slammed for racist comments towards Aboriginal people

<p>Pauline Hanson has blamed shocking outcomes for Indigenous Australians on Aboriginal people not taking responsibility for themselves.</p> <p>Labor and Greens senators branded her as racist after the leader of the One Nation party claimed Closing the Gap was “complete rubbish” and a “joke”.</p> <p>“The biggest problem facing Australian and Aboriginal Australians today is their own lack of commitment and responsibility to helping themselves,” Hanson told parliament on Wednesday.</p> <p>She slammed Indigenous mums and dads for being the reason their children have poor school attendance, stating one school with 400 children enrolled often had a 50 per cent attendance rate.</p> <p>“Whose fault is that? Lazy parents. You can’t blame the whites when it’s your own negligence,” said the senator.</p> <p>Labor frontbencher Jenny McAllister said Hanson’s speech was unacceptable. “Her racist comments – and they are racist – have no place in this chamber,” she told the upper house.</p> <p>Greens Senate leader Larissa Waters apologised to anyone listening to the controversial politician, saying a code of conduct was required to stop hate speech in parliament.</p> <p>“It’s the racism that we’ve come to expect from her and her party,” she said. “They don’t reflect the sentiment of this chamber or (the) vast majority of Australians.”</p> <p>Hanson claimed she was speaking on behalf of “quiet Australians” and said many Indigenous people agree with her sentiments.</p> <p>“When you spend billions of dollars a year on any group of people you expect outcomes but sadly those billions have gone to the nonproductive, unrepentant Aboriginal industry,” she said.</p> <p>She said Closing the Gap was a marketing term used by politicians and bureaucrats to pretend they’re doing something to “lift remote First Nations people out of their self-perpetuating hellholes”.</p> <p>The One Nation leader said Indigenous people should “stop playing the victim”.</p> <p>“If you want to close the gap, start taking some responsibility for your own people,” said Hanson.</p> <p>“We’ve provided the schools – it’s now up to you to send your own kids to school. We’ve provided the jobs but it’s up to you to turn up when you’re rostered on, not when it suits.</p> <p>“It’s up to the Aboriginals to stay off the grog and the drugs.”</p> <p>Hanson has regularly been criticised for being a racist, but denies she discriminates against people.</p>

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David Koch blasts Hollywood star with four-letter word

<p>David ‘Kochie’ Koch was not impressed with a certain Hollywood star who attempted to “elbow in” on Sonia Kruger on the Oscars red carpet.</p> <p>Sitting down with Kyle and Jackie O on KIIS FM, Kochie and Samantha Armytage spoke about Kruger butting heads with another read carpet reporter as they both fought for Brad Pitt’s attention.</p> <p>“Who was that bloke that tried to elbow in on her (Kruger)?” asked Kochie to Armytage.</p> <p>“Mario Lopez,” she replied.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8XKPV5nRJn/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8XKPV5nRJn/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">92nd Annual Academy Awards... #Oscars #RedCarpet #Access</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/mariolopez/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> Mario Lopez</a> (@mariolopez) on Feb 9, 2020 at 1:51pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Lopez, who became a household name thanks to the sitcom<span> </span><em>Saved By The Bell</em>, now hosts<span> </span><em>Access Hollywood</em><span> </span>and was stood next to Kruger on the red carpet.</p> <p>The host tried to steal Pitt away from the Channel 7 star just as she began to talk to him.</p> <p>“He’s a d**k!” said Kochie about Lopez on KIIS FM.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8X7GY5FBOa/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8X7GY5FBOa/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">Oscars 2020 ✨ Gown @chosenbyoneday Belt @louisvuitton Clutch @bulgari Cuff @ryanstorer Diamonds @alinkajewellery Heels @aminamuaddi #academyawards #hollywood #oscars2020 #losangeles #redcarpet</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/soniakruger/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> soniakruger</a> (@soniakruger) on Feb 9, 2020 at 8:58pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>But Kruger refused to stand down and successfully navigated Pitt away from Lopez.</p> <p>“She put the shoulder down,” said Kochie. “Looked like she’d elbowed him in the cods.” (A slang term for male genitalia.)</p>

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Sarah Ristevski’s shocking revelation over father who killed wife

<p><span>Wife killer Borce Ristevski has refused to admit exactly what he did to his wife, Karen, before he bundled her body into a car and drove her to Macedon Regional Park, northwest of Melbourne.</span><br /><br /><span>Her remains were found eight months later.</span><br /><br /><span>Ristevski was charged with the murder of his wife of 27 years a short time later.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7833202/borce.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/e740e4e3c5ae4e1896fb5af324db983a" /><br /><br /><span>In an interview with Channel Nine’s </span><em>60 Minutes</em><span>, the daughter of the accused killer and slain mother, Sarah, has opened up about confronting her father after he was accused of the horrendous crime.</span><br /><br /><span>In a promotional video released ahead of Sunday’s sit-down, </span><em>60 Minutes</em><span> journalist Liz Hayes asked if Sarah had questioned Borce on the killing.</span><br /><br /><span>“Even after he was charged, did you ask him, ‘Dad, did you do this?’” Hayes probed.</span><br /><br /><span>After a brief pause, Sarah responds: “I asked him.”</span><br /><br /><span>“You asked him what?” Hayes queries.</span><br /><br /><span>“If he had anything to do with it,” Sarah says.</span><br /><br /><span>Sarah was 21 years old when her mother Karen was killed in 2016, and admitted she never strays from her thoughts.</span><br /><br /><span>“She’s on my mind all the time. I can’t get it out of my head,” she said.</span><br /><br /><span>While Karen was missing, Borce told police she went for a walk and never returned.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7825357/borce.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/ebc98d599ca046ba84f62bfac5365d82" /><br /><br /><span>He was a pallbearer at her funeral, playing the grieving husband, and would later be charged with her murder.</span><br /><br /><span>Borce was set to stand trial, but the murder charge was dropped in March of 2019, before he entered a guilty plea of manslaughter.</span><br /><br /><span>He was initially sentenced to nine years in prison before it was decided he deserved a harsher punishment and he was handed a longer sentence of 13 years.</span><br /><br /><span>After Borce pleaded guilty, Sarah supported her father and went on to provide him with a “glowing reference”.</span><br /><br /><span>Despite nine of her relatives providing victim impact statements, Sarah chose not to.</span><br /><br /><span>Other family members have spoken out against Borce in recent months.</span><br /><br /><span>“It was very uncomfortable to watch as he manipulated his family,” Karen’s aunt Patricia Gray told the court, alleging Borce “bullied Sarah into defending him”.</span><br /><br /><span>The cause of Karen’s death continues to remain unknown, as her body was found eight months after she was killed, when horticulturalists happened to stumble upon the remains.</span></p>

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Royal fans shocked as Queen’s grandson “splits” from wife of 12 years

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>The Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips is reportedly separating from his wife of 12 years, Autumn Phillips.</p> <p>Princess Anne’s son married the Canadian-born Autumn in 2008 and are parents to nine-year-old Savannah and seven-year-old Isla.</p> <p>The news has reportedly come as a shock to both Peter and the Queen.</p> <p>One pal revealed to<span> </span><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10935833/peter-phillips-splits-wife-autumn-kelly-queen/" target="_blank">The Sun</a>: “Peter is absolutely devastated by this and just didn’t see it coming.</p> <p>“He thought he was happily married and had the perfect family with two lovely daughters. But he is now in total shock.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8aaUOFnAtr/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8aaUOFnAtr/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Royal Family (@royal_family_history)</a> on Feb 10, 2020 at 8:10pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“Autumn is a wonderful wife and mother and a very intelligent woman, but she’s been telling her friends for some time that there were issues.</p> <p>“She is a favourite of the Queen and I’m sure Her Majesty will be very upset by this as well.</p> <p>“It’s the last thing she needs after all her recent troubles and you get the feeling that the Royal Family is falling apart a little bit.”</p> <p>The split comes just two weeks after Peter sparked controversy after starring in a Chinese milk advertising campaign while being promoted as a “British royal”.</p> <p>Those close to the couple are worried that Autumn might want to head back to her homeland Canada after the split.</p> <p>“What worries some of us is that Autumn may want to go back to Canada,” one friend said.</p> <p>“Maybe she has been influenced by Harry and Meghan’s departure. Perhaps she thought if that can happen then I can leave as well? That might be unfair on her but you have to consider it."</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8cCsLQHEo1/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8cCsLQHEo1/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by ModernRoyalEra (@modernroyalera)</a> on Feb 11, 2020 at 11:22am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>A senior royal insider said that the Queen must be “crestfallen” by the news.</p> <p>“The Queen must wonder what she has done to deserve this.</p> <p>“Peter Phillips has always been a favourite of hers and Prince Philip and she will be crestfallen by this, especially on top of all the other bad news.</p> <p>“It makes you wonder what’s going to happen next.”</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="post-action-bar-component-wrapper"> <div class="post-actions-component"> <div class="upper-row"><span class="like-bar-component"></span> <div class="watched-bookmark-container"></div> </div> </div> </div>

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Australia moves to quash airborne coronavirus warning

<p><span>While Chinese officials have reportedly confirmed that the coronavirus can be passed on through aerosol transmission, Australia's National Critical Care and Response Centre Medical Director Professor Dianne Stephens is looking to move past the airborne theory. </span><br /><br /><span>The deadly virus is believed to be able to spread far distances in a short amount of time, and the theory comes as the number of confirmed cases worldwide surpassed 37,500 people. </span><br /><br /><span>The latest death toll in China has reached a staggering 812, making the coronavirus more deadly than the SARS epidemic between 2002-2003 that killed 774 people. </span><br /><br /><span>Before it was believed the coronavirus could only be spread through two ways, direct or contact transmission. </span><br /><br /><span>Direct transmission is considered when a person breathes in the air of a patient who is infected, while contact transmission occurs when an infected person touches an object carrying the virus and then touching their own mouth, nose or eyes. </span><br /><br /><span>However the China Daily has reported that the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau deputy head Zeng Qun confirmed coronavirus can be spread through the air.</span><br /><br /><span>As reported by <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.sbs.com.au/news/conflicting-advice-after-chinese-official-reportedly-claims-coronavirus-is-airborne" target="_blank"><em>SBS</em></a>, Mr Qun said: "Aerosol transmission refers to the mixing of the virus with droplets in the air to form aerosols, which causes infection after inhalation, according to medical experts. </span><br /><br /><span>"As such, we have called on the public to raise their awareness of the prevention and control of the disease caused by family gatherings."</span><br /><br /><span>The Chinese government is urging their citizens in the district of Wuhan especially to remain at home, avoid social gatherings where there are large groups of people, keep windows open and to disinfect door handles, toilet seats and dining tables.</span><br /><br /><span>Despite confirmed reports, Australia's National Critical Care and Response Centre Medical Director Professor Dianne Stephens is wanting to squash the airborne belief.</span><br /><br /><span>"(Coronavirus) is droplet spread, if I cough on you and I have the coronavirus, then you are at risk. If I have a mask on and you do, it prevents that from happening," she said Monday, as reported by <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.sbs.com.au/news/conflicting-advice-after-chinese-official-reportedly-claims-coronavirus-is-airborne" target="_blank"><em>SBS</em></a>. </span><br /><br /><span>The reports on how coronavirus is transmitted has been conflicting and comes as 266 Australian evacuees from the Chinese city of Wuhan landed in the Northern Territory for further testing.</span><br /><br /><span>The group are being quarantined in the Manigurr Ma village, just 30km from Darwin.</span><br /><br /><span>Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy has validities that all the passengers were physically well and that appropriate steps were being taken to ensure everyone remained safe.</span><br /><br /><span>“In the Darwin facility, they'll go to the Darwin Hospital where they'll be tested and, if they are negative, that's good, if they're positive, they'll be properly treated there,” he confirmed. </span><br /><br /><span>There have been 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia; five in Queensland, four each in New South Wales and Victoria, as well as two in South Australia.</span></p>

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"Our children are our reason for living": Thousands gather to mourn at Oatlands funeral

<p>Thousands have showed up to the funeral of the three Abdallah siblings tragically killed in a 4WD crash in western Sydney last weekend.</p> <p>The streets around the Our Lady of Lebanon church in Harris Park have been blocked off since this morning as Christian hymns are played through the PA system.</p> <p>The crowd is so big it’s spilling out onto the street, with Jenny Morrison and other community leaders also in attendance.</p> <p>The priest said the siblings’ parents Daniel and Leila wanted this morning to be a celebration of the lives of Antony, 13, Angelina, 12, and Sienna, 9, through religious ceremony and prayer.</p> <p>He said the three children were taken from the world at a “tender age”.</p> <p>The horrific accident occurred when an alleged drunk driver crashed into the group of children as they were walking together to get ice cream in Oatlands.</p> <p>It has been alleged that Samuel William Davidson was allegedly three times the legal blood alcohol limit when he ran into the children.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Hundreds of people have gathered for the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/funeral?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#funeral</a> of three siblings killed by an allegedly drunk driver last week in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Sydney?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Sydney</a> north-west.<br />Antony, 13, Angelina, 12, and Sienna Abdallah, 9, died after they were hit by a car on February 1 in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oatlands?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Oatlands</a>. <a href="https://t.co/NzEHEwYGJT">pic.twitter.com/NzEHEwYGJT</a></p> — Brandi Worlds News (@BrandiSaari) <a href="https://twitter.com/BrandiSaari/status/1226680766920159237?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 10, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>The 29-year-old has been charged with 20 offences including four counts of manslaughter and is expected to make an appearance in court in April.</p> <p>The priest addressed the hundreds of people gathered at the church and commended the siblings’ mother Leila as her words of forgiveness for the alleged drunk driver has “shocked the world”.</p> <p>He said the three children had brought everyone together.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters on Monday, Leila said that she forgives Davidson as she visited the site of the crash.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Thousands gather for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/funeral?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#funeral</a> of three children killed &gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="https://t.co/NUE938xEkQ">https://t.co/NUE938xEkQ</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oatlands?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Oatlands</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RIP?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#RIP</a> <a href="https://t.co/Tg7X5M8PxI">pic.twitter.com/Tg7X5M8PxI</a></p> — Kidspot (@KidspotSocial) <a href="https://twitter.com/KidspotSocial/status/1226694026167910400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 10, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>“I think in my heart I forgive him. But I want the court to be fair. I’m not going to hate him because that’s not who we are,” she said.</p> <p>“It feels very unreal. I feel like I’m still waiting for them to come home.”</p> <p>In a deeply religious Maronite ceremony of chanting, singing and prayer the priest said the children were deeply connected to their faith.</p> <p>He spoke about their father Daniel, and one of the last moments he shared with Antony as he was driving him to a basketball game.</p> <p>He said the young boy told his father that he was going to play for basketball legend Kobe Bryant and they should stop at a church to pray on the way.</p> <p>Close to 2000 people were present at the church as they held white roses and wore pins with photos of the Abdallah siblings.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Harris Park: The funeral for the Abdallah siblings Sienna, Angelina and Antony who died in a tragic accident at Oatlands is being held at the Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral. Cameras are at the service at the request of the family. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/7NEWS?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#7NEWS</a> <a href="https://t.co/xzWi3Duzcu">https://t.co/xzWi3Duzcu</a></p> — 7NEWS Sydney (@7NewsSydney) <a href="https://twitter.com/7NewsSydney/status/1226649184641568770?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 9, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>Speaking to<span> </span><em>7 News</em>, the parents were unable to describe the pain they were feeling, saying it would require “endless words of despair”.</p> <p>“Our children are our reason for living. Bringing them up in accordance with the ways of God, teaching them to love, affording them every opportunity and nurturing them into positive and impacting young men and women was, and is our life’s purpose,” they said.</p> <p>“What is life without your children? How and where do we begin to pick up the pieces so that we may be effective parents to our three remaining angels?</p> <p>“We start with forgiveness.”</p>

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Two months of rain in 48 hours

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>Sydney has been thrown into chaos after a devastating storm saw two months worth of rain dumped onto the city. The rain forced mass evacuations, leaving 150,000 homes without power and prompted warnings not to drive to work.</p> <p>Residents in flood-affected areas from the city’s west to the Northern Beaches have been warned not to drive to work as rivers overflowed.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">After a ludicrously dry and hot summer where we desperately dreamed of rain - Sydney has decided to flood over the last 36 hours. Here is my street an hour ago: <a href="https://t.co/Jg9vXn1O2O">pic.twitter.com/Jg9vXn1O2O</a></p> — Mark Tanner (@marketanner) <a href="https://twitter.com/marketanner/status/1226434743543009281?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 9, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>“We are trying to ask people to reconsider their travel, a number of roads are closed,” a State Emergency Service said on Monday morning, according to<span> </span><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7983603/Sydney-cops-TWO-MONTHS-rain-48-hours-deluge-thats-turned-streets-rivers.html" target="_blank">The Daily Mail</a>.</p> <p>“And we are still seeing people driving into flood water.”</p> <p>NSW Emergency Services Minister David Elliot urged motorists to stay off the roads if possible.</p> <p>“We have 400 SES volunteers trying to complete the backlog this morning and unfortunately this has included 150 flood rescues,” he said.</p> <p>“The message to the motorists of Sydney and indeed the wider metropolitan area is if you can avoid being on the roads do so.”</p> <p>Wild winds grew to speeds of 107km/h off the coast of Sydney damaged power lines and uprooted trees that left more than 150,000 homes without power on Sunday night and Monday morning.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8XLcE6gzPF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B8XLcE6gzPF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Andrew Elia (@acemusings)</a> on Feb 9, 2020 at 2:02pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Commuters have also been warned to expect major delays on Monday morning as public transport struggles to cope with the influx of extra passengers.</p> <p>The downpour in Sydney has marked the biggest the area has seen since 1998.</p> <p>The popular Blue Mountains destination of Katoomba was estimated to receive a quarter of the rainfall over the weekend that it normally receives in one year.</p> <p>Bureau of Meteorology state manager Jane Golding said that a king tide and 8m high waves are threatening to cause more damage this week.</p> <p>“Monday and Tuesday will be the main danger period because it is really the height of the waves, the power of the waves coming in from the East which erodes the land,” she said.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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"It's a miracle I'm alive": Man stabbed 15 times talks attacker out of killing him

<p>A Melbourne man says it is “miraculous” he is still alive after he convinced his attacker not to kill him.</p> <p>David Fowles told <em><a href="https://10daily.com.au/news/a200205pdcsb/i-talked-someone-out-of-killing-me-then-rang-myself-an-ambulance-20200206">10daily</a> </em>he was resting in his Bellfield home on January 25 when the accused, his then-housemate, allegedly came into his room and stabbed him more than 15 times.</p> <p>“From the moment he entered the room it was clear to me that this was the end of my life ...  I immediately started talking, even as he was cutting me,” Fowles said.</p> <p>“I told him ‘you will ruin your life if you murder me, you have to stop for your own sake’, and talked to him about things I knew he had coming up that he had hopes for.</p> <p>“I had to ask him to put the knife down... it was a bit unnerving.</p> <p>“I feel that, by showing compassion to the person who was killing me, I broke through whatever was gripping him at the time.”</p> <p>Fowles then managed to unlock his phone and dial 000 for ambulance and police. “I put it on speakerphone and just shouted ‘Ambulance! Police!’ and the address,” he said. “Without triple zero I’d be dead.”</p> <p>He suffered from a broken neck and multiple wounds across his body.</p> <p>“They put five pints of blood in me I’m told, it’s a miracle I’m alive,” he said. “My right arm doesn’t work well right now and the left is in a splint, but I’ve received optimistic advice about my chances for returned function.”</p> <p>Victoria Police said the attacker, a 37-year-old man, has been charged with intentionally causing serious injury and remains in police custody.</p> <p>Fowles is currently in recovery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. According to an <a href="https://www.gofundme.com/f/1vxmh37jio?sharetype=teams&amp;member=3629602&amp;utm_medium=copy_link&amp;utm_source=customer&amp;utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&amp;rcid=8066c7b1396c41188a5779fa5ad912da">online fundraiser page</a>, the actor and comedian aims to carry on with his first Melbourne Fringe show in September.</p>

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“You’re just a little boy”: Listening device captures disturbing claims in William Tyrrell case

<p>Listening devices captured a person of interest in toddler William Tyrrell’s disappearance telling his dead wife to “make sure you don’t tell anyone … they’re after me”, heard a Sydney court.</p> <p>Paul Savage was also recorded saying “you’re a little boy” at his home in Kendall three years after the young child went missing.</p> <p>Mr Savage lived across the road from the mid-north coast property, where the three-year-old disappeared in 2014 and was interrogated by authorities over the case.</p> <p>Former detective chief inspector Gary Jubelin lodged a dispute over allegations that he went beyond listening device warrants and illegally recorded four conversations with Mr Savage in 2017 and 2018.</p> <p>According to Jubelin, the recordings were fully legal.</p> <p>During the court hearing, Jubelin’s barrister read a transcript of audio from the devices planted in Mr Savage’s home in late 2017.</p> <p>It recorded a conversation the retiree had with his wife Heather, who died of cancer two years earlier in April 2015.</p> <p>“Make sure you don’t tell anyone, love … they’re after me, love, they’re right after me,” Mr Savage said, Margaret Cunneen SC told Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday.</p> <p>But the 75-year-old denies being responsible for William’s disappearance.</p> <p>He said in 2019 he always showed his full cooperation to the police when asked about what he remembered, including taking part in interviews and walk-throughs when detectives arrived unannounced at his home.</p> <p>The court heard that Mr Savage often spoke to himself at home, including on July 29, 2017 when he was heard saying: “You’re a little boy, you’re nobody, you’re just a little boy, you don’t tell me, I tell you.”</p> <p>One of Jubelin’s former colleagues told the court on Thursday she didn’t believe Mr Savage was responsible for the disappearance.</p> <p>“I couldn’t prove it beyond reasonable doubt,” said Detective Sergeant Laura Beacroft.</p> <p>“There were a few different things that firmed that up for me (but) there was nothing concrete that could put Mr Savage in or out.”</p>

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“Unlimited damages”: Parents of toddler who fell to her death on cruise ship proceed with lawsuit

<p>Royal Caribbean have failed to stop a multi-million dollar negligence suit that’s brought on by the parents of a toddler who fell 11 decks to her death, according to<span> </span><em><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7974255/Parents-toddler-fell-death-Royal-Caribbean-ship-proceed-lawsuit.html" target="_blank">The Daily Mail</a></em>.</p> <p>Royal Caribbean’s lawyers argued there was no case as Chloe Wiegand’s grandfather, Salvatore ‘Sam’ Anello, was solely to blame for dropping the girl onto the deck.</p> <p>However, US District Judge Donald L Graham denied Royal Caribbean’s motion to dismiss on Wednesday, ruling that the parents can proceed with their complaint.</p> <p>Alan and Kimberly Wiegand could claim “unlimited damages” for pain and mental suffering if their suit succeeds.</p> <p>However, the heartbroken couple say that their sole motivation is to force the cruise ship line to make their windows safer so that their daughter’s death is never repeated.</p> <p>The couple’s suit say that there were no signs or notices to warn Anello that the “wall of glass” around a child’s splash fool featured windows that could be opened by passengers.</p> <p>The suit also said that despite the ship’s windows having handles and a blue-green tint, that was useless to Anello as he is colourblind.</p> <p>In its motion to dismiss, Royal Caribbean denied breaching industry safety standards, saying that Anello “unquestionably” knew that the window was open and would only have to had used his “basic senses” to realise he was putting his grandchild in danger.</p> <p>“His actions, which no reasonable person could have foreseen, were reckless and irresponsible and the sole reason why Chloe is no longer with her parents,” the motion stated.</p> <p>Judge Graham determined in a seven-page ruling that the Wiegands’ suit had presented a factual and plausible case at face value. He also denied the motion to dismiss, explaining that Royal Caribbean had woven images and statements into their filing that “catapulted” the case into the discovery stage.</p> <p>Prosecutors in the US territory are still pressing charges against Anello, despite Chloe’s parents wanting them to stop.</p> <p>“We have never wanted charges filed against Sam because we know with all of our hearts that he would never put Chloe in harm's way,” they said last week, in a statement provided exclusively to DailyMail.com.</p> <p>“We will stand with Sam as long as it takes - but we cannot grieve as a family until the criminal charges are dropped.”</p> <p><em>Photo credits:<span> </span><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/family-chloe-wiegand-who-died-falling-cruise-ship-sues-royal-n1099576" target="_blank">NBC</a><span> </span><br /></em></p>

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He wasn’t alone: Calls for passenger in Oatlands crash to be charged

<p>There are calls for Samuel Davidson’s passenger to be charged as an accessory to manslaughter following the Saturday crash that left four children dead.</p> <p>Davidson has been charged with 20 offences including four counts of manslaughter after he ran over seven children with his Mitsubishi Triton 4WD in the Sydney suburb of Oatlands. Siblings Sienna, Angelina and Antony Abdallah died at the scene along with their cousin Veronique Sakr.</p> <p>The 29-year-old driver was allegedly three times the legal blood alcohol limit during the incident.</p> <p>Victims advocate Howard Brown is calling for Davidson’s 24-year-old passenger to be charged as an accomplice.</p> <p>Speaking to <em><a href="https://10daily.com.au/news/australia/a200203oudtm/exclusive-calls-for-passenger-in-deadly-oatlands-crash-to-be-charged-with-accessory-to-manslaughter-20200204">10 News First</a></em>, Brown said the passenger broke the law by allowing intoxicated Davidson to drive a car.</p> <p>“If you’re breaking the law you should be brought before the courts and dealt with accordingly,” Brown said.</p> <p>“We’ve lost four lives here and three people have been seriously injured. We have to send a very clear message.”</p> <p>Brown said he also supports the emerging calls for zero blood-alcohol laws in Australia. “We have to grow up. My own view is that we should go to .02 but the bottom line is... if we can’t handle our alcohol we’re going to have to change the rules,” he said.</p> <p>“We need to understand we are going to lose 60 to 70 people this year due to death in motor vehicles, arising from the consumption of alcohol.”</p> <p>Davidson remains in custody after his bail was refused earlier this week. His case has been <a href="https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-04/grandma-of-children-killed-in-oatlands-describes-family-grief/11927794">adjourned until April</a>.</p>

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Newborn tested positive for coronavirus 30 hours after birth

<p>A 30-hour-old infant born in a Wuhan hospital has become the youngest person to catch the new coronavirus.</p> <p>The newborn’s mother was found to have contracted the virus before giving birth on February 2 at Wuhan Children Hospital. The baby’s case suggested that the new virus could be passed on to unborn children, scientists said.</p> <p>“This reminds us to pay attention to mother-to-child being a possible route of coronavirus transmission,” said Zeng Lingkong, the chief physician at the hospital’s neonatal department.</p> <p>The infected infant has no fever or cough but experienced shortness of breath, according to <em>CCTV</em>.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">An infant in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Wuhan?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Wuhan</a> has tested positive for the novel <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/coronavirus?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#coronavirus</a> just 30 hours after birth, said the city's children's hospital, raising concerns that infection could be contracted in the womb <a href="https://t.co/j8FIdqKgAS">pic.twitter.com/j8FIdqKgAS</a></p> — People's Daily, China (@PDChina) <a href="https://twitter.com/PDChina/status/1225042136980230144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 5, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>The hospital also confirmed a second case of a newborn showing symptoms 16 days after their birth. The baby’s mother and nanny were <a href="https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/world/newborn-infected-with-coronavirus-raising-fears-illness-can-be-transmitted-from-mother-to-unborn-baby/ar-BBZGdIh?li=AAgfYrC">found to be infected</a> in the days following the birth on 13 January. The infant is not in a critical condition, doctors said.</p> <p>“Whether it was the baby’s nanny who passed to the virus to the mother who passed it to the baby, we cannot be sure at the moment,” Zeng said.</p> <p>“But we can confirm that the baby was in close contact with patients infected with the new coronavirus, which says newborns can also be infected.”</p> <p>However, Stephen Morse, an epidemiologist at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, told <em><a href="https://www.businessinsider.com.au/wuhan-coronavirus-in-infant-born-from-infected-mother-2020-2?r=US&amp;IR=T">Business Insider</a></em> that an in-utero transmission was unlikely.</p> <p>“It’s more likely that the baby contracted the virus from the hospital environment, the same way healthcare workers get infected by the patients they treat,” Morse said.</p> <p>“It’s quite possible that the baby picked it up very conventionally – by inhaling virus droplets that came from the mother coughing.”</p> <p>More than 24,500 people around the world have now contracted the virus, with the death toll approaching 500.</p>

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