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5 things you need to know today

1. Justin Milne has denied asking Michelle Guthrie to fire journalists at the ABC who published stories the government did not approve of. Milne told the ABC's 7.30 that the broadcaster "needs to keep calm and carry on".

2. Co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian Mike Cannon-Brookes has bought the most expensive house in Australia. The Point Piper estate Fairwater, owned by the Fairfax family since 1901, sold for $100 million.

3. China is looking to improve its relationship with Australia after a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne at the United Nations.

4. The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint in the US District Court that alleges Elon Mush had falsely claimed that he had secured funding to take Tesla private on Twitter.

5. A mum flying in business class with her husband and their eight-month-old son has claimed a United Airlines flight attendant told them it was "absolutely unacceptable" for their baby to be crying.

Published on: Friday, September 28, 2018

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