ABC News Mornings – 10am Bulletin (3rd February 2017)

The latest news, sport, finance and weather from ABC News Australia, presented by Andrew Geoghegan. International cover courtesy of BBC and Al Jazeera.
In this bulletin:
Opener and U.S. President Donald Trump calls refugee deal with Australia as ‘dumb’ and still has problems with the deal.
Australia’s Ambassador to the US Joe Hockey finishes meeting at the White House.
BREAKING NEWS: High Court finds election of former One Nation senator Rod Culleton was invalid.
The Trump phonecall with Malcolm Turnbull has put Australia’s relationship with the United States at a low.
The High Court rules the election of former One Nation senator Rod Culleton was invalid, a special vote to determine the vacancy of his seat.

Headline recap.
Tigerair forced to cancel flights to and from Bali once again, customers offered full refunds and an update expected.
The US defends a military raid in Yemen with civilians, children and a US Soldier killed, the first operation authorised by Donald Trump (report from Al Jazeera).
Romania’s Business Minister stands down following government decree on some offences, thousands of people protest in the capital Bucharest.
British Government publishes its official policy for leaving the European Union (report from BBC).
Business and finance report with Alicia Barry.
Weather update with Aimee Amiga.

Headline recap.
Donald Trump tense phone call with Malcolm Turnbull has strained Australia’s relations with the US.
The family of Brisbane Backpacker Michael Eather missing in South America fears he may have drowned following raft accident.
Back pain research shows anti-inflammatories benefits are small and has many side effects.

Top stories.
The Small Business Ombudsman fed up with the big banks for penalising businesses for not meeting with loan repayments.
A tour through Tasmania’s central highlands looking to share the storylines of the hydro power.
Tennis legend Margaret Court tells her story of faith.
Goulburn Valley farmers in short supply of pickers after federal government backpacker tax discouraged many from working.
Sport report with Paul Kennedy.
Weather report with Aimee Amiga and closer.
Recorded 3rd February 2017 via ABC iView.
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