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on side. police tried to keep Stephens During this interrogation, to use in a threatening way. personal information about them collected and how drug syndicate leaders have told of similar meetings several other suspects Ten News understands long before it failed in Bali. began in Australia how this smuggling operation It gives an insight into as another accused watched on. The revelation made was not there. ringleader, Myuran Sukumaran, He confirms the other suspected to join the heroin syndicate. a threat to force him of his family, claiming Chan showed him photos one of the alleged ringleaders, in the Sydney home of Andrew Chan, of a secret meeting Martin Stephens tells Bali police Under interrogation, Confessions of a drug smuggler. before he went to Indonesia. operation was discussed in Australia telling investigators the entire arrested make a stunning admission, You're about to see one of those in their defence. a police interview blowing a hole for the Bali heroin suspects - First, a major setback has changed the world as we know it. And why a bird swooping a man but who's it of? with a striking portrait A landscape artist wins the Archibald than the horse did. but I bet I feel better I've won the Melbourne Cup I feel as though and into the workforce. encouraging people to get off welfare Also tonight - how the government's and welcome to Ten's Late News. Hello. I'm Natarsha Belling, caught up in the HIH debacle. And judgment day for another director when her fate's determined? but what's it mean for her when making her plea for mercy,

final submissions. to hear the defence team's for not turning up to court yesterday the chief prosecutor, Mr Wiswantanu, her lawyers have attacked And, in another counterpunch, containing the marijuana. and refusing to fingerprint the bags of manipulating evidence the prosecution The defence has accused to life over heroin charges. Today he sentenced an African man is no different the Gold Coast woman's trial The chief judge says as she begged for her freedom. reading a book on sentencing Yet, one of the judges was seen the marijuana was in my bag. I did not know And I swear, by God as my witness, transcended language barriers. Her emotional delivery at times what the translation actually means. and she wouldn't know somebody translate not say it in English, from her heart, We wanted her to say something making formal translation impossible. minutes before the hearing, she was scrambling her thoughts They say her notes show judges a translation. or giving the non-English-speaking to make her final plea in Indonesian for not instructing her are under fire Schapelle Corby's lawyers in Indonesian. for not addressing them but she's found herself under attack version of her plea for freedom have now received a translated The judges deciding her fate for Schapelle Corby. The agonising wait continues tonight In Bali, Jeremy Pudney, Ten News. or was it for a media interview? How's the tooth, mate, other media. His father keen to keep out an arrangement with his parents. with a station which has as an opportunity for a TV interview but the outing also used He was treated complaining of a toothache. taken to hospital Michael Czugaj, though, for some. The interrogation continued today I can get some for you. If you give me some money, If you give me some money, and they can get him cigarettes. Hand over money, they explained,

and true to his word. who was very moral as a gentleman of the old world, who described Mr McNeall The sentiment backed by his doctor he simply wouldn't. why he shouldn't drive, if he ever thought there was a reason Mr McNeall told the court to having fits. and not a sign of a susceptibility as alcohol-related the neurologist dismissed this But upon further investigation, with friends. following a boozy night out having a blackout Mr McNeall did recall to the specialist, On one of eight visits the crash as beyond an accident. That left the doctor to label other seizures, fits or blackouts. there being no medical history of had a seizure. His neurologist believes Mr McNeall to drink-driving. because he is strictly opposed only one schooner of beer He says he had when the crash occurred. after having lunch at his local RSL he was probably returning home telling a court he thinks spoke of his ordeal today, For the first time, the retiree His only memory: almost nothing about what happened. but the 69-year old remembers 16 months ago, crash on Sydney's northern beaches Donald McNeall caused this horrific before that. but not remembering a thing in an ambulance He told a court about waking up with serious injuries. leaving two toddlers into a childcare centre, about the day he crashed his car for the first time A driver has spoken In Bali, Martine Griffiths, Ten News. She had nothing to do with it. like kids do, I don't know. round the back of the schoolyard or something, when she was in bloody Grade 10 Oh, she might have bloody had a puff since her school days. she hasn't used drugs Mr Corby also claims when she left home. and she didn't have them 'cause they're bloody there And she's in the all the trouble inside. and claims there were no drugs before she left Brisbane he packed her bags is Ms Corby's lawyers What it comes down to, though,

Terrence Cassidy made the most of what would be the last of his freedom running late for court this morning. Are you concerned about jail, sir? As he was hustled in by his legal team, the former managing director of HIH Australia stayed silent. He'd already pleaded guilty to three charges of reckless disregard as a director, including on one occasion signing a statement that misled the company's financial position by $128 million. The former director faced a maximum of five years behind bars for each offence. But he'll serve a minimum of 10 months in jail, ending in February next year. The remaining five months of his sentence will be in the community. In giving Cassidy a reduced sentence Judge Wood summed the cases up as: He also gave the businessman credit for helping investigators. Cassidy is the fourth HIH figure to be sentenced to jail. Ray Williams and Rodney Adler are also behind bars. Bill Howard was given a suspended sentence of the failed insurance giant. for reckless disregard as a director will do a minimum 10 months division Terence Cassidy Former boss of the Australian collapse of HIH is in jail tonight. Another leading figure in the Amber Muir, Ten News. his decision. The magistrate has adjourned of nine months imprisonment. Mr McNeall faces a maximum penalty If found guilty of negligent driving, because he was the first to help investigators. The corporate watchdog pleased with the jailing, saying it: Terrence Cassidy isn't the last major player in the HIH mess to face court. By the end of the year, another five former high flyers also face the possibility of jail, Cooper's trial starts August 1. Kevin Wilde, Ten News. New moves are under way to encourage people to get off welfare and into the workforce. People who've been on the dole for a long time face losing their benefits if they fail to show up for job interviews. In less than two weeks Peter Costello hands down his 10th Budget and the long-term unemployed are in his sights. Receiving unemployment benefits is a 2-way street. That's means tough measures for those suspected of milking the system. They'll be forced to work longer hours and face having their welfare payments suspended on the spot if they're a no-show at job interviews. I don't think it's a question of a big stick. I think it's a question of mutual obligation encouraging people to recognise that as society has an obligation to them, they have an obligation to society. Under the plans, Job Network providers would decide which job seekers are really job shirkers and should be forced onto the tougher program. This is another example of the Government passing the buck. Welfare groups have also condemned the move. It's not about having more sticks. It's about having more carrots. Long-term unemployed people need encouragement, they need training and they need education - that's where the focus should be. While the Government is pushing a hard line with the unemployed, on restricting Medicare rebates for IVF treatment after facing a fierce backlash from within its own ranks. A leaked letter from Communications Minister Helen Coonan in which she urges the Government to reconsider, revealing the deep divisions within cabinet. There has been no announcements made about IVF and as for Budget decisions - well, such decisions as are made by the Government will be announced on Budget night. Is that the health minister paving the way for a backdown? There's a lot of speculation going on at the moment. Some of it is well informed but a lot of it is badly informed. So I won't be adding to it. the death of acclaimed author and renowned woman of the vast outback Sara Henderson has died. Sara Henderson is best known for documenting her life story in the best selling book 'From Strength to Strength'. She was also the face of an advertising campaign encouraging women to have mammograms. Ms Henderson died in hospital today on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. She was aged 68. Still to come in the Late News - Well, I feel as though I've won the Melbourne Cup, but I feel better than the horse that did. A landscape artist wins the Archibald with a striking portrait but who's it of? And why a bird swooping a man has changed the world as we know it. This program is captioned live. A judge will lead an independent inquiry into the handling of a fatal hit and run case involving a top criminal lawyer. The South Australian Government has rejected claims the move undermines the justice system. 24 hours after the outcry at the fine given to an Adelaide lawyer the South Australian Premier leapt into action. The Government intends to commission an independent inquiry into the handling of the Eugene McGee case. McGee was convicted of driving without due care instead of the more serious charge of causing the death of cyclist Ian Humphrey. He admitted failing to stop or help and was fined $3,100 and banned from driving for a year. McGee had been drinking before the crash but police did not test his blood alcohol level. The Government wants an interstate judge to find out why. McGee's lawyer, though, mocked the move. It really does little to advance the cause of justice when those in high office endeavour to erode the very fabric of our criminal justice system. My job is to speak out on issues of concern to the people of SA. I'm not interested in what some mullet-headed lawyer has to say. The Government has already flagged significant increases in the penalties handed out to drivers However it's little comfort for the likes of the Humphrey family. They remain shell-shocked by the court decision. And another woman whose husband was left for dead by a hit-run driver I was devastated when I once again heard our so-called justice system dish out what they call 'justice'. Louise Gorman, Ten News. A diabolical day for prosecutors in the Michael Jackson child sex trial. The star's ex-wife has sided with the defence, saying the singer was a victim of vultures Debbie Rowe delivered another day of surprise testimony, all in Jackson's favour. If this is the prosecutor's bombshell witness clearly it seems to have exploded in their face. This seems to be a dream witness for the defence. Instead of building up the case against her ex-husband, she helped tear it down. Rowe told the jury Jackson was being manipulated by business associates. She said at least one of his advisers bragged to her about all the money he'd made off the star. "Opportunistic vultures" is what Debbie Rowe called the handlers of Michael Jackson. That almost single handedly destroys the conspiracy theory. Prosecutors were relying on her as their star witness, claiming she had been pressured into praising Jackson in a television interview after child sex allegations first surfaced, but she absolutely denied that. An ex-wife who ought to have a grudge to bear comes forward and essentially endorses the defence theory. It is absolutely stunning. Rowe broke down when she was asked to describe Jackson in her own words. She said he was a generous person and a good father who was great with kids and a brilliant businessman who always put other people first. She said there are different Michaels. "There is my Michael," she began to cry, "then there is the Michael everyone else sees - Fans continue to stand vigil outside the court, chanting "Michael is innocent." The prosecution is expected to begin wrapping up its case tomorrow. Frustration for critics of Shekh Faiz Mohamad who sparked outrage with his comment some women are asking to be raped. Authorities have now admitted he's done nothing wrong in the eyes of the law. Sheik Faiz Mohamad is a man with a mysterious past. He's a former boxer, an associate of Muslim convert Anthony Mundine and the religious teacher of convicted terrorist Saleh Jamal, now serving five years jail in Lebanon for possessing explosives. Sheik Faiz belongs to the fanatical Wahhabi sect. But it's his views on rape that have sparked widespread anger. I did not mean any hatred in this, not any negativeness. Accidentally this has happened and I am extremely sorry. State and Federal government agencies now seeking to help the Sheik moderate his extremist views. Under Australian law, he could only be prosecuted and claims the sheik's comments incited them to do so. Muslim women, outraged by his comments, These ideas are very dangerous because if they're taken in the wrong context it could actually condone that sort of behaviour by men. The Minister for Women labelling his views as 'old-fashioned' and 'confused'. It's dangerous, I think, because it's not putting the responsibility fairly and squarely where it belongs and that is on the perpetrator. It's unacceptable anywhere in the world and, to my understanding, it's also unacceptable in Islam that women are fair game. I in no form, shape or manner condone rape. Nor do I say the rapist is condoned. He's condemned. Sheik Faiz has now agreed to be counselled by the Community Relations Commission. John Hill, Ten News. When we come back - This program is captioned live. A legend of the Australian art world is the winner of the Archibald prize. John Olsen beat 850 entrants with a striking self-portrait. It's minutes before the art world's most controversial prize is awarded and there's tension in the air. Subjects check out their portraits which makes artist Kerrie Lester the busiest - she features in two and has one she painted in for good measure. I'm a bit overexposed. This year, it's been awarded to John Olsen - 'Self-portrait Janus Faced'. And the champ takes the stage. Well, I feel as though I've won the Melbourne Cup, but I feel better than the horse that did. The self-portrait a marriage of his signature landscape works and an interpretation of himself as the Roman god Janus. The head there is not only a head but it's the setting sun and there is the distant kind of view of the Australian landscape. The Archibald win caps off a stellar career for John Olsen. The 77-year-old often described as Australia's greatest living artist. 'Cause he's not really known as a portrait painter so he's known more as one of the great - you know, the great interpretive artists of the Australian landscape. But now, now he can claim his right as a portrait painter. In fact, he's only entered the competition once before, narrowly beaten by a painting of Paul Keating. But he has been a judge and many years ago he led a protest by fellow art students against perceived bias in the judging. Now all is forgiven and he only needs to work out how to spend the $35,000 prize. It won't be spent wisely. I think when you're going to party, you party. Angela Bishop, Ten News. At Commonwealth Securities - Tom Piotrowski. Tom and another lacklustre day for the market, The market was on its knees again today. In part market was on its knees again today. In part because market was on its knees again market was on its knees again today. In part because of a today. In part because of a disappointing result as far as US economic growth was concerned in the the first economic growth was concerned in the first three economic growth was concerned in the first three months economic growth was concerned in the first three months of economic growth was concerned in the first three months of the economic growth was concerned in the first three months of the year. The the first three months of the year. The market the first three months of the year. The market is the first three months of the year. the first three months of the year. The market is on a heightened state of alert The market is on a heightened state of alert when The market is on a heightened state of alert when it The market is on a heightened state of alert when it comes The market is on a heightened state of alert when it comes to The market is on a heightened state of alert when it comes to companies reaching of alert when it comes to companies reaching their of alert when it comes to companies of alert when it comes to companies reaching their profit margins, following a number of following a number of warnings. Home following a number of warnings. Home buyers following a number of warnings. Home buyers nervously following a number of warnings. following a number of warnings. Home buyers nervously awaiting next week's Home buyers nervously awaiting next week's interest rates Home buyers nervously awaiting next week's interest rates announcements. You week's interest rates announcements. You are week's interest rates announcements. You are tipping week's interest rates announcements. You are tipping they week's interest rates announcements. You are tipping they will week's interest rates announcements. You are tipping they will remain unchanged. unchanged. Next You are tipping they will remain You are tipping they will remain You are tipping they will remain unchanged. Next week is D-day. Given the unchanged. Next week is D-day. Given the inflation unchanged. Next week is D-day. unchanged. Next week is D-day. Given the inflation reports were uncontroversial, Given the inflation reports were uncontroversial, it's Given the inflation reports were uncontroversial, it's unlikely Given the inflation reports were uncontroversial, it's unlikely the Reserve uncontroversial, it's unlikely the Reserve Bank uncontroversial, it's unlikely the Reserve Bank will uncontroversial, it's unlikely the Reserve Bank will raise uncontroversial, it's unlikely the Reserve Bank will raise rates. Elsewhere, Elsewhere, stocks Reserve Bank will raise rates. Elsewhere, stocks that Reserve Bank will raise rates. Elsewhere, stocks that rely Reserve Bank will raise rates. Elsewhere, stocks that rely on consumer Elsewhere, stocks that rely on consumer spending, Elsewhere, stocks that rely on consumer spending, we'll Elsewhere, stocks that rely on consumer spending, we'll be watching consumer spending, we'll be watching retail consumer spending, we'll be watching retail sales consumer spending, we'll be watching retail sales sector, consumer spending, we'll be watching retail sales sector, that has watching retail sales sector, that has been watching retail sales sector, that has been tough watching retail sales sector, that has been tough in watching retail sales sector, that has been tough in recent watching retail sales sector, that has been tough in recent weeks. has been tough in recent weeks. There is has been tough in recent weeks. There is one has been tough in recent weeks. There is one positive has been tough in recent weeks. There is one positive to has been tough in recent weeks. There is one positive to report. We've We've seen There is one positive to report. We've seen substantial There is one positive to report. We've seen substantial gains There is one positive to report. We've seen substantial gains as There is one positive to report. We've seen substantial gains as US stocks We've seen substantial gains as US We've seen substantial gains as US stocks are concerned. We've seen substantial gains as US stocks are concerned. If We've seen substantial gains as US stocks are concerned. If they We've seen substantial gains as US stocks are concerned. If they can hold stocks are concerned. If they can hold on stocks are concerned. If they can hold on to stocks are concerned. If they can hold on to the stocks are concerned. If they can hold on to the gains stocks are concerned. If they can hold on to the gains it stocks are concerned. If they can stocks are concerned. If they can hold on to the gains it will bode well hold on to the gains it will bode well so hold on to the gains it will bode well so far hold on to the gains it will bode well so far as hold on to the gains it will bode well so far as interest hold on to the gains it will bode well so far as interest rates hold on to the gains it will bode well so far as interest rates are concernment Thank you, Tom. More finance figures now - A bird watcher is the talk of the nature world after making a once-in-a-lifetime discovery. Gene Sparling was enjoying the peace and quiet of an Arkansas swamp A large woodpecker flew down into the channel from probably above the treetops. He was flying straight at me. Turns out it's the ivory-billed woodpecker - not seen in 60 years and until now thought to be extinct. Bird experts say it's the equivalent of finding Elvis. The weather's next and then it's Sports Tonight with Bill Woods. We have all the footy coming up. Tamsyn Lewis has it in for her rivals, so why should they be scared? I know the people who put me down and I know the people who put me down and said I know the people who put me down and said the I know the people who put me down and said the bad I know the people who put me down and said the bad things, I'll remember and said the bad things, I'll remember that. You don't want to be in this driver's seat, but find out what it's like to crash a $400,000 car. It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad a It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad a corner, It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad a corner, it It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad a corner, it was It didn't seem that bad, it wasn't that bad a corner, it was opening. I that bad a corner, it was opening. I don't that bad a corner, it was opening. I don't know. And they mightn't wear capes but these hgh achievers are supermen. To the national weather details and the satellite shows cloud spreading across the west, more rain baring cloud cover across the east coast. A trough in the east will bring showers to south-east Queensland An early frost for Canberra, late showers for Melbourne. Hobart will be wet and windy. Showers for Adelaide, chance of a thunderstorm for Perth. Darwin and the Alice will be fine. And that's the latest from Ten News. Sports Tonight with Bill Woods is next. I'm Natarsha Belling. From the Late News team, goodnight. Supertext Captions www.auscap.com.au Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au