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Current Affairs Wrap: A postmortem on Christchurch, kids teach us a lesson, the homeless teen with 17 scholarships

Current Affairs Wrap: A postmortem on Christchurch, kids teach us a lesson, the homeless teen with 17 scholarships

What a week it was. Christchurch suffered Australian-grown terrorism, our children marched to make us see the obvious and one homeless teen beat the odds.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump’s underling goes to jail, Abbott’s local bungle, the billion dollar prong that went wrong

Like sand through the hourglass, this was another day in our lives. Well, seven. Tony Abbott got zinged, a Trump flunkie got sent to the slammer and a billionaire was murdered by schadenfreude. Standard.

Current Affairs Wrap: Pope Francis’ devilish hot take, Bishop concedes square, mum gets lion’s (over) share

What a week it has been. The pope gave us a cardinal clanger, Julie Bishop called it quits and one mother took on an empire over the depiction of fake genitals. Stop the world, I want to get off!

Current Affairs Wrap: Tourists meet disaster abroad, Sydney’s leaning tower, Father pesters daughter at work

What a state of affairs. The last week of 2018 featured Italian flair reaching Sydney, one Dad’s loving micromanagement and many tourists not making it back from their holiday.

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Current Affairs Wrap: Crimean escalation, student protest and Banks bailing on Libs

Current affairs this week: escalation in the Crimean peninsula, a racially motivated schoolyard assault, student protest against government climate change inaction, and further erosion for the Libs.

Current Affairs Wrap: Chinese Embassy attacked, citizenship under threat, sports-dad over-performs

The week saw freed Bali Nine smuggler Renae Lawrence turn herself in for previous outstanding charges, an American missionary killed in India, and an enthusiastic father going too far to ensure his son’s football team’s win.

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Current Affairs Wrap: Cabinet walks over Brexit, guilty verdict in Khmer Rouge genocide, jilted bride follows heart…away from altar

This week was heavy with Brexit splitting the Tories, former Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide and a jilted bride dishing revenge while it was still hot. At least we got a laugh in at ScoMo…that’s something, right?

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Current Affairs Wrap: 11 dead in Pittsburgh’s anti-semitic rampage, ScoMo annouces drought relief, judge pursues crims on foot (sans robe)

Welcome to the Current Affairs Wrap. This week, a man with a van enabled home-made terror with his home-made bombs, Scott Morrison helped the farmers by any means necessary, and a man named ‘Judge Buzzard’ kicked some serious bee-hind.

Current Affairs Wrap: Indonesia’s unfortunate earthquake, the banking royal commission, man stops flight to charge phone

What a week it was. Indonesia was rocked by an earthquake, the banks did poorly and one gent immortalised himself with a phone charger.

Current Affairs Wrap: America shot up (again), our strawberry needle points, Donald’s mushroom prong

Ah, the week we survived. America registered the crack of gun violence, strawberried needles became the pre-eminent topic in Australia and we became intimately familiar with Donald’s member.

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