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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. Tonight - era and a time We are unfortunately living in an are needed. when unusual but necessary measures

why the opposition says for announcing controversial new laws the PM has a secret reason against terrorism. from the consumer watchdog A new insight

for petrol. into why we're paying so much if you like, Now, that refiner's margin, US$3-US$5 a barrel. is normally around close to $17 a barrel. Currently it's sitting

Yeah, wow. Wow. but what's being done about it? in America's hurricane horror, And all Australians now accounted for and left for dead We thought he'd been mugged that did in the hurricane. and died along with everyone else

one turned up in? but what was the unlikely place this and welcome to Ten's Late News. Hello, I'm Charmaine Dragun Also tonight, in car crashes shows research into children hurt about protecting their children. parents have a lot to learn

The seatbelt was put behind the back

all the way forward and the dummy's allowed to go from the seatbelt and that means all the forces are concentrated across the abdomen. And There's another one IN there. treatment that fights liver tumours. promising results from a new of his cancer He clearly had a complete resolution do much better than that. and you can't

But first this evening -

in Australia's history the toughest laws to fight terrorism. have been drawn up police more powers than ever before The Prime Minister wants to give and track suspected terrorists. to arrest people without charge Since the London bombings sweeping new anti-terrorism laws. we've been told to expect era and a time We are unfortunately living in an

are needed. when unusual but necessary measures giving police powers The PM thinks they should include before they've committed an offence - to lock up people for 48 hours, helped police in London. laws the PM says to wear tracking devices for a year Suspected terrorists could be forced would also face tougher penalties. while those who incite terrorism

would have more powers to: As well, Federal Police for public comment The proposals will be put out

terrorism summit this month. and will also go to the Premiers'

has raised eyebrows. The timing of the announcement The PM says

of terrorism experts tomorrow it's to coincide with a meeting he's trying to deflect attention away but the Opposition says from the damaging Telstra debate. have blasted the move Civil libertarians to a police state. saying we're a step closer these proposals So people who initially support have got to understand terrorist and criminal law forever. that they will be part of Australian

But the PM is expecting support the right balance. saying the laws strike in which we live, They do not, given the circumstances of the citizen. unfairly restrict the rights Laurel Irving, Ten News. On the eve of the first anniversary

in Jakarta, of the Australian embassy bombing a warning of another possible attack. the Indonesian ambassador has sounded

Indonesian Independence day, At a ceremony tonight marking Ambassador Imron Cotan paid tribute during last year's bombing. to the 11 people killed from President Bambang Yudhoyono And he echoed warnings attack within the next two months. that terrorists could launch another as careful as possible, We have to be because these terrorists, and if they would attack us again. you can not really predict when

will be held tomorrow. A special commemoration ceremony has escalated sharply Anger over high petrol prices demanding an inquiry. with two State governments is now questioning The nation's consumer chief are taking advantage of drivers. if oil companies It is an extreme number,

for regular unleaded in the country. possibly the highest price its own reasons for charging so much, This service station may have face much tougher questions. but oil companies pumped up their profits The ACCC chairman asking why they've

and distributed. on fuel they've refined if you like, Now, that refiner's margin, US$3-US$5 a barrel. is normally around close to $17 a barrel. Currently it's sitting Yeah, wow. Wow. Graeme Samuel believes of high demand and lower supply they're taking advantage and New South Wales governments but the South Australian allegations of profiteering. want a federal inquiry to investigate to stand there That allegation just can't be left by the Federal Government. and be ignored And, he says, it should go further. the price of oil going up There's issues in relation to very quickly following and then petrol of petrol does not drop as quickly. but when oil drops, the price

willing to look at the claims. The Prime Minister that by having an inquiry, I'm not going to pretend

by referring this to some other body by setting up a committee, be able to bring the price down. that we're going to miraculously ease the sting at our bowsers, And if you need something to help consider these German motorists -

crossing the Czech border what they're paying at home to shave 80 cents off where petrol is $2.50 a litre. Eddy Meyer, Ten News. Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck All Australians who were in New have now been accounted for. who'd been in jail the whole time. Among them, tourist Ashley McDonald thought to look - the local prison - It's the last place authorities Australian tourist Ashley McDonald. yet that's where they found missing we were not optimistic Frankly, this morning

we were going to find him alive.

you get a happy ending. Every once in a while turning into a murder investigation. Last night the search appeared to be been used to pay for rooms at a motel The Melbourne man's credit card had

in a seedy part of Baton Rouge. but there was no sign of him. His wallet was there admitting three men and a woman Locals confirmed police fears, about ripping off an Aussie. had been boasting

Not bragging about something they've done to his person but about, "Whatever you need we can get it you. "Let's go to the mall and we'll take you shopping." It's not clear if the 30-year-old factory hand was robbed, but his first night in New Orleans ended in a drunken bar fight on Bourbon Street. He was arrested, charged with trespassing and hauled to the local jail, then evacuated with over 1,000 other prisoners when the hurricane hit.

Australian officials finally tracked McDonald down to the prison after meeting with Louisiana state police. Federal agents have now interviewed him and say he is safe and well. His parents had rushed to their daughter's home in Tennessee prepared for the worst. We thought he'd been mugged and left for dead and died along with everyone else that did in the hurricane. But when they got off the plane, they were met with good news.

He was in jail, on D'n'D, the Aussie boy thing. Ashley's parents haven't been able to their son yet, but they're hoping he'll be released from jail tomorrow. He may never have to face court because the police files in New Orleans have been destroyed in the floods. But he's still got to face Mum. Make him walk home.

Look, I don't know, we're just so relieved, just so, so relieved.

And pleased he ended up in jail and not in the Superdome, where other Australian tourists feared for their lives. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Leisa Goddard-Roles, Ten News. The Mayor of New Orleans has authorised the use of force to remove hurricane survivors refusing to leave their homes. There are growing concerns about the risk of disease,

with bodies left lying in the toxic floodwaters.

And a warning some viewers may find images in this report distressing. 8:00 in the morning at the casino. The gathering point for the bewildering array of forces that calls this city home. The 82nd Air-Born, punctual as usual. The heavies from Chicago, the Oregon National Guard. And, not to be outdone on their home turf,

the local cops, a little late but pumped for today's mission. What are you doing this morning?

It's a raid on a location where there are snipers that have been shooting at the technicians working on a spread tower and we're going to try and eliminate that to get communications up for the town and the rescuers. It's because of problems like this that the mayor wants everyone out of the city.

We're off to an estate on the other side of the Mississippi. Open the door! It's a poor housing project and the SWAT teams go from door to door as do they do in the rougher parts of Chicago or Baghdad for that matter. Looters here, insurgents there - enemies galore. The dogs are champing at the bit. Finally someone is searched but nothing is found. What we have found all day are bodies, dead ones. One reason, perhaps, why we're no closer to knowing the death toll is no-one is bothering to pick them up. A wet and shallow grave for a corpse without name and dignity. MAN: Go to the right, go to the right, way right. Two bodies here

and one more next to a long line of police cars and ambulances. Did you know that's a dead body lying there?

Do I know if it is? Yes. Why hasn't anyone cleared it away? I don't know.

Right now we're in a search and rescue mode, that's all we're tasked with since we're from another state. We're assigned to the Louisiana Fishing and Gaming Department so... That body has been there for five days. I don't know how long it's been there. I saw it five days ago. No-one clears these things away? Doesn't that person deserve a dignified burial? They sure do. But right now we're tasked with trying to rescue the living. Because of the bodies and everything else in the water, this is now a noxious gumbo breeding bacteria, hence the masks. We joined the Texas Wildlife Department in their hunt for the living to persuade the stubborn few to leave this city Like John, a 70-year-old veteran with water, food and nerve.

If you catch me out in a store, blow my ass away. But I'm going to be here on my porch, right here protecting my property. That's it. There is no compulsory order to remove these people. So many are staying, seemingly at home in the grim black water that has turned their city into a living graveyard. The migrating humpback was heading south After the break, There's another one IN there.

promising results from a new treatment that fights liver tumours. To have the tumours dissolve altogether was something totally beyond our expectation.

Research into children hurt in car crashes shows parents have a lot to learn about protecting their children.

The seatbelt was put behind the back

and the dummy's allowed to go all the way forward and that means all the forces from the seatbelt are concentrated across the abdomen.

And later in the news, a market analyst puts a price on what Telstra shares are really worth. REPORTER: On Telstra, there are questions about what the actions are and what the three amigos are really up to. MAN: Thanks guys.

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An Australian-developed treatment is proving a remarkable success in the fight against cancer. It targets primary and secondary tumours in the liver with few side effects and all it takes is a few minutes. If Ken Dawson hadn't gone for a second opinion, he probably wouldn't be here today.

A year ago, his liver was riddled with nine tumours. He was told palliative care was the only option.

There's another one IN there. Internet research lead him to internal radiation therapy. And now it's all good news. To have the tumours dissolve altogether was something totally beyond our expectation.

He clearly had a complete resolution of his cancer and you can't do much better than that. Millions of microscopic radioactive spheres are injected into the bloodstream and make their way to the liver. They target only the tumours, without affecting healthy tissue. So the radiation can be 40 times stronger than usual.

It seems to be quite safe. It seems to be side effects for a short period of time. Chemotherapy side effects tend to take a lot longer to resolve.

Patients can be out of hospital within a day. You're not under anaesthetic, you're only on a sedative, and it's over in about, I'd say, 15, 20 minutes.

The treatment's been such a success, it's already subsidised in the US. That's not the case here -

Australian patients have to self-fund, around $8,000 a dose.

That hasn't stopped more than 2,000 Australians undergoing the treatment. Further trials will begin later this year, in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

It's sort of waking up from a bad dream. Amanda McLeay, Ten News. A warning tonight for parents with most failing to restrain their children properly in the car.

Researchers have shown how the simplest mistakes can be the difference between life and death in an accident. More than 8 out of 10 parents and carers get it wrong when it comes to buckling up their kids. This is what happens to a 6-year-old child who isn't fitted properly in a low-speed crash at just 35km/h. The seatbelt was put behind the back and the dummy's allowed to go all the way forward

and that means all the forces from the seatbelt are concentrated across the abdomen. That can cause stomach and spinal injuries.

But with a booster seat... The seatbelt in the correct position keeps the dummy's upper body in place. Medical researchers and the Roads and Traffic Authority

looked at over 200 crashes involving children and the restraints that were used. A common mistake - parents graduating their children to adult seatbelts too early. And in a lot of cases it is ignorance. And in a lot of cases it is ignorance. It's also partly a perception that "Oh, I'm just driving around the corner, it's just a short trip, "it doesn't matter." Injuries were less severe when children were seated in the back.

Injuries were less severe when children were seated in the back. An awareness campaign will be rolled out over the coming months. But if it fails to get the message through, authorities will consider tougher penalties, including fines and demerit points. It's horrible to think of that being a real child or your own child going through that. It would just be horrendous. Anything you can do to avoid that would be great. Evan Batten, Ten News. It's taken years to develop, but now there's a major safety extra for motor bike riders. Japan's Honda Motor Company has unveiled a world first airbag system for motorcycles. The bag is mounted between the handle bars and activated by four sensors on the front wheel fork that detect any severe impact. The airbag provides a buffer as the rider is flung forward. Honda says the major design problem was catching the rider rather than deflecting him to the side.

The company's not sure when its airbag will go on sale, saying at present it's suitable only for heavier bikes. After the break - a market analyst puts a price on what Telstra shares are really worth.

REPORTER: On Telstra, there are questions about what the actions are and what the three amigos are really up to. MAN: Thanks guys. And in 'Sports Tonight' - the Ashes on the line - how the Aussies fared in the first session of the fifth Test.

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Another blow for Telstra shareholders - the company chairman believes the stock is overvalued.

The grim message was delivered to the PM when he demanded those running the telco be pulled into line. Telstra recovered some lost ground today but shareholders shouldn't get too excited. Market analysts like Morgan Stanley believe their true worth is around $3.81. It's not the sort of message the Government wants to hear. REPORTER: On Telstra, there are questions about what the actions are and what the three amigos are really up to. MAN: Thanks guys. But Telstra's chairman Don McGauchie in New York this week has no doubts that's the way the international market sees it too. The Board is backing the three amigos brought in to ready the company for sale and the transition to full public ownership. A Telstra source today saying the warts-and-all approach and a more realistic price is the only way international investors will be interested. It's a message Mr McGauchie gave John Howard and yesterday he appeared to understand it. I am perfectly happy, as are my colleagues, to work with the managing director chosen by the Board. But Mr Howard denies he and Mr McGauchie discussed the company's value in their 60 minute conversation. Nationals leader Mark Vaile attended the briefing last month where the facts were laid out on the table.

Did I tell my colleagues? Yes I did. A sure sign of the Government's discomfort is the rush to get the Telstra bills out of the way. A Senate inquiry has been given one day

to scrutinise the five bills and two days to report back.

The advertisement in 'The Australian' today so hurried the word 'senate' was mispelled

and don't expect a grilling of Mr Trujillo and his two compatriots. Two other executives are coming instead. With the latest from the world of finance, Tom Piotrowski at CommSec. And more good economic news today, Tom?

This programme is captioned live. Heap Australian economy is Heap Australian economy is enjoying

a golden age because thirty a golden age because thirty two

thousand jobs were added in thousand jobs were added in August.

Over the last twelve months Over the last twelve months more than four hundred than four hundred thousand

Australians have found a job. Australians have found a job. That is encouraging especially is encouraging especially when

considering the good outlook considering the good outlook for interest rates and interest rates and inflation.

interest rates and inflation. And

things are looking brighter things are looking brighter with

oil? A little brighter. In New

oil? A little brighter. In New York

the prices of oil fell by it the prices of oil fell by it to.

Five per cent- that's ten per

Five per cent- that's ten per cent

since the post- are a Kane

since the post- are a Kane highs.

Bigots Europe's biggest or Bigots Europe's biggest or refiner

said it would increase it said it would increase it shipments

by twenty five per cent to the by twenty five per cent to the US. The International it enters The International it enters the

agency said countries agency said countries excluding

Germany and Japan will make Germany and Japan will make thirty

five million barrels to the US.

Thanks Tom. Tom Piotrowski at CommSec. The weather's next and then it's The weather's next and then it's Sports Tonight with Ryan Phelan. And Ryan, how are the Aussies faring in the cricket? Pretty well Charmaine.

Although Shane Warne is giving them something to think about. New Zealand Warriors coach Tony Kemp gets the sack. We'll reveal his replacement. And a classic match at the US Open sees a classic performer move to the semi's. The day's sport is next.

Now to the latest on the weather around the nation. And that's the latest from Ten News. 'Sports Tonight' with Ryan Phelan is next. We'll leave you with the 2005 Resort collection from designer to the stars Collette Dinnigan. I'm Charmaine Dragun, from the Late News team, goodnight. Supertext captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au