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Donald Trump says the British can't handle the Brexit exit!

BRITISH Members of Parliament are set to vote on whether Britain should ask the European Union .. to defer its exit .

U-S President Donald Trump has criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May, for her handling of Brexit.

Britain's parliament will today vote on whether to delay Brexit beyond March 29th, after politicians ruled out a no-deal exit from the E-U yesterday.

Mr Trump says if Ms May had listened to him, she could have made it a success.

The R-S-B is calling for more tolerance to be shown to people with visual disabilities, after a number of impaired people in Adelaide have been harassed as fakes

Blind people are increasingly abused by people in the street who see them relying on an i-Phone for verbal directions or other assistance

Darren Johnson from the Royal Society for the Blind says some people are too quick to jump to conclusions.

 

The Australian –

The National Disability Insurance Agency spent more than $430 million on contractors and consultants in the last calendar year, including millions of dollars in one month to a major firm to resubmit a botched review for which it had already been paid.

FIN Review –

The Australian Council of Trade Unions has declared that the $1.4 trillion accumulated in industry superannuation funds is workers' money that the union movement will use as an industrial relations weapon to force companies to raise wages and conditions.

The Adelaide Advertiser –

New data shows, Up to 15 per cent of South Australian families are involved with the child protection system, and the number of children being removed from their parents is outstripping population growth. Responding to the emergency, the State Government will create a new unit to better support struggling families.

The NT News –

The NT News reports this morning, A woman giving birth in a Territory hospital was denied pain relief because the hospital was "short on equipment".

The Courier Mail –

Anthony Seibold's Red Hill revolution received a stinging reality check last night after watching his error-riddled Broncos crash to a season-opening 22-12 loss to big guns Melbourne at AAMI Park.

The West Australian –

Fan power has won out. The AFL grand final will be played in its traditional afternoon timeslot again this year, with the league resisting the temptation to play the season decider under lights. Bouncedown at the MCG on September 28 will be 2.30pm.

Herald Sun –

Google and Facebook face a major crackdown under a future Labor government over "anti-competitive effects" the digital giants are having on Australia's democracy.

The Age –

In a damning report released yesterday, the parliamentary inquiry into the $170billion franchising sector has called for a total overhaul of Australia's franchising system.

The Hobart Mercury –

Tasmanian councils have been left with a multimillion-dollar black hole in their budgets after retirement villages successfully argued in court they are exempt from paying general rates.

The Canberra Times –

Police in Vermont, USA, have warned the ACT to address issues around drug-driving in its bid to legalise cannabis, as the Australian capital looks to use the same model of legalisation as the US state.

Sydney Morning Herald –

The 47 billion dollar rental housing market where owners claim deductions against rental income every year, will face tougher scrutiny from the Australian Taxation Office. This is after more than 300 audits of investor returns, revealed errors in nearly 90 per cent of cases.

The Daily Telegraph-

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has labelled social media companies "dangerous" as he called on tech giants to take more responsibility for the dissemination of fake news and children using their services.