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Open, the Victorian state election

result looks like going to the

Coalition, but neither side can

claim the one just yet. Pre-poll claim the one just yet. Pre-poll

votes appear to hold the key today

It's 6am on Movember the 29th. Good

morning, I'm Ron Wilson. And I'm

Kathryn Robinson. Welcome to Ten's

Early News. Also, this morning -

Qantas Airbuss are back in the air.

The first A380 has made it to

London. A report says the engine

explosion this month was much more

revealed. serious than was previously

In sport, the empire strikes back.

England and Australia locked in an

Ashes arm wrestle. In the first test at the Gabba.

Then in finance, no end in sight to

the NAB computer problem which

meant its customers went cash free at the weekend.

And a check of the weather:

The Victorian Premier has conceded

that the Coalition is now more

likely than Labor to form

government after Saturday's

election, but John Brumby is still

hoping for a hung Parliament. More

than half a million pre-poll votes

remain to be counted.

With no Victor, the Victorian

government is now in the hands of a

caretaker Premier. Of course, I'm

only human, of course I am

disappointed. If I had the choice

between continuing with a Premier

with a clear majority and not of

course you would want to continue.

But there is nothing I would change.

The swing against of over 6%

stunned the party. Many very good

local members, government members,

have lost their seats and many

others are hanging on by their

fingernails.

The Premier John Brumby hoping he

will learn his fate sooner rather

than later. I am keen to get a

result as soon as possible. I think

the public is keen to get a result

as soon as possible. I am sure that

Mr Ted Baillieu is keen to get a

result as soon as possible. The

Coalition has all but claimed

result. result. victory. This has been a stunning

(CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu

laying claim to 44 of the 8 seats.

We will wait to see there is a

count still to go and as we said a

lot of votes still out there so we

will wait and see. Labor's hopes

now on some 600,000 pre-poll and

postal votes that begin being

counted from today. If the result

is a hung Parliament, Victorians

will return to the polls early next

likely. year, but even that is looking less

Qantas hoping to have four of its

A380 planes back in the air by

Christmas. It follows the

successful flight of QF31 from

Sydney to London, the first of the

A380s to take to the sky since an

engine explosion earlier this month.

An official report inis that

incident is due out this week and

is expected to say that the

explosion was much more serious

than what has been revealed.

I think in the medium to long-term

I think the brand will do very well

out of this because the research we

are doing shows that people

understand that we took safety as

our number one priority. But engine

woes continued for Qantas over the

weekend w a 747 bound for London

forced to return to the terminal in

Sydney with a wiring problem

causing a long delay for passengers.

Police in Adelaide are reviewing

CCTV footage in the hope of

catching a person who attacked the

South Australian fresher outside an

Adelaide night spot. Kevin Foley

suffered a black eye, cut nose and

Bruceing in the attack. This was a

totally unprovoked attack, contrary

to whatever wild stories may be

floating around. I was simply

walking along a road, along a

street in the city trying to find

myself a taxi when the next thing I new I had been hit.

Mr Foley had been celebrating at a

staff Christmas party. Residents

have taken cover in bunkers on

Yeongpyeong Island as tensions

between North and South Korea

intensify. The US has moved in with

millionty exercises with the south

and Kevin Rudd says that Australia

will join them if needed.

The signs say it all, most want

peace but instead they are heading

close tore war. We are walk

watching with this razor sharp eyes

at the moment. US naiv value ships

have moved in more military

exercises, angering North core rear.

The North has labelled the exercises a rehearsal forward and

isn't backing down. More artillery

fire sent residents and journalists

scrambling for cover.

Officials say none of the rounds

landed on the Island but they have

told journalists to evacuate. China,

the North's Ally has called for

American six party talks. But the

US isn't buying in. The key to this,

obviously, is try China, and

unfortunately China is not behaving

as responsible world power. It

cannot be in China's long-term

interest to see a renewed conflict

on the Korean peninsular. If the

south is to retaliate, Australia

will be there. Article 4 of the an

ANvas treaty is clear. Pakistani

authorities are so far recovered 12

bodys from the scene of a car ge

plane crash at if weekend. The

aircraft came down in a fireball

seconds after taking off from the

capital Karachi. It was carrying

fliestor the Sudanese capital

Khartoum. Three of the dead have

been identified as local labourers.

The death toll is expected to rise further today.

This week is one of the most

important weeks in Australian sport.

We are just daying away from

finding out if we will host the

biggest sporting event in the world

- FIFA World Cup. Ten's Europe

correspondent joins us now live

from Zurich where the decision will

be made. Good morning to you.

Australia is up against some very

tough come me interestion. How

confident is our bid team? Well,

the truth is, Ron, we are not the

favourite. That is OK, with these

sorts of decisions you never really

know right up until the final

announcement is made. Certainly the

Australian bid team will be doing

ever it can, right up until the

final pitch and I spoke to the SFA

chairman frank low which a little

earlier today and he said that he

thinks Australia's chances are

better than 5039. This is the final

count down. (50% (. We are geared

for that. What does Australia have

that our competition doesn't? We

have Australia, and all that it

entails, and I think we have a

wonderful country. We know what we

doing, we are in safe hands, people

will enjoy themselves, the team

will be looked after very well, and

we are a sporting nation so we know

how to do sporting event, bler than

most I would think. -- better than

most, I would think. But there is

very tough competition, so the FIFA

executive will have a difficult

decision to make. We will know who

will host the 2022 World Cup by

Friday morning Australian time.

Thank you very much. The first

Ashes test looks set to be a draw

after the empire struck back with

the bat on Day four. Centuries to

Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook

lifted England to an 88 run lead

while Australia's bowlers struggled

with the ball. with the ball.

The first test victory looks to

have slipped from Australia's grasp.

The Aussies dropped three catches

on Day four. Mitchel Johnson let

Strauss off the hook. I don't think

it is actually - you can really

single out Mitch from today. I

think all of us t bowlers didn't

perform particularly well. Strauss

went on to make 110. A magnificent

hundred for the England capital. It

was very special. I think it is my

fourth Ashes hundred and all of

them are incredibly special, they

are up there with the best things I

have played. The skipper eventually

stumped, but there was no stopping

Alastair Cook. There it is! He will

resume at 132 today, Australia

still convinced they can pull off

an unlikely win. I think we are

still in the game, no doubt, but we

do have to turn it around very quickly.

Just over a month after the death

of his brother, Michael Katsidis

has lost the biggest fight of his

career against Mexican Juan Manuel

Marquez in the third round t Aussie

through a pun 67 that rocked the

boxing world. How about that for a

left hook! Marquez recovered

earning a stoppage in the ninth to

hold his world title and Michael

Katsidis with an emotional tribute.

Stathi I love you very wuch and I

am going to miss you make. It is

the third loss of his career.

Time now for all the morns finance

news. It must have been a quiet

weekend if you were a NAB customer.

Yes, I think so. I could have dampened the Christmas stopping

plans for a lot of people. The

computer problem began on Thursday

and spread to other financial

institutions over the weekend. The

National Australia Bank took the unprecedented step of opening

branches yesterday in a bid to

nullify its an Friday customers.

nullify its an Friday customers.

Many people went the weekend

without money and come won't get

last week's pay until today. NAB

has promised no one will be out of

pocket because of its mistakes. The

bank said it wasn't a virus or

sabotage, merely a corrupt file in

its system

To the week ahead now and it is is

a busy one on the finance calendar

which will give us an idea whether

we will get a pre-Christmas rate

rise. Economists expect the figures

to show another jump in company

profits thanks to the mining books.

HIA home sales are also out.

National accounts data for

September is due out on Wednesday.

That's expected to show recent

interest rate rises have put the

breaks on. Retail sales data for

October is due out on Thursday.

They are expected to be up. And

They are expected to be up. And

financial markets will be paying

close attention when RBA Governor,

Glenn Stevens addresses the Committee for Economic Development

in Melbourne tonight.

First it was Tooheys technicians.

New workers at Visy cardboard

plants are threatening Christmas

been supplies. Workers in four

states will take strike action

today over over often enterprise bargaining dispute. They are

unhappy at a proposal by Visy to

freeze pay rates for casual workers.

They are also after three annual

pay rises of 5%.

To news just in now, and Ireland's

bailout figure has been announced

at $115.5 billion. 13 billion is

for its banking system and 34

billion to support the banking seingtor.

Now, let's look at the markets.

Here is how the national weather is

shaping up today.

Still ahead, police on the Gold

Coast have some important news for

toolies - you are ruining the party.

Go home slam details next. And I

will have a preview of today's

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This program is captioned live.

Headlines every 15 minutes on Ten's

Early News. Counting in Victoria's

state election will resume this

morning with no clear winner.

Joining me now from Melbourne with

is latest is Kate Creedon. Bring us

up to date where the counting

stands today. Ron, the polls said

it was going to be close and that

couldn't be more accurate, with

still no clear result almost two

days on. Now, Victorian Coalition

has claimed 45 seats to Labor's 43,

a faeth very few people thought

possible just a few days ago. With

more than a 6% swing against Labor

it is looking more and leader like

a Coalition win, bolstered by a

victory in the marginal seat of

Bentley with just 1400 votes when

they made a decision to count pre-

poll vote as day early. But Premier

John Brumby is refusing to concede

defeat until all pre-poll and

postal votes are counted. The best

he can hope for now is a hung

Parliament, and even that is

looking less and less likely.

Of course, I'm only human, of

course I'm disappointed about that,

if I had the choice about

continuing as a Premier with a

clear majority and not, of course

you would want to continue. But

there is nothing I would change. We

will wait to see. There is a count

still to go and a lot of votes

still out there, so we will wait to

see over the next few days. I

should think the vote counting to

day will be feverish with a result

like this in the wind. Will we find

out today who is the winner is

going to be? Ron, so close is the

result that it really relies on

those 600,000 votes that are yet to

be counted. Now, that begins today

and we really won't know until

perhaps later on this afternoon,

indeed, whether the Coalition could

claim victory. If it remains a hung

Parliament, Victorians will be

returning to the polls, we suspect,

early next year.

Thank you. A dramatic police

pursuit in Sydney has ended with a

car flowing into a shop front.

Police arrested two 16-year-olds

boys after chasing them at high

speed through Sydney's eastern

suburbs overnight. Witnesses say

the car lost control and went

through the front of a lingerie

shop. We live above the actual shop

itself and we thought felt the

whole floor shake and it sounded

like a bomb had gone off.

The two teens are expected to face serious charges. Queensland schoolies have moved out

and teenagers from the southern

states have moved in as

celebrations continue on the Gold

Coast. Police have so far praised

their behaviour, but some older

receive letters are spoiling the

party. It has been one big party.

Last week, 35,000 graduates had

celebrated the end of school in

Surfers Paradise. Some won't

remember, others can never forget.

I got my ear pierced. I didn't mean

to do that? I went rulely drunk and

I went and got a at the toe. They

have been mostly well behaved, so

far just over 150 schoolys have

been arrested. The biggest problems

have been caused by adults. But the

party isn't over yet. The

southerners have taken over Surfers.

13,000 of them moved in on Saturday,

and have been partying all weekend.

Mostly in the nightclubs.

This week the beach parties are

over so there is not much

entertainment for those who are not

18. If there was entertainment

there would be more to do on the street.

But some people put on a show. A

bucks nightlifeened up the crowd

while others took to climbing trees.

Police warned they will be out in

force all week and those caught

doing the wrong thing will cop the consequences.

100 suspects asylum seekers will

arrive on Christmas Island today

after three more boats were

intercepted off the WA coast T

boats were found by navy vessels at

ash more Island. They will undergo

security, ideady and health checks

on arrival today. The Opposition

says the latest arrivals brought to

almost 200 the total number of

boats which have arrived since

Labor came to power

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd

has met U2 frontman Bono before the

start of the band's two week hour.

The private meeting at the Opera

House lasts 45 minutes with

Australia's increasing aid budget

at the top of the agenda. Our view

of the fair go Decembern't stop at

the continental shelf. It doesn't

stop at the Australian national

boundary. We have always had a view

that when there is strife around

the world we get in and pitch in.

The pair also discussed the spread

of HIV in the lead up today day day on Wednesday.

Wikileaks has will begun to release

thousands more secret documents.

The founder says they will koover

every major issue affects every

country. The US officials say the

leaks threaten global terrorism...

Operations and willen danger lives.

Brazilian security forces have

invaded and seized another slum in

ridge riblg where up to 600 drug

traffickers have been holed up.

2,500 police backed by tanks and

helicopters moved into Favela da

Grota during a heavy exchange of

gunfire. The gun battle lasted for

30 minutes. Authorities are seeking

to improse order on the violent

slums before Brazil hosts the World

Cup in 2014 and the Olympic games two years later

England looks set to salvage a draw

after the first Ashes Test. Skipper

Andrew Strauss scored 110 while

Alastair Cook will resume today at

132, England with an 88 lead. We

are still in the game, no doubt,

but we do have to turn it around very quickly. Australia dropped

three catchs in what was a

forgettable day in the field for

the struggling Aussies.

We have just crowned or 2010 bull

riding champion, his name, David

Kennedy. He is now set to take on

the big guns and the big bucks in America.

As the sun sets on Tamworth, the

best Cowboys break the calm before

the karnnaidge. It is their final

ride of the season and they don't

come much tougher than these guys.

You may be maimed or physically

hurt really bad, and, you know, the

worse outcome is death. Most still

ride without hell meants, their

ownly protected a padded vest (Helmets)

Bull riding is one of the most

dangerous sport on the planet and

after a few seconds standing here

it is easy to see why. Of the 30

riders 8 were badly hurt, with

broken ribs to dislocated shoulders.

Two spent the night in hospital.

New South Wales David Kennedy

emerged unscathed and walked away

with the Aussie crown. He is the

first man to win back Tony Abbott

back titles and now he wants a

crack at the major lead tour in the

US (Back to back)

It is likely to be a volatile start

on the markets this week, with US

investors getting back to work

again after their Thanksgiving

holiday. Here with all the days is

John Milroy from wefwef. Good

morning, John. Investors will be

looking for a bounce but the

European debt and unemployment

numbers in the US are still a bit

of a worry. Yes, plenty of

elephants in the room weighting on

the markets. Over the weekend we

had the announcement of the had the announcement of the

finalisation of the bailout for

Ireland of 85 million yushs and we

had the Thanksgiving 408 day start

and that is expected to be the best

for over three years. Friday,

unemployment numbers expecting to

have some solid grow there. It is a

question to see if the market can

regain some spirit and look through

the short-term negatives. It is not

looking great for our market at the

open today: Yes, you are right,

down 21 points or so. Really a

couple of more things to focus on

from Wednesday will be be the GDP

numbers and the implications on

interest rates. Plenty of things to

look at there. Thank you, John.

In other business new, now, fort

cue metals --

And RBA Governor, Via Stevia will

address the Committee for Economic

Development tonight in Melbourne

with rates expected to be high on the agenda.

The national weather on your screen there:

P a question for you: how many

people can you get on a motor bike?

3, 4, how about 54? That is crazy.

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This program is captioned live.

You're watching Ten's Early News.

Our main storys this morning, the

Victorian state election results

looks like going to the Coalition

but neither side can claim the win

just yet. Pre-poll votes appear to

hold the key today.

Qantas Airbuss are back in the air.

The first A380 has made it to

London. A report says the engine

explosion this month was much more serious than revealed.

In sport, the empire strikes back.

England and Australia locked in an

Ashes arm wrestle in the first Test

at the Gabba.

Then in finance, no end in sight to

the NAB computer problem which

meant its customers went cash free

over the weekend.

The Victorian Premier has conceded

the Coalition is now more likely

than Labor to form government after

Saturday's election. But John

Brumby is still hoping for a hung

Parliament. More than half a

million pre-poll votes are yet to

be countdowned. With no Victor, the

Victorian government is now the in

the hands of a caretaker Premier.

Of course I'm only human, of course

I'm disappointed about that. If I

had the choose between continuing

as Premier with a clear majority

and not, well of course you would

want to continue. But there is

nothing I would change. The swing

against the ALP of over 6% stunned

the party. And many very good local members, government members, have

lost their seats and many others

are hanging on by their fingernails.

Premier John Brumby hoping he learn

his fate sooner rather than later.

I am keen to get a result as soon

as possible. I think the public is

keen to get a result as soon as

possible. I am sure that Mr Ted

Baillieu is keen to get a as a

result soons possible. The

Coalition has all but claimed

victory. This has been a stunning result.

(CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu

laying claim to 44 of the 88 seats.

We will wait to see. There is a We will wait to see. There is a

count still to go and as we said

last night a lot of votes still out

there. Labor's votes now on some

600,000 pre-poll and postal votes

that begin being counted from today.

If the result is a hung Parliament,

Victorians will return to the polls

early next year, but even that is looking less likely.

Our federal politicians will drag

themselves back into Canberra today

for the final vote on the National

Broadband Network. For more we are

joined by James Boyce in ban bra.

An extra sitting day for the

pollies who are expected to bon a

Christmas break. What is expected

to happen today? All the Senators

are having a sleep in, it is just

the lower house MPs that will be

back at midday today and that is

all because of Nick Xenophon giving

his final hour agreement to support

the government's separation of

Telstra. What that means is that

the retail and wholesale arms of

Telstra get split in two and the

network gets sold off to the

National Broadband Network and then

leased back to Telstra what will

become their biggest customer. That

meant some changes to the

legislation which is why is lower

house is back here, including a

clause that means no competitor to

Telstra can get a worse deal than

them from NBN. That has made some

pollies pretty unhappy that they

have to be here and one of them is

the opposite leader. He believes it

is all a big waste of time. I think

it is a pity that the government

were not able to finalise this last

week, but the fact is the NBN is

bad policy. So, yes, one more day

here and then we finally get to say

goodbye to all the federal

politicians for a little over two

months, and I bet there is a lot of

politicians and viewers out there

pretty happy with that. It has been

a long year. You are sounding way

to excited over there. Not at all.?

Qantas hopes to have four of its

A380 planes back in the air for

Christmas. It follows the

successful flight from the QF31

from Sydney to London t first to

take to the sky since the explosion

earlier this month. An official

report is due out this week and it

is exp effected to say that the explosion was much more serious

than what has been revealed.

I think in the medium to long-term

the brand will do, I think, will do

very well out of this because the

research that we are doing shows

that people understand that we took

safety as our number one priority.

But engine woes continued for

Qantas over the weekend with a 747

bound for London forced to return

to the terminal in Sydney with a

wiring problem causing a long delay for passengers.

Police in Adelaide are reviewing

CCTV footage in the hope of

catching a person who attacked the

South Australian treasurer outside

a night spot. Ol Kevin Foley

suffered a black eye, and cuts

during the attack. This was an

unprovoked attack, contrary to

whatever wild stories may be

floating around. I was simply

walking along a street in the city

trying to find myself a taxi 47 the

next thing I knew I had been hit.

He had been celebrating at a staff

Christmas party. Hooning have

become so widespread in Queensland

that they will organise a hot line

for drivers. The family of a woman

almost killed last week hopes it

will prevent another heart break.

Den nice King just wants to be able

to talk to her daughter again. The

48-year-old is fighting for her

life in hospital It is hor riffin'.

We just don't know - it shouldn't

have happened. Nicole had just

picked up her 7-year-old from

school last week when an out of

control driver ploughed into them.

It is not right, and our daughter

is such a caring, loving nurse. 17-

year-old was at the wheel, the

police saw him speeding on the

wrong side of the road. Hooning has

become so widespread the Queensland

Government has spread up a hot line

to dob in reckless drivers. It is a

way for people to let police know

immediately where hooning is

happening. But it comes too late

for this family. She has, you know,

got multiple fractures and at the

moment they are trying to get her

to wake up and she not. Nicole has

been in a coma for six days. We

just want her to wake up. Her 7-

year-old daughter Natalie has had

extensive surgery. The driver has

been released on bail.

Alright a bit of trivia for you now.

Maybe if you are down the pub you

want to lay a bet. What is the bet

for the most people on a motor

bike? How about 54. Soldiers from

the Indian Army in Bangalore over

the weekend. They travelled a

credible 500 metres on a 500cc

Royal Enfield bike. The group known

as a Tornadoes broke another record

getting 151 men on 11 motorcycles.

They trained for 11 months on the

attempt, but no wore on how they

all got home affidavit warz

This week is one of the most

important weeks in Australian sport.

We will are just days away from

finding out if we will host the

FIFA World Cup. Dani Isdale joins

us live from Zurich where the

decision will be made. Australia is

up against some really tough

competition, ask just how confident

is your bid team? Ron, I think positive thinking is the ordinary

over the day here, certainly the

Australia bid team in sure rich

will with doing everything it can

in the last few days, the last big

pitch before its final pitch.

Certainly, I spoke earlier with

frank Lowy, the chairman, he says

that he thinks Australia's chances

are better than 50%. This is the

final count down and we are gearing

for that. What does Australia have

that our come me teshion doesn't?

We have Australia, and all that it

entails, and I think we have a

wonderful country, we know what we

are doing, we are in safe hands,

people will enjoy themselves, the

team will be looked after very well

and we are a sporting nation so we

know how to do sporting events

better than most, I would think. So,

Ron, the bid team here is making

all the right noises but it will

come down to the wire. We will know

the final decision by Friday

morning Australian time. Thanks

Dani Isdale. The first Ashes test

looks set to be a draw after the

empire struck back with the bat on

Day four. Centuries to Andrew

Strauss and Alastair Cook left

England to 88 run lead, while

Australia's bowlers struggled with

the ball. A first Test victory

looks to have slipped from the

Aussies grasps, the Aussie dropping

four catches on Day four. I don't

think it is actually - you can

really single out Mitch from today.

I think all of us, the bowlers

didn't perform particularly well.

Strauss went on to make 110. It was

very special. I think it is my

fourth Ashes hundred and all of

them are incredibly special. They

are up there with the best things I

have played. The skipper eventually

stumped off the bowling of Marcus

North but there was no stopping

Alastair Cook. There it is, a big

boundary. He will resume at 132

today, Australia still convinced

they can pull off an unlikely win.

I think we are still in if game, no

doubt, but we do have to turn it

around very quickly.

Just over a month of the death of his brother, Michael Katsidis has

lost the biggest fight of his

career against Juan Manuel Marquez.

In the third round t Aussie flu a

punch that rocked the boxing world.

How about that for a left hook!!

Yeah, how about that. Marquez

recovered earning a stoppage in the

ninth to hold his world title.

Michael Katsidis with an emotional

tribute post fight. Stathi I love

you very much and I am going to

miss you mate, and it was a hard

thing to make to it the fight tonight.

It was the third loss of his career.

We have more in finance now with

Kath and I think a lot of NAB

customers might have had to break

over the kid's piggy bank over the

weekend. Yes, it definitely

dampened the Christmas shopping

plans for many. The NAB took the

unprecedented step of opening

branches yesterday in a bid to

mollify its angry customer. Many

people went the weekend without

money and some won't get last

week's pay until today. NAB has

promised no one will be out of

pocket because of its mistakes. The

bank says it wasn't a virus or a

sabotage, but merely a corrupt file

in its system

To the week ahead and it is a busy

finance calendar which should give

us a clearer idea of whether or not

we are likely to get a pre-

Christmas interest rate rite. The

business indicators are out today. Economists expect another jump in

company profits thanks to the

mining boom. HIA home sales are

also out. National accounts data

for September is due out on

Wednesday. That's expected to show

recent interest rate rises have put

the brakes on. Retail sales data

for October is out on Thursday and

expected to be up. The financial

markets will be paying close

attention when the RBA Governor

Glenn Stevens addresses the

Committee for Economic Development

tonight. The RBA meets next Tuesday

for the final time this year.

Ireland's bailout figure has been

announced at $113.5 million.. No

the markets now -

Went tri conditions in many of our major centres today.

Still ahead, how do you rescue an

elephant stuck upside down in a

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know we are going to show you next.

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Headlines every 15 minutes on Ten's

Early News. Whistleblower website

Wikileaks has just begun releasing

more secret documents. It is going

to cause big concerns in a number

of governments today. Our senior

foreign correspondent in London has

been reading through some of those

files and he is joining us now. Is

there any Australian involvement in

all of this? Yeah, there certainly

is, Ron. I mean from the hour or so

that I have had to go through the

250,000 documents that have just

been released, I can tell you that

there are 933 documents that are

come from the US embass I can in

Canberra that are now being made

public. In addition to, that there

are 12 documents from the consulate

in Sydney, and 11 from berth.

Interestingly though, and I am sure

we will get new stories out of this,

3,059 documents released from the

US embassy in Jakarta. The US embassy in Jakarta. The

documents come from the past three

years from some 270 embassies right

around the world. Weered earlier in

the week that Kevin Rudd, the

foreign minister, was briefed by US officials about what might be

contained in some of these

documents. The real headlines

already to come out of there are already to come out of there are documents that show the Saudi

government has urged the United

States to lawn ach war against Iran.

We also know that Washington has

been using its diplomatic service

to spy on the head of the United

Nations by gathering things lie

biomet cricket information. There

has been a skrips of Nicolas

Sarkozy as the empore orwith no

closes. This will be very embar

raszing for the United States. We raszing for the United States. We

will hear in headlines to come out of this.

Yeah, I am sure we will see them

all in the headlines now. Thank you very much.

Counting in Victoria's state

election will resume this morning

with no clear winner. Joining me

from Melbourne with the latest is

Ten reporter, Kate Creedon. Brings

up to date on where the counting

stands at the moment. The polls

said it was going to be close and

that couldn't be more accurate. We

are still no clear result two days

on. The Victorian Coalition has 45

seats to Labor's 43, a feet very

few thought impossible a few days

ago, but the Premier is refusing to

concede defeat until all 600,000

postal and pre-poll votes are

counted. The best he can hope for

now is a hung Parliament but even

that is looking less and less

likely.

Of course, I'm only human, of

course I'm disam pointed about that.

If I had the choice between

continuing as Premier with a clear

majority and not of course you

would want to continue, but there

is nothing I would change. We will

wait to see. There is a count still

to go and as I said last night a

lot of votes still out there so we

will wait to see over the next few

days. Is there any chance of

getting a result today? Ron, so

close is the result that it really

relies on those 600,000 votes yet

to be counted. That begins the day

but it could be some time before we but it could be some time before we

have an outcome to the state

election here in Victoria. Thank

you very much, Kate Creedon live from Melbourne.

A dramatic police pursuit in Sydney

has ended with a collar ploughing

into a short front T police

arrested two 16 year old boys after

choicing them from Sydney eastern

swushs over night. The car lost

control and went through the front

of a lingerie shop. We live above

the actual shop itself and we felt

the whole floor shake and it

sounded like a bomb went off. The

two teens are ex%ed to face serious

charges.

A Royal Commission will investigate

New Zealand's Pike River Coal Mine New Zealand's Pike River Coal Mine

disaster which claimed the lives of

29 men. The Prime Minister John Key

will make the request for a

thorough investigation into the

explosion. It will be headed by a

judge, the PM says there are

questions about the tragedy and

every avenue will be explored to

try to determine the cause of the explosion.

Queensland's schoolys have moved

out and teenagers from the southern

states have moved in as

celebrations can't on the Gold

Coast. Police have so far praised

their behaviour but some older

research letters are spoiling if

party. It seems one big party. In

the past week, 35,000 graduates

have celebrated the end of school

in Surfers Paradise. Some won't

remember. Others can never forget.

I got my ear pierced. I didn't mean

to do that. I got really drunk. I

went to the tatoo and I said can I

get a tatoo. They have been mostly

well behaved. So far just over 150

schoolys have been arrested T

biggest problems, though, have been

caused by adults. But the 359 isn't

over yet. The southerners have

taken over subpoena surfers ( --

Surfers. 1,000 of them moved in on

Saturday and most have been

partying all weekend. This week the

beach entertainment has ended so

there is not much to do. Some

people put on a show. A bucks fight

livened up the crowd while others

took to climbing trees. Police

warned they will be out in force

all week and those caught doing the

wrong thing will cop the consequences.

Locals in India have jumped in to

lend a helping hand to a stranded

baby elephant T four-year-old male

calf fell into a ditch while

crassing a plantation with the

heard itself. The mother made

several failed attempts to rescue

the baby but it took n excavator

for help the baby up and he was on

his way, none the worse for wear.

Adds a different meaning to a seb

bra crossing.

England looks set to making it a

draw. Andrew Strauss scored 110

while Cook will resume at 132,

England with an 88 run lead. We are

still in the game, no doubt, but we

do have to turn it around very

quickly. Australia dropped three

catchs in what was a forgettable

day in the field for the struggling Aussies.

The Brisbane Roar has extended its

unbeaten run to an A league record

of matches after winning in Gosford.

Brisbane now sits six points clear

after the central coast imploded.

That sums the day, doesn't it.,

Robbie Fowler scored a suppeer

header against his old team

It is set to be a volatile start on

the markets this week when US

investors get back to work again after their Thanksgiving holiday.

For more on this I am joined by

John Milroy from Macquarie Private

Wealth. Hello again. Local stocks

not looking too crash hot after

their sell offs in Europe and the

US on the Friday night. You are

quite right. Those overnight

markets are going to set the tone

for your binges. It suggest as

pretty weak start to our week. A

couple of things to focus on in

terms of interest rates, we have

Governor Glenn Stevens speak, and a

theme of keeping inflation low, and

GDP on Wednesday. A key outlook for

starter points for the RBA December

meeting and February meeting

upcoming. One to watch out for

implications for interest rates

there, Kath. Than thank you. John.

Celebrate chef Jamie Oliver has

cooked up a new record. Sales of

his cook books in the UK have

reportedly just topped a tasty ?100

million, or $161 million. That

makes Oliver the second person only

to sell that many books. JK Rowling

was the first, she is up to the

$400 million mark. Oliver's latest

book called '30 Minute Meals' sold

80,000 copies last week alone. That

could be a good stocking filler, me thinks.

I think so. Checking the weather

before we go:

These are our main storys this

morning. The Victorian Premier John

Brumby has conceded that the

Coalition is now leader likely to

form a government after the weekend

election. And Qantas hopes to have

four of its A380s back in the sky

by Christmas. It follows a

successful flight to London for the

company's first A380 since the

fleet was grounded earlier this month.

And that's it for Ten's Early News.

I'm Ron Wilson. The next news is at

9 am. And I am Kathryn Robinson.

Thanks for joining us today. Have a

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