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5 things you need to know today

1. Malcolm Turnbull has encouraged Scott Morrison to support the revival of the national energy guarantee. The Australian reports that the former prime mininster and Bill Shorten have privately discussed the policy since Turnbull was ousted.

2. After initially reacting positively to the trade truce between the US and China announced at the G20 summit, the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 both sunk over 3% overnight, while the Nasdaq closed 3.8% lower.

3. Theresa May's government has been found in contempt of parliament for not publishing legal advice it received about Brexit.

4. A man has been charged after making a fake bomb threat to Regional Express Airlines ahead a flight from Sydney to Griffith.

5. 24 gold coins and a gold earring hidden away 900 years ago have been found in a bronze pot in Caesarea, a port city on the Mediterranean coast of Israel.

Published on: Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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