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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. as another man is arrested in Sydney. Nine terror suspects facing court now missing for more than a day. The desperate search for a toddler government was sacked, And 30 years after Gough Whitlam's

John Howard defends the dismissal. Ten News with Natarsha Belling. plunged into a constitutional crisis 30 years ago today, Australia was was sacked as prime minister. when Gough Whitlam made the decision Governor General Sir John Kerr when the Senate blocked supply, effectively denying Whitlam the country and the Government. the money he needed to run

God save the Queen... Well may we say (All cheer and shout) the Governor-General. ..because nothing will save in virtual exile in London, Sir John Kerr died in 1991 by Whitlam supporters. loathed to this day joins me now. Ten's political editor Paul Bongiorno PM John Howard has marked the event Paul, three decades later, on Kerr's critics. with a scathing attack

That's right, Natarsha. The Prime

Minister today said that neither

the constitution nor the monarchy

nor the governor-general should be

blamed for what happened 30 years nor the governor-general should be

ago. He said it was a clash of blamed for what happened 30 years

wills between a very strong prime

minister in Gough Whitlam and an wills between a very strong prime

equally strong opposition leader in

Malcolm Fraser. Here's what he said.

One of the great pities of the '75 Malcolm Fraser. Here's what he said.

event is we all sort of rather One of the great pities of the '75

turned our back on the event is we all sort of rather

constitutional lessons from it and turned our back on the

one of the things we should do is

take away from the Senate the power one of the things we should do is

to knock off money bills. Well,

that, of course, was Kim Beazley.

Mr Beasley thinks, as you there, that, of course, was Kim Beazley.

that there are constitutional

lessons to be learned. He believes

that the Senate should lose the lessons to be learned. He believes

power to block supply. I'm not sure that the Senate should lose the

if we do have John Howard. We do. power to block supply. I'm not sure

Let's go back and see what he said

in defending Sir John Kerr. It was Let's go back and see what he said

Fraser and Whitlam and I think it's in defending Sir John Kerr. It was

been one of the great injustices of Fraser and Whitlam and I think it's

history that John Kerr, whose fate been one of the great injustices of

it was to resolve a deadlock he did

it was to resolve a deadlock he did

not create, that he has been so it was to resolve a deadlock he did

savagely maligned by history. 30 not create, that he has been so

years on, could this happen again?

Well, yes, technically it could. If years on, could this happen again?

an Opposition party or parties had Well, yes, technically it could. If

the numbers in the Senate, they an Opposition party or parties had

could block supply. But, of course,

the reason to block supply would

have to be that the government had

acted in such a way that the

acted in such a way that the

opposition could see that, if they acted in such a way that the

forced an election, they would win

it. Of course, that's what came in

1975. I think in the future, any

prime minister would remember or be

reminded of what Sir John Kerr did

reminded of what Sir John Kerr did

and would not be ambushed in the reminded of what Sir John Kerr did

same way. Thank you. and would not be ambushed in the for a missing Sydney toddler The search intensifies she's been abducted. amid growing fears has taken over investigations The serious crime squad disappearance from her family home into Rahma El-Dennaoui's in Sydney. on Wednesday Rahma vanished overnight with her four sisters. from the room she shared to find the infant unharmed, Authorities say they're still hoping she may have been abducted. but they fear the hunt for the 19-month-old, Police divers have now joined and local scrub. searching a nearby dam

a police media conference in Sydney Ten reporter Kevin Wilde has been at on the missing toddler. about the investigation? Kevin, what more can you tell us

Well, Natarsha, we've just had a significant news conference from Well, Natarsha, we've just had a

Superintendent Peter Cotter, who is significant news conference from

in charge of the serious crime unit

here in NSW. He went out of the way in charge of the serious crime unit

to emphasise that this is an

extremely serious matter - we're

dealing with either a child

abduction or that little Rahma was

able to get out of the home by

herself. Yesterday, the focus was

on the bedroom window and now it

would appear that, if she was able

to get out alone, she was able to

get through the back door of the to get out alone, she was able to

house, which was unlocked. Family

members describe her as very

energetic who enjoys hiding in

places, so they're hopeful that, energetic who enjoys hiding in

even though we are more than 30 places, so they're hopeful that,

even though we are more than 30

hours since her abduction or that even though we are more than 30

she went missing, that they will

find her safe and well. But, she went missing, that they will

obviously, as time goes on, find her safe and well. But,

concerns will gro. Superintendent obviously, as time goes on,

Cotter went out of his way to concerns will gro. Superintendent concerns will gro. Superintendent

emphasise that there is no

suspicion of foul play within the emphasise that there is no

investigation. The work and house but this is a serious

searching will continue but, investigation. The work and

obviously, they will re-evaluate at

sunset this afternoon in terms of

whether there's any more in the sunset this afternoon in terms of

immediate area that they can search. whether there's any more in the

immediate area that they can search. But, as long as they can, they will immediate area that they can search.

continue their investigation and

their searching in this part of

Natarsha. southwestern Sydney. Back tow, southwestern Sydney. Back tow,

for terror-related activities Eight of nine Sydney men arrested in court this afternoon are expected to appear via video link counter-terrorism operation charged in relation to the massive

earlier this week. is outside court this morning, Ten reporter John Hill and he joins us now.

Well, there's a heavy police

presence here at the court where Well, there's a heavy police

eight alleged members of the

Sydney terror cell are due to eight alleged members of the eight alleged members of the

appear. Each of them will formally

face the charge of doing acts in

preparation for a terrorist attack. face the charge of doing acts in

They were arrested in a series of

They were arrested in a series of raids in Sydney in the early hours

of Tuesday morning and the

allegations against these men will

allegations against these men will be that they were stockpiling

chemicals to make terrorist bombs.

A large group of friends and

relatives of the accused men were

at court this morning awaiting

at court this morning awaiting their appearance. Now, another man

their appearance. Now, another man will appear in court as well later

today. He is a 25-year-old who was

arrested last night in Sydney on a

Victorian warrant, which alleges he

Victorian warrant, which alleges he was a member of a terrorist

was a member of a terrorist organisation. Now, Victorian police

organisation. Now, Victorian police will ask the court to extradite him

will ask the court to extradite him to Melbourne to join the other nine

to Melbourne to join the other nine people already in custody there.

We've also received more details

We've also received more details now about a car discovered

partially burned in Sydney's south-west yesterday. It apparently

south-west yesterday. It apparently contained a drum of chemicals but

contained a drum of chemicals but

contained a drum of chemicals but the nature of the substance found

by police hasn't been revealed as

by police hasn't been revealed as yet. Now the owner of that vehicle

yet. Now the owner of that vehicle is said to be a major target of

this investigation, but he's

apparently left Australia last week

apparently left Australia last week in advance of these raids. Natarsha. A Melbourne factory has been disrupted by a staff revolt, as employees object to working alongside the friends of terror suspects involved in a brawl outside a court earlier in the week. Three of the five thugs who bashed a cameraman on Tuesday work in the Safeway distribution centre, which has been brought to a standstill twice because of concerns from their colleagues. The company has reportedly told workers they face the sack if they're caught bullying or harassing the men. Unions have met with management and employees to discuss the issue. Police have let the media see the body of JI master bomb-maker Azahari to confirm his death.

His remains were taken to a hospital where a large crowd of police and cameras were waiting. Once inside, reporters were able to view the corpse. The so-called 'Demolition Man' was shot by police after being caught in a house amid a stockpile of backpack bombs. Police believe he had planned to blow himself up but didn't get the chance. Azahari, who was educated in Adelaide, has been linked to the Bali bombings and attacks in Jakarta on the Australian Embassy and Marriott Hotel. Australians have paused this morning to remember when the guns fell silent in World War I. The Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial had special significance this year. It's the first time Australians have marked the occasion

without the presence of an original digger from the Great War, navy veteran Evan Allen passing away last month.

PM John Howard joined dignitaries and veterans of later wars to remember a generation of young Australians who never returned to these shores. How al-Qa'ida is trying to justify the Amman terror attacks to the Arab world - that story when Ten's morning news returns. Also - the Elvis impersonator-turned-crimefighter who exposed a theft of the real king's memorabilia. And some hair-raising antics all in the name of setting a world record.

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A 7-year-old boy has managed to call for help

moments after a horrific road accident involving his mother. The woman's car was crushed by a garbage truck as she left her Melbourne driveway. Inside the family home, her terrified son was able to call 000 to raise the alarm. Outstanding, I've got a 7-year-old son myself, and I can't imagine him doing that, but you place a lot faith in kids and obviously they come through sometimes. The mother suffered serious head injuries, surgeons now working to save her life. Ten people have been arrested over a massive drug operation in Melbourne. After eight months of surveillance, police executed 10 search warrants across the city overnight, seizing hundreds of marijuana plants, as well as seedlings and hydroponic equipment. They've also taken possession of $3 million worth of other assets. The eight men and two women face a number of charges and are due to appear in court today. Iraqis, Jordanians and other Arab nationals are among those arrested over the deadly hotel bombings in Amman. Suspects are being rounded up as al-Qa'ida takes the unusual step of trying to justify the terror attacks. It's been a national day of mourning here. People are shocked by the killing, but not surprised that it happened. They've been watching the slaughter next door in Iraq and wondering when it would leak across the border. At the Radisson Hotel, one of the three that were hit last night, they were celebrating a wedding when the bomber came in. The party was going well. They'd even taken the pictures. This is Ashraf al Khaled yesterday and his bride with their fathers, two proud men who were about to die. I lost my father. I lost my father-in-law. And there are a couple of friends as well. My friend, he lost his mum and dad. And it's a quite mess, what happened tonight. This is not Islam. But, on the Internet, al-Qa'ida in Iraq claim they did it in the name of God. This is their leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a Jordanian who's believed responsible for many similar atrocities in Iraq. On the street in Amman today, some people wanted to burn his picture. A man who knew Zarqawi in prison here in 1996 told me about him. He was a very tough man, very strong, very brave

and, you know, he's a deep believer. Jordanians expected this crisis would come, but they dreaded it. Their country's biggest strength was that it seemed like a tranquil island in a violent part of the world. Not any more. A bizarre twist in the theft of more than $250,000 in Elvis memorabilia. After 1.5 years, the crime has been solved by an Elvis impersonator. My wife bought me most of these as little surprises and gifts. There are Elvis fans... This is an Elvis telephone.

'JAILHOUSE ROCK' PLAYS ..and then there are guys like Duke Adams, a retired impersonator, whose home is filled with Elvis souvenirs and memorabilia. Police say if it wasn't for Adams, the man who robbed the Elvis-A-Rama museum more than a year ago might never have been caught. We can only believe that the suspect must have had the stuff hidden away and he figured that enough time had passed

that people would have forgotten about it. Detectives say Eliab Aguilar broke into the museum by driving a tow truck into a back door. He got away with the king's jewels, including a 41-carat ring and even one of Elvis's revolvers. A week ago, Adams, dressed as the king of course,

was approached by Aguilar who offered to sell him the items for $80,000. He was kind of persistent. He said, "This stuff - I can authenticate it." And when he said that, I remembered the Elvis-A-Rama robbery. Adams then called police and the arrest was made.

The stolen items were recovered. I hope that it helps a lot of his fans and family and everybody who was concerned about it. 'JAILHOUSE ROCK' PLAYS Adams believes he has a connection to the real Elvis and says he's sure the king is happy someone else is now singing the 'Jailhouse Rock'. Ahead - a night out in Brazil turns sour for bad boy Mike Tyson. That's when Ten's morning news returns. Also - the Socceroos still leaving an air of mystery over their world cup line-up. She is so poor that she barely gets enough to eat. She is surrounded by a rat-infested rubbish dump and filthy water. It's a breeding ground for disease. Rupali often suffers from fevers and chest infections. You can sponsor a child like Rupali and help provide the basics every child deserves,

like enough food to eat, and the chance to go to school. Long-term changes will be carried out to help make her community There are many children around the world living in desperate poverty who urgently need your help. Sponsor a child online at worldvision.com.au or call 13 32 40 now. This program is captioned live. In finance news, the Australian share market opened higher after a strong lead overnight from Wall Street. Don D'Souza at Commonwealth Securities - and a strong finish with All Ords up 26 points.

Natarsha, the local market, once

again, riding the coat tails of

again, riding the coat tails of the US. Now, the only noticable

loser is the energy sector. That's

tracking the weaker crude oil

tracking the weaker crude oil prices overnight. Now, since oil

hit USD70 a barrel in August, oil

hit USD70 a barrel in August, oil prices have fallen over 18%. One of

the biggest winners has been Biota Holdings, receiving several big

Holdings, receiving several big orders from Europe for Relenza, a

bird flue vaccine. The Aussie

bird flue vaccine. The Aussie dollar continues to struggle.

dollar continues to struggle. That's right. The US dollar surged

overnight. The Aussie now lost

about two-thirds of a cent

about two-thirds of a cent overnight, hovering near 12-month

overnight, hovering near 12-month lose. As always, there are winners

lose. As always, there are winners and losers. Those travelling

overseas will have a more

overseas will have a more expensive trip but the weaker

dollar and great weather makes

Australia a great summer destination

Australia a great summer destination Great news for tourists and the

hospitality industry. Thank you. Socceroo coach Guus Hiddink is continuing to play his cards close to his chest about the starting line up for Sunday morning's World Cup showdown, the bulk of today's training session held behind closed doors. It was just a short glimpse of the Socceroos today as they went through the final stages of their preparation for their date with destiny. Guus Hiddink holding the majority of the training run

away from prying eyes. I'm not telling who's going to play. There aren't many secrets if you've looked at our training in the last few days and before. Marco Bresciano keen to show his coach he's fit to play in the first leg, completing the full session and showing little sign of discomfort on his injured ankle. Another player moving well was Brett Emerton, who is very familiar with the Dutch style of play. The style we're playing now with the national team is pretty much the way I played in my time at Feyenoord, so it's something I'm quite used to. Four years ago the first leg was played at home at the MCG. The Australian camp delighted to have the order reversed this time round and looking for a vital away goal in Uruguay. It's important to score a goal, get a goal away. The ideal result would be a 1-1 or a 2-1 loss or something like that, but something that keeps the game interesting for the second leg. If we can grab an away goal, that would be extra special, and we'll go back to Sydney with all the confidence in the world and hopefully finish off the job there. Today was the last for the Socceroos here in Buenos Aires. The players expecting the worst from both the fans and the players when they arrive in Montevideo. The Socceroos are well aware of Uruguay's reputation for cynical play and are prepared to give as good as they get. We can dish it out given the opportunity, but we'll try and concentrate on our football first. Neil Cordy, Ten News. New Australian batsman Brad Hodge

is getting a sneak peak at the West Indies with a 3-day match against Victoria under way in Melbourne. Hodge has been called into the Australian side

for next week's second Test in Hobart. Now I can just concentrate on having a good look at the West Indies and see how they bowl and bat. The 30-year-old right-hander is expected to replace NSW captain Simon Katich at number five. Queensland all-rounder Andrew Symonds is also back in the squad after playing two Tests against Sri Lanka early last year. Rugby Union - and Mat Rogers has been handed the flyhalf responsibilities in an experimental Wallaby team to face England on Sunday. Coach Eddie Jones has made four changes from the loss to France and named two uncapped players on the bench. The former rugby league international has been moved to number ten

in a bid to ignite the Wallabies stuttering backline. He's got enormous free rein. It's Rogers's unpredictibility in the attack that Jones is counting on to break down England's defence. Matty is an instinctive sort of player and we want him to play. that is the reason we have picked him there. I just like getting the ball in my hands and seeing what evolves in the front of you, be it whether I run it, kick it or pass it. It will be a decision that is made and it will happen. Captain George Gregan was spared the axe with the versatile Matt Giteau dropped to the bench. Wendell Sailor is out of the squad, Drew Mitchell and Mark Gerrard filling the wing berths.

Hugh McMeniman will make his first start alongside Nathan Sharpe in the second row and reserve hooker Tatafu Polata-Nau, who expected to be little more than a tourist, will become the 12th Wallaby to debut this season. It's not just exciting, it's exhilarating knowing you are here for a development path but to get the chance to run on the field, like I said, is exhilarating. The Wallabies go into the game on the back of a 6-match losing streak. I don't think any of the players need any extra motivation. We are playing England at Twickenham - it's a game we want to win. To do that, we have got to have a good attitude, get stuck in, and to do that we've got to play with skill and be smart. Tony Connelly, Ten News. To rugby league -

and Craig Wing has now linked up with the Australian Test team

ahead of Sunday's Test against France. Wing meeting the man he is replacing, injured Kangaroos captain Darren Lockyer, upon arriving at the team motel. Flown in directly from Hawaii Wing's been caught short with his wardrobe. Dad has packed my boots, mouthguard, running shoes. They should be here today. And I'm really looking forward to getting the Aussie gear so I've got a tracksuit to wear. Coach Wayne Bennett has rushed Wing straight into the team at hooker. More trouble for boxing bad boy Mike Tyson after a run-in with police in Brazil. A night out turned sour when the former heavyweight champion was involved in a scuffle with a cameraman in the early hours of the morning. A TV reporter alleges he was hit in the head, but it was Tyson on the receiving end as he was taken away by police. Tyson was on his way home from Argentina, where he'd been staying at the same hotel as the Socceroos. He was released without charge

but may have to pay costs for the incident. Next in Ten news - a look at the weather around the nation.

This program is captioned live. Now for a look at the national weather. Some hair-raising antics to mark Guinness World Record Day. Aaron Studham took the title for the tallest mohawk on the planet, while fellow American Chad Fell blew the world's largest bubble. But the star of the day, was Ashrita Furman who added another quirky record to his 29 current titles. There is a tremendous thrill for me each time. It never fades, it never goes away. Furman's latest record - walking a mile in under 18 minutes while carrying a friend on his back. That brings you up to date with all the news. Stay with Ten for updates throughout the day and the full details in Ten's news hour tonight.

I'm Natarsha Belling, good afternoon. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au