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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. Good morning. .5welcome to Ten's Early News. I'm Bill Woods, This morning, to join Australian soldiers up to 50 Federal Police in troubled East Timor arrive in Darwin for treatment. as their injured Dili colleagues dig frantically for survivors Rescue workers rocked an Indonesian island a day after a massive earthquake killing 4,600 people. The Deputy PM criticises moves in Queensland. to unite Liberal and National parties And in sport, loses his cool with a spectator. Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley Checking the Monday weather briefly: first look at finance. Now for the week's of a volatile week ahead Investors are being warned on a positive note on Friday. after Wall Street ended the last couple of days, It has become a pattern in Dili and the night time is peaceful. the daytime has been violent late yesterday But we had those scenes where men, women and children to the warehouse behind me were coming and looting it, running off with bags of rice. across the road. They have put up razor wire so no-one can take any more rice. There are armed guards on duty was down here yesterday afternoon The Foreign Minister and settled the crowd

to come back this morning. and told them they will distribute the rice In a few hours time hungry. because the people say they're a bit more ordered than yesterday. Everyone is hoping the scene will be are among nine casualties At least two police officers airlifted from East Timor to Darwin. remain in critical conditions Four of the injured suffering gun shot wounds. was among those airlifted, A 12-month-old Australian boy not related to the violence. his condition is defending itself The Federal Government

to act against the Timor violence. from accusations it was too slow will leave today A large contingent of Federal Police to join the Australian operation. The Defence Minister says are facing a dangerous new threat. Australian forces in Dili a basic sense of lawlessness What's now emerging is with these marauding young gangs. leave for Dili in the next 24 hours Up to another 50 federal police will already there. joining the 15 AFP officers will be to investigate One of their tasks of rebels by Timorese soldiers. what appears to be the massacre were gunned down The former police officers a United Nations-sponsored truce. in defiance of where this crime occurred We have quarantined the area and there are also witnesses to it. The executions occurred had arrived in Dili - before Australian forces

to stem the violence. too few, too late We would have thought a battalion group on to the ground that we would have been able to put which isn't that far away, in a place like East Timor,

a little bit quicker than we did. defence personnel Of the 3,000 Australian taking part in the Timor operation are actually on the ground. only about half of those The Government, though, says

in the weeks to come. that could change if needed the ADF is up to the task. The Minister remains confident is under way in China Another frantic rescue effort at a quarry after a landslide. to free workers trapped over the weekend Four people died in the slide and many are still buried. around the quarry volatile Heavy rains have made conditions on the side of the mountain. with rocks and stones becoming loose Quarry officials say of stone crashed into the quarry more than 10,000 cubic metres during the landslide. to his predecessor Pope John Paul II Pope Benedict again paid homage at a Sunday mass in Poland. attended the mass, Nearly one million people arrived in the Popemobile. chanting and clapping as the pontiff is in honour of Pope John Paul, Pope Benedict, whose tour of Poland told the waiting crowds to honour his predecessor. a mass was the best way Later in the day Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz the pontiff visited the who died more than 50 years ago. where he paid respect to those to the face of Queensland politics. A dramatic change the Liberals and Nationals Coalition partners signing an in principle merger - as well as Queensland. sparking fear at the federal level it will lead to an early election. There's speculation relationship It's been a rocky often icy leaders in Queensland. between the Liberal and National but not often unified. Coalition partners no real problems no. No there's no problems, have some teething problems. Obviously these things majority. And up against a slick Labor They have to form a coalition they can beat Beattie I don't believe of coalition partnership without some sort

or whatever you want to call it. will be called the New Liberals. It now seems that partnership of the opposition parties. Not a coalition but a merger Lawrence Springborg called for It's what Nationals Leader after the last State election has already sparked debate, and the in principle merger a lot sooner than expected. the next election could come In Canberra the Nats say on a federal level. there'll be no similar merger

vowing to remain a Nat for life. Some including the Deputy PM counterparts feel the same. Time will tell if their Queensland

Emma Dallimore Ten News. verbally clashed with a spectator In AFL, Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley

to St Kilda yesterday. after his side's 17 point loss were forced to defuse the situation Telstra Dome security staff as the Roos coach lost his cool. on the NRL ladder with Brisbane, The Melbourne Storm share top spot

to a Cooper Cronk field goal all thanks against Penrith. in the second extra time period from a questionable call to play on The Panthers benefitting tackled, but with the scores tied, when Rhys Wesser appeared to be Cronk delivered.

coach Jason Taylor's first victory Parramatta held off the Roosters for 40 point losers to the Tigers. while the Rabbitoes remain winless, The French Open is under way has given her devoted fans a scare, and number four seed Maria Sharapova scraping through on day one. It may have been the opening day of the Grand Slam, but fans on centre court were treated to a match of final day quality, It may have been the opening day of the Grand Slam, but fans on centre court of final day quality, little known Diego Hartfield out to spoil Federer's dream of that elusive French title. Ranked 156 in the world Hartfield broke the number one's first two service games, Federer's fans with something to smile about as he coasted through the final set to advance into round two. (bill) Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has led the Monaco The National Australia Bank mounting significant legal action? It follows Friday's conviction of David Bullen and Vince Ficarra who were both found guilty of using their positions to gain financial advantage and gaining financial advantage by deception. Now the bank is looking to recoup some of money it lost during the Forex trading scandal, launching legal action against two international broking firms. BGC International and ICAP

The NAB is alleges

played a pivotal role in the scandal and are seeking $539 million in compensation. Now anyone can get broadband Internet. That's because Optus have plans from just $19.95 a month when combined with either an Optus Home Phone

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a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Java aid can't come quickly enough. Timor trouble -

the nation's humanitarian and political crisis escalates as mobs begin looting food warehouses. The Pope makes a poignant visit to the wall of death at Poland's Auschwitz concentration camp. And in sport, Troy Bayliss extends his Superbike lead. The founder of collapsed property group Westpoint will learn today if he'll have to face court to defend his $5,000 a week lifestyle. Norm Carey is accused of funnelling $11 million out of the company while thousands of investors stand to lose $200 million. On Friday, receivers were appointed to yet another Norm Carey company - Keypoint developments. Legal action will be launched today by five investors against a financial planner who advised them into investing in Westpoint alleging a breach of the Corporations Act. Rescue teams are starting to pour into the Indonesian island of Java with vital supplies for the earthquake ravaged region. The death toll from the natural disaster is now believed to be as many as 4,600. A homeless family settles down for a second night in a makeshift camp just metres from the rubble remains of their collapsed home. This mother says there's no food. And her children are growing weak. They're not alone. Saturday's 6.2 magnitude earthquake has left 200,000 people homeless. And as tent cities continue to grow so too the number of injured awaiting medical help. Not just doctors needed, but porters to help move the bodies. We need manpower, doctors, nurses and we need men to carry the patients. Most able-bodied men are helping with the rescue effort. But it's painfully slow, digging through the rubble with bare hands. Some survivors have been pulled from the ruins. This man says there's no chance now of finding people alive. Australia has joined the scramble to get food and supplies into the Javanese towns. Canberra has pledged $3 million for emergency food, shelter and medical supplies. East Timor's cabinet is scheduled to meet today amid speculation the government may soon collapse or that the parliament will be dissolved. It comes amid grave humanitarian unrest in the nation. Yesterday, hundreds of starving locals took matters into their own hands, looting a food warehouse in Dili. They stole bag loads of rice, weighing 50 kilos each. The rush so desperate, one man was nearly crushed to death. International peacekeeping forces hope to prevent similar scenes today. Up to another 50 Federal Police officers will begin arriving in Dili today to help restore law and order to the capital. Most local police abandoned their posts and deserted to the rebel side when the violence began. The Australians will also help investigate what appears to be a war crime with nine rebels executed by soldiers in government uniforms as they were trying to surrender under a UN flag. About 3,000 Australian military personnel are now either on the ground or supporting the operation and the Government says that number may increase. Victims of the violence in East Timor have been flown to Darwin, a number suffering severe gun shot wounds. At least two of the injured are believed to be police officers. Bearing what have been described as typical war-like injuries the casualties of the chaos in East Timor arrive in Darwin. Four of the injured remain in a critical condition at the Royal Darwin Hospital with chest wounds. Fractured arms and legs and one suffering a bullet wound to the neck. It won't just be one visit to the operating room it'll involve things like skin grafts and removal of other shrapnel. Among those airlifted to Darwin a Filipino police officer on assignment with the United Nations and a 12-month-old Australian boy who's condition is unrelated to the violence. It was a matter of just coordinating the evacuations and making sure they ran smoothly, making sure the aircraft got there on time. The air force and Royal Darwin Hospital remain on stand-by for any further evacuations. The Australian climber left for dead on Mount Everest is this morning a step closer to safety. Lincoln Hall, from New South Wales, is being carried down the mountain on the back of a yak. The 50-year-old and his rescuers still have around 20km of loose rocks and ice to traverse,

before reaching the base camp. They're expected there by the day's end. Mr Hall, considered one of Australia's best climbers, is suffering severe frostbite and altitude sickness. Praise today for the hundreds of people involved in the rescue of Tasmanian miners Brant Webb and Todd Russell. Parliament House is hosting a formal reception just hours after a community thank you day at Beaconsfield where the saga unfolded. Mr Webb and Mr Russell's colleague Larry Knight, who died in the Anzac Day mine collapse, will also be remembered in Canberra. Pope Benedict has wrapped up his four day trip to Poland with a visit to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. The pontiff's historic visit saw him meet with Holocaust survivors and pray for peace. A mournful procession through the infamous gates of Auschwitz. Above its cruel and false inscription - 'Work Makes You Free'. This short walk for Pope Benedict, a moment of enormous symbolism. Then a candle and a prayer before the so-called death wall where prisoners stripped naked were shot. And in the small yard those that survived it all. Jewish ex-prisoners now greeting the German leader of a billion Catholics in the place where so many others perished. Blue and white representing the colours of their prison uniforms. In Block 11 prayers for the dead. This, the German leader of a billion Catholics,

acknowledging the Nazi occupation of this land and the crimes of his own country, In AFL, Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley has lost his cool with a spectator after his side's 17 point loss to St Kilda yesterday. Telstra Dome security staff were forced to difuse the situation as the Roos' coach returned serve.

Saints forward Fraser Gehrig was reported for striking and former skipper Lenny Hayes is also likely to draw attention

from the match review panel. To NRL, and Jason Taylor hasn't taken long to produce his first win as Parramatta's stand-in coach. The Eels resisting a furious second half charge from the Roosters. The Eels hadn't been bowling anyone over with their play this year

but for at least 40 minutes they played like a top eight side, running the Roosters ragged. JT is bringing back a bit of fun back into the game for us. A tougher second half though, the Roosters running in four tries, falling just two points short of an amazing comeback. You've got to go out and make things happen, it's a shame we didn't do it for 80 minutes instead of just for 40. It took 90 minutes of football to separate Penrith and Melbourne, though questions are already being asked about this Rhys Wesser pass, leading to the Panthers' third try. While the misery continues for Souths, thrashed by 40 points at the hands of the reigning premiers. Australia's Troy Bayliss remains on top of the World Superbike series winning both round seven races. The Ducati rider fought off Noriyuki Haga from Japan in a battle to the end. Nearest championship rival Australia's Troy Corser could salvage only sixth after retiring from race one in spectacular fashion. Time for more finance news - to benefit from a class action? Australian super funds are set to receive almost $10 billion now available to share holders after a successful class action against failed US energy giant Enron. Approval came during the week as the former energy chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were convicted of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading charges. And the NSW Supreme Court has cleared the way for HIH liquidator Tony McGrath to repay creditors more than $2 billion which has been locked away since 2004. An initial dividend of 5 cents in the dollar will be paid in June or July to the 6000 creditors with a second payout planned for the end of the year.

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This program is captioned live. Welcome to Ten's Early News. Good morning. This morning, to join Australian soldiers up to 50 Federal Police in troubled East Timor arrive in Darwin for treatment. as their injured Dili colleagues dig frantically for survivors Rescue workers rocked an Indonesian island a day after a massive earthquake killing 4,600 people. The Deputy PM criticises moves in Queensland. to unite Liberal and National parties And in sport, loses his cool with a spectator. Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley Checking the Monday weather briefly:

puts companies on notice. Finance, Justice Minister

the country's top CEOs Chris Ellison warning from foreign officials. to stamp out kickbacks The move comes ahead for bribery offences of tougher Government penalties and after a research report found had policies in place only 51% of the top 100 companies to prohibit the unethical behaviour.

are among nine casualties At least two police officers airlifted from East Timor to Darwin. remain in critical conditions Four of the injured suffering gun shot wounds. was among those airlifted, A 12-month-old Australian boy not related to the violence. his condition is defending itself The Federal Government to act against the Timor violence. from accusations it was too slow A large contingent of Federal Police will leave today to join the Australian operation. The Defence Minister says are facing a dangerous new threat. Australian forces in Dili a basic sense of lawlessness What's now emerging is with these marauding young gangs. leave for Dili in the next 24 hours Up to another 50 federal police will already there. joining the 15 AFP officers

will be to investigate One of their tasks of rebels by Timorese soldiers. what appears to be the massacre were gunned down The former police officers a United Nations-sponsored truce. in defiance of where this crime occurred We have quarantined the area and there are also witnesses to it. The executions occurred had arrived in Dili - before Australian forces

to stem the violence. too few, too late We would have thought

a battalion group on to the ground that we would have been able to put which isn't that far away, in a place like East Timor, a little bit quicker than we did. defence personnel Of the 3,000 Australian taking part in the Timor operation are actually on the ground. only about half of those The Government, though, says

in the weeks to come. that could change if needed

the ADF is up to the task. The Minister remains confident Fenn Kemp, Ten News.

to the face of Queensland politics. A dramatic change the Liberals and Nationals Coalition partners signing an in principle merger - as well as Queensland. sparking fear at the federal level it will lead to an early election. There's speculation

relationship It's been a rocky often icy leaders in Queensland. between the Liberal and National but not often unified. Coalition partners no real problems no. No there's no problems, have some teething problems. Obviously these things majority. And up against a slick Labor They have to form a coalition they can beat Beattie I don't believe of coalition partnership without some sort or whatever you want to call it.

will be called the New Liberals. It now seems that partnership of the opposition parties. Not a coalition but a merger

Lawrence Springborg called for It's what Nationals Leader after the last State election has already sparked debate and the in principle merger a lot sooner than expected. the next election could come

In Canberra the Nats say on a federal level. there'll be no similar merger vowing to remain a Nat for life. Some including the Deputy PM counterparts feel the same. Time will tell if their Queensland Emma Dallimore Ten News.

verbally clashed with a spectator In AFL, Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley to St Kilda yesterday. after his side's 17 point loss were forced to defuse the situation Telstra Dome security staff as the Roos coach lost his cool. to upset Dean Laidley these days, It doesn't take much

him a spray the Roos coach bit back. but when a disgruntled supporter gave the heated exchange. The AFL certain to investigate The Saints also have their concerns, had his number taken, forward Fraser Gehrig could be in more strife but former skipper Lenny Hayes with the match review panel. Melbourne faded in the final quarter In the West, to remain on top of the ladder. as the Eagles prevailed by 22 points faces a stint on the sidelines But skipper Chris Judd late in the match. after straining a hamstring another 7 goals from Jonathan Brown And in Brisbane, to a 68 point win over Fremantle. spearheaded the Lions

on the NRL ladder with Brisbane, The Melbourne Storm share top spot to a Cooper Cronk field goal all thanks against Penrith. in the second extra time period

coach Jason Taylor's first victory Parramatta held off the Roosters for 40 point losers to the Tigers. while the Rabbitoes remain winless,

of the Grand Slam, It may have been the opening day but fans on centre court of final day quality, were treated to a match little known Diego Hartfield out to spoil Federer's dream of that elusive French title. Ranked 156 in the world Hartfield broke the number one's first two service games, Federer's fans with something to smile about as he coasted through the final set to advance into round two.

Finance, Telstra's accusing a former mnager of dirty tricks. The phone company is accusing former manager Bill Felix of deliberately fabricating a memo to damage the company's reputation. The attack was launched by communications manager Phil Burgess who said Mr Felix leaked a memo to Labor Senator Stephen Smith.

The document said French company Alcatel consistently overcharged Telstra and was underperforming on its contract obligations. Mr Felix unexpectedly left Telstra the next day. And China's still refusing to budget on its iron ore prices, but it will be under mounting pressure by BHP Billiton

after it secured a 19% rise from customers in Europe Japan and Cora.

This program is captioned live. Welcome back to Ten's Early News. Leading this bulletin, hospitals overflowing -

a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Java aid can't come quickly enough.

Timor trouble - the nation's humanitarian and political crisis escalates as mobs begin looting food warehouses. The Pope makes a poignant visit to the wall of death at Poland's Auschwitz concentration camp. And in sport, Troy Bayliss extends his Superbike lead.

A homeless family settles down for a second night in a makeshift camp just metres from the rubble remains of their collapsed home. This mother says there's no food. And her children are growing weak. They're not alone. Saturday's 6.2 magnitude earthquake has left 200,000 people homeless. And as tent cities continue to grow so too the number of injured awaiting medical help. Not just doctors needed, but porters to help move the bodies. We need manpower, doctors, nurses and we need men to carry the patients. Most able-bodied men are helping with the rescue effort. But it's painfully slow, digging through the rubble with bare hands. Some survivors have been pulled from the ruins. This man says there's no chance now of finding people alive. Australia has joined the scramble to get food and supplies into the Javanese towns. Canberra has pledged $3 million for emergency food, shelter and medical supplies. East Timor's cabinet is scheduled to meet today amid speculation the government may soon collapse or that the parliament will be dissolved. It comes amid grave humanitarian unrest in the nation. Yesterday, hundreds of starving locals took matters into their own hands, looting a food warehouse in Dili. They stole bag loads of rice, weighing 50 kilos each.

The rush so desperate, one man was nearly crushed to death. International peacekeeping forces hope to prevent similar scenes today. Victims of the violence in East Timor have been flown to Darwin, a number suffering severe gun shot wounds. At least two of the injured are believed to be police officers. Bearing what have been described as typical war-like injuries the casualties of the chaos in East Timor arrive in Darwin.

Four of the injured remain in a critical condition at the Royal Darwin Hospital with chest wounds, Fractured arms and legs and one suffering a bullet wound to the neck. It won't just be one visit to the operating room

it'll involve things like skin grafts and removal of other shrapnel. Among those airlifted to Darwin a Filipino police officer on assignment with the United Nations and a 12-month-old Australian boy who's condition is unrelated to the violence. It was a matter of just coordinating the evacuations and making sure they ran smoothly, making sure the aircraft got there on time. The air force and Royal Darwin Hospital remain on stand-by for any further evacuations.

Pope Benedict again paid homage to his predecessor Pope John Paul II at a Sunday mass in Poland. Nearly one million people attended the mass, chanting and clapping as the pontiff arrived in the Popemobile. Pope Benedict, whose tour of Poland is in honour of Pope John Paul, told the waiting crowds

a mass was the best way to honour his predecessor. Later in the day the pontiff visited the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz where he paid respect to those who died more than 50 years ago. In AFL, Kangaroos coach Dean Laidley has lost his cool with a spectator after his side's 17 point loss to St Kilda yesterday. Telstra Dome security staff were forced to difuse the situation

as the Roos' coach returned serve. Saints forward Fraser Gehrig was reported for striking and former skipper Lenny Hayes is also likely to draw attention from the match review panel. To NRL, and Jason Taylor hasn't taken long to produce his first win as Parramatta's stand-in coach. The Eels resisting a furious second half charge from the Roosters. The Eels hadn't been bowling anyone over with their play this year

but for at least 40 minutes they played like a top eight side,

running the Roosters ragged. JT is bringing back a bit of fun back into the game for us.

A tougher second half though, the Roosters running in four tries, falling just two points short of an amazing comeback. You've got to go out and make things happen, it's a shame we didn't do it for 80 minutes instead of just for 40.

It took 90 minutes of football to separate Penrith and Melbourne, though questions are already being asked about this Rhys Wesser pass, leading to the Panthers' third try.

While the misery continues for Souths, thrashed by 40 points at the hands of the reigning premiers. Russian sensation Maria Sharapova has struggled in the first round of the French Open. After taking the first set a foot injury hampered Sharapova's movement around the court and allowed American Mashona Washington to level a set a piece. Sharapova surviving two match points to go on and win the final set 7-5. World number one Roger Federer also advancing after winning in straight sets.

Australia's Troy Bayliss remains on top of the World Superbike series winning both round seven races. The Ducati rider fought off Noriyuki Haga from Japan in a battle to the end.

Nearest championship rival Australia's Troy Corser could salvage only sixth after retiring from race one in spectacular fashion.

Finance, tough penalties for companies abusing workplace laws. The Government's chief workplace inspector says it will issue bigger fines and conduct greater audits of businesses its suspects of abusing workplace laws.

The inspector says it will pay particular attention to workplace agreements especially those that undercut pay and conditions. Employers could be fined up to $33,000 per incident, even if they repay workers in full. The hospitality and security sectors are likely to be the first one on the inspector's list.

And that's it for this edition of Ten's Early News. I'm Bill Woods, bye for now. And I'm Kath Robinson, have a great day. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au