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More tragic news this afternoon about the discovery of four bodies in a house in Tullamarine yesterday.

Following the discovery of a mother and her three children killed in their home, the police interviewed the children’s father and released him without charge.

Readers seeking support can contact Life line on 13 11 14.

Here are the other headlines from the day of the news:

Magic mushrooms grow inside the man’s bloodstream after he injected ‘psychedelic’ tea

An American man almost died later psychedelic mushrooms started to grow in her veins after injecting them into her body.

The 30-year-old survived but suffered liver damage, kidney failure, jaundice, diarrhea, fatigue, nausea, and bloody vomiting.

Doctors at a Nebraska hospital needed a series of tests to find out what was wrong with the man because he was too confused to answer questions.

A man nearly died after injecting magic mushrooms. (9News)

ASX rises marginally higher, Bitcoin falls

  • Australian stocks closed higher on lower margins, rising 0.0015 percent during the day’s trading to 6,715.40 points.
  • The biggest winner was financial purchasing firm Afterpay, which grew by more than 10 percent. Afterpay’s growth over the past year has made it a more valuable company than Telstra in terms of market capitalization.
  • The biggest setback was felt by medical device firm Polynovo, falling 8.30 percent and ending a disastrous week of trading.
  • The Australian dollar is currently buying 77 US cents, having fallen slightly since this morning.
  • Bitcoin lost some value since this morning, with a BTC now worth $ 48,778.

No new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Australia outside of the hotel quarantine.

Queensland authorities now hope that an outbreak of the UK strain has been contained, with no further infections from the Grand Chancellor Hotel.

But a new landmark case has been diagnosed in Cairns, solving the mystery of why sewage in the city has shown a positive result for months.

Grand Cancellor Hotel, Brisbane CBD, where a hotel cleaner tested positive for the UK COVID-19 variant. QLD Health officials along with the police transport all guests to other hotels with ambulances. (Atila Csaszar)

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Police issued a warning after scammers tried to take advantage of a car accident that killed two young brothers.

A local country singer told police he used his official Facebook profile to promote a GoFundMe page to support the family of Shane and Sheldon Shorey, who died in a car accident on January 5.

Shane and Sheldon Shorey. (Supplied)

Heavy hail, wild winds and heavy rain will hit the region, which includes Brisbane and the Gold Coast, tomorrow afternoon and evening, the Bureau of Meteorology warned.

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New details emerged today from insiders in the White House about how the president took the news that he had been indicted a second time.

He was finally heard hours after the vote, in a tenuous video that condemned the insurrection on Capitol Hill and warned his followers not to engage in further acts of violence.

It was a message that was largely missing a week earlier, when rioters marching on Trump’s behalf arrived on Capitol Hill to try to prevent Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s victory.

Donald Trump did not speak to Mike Pence for days after inciting a riot that led to the assault on the Capitol building.
Donald Trump did not speak to Mike Pence for days after inciting a riot that led to the assault on the Capitol building. (AP)

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An unmanned India has fought back after tea, taking two express windows and now putting pressure on the middle order.

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OR try our quizzical, today it is all about brands after Coon Cheese changed its name to Cheer.

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