10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

GettyGladys Berejiklian

Good morning!

1. The Liberal National coalition won in the NSW state elections over the weekend for the third time in a row. Gladys Berejiklian was elected as the first female Premier.

2. President Donald Trump’s campaign “did not conspire” with Russia during the 2016 election campaign, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The report is the result of two years of work from Mueller.

3. A cruise ship found itself stuck in stormy seas off the coast of Norway after an engine failure. The “Viking Sky” issued a mayday warning and 400 of the ships 1,300 passengers were slowly evacuated by helicopter and rescue boat. The vessel has finally docked.

4. Concerns about the global economy have intensified. The spread between three-month and 10-year US Treasury yields has inverted for the first time since 2007. Such inversions have regularly preceded US recessions in the past.

5. Over 5 million people have signed a petition to get Brexit cancelled. It is the most popular petition in UK history.

6. Pinterest has officially filed to go public. The IPO could take place as early as April.

7. Indonesia’s flagship airline has asked to cancel a $US5 billion order of 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets. It says its customers have “lost trust” in the plane model after two Max 8s crashed within five months of each other.

8. Boeing reportedly pushed engineers to develop 737 Max at twice the normal pace. That’s according to a report from The New York Times.

9. Thailand’s Military junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha won the country’s first election in eight years. It is being hailed as a stunning result and a rebuke to the main opposition party, Pheu Thai.

10. The Christchurch massacre is being used by government officials around the world who want to curtail freedom of speech. They’re afraid that uncensored information inspires and radicalises terrorists.

BONUS: How Trump prepared for the Mueller report.

Have a great Monday.

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