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Residents of Kalbarri in Western Australia, which bore the brunt of ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja, have said half the town has been “flattened” by the terrible storm.
Tree branches “snapped off like carrots”, residents said.
Malcolm Turnbull has told the media diversity hearings that Rupert Murdoch tends to “sidestep” direct conversations about his mastheads exerting influence on politics.
However, Rupert did “acknowledge” that there was this “crazy agenda” that Murdoch loyalist and editor Paul Whittaker pushed that the Turnbull leadership should be damaged so that Tony Abbott could come back to lead the Coalition in 2022.