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5 things you need to know today

1. British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote, with the Conservative party voting 200 to 117 in favour of her remaining leader.

2. Some Melbourne suburbs may receive a month's worth of rain today, with falls of 30-50mm predicted across the state.

3. Trade war news has lifted Wall Street stocks overnight, pushing the Dow Jones 0.64% higher to 24,527.27, while the S&P 500 rose 0.54% and the Nasdaq 0.95%.

4. The suspect in the shooting in Strasbourg, France yesterday remains on the run after two people were killed, one was left brain dead and 12 others were injured.

5. 'Canberra bubble' has been named the 2018 Word of the Year by the Australian National Dictionary Centre, beating out other contenders including 'fair dinkum power' and 'bag rage'.

Published on: Thursday, December 13, 2018

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