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Sydney news: Former PM John Howard in hospital, convicted conman Peter Foster charged – ABC News

MORNING BRIEFING: Former prime minister John Howard is recovering from an operation in a Sydney hospital, while conman Peter Foster is set to front court today over allegations he ran an online sports trading scam.

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John Howard recovering from surgery
Former prime minister John Howard is recovering in hospital after an attack of appendicitis.
The 81-year-old was operated on at Sydney’s North Shore private hospital yesterday afternoon after he felt unwell over the weekend.
A spokesperson for Mr Howard said he was recovering well with his wife Janette by his side.
Peter Foster charged
Mr Foster was arrested at Port Douglas on Thursday morning.(Supplied: IFW Glo…

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