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(generated from captions) Swept away - to drive through floodwaters. a man missing after trying We have the latest on the search for yet stronger rain. and the forecast Hero or villain? to protect his freedom. Julian Assange fights lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson. we'll chat live to his high-profile This morning,

Party princess. at Mardi Gras Kylie Minogue's night to remember have much to celebrate? but does the gay movement And cage fighting - but very profitable world - inside the brutal - Ultimate Fighting Championship. of the your voice for the UFC Octagon. Hi. I'm Bruce Buffer, for Weekend Sunrise! And now it's time for the sunrise BAND: (SINGS) # Reach out to the big sky. # # Put your hands in this is Weekend Sunrise Live from Studio 52, and Andrew O'Keefe. with Samantha Armytage Whoo! They all turned up this Kevin was drumming last night with They all turned up this morning. Kylie Minogue. Kevin hasn't been to sleep yet. Kylie dropped him off a moment ago. On the back of her trapeze. From the AMP building, dropped on the foothpath and kept going. From the AMP building, dropped Kevin Back to London. and welcome to the show. Good morning watching the UFC. Simon spent yesterday what is it? For those of us not across it, A day of extremes, Mardi Gras and UFC. Men hugging each other. What is UFC? Ultimate fighting, cage fighting. That's coming up later. Not the kind of average week - Jess has that look already. I'm sorry, it sounds revolting. I don't want to upset you. It's huge. Line People beating the crap out of each other. It's their own freewill. They to wrestle with each other. It's their own freewill. They want I think it's horrible. Can't there be more kindness in the world. We need to love each other! We need to love each other!. I don't think they hate each other. No-one gets hurt in jelly wrestling What's the difference between Rugby League game where they run What's the difference between a into each other and wrestling? It is to damage each other. C It's mixed Marshall arts. That's basically what it is. We can debate this all day. A special report coming up. He grew a rat's tail just for this. Also this morning - from six decades of military rule. the Asian country emerging or you might know it as Burma. We travel to Myanmar to what we expected. As you'll see, it's very different It's very beautiful. Apparently it's a very beautiful country. In the last six months or so, the men of the - who used to be the military junta have surprised everyone towards the moves towards democracy. to Davy Jones. And later - our tribute face in the biz died this week. The Monkees singer with the cutest in the archives. We've uncovered some gems to outsmart my colleagues Plus - your chance with a game of Call My Bluff. 15K is up for grabs. It's easy to outsmart us. If you get in, in the next 10 minutes, up be right. on the floods. Here's Jess. But first, let's get an update missing in floodwaters A search has been launched for a man Good morning.

in southern New South Wales. to drive through a flooded creek A car with three men was attempting near Braidwood, when it was washed downstream. near Wagga Wagga The focus today is on Lockhart the town overnight. where heavy rain flooded more like a flowing river overnight. The main street of Lockhart looked Good night for the pub to stay open? It is, yep, top night. With the relentless rain continuing, lapping at their front doors. locals kept a nervous eye on water probably four hours ago. There was none of this water corner were ordered to evacuate Residents in the town's north-west throughout the night. as SES crews sandbagged for authorities One of the biggest concerns from Wagga Wagga to Canberra is the region stretching is expected over the next 48 hours. where up to 100 millimetres of rain West of Canberra in Tumut, for more flash flooding, emergency crews are preparing with 100mm to fall by lunchtime... that we can secure the property We're now just making sure now and turn the electricity off when the levels start to rise. and essentially leave fallen over the past 24 hours, ..while the Queanbeyan River has for 400 people. evacuation warnings remain in place ordered to evacuate 900 residents in Cooma have been while in the state's central-west, remain waterlogged. large areas of Bathurst seriously, don't enter floodwater, We urge the public to take this because that's where people drown. further west in Cowra The SES is also on stand by capacity, with more rain forecast. where the Wyangala Dam is at with constant rain putting pressure Hawkesbury-Nepean River. on the already full to nearly 200 homes Power has been cut Bridges are expected to be closed and the North Richmond and Windsor all day. Thousands of megalitres of water from the Warragamba Dam continue to spill for the first time in 14 years with more rain forecast for the state today. Four more days of heavy rain of Victoria's north-east. is forecast to hit flooded areas to be cut off by floodwaters. The town of Katamatite is the latest to peak until later this week. Swollen rivers aren't expected around the house I've got a little levee bank and it's never got over it. of sandbags. But this time we run out Everybody's busy, y'know? What do you do? on a high alert East Gippsland residents are also for the Snowy River. with a major flood warning affected towns today. The Victorian Premier will tour to the Weather Channel shortly And we'll cross live for what lies ahead this week. a motorcyclist has been killed To other news, in the Perth Hills. during a police pursuit colliding with a four-wheel drive The bike burst into flames after at an intersection late yesterday. the motorcyclist moments earlier, Officers had tried to stop but gave chase when he sped off. A critical incident team is investigating. An elderly man and a woman have been tied up during a frightening home invasion in Sydney. Police were called to the luxury Point Piper home around 2:00 this morning after two men wearing balaclavas broke in. They woke an 83-year-old man, demanding he open a safe. A woman who came to his aid was also threatened, before the pair was tied up. The thieves escaped with various items. The death toll from a series of tornadoes in America's Midwest has risen to at least 34. Up to 70 twisters have ripped through the US heartland, flattening thousands of homes in four states from Ohio to Alabama. Southern Indiana has suffered some of the worst damage with an entire town reportedly wiped off the map. A bus in Henryville was picked up by the furious winds and thrown into a side of a building. The rain made for a wet and wild Mardi Gras in Sydney last night. Tens of thousands of people turned out to celebrate equality and gay rights. Most revellers wore next to nothing as they danced in the rain. Queen of pop Kylie Minogue was the star attraction as dozens of floats made their way along Oxford Street. What a fabulous night. I loved Kylie's dress, too. Sparkle-larkle. Good to see the see the rain didn't keep too many people away. With all that dancing, that would keep you warm. Feathers can keep you warm. I'm sure they weren't feeling much pain. They looked like they are having a happy time. The two guys with the 'Happily Married' banner looked like Pete did yesterday. He's happily married to music. Later this morning - some news on boy band One Direction. Alert the kids. It's a boy band. Hello, everybody has heard of One Direction. I count myself out. They are the new Beatles. That's Simon Cowell. He wouldn't happen to have an in the boy band One Direction. He wouldn't happen to have an equity Every 13-year-old girl in the country send your emails to Andrew O'Keefe. They won't remember who 9 They won't remember who 9 both also are. Don't knock One Direction. Also coming up - the fun-loving Prince. We share a dance with Harry on his first solo mission for the Queen. But next - the overnight sport - including a double blow for Penrith in the opening round of the NRL. And James Tobin on the outskirts of soggy Sydney with your national weather. I'm not going to wear this simply to promote Coconut M&M's. It's demeaning and it's... Well, co-co-nuts. Hubba, hubba. Hi, boys. 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'Take On Me'. Ah-Ha are were the next One Direction. Tickets Selling for $ Tickets Selling for $4,000. People have paid exorbitant amounts of stuff over the centuries, Sam. Just joking. They might be fantastic. Simon. The V8s continue today on Seven, with many teams working frantically overnight to get damaged cars ready for today's second race of the Adelaide Clipsal 500. There were several high-speed crashes yesterday - Jason Bright's Holden slammed into the wall, sending him to hospital with a sore shoulder. Jamie Whincup got his title defence off to a flying start with a classy seventh career win in Adelaide. RACE CALLER: One of the most perfect efforts you'll ever see to claim victory in the season opener. NRL's opening round continued last night with Melbourne, Canterbury and Gold Coast all recording first round wins. The Storm and Raiders played an absorbing contest in shocking conditions in Canberra. Melbourne were trailing 19-18 with four minutes left when star fullback Billy Slater timed his leap perfectly, scoring a converted try to give his side the 24-19 win. COMMENTATOR: Got a double. It is Billy Slater with a double! He faces a nervous wait, though, after going on report for a high shot on opposite number Josh Dugan. Des Hasler made a flying start in his first match as Bulldogs coach. Down a converted try at the break, Canterbury crossed three times in the second half to win 22-14. Penrith then got the news that point-scoring ace Michael Gordon's season could be over after suffering a suspected broken leg. Poor fellow, back with a knee reconstruction. And the Titans off season recruits have shown their worth, smothering North Queensland at home with a shut out 18-0 win. In the NAB Cup - Adelaide, Melbourne and West Coast have all notched up victories. but the match between Essendon and St Kilda was cancelled after the Bombers' white-knuckle plane journey. Fans were left disappointed after two chartered light aircraft were unable to land in the Victorian town of Wangaratta due to the floods. And code switcher Israel Folau has taken a giant step in his first AFL season, taking several big marks and kicking his first goal in the Giants' loss to the Hawks. You know, he could be good. There are a lot of doubters. He's got the strength, he's got the jump. Try getting around him. Good on him, though, having a go at something different. I applaud that. It's really good. How ironic in that Saints game, it was the Bombers who couldn't land due to bad weather. They should have dropped them out. Only your brain could go there. Here is JT, our own one-man boy band. is JT, our own one-man boy band.. The weather is on every win's at the moment. At the moment, all the way from Wagga down to Canberra. The weather is on every win's mind

Tumut expecting more water. Cooma, people have been evacuated, could you ra the SES is on stand by. Here at north Richmond Bridge and Windsor Bridge are going to be closed. Plenty of residents have come down to see. In Victoria, we are seeing four more days of heavy rain. At the moment, the main areas are the evacuation orders in place at The Rock. Head to the hall where buses will take you to safety. At the stadium, transport to Griffith. At Lockhart, there is the risk of flash flooding. Those areas are currently with evacuation orders. More water expected for most parts of the country. Let's look at the national forecast now. A shower or two for Brisbane. Rain developing in Sydney. Rain in Canberra. A few showers for Melbourne. Rain easing in Hobart. Morning showers in Adelaide. Sunny in Perth. Monsoonal showers for Darwin. Just a very important message from the SES. When it comes to flood water, do not attempt to cross flood water by footballers or car. Ring the SES for assistance. We have some incidences where people have got themselves into serious trouble. Do not attempt to cross flood water. There is very fast running flood water at the moment and serious flash flooding happening. Just be safe and contact your neighbours as well to make sure they are safe if you are in flooded areas at the moment. Good advice. Isn't JT full of such good sense. Yes. Sorry, just strike the word "Always" from that sentence. He is full of good sense this morning. Ahead this morning - a Weekend Sunrise follow-up - we'll get a condition report on celebrity chef Matt Golinski. A lot of you have been asking for that so we will give it to you. Also coming up - the highly emotive tactics being used by some charities to target the elderly. But next - new overnight pictures of worsening floods. Our live reporters are standing by. Right. Look, I understand what you're saying but if you weren't meant to pay that fee, why have you been paying it for the last two years? That's a beautifully hidden fee. We don't say 'hidden'. It's 'hard to find'. Can't just abolish that fee. My hands are tied. I'm bound hand and foot, actually. OK, I hear you. So reducing our fees is absolutely, definitely, possibly something we should look into.... ..maybe.

a man is missing after trying to drive though floodwaters in northern New South Wales. And we have new pictures in this morning from the town of Lockhart, near Wagga Wagga. The main street went under water overnight after some very heavy rain. Our Paul Kadak is there. The water has now come up so high, I'm Wading Lou the main street of Lockhart. It's about half past in the morning. Locals hoped this Lockhart. It's about half past two rain would hold off and the water would stop. It's only heavier and more water is rushing into this town. Water is now getting would stop. It's only getting

into that supermarket that they tried with the sand bags to stop. This side it's a similar story, it's up to those doors. They put in more sand bags to stop the water there. It's still flowing and rising. People are hoping it will stop soon or slow down soon. The question is how many more homes and will be inundated until then? how many more homes and businesses Paul Kadak there. Let's now move to Victoria Seven's Ben McNair is in Wangaratta and we'll bring in Dick Whitaker at the Weather Channel too. Morning to you both. Ben, we'll start with you. What's the flood situation there? It's been a it bit of wait and see overnight. It rained constantly from midday yesterday until the early hours of this morning. Bureau said we had 40-80mm over the north-east of Victoria. of Victoria.. Now it's waiting see what effect that has. The town of Katamatite still cut off. Half a of Victoria.. Now it's waiting to

dozen or a dozen residents have been evacuated from there. Tallygoroopna, homes have been inundated there. It will be waiting to see in more water falls today and how badly it impacts people. That is frightening for those people in those areas as they sit and wait. Dick, how does the weather in Victoria look in coming days? The good news is that it does to be easing now. We expect some further rain across the north The good news is that it does appear

eastern parts of the state this afternoon. But we think it's going to ease off and tomorrow back to generally dry for Victoria. That's good news there. 75% of New South Wales is flood-affected. It's incredible. We saw the pictures this morning from near Wagga Wagga. For New South Wales, what's the short-term prognosis? We think for some parts of New South Wales, the Riff reason a southern tablelands, those areas there, could be the biggest rain event for tablelands, those areas there, it 10 years when we get the figures totalled up. Another burst of rain for south and central parts South Wales today and that will be on an easing trend storms as well for south and central parts of New

with the rain contracting to the north-east. Light at the end of the tunnel but further rain tunnel but further rain for New South Wales today. What about the coming weeks and months, what can we expect? The north coast of New South Wales, we will get another north coast low. That will mean a big heavy burst of rain there. That's a short-term concern. Across autumn, we think above average rain is likely to continue for New South Wales. The wet spell goes on. Wonderful. Thanks, Dick. Thanks, Dick. Thanks Ben. Not that we can blame Dick. We don't shoot the messenger. We feel depressed when we talk to people at the weather channel. I like them personally. We should top talking to them and the weather will close up. Did you realise you Yzed the term gee whizz. I use it is a lot. Gee whizz, it's a lightly more modern version of gee willakers. There's nothing wrong with gee whizz or There's nothing wrong with gee whizz or oopsa Daisy. Ahead this morning - win $15,000 cash. We'll play Call My Bluff at 8:30. Everyone else is giving away cash - so are we! Also coming up - we'll explain the UFC. It's brutal - but hugely popular. But next - searching for survivors. The awful toll from deadly tornadoes in America's Midwest.

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If you are planning on flying jet If you are planning on flying Jetstar regularly. They are a very understanding sponsor, jet sponsor, Jetstar. Thank goodness. There are no tornadoes in Hamilton Island this week. As far as we know. Dick hit Kerr said it was sunny up Soon on the show - the world's most wanted woman. We'll tell you why police think she's extremely dangerous. And we'll get a condition report on celebrity chef Matt Golinski. But right now, some headlines from Jess. Good morning. Authorities are searching for a man missing in floodwaters near Braidwood in southern New South Wales. The town of Lockhart west of Wagga Wagga was swamped overnight, forced hundreds of residents to evacuate. The main street went under around 2:00 this morning and locals who have stayed behind are keeping a close eye on rising water levels. There was none of this water... probably four hours ago. REPORTER: This wasn't here four hours ago? No. Elsewhere in New South Wales, 100 millimetres of rain is expected over the next 48 hours between Wagga Wagga and Canberra. Evacuation alerts also remain for Tumut, Cooma and Bathurst. And in Sydney's north-west, flooding has closed the North Richmond and Windsor Bridges with 2,000 people evacuated. And in Victoria, there's no let-up in sight for flooded towns in the state's north-east and Gippsland. The town of Katamatite is the latest to be isolated by floodwaters with the region facing more rain today. We're expecting further rain across the north-eastern parts of the state this afternoon. But we think it's going to ease off tomorrow, back to generally dry for Victoria so that's good news there. The Victorian Premier will tour flood-affected parts of the state today. 14 youths have been questioned over the stabbing murder of a man south of Perth. Clive Beeston was knifed in the chest during a brawl at a Bunbury sports club early yesterday. The 22-year-old was taken to hospital but died a short time later. It's believed the fight stemmed from an incident at a nearby house party. No charges have yet been laid. Prince Harry has kicked off his tour for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with rum and dancing in Belize. The 27-year-old unveiled a boulevard named in honour of the Queen, before busting traditional moves to a delighted crowd. I don't even want to wash my hands. The fun-loving prince will also visit the Bahamas, Jamaica He's cool. I love they gave Harry that part of the world to tour. They are asking for trouble. He is doing the different beer tasting there. He needs a chaser after that rum. No wonder they are dancing. Fantastic. Updating sport and the Queensland Reds have made it two from two in their Super Rugby title defence, holding off a capable Western Force outfit 35-20 at Suncorp last night. 35-year-old veteran Radike Samo turned it on for the home fans with a scintillating first half intercept try. New Force captain David Pocock inspired his troops to get back within six. But superb kicking from the robot Mike Harris - who's standing in for injured fly half Quade Cooper - secured the Reds' win. In the A-League, Melbourne Victory's 15-match unbeaten streak at home has come to an end, losing 3-1 to Newcastle Jets. While in the night's other match, Central Coast Mariners stole a dramatic stoppage time equaliser to draw 1-1 with Sydney FC. Jamie Whincup hoping to make it two from two today. Fantastic right here on Seven. Now back to JT from two today. Fantastic event with the weather. We are on the Windsor Bridge which has been closed since We are on the Windsor Bridge here yesterday. The North Richmond Bridge and Windsor Bridge are most to be closed for the rest of the day. The guys from the RTA are and Windsor Bridge are most likely

checking the water levels. It it has dropped also bit in the last checking the water levels. It seems 15 minutes. Plenty of residents are coming down for a bit of a look see what is going on. It is quite an unusual sight here. The news is coming down for a bit of a look to

in the next couple of days, there is still plenty of rain forecast, unusual sight here. The news is that

especially over the next 24 hours. We are expecting rain from Wagga to Canberra and in Victoria, in Canberra and in Victoria, in the north eastern parts of Victoria. The big news is the evacuation orders in place at The Rock. The Ugaly village, head to the sports centre. Then you will be moved to Griffith. The other is in Lockhart where main street is under water right to the shops and we are expecting The other is in Lockhart where the

main street is under water right up more rain in that area. There's the risk of flash flooding. Be careful as we look around Australia at the forecast. A shower or two for Brisbane. Rain developing in Sydney. Rain in Canberra. A few showers for Melbourne. Rain easing in Hobart. Morning showers in Adelaide. Sunny in Perth. And monsoonal showers for Darwin. I don't know if you know this. You can't say the sentence Weekend Sunrise weather with James Tobin without the phrase One Direction. We are trying to transition into some boy band music a little later. What about all-girl bands, JT? Do you know much about them? No. Because if you spell it out, that doesn't work, Sam. James. Don't you wish you were hot just like me? Now that is the thinking girl's band meteorologist right there. Yeah, babe meteorologist right there. Yeah, baby. That was the paper this week. That's J. It's gorgeous girlfriend, she is a former you Pussycat girl. I said " said "What do you do, Jess? said "What do you do, Jess?" And she said " said "I'm a singer" said "I'm a singer". Is she a current Pussycat Doll? I'm amazed we are talking about this. Absolutely right. We don't pick apart J. It's private life. Former. Once you are a Pussycat What is that. # Don't you wish your girlfriend was Once you are a Pussycat Doll.

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There is a clean-up in Sydney this morning. Richard Glover, what are you doing out there? A perfect Clean Up Australia man, Richard Glover, the rubbish he talks. Plenty to clean up in Sydney this morning after last night's mardi gras. And what better time to do it - today is Clean Up Australia Day. There are more than 7,000 registered sites across the country. So get out there and help make us a cleaner place. Sam said so. This world of a 24-hour news cycle is relentless. But right now, we want to take a minute to follow up on a few important stories that have been left behind. Every week, our Soapbox is inundated with emails As you know, he lost his wife, three daughters and nearly his own life in that terrible house fire on Boxing Day. Michelle, what's the latest? Good morning, Sam. Well, Matt's progress is still very slow but his condition has been downgraded from critical to serious. Even he's heavily sedated at the royal critical to serious. Even though Brisbane and Women's Hospital, his dad Keith says he is breathing on his own and his his own and his burns are recovering well. Hospital staff have told him they don't know when Matt will be fully awake but he does appear to be responding physically to requests made by hospital staff as well as family members. At this point, they have no idea if Matt remembers anything of that horrific fire Boxing Day last year which claimed the life of his wife Rachel and anything of that horrific fire on

three young daughters. Police believe the fire may have been started by Christmas candles. Matt Golinski was left with third degree burns to more than 40% of his body. He has been in hospital for more than two months now fighting for his life. He hasn't been told about the deaths of his family members and the funerals of his wife and three daughters have been put on hold until he fully recovers. Sam. Michelle Tapper there in Brisbane. That is the most awful story. We have had so many emails from all of you out there asking how he is. We did want to bring you that. Matt doesn't know an awful lot what is going on. I know his family does appreciate your emails and Matt doesn't know an awful lot about

support. A few other stories we want to follow up this morning. And who can forget the dramatic scenes of the ship that was stranded in the seas off New Zealand. Maritime New Zealand has sent us the latest on the Rena oil tanker. The captain and second officer have pleaded guilty to operating a in a dangerous manner and pleaded pleaded guilty to operating a ship guilty to criminal charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice. They were altering the ships records after the incident, to make their own actions look better. Perverting the course of justice and discharging harmful substances from a vessel. Which would be oil. One would imagine, yes, indeed. Still a huge clean-up operation. It is the biggest disaster New Zealand

has ever faced. One other aspect of this, is that like so many ships ploughing our waters, in the waters of this region, it was a ship flying a flag of convenience, a a flag of convenience, a like arian flag. When you have ships flag flag flying a flag of convenience, flying a flag of convenience,... There should be International standards? You are much more likely to get a captain and a crew who don't follow the same rules and regulations for example, an Australian captain and crew would or an Australian union might insist to. These two will be sentence in the May. It will be interesting to see what happens to those two. And one more to cross off our follow up list this Sunday - a few weeks back, you may have seen viral video of an American news anchor being bitten by a dog, live on air. In fact - it was the most viewed clip here in Australia for three days in a row. It was a very serious bite to the face. So how is she doing now? NBC's Ann Curry has the answer.

Cl It was the kind of feel-good story, Denver news anchor was looking forward to sharing the news. A critical moment but we got him home safely. Cameras captured a dramatic rescue of a dog being saved in icy waters by a firefighter. Put a blanket on him and he was good to go. With everyone reunited. The interview was going great. The dog was happy, wagging his tail. As she was wrapping up, she in to say goodbye to Max. The 85 As she was wrapping up, she leaned pound Argentine massive. It was an instantaneous bite and a bark. I moved back and I knew I 4 been bit. NBC is not showing the bite that left her injured. I saw the bite. I was going to the hospital, my mouth was opening up. So it was pretty severe and my doctors say it was major reconstructive surgery. Before very was out of the OR, the video went viral. Her husband was frantic and let their two girls know. He wanted to let them know Nayer mummy was OK She was within of the dog's face. mummy was OK She was within inches Whether it is conscious or unconscious provocation, still, she created that incident by coming too close to the dog as's face created a dangerous situation. close to the dog as's face and Kyle needed two surgeries that required 90 stitches. Her mouth was even skrx ewn shut for a time. She kept a positive outlook. Line It could have been so much worse. It could have been my cheese, my nose. Max was quarantined for 10 days, and released to his owner. Meanwhile Kyle is getting stronger, spending time at home with family. The letters are amazing. Grateful for the out pouring of support. I love the cards from the kids. This has been such a positive for me. Just the way people have made me feel so loved. I know has been such a positive experience

everything's gonna be OK and I will be back. I hope you are enjoying your breakfast. Every animal has a zone. The fact that she is in the face of that dog and then she went down to kiss it and he gave her a little warning but the bite was so quick. It's a lesson for kids and everybody that you just got to give a critter that you don't know very well as well, especially a big dog like that, you have got to give it space. Obviously it's a lovely dog, she was patting it and it was very relaxed. As soon as she crossed that in visible barrier - bang. Simon Reeve, our animal behavioralist. Dog Whisperer. We have two large dogs at home and kids coming. We always say never in the man mall's face. kids coming. We always say never get Particularly if it's tethered. Who would pat an Argentine massive. You don't need to kiss the dog on the face. An Argentine polo player maybe. Nacho... If I can smear gaucomole on his lips, I would pash him straightaway. In a mood to win 15K cash? Keep it locked on Seven at 8:30 this morning. We will. That's no guarantee. We are offering to give away $ We are offering to give away $15,000. We are not like the others. There's always a winner. We are always a winner, but whether it's 15k is up to you. It's a mystery. Don't show all your cards just Be a bit cool. Don't show all your cards just yet. Never pash an Argentine massive and don't show all your cards. Also coming up - live reports from the worst of the floods. Plus, deep from within the archives we look back at the life of Davy Jones. But next - the Prince of Boogie. We join Harry's Caribbean adventure. I am not a morning person. There's a bit to do. Do my buttons. Do my shoelaces... WOMAN: And your hair. Mum says breakfast is important and that oats fill my tummy. Quick Sachets are the same as Uncle Tobys Oats, just cut up smaller, so they cook faster. Done in 90 seconds. Which means we can get you to school on time. Right. And they're nourishing, right? Real oats, real quick. Delicious. You can't control how old you are, but you can control how old you look. (WHISPERS) And I don't mean surgery. Olay Regenerist fights even my toughest lines and wrinkles for dramatically younger-looking skin without drastic measures. Olay Regenerist. # Make em go up slowly... # ( The boys were The boys were wearing Clean Up Australia Day hats. Richard Glover has Up Australia hats. Richard Glover has distributed Clean Not Keith Urban because his hair is too nice to mess up. He is hates when I call him that. too nice to mess up. He is hates it A worldwide search is underway for a British female terror suspect. The woman is the widow of one of the London bombers and she's considered to be very dangerous. The mother of three is believed to have been involved in terror plots in Africa. Our UK correspondent Martin Frizell has the details. Martin, the London bombings happened seven years ago - why is this search happening now? At the time she took ?30,000, At the time she took ?30,000, about At the time she took ?30,000, about $50,000 from a newspaper to give her story. She was the widow of Jermaine Lindsay, responsible for killing 26 people as part of that 7/ people as part of that 7/7 atrocity. She said what he had done was ab hornlt. Guess what, in the past few days, it has transpired she has been living in the African coastal Kenyan resort of Mombassa where allegedly she is a Mrs big of a terrorist organisation. Several Brits down there, she involved with quite a few Somalia terrorists is planning various campaigns. The authorities want to track her down. They believe she was planning atros advertise in Kane ya and Nairobi and perhaps exporting it back to the UK. She turned to Islam when she was only 15, at home here in 15, at home here in the down advertise in the UK. Married this Jermaine Lindsay character. We don't know where she has gone. Is she a British citizen or Kenyan citizen or both? She travels on three false passports but she is still a British citizen. Changing focus now and Prince Harry has embarked on his first solo foreign visit as a representative of the Queen. Line We have seen photos of him tucking into beer and rum in Belize. Is he behaving? He has been enjoying the rum punches as if they are going out of information. I thought cool

information. I thought cool Harry is going to wear his trousers but that's what they wear there. He is a fairly - this looks like late, just a few hours ago he was climbing up a mountain in Belize. That is where the Myan people are. Those with their calendar believe the world is going to end. What year is the world going to end? It's going to end this year. So they have given him a Myan passport as well. It won't be of much use unless he gets his skates on. But he is flying out of Belize today because the fun starts later on. In a few hours time he lands in the Bahamas and then wait for it, he is going to Jamaica. If he drinks their rum, he will feel like the world has ended. Harry and the Whalers. Jamaican me crazy. Moving on and the boys from British pop group One Direction have caused mayhem in Australia Some UK newspapers predict they're going to be bigger than The Beatles. Do you agree? That, of course, is utter tosh... Thank you, Martin. In 40 years time when we are doing breakfast television, God help us, we will not be talking about One Direction. The Beatles have the legacy. They are extremely interesting. They are extremely talented. I know, quite frankly, know too much, an unhealthy amount of knowledge about this band for someone my age. They were X Factor rejects and Simon Cowell is to blame again and Nicole shir singer Pussycat Dolls. They failed as solo singers. She suggested they get again and Nicole shir singer from

together as a band. Simon Cowell put them together as a band. They came third, but through social media and online help, they are huge now. They are current in the States where they are selling out. There are girls camped outside their hotels. They can't Moffat all. They are coming to Australia next month. The tickets sold out in three minutes. If you go on eBay now, I've been on there to get some for myself, unless you have got at least $ got at least $1,000 - I saw two tickets, front row in Melbourne tickets, front row in Melbourne for $ tickets, front row in Melbourne for $5,000 each. There is about 100 tickets currently some sale. You call them skal pers, we call them ticket takers, a we call them scum As opposed to Simon Cowell making money out of the kids in the band. bags.

They are whole some and... They are very cute. The little songs. I think those eBay tickets are gone. Sir Paul McCartney snapped them up. He doesn't want anyone else seeing the new Beatles. I ran in a woman from Glasgow yesterday in the pharmacy who said she was your biggest fan. She loves Martin Frizell and was deeply envious that I got to speak to you every Saturday and Sunday. Was it just Was it just one person, was it? And she was in a farm situate. There wasn't a ground well of support when she mentioned this. What kind of drugs was she asking for? This is very true. She said don't tell I'm in a wheelchair. They are all having a laugh about that in the pharmacy. You have fans out here in Australia. They are from your home. They want to send you their best. We love Martin, too. Who doesn't, who doesn't? A we will play Call My Bluff. Who doesn't, who doesn't? A reminder Also coming up - lifting the lid on Myanmar. Did I say that properly? Weekend Sunrise travels to the country once known as Burma. It's now emerging from military rule and keen to welcome Australians. Looks good. And the emotive tactics being used by some charities to target the elderly. Do some go way too far? Ly that is a question that divides us all. We'll talk live to his high-profile lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson. But right now, it's news time with Jess. Good morning. Fears are growing for a man missing in floodwaters in southern New South Wales. Three men in a four-wheel drive were swept away near Braidwood. Two were rescued, one is still unaccounted for. Further west, the town of Lockhart was inundated overnight. Seven News reporter Paul Kadak is there and watched the floods rapidly rise. The water has now come up so high, I'm wading through the main street of Lockhart. It's about 2:30 in the morning. Locals hoped this rain would start to hold off It's only getting heavier and more water is rushing into this town. And you can see the impact here. Water is now getting into that supermarket that they tried with the sandbags to stop. It's lapping at the doors of all of the shops along that side. This side, it's a similar story, it's now up to those doors. They just put in more sandbags to try and stop the water there. But it's still flowing, it's still rising. People are hoping it will stop soon or at least slow down soon. The question is how many more homes and businesses will be inundated before then? And now to the floods in Victoria, I'm joined by Seven's Ben McNair in Wangaratta. Good morning, Ben. What's the latest on the flood situation there? Good morning, Jess. The Ovens is a moderate flood level at the moment. That's a not Good morning, Jess. The Ovens River

moment. That's a not going to affect too many people around here too badly. It rained pretty much steadily all day yesterday. They had a heavy fall of 130mm up at mount buffalo. It's a real wait and see for people in Wangaratta and Myrtleford and the towns in between to see what effect that big fall at mount buffalo will have as it moves through the system. More rain is forecast. How is it looking for the rest of the State? There is more rain forecast. We are waiting to see how the wash-up of yesterday's rain, how that affects people in other parts of people in other parts of the State. The town of Katamatite is still cut off and yah Wonga, we that the flood waters have with the rain yesterday and off and yah Wonga, we understand

that the flood waters have risen his concern more rain could drive with the rain yesterday and there rain back into homes that have already been flooded out. Thanks for the update. A woman and elderly man have been tied up during a home invasion in Sydney's east. Two men armed with a gun and knife forced their way into the Point Piper property just after 2:00. They demanded an 83-year-old man open a safe, before tying him up. A woman in the house was also tied up. The thieves escaped with several belongings. A gunman has opened fire on concert-goers in the United States. 13 people were shot outside the Clubhouse in Arizona. No-one was fatally injured but two of the victims are in a serious condition in hospital. Witnesses say people were lining up to get into the club when they heard gunfire. Police are searching for two men seen running from the scene. The Mardi Gras wasn't dampened by the rain in Sydney last night with huge crowds lining Oxford Street to celebrate gay equality. Pop princess Kylie Minogue was the star of the night, thanking her many fans for their support over the years. You make it all worthwhile. You thrill me. We love you Kylie! The Bondi lifesavers and men and women in uniform made up the hundreds of people who that took part in the parade. Such a special event. I love it. Gives me goosebumps. Even after all these years. Apart from the political Elle emt of it, it's still one of the great speck tackles. Aussie captain Michael Clarke will make his long-awaited return from a back injury today after his side limped into the Tri-series finals against Sri Lanka. The entire squad was on edge as they arrived into Brisbane ahead of today's first match, in the best-of-three finals series. With the big names back, Dan Christian fears he'll miss out on a spot in side despite a career-first hat-trick in Friday night's thrilling loss at the MCG. Watto's a fantastic player and he's shown it over a number of years. If I lose my spot to him then that's the way it goes. The side will be named later today. NRL's opening round continued last night with Melbourne, Canterbury and Gold Coast all recording first round wins. The Storm and Raiders played an absorbing contest in shocking conditions in Canberra. Melbourne were trailing 19-18 with four minutes left when star fullback Billy Slater timed his leap perfectly, scoring a converted try to give his side the 24-19 win. COMMENTATOR: Coming down with the Melbourne Storm! Des Hasler made a flying positive start in his first match as Bulldogs coach. Down a converted try at the break, Canterbury crossed three times in the second half to win 22-14. And the Titans off season recruits have shown their worth, smothering North Queensland at home, with a shut-out 18-0 win. After being on the back foot for most of the game, Arsenal's taken pole position in the race for fourth spot in the English Premier League. A double to striker Robin van Persie helped the Gunners to a 2-1 stoppage time victory over Liverpool. Manchester City's extended it's lead to five points ahead of cross town rival Man United, with a 2-0 win over strugglers Bolton. Getting down to the business end of the season. JT is in amongst the rain. Not looking too bad where he is, in Sydney. Here at the Windsor Bridge, it has just reopened. It's breaking news. The North Richmond Bridge Windsor Bridge have been reopened. The North Richmond Bridge and The other bridge is Yarramundi bridge is still closed. They could possibly re-open it today. Around Australia, especially in Victoria and New South Wales, there are plenty of SES rescue responses going on. We are expecting more rain in north eastern Victoria and and central New South Wales today. north eastern Victoria and southern The big stories at the moment are the evacuation orders that the evacuation orders that are currently in place at The Rock, Ugali. Do not try to cross flood waters is the most important thing. There are local evacuation centres you can be taken to. Plenty of rain likely to fall around Australia. Let's look at the maps now. A shower or two for Brisbane. Rain developing in Sydney. Rain in Canberra. A few showers for Melbourne. Rain easing in Hobart. Morning showers in Adelaide. Sunny in Perth. And monsoonal showers for Darwin. Repeating, the Windsor Bridge North Richmond Bridge have been reopened. If you are trapped, you Repeating, the Windsor Bridge and

can now cross. For plenty of residents, it was about a two-hour drive around. Some residents are starting to cross. It hasn't been a fanfare. I mean I was hoping for a ribbon and that possibly that we were down here with a camera, we might be offered the opportunity to cut that ribbon. That didn't happen. I'm having stern words with the SES and police and people from the RTA. Not mentioning any names but we can see them there. The newsagent ought to be open, get yourself a ribbon, jump on a horse and do the old Captain de Groo it T. The low-lying areas, there are horse forms, veggie farms. Some horses did need to be evacuated last night. There are certainly some areas in the southwestern plains where plenty of animals are in danger. There one area where they estimate about 30,000 smaop are in danger from of animals are in danger. There is

flood water. The livestock issue is another one when it comes to floods. The people from the RTA, the SES and police have been fantastic with residents. They do do such a good job. I hope the Pussycat Dolls are safe too, JT. Again, Sam, again? Again? See you soon. News Limited papers today carry some troubling revelations about the fund-raising tactics of some of our biggest charities. They sent an undercover reporter to attend a four-day masterclass for charities. Delegates were told to freeze out so-called greedy families from wills. They were given tactics to achieve that - including paying the legal fees of elderly people drafting wills and by directing potential donors to favoured lawyers. Those lawyers, apparently, will ensure a donation is factored into the will. So does the end justify the means? Let's bring in ABC Radio's Richard Glover and Jacinta Tynan from Sky News. Good morning to you both. Richard, delegates were told "the best legacy strategy is to find a child with cancer, "on a donkey in a lifeboat and you're ready to make millions." Hardly sensitive? No. I mean obviously they are trying to inject a bit of humour into a conference, fair enough. But it's far too cynical. They had a good story in the News Limited newspapers last week talking about the techniques that are used with door-to-door raising of money. Again, too cynical. You can't ask people for money with that level of cynicism about manipulating them. It sounds like there is an here to, as you say, manipulate. Rather than just the It sounds like there is an effort

La! La! Couture route of tugging on Rather than just the tradition Ooh! people's heart strings. You are manipulating them into doing something they don't want to do. Charities are under a lot of pressure. I am getting a phone call every month from charities I've donated before. Think say " donated before. Think say "I want to let you know about this latest drive" let you know about this latest drive". They are obviously under a lot of pressure. It's different to letting people know about the importance of leaving a legacy and perhaps selling your cause, to prizing money out of a dead person's hands. We shouldn't take these stories, I'm sure the reporter wouldn't want to take these stories as to not give any money to charities. We should all choose one or two charities, sometimes people choose one overseas one and one here. When people knock on your door, you can think I've already given, I have a great relationship with these two charities. Shouldn't there be laws to protect wealthier elderly people from these Sharks. Some of them could be Sharks. That is the case. Certainly perhaps a requirement from charities, if they are getting a lot of money from the particular person, they have to inform the families. When you are old and perhaps in some cases, they are saying these people are dying, they are vulnerable. You should only be acting on your behalf. A lawyer shouldn't have a secret am wish on. I don't think the lawyers are getting kick-backs. They are described as " They are described as "Influences request" which is not an There is no during ease here? word. The picture of dog and they would shoot the dog. Line We are assuming because the elderly are somehow not in control of their faculties. Some wouldn't be. In that case the thing is... It's going to end up in the courts. I love the line the FIA guy has said if I had known there was a journalist in the room, I wouldn't have said these things. Don't say T Good G point. I know that ruined your whole show. You were about to say it ruined our whole private life. Jesinta, Richard, thank you very much. Ahead this morning - your chance to win 15K cash. We'll play Call My Bluff at 8:30. I've never called your bluff before, Sam. Also coming up - Geoffrey Robertson, live. The high-profile lawyer has a message about Julian Assange. Plus - cage fighting comes to Australia. It's awesome. The UFC is very big business. And Sam loves it. But next - political statement or one big party? The modern reality of Mardi Gras. (CRASH!) Ahh! Uhhh... Ahhhhh! Ah... Ah... Allianz Insurance - that's right. How can I help? Allianz - it's one word 2 million Australians think of for insurance. SONG: # I just want to be OK today. # WOMAN: You deserve a night off. Buy a Red Rooster roast chicken

and choose any four of these sides for just $10 more. Have the night off and eat well with Red Rooster's family dinner, your way. SONG: # Don't think twice... # If only peace had come to Zimbabwe, that's all I can say, Stevie Wonder. Well there are no doubt a few sore heads in Sydney this morning after last night's Mardi Gras. The event is now in its 33rd year. And as always - was out to make a statement. We've been married for four years, we got married in Canada, and we think it's time were actually allowed to be legally married in Australia. But does the Mardi Gras still have politics at its core or is it just one big party? Rodney Croome fought to decriminalise homosexuality in Tasmania and Boris Dittrich is the man behind the world's first marriage equality bill in Holland. Good morning to you both. Rodney, we'll begin with Mardi Gras. Is it still valued as a method of advancing gay and lesbian rights or is it a just a great night out? I can't see why it can't be both? I can't see why it can't be both?. I was in the parade last night as of the Australian marriage equality float. I felt the parade was an was in the parade last night as part

important way to celebrate how far we've come, how far the gay and lesbian community has come in Australia and also as a say of celebrating our hope for the future for an Australian Australia is that is ever more inclusive and accepting. It was a accepting. It was a party to celebrate the important changes. With the exception of marriage equality, most official discriminations have now gone by the wayside. We have legislated against most official discriminations, right? What is there left to do? We have seen big gains in Australia, with the recognition of same-sex defacto couples with Wills and superannuation and Medicare. We have seen the establishment of civil union schemes in most of the states. We have seen the recognition of same-sex parents in areas like adoption, for instance here South Wales, which is great. Which adoption, for instance here in New leaves one piece in the Jigsaw missing, and that marriage equality. Equality obviously the big issue. Boris, you made history in Holland. What did it take to convince politicians to pass the Marriage Equality Act? First of all, it took a lot of effort to convince the LGBT movement, the gay M in the Netherlands. When I first proposed it in Parliament, the gay movement said " said "Why would we want marriage, it's old-fashioned? We don't want to copy a hetero sexual lifestyle" copy a hetero sexual lifestyle". I explained it's about freedom of choice. If you don't want to get married, don't get married. Weigh deal with issues of non-discrimination. deal with issues of non-discrimination and marriage equality. It took a long time. The first same-sex marriage took place in April 2001, so 11 years ago. People in the Netherlands are completely used to same-sex marriage. The other day I was at a party of my nephew and there were kids of about 20 years old. One of them said " them said "Is it true there was a time when gay people could not get married? time when gay people could not get married?" I said " married?" I said "Yes" married?" I said "Yes". And they said, " said, "But that's discrimination" said, "But that's discrimination". Do you think the gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans gender population is joined? Once you have a same-sex marriage, it doesn't mean the discrimination ends. When you look at figures in all those countries where same-sex marriages take place, young people can can get very depressed. Trans gender people in many countries in the world, if they want to obtain a new identification document, they need to under go sex reassignment surgery. There are all sorts of in a lot of countries that need to be amended. I work for human rights surgery. There are all sorts of lust

watch. We try to help the LGBT community everywhere in the world. Rodney, we will get Rodney, we will get complaints this morning, doing this segment. Even discussing this issue. Why is that? Regardless of whether official discrimination exists or not, is a lot of prejudice out there. discrimination exists or not, there The marriage equality debate in Australian society is still very divided and politicians are up in the air about it. What do you say to people sitting at home right now saying " saying "I don't want to hear what these two have got to say" these two have got to say". What do you say to those people? If you have gay friends or gay relatives, as most Australians do, sit down and talk with them what they their experience is of growing up, falling in love, of sit down and talk with them about

having a relationship. What you will find is their experience of love and life is very similar to your own. It's on that basis that with those shared personal stories that Australians are changing their minds and coming to support this issue. We know at least 60% of Australians support this reform and I fully respect those people till oppose posed to it. I don't think it is fair to say they are motivated by prenl difficulties, they are just not familiar with the lives of gay people. Sitting down and talking is the key to change. I think you are right, there are many who fall into that camp. There are also those who for religious or other reasons that only they can know, will always oppose, not only gay marriage, but the very notion of home sexuals. Like Rodney said, when people are familiar with same-sex couples being happy and taking responsibility for each other and being recognised by the law, you see people are very, very religious, like in the Netherlands, many democratic politicians changed their mind and say it's about happiness and love and taking responsibility. In that case, there is no difference between hetero sexual couples or homosexual couples. Once people get used to two men or two women being able to get married, they change their mind. Line It is best of humanity will always win you over. Ja we have experienced in 11 countries in the world where same-sex couples get married. Everyone is watching Australia now, it was the Labor Government along with Liberals, it's time for Australia to be part of this group of progressive Liberal countries. It's on the agenda. We are there. We will see. Slowly. It's on the agenda. We are getting Rodney, Boris, thank you so much for joining us. And Kylie Minogue was certainly a hit at last night's Mardi Gras. Our cameras were there- full highlights coming up. Also this morning- heard of the UFC? It's brutal and hugely popular. Don't miss Simon's special report. But next - your chance to win $15,000. All you need to do is outsmart us. Ffrjts we can't win your hearts, we will win your pockets. You're watching Weekend Sunrise, right across Australia. ANNOUNCER: Make-up - find your cleanser just can't remove it?

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Overnight, 400 properties in Lockhart near Wagga Wagga were issued with evacuation orders. The main street in town has been turned into a river with anxious locals watching water levels rise. Evacuation alerts also remain for Tumut, Cooma and Bathurst. And in Victoria, the Premier will today visit flood-affected areas of the state to see the damage first-hand. The town of Katamatite is the latest to be cut off by floodwaters. More heavy rain is forecast for the state's north-east and east Gippsland region today, but it's expected to ease tomorrow. The search for survivors is continuing in the US after a series of tornadoes ripped through four states. 34 people have been killed but authorities are warning the death toll is likely to rise. Thousands of homes in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Alabama have been flattened by 90 tornadoes in the past week. Ponchos were a fashion accessory at Sydney's Mardi Gras last night. Thousands of people weren't deterred by the rain, lining up along Oxford Street to watch the glittering floats parade by. Pop princess Kylie Minogue dropped in this year to help the gay and lesbian community celebrate equality. Updating sport and Super Rugby champions Queensland Reds have made it two from two in 2012 season, holding off a reinvigorated Western Force side to win 35-20 at Suncorp last night. 35-year-old crowd favourite Radike Samo turned it on for the home fans with a showy first half intercept try. New Force captain David Pocock inspired his troops to get back within six. But superb kicking from sharp shooter Mike Harris - who's standing in for injured fly half Quade Cooper - secured the Reds' win. Roger Federer's claimed a record fifth Dubai Championships title, beating Scot Andy Murray in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4. He's still got it! And the Clipsal 500 continues today after Jamie had an emotional seventh career victory in Adelaide less than a week after his father, David, died from cancer. Catch all the action from race two, right here on Seven. Check your local guides. Incredible scenes at the end of the race and what a drive it was. With the spirit of his dad through him. the spirit of his dad coursing Jamie Whincup's dad? Sorry to hear that. The most remarkable drive of all time. I called it his best race win ever. A ever. A humble, good fella. Here is JT with your weather. Thank you, Simon. The good news for the residents of Windsor and north Richmond have been reopened to traffic. This is the Windsor Bridge, rest didn't can start to cross the river again. The other river in the area with the Yarramundi Bridge, the one on Spring wood Road. This is Sonia and Sissa. Sonia came with her daughter who refused to be Sonia and Sissa. Sonia came down on camera. Do not put your face near that dog! I think the dog is more scared. You live in Pit Town. That was given evacuation warnings. We got a phone call at 6: We got a phone call at 6:30 in the morning to say we had four hours to evacuate. So my daughter and I actually rang the SES to find what was going on and they said it's actually rang the SES to find out an order but they want make you go. But 'cause my sister, Melissa and her partner page have got horses, we were told to get the horses off because the road will flood and won't be able to get in and out of because the road will flood and we our driveway. The horses are fine? The horses are at Paige's place. Siss is OK and Jamie is OK. She on the phone saying... But she came Siss is OK and Jamie is OK. She is over and asked me " over and asked me "Is that really your chin on the ad? your chin on the ad?" I will what that was about in a moment. your chin on the ad?" I will explain Let's look at the weather forecast. A shower or two for Brisbane. Rain developing in Sydney. Rain in Canberra. A few showers for Melbourne. Rain easing in Hobart. Morning showers in Adelaide. Sunny in Perth. And monsoonal showers for Darwin. What we were talking about is James Tobachin who is my alter ego. This is Tom Wilchins and Rachel Chinch. We are part of the world's greatest shave. It's an important thing to do. Leukaemia and blood-related cancers are serious. They cause a lot of people serious illness. 15 March is the key dates. They March is the key dates. They are trying to raise $ trying to raise $15 million. You can just colour your hair. You can go purple. You would look lovely. I might die Sissa here. Purple or green. She looks like a Mexican hairless dogs. What Siss is saying " What Siss is saying "Not me..