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be enough to set her free? but will a government letter Startling allegations in the hands of his Iraqi kidnappers. about how Douglas Wood ended up

TV's favourite disfunctional family. And on Ten News - the farewell for

Ten News with Tracey Spicer. along the nation's west coast. But first to an emergency unfolding

Perth has been lashed by savage storms this morning and south beyond Bunbury. wreaking havoc across the city joins us now Ten News reporter Nick Way of our Perth newsroom. from the safety

And Nick it's been a wild morning.

Yes, large areas are blacked out, Yes, large areas are blacked out, Tracey.

Tracey. We're here on emergency Yes, large areas are blacked out, Tracey. We're here on emergency power,

power, along with tens of thousands Tracey. We're here on emergency

of businesss and homes across the

south-west. The storm was hanging south-west. The storm was hanging around

around for about 24 hours. It south-west. The storm was hanging

finally hit after 6:00 this morning

with wind gusts of 140km/h. It's

absolutely devastated Bunbury. A

38m crane was blown over, toppling

into a TV and radio studio, demolishing it. I've demolishing it. I've heard reports into a TV and radio studio, demolishing it. I've heard into a TV and radio studio,

demolishing it. I've heard reports that the main demolishing it. I've heard reports that the demolishing it. I've heard reports that

that the main street of Bunbury looks that the main street of Bunbury demolishing it. I've heard reports that the main street of demolishing it. I've heard reports that the main street

that the main street of Bunbury looks like a war that the main street of Bunbury looks like a that the main street of Bunbury looks like

that the main street of Bunbury looks like a war zone,

looks like a war zone, with smashed that the main street of Bunbury

windows and power poles. The

affected? southern suburbs have been most

affected? Yes. southern suburbs have been most

southern suburbs have been most

affected? Yes. Once again, Perth's southern suburbs have been most

southern suburbs and a primary has been closed. One southern suburbs and a primary has been closed. been

been closed. One had its roof southern suburbs and a primary has been closed. One had its southern suburbs and a primary has been closed. One had southern suburbs and a primary has

say ripped off and teachers and staff

say it's lucky

say it's lucky no students were ripped off and teachers and staff say it's lucky no students ripped off and teachers and staff

there. Two park vbz devastated and

there are reports to hail there are reports to

cars there are reports to hail damage to there. Two park vbz devastated and there are reports to hail damage there. Two park vbz devastated and

there are reports to hail damage to cars on there are reports to hail damage to

cars on the freeway. Fortunately, there are reports to hail damage to

no reports of serious injury yet.

There are also fears that a huge There are also fears that a

crane on a There are also fears that a huge crane on There are also fears that a huge crane

crane on a construction There are also fears that a huge

crane on a construction site There are also fears that a huge

alongside one of Perth's major crane on a construction site highways will alongside one of Perth's major highways

alongside one of Perth's major highways will topple, so alongside one of Perth's major highways will topple, alongside one of Perth's major

highways will topple, so the

highway has been highways will topple, so the highway has highways will topple, so the highway

highway has been closed, creating highways will topple, so the highway has been closed, highways will topple, so the

massive traffic chaos across the city.

city. More than massive traffic chaos across the city. More

city. More than 100 traffic lights massive traffic chaos across the city. More than 100 traffic massive traffic chaos across the city. More than 100 massive traffic chaos across the

are out and city. More than 100 traffic lights are out city. More than 100 traffic lights are

city. More than 100 traffic lights are out and 142 power city. More than 100 traffic lights are out and 142 city. More than 100 traffic lights

are out and 142 power lines are city. More than 100 traffic lights down. We'll down.

down. We'll have pictures are out and 142 power lines are down. We'll have are out and 142 power lines are

details down. We'll have pictures and are out and 142 power lines are

details on Ten News tonight. down. We'll have pictures and details on Ten News down. We'll have pictures and details on Ten down. We'll have pictures and details on down. We'll have pictures and

Thank details on Ten News tonight. Tracey. down. We'll have pictures and

Thank you. details on Ten News tonight. Tracey.

for Schapelle Corby today. There's a final glimmer of hope The chief judge in her case the Federal Government's letter set to receive

of drug smuggling outlining allegations

through Australian airports. Ten's Martine Griffiths is in Bali. Schapelle? Is the letter likely to help

Tracey, it's still unsure at this Tracey, it's still unsure at this stage. There's been Tracey, it's still unsure at this stage. There's Tracey, it's still unsure at this stage.

stage. There's been a mixed Tracey, it's still unsure at this

reaction. On the one hand,

Schapelle Corby's supporters have reaction. On the one hand,

praised the Prime Minister for

providing the letter, which

outlines new information involving providing the letter, which

corrupt baggage handlers. On the outlines new information involving

other hand, they're furious it's

taken so long for the Government to intervene. taken so long for the Government to

taken so long for the Government to

taken so long for the Government to intervene. The chief judge has rea

fused to comment on fused to comment on Mr intervene. The chief judge has rea fused to comment on Mr Howard's intervention fused to comment on Mr Howard's intervention but fused to comment on Mr Howard's intervention but has

fused to comment on Mr Howard's intervention but has already

stated it won't make any difference. Prosecutors

stated it won't make any difference. Prosecutors seem stated it won't make any difference.

stated it won't make any difference. Prosecutors seem to agree. They're

saying it's too late in the proceedings. saying it's too late in the proceedings. We

saying it's too late in the saying it's too late in the proceedings. We have to remember

Schapelle Corby was arrested last October. Schapelle Corby was arrested last October. They're Schapelle Corby was arrested last October. They're saying Schapelle Corby was arrested last October. They're saying therefore it's October. They're saying therefore it's too October. They're saying therefore it's too late

October. They're saying therefore it's too late to October. They're saying therefore it's too late to affect October. They're saying therefore

October. They're saying therefore it's too late to affect the outcome. This it's too late to affect the outcome. This is it's too late to affect the outcome. This is primarily

it's too late to affect the outcome. This is primarily because it's too late to affect the outcome. This is primarily because the

hearing is now closed and hearing is now closed and the This is primarily because the hearing is now closed and the three

judges are making judges are making their

hearing is now closed and the three judges are making their final deliberations judges are making their final deliberations observe judges are making their final deliberations observe delivering judges are making their final deliberations observe delivering a verdict deliberations observe delivering a

verdict and that's set deliberations observe delivering a verdict and that's set down deliberations observe delivering a verdict and that's set down for deliberations observe delivering a verdict and that's set down for May 27. 27. On verdict and that's set down for May 27. On a verdict and that's set down for May 27. On a different

verdict and that's set down for May 27. On a different note, verdict and that's set down for May 27. On a different note, the Australian 27. On a different note, the Australian Federal 27. On a different note, the Australian Federal Police

Commissioner keeltd Keelty has arrived in arrived in Bali.

Commissioner keeltd Keelty has arrived in Bali. Any Commissioner keeltd Keelty has arrived in Bali. Any idea Commissioner keeltd Keelty has arrived in Bali. Any idea why Commissioner keeltd Keelty has arrived in Bali. Any idea why he's there? arrived in Bali. Any idea why he's there? He's arrived in Bali. Any idea why he's there? He's attending arrived in Bali. Any idea why he's there? He's attending an arrived in Bali. Any idea why he's there? He's attending an ASEAN conference. there? He's attending an ASEAN conference. They there? He's attending an ASEAN conference. They talk there? He's attending an ASEAN conference. They talk about transnational conference. They talk about transnational crime. conference. They talk about transnational crime. Today conference. They talk about transnational crime. Today he's registering transnational crime. Today he's registering the conference transnational crime. Today he's registering the conference begins

tomorrow. registering the conference begins tomorrow. We're registering the conference begins tomorrow. We're told registering the conference begins tomorrow. We're told it registering the conference begins tomorrow. We're told it has registering the conference begins tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do with tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do with Schapelle tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do with Schapelle Corby tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do with Schapelle Corby or tomorrow. We're told it has nothing to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. Mr to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. Mr Keelty to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to do with Schapelle Corby or the Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold a Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold a press Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold a press conference. Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold a press conference. He Bale Nine. Mr Keelty is expected to hold a press conference. He has stated hold a press conference. He has stated he hold a press conference. He has stated he doesn't hold a press conference. He has stated he doesn't hold hold a press conference. He has stated he doesn't hold a hold a press conference. He has stated he doesn't hold a vendetta against stated he doesn't hold a vendetta against Schapelle

stated he doesn't hold a vendetta against Schapelle Corby. stated he doesn't hold a vendetta against Schapelle Corby. He's stated he doesn't hold a vendetta against Schapelle Corby. He's said intelligence of

against Schapelle Corby. He's said intelligence of her against Schapelle Corby. He's said intelligence of her being against Schapelle Corby. He's said intelligence of her being an unwitting intelligence of her being an unwitting drug intelligence of her being an unwitting drug mule intelligence of her being an unwitting drug mule is intelligence of her being an unwitting drug mule is flimsy. intelligence of her being an unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He

also unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He also said unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He also said he unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He also said he couldn't unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He also said he couldn't support unwitting drug mule is flimsy. He also said he couldn't support the theory

also said he couldn't support the theory that also said he couldn't support the theory that she also said he couldn't support the theory that she don't also said he couldn't support the theory that she don't daent also said he couldn't support the theory that she don't daent hold the the drugs, theory that she don't daent hold the drugs, showing theory that she don't daent hold the drugs, showing he theory that she don't daent hold the drugs, showing he doesn't theory that she don't daent hold the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the Prime the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the Prime Minister the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the Prime Minister who the drugs, showing he doesn't agree with the Prime Minister who wrote

with the Prime Minister who wrote the with the Prime Minister who wrote the letter. with the Prime Minister who wrote the letter. Thank with the Prime Minister who wrote the letter. Thank you. The family and supporters of Australian hostage Douglas Wood are hoping for news today on the fate of the kidnapped engineer. It follows startling allegations about how the 63-year-old ended up in the hands of his captors. Sheik al-Hilali's mercy mission to Baghdad is showing signs of progress. He's convinced Douglas Wood is still alive but in poor condition after his 2-week ordeal. I think Mr Wood is still alive, but he is sick. He says there's now no deadline set by the kidnappers and no ransom demand.

The sheik hopes and believes freedom may be days away. I hope in a few days Mr Douglas can be free. The Prime Minister acknowledging the sheik's efforts.

This is very much a case of all hands at the helm and people should work together in a spirit of cooperation and good will to try and bring about the outcome we all want. Iraqi TV has begun showing an ad on behalf of the Wood family

trying to convince the kidnappers that Douglas Wood has nothing to do with the presence of Australian troops in Iraq and that he should be released. There are now reports Douglas Wood was betrayed by an interpreter assigned to him to help him in his work. Elsewhere in Iraq, yet another kidnapping - this time two truck drivers captured while trying to deliver goods to American troops. And an ominous desecration at an Iraqi mosque - holy books defiled and crosses painted on the wall. Local Islamic leaders claiming

American troops committed this vandalism and that it will lead to more violence. All the more reason for the top security that surrounded US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as she made a surprise visit to Baghdad. Greg Turnbull, Ten News. A remarkable survival story - a Brisbane sailor keeping himself alive for 14 hours after falling overboard from an 80-metre tanker. Rescue crews picked him up 20 nautical miles east of Bowen dressed in nothing but his underwear. He was winched to safety suffering hypothermia, exhaustion and a suspected broken arm. I think it's got to be one of the world's most amazing escapes. He was flown to the Townsville Base Hospital and is too weak at this stage to tell his amazing story of survival. Air safety investigators will arrive shortly at the scene of a light plane crash north of Adelaide. The smash in the Barossa Valley late yesterday claimed the lives of two people. Country Fire Service crews arrived at the scene of the crash near the small township of Truro as night fell,

but it was immediately obvious no-one had survived. The burning wreckage was in a paddock, just a few hundred metres from where the single-engined American Champion had taken off from a private airstrip. We received a telephone call at Nuriootpa Station letting us know that a plane believed to have taken off at 3:30pm this afternoon from the Stonefield private airstrip had gone up into the air and only been up a few minutes and then was seen to spiral into the ground. On board the two seater, a 63-year-old Adelaide man and a 17-year-old male. Emergency service officials comforted distraught family members who witnessed the crash. The weather conditions were fine. There was some cloud overcast from time to time but there was no rain or fog. So the weather conditions were seemingly fine at the time of the accident. The plane, similar to this, was privately owned. Dental records are expected to be used to formally identify the occupants. The crash comes just a fortnight after 15 people died in a commuter airliner crash in Queensland. Peter Sellen, Ten News. A new oestrogen patch the size of a fingernail -

but does it reduce the risk of cancer?

Details later in Ten's Morning News.

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This program is captioned live. Eight people have been charged over the brutal murder of an Aboriginal man in Melbourne's south-east. The group allegedly bludgeoned 24-year-old father of two Greg Harrison to death on Friday night. Relatives of the victim believe it was a racist attack. The eight males, who are aged between 16 and 20, are due to appear in court today. The youngest has been charged with murder, affray and assault. Police believe Mr Harrison died of serious head and body injuries. Rugby league great Mal Meninga is facing a Canberra court today charged with assault. It's alleged the 43-year-old former Australian captain punched a man during an argument outside a local pub. Meninga is pleading not guilty. A massive wall of fire is raging out of control after a volcanic eruption. Volcano Fernandina, the most active in the Galapagos Islands, has sent a column of vapour and ash 2km wide 7km into the sky. No humans live on the island, but authorities are concerned that the intense lava flow will harm rare animals and sensitive tourist areas. Stars of the final 'Star Wars' instalment have shone like light sabres at the movie's world premiere. 'Revenge of the Sith' finally unleashed at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Over the watchful eye of Darth Vader the stars soaked up applause for what's clearly more than a film. 'Star Wars' is a cultural phenomenon. However big the celebrities, the significance of the films to millions of people around the world places a particular responsibility on the lead actors. It's a lot of pressure because people really do love these movies

with so much of their own selves, like, deepest selves,

and it really represents so many people's childhoods that you want to keep it, sort of, pure for them. It's a high ideal, but the costumes, toys and other paraphernalia have catapulted the films into a category unto itself. The 'Star Wars' franchise has been a multimillion-dollar success story and many critics have suggested that making the money out of the brand has been more important than making good films. You were the chosen one! 'The Revenge of the Sith' is already being acknowledged as the best of the last three films

and it ties up all the loose ends. It starts when he's nine years old and ends when he dies. There really isn't any more story. It's clear that as the Storm Troopers has hail the completion of a saga, such has been the impact of these films. There'll continue to be money-making spin-offs. But for now, it's the end of a space odyssey like no other. NSW names its State of Origin rugby league team - that's when Ten's Morning News returns. And a rough and tumble round for 250cc bikes in France. Introducing the FOXTEL Digital Gold Medal Deal. Connect to FOXTEL Digital and get the ultimate package of all the very best channels for two months FOXTEL Gold Medal Deal. of FOXTEL Digital free. Call today: It's the size of a fingernail but it claims to offer the most effective relief from symptoms of menopause. It's a new oestrogen replacement patch. Dr Barry Wren joins us to tell us more.

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share market opened the week lower. In finance news - the Australian at Commonwealth Securities - Juliana Roadley

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homes. Thank you. Braith Anasta To sport and Bulldogs star

State of Origin team. has missed out on the NSW utility Craig Wing on the bench. Selectors instead opting for Roosters to rugby union. Anasta considering a move

is the selector bolter Newcastle backrower Steve Simpson

the original 30-man squad. picked from outside and Melbourne's Matt King Manly's Anthony Watmough

on Wednesday week in Brisbane. set to make their origin debuts

this afternoon. The Queensland side will be named is seeing red Canberra's green machine

during yesterday's loss to Cronulla over a lopsided penalty count of the NRL lead. The Raiders also losing their share

Canberra and Cronulla

in the eyes of many, unlikely competition leaders

its top-of-the-table billing. but their clash lived up to

deficit to win by 6. Cronulla fighting back from a 16-2

COMMENTATOR: Put down by Kimmorley. Each side scoring five tries. The penalty count much less even. Canberra hammered 12-3. I believe anyway. We were penalised out of the game. difference to the result. I'm not saying it made any

you have to answer. As I say, it's the first question

It's what everyone is talkin' about. That's where the frustration lies and it's ridiculous. The match a showcase for the brilliant individual skills of veteran Canberra five-eighth Jason Smith and Cronulla captain Brett Kimmorley who scored a try and laid on two others. In Auckland - small score, big hits. Roosters forward Adrian Morley didn't miss Warrior Awen Guttenbeil

in the lowest scoring match of the season so far. The Roosters scoring two tries to one and on the way back up the ladder. And the NRL has defended a double movement ruling against Newcastle forward Steve Simpson during yesterday's loss to the Wests Tigers but the Knights remained stumped by the decision. I start to worry, mate. We don't get those ones at this point in the season. The Tigers breaking a 4-match losing streak and scoring their first ever win at Newcastle. Leanne West, Ten News. West Coast Brownlow Medallist Chris Judd will find out later today if he's still eligible to win back-to-back awards. The 21-year-old is under investigation for two separate incidents in the Eagles' victory over St Kilda on Saturday. The game's number one on-baller will learn his fate later today. Chris Judd under the microscope for not one, but two wild backhanders on Saints tagger Steven Baker. COMMENTATOR: That is the incident that has certainly created a pretty big storm.

It looms as a busy day for the match review panel. St Kilda forward Fraser Gehrig is under fire for confronting Daniel Chick while he was in the hands of trainers. Bomber spearhead Matthew Lloyd under investigation for a late clash. COMMENTATOR: Lloyd lines up. Bang! Crash! Body slam! And a host of Dons and Dockers are facing fines for a day of melees at the Dome. It meant little to Kevin Sheedy. On his silver jubilee, his team is back in the hunt. We're heading in the right direction, but we've just got to get a win to give the fans something to believe in. With one quarter of brilliance, Nathan Brown saw off the Magpies yesterday. Five goals in the final term from the star forward. Can he manufacture something? Yes, he can - absolutely sensational! Wooden spooners last season, the Tigers are now 6 and 2 and proving the surprise packets of 2005. If you had asked me last year whether we'd be third on the ladder after 8 rounds or something, I probably would've taken it but I wouldn't have believed it. And a nervous day of scans for Port Adelaide midfielder Michael Wilson. He'll learn if his right knee requires reconstructing for the third time. Tim Hodges, Ten News. Motorcycle ace Valentino Rossi has extended his MotoGP world championship lead with victory at the French Grand Prix. No luck at the start of the race for Loris Capirossi who tangled with Carlos Chechnya, neither rider seriously injured. Rossi taking the lead from rival Sete Giberneau with seven laps to go. COMMENTATOR: Another victory for Valentino Rossi! Rossi's third win from four starts this season.

The Italian joined on the podium by Gibernau and Colin Edwards. Drama in the 250cc race - German rider Steve Yenkner struck in the shoulder by another bike. Australian Casey Stoner finished 4th behind race winner Daniel Pedrosa. The English Premier League has come to a dramatic finish with West Bromwich Albion avoiding relegation with a 2-nil win against Portsmouth. After starting the day rock bottom, West Brom's fans spent much of the day listening to results from the three other matches which affected their fate. Even though they won 2-0 it was not until the news came through

that Southampton, Norwich and Crystal Palace had failed to win that the celebrations began. Scenes of despair elsewhere - Crystal Palace were staying up when they lead Charlton 2-1 before conceeding a goal with eight minutes to go. Southampton were also going to survive when they lead Manchester United before going down 2-1. Next in Ten News, a look at the weather around the nation. And the souvenir Ray Romano took as he left the set of his hit TV show for the last time.

WOMAN: Boofy hair weather. Frizz Defence from Pantene. MAN: Je t'aime. three-times better frizz control Now for a look at the national weather. The final episode of the hit sitcom 'Everybody Loves Raymond' In an Australian exclusive, Ten News was on the red carpet as the stars said goodbye. Nine years and 210 episodes later, the sitcom family everybody loved to love, or loved to hate, is splitting up. Yeah, you know, it's a bittersweet feeling.

Three months after recording the final episode, the cast was reunited on the red carpet for a final goodbye and, just as timing was everything in making the show a success... ..timing was the number one reason for calling it quits. Star and co-creater Ray Romano, who turned his own family's trials and tribulations into an award-winning comedy, says he's taken the laughs as far as he can and sometimes even further. I worry about the safety of a lot of husbands in this country, probably in Australia too, because women come up and say,

"Oh, my husband's as big an idiot as Raymond," and I go, "OK..." Patricia Heaton is now working on her own spin-off sitcom. A mum of four boys in real life, she believes the secret of the show was its real-life characters in almost real-life settings. But it's not the last the actors have seen of this set. Each cast member gets to keep one souvenir - it's not surprising Ray Romano has chosen the couch. It's good that it's the couch because when it makes my wife so mad when I bring it in the house, I'll have a place to sleep on, at least. The final episode goes to air in Australia next month. In Los Angeles, Leisa Goddard-Roles, Ten News.

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WE CAN GET THIS KID. SHALL I CLOSE THE DEAL I DON'T KNOW, C.C. A SITCOM STAR IN A REVIVAL OF 'OLIVER'? WHAT WILL WE CALL IT, 'EIGHT ORPHANS IS ENOUGH'? IN AMERICA. THIS IS LITTLE KIPPY FROM 'ROYAL FLUSH'. NEVER HEARD OF IT. NILES? I'M NOT MUC FOR SITCOMS