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(generated from captions) (LAUGHS) the next few days in Bali President Obama will spend attending the ASEAN Summit. has been released on bail An Australian speedway rider accused of sexual assault. after fronting a British court of attacking a 17-year-old girl Darcy Ward, 19, is accused

has also been charged. A 17-year-old boy in August Police say the incident happened at a hotel in England's south-west. next week. Both are due to face court again the scene of running street battles The streets of Athens are again between riot police and protesters. and threw rocks at officers, Youth have hurled firebombs and stun grenades. who retaliated with tear gas Kochie is in Athens this morning a little later on. and will report live on the violence Violence, too, in Rome pushes ahead as the country's new Prime Minister with savage spending cuts. outside Parliament, As the violence raged Mario Monti addressed politicians, lies in Italy's hands. saying the future of the Euro

has revealed he wasn't consulted Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd to sell uranium to India. over the Prime Minister's bid uranium export proposal If successful, Julia Gillard's introduced when he was PM. will overturn a ban Mr Rudd Mr Rudd denies he's been excluded foreign policy decision, from an important are a personal initiative saying uranium exports to India of the Prime Minister.

To some breaking news, we are hearing a fire has raced through a home in nursing home in Quakers Hill, several people are missing, a dozen ambulance are on the scene and fire fighters. We will let you have more information as we get it. an airline surcharge And, next time you cop for these poor passengers spare a thought forced them to kick in who say an Austrian carrier to cover the fuel bill. with Comtel Air It happened on a chartered flight in Vienna. as the jet sat on the tarmac It was a complete and utter sham what I was witnessing. I could not believe we were being held hostage. It was as if are still stuck overseas. Some of the passengers in and out of the UK. The airline's now suspended flights Coming up - Facebook fraud. as many friends as you think. Why you might not have But first here's Kochie in Athens. Yasoo, Nat, from Greece. And in finance news, the bickering continues between the politicians finance news, the bickering here in Europe as they're facing a financial tirade. Now, it's the French and the Germans arguing. The French want the European central bank to come in and help bail out countries rather than just the banks. Angela Merkel banks. Angela Merkel countries rather than just the banks. Angela Merkel , from Germany, countries rather than just the is dead against that. And they're locking horns over it. The politicians can't agree on anything over here. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones index is currently down 173, despite some more good economic newses out of the US indicating that economy is starting to rebound, it is being forced down forced down because of the problems starting to rebound, it is being in Europe. The Nasdaq is also down 53. To our region yesterday. Latest figures show faster rate than female earnings. male wages continue to grow at a far and female earnings The gap between male in records going back 28 years. has now risen to the highest level Morning. Why the big gap? Savanth Sebastian is at Commsec. Yes, Kochie, I think it is a clear disparity that highlights the changing dynamics of the Australian economy. What you are seeing now male wages are outstripping female wages largely due to the fact the demand for work is coming from the construction and mining sector. I guess, if you look at the mining sector at the moment, the wages in the mining sector are more than double in cafes and restaurants and retail sectors. It gives an indication where the demand is shifting to. Importantly, it is the mining states driving wage growth going forward. States like Western Australia and Northern Territory dominating in the pay steaks. In fact, the Northern Territory surpassed New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria for the first time as one of the highest wages across the nation. So you are clearly seeing signs the industrialisation of China and India are starting to filter through domestically. It is important for policy makers to get it right because the next decade will continue to see the shift take place. Yes, that is fascinating. Thank you, Savanth, have a good weekend, catch up next week. Time for sport, with it the always bright-eyed and bushy-tail Beretts. debutant in 134 years, Australia's youngest bowling Patrick Cummins, into the Test arena has made an impressive entry against the Proteas. of 1/39 The 18-year-old returned figures for 266. to help dismiss South Africa with his baggy-green cap Ricky Ponting presented Cummins the key wicket of Hashim Amla. and the youngster then snared of the action in the field. He was also in the thick catch from Patrick Cummins, COMMENTATOR: That is a fantastic that is sensational. hamstring strain while bowling Shane Watson broke down with a but managed to return to the field. Jason Day will be in action against Tiger Woods in a fourball match at Royal Melbourne today. when the Presidents Cup resumes their foursomes match on day one Day and Aaron Baddeley halved and Steve Stricker, for Tiger Woods 7 and 6. thrashing the American duo will hit the track later today The V8 Supercars Sandown Challenge. in preparation for this weekend's has been forced to hose down rumours Championship leader Jamie Whincup of friction within Team Vodafone. is complete dribble Whincup insists the speculation his championship battle and isn't about to let it affect with team-mate Craig Lowndes. Whincup leads Lowndes by 194 points. But it is all on this weekend and on Seven. Let's see what the weather is looking like. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, Claratyne clear. be prepared and live Turning windy in Adelaide. the frightening new drug fears Still to come - hit the Gold Coast. as thousands of schoolies back home in Australia. Also, Mary and Fred Where to catch a glimpse of the young royal family. But next, from a princess to a president, Barack Obama says a final farewell. Win your share of $ Win your share of $100,000, the Cash Cow returns Monday. The US President has arrived in Bali after finishing his whirlwind tour of Australia in Darwin. Barack Obama laid a wreath at the USS 'Peary' memorial and met with veterans before addressing Australian troops at the air base. Today I want to say thank you - thank you for a job well done, for your incredible sacrifices, thank you for your families' sacrifices. He then had a few minutes to shake some hands. But then it was back to Air Force One for his departure. Joining us now from Darwin is Seven News reporter Nick McCallum. Good morning. So how long was the President actually in Darwin?

Must have been the quickest trip to Darwin, ever, by anyone. How long was he on the ground? He was actually 15 minutes late arriving, 15 minutes early in leaving so it was the grand total of two hours. But the scenes inside that air base were quite amazing. Around 2,000 Australian troops gave him a rock-star type of entrance, the type of thing you associate more with American troops. He started off his address on a light note. He did the chant, Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, oi, oi, oi, referred to the troops as true blue and made a crack about the crocodile insurance, saying it is the only thing he por got to pack. Then he got serious, and compared Darwin to Pearl Harbor and said of World War II, we fought back, we rebuilt, we gathered and fought together. Then returning to modern-day Australian troops in Afghanistan, he thanked them they were sacrifices and said they Afghanistan, he thanked them for were amongst the toughest people in

the world and represented the very best of both our countries. He stopped, mingled with people, had his photograph taken, signed a crocodile skin for a local charity, jumped on board Air Force One and then off to Bali. All over in two hours. Shoo he went down well at the wais and we are looking at the pictures. Were every day residents able to see him? Certainly not at the air base and certainly not as he left the air base, came into town and went to the Peer memorial. But at the memorial he laid a wreath with Julia Gillard and then talked to an Aboriginal woman who was quite emotional. She lost her father during the bombing of Darwin and spoke to the son of a survivor of Peer. Of course, the USS 'Peary' was an American ship in harbour, that was sunk during the bombing and 91 American sailors were killed. If you lived in flats, or staying at a hotel on the Darwin waterfront you could look down on it, but apart from that, no chance for members of the public to see the President. We spoke to people on the streets, they were disappointed. Certainly the Northern Territory government would have liked an opportunity for the public to see him but they were told by the White House, it was not a public visit. For security reasons there would be no public opportunity. What is the thoughts of the plan to place 2,000 troops in the Territory some One of joy, it puts Darwin on the map. Sudsenly it becomes the focal point of what the Americans call the Asia-Pacific Century. You can imagine, 2,500 American Marines by 200016 will spend a lot of money in Darwin. The tourist operators and retailers love the idea, Northern Territory government is retailers love the idea, the licking its lips at the prospect. Locels we spoke to yesterday said bring it on, we can take more if you send them over. That's the spirit. There you go, the US Marines in town. Good to talk to you, thank you, bright and early, do appreciate it. Ahead this Sunrise - over the top job? should Kevin Rudd put up or shut up Also, teen mums. We've heard all the bad stories, now meet the young parents turning their lives around. But next, clever or crass? Why this advertising campaign has Catholics offside.

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There is a few other issues to talk about. a controversial ad campaign Also making news this morning - a senior Islamic leader. showing the Pope kissing The billboard is one in a series Benetton. produced by Italian clothing giant The company has defended the ads, the culture of hate in all forms. saying they were to battle But the billboard has been pulled it was unacceptable. after the Vatican said of respect for the Catholic leader? So did Benetton show a lack

or by going to Twitter or Facebook. Have your say by emailing us, Benetton has certainly always pushed the boundaries, for the last 20-odd years I can remember in their advertising campaign but is there a line in the sand? Is it deeply offensive to the Hope and Vatican. Of course they would know it is and would get publicity. They haven't done controversial ones for years and it putsz them on the map. And then they say it is pulled. Is it a little too far Is it a little too far? To offend in one thing is general. But to target one person. It has always been their play. The marketing tool. They try to drive the world agenda. You look at it and you think, " I am looking at? You look at it and you think, "What

I am looking at?." Would it backfire and you say I don't want to go there. How many friends do you really have? as a guide, If you're using Facebook you might want to think again. of Facebook friends by 11 Researchers say divide your number of friends. to work out you real number That's not good. has 154 Facebook friends, The average Aussie that shrinks to 14. so, with a reality check, do you really have? So how many friends really your friends? And are your Facebook friends That's arreally good point. You too embarrassed to let them know. Dividing them by 11, doesn't leave Should you have a list of Facebook many.

acquaintances. Friends might be over used. It is a good point, people you haven't seen for a long time or seen once, years ago, you become friends with them, are they really friends? Good point. And making news - the passengers forced to pay up to continue their flight. They were on a charter flight from India to England when the plane stopped in Vienna. were told by the crew It was then the 180 people onboard they came up with about $30,000. they wouldn't get back home unless for fuel and airport fees. The crew said the money was needed

and made it back to the UK. The passengers eventually paid up you've been forced to pay It got us wondering about times for something you didn't want to. Let us know about your experiences. Have you had the hidden charge catch up with you? That is pretty extreme. That's incredible. Have you been forced to pay for something you don't want to. Not that I can remember. I can't imagine Beretts paying for something he doesn't want to. Hat hurts. ? When we were in Japan, racing to the earthquake, usually the company pays and they wouldn't take the company credit card, I had to put it all on my credit card, thousands of dollars and you hope they pay you back. Did you get the points? I am not saying. Sorry, I shouldn't have asked. Still ahead - the high-tech protection for schoolies on the Gold Coast. Plus, your chance to score $100,000 as the Cash Cow returns to Sunrise. And, mass protests in Greece. We're live To Kochie as tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets in Athens.

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And, the king of swing News time now though, here's Nat. First to breaking news - at a nursing home at Quakers Hill, there's been a fire in Sydney's west. 12 people are missing. Emergency services say says A Seven News cameraman at the scene are in stretchers, many elderly patients being treated for injuries. as it comes in. We'll have more on this story has arrived in Bali US President Barack Obama for the ASEAN Summit. in Darwin Yesterday he met Australian troops where he thanked them for their sacrifices. used the occasion Prime Minister Julia Gillard between Australia and the US. to praise the new military alliance with our American friends So, shoulder to shoulder we can train with them, we can be with them to meet the contingencies within our region. Obama will spend the next few days discussing economic policy with Asian leaders. Greek police have fired rounds of tear gas on thousands of rioting protesters in Athens. What began as a peaceful march marking the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising quickly turned violent. and firebombs at police. As hooded youths threw rocks on severe government spending cuts Much of the anger still centres from financial ruin. aimed at saving Greece is in Athens Sunrise co-host David Koch later this morning. and will report live on the violence And fresh clashes have broken out scorching temperatures are forecast Strong winds and to whip-up a bushfire National Park today. in South Australia's Gawler Ranges on the upper Eyre Peninsula The blaze, but got out of control. started as a controlled burn-off stupid decision for them, It's been an incredibly it's too hot and dry. November's too late to burn off - Burn-offs should be done during winter. Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik will touch down in Australia tomorrow ahead of their official royal tour. The pair is due to arrive in Sydney before heading to Canberra and Melbourne. It's their first tour in six years and they're bringing travel companions - 10-month-old twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine are expected to meet their extended Aussie family. Controversial comic Ricky Gervais is warning Hollywood's elite to toughen up as he returns to host next year's Golden Globe Awards. You'll remember he copped plenty of flack for this year's ceremony when he took swipes at several actors. I don't know where these people are who were so horrified, but if they were, I don't care, either. Write it down - the 69th Golden Globes will be held on 15 January. Finance news now. And in Italy, Mario Monti, the new Prime Minister, has announced a sweeping austerity measures, including cutting back pensions, and also increasing the retirement age. Meanwhile, in Spain, they had another ten-year government bond auction. The yields they had to pay, the interest rates they had poo pay investors to take up those bonds is the highest level since 1997. That as the deb contagion in continues to spread. It is affecting That as the deb contagion in Europe investors on Wall Street this morning. Even though the American economy is showing some signs of recovery, it is being offseat by the fears in -- off set by the fears in Europe. Time if sport. This is Sunrise sport report brought to you by Swisse. Tired? Stressed? You'll feel better on Swisse. Australia has overcome injuries to Ryan Harris and Shane Watson to fight their way into a solid position in the second Test against South Africa. The visitors overcame a slow start to dismiss the Proteas for 266. Patrick Cummins received his first baggy-green cap when Harris succumbed to a hip injury and the 18-year-old paceman only added to his growing reputation COMMENTATOR: Brilliant stuff from Cummins. That's a moment he's going to remember for a long, long time. 18 years of age and he's got his first Test scalp. Watson injured his hamstring as the hosts started to dominate but Peter Siddle led a revival as the Proteas lost their last 6 wickets for 25 runs. The International team will need to claw back some points when the Presidents Cup resumes at Royal Melbourne later today. The Americans opened up a 4-2 advantage on day 1 but Adam Scott and KJ Choi claimed the biggest win of the day, demolishing Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, 7 and 6. Jason Day will tackle Woods in a fourball match today and Scott is in action against Phil Mickelson. Retiring Kangaroos captain Darren Lockyer has anointed Cameron Smith as his successor ahead of this weekend's Four Nations final against England. There's guaranteed to be an electric atmosphere for Lockyer's final game of rugby league, with Elland Road almost completely sold out. Both sides have named 21-man squads for the decider. Interchange forward Tony Williams is back from suspension for the Kangaroos. Don't forget the V8s on Seven this weekend as well. Let's check your weather around the country. Showers and storms across western Queensland and northern New South Wales with some hot conditions thanks to a weak trough. A stronger trough and frontal system will bring some late rain to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. A ridge of high pressure will bring more stable weather to the west coast.

Back to our breaking news. There's been a fire at a nursing home at Quakers Hill in Sydney's west. Emergency services say 15 people are missing. We're being told, many elderly patients are on stretchers, being treated for injuries. Ric Parkes joins us from the New South Wales fire brigade. What can you tell us? This just sounds like an absolutely tragic situation you are dealing with? I'm on my way to the scene at the moment, but apparently early this morning at five o'clock, fire rescue were called to a nursing home with about 100 occupants. I believe that about 20 of those occupants have been evacuated from the building. The fire has been extinguished and the fire rescue officers are utilising breathing equipment to conduct what we call a secondary search of the premises to ensure no-one is inside. That is the only information I have at this time. So, Rick, we are saying people are missing. Is it the case? Do you know how men a? I won't be able to give you that information until I actually arrive on scene and talk to the officers that are conducting the operation. Alright, but you can confirm roughly 20 were evacuated. 100 occupants. We might check in with you when you get there to get the latest. Obviously a very extensive situation you are dealing with. We will let you continue and talk to you soon. A fire at a nursing home in quakers Hille 20 evacuated. The fire is out but the search is continuing. We will let you know the details when we know more. When we come back, angry clashes on Wall Street as police remove Occupy protesters. And, anger in Athens. Kochie is standing by, live from Greece, as the streets swell with tens of thousands of protesters. Also, the world-first adventure. The young Aussies in Antarctica for a gruelling expedition. Plus, Tiger comes eye to eye with his former caddie. # Cause I can't recall a thing # Last night # You know, Julian, it may be 7:30 in the morning, but in Guadalajara it's lunch time. (LAUGHS) Mmm. (HEAVENLY MUSIC PLAYS)

Try and do something different, on the floor, get above on a ladder, get high and shoot down on your subject. creates a bit of interest in your photograph. A how-to guide on photography from Sydney snapper Eugene Tan. He's the judge of our Canon EOS Inspires competition. We are giving away more than $10,000 worth of camera gear including a Canon EOS 5D, capable of taking phenomenal photos like these. All you have to do is take your own picture. You can use any camera but your photo must feature an umbrella. You can use all different kinds of umbrellas - Eugene will choose a judge's choice, there'll be a people's choice and even a prize for voting. It's a competition specially for Sunrise viewers. To enter, go the Canon Facebook page. And most of all, just have a good time while you're shooting. Happy Friday to you Melbourne. A look at you through the Jetstar Skycam. and a top of 33 degrees. A late shower or two today Now here's Kochie, in Athens. There've been more arrests and Occupy Wall street activists during clashes between police in New York. outside the New York Stock Exchange About 1,000 demonstrators gathered of the Occupy movement. to mark the 2-month anniversary Street traders could get to work. Police eventually intervened so Wall Zuccotti Park Other protesters retook earlier this week. from where they'd been evicted At least 75 people have been arrested. There's also been violence on the streets of the Greek capital, Athens. Let's go back to Kochie. The trouble there is partly related to the financial crisis and also partly historic? Yes, Mel, this is a big day on the Greek cal Greek calendar. It is called the Athens Polytechnic anniversary. Back in 1973 when Greece was ruled by a military junta, the Polytechnic, the university, basically rose up against that junta. 40 of students were killed by police then. As a result, each year on this day, against that junta. 40 of the

there are, a walk through the streets in memory of those 40 students. But, today, it took on extra aggression as people used it as a way of expressing their to the austerity measures and as a way of expressing their anger against the big banks of the world, to the austerity measures and also the European Union, the Germans, and also the international monetary fund, generally in Greece here, they are blaming every else for the state they are in. They walked along here,

underneath the balcony of our hotel, the parliament and then up towards the American embassy. Now, it is around the American embassy that most of the violence took place. It was really fascinating to watch, because probably three-quarters of the march were made up of just ordinary Greek citizens and students, peacefully marching and protesting. Then about three quarters of the way through, there was this very angry mob who were basically wore black, in hoodies, wore helmets, carried big sticks, had gas masks on and you could they were ready for trouble. We were had gas masks on and you could tell here on the 5th floor, looking down at them, they saw we were the media, yelling ugbuse at us. The last couple of years they have been targeting camera crews and it is why most of the coverage you have has been high and at a distance. Because most of the media has been a most of the coverage you have seen

bit afraid for their life. Can I ask you. A scary situation. Not only here but also in Rome there were marched to see. This is all what happens when people go through tough economic and financial times. It leads to community and social unrest. And then the next step is political unrest. So it's a very fragile in here in Europe. It's anyone was unrest. So it's a very fragile time p's guess what it will be like in six months time or so. Thank you very much, we will talk to you soon. Here is Nat. Now to the Aussie explorers a world-record adventure. who have embarked on are trekking James Castrission and Justin Jones to the South Pole and back. from the edge of the Antarctic minus-40 degree temperatures The boys are enduring weighing 150kg for 80 days. and pulling sleds This is why we are making such slow progress. The soft snow. 150 kilos with a sled it is bloody hard work. Looks great, doesn't it? when they crossed the Tasman Sea. They first made history to New Zealand on kayaks. travelling from Australia recently caught up with the boys. 'Sunday Night' reporter Alex Cullen Last time when they did the kayak, they ended up sunburned, bearded, underweight, wasteed and happy to be alive. Everyone asks why are you doing this? And they came back and said, why not? They are professional adventures now, they came up with the idea two and a half years ago, no-one has gone unassisted from the edge of the Antarctic to the south pole and back. At the moment they are going through tough times, going a kilometre an hour. Shocking weather, shocking blizzard. I read this morning they have a hole in their sleeping mats so a lot of things are going wrong. It is very slow but they are getting there. So how dangerous is if? What they are doing and endureing the minus-40 degree temperatures? You gut to remember, Antarctic is the coldest, harshest place on earth. There are crevasses you can't see the bottom of they have gut to deal with. They are dealing with tirbl, tirbl storms. Justin Jones is saying it is no fun at all, you might as well be blind. I call it the great white nothing, there is nothing down there but snow. It is mentally a tough journey as well. It has become a kind of race at this stage? Yes, they were in Chile preparing to go down to preparing to go down to Antarcticx Yes, they were in Chile and waiting for the weather to clear and there was a big SideshowBob guyed called Alexander, Iimmi and he said I am doing the same thing you are, and it is a race, it is 100 years in the making, 100 years ago Robert Scott was up against Roal Amudson of Norway. Sco saw the Norwegian flag and I hope it dozen happen again. Without explorers a lot of the world wouldn't have been founded. But there will be people who say, going out there, putting their lives in danger and maybeing us to rescue them. That argument always comes up. They have, they say they have got things in place to rescue. But look, they say it is not going to get to that. There is a way of rescueing them. I mean, but like I said before, with the blizzards, if they are in a bad way with the weather conditions they will have to wait for a couple of days before help gets to them. They dig in. Like I said, a very dangerous place, let's hope it doesn't get to that, the rescue stage but look, you can check it out how they are going at CasandJonsie.com.au. We will put the link on our web site, thank you. Here is Beretts. Australian bowling attack An under-strength in the Second test in Johannesburg. has dismissed South Africa for 266 fell for just 25 The homeside's last 6 wickets and Michael Clarke doing the damage. with Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon from a bowling side under pressure? Jim, not a bad performance -X Yes, excellent. 4 / 200, we were in strife. I couldn't believe the selectors before the game got under way. If Ryan Harris wasn't ruled out, Peter Siddle would have been and Mitchell Johnson, who is bowling pies at the moment would have played. An extraordinary played. An extraordinary decision. Siddle was the best bowler and Johnson should be given the axe. they both played rayen Harris is Johnson should be given the axe. But there, now comes the time of batting. It will be interesting. Shane Watson's hamstring, big problem? A big worry. He has had a lot of back injuries and right through the quadriceps and all that. Seeing him walk off last night was a very worrying sign for the Australians. We need him batting and need him if the summer against India and New Zealand. You got to cross your fingers but gee an unlucky run are injury. Just starts coming good, has a fabulous year and hobbles off like that. I am worried too about the batsmen, they have got to have a dig. The fact that South Africa can collapse like that shows we are capable of doing the same thing. If this batting line-up doesn't dig in tonight, then I tonight, then I think have got to have a serious look at keeping the players like Brad Haddin, and Ricky Ponting and Phil Hughes, they will have to go if they don't have a dig. Can't have a repeat of Cape Town. No, Hussey is safe, but hues. More lives than a cat. Ponting, batting at 4, got to make runs, cuwasha at 3. Not first drop anymore. The pressure is on to get out and make runs. On to the golf, the Presidents cup, the Americans taking a 4-2 lead despite Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker falling to KJ Choi and Adam Scott? They got flogged. I turned on hoping to see the match and it was over by 12 holes. The first time since 1994 a match has been decided so early on the first day. So that is just unbelieve. Look at the body language here between Steve Williams the caddy Tiger Woods, if looks could kill. between Steve Williams the caddy and Hours before he teed off, this Steve Williams on a Yaho interview, Hours before he teed off, this is questioning Tiger Woods behaviour off the course. Does take a back step. It must get into his head because Tiger had a shocking day, I am You don't like him? pleased to say.

No, but the golfers love him. Look at the way they turn out to watch him. Fair dinkum. Fans love him, you can't fault him. We will have a whole other segment on Tiger. Have a docco. Oh, no. Here are parallel and Nat. News is next. Then, farewell, friend. Soon, a live from Soon, a live Soon, a live report from Soon, a live report from the scene Soon, a live report from the the

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$100,000, the Cash Cow returns to seven Sunrise, Monday. Time for Showbiz news. Nelson Aspen joins us. And the Golden Globes have named a rather controversial star to host the awards? This will be his third time, ratings and publicity win out over dignity and decorum. But Foreign Press who runs the golden Foreign Press who runs the Golden Globes a much smaller organisation and decorum. But the Hollywood

than the Oscars or SAG. The panel who needed to prove Ricky is made up of 16 of who needed to prove Ricky is made up of 62 people and 16 did not want him so it was a landslide. Come on, it's fun, letter than the boring hosts. Moving on, and why are Ryan Gossling fans outraged with this year's Sexiest Man Alive list? 'People' chose Bradley Cooper. We talked about that the other day. And Ryan fans feel he was robbed. Don't worry about Occupy Wall Street, it is Occupy 'People' magazine. His fans have a Facebook going where you can petition 'People' magazine to can petition 'People' magazine right the justice of choosing the wrong man and they are rioting the can petition 'People' magazine to

offices. Will 'People' cave and give Ryan a sexy cover? Remain to be seen. Always debated. Moving on, we are getting a look at Beyonce's wedding dress, just three years after her wedding? One of the money personal momentoes she is sharing with fans and friends in her new DVD called 'Live at Roseland Elements'. Lots of personal things in there. If you are tuning in, Kochie is live in Athens as thousands in the streets and a fire in Sydney Sydney west. in Athens as thousands demonstrate

15 people are missing after fire broke out in a nursing home at Quakers Hill in Sydney's west. Seven News reporter Talitha Cummins is at the scene and joins me now. Talitha, what more can you tell us? I have just arrived here this morning, it is a shocking scene, emergency crews did have grave fears for 15 people missing. We are just waiting for a press conference to begin and they are going to tell us the current situation. Now, 100 people were in the nursing home the time the fire broke out. 20 people were evacuated. Officers have set up a make shift triage at the front hof the building. Treating many elderly people for smoke inhalation. A lot of them sitting on the stretchers still and just been wheeled out. Now, the fire is under control, but the thick, black smoke did cause a lot of trouble for fire fighters who were trying to get back into the building. They have done a secondary search through the building and now say there are no people missing. We do know that one 80-year-old has been transported to hospital with burns to 20 pest of her body. do know that one 80-year-old woman

As I said we are awaiting the press conference for more information. But from a ground point of view, would be 25 fire engines here, from a ground point of view, there ambulances everywhere. People are sitting in their beds still at the front of the nursing home and just starting to see family arriving to come and see their loved ones. We will have more information as it comes to hand. We are seeing the pictures, how awful for all those olds people trying to get out of the home. The firies obviously did a good job of evacuating them? They did. As the firies were saying earlier, a lot of the people are bedbound they bedbound they can't walk for themselves. Some are in wheelchairs. They have done an amazing job getting them out of here. Any clues, I know it is early, as to how the it is started? No, I do know it spread to two rooms but we are hoping to find out that sort of information when the press conference happens shortly. We will cut back to you when the prusz conference starts and we will get more details from Quakers Hill where the fire swept through a nursing home. Barack Obama has arrived in Bali for the East Asia Summit after wrapping up his brief Australian trip in Darwin last night. There, he met soldiers to personally thank them for being the backbone of the Australia-US alliance. He may be the Commander-in-Chief of the mighty US Armed Forces but, for our men and women in uniform, Barack Obama was the entertainment. (ALL CHANT) Oi, Oi, Oi! (LAUGHS) A packed RAAF base in Darwin hung on the President's every word. It's an honour to be here with Australia's legendary diggers. You are some of the toughest warriors in the world. As he also paid tribute to Aussie soldiers for their work in Afghanistan. Thank you for a job well done, incredible sacrifices, thank you for your families' sacrifices and welcome home. A personal touch, too, as Barack Obama took the time to shake as many hands as he could, mobbed, like a rock star. Earlier he paid his respects to American lives lost during World War II. (BUGLE PLAYS) The President chose to wrap-up his whirlwind Australian trip in the Top End after a frantic day in Canberra being grilled by school students. Have you ever thought about teaming up with a high-profile celebrity such as Justin Bieber to appeal to more people? That's an interesting question. He also charmed the Australian Parliament, telling MPs the USA is all the way with our region. In the Asia-Pacific, in the 21st Century, the United States of America is all in. (APPLAUSE) After just 27 hours on the ground in Australia the President was on his way out, arriving in Bali last night for the East Asia Summit. An Australian speedway rider has been released on bail after fronting a British court accused of sexual assault. Darcy Ward, 19, is accused of attacking a 17-year-old girl earlier this year. A 17-year-old boy has also been charged. Police say the incident happened in August at a hotel in England's south-west. Both are due to face court again next week. Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has revealed he wasn't consulted over the Prime Minister's bid to sell uranium to India. If successful, Julia Gillard's uranium export proposal will overturn a ban Mr Rudd introduced when he was PM. In terms of when the Prime Minister communicated with the Indian Government, the truthful answer to your question is, no, I was not consulted. Mr Rudd denies he's been excluded from an important foreign policy decision, saying uranium exports to India are a personal initiative of the Prime Minister. The Vatican is threatening legal action against Italian fashion house Benetton over a racy ad campaign.

It features images of world leaders kissing, among them, Pope Benedict. Benetton has been quick to apologise and has pulled the ad from its website and stores. Coming up - the high-tech equipment to keep watch on partying schoolies. Back live to the scene of the nursing home fire in Sydney, but first, here is Kochie in Athens. G'day, Nat. Finance news now, of course, global share markets on tender hooks over what's happening here in Europe. Angela Merkel Nicolas Sarkozy are arguing about here in Europe. Angela Merkel and whether the European central should be stepping in to help whether the European central bank countries, rather than just banks. Also here in Greece, the new Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, has meeting with the four representives of the 400 bankers invested in Greek Minister Lucas Papademos, has been

bonds. He is trying to convince them to take a 50% loss. to take a 50% loss. The Dow Jones is bonds. He is trying to convince them down. Despite some good economic news in America, it has been overshadowed by the ongoing overshadowed by the ongoing problems here in Europe: Bad news, the Aussie dollar has slipped to just under parity. Back to sport with Beretts? No, back to me. More breaking news. We will bring you sport and weather in a minute but I want to take you back to Talitha who is at the fire at Quakers Hill. You are waiting for a media conference to get more details but we are details but we are talking 100 occupants. There were fears at one stage many were missing? There were fears for 15 people missing but we just heard from fire crews they had a second search of the building and there are no longer people missing. We are waiting for the latest news from the press conference meant to happen shortly. But I can tell you it is a chaotic scene. 25 fire crews at least, elderly patients lying on their beds at the front of the at the front of the nursing home. We are starting to see family member arriving and as you can imagine, they are quite distraught. There st the crew leader behind you. OK. You said earlier, one person taken to hospital? You said earlier, one person was One person. We know an 80-year-old woman was taken to hospital with burns to 20% of her body. Let me see if the press conference is right to start. We are right to go. I will hand over now. Ladies and gentlemen we will have the police, ambulance and fire to give you a statement. Like to come forward, gentleman? Firstly, Mr Greg Mullins, the commissioner of fire rescue, New South Wales will give a statement. Is everybody ready? Just one moment, sir. Are any of the cameras live? Yes. Ready to go. A couple of audio issues. We are standing at Quakers Hill nursing home in Sydney western suburbs. Unfortunately a very chaotic scene and tragic scene. We were called by an automaltic fire alarm at 5 minutes to 5. The fire fighters were on scene within 6 minutes and we found a serious fire, staff had to go into a fiercely burning wing of the nursing home. There were numerous people trap said. We had what we called a sickther larm response so 80 to 90 firefighters here who have been searching the building. We can confirm all people have been removed and accounted for. Unfortunately large numbers of people have taken to hospital with smoke large numbers of people have been inhalation and we can confirm have been some fatalities. The cause of the fire is under investigation inhalation and we can confirm there

investigation. We have fire investigators and police forensics on the way. We can't make comment about the cause of the fire at this stage. But there has been a very, very serious fire. Tragic scene. A lot of people injured and we know there has there lot of people injured and we know there have been some fatalities. There may be more. When the last time we have seen something like this? The last time we had a fire of this type I can remember I think was 1981, Sylvania Heights nursing home, 15 fatalities, the late 70s. But it sticks in all fire fighters minds. It is the wur nightmare, an elderly nursing home where people can't get out of harm's way. Dozens of fire fighters with breathing apparatus, working in thick black smoke who couldn't see their hands in front of their houses, imagine what it is like for the elderly. Are you able to give us numbers? I can't at this stage, it is up to police and ambulance but there have been a number of fatalities, unfortunately and some people are in a a serious condition in hospital. What have the fire fighters doing this morning, how have they been going it into the building and going it into the building and their difficulties? There are dozen of fire engines here, crews throughout Sydney have respondsed. Breathing apparatus crews because of the thick smoke had to literally crawl on their hands and knees into the crews because of the thick black

complex, reach up on the beds, into the cupboards where anyone might have crawled away. It has taken some time because of the thick smoke to make sure we had everyone clear. There were hundred wn residents and they have all boun accounted for. How are the elderly people qoping? On beds and wheelchairs? It is just tragic you can see. have been talking to some of them. They are confused, some are It is just tragic you can see. I

suffering from dementia and not sure what is going on. They have been dragged out of their rooms. So there is family here, care staff who are off duty have responded. I have to say, when the first fire fighters arrived there was a very serious fire in progress, they went into the rooms, dragged people closest to the fire out and police officers en masse, a number of police cars. Had those police not been there, we fire out and police officers arrived

would have had an even worse outcome but would have had an even worse outcome but it was a real team eft, police, fire and ambulance, the fire fighters in the danger zone, the police and ambulance taking them out to safety. A bit like a military operation and a quite successful one. But unfortunately a tragic outcome for some. Perhaps one more question? Thank you. Is this the beginning, sorry, Is this the beginning, sorry,... We do have some confirmed fatalities, the police will be able to confirm later on. Can't talk about numbers at this stage. There are some people seriously Thank you. Thank you, I will introduce Ken are some people seriously injured.

Shaker.

Duty officer. New South Wales police. Step this way. The cameras. Here As commissioner Mullins just explained we had what can only be described as a tragedy overnight or early this morning. As he confirmed we do have number of deceased patients within the premises, within the nursing home. And as many as up to 100 patients evacuated at this stage as you can see, we have got them out on the front lawn, being transported by patient transport to various hospital arounds the city. Using both police and ambulance to do that. We, sorry, just lost my train of thought... We can confirm that we do have deceased there. I have this morning spoken to the state

state coroner, Mary Gillham and she will attend to will attend to process the scene herself and have will attend to process the scene herself and have a herself and have a look.

herself and have a look. We have contacted the homicide and the arson investigators to come investigators investigators to come and try to contacted the homicide and the arson

establish, if there is any establish, if there is any cause for investigation in investigation in terms of whether or not it i not it establish, if there is any cause for

not it is a

investigation in terms of whether or not it is a suspicious fire. have, not it is a suspicious fire. We have, I think, as many have, I think, as many as have, I think, as many as up to 70 police on police on scene have, I think, as many as up to 70 police on scene at the police on scene at the moment police on scene at police on scene at the moment and 100 100 fire

police on scene at the moment and 100 fire brigade and ambulance officers. 100 fire brigade and 100 fire brigade and ambulance officers. Have you been j? Have you been able to speak to officers.

officers. Have you been able to speak to the families

families of the people families of the people who have sadly Have you been able to speak to the families of the people who have sadly passed away today? We do have, We do have, it it sadly passed away today? We do have, it it is a

We do have, it it is a very We do have, it it is a very good

question. We have family turning up at the question. We have family turning at the moment, We do have, it it is a very good question. We have family turning up question at the moment, we ask them not at the moment, we ask them not to atend this scene at this stage. We are in at the moment, we ask them not to atend this scene at this stage. We are in the atend this scene at this stage. We are in the process of trying aten are in the process of trying to establish

atend this scene at this stage. We establish a 1 800 number are in the process of trying to establish a 1 800 number so we can have family members have family members contact to establish the where abouts have family members contact to j? establish the where abouts of their family establish the where abouts of family members,

family members, what establish the where abouts of their family members, what hospitals they have family members, what hospitals

have been transported to or otherwise. We have been transported to or otherwise. We are in the process of having that otherwise. We are in the process of having that established now. We having that established now. having that established now. We have just finalised disaster victim just finalised disaster victim identification list to identification list

identification list to work out exactly who the people are, exactly who the people are, we have accounted for everybody. So they accounted for everybody. So they are still in

exactly who the people are, we have accounted for everybody. So they are still in the building is still in the building is No they have all No they No they have all been

No they have all been evacuated. Is No they have all been evacuated. Is it less

Is it less than ten people Is it less than ten people who have died or more

Is it less than ten people who have died or more than 10. died or more than 10. At this stage, At At this stage, I believe At this stage, I believe less than 10, yes. died or more than 10. At this stage, I believe One more One more question? Thank you sir, One more question? Thank you sir, I 10, yes.

will introduce Mr Ross, superintendent

superintendent of the ambulance service. Good morning, I can confirm, everyone else has previously stated Good morning, I can confirm, as we we have up to 50 crews on scene, we are we have up to 50 crews on scene, we are

are transporting patients to numerous hospitals around the area. At numerous hospitals around the At this stage, as the police At this stage, as the police have advised we advised we do have deceased patients advised we do have deceased patients but we don't know how many at this stage. Um, stage. Um, the crews have been rotating rotating around and returning and doing a carousel job between all the hospitals around the facilities. rotating around and returning back

So how many people some So how many At this stage, approximately So how many people some persons

At this stage, approximately 20 persons from varying degrees of injuries. They have been rotated through all the major through all the major hospitals and minor hospitals around the local area. Are you able to tell us what sort of injuries they are Mostly smoke inhalation. No other details at this stage. How are the people on the front How are the people on the front lawn coping now They coping They are coping They are coping very well and getting cared for by staff members and also personnel from the ambulance service of New South Wales. How difficult was it for How difficult was it for you to

manage all the is? It gets difficult. But we are working well in working well in coordination with the police the police and the fire brigade to coordinate all our responses, the way the emergency disaster situations

situations do. Thank you. Anticipate the scene being here... It could be a couple more hours, I would say. Yes. Flank you for your time. Ng thank you, media for your patients. will try

you, media for your patients. We will try to convene another press conference at 8 o'clock and keep conference at 8 o'clock information coming to you as best we conference at 8 o'clock and keep can. There may not can. There may not be much change 8 o'clock but we will come and give can. There may not be much change at you another statement. Thank you. Thank Thank you for bringing that media conference live. If you are just joining us, we are hearing of an extremely tragic extremely tragic situation in the west of Sydney, an area known Quakers Hill where there has been an extense Quakers Hill where there has been an west of Sydney, an area known as

extensive and tragic fire that has torn through a nursing torn through a nursing home. These are shots from the air just showing the extent of the smoke, we are hearing of chaotic

hearing of chaotic scenes, 100 people were within the nursing people were within the nursing home. 20 were evacuated. There have been fatalities, fatalities, there st no of the number but the fire commissioner is saying fatalities, there st no condprmation

commissioner is saying at this stage, possibly stage, possibly less than 10. stage, possibly less than 10. 20 people have been people have been injured, mainly

with smoke inhalation and have with smoke inhalation beenict evacuated beenict evacuated to various hospitals in the area. hospitals in the area. The fire alarm went beenict evacuated to various alarm went off just before 5 o'clock, the firies, the police hospitals in the area. The fire

saying it was an saying it was an extraordinarily

serious fire, thick black smoke, it sounds serious fire, thick black smoke, sounds like the sounds like the firies trying to enter that building were really struggling. On their struggling. On their hands and knees, searching under beds, in cupboards for anyone who may have been cowering, obviously very afraid? cupboards for anyone who may have Absolutely, Mel, you can, as we afraid? drove up here today you can see the thick, black plume of smoke coming Absolutely, Mel, you can, as we even

up the M 2. I can't imagine what it could up the M 2. I can't imagine what it could have been like here at the time. Just noticing more family members starting to turn up as you members starting to turn up as members starting to turn up as you can imagine. They are quite members starting to turn up as you distraught. By the looks of the amount you just heard from the commissioner, 25 fire trucks, 40 ambulances, this is not going to be over any time soon. And I know that they just said the police officer said they were asking families to stay away. They going to establish a 1 800 for information, nat is obviously families to stay away. They are

going to be an extremely difficult going to establish a 1 800 number

for information, nat is obviously thing to do. If you had someone, a relative in the nursing home, we are seeing the pictures now, the fire has ripped through the roof, the damage is so extensive. People are wanting information, we don't know a lot otthis stage. It would be hard damage is so extensive. People are

lot otthis stage. It would be hard to stay away? That's it. That's it. It That's it. It wds. Your first instinct, if you had a loved one in the nursing home would be to come here. I have said it so many times, it is a scene of chaos, ambumeances, fire engines everywhere. Emergency crews are trying to crews are trying to get some control of the situation. As yourd the police say before, if you do have saloved one in the nursing home, just wait, they are establishing a 1 800 number and it is the best way to 800 number and it is the best way to get through. Anyone looking at the scenes, Quakers Hill, 50 paramedic crews, 150 firies. The state coroner is on her way, the homicide and arson squads are also coming out to determine if the fire was suspicious. We are just looking at the pictures out the front, a the pictures out the front, a lot of elderly shaken up. The fire commissioner was saying much confusion. A lot of people who have dementia, who wouldn't have known what was going on. You can only begin to imagine how begin to imagine how frightened they were and how frightened staff were? Absolutely. A lot are starting to Absolutely. A lot are starting to be wheeled away now but you see the look on their faces. They are frightened. They don't really know what's going on. look on their faces. They are what's going on. A lot of these people here are actually bed-bound, frightened. They don't really know

they can't walk. Fire crews and ambulance crews have done such an amazing job, getting them out of here and treating them ambulance crews have done such an amazing job, getting them out of here and treating them and getting them into the hospitals. It's two and a half hours since the fire first broke out. Looking at the scenes, it scenes, it looks like if is as under control as it can be. It was described by scenes, it looks like if is as under described by the fire commissioner control as it can be. It was as a military operation. as a military operation. But we seeing relatives rushing to the scene? Are you seeing any panic? Fear? It does seem to be as calm as you could hope? Yes, there has beens, as I said, a stream of relatives arriving a short time ago. I saw one lady walking in and she spoke to police and started to

spoke to police and started to break down and cry, so obviously, one of her loved ones was inside the building. Yes, we are, as you can see behind me now, there is people, trying to building. Yes, we are, as you can trying to move inelderly into see behind me now, there is people, ambumeance as quickly as possible. But there would still be 30 or 40 stretchers out there. Um, you stretchers out there. Um, you know for of people waiting to for of people waiting to be taken away. You stretchers out there. Um, you know away. You know, there were grave for of people waiting to be taken concerns for 15 people. At 5 o'clock when the fire start said. As we are just heard, we believe that there are less than ten fatalities now. Well... We will have more information at 8 o'clock. Another press conference then so We will have more information at 8 then so hopefully, we will have a better idea and a better figure o'clock. Another press conference

Look, a story developing. It has only been a few hours. There are then.

tragic scenes, we can see from the shot, looking down, just the extent of tragic scenes, we can see from the shot, looking down, just the extent

of the damage hat has happened. Greg Mullins described it as "a of the damage hat has happened. Greg fighter worst nightmare." Let's listen to hot he had to say. Mullins described it as "a fire

It's just tragic, I have been talking to some of them, they are confused, some are suffering from dementia, they are not sure dementia, they are not dementia, they are not sure what is going on. They have been dragged out of their rooms. Well, if you are just tuning in to Sunrise

Sunrise this morning, an extraordinary frightening and tragic situation in Sydney's west Quakers Hill. An extensive fire situation in Sydney's west in torn through a torn through a nursing home, the blaze broke out at 5 o'clock, the Quakers Hill. An extensive fire has

alarm went off. Crews were quick to the scene.

the scene. 100 occupants within the building,

building, 20 wer immediately evacuated. We do have fatalities, we don't know the exact number yet but they are quoting at they are quoting at this stage, possibly less than ten. Many people, 20 have been injured, mosely with smoke inhalation smoke inhalation and taken to the hospitals in the area. The state coroner is on the way, the state homicide and arson squads are coming in to determine if it is suspicious. No-one knows what has caused the blaze at this moment but they will work hard to figure it out. Listening to the authorities, they were so lucky to were so lucky to get that many people out. Greg Mullinss mentioned the fire fighters were in the scene within six minutes but when they got there the police were there the police were already there and helping staff get people out. If those people are those people are not been there so quickly, there would have been more fatalities. He describing it those people are not been there so

fatalities. He describing it as a military operation. It must have been so difficult. The staff must have reactsed very

have reactsed very e -- reacted very quickly, the automatic quickly, the automatic fire alarms going off and thinking what do we do? Get the people out. Faced with hundredpen 100 people, many who can't get off their beds. The sign of the fencety of the fire is the -- of intensey of the fire, the aerial shot, the roof has

collapsed and the walls have am down. But as we heard earlier, the ability of police working on scene and working with the fire brigade and ambulance officers to get people out of the way. It is the result, the amount of beds, just virtually man handled out the front man handled out the front door with the eld werely still on them once it happened the ambulance ofrpss started to treat everyone. But there are sad results from this fire are sad results from this fire we are watching now. are The search of the building, Greg Mullens saying fire fighters were are watching now.

going in and crawling on their hands and knees through this thick black smoke, checking under beds, in cupboards, anywhere they would find occupants cowering,

occupants cowering, frightened, not knowing what is going on and trying to find somewhere safe for them. Thythe hard thing, the families arriving on site, if you have got a

family member in that nursing home. We are just hearing from the ambulance service, it is believed seven people seven people are dead. We talked to the fire and police earlier. They said they thought there were fewer

than ten people deceased. They are now saying ten people are dead. At

this blaze in Quakers Hill. Many people are injured seriously. They said when they talked about the death toll it could go higher. But seven people seven people dead in the fire this morning. While we look While we look at the pictures, let's listen to there fire commissioner Greg Mullinss who spoke to

Greg Mullinss who spoke to the media. We are standing at Quakers Hill, at a nursing home. In Sydney's western

suburbs. A suburbs. A tragic scene. We were called by an automatic fire alarm at 5 minutes to 5. The fire fighters were on scene within six were on scene within six minutes and found found a serious staff. Staff were evacuated residents. Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus had to go into a fiercely burning area. We have 80 to nipet fire fighters here, searching the

searching the building for the last couple of couple of hours, we can confirm all people have been accounted for. Unfortunately, large numbers of people have been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation. And we can confirm there has confirm there confirm there have been some fatalities. The cause of the fire is under investigation. We have fire investigator and police forensics personnel on the way. So we can't make any comment about the cause at this stage but there has been a very, very serious fire. Tragic scene. A lot of people injured. And we know there have been some fatalities. There play be more. Whether the last time we have seen something like this? The last time we said a fire of time, I think 18 81, Sylvania The last time we said a fire of this Heights nursing home, it may have been the late 70s, or 81. It sticks in all fire fighters' minds. This is a fire fighter's worst nightmare, turning up to a nursing home, turning up to a nursing home, people can't get themselves out of harm's way, fire fighters working with breathing apparatus, thick black smoke they couldn't see their hands in front of their faces so imagine what it was like if the elderly. Can you give us an idea of the fatalities. I can't at this stage. It is up to police and ambulance but police and ambulance but is police and ambulance but police and ambulance but is a number of fatalities. What have fire fighters been doing this morning? Going into the buildings? What difficulties have What have fire fighters been doing

they faced? As you can see there are dozens of fire engines fire engines here, crews throughout Sydney have responded, breathing apparatus crews because of the thick black smoke had to crawl on their hands and knees into every room in the complex, reach up into the beds, searching cub rbs where people may have crawled away. It has taken time because of the thi