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of no interest rate cuts. but now fears Whiplash on Wall Street - a massive rebound for the President's bank bailout. on new hope a dolphin mother and her calf Also, the operation to rescue trapped in a lake. for the family of a missing digger And peace at last lost in World War I.

with Ian Ross. VOICEOVER: This is Seven News Good evening. has rebounded strongly, Australia's stock market regaining 194 points - of yesterday's losses. that's nearly all on Sydney's stock surge, Tonight, Seven News is reporting of Wall Street's recovery the whiplash for average Australians. and what's ahead First to Chris Reason at the Stock Exchange. how quick was today's turnaround? Chris,

The bounce back was immediate. Our

market was driven up by soring

mining stocks. The overall value of shares jumped $

shares jumped $50 billion, there is

still much doubt and uncertainty

markets. playinging the world's financial

What a difference a day makes - the price boards glowing green. Australia's stocks up more than 4%, the same time yesterday This is how they looked as our market haemorrhaged. pretty strong start to trade today? Looks we are going to get a

Certainly looks that way - almost of 3%. the spikes point to gains By close,

were recovered almost all of yesterday's losses but this crisis is far from over. for months to come. The volatility is going to continue

Experts say

for the past year the 'big picture' figures are terrifying. over 30% in total, Australia's market is down super funds down 12%. exactly what is going to happen It's impossible to predict the most uncertain environment but it is certainly since the Great Depression. that we've seen

the effects are being felt. And already, A new, $250 million airport terminal for Canberra put on hold indefinitely, 700 jobs in the balance and the Commonwealth. due to funding fears from Westpac

When the costs of capital goes up, Absolutely.

infrastructure is higher. that means the costs of delivering There is now little doubt will cut interest rates next Tuesday the Reserve Bank but there is plenty of suspicion

to pass those savings on the banks will refuse accused of doing nothing about it. and the Federal Government is Certainly, I will encourage them

and competitively to act as responsibly as they possibly can. the white flag Wayne Swan seems to have run up are concerned. as far as interest rates

As far as strong as Australia's

financial system is, Kevin Rudd

Prime Minister has indicated he will financial system is, Kevin Rudd the

tighten the regulations on

tighten the regulations on home

loans, taking over the state's

responsibilities for non-bank

Lindters, Ian. Thanks, Chris. at Sydney's Stock Exchange. Chris Reason

in the United States. Now to Mike Amor Wall Street's rebound? Mike, what triggered had cheap stocks in their sights Ian, bargain hunters and there's increasing confidence will be approved. a Government rescue deal Today, Wall Street surged, of yesterday's record losses. regaining more than half

It's week of Wall Street whiplash. It's a week of Wall Street whiplash.

Down a record 778 points yesterday, up 485 points today. The third biggest jump ever, all on growing hope will rescue the financial system. American lawmakers back together again. We have to put humpty dumpty the emergency is far from over. But President Bush warned We're in an urgent situation each day and the consequences will grow worse

if we do not act.

the credit market is frozen - had a better day, While the stock market

shut down. Few banks are lending money for businesses. and that's disastrous From drycleaners, to restaurants, to car yards, everybody is hurting. for every excuse to say no. The banks are looking

Suzan McDowell, who runs a small marketing firm, had to ask her bank for help didn't pay their bills. after two big customers The bank said no. I'm upset, yeah. I work really, really hard. I mean, you know, I'm a person, My staff runs hard. It's not fair for us. There's been a rush on safes out of banks. as Americans rip their lifesavings at night. It does make you sleep better can't find the answer, If George Bush perhaps Russell Crowe can.

Give everyone a million bucks.

Of course, with a population of 300

million people, Russell's plan would

be far too expensive but the US

Senate will vote on the real rescue

package tomorrow tonight, putting

pressure on the house of

representatives to finally approve it on Friday. Mike Amor in the United States. Thanks, Mike.

Now to Seven's finance expert, David Koch and David, if a deal IS done, are we in the clear?

Far from it, Ian. If the bail out

package goes through, it will stop

America going depression but won't

stop it going into recession.

Overnight, they had record falls in

home values, so things are

home values, so things are really

grim over there. David, how quickly

are interest rates likely to come

down, do you think? Next week when

the Reserve Bank meets on Tuesday,

it's just a matter of buy how much.

If they pass on - if they cuts rates

by a quarter of a persons, the banks

are likely to keep all that for

themselves, pass nothing on, if

themselves, pass nothing on, if the Reserve Bank cuts by half a per cent the banks

the banks will pass a quarter per

cent on, keep those higher

repayments, you will pay off your

loan a whole lot quicker and save a lot of interest. lot of interest.. Thanks, David. David Koch there. And here's how the market finished up. The banks were all stronger - Westpac up 8%, the Commonwealth and NAB up 5%. Rio Tinto soared 12% after the competition watchdog gave the green light for BHP's takeover.

The ASX 200 closed up 194 points.

Premiers will be briefed on the world financial crisis tomorrow when Australian governments meet in Perth. But Nathan Rees says he'll also be asking for a bigger share of GST revenue to meet escalating health costs in New South Wales. Health will consume most jurisdictions' budget, entire budget, within 25 years. Mr Rees also plans to ask other Premiers their opinions of what benefits Morris Iemma should receive after quitting.

To other news now, and Sydney shoppers have been told after three months the GROCERYChoice website is still doing nothing to reduce prices. Even supermarkets claim their customers are better at spotting a bargain.

The Government's secret shopper squad is meant to shame retailers into better competition.

Coles did best in the first two surveys, but the latest report has Woolies cheaper overall. But before GROCERYChoice takes any credit... Nothing about our business has changed as a result of GROCERYchoice.

In Sydney, the comparison basket of groceries was: cheapest in the inner west and most expensive on the Lower North Shore with inner southern suburbs about the same.

In the west, the cheapest result was around Penrith, but elsewhere, the difference was just a couple of dollars. Independent operators argue GROCERYChoice unfairly compares their smaller stores to the big supermarkets. Just like a Coles convenience store at a service station doesn't sell Coke at the same price as their supermarket chain, the same applies to the independent sector.

The Consumers Association says GROCERYChoice does drive competition but it's still a work in progress. The Government insists people are using GROCERYChoice but critics argue the information on it is soon out of date and it doesn't tell you exactly which supermarket was surveyed, so in the search for savings, shoppers are more likely to use the specials catalogue - like they always have. Have you heard about it? No.

Have you heard people talking about it? 'Fraid not, 'fraid not. I don't believe it's going to deliver any benefit to any consumer. A couple has been committed to stand trial for the murder of their young daughter north of Newcastle.

The 7-year-old girl weighed just 9kg when she was found dead in a filthy bedroom of a Hawks Nest home, in November last year. A magistrate has ordered her parents face the Supreme Court next month.

Pedestrians ran for their lives this afternoon as a car turned a West Ryde video store into a drive-in. Police say a man lost control

when his sedan ran a red light on Victoria Road then bounced off another car. He veered straight through the shop front. Fortunately, there were no customers inside. The Honda was a Civic, the shop was Civic Video.

There were no injuries, other than the driver's pride. Police are considering what action to take. Two dolphins have been rescued from a lake on the Far North Coast, where they'd been trapped for a fortnight. 50 wildlife experts, rangers and police launched a major operation in Ballina this morning to save the mother and her calf.

After two weeks with no food, the dolphins were dehydrated and hungry. They had swum up a narrow creek and couldn't find a way back out. situation for them, absolutely. Rescuers planned to close in on the dolphins with a net, pull them out of the lake, then release them into a river near the ocean. As they got close though, a snag. The net tangled in a boat's engine.

Rescuers jumped on the calf before it could escape but its mum swam free.

We're going to leave this animal in the water here so it can communicate with mum, and, you know, at least it's less distressing.

But the bond between mother and calf worked in their favour, and she quickly returned. Together they were carried from the lake and loaded onto a trailer. Side by side. After almost three hours, the dolphins were finally on the road to freedom. Covered in wet sheets and water, they were escorted by police through the town. Despite being distressing for the dolphins, experts say there's a good chance of survival once they're back in the Richmond River. Back where they belong. They will be with a pod of dolphins that utilise this area and they'll probably know where those dolphins are right now so they'll be back with their pod very soon.

A World War I digger who died on a battlefield in Belgium has finally been given the resting place he's so long deserved. An advance in DNA technology means the unknown soldier has been identified and his nephews can pay their respects. George Richard Storey. (BUGLE PLAYS 'LAST POST') He was killed 91 years ago at the Battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium. Buried with four other Australian soldiers, he lay unknown until road workers discovered the grave two years ago. Last year, when all five were reburied in a war cemetery, only two had been identified - Private John Hunter and Sergeant George Calder.

The other three headstones were marked 'Known Unto God'. But DNA testing continued and now one more soldier has a name. In the faith of Jesus Christ, I dedicate this headstone in memory of his servant, George.

Private George Storey was 22. His nephews David and Geoffrey Storey have been looking for him a long time. It means everything to me. It's been a chance not just to say goodbye today but a chance to say hello to him.

A chance DNA matching may give the families of other unknown soldiers. We don't always have the capacity to recover DNA from the remains to match it with relatives but we make every effort to do so.


Still to come - Bushfire warnings as Sydney heats up. Also, our reporter face-to-face with the Bali bombers as they prepare for execution. Yeah, you are enemy.


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Brendan Smyth dumped as leader. Bill Stefaniak, dumped as leader. Richard Mulcahy, defected, saying, it doesn't matter who leads the Liberals - they're unfit to govern.

They don't trust each other. Why should you? Sydney homeowners have been warned the threat of bushfires has increased significantly in the past 12 months.

Today's the official start of the fire season with residents told to protect their properties now. If we get weather similar to, on the recent weekend, we've got the recipe for fire. Two air-crane helicopters will be based in Sydney to help fight fires this summer. Three Bali bombers on death row in Indonesia say they have no regrets about their roles in the 2002 attacks.

It's believed their executions are imminent but the convicted terrorists have their doubts. When the executions do finally happen, they'll do it here on Nusakambangan Island, Indonesia's Alcatraz. It's not yet last rites for the bombers but this will almost certainly be the last time they mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

It was a tightly controlled media visit, the three convicted terrorists still gloating - Imam Samudra mocking my questions about his days now being numbered. Do you think the execution will happen? No, no, no, will not happen.

It won't happen? No, no, not happen. And jail has not curtailed their hatred of the west. And me too.

And me too. Yeah, enemy. I'm an enemy? Yeah, you are an enemy. Almost six years after the slaughter in Bali, they remain defiant and unrepentant for the deaths of 88 Australians. (Speaks foreign language) Let them die. And they applauded those behind last month's Marriot Hotel bombing in Pakistan. These will be executions with a twist because the Indonesian Government

will be giving the bombers exactly what they want - martyrdom. Tonight, the bombers are back in the jail's isolation wing where they wait to be lined up before a firing squad. Horrifying X-rays have been released of a teenage victim of knife crime. The blade slid around his skull, narrowly missing eye and ear nerves. The 15-year-old was trying to stop a robbery in south-east London

when the bandits turned on him. Police released the pictures to shock Britain after 26 teenagers were stabbed to death this year. Four letters written by Princess Diana have sold at auction for $47,000. They were sold by her former nanny. The most expensive was for a letter Diana wrote as a 17-year-old, describing her dancing as that of an elephant.

It sold for $20,000. An 18-year-old barmaid is celebrating after becoming a multimillionaire in Europe's biggest lottery.

Ianthe Fullagar kept her ticket well hidden until lottery officials confirmed her share of $200 million. It did spend a lot of time in my bra just to keep it safe so I knew where it was. She's planning to buy a car and take a holiday

with her $15.5 million, then go to university to start a law degree. In a clash of cultures, Aboriginal dance troup Bangarra has taken to the Paris stage,

thrilling a discerning French audience.

It's performing in Europe with the Australian Ballet. Paris is rich in culture, a city steeped in artistic history.

Now the French are getting a rare taste of ours. For the first time, acclaimed Aboriginal dance company Bangarra is performing in Paris. A tribute to 30,000 years of indigenous Australia in the European birth place of dance. Bangarra's ballet, 'Rites', is the brainchild of artistic director Stephen Page. Bangarra inherits one of the oldest cultures in the world so it's inspired by traditional Aboriginal dance, music and stories. The week-long season is a collaboration with the Australian Ballet. It hasn't performed for French audiences since the '60s. I think we're incredibly proud to be here and we're very excited to show the French audiences what we've been doing for the last 43 years. While Australia can't compete with their historic theatres, our dancers are definitely world class. I loved the show from the beginning to the end Incredible show - just amazing, incredible performance, Tres bon, tres bon, c'est superb. Bangarra means "to make fire". Paris will be burning.

Time for sport with Matthew White and the Storm have arrived in town. Both sides are meeting the fans right now at Luna Park. We'll cross there next. And the message for Manly is clear - bring the trophy back to Sydney. Plus, on the move - why Libby Trickett is all smiles again.

Hi, Dad. As a young boy, do you know what I want for most? That's right. For YOU to save money on your car insurance with AAMI. With the savings, you can buy yourself, or possibly a favourite son, something they really want. AAMI Flexi-Premiums save their new car insurance customers in Canberra Premiers Melbourne have flown in to Sydney ahead of Sunday's grand final showdown with Manly. It really is the calm before the Storm with both sides at a fan day at Luna Park. Seven League reporter Patrick Molihan is there. Pat, it is billed as 'us against them'. Matt, that's how the Storm see it and plenty of clubs this side of the border want that trophy back here with the Sea Eagles desperate to send Steve Menzies out a winner.

It's the perfect way to go out, I suppose. Whatever motivation we can get. We probably don't need it for a grand final but if that makes us scramble or do something a little bit better then it's a good thing. Melbourne super star Billy Slater joins me now. Billy, they don't all hate you up here, do they?

No, it has been pretty good. We have

No, it has been pretty good. We have had a fair reception coming into the

airport and here at Luna Park it has

been great, we have had a lot of

supporters No

supporters no Cameron Smith this

week, can you do it without him? I

think we can.

think we can. Russell will be in the

9 injure see, he hasn't got a club

9 injure see, he hasn't got a club

to go to next year. What a stage to

show what he has got Back to back

titles, if you can do that, you can

go down as one of the biggest sides

go down as one of the biggest sides It's not real amassive motivator, we

are more about the team-mates and

you look at the guys like Adam and

Antonio, he is probably a great

story why where he was there in 2006

in a losing grand final and missed

out to you injure last year, so you

know, it's more to the guys like

that that want to experience a grand

final win. Billy Slater all the best

this week. Thank you very much for joining us. Star midfielder Tim Cahill is back for the Socceroos to take on Qatar, in two weeks time. Cahill is suspended from the English Premier League for this challenge while playing for Everton but he will be clear to play in Brisbane. Timmy has special qualities, of course. First of all, he's always scoring goals which is always interesting to have players like that. Harry Kewell has been selected but the coach is waiting to see how serious his star's latest groin injury is.

Leg spinner Bryce McGain has been ruled out of Australia's first Test against India with a shoulder injury.

He's expected to be replaced by Tasmanian offspinner Jason Krejza who will make his Test debut. She's moved to Sydney to revive her career but London is Libby Trickett's final destination. The Beijing gold medallist committed herself to another four years today,

signing up with Eamon Sullivan's coach Grant Stoelwinder.

To commit to the next four years, I need new challenges, new stimulus and that's what I think this will bring for me. It's about rejuvenating herself and, you know, to do another four years is a hard thing in that same environment. Trickett will train at the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre in Ultimo. And finally, they've been looking like cavemen for a while but the Warriors have shaved off those beards for charity.

It's been a long time coming -

Missus is hating me, so I've got to get rid of it. The beards were grown to salute the whiskers of Warriors veteran Ruben Wiki.

See if the wife is not happy, that's

the way to do it Good rid answer,

you could almost hear the cries

coming from all the wife's and girl friends. coming from all the wife's and girl friends.. Sara's next with the weather and it's shaping up as a warm October, Sara? Ian, today was pretty warm and tomorrow is set to be a hot one. I'll have the details after the break.

VOICEOVER: The Liberals - Brendan Smyth dumped as leader. Bill Stefaniak, dumped as leader. Richard Mulcahy, defected, saying, it doesn't matter who leads the Liberals - they're unfit to govern. They don't trust each other. Why should you? Sydney was bathed in sunshine for the first day of the month. Afternoon seabreezes once again keeping temperatures a bit cooler along the coast. The city managed an early top of 22, which is spot-on average. It's 18 right now.

Gosford and Richmond dipped to 8 degrees last night but temperatures recovered quickly, reaching the mid to high 20s. The satellite picture is still looking quite bare. Very little rain about, apart from some light showers drifting across Victoria. A front will bring showers to Perth tomorrow but northerly winds ahead of it will keep the south-east corner warm with hot north-westerlies strengthening through NSW and bringing a total fire ban to the south-west. Interstate - a top of 20 in Hobart 23 in Melbourne. Climbing to 25 in Adelaide 26 in Brisbane. A few showers for Cairns with showers easing in Perth.

A scorching 38 for Alice Springs. On Sydney's waterways -

Those northerlies are going to serve up a real slice of summer tomorrow, forcing tops into the low to mid 30s ahead of a freshening seabreeze. A fairly warm night on the way.

Friday will bring another very hot day along with the chance of a late shower or storm. That instability will hang around on Saturday, a top of 28. Cooling down from Sunday - there's still the risk of a shower for the grand final. Pollen levels dropping to medium.

A very busy day at the beach tomorrow, Roscoe. And that's Seven News for this Wednesday.

I'm Ian Ross. Next on 'Today Tonight' - Donald Trump cancels his Sydney tour and keeps all the money. That's coming up now with Anna. Thanks, Ian. It's been a secret for 60 years.

The Tin City that would've made Mad Max proud. The Tin City that would've made Mad Max proud. An exclusive tour of the last oasis. And new views from the Aussie psychologist who's the world expert on raising boys. Good evening. Donald Trump has perfected the art of the deal to a whole new level. Donald Trump has perfected the art of the deal to a whole new level.

Now he just takes your money and keeps it.

Especially if you're one of the thousands who's paid big money to attend his seminars in Australia. He isn't coming. And he isn't giving any of the money back. James Thomas on why the owner of one of the world's worst haircuts still thinks greed is good. Hello, Malcolm. Hello, Mr Trump. How are you? Very good. Pleasure to meet you. Very good. Nice seeing you. When Malcolm Quinn met Donald Trump a few months ago, it was the realisation of a dream. From his home in Ipswich, he's spent six hard months negotiating with Team Trump in New York to bring the tycoon to Australia on a speaking tour. Meeting him in person had sealed the deal. How'd you go, mate? It was a fantastic experience. Just unbelievable.

That was then. This is now. Look, at this point in time, James, it doesn't look like Donald Trump will be coming down to Australia. Crest-fallen and deeply concerned, Malcolm says the Trump tour has gone to hell in a hand basket. Look, James, a lot of companies I've had heavily supported the Trump tour to Australia are simply not in the position to do that any more. The global credit crunch has really hurt them and we're not in a position at the present moment to continue our committments to Mr Trump. Malcolm avoids blaming the Don for ticket sales that have fallen well short of expectations but no such courtesy for Malcolm who found himself in the middle of a red-hot phone call from New York. Hello? MAN ON THE PHONE: James Thomas? Yeah, hi. Hi, James. Donald Trump. Mr Trump's message was loud and clear - it's not the economy that's stupid, it's Malcolm.

Malcolm is inexperienced, Malcolm's learned a lesson. It's too bad he had to learn the lesson this way but Malcolm's learned a lesson but he's a very inexperienced guy and he signed a contract and it's a very hard contract. A hard contract for Malcolm, maybe but not for Donald - he's already been paid. James, he's been paid $1.6 million and not only that, he's threatening to sue me if I can't come up with the rest of the money that I'm contracted to pay him. Malcolm's company has gone into liquidation. He stands to lose his house all thanks to a dream that started with one of Donald's books - 'Think Big and Kick Ass' inspired Malcolm with quotes like this.