Hunter Morning NewsFriday, April 28, 2017

Hunter Morning News | Friday, April 28, 2017 INSTA: @melcuqu Remembering the sunrise across the valley on a hot air balloon

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TweetFacebookRegional news Stingray: Bodyboarder and his friend (the stingray) surfing at Oxley Beach. Photo: Richard Irwin Imagery

Port Macquarie photographer Richard Irwin snaps dolphin and stingray photobombs

Richard Irwin says it’s very special to snap a rare moment capturing nature’s interaction with humans.

Tasmanian father, son missing in wilderness found alive

A father and son who survivedthree daysin almost-freezing temperatures in the rugged Tasmanian wilderness were able to construct a makeshift shelter to save their lives.

Someone has won $2.7 million from Keno at the Isa Hotel. But nobody has claimed it yet. Photo: Chris Burns.

Keno win at Isa Hotel within two days of Triple J’s One Night Stand

It’s a modern day Agatha Christie mystery in the making. Happily, with no deaths.

SOMEONE who bought a Keno ticketwon $2.7 million at the Isa Hotel the night before Anzac Day. They have not claimed their prize yet.

National news Direct Factory Outlet DFO at Homebush to go with story about DFO going bust in Melbourne and how it may affect operations in Sydney. SMH News.18082010. Photo by Tamara Dean DIGICAM 133031 Photo: Tamara Dean

No bail for security guard accused of act of indecency with girl, 3

In the midst of the pre-Christmas rush, security guard Mohammad Hassan Al Bayatiled a three-year-old girl from a Sydney shopping centre playground into a locked stairwell.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton address the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday 18 April 2017. fedpol Photo: Alex Ellinghausen Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Homeland security proposal a Dutton ‘power grab’, says Labor

Labor has denounced the move for a super-sized homeland security ministry, calling the Turnbull government’s proposal “deeply concerning” and a “power grab” by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton.

Hancock Chairman Gina Rinehart. Photo: Supplied

Billionaires might end up with Ten by Christmas

BillionairesLachlan Murdoch,James PackerandBruce Gordonmight end up with complete control of the Ten Network by Christmas ifMalcolm Turnbulldoes not slash TV licence fees in the upcoming Budget.

National weather radarInternational newsn woman dies in scooter crash in Bali

A 26-year-old n woman has been found dead in Bali after a motorcycle accident.

The hotel where she was staying, Rinaya Canggu, was notified by police that she had been found in the early hours of Thursday face down in the gutter in Canggu, a beachside village in Bali that is popular with expats.

Big spat over Eman Ahmed’s 300kg weight loss

“Liar” and “hogwash” are some of the words being exchanged in a bitter spat that between the sister of a woman dubbed “the heaviest woman in the world” and the doctors at a Mumbai hospital who have been treating her for weight loss.

Trump’s travel ban playing into hands of extremists: David Cameron

Donald Trump’s attempts to prevent citizens of six predominantly Muslim nations from entering the US is helping the cause of extremists, former British prime minister David Cameron has declared.

On this day | April 28There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Wednesday or Friday (56).

224– TheBattle of Hormozdgānis fought.Ardashir Idefeats and killsArtabanus Veffectively ending theParthian Empire.

1881–Billy the Kidescapes from theLincoln Countyjail inMesilla, New Mexico.

1944–World War II: Nine GermanE-boatsattacked US and UK units duringExercise Tiger, the rehearsal for theNormandy landings, killing 946.

1986– High levels of radiation resulting from theChernobyl disasterare detected at a nuclear power plant in Sweden, leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the accident.

1996 –Port Arthur massacre, Tasmania: A gunman,Martin Bryant, opens fire at the Broad Arrow Cafe inPort Arthur, Tasmania, killing 35 people and wounding 23 others.

1996–Whitewater controversy: PresidentBill Clintongives a 4½ hour videotaped testimony for the defense.

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