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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. Tonight - very simple DR ROBINSON: It's conceptually very, very carefully. but it has to be done of the risk confronting an astronaut NASA makes no secret who's taking a spacewalk, never be done before. doing something that's

the connectors are wire tied off? ANDY THOMAS: Confirm that MAN: Tied off to the handrail, copy. Schapelle Corby's fortunes Two baggage handlers could change

but why is her lawyer still angry?

That's bullshit. And two lovers face court woman-in-the-boot attack, over the so-called to each other but how did they respond in a long time? in their first meeting welcome to Ten's Late News. Good evening, I'm Deborah Knight, simple test to tell if a patient Also tonight - the stunningly most common mental problems. has one of the community's right at the outset of illness, If we can get that diagnosis made correctly people will get on to treatment from the beginning of their illness.

(Sings) # I'm gonna be a celebrity somebody that everyone knows. # # That means

How did young graduates from the

fame factory are put to the test,

but how did they go? (Sings 'Nessun Dorma')

a dangerous repair mission lies ahead First tonight -

from the space shuttle. for one of the astronauts

back to Earth tonight, The crew beamed a news conference about the repair work answering questions needed for the shuttle's underbelly, by Dr Steven Robinson. to be undertaken Like most kinds of repairs, DR STEVEN ROBINSON: it's conceptually very simple very, very carefully. but it has to be done On Thursday, what no astronaut has done before - Dr Robinson will try to do a dangerous spacewalk out of sight to the shuttle. to inspect and fix damage He'll dangle from a 17m robotic arm gap filler while trimming and replacing from under the shuttle's nose. seen protruding and out of radio range, Because he'll be out of sight the rest of the crew won't know and needs rescuing. if he gets into trouble No doubt about it, a very delicate task this is going to be but as I say, a simple one. to ensure a safe return. But it's essential work the shuttle could burn up on re-entry NASA fears without it of the 'Columbia' disaster. in a deadly repeat to remove the gap filler by hand If Dr Robinson is unable for the delicate procedure. he'll use a hacksaw a contingency device - The hacksaw is really this thin gap filler, the idea is to just pull off or with a pair of forceps either by hand only if necessary. and we'll use the hacksaw or a piece of equipment, Another concern - that the astronaut, to the shuttle's protective tiles. might cause more damage most closely The thing I'll be watching is the top of my helmet, towards the orbiter. because I'll be leaning in Australian Andy Thomas by the setback and associated risks, is reportedly disappointed

But he concedes his job comes with

inherent danger. Naturally, there's

a lot of risk associated with space

flight, that's true of this mission,

any that have preceded and any that

will follow. A colleague says

despite the trouble, she wouldn't

rather be anywhere else. If I

wouldn't be flying this mission,

I'd be crying. getting the help from Australia Schapelle Corby is finally she's been begging for. Two Qantas staff have arrived in Bali

on her drug conviction. to give evidence in the appeal Two Qantas employees who were on duty

her flight last October in Brisbane when Schapelle Corby boarded to give evidence. have arrived in Bali to assist the Corby defence, Qantas has agreed allowing the check-in officer who carried her boogie board bag and a baggage handler to tell the court what they know.

and a security guard. With them - a company lawyer lawyer retained by the airline. They were joined by an Indonesian Corby's lawyer, Hotman Paris Hutapea, Under a deal with Qantas, until they appear in court won't name the men he hopes they will give, or comment on the evidence but his strategy is clear. To increase the reasonable doubt when Corby checked in. that nothing suspicious As time runs out for Miss Corby will ask for a further adjournment her lawyers via satellite in the hope of arranging evidence from a Victorian prisoner called Paul former convict Ronny Viganza who allegedly names as the owner of the drugs. any knowledge of the marijuana. Viganza denies over indemnity for the prisoner. But there's been no agreement so far

In a bitter row, Justice Minister Chris Ellison, Hotman Hutapea attacked

hadn't done enough to help. claiming the Australian Government to your government. This is all my letter done much, that's bullshit. So if they said we haven't is heading for Jakarta Senator Ellison with the lawyers. but there's no meeting scheduled is still hoping for a miracle In Bali, Schapelle Corby's mother that will see her daughter freed. John Hill, Ten News.

facing drug charges in Bali Meanwhile another Australian is getting off lightly. for a 7-month jail term Prosecutors today asked the court for John Pyle, at his home in Bali. caught with a 1.8g of hashish carrying a 10-year prison term They dropped a more serious charge for lack of evidence. three months in police custody. John Pyle has already spent

courtroom face-off There's been a tense body-in-the-boot case. in the so-called of Joe Korp The jailed former mistress at a committal hearing today, gave evidence against him claiming her attack on his wife action at his demand. was a spur of the moment Joe Korp once planned to marry her. Tania Herman claims But there was no love lost today for the first time in months as the pair faced each other on a charge of attempted murder. during Mr Korp's committal hearing Mr Korp's lawyer accused Herman for weeks, of plotting to kill his lover's wife

being a bad mother stealing Maria Korp's jewellery, and negligent towards other children in her care. 38-year-old Herman repeatedly denying the claims as she recounted the events that have left Maria Korp at death's door. Mrs Korp was found in the boot of her car at the Shrine of Remembrance last February, four days after she'd disappeared. Herman had choked her romantic rival in the garage of the Korps' Mickleham home.

She claims it was a panic-stricken spur-of-the-moment attack just minutes after she realised Mr Korp wanted her to kill his wife. The accused allegedly told her: Herman said a member of Mr Korp's family had suggested killing Maria weeks earlier claiming it was the only way she could have Joe.

Around the same time, she wrote a shopping list of items later used in the attack. Calm and composed as she gave her evidence, Herman stared scornfully at her former lover

whenever she discussed him. Joe Korp didn't return her gaze, instead looking at his lawyer and occasionally shaking his head. Herman is serving nine years jail for her role in the attack. Christopher Still, Ten News. There are new calls tonight for the removal of shark nets on the Gold Coast after another whale was trapped and died in the nets. The calf's distressed mother refused to leave its side. A mother in distress over the death of her newborn. The humpback circles a shark net,

diving and surfacing, but never leaving. The initial elation of seeing a whale free, everyone was, sort of, happy, then concern came back to why is he still hanging around the nets?

Concern spread quickly as whale rescue teams began to search

for what they feared may be a dead whale caught in the Currumbin nets. Her distress obvious as the great creature of the deep circled, waited and watched. The mother came up very, very close to the divers

and nudged one of the divers, just gently, not...certainly there was no aggression involved, so we took the safety option. The baby, which experts estimate was between days and weeks old, was found lying a few metres from a damaged section of shark net. Whale teams used boats and jet skis to force mum back from the distressing sight, fearing her desperate rescue attempts would result in her own death. Rod Coker watched the sad scene from his coffee shop for hours, and, like many locals, believes there's a case for pulling the nets out in winter. Let nature take care of itself and I think nets come into that area of us mucking around with nature. But the Minister says the nets are staying. Daniel Barty, Ten News. Tough new laws come into effect tomorrow to stop young Australian girls being sent overseas to enter forced marriages. Offenders facing up to 25 years in jail. An arranged marriage is one thing, a forced marriage is another and when an under-age Australian girl is forced into a marriage overseas, both sides of Australian politics equate with white slavery. This is an outrageous activity, one we won't tolerate, and we are intent on stamping out. We don't want to see any kid

forced into a marriage that they don't want to be in. And I think we just can't simply accept the argument that it is a question of cultural sensitivity.

In the past two years, 12 young women are said to have sought help at our embassy in Beirut after being sent there to be married against their will.

It is an offence to traffic a young person, a juvenile, overseas for sexual servitude or, indeed, bondage and a forced marriage could well constitute that sort of behaviour. In Sydney, the Muslim Women's Association says the practice was common 10 years ago, but is now rare. Because if it is a practice that has been practised over so many years

it needs to stop and only way to stop that is through education and knowledge. Some of Australia's Islamic leaders have stressed that forced marriages are about cultural tradition, not Islam. It is 100% cultural practice. There is no religious back-up or support for it. As for young women currently overseas in marriages they were forced into... To provide every practical assistance possible to these poor young kids to help them get back to Australia, if that's what they want to do. If a child has been taken illegally from Australia we certainly seek to have that child returned to Australia

and there are international conventions which deal with that. Greg Turnbull, Ten News. After the break - I was looking out the window and the plane dropped about 200m. And I thought "I'm a dead man." What led to a full-scale emergency on a passenger jet soon after take off from an Australian airport? And the stunningly simple test to tell if a patient has one of the Australia's most common mental problems.

If we can get that diagnosis made right at the outset of illness, people will get on to treatment correctly from the beginning of their illness. This program is captioned live. Jetstar is spreading its wings and going international.

The Qantas budget airline starts flights to New Zealand in December. It will fly two Airbus A320s between Christchurch and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The fares will be announced tomorrow, when tickets go on sale. Passengers have told of their fear when caught up in a midair emergency. An inquiry is under way to find out what went wrong on the big jet. All smiles on the ground, but just moments earlier, the 192 passengers on board the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight were in sheer panic. Half an hour into the flight, the airliner started shuddering and plummeted hundreds of metres. I was looking out the window and the plane dropped about 200m. And I thought "I'm a dead man." There was some turbulence in the plane. My orange juice fly to the roof. There were a few screams and a few cries. Few people throwing up. Passengers were told there was a problem with the plane's instruments and realised how serious the situation was when flight attendants started panicking and praying. The pilot radioed for help, declaring a full emergency. Fire, police and ambulance crews all on stand-by at the airport. After a 30-minute ordeal, the plane finally landed safely, much to the relief of passengers. When the guy landed, we really gave him a good reception. We all clapped and cheered. I've never experienced anything like it before. And the minute we landed, I asked the steward for a large brandy. Officials at Perth Airport today praised the quick emergency response. The airport staff and the emergency staff, who I must say responded absolutely brilliantly last night are all very well rehearsed in what they need to do. Transport safety investigators are still looking into the incident but believe an electronic systems problem was to blame. The Boeing 777 is being repaired. Passengers this afternoon boarded another flight for Kuala Lumpur. Samantha Jolly, Ten News. There's been another departure tonight from the NSW frontbench. Planning and Infrastructure Minister Craig Knowles has told his staff he'll resign tomorrow. Earlier in the day Treasurer Andrew Refshauge announced his retirement. Heads of state from around the world are attending the funeral tonight of Saudi Arabia's King Fahd. Thousands of police were deployed across the capital as the world leaders gathered at Riyadh's Grand Mosque for prayers for the king, who died of complications from pneumonia yesterday. As well as the huge gathering of official mourners, thousands of ordinary citizens also joined in the funeral prayers and procession.

The king's body was then taken to a public cemetery in the centre of the city. There's been a breakthrough in the diagnosis of schizophrenia. Doctors are now able to accurately detect the mental illness by monitoring brain waves, allowing patients to be treated sooner. The cruellest twist to schizophrenia is the confusion that surrounds the disorder.

Diagnosis of the illness is a major problem, with schizophrenia often mistaken for bipolar disorder. The key problem with schizophrenia is bipolar disorder where people have major mood swings from mania to depression. And it's trying to distinguish that from schizophrenia when there's quite a degree of overlap in the symptoms.

Now researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed the first biological test for schizophrenia. MACHINE BEEPS Monitoring the brain's reaction to sound, they're able to accurately identify the disorder. Marilyn Matchell's schizophrenia was misdiagnosed 30 years ago and given the wrong treatment. One of the medications I was given for bipolar, which turned out not to be very helpful, was a mood stabiliser. But it had a side effect of causing 75% to 80% of my hair to fall out. The delay in diagnosing schizophrenia can often leave sufferers with long-term chronic illness and disabilities. This test is a major step in creating a brighter future for schizophrenics and their families. People will get on to treatment correctly

from the beginning of their illness and we know that that's associated with a better longer-term outcome. Tim Potter, Ten News. After the break - (Sings) # I'm gonna be a celebrity # That means somebody that everyone knows. # Young graduates from a fame factory are put to the test, but how did they go? (Sings 'Nessun Dorma') And in 'Sports Tonight' -

Wallabies coach Eddie Jones mauled by suggestions his job is at risk.

This program is captioned live. Telstra's new CEO has met Nationals Leader Mark Vaile for the first time. The pair met in a 3-star motel in Lismore, the touchy topic of selling the telco high on the agenda. The meeting comes just days after the Queensland Nationals vowed to oppose the sale

unless $2 billion is set aside for bush services. A senior Telstra official also added to the angst,

admitting the telco's commitment to the bush

could not be sustained over the long term. But as the group emerged, neither party was giving anything away. No comment. We had a very good discussion. Mark Vaile later released a statement saying he reinforced the importance of Telstra providing phone services to regional areas. To finance with Tom Piotrowski at CommSec and Tom, shoppers have been firing up again.

Well, Deborah, shoppers have taken

a knock lately as they come to

grips with higher petrol prices and

softening property market, so

they've been steering clear of

retail therapy. But there is a

sense that that trend might be

turning around for the second month

in a row in June - there was a

strong improvement, retail sales up

by 1.3% - the best improvement in

about 19 months. That news helped

the market turn around after a soft

start today. And more news for

property investors? The NSW

property investors got a shot in

the arm today with the appointment

of Morris Iemma as the State's

Premier and he said that his Labor Government would immediately abolish the

Government would immediately abolish the 2.5% tax placed on

vendors selling their property.

Boral and Adelaide Brighton up by

more than 1% today each. Thanks, Tom. Tom Piotrowski at Commonwealth Securities. Look out, world - here they come. The latest graduates from a school talent development project are out, and set to follow in the footsteps of previous pupils

Human Nature, John Foreman, and Paulini. They've got stars in their eyes. But thanks to an intensive 1-year training program called the Talent Development Project,

their dreams could become a reality. (Sings) # I'm gonna be a celebrity # That means somebody that everyone knows. # These graduates were plucked from high schools all over NSW and given the chance to learn the ropes from some of the best in show business. Growth as a performer and the performance opportunities and the critiquing that you receive from the industry, like, heads that they get to come in are just phenomenal. (Sings) # Then you, then you spread your wings... # With all the training they've had and the contacts they've made, the 13 graduates here today have a very good chance of having a great career in Australia. But for two of them, there could be an even bigger opportunity - the chance to hit Broadway. They'll be taken over there. They don't have to pay the airfares, accommodation. Where they'll work with top producers directors, musicians from the world of music theatre and Broadway.

# Nothing would ever be the same... # A special panel will decide who gets the trip to the Great White Way and it'll be a tough choice. But with every musical style from country to opera represented here, it's far from the only option. I'd love to go and study at La Scala, in Milan, Italy,

and, of course, come back as one of Australia's greatest tenors, hopefully. (Sings 'Nessun Dorma') Angela Bishop, Ten News. The weather's next and then it's 'Sports Tonight' with Ryan Phelan, and Ryan, the NRL's best player, Andrew Johns, is off to play in England. Yes, Deb. We haven't lost him for good but the move is a controversial one. Andrew Johns has been cleared to play rugby league in England but why could his deal open the floodgates for other stars to follow? From Campbelltown to world title contender - how a championship belt would change Tommy Browne's life. And what's possessing these people to jump off mountains?

All that and more on 'Sports Tonight', next.


This program is captioned live. Some news tonight on the drought - recent rain has eased the drought in parts of Victoria and in central and southern New South Wales but it's getting worse in Australia's far south-east. Looking now the latest weather details. The satellite's showing cloud over Queensland beginning to thin

as a band of cloud moves over Western Australia leaving skies generally clear elsewhere. On the synoptic chart,

a strong cold front is moving across SA to the south-east corner and Tasmania as that upper trough clears from Queensland and a high edges into WA. So tomorrow should see more showers around Cairns,

a mostly sunny day in Brisbane, cloud increasing over Sydney, rain developing in Canberra, Hobart and Melbourne, late showers for Adelaide and clearing from Perth, leaving Darwin and Alice Springs with a mostly sunny day. They might be full of hot air but they've risen to great heights. 111 hot-air balloons have taken to the skies above Germany

for the annual International Ballooning Festival. There were some uplifting designs, with participants flying in from all over the world. A big feature of the show is so-called balloon glowing. Hot-air ballooning is the oldest known way to fly, dating back more than 220 years. That is the latest from Ten News. Do stay with us, all the day's sporting action is next with Ryan Phelan and 'Sports Tonight'.

I'm Deborah Knight, thanks for your company. From the Late News team, goodnight. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre.