SBS News Morning Briefing: August 11, 2022

Hello, this is Amy Hall here with the SBS News morning briefing.

What the FBI raid on Donald Trump’s home means for his potential 2024 presidential bid

Earlier this week, the Florida residence of former US President Donald Trump – Mar-a-Lago – was raided by federal police. Although the FBI and Justice Department have yet to comment on the raid, reports suggest it was linked to Mr Trump removing classified documents from the White House and taking them to his private residence. . But experts say . The two things that could be “an improvement in the American economy and a very well-organized and concerted campaign by the Democrats to mobilize their voters, get them to vote and fight against the voter suppression efforts on the part of the Republicans”, says the ANU political scientist, Dr. Charles Miller. Meanwhile, during an appearance before the New York State Attorney General in a civil investigation into his family’s business practices, citing his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

Some Australian supermarkets have started rationing eggs. here’s why

You may have noticed and restaurants are changing their menus and prices. This is because Australia is in the throes of an egg shortage. Several factors are contributing to the shortage, such as COVID-19, rising production costs, the war in Ukraine, and natural disasters, but this is essentially a case of demand exceeding supply. Fenech Family Farms owner Matthew Fenech says while predicting an end date for the shortage is nearly impossible, the process of increasing supply to meet demand will take months.
Empty shelves Supermarket shelves with an egg box.

Australia is experiencing a nationwide egg shortage, with empty supermarket shelves. Source: SBS News / Rayane Tamer

Chinese ambassador issues warning to Australia over Taiwan

Chinese Ambassador to Australia Xiao Qian told the federal government to saying in a speech to the National Press Club on Wednesday that there was “no room for compromise” over Beijing’s territorial claim to the self-governing island. The warning comes as after the visit to Taipei by Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. The Chinese government considers Taiwan to be part of its territory, although the ruling party never controls the self-governing island. “I like to remember [that ] As big and grand as Australia is, it is important that the government of this country sticks to the commitment of the ‘One China’ policy,” Xiao said. “It must be practiced with sincerity. absolute, but without discount.”

Russian journalist faces jail for protesting Vladimir Putin

Marina Ovsyannikova when the editor of Russian state-controlled TV station Channel One burst onto the set of its flagship evening news Vremya (Time), holding a poster reading “no war” in English. The 44-year-old now faces up to 10 years in prison after being charged with spreading false information about the Russian military. The charge relates to a protest by a woman she organized near the Kremlin in July, holding a poster saying, “Putin is a murderer, his soldiers are fascists.” Three “blood soaked” toy dolls were laid on the ground in front of her during the protest.

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