Queensland firefighters have worked through the night battling over a hundred fires across the state. There are still major concerns for the fire burning at Deepwater, north-east of Brisbane. A "Leave Now" alert remains in place in Deepwater, Baffle Creek, Rules Beach and Oyster Creek. Residents who've already evacuated are being told they can't yet return.
Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Mr Cohen unexpectedly appeared at the federal court in Manhattan, where he admitted to misleading lawmakers about a Trump real estate project in Russia. But the president maintains he has done nothing wrong.
And former ABC heads Michelle Guthrie and Justin Milne will today front a parliamentary hearing over allegations of political interference in the public broadcaster. Ms Guthrie is taking legal action after she was sacked by the ABC board in late September. She has reportedly received a payout of more than 800, 000 dollars. Mr Milne resigned shortly afterwards in the face of allegations of political interference.
唐纳德·特朗普的前私人律师迈克尔·科恩承认，他曾在“俄罗斯干预2016美国总统大选调查”中向国会作伪证 。科恩出人意料地现身曼哈顿联邦法庭，承认自已在有关特朗普在俄罗斯的房地产开发项目上误导了国会议员 。但是特朗普总统仍坚称科恩没做错任何事 。
澳大利亚广播公司前任领导米歇尔·居特里和贾斯廷·米尔恩今天将出席议会听证会，就政治干预澳大利亚广播公司相关指控接受问询 。居特里在去年9月被澳大利亚广播公司董事会解雇后采取了法律行动 。有报道称，她得到了超过80万美元的遣散费 。米尔恩在政治干预指控曝光后不久辞职 。
1. meddle in 管闲事；干涉；干预；
They're resentful that outsiders presume to meddle in their affairs.
2. admit to sth./doing sth. （常指不情愿地）承认，供认；
She admitted to having stolen the car.
3. in the face of 面对；在…面前；
Roosevelt was defiant in the face of the bad news.