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(generated from captions) and how they got there. Australia now boasts We'll tell you how many billionaires but who needs a jab and why? Also tonight - flu season hits and welcome to the Late News. Hello, I'm Sandra Sully girl. She is a positive, strong, gutsy, about her breast cancer. a day after news broke And treatment starts for Kylie She'll come out again. rather than seeing her in concert. and hoping that she gets better their thoughts are with her I think with everybody, after 10 days lost in the wild. How he was found Australian people put. all these beautiful of all the positive energy but I think it's the conjunction A miracle a miracle man. They're calling this tourist Douglas Wood. for the release of Australian hostage that's given new hope Tonight - the breakthrough This program is captioned live.

dehydration or hypothermia He should have died from exposure, Ricardo Sirutis, the miracle man. of survival against the odds. tells a remarkable story who found him and the triumphant rescue team He's in hospital tonight after 10 days lost in the wild. plucked to safety from the dead, A tourist has come back Laurel Irving, Ten News. but so far it's made little progress. into Iraq to try to save him a hostage negotiating team Australia sent advertisements in Arabic. through newspaper and television to appeal for his release His family is still trying the Shura Council of the Mujahideen. by a radical group called when he was captured two weeks ago as a contractor in Iraq Douglas Wood was working things that are not correct. who may be representing to him I mean others, I don't mean the Sheik, who may represent things, there are always people in a situation like this but we would also be aware, We would all hope that it's right but he's also counselled caution. by the Prime Minister The development's been welcomed his case will be solved shortly. and that he has received confirmation Mr Wood has received medicine The Mufti says will be as soon as possible." "that Douglas's release in our brothers and that "we have sincere confidence that he is still alive," he says, "We were told by those whom we trust of 63-year-old engineer Douglas Wood. has given hope to the family mission to Baghdad The Sydney Islamic leader's trying to negotiate his freedom. who's in Baghdad for an Australian Islamic leader in the past few hours There's been promising progress of Australian hostage Douglas Wood. for the release at any time First - high hopes Not from a Jedi. Is it possible to learn this power? for 'Star Wars' fans. And the long wait's over it's from property. the real wealth comes from, If you look at where

awaits news, while the rest of the world in hospital for breast cancer Kylie is now being treated having her in their thoughts. and millions of fans her family, friends for breast cancer, She's undergone treatment battle of her life. Kylie Minogue has started the Danielle Isdale, Ten News. it's Ricardo Sirutis. if anyone can fully recover are confident, But his family and rescuers he could have lifelong complications. If he's suffered any kidney damage for at least the next few days. Mr Sirutis will stay in hospital ..a deathly 32 degrees. given his body temperature... for more than another 24 hours, Not likely that he would survive as his saviours approached. He fell unconscious we've been able to do that. and, by a miracle I guess, would come and save him and hoping that someone He was sitting and waiting any further. He wasn't able to help himself Ricardo Sirutis called back. burst of adrenaline, and with his very last They called his name and blood on a nearby log. Mr Sirutis's sandal search crews found 6km from where he disappeared, in his eyes. but you could see the glee when he spoke Indeed, hard to understand It was worth the wait. but, until today, found nothing. all braved the tough terrain and vehicle patrols Choppers, trail bikes where Mr Sirutis disappeared. bush and desert combed the unforgiving Hundreds of volunteers and police biggest search operations. It had been one of Queensland's Oh, over the moon, over the moon. are still struggling to believe. hardened emergency workers It's a survival story hungry but alive. severely dehydrated, strapped to stretcher, late this afternoon, He returned to civilisation 10 days ago. from a Moreton Island resort left on a bushwalk The 47-year-old Colombian Australian people put. all these beautiful of all the positive energy but I think it's the conjunction A miracle overwhelmed with relief. shoulder to shoulder with searchers, who'd been working His brother, just long enough to be saved. but he held on

It put an extra kick in our step for the finale, so... Mikey Cole had bought tickets to three of her Australian concerts but says his only wish is that his idol gets well. I think with everybody, the thoughts are with her and hoping that she gets better rather than seeing her in concert - she'll come out again. Kylie's official website is temporarily closed, overloaded with good will messages. the cast of 'Grease the Musical' dedicated their premiere performance to the much-loved star. just hours after hearing the news, In Kylie's home town, Melbourne, of that fact. and you can't lose sight illness It's still a life-threatening I mean, cancer is a nasty word. to something like this. how you're going to react But you probably don't know She's pretty tough, I think she is. around the globe. are holding personal vigils and former 'Neighbours' stars Breast cancer's an issue that was already close to Kylie, auctioning intimates to raise money and awareness of the disease. She's has also worked to raise the profile of prostate cancer after her father was diagnosed with it. But as the nation pours its heart out the megastar is just one in 11,500 Australian women diagnosed with the cancer each year. 2,500 will die and for those under 50 the news is not good. Research shows us that when breast cancer occurs in younger women it tends to be larger and it does tend to be more aggressive. Millions of fans and she will make a full recovery. in the very early stages and hope that it has been detected and wish her well I think all Australians feel for her as she endures. have closed ranks around the sister who's flown back to Australia, brother, and sister Danni, actor boyfriend Olivier Martinez, and loved ones, including her French to fight the disease doctors are using There's no word on which method She'll come through this. and I'm sure she'll be fine. I've ever met I'm sure she's the strongest girl David Woods. Among them, long time friend at her parents' Melbourne home. cards and flowers well-wishers dropping off

It's understood Kylie was diagnosed complaining she was over tired. It's now likely she'll have the lump removed before starting radiotherapy. But often for younger women it's also advised that they undertake chemotherapy or hormonal therapies and this is to help prevent the cancer coming back. Kate McGrath, Ten News. Breast screening centres are being run off their feet with calls from women of all ages keen to get checked. But many of them who are under 50 are being left out, and that's causing concern. It is the biggest cancer-killer of women in Australia. While that's the bad news for breast cancer, the good news is that preventative screening can cut deaths by 30%. But there is growing concern that a key group of women is being discouraged. I think the whole situation is a bit of a mess and needs urgent review. The risk of breast cancer increases with age but a change of policy means only those aged over 50 are actively targeted for screening because they get the most benefit. But we also know there's a high risk of breast cancer in women aged 45-50 and 70-75 and it's these two groups at the margins that I think we need to really look at. Wendy Kemp is one of the 250,000 women in NSW who received a letter saying that, because she was only in her 40s, she wouldn't be getting a reminder letter for screening. Self-examination showed up a lump and the flaw in the policy. I just thought it was foolish. Fortunately, I had the wherewithal to know differently and take it upon myself. While doctors say they are inundated with calls from women in their 40s who have trouble getting appointments, BreastScreen NSW says they are still eligible and welcome, but... The experts have decided that we provide screening to women 40-49 at their request but we don't actively target them. And the reason for that is because it's considered the benefits of screening in that age group aren't necessarily outweighed by the harms. It's also believed mammography in younger women has a higher risk of misdiagnosis. Doctors fear the current policy for women in their 40s will create a perception that they don't need to think about screening until they are 50 and, by then, it's no longer a habit. Now already in NSW, even in that group over 50, we're screening fewer women than other States. The minister responsible says there will be more funding and other changes from July. The Cancer Plan says we've got to increase early detection because that's one of the best ways of saving lives so we're very sensitive to it. All women are encouraged to check their breasts for lumps or major changes, key symptoms for breast cancer. Eddy Myer, Ten News. More than 20 people had to be decontaminated tonight after a chemical spill at a factory. Emergency services were called to St Mary's in Sydney's west when several drums fell from a truck and spilt pesticide chemicals. Ambulance crews treated those affected at the scene before five were taken to hospital for further treatment. The industrial block around the factory was evacuated while the spill was cleaned up. And an amazing escape for a driver whose car was crushed beyond recognition when an excavator fell on top of it in Sydney tonight. Police are still investigating the cause but it's thought the machine may have clipped a bridge and been knocked from the truck. The accident blocked half the highway for several hours, causing unexpected headaches for evening commuters. The Australian woman wrongly deported has spoken to her children for the first time in four years. And there's new evidence emerging of disgraceful bungling in the case. Vivian Alvarez is undergoing extensive medical tests in Manila. She's spent four hours with the Australian lawyer who is now representing her. His colleague in Sydney says the Australian citizen, who spent 18 years in this country before being deported, is in good spirits but in constant pain. This is a very, very serious case. She is suffering a severe medical condition. Ms Alvarez spoke with her two sons on the weekend for the first time in four years. Her lawyers are seeking visas for members of her family to accompany her to Australia to look after her, and they hope suing the Government won't be necessary. I'm really interested to see what the Minister has in mind for looking after Vivian for the rest of her life. The Philippines Embassy has added to the Government's woes. In a statement, it accuses our authorities of bungling their search for Vivian Alvarez. And at the time of her deportation it asked Immigration: It's remarkable, almost unique, for a foreign embassy in Canberra to put out a statement like this. As each day passes new and more embarrassing facts seem to emerge about the approach of Australian officials. The PM today showing signs of his own exasperation with the case. On the face of it, a big mistake has been made. Somebody who is an Australian citizen has been deported, and that should never happen, should never happen. Paul Bongiorno, Ten News. When we come back - doctors tell us who should be first in line for a flu shot and when you should get one. I had a terrible headache, I had a lot of muscular aches and pains, I couldn't get out of bed and then my breathing began to be affected very badly. And amazing realism revealed in the new generation of video games. This is now mainstream entertainment. It's adopted into people's lifestyles as readily as music or movies or television. VOICEOVER: The new Falcon MkII SR, of added value - automatic transmission with Sequential Sports Shift, designer sports trim and leather-wrapped steering wheel.

This program is captioned live. A turn of events could mean good news in jail in Bali on drug smuggling charges. Indonesia says it's willing to make a prisoner transfer deal with Australia and that could pave the way for her to serve her sentence in Australia if convicted. Old and young are being urged to get their flu shots before winter kicks in. This vaccine protects against a strain for Schapelle Corby, thought to be responsible for a deadly outbreak. It's that time of year again - the deadly flu is just waiting to strike, and you could be next. For Kathy, an asthma sufferer, the influenza virus hit her when she least expected and nearly cost her her life. I had a terrible headache, I had a lot of muscular aches and pains, I couldn't get out of bed and then my breathing began to be affected very badly. This year's injection includes protection against the deadly Wellington strain, which is believed to have caused an outbreak at a nursing home near Newcastle last year, killing 10 people. While those over 65 are at high risk, it's the unusual suspects, or those who think they're not prone to getting the virus, who are being urged to get their shots, especially people with medical conditions, including: ..where a severe case of the flu could be fatal. Complications like pneumonia, for instance, could lead to significant illness or even death. Statistics show that nearly twice as many Australians die of flu and pneumonia yet many potential sufferers still aren't getting their regular shot. Just 12% of people aged under 65 get their vaccine each year because many mistake the virus for the common cold. Experts say now is the time to get a shot before winter starts. Go and see your GP now. Don't wait - it's too important. Ebbeny Faranda, Ten News. Australian soldiers in Iraq are being equipped with a world first combat device. It allows them to shoot around corners. It may not look too high-tech, but countries around the world have been trying to invent this type of device for years. And it's taken an Australian scientist to finally get it right by going back to basics, using a simple system of mirrors to allow soldiers to see around corners. This is a more simplistic approach, and more reliable and robust approach. If you can acquire your target without exposing your head or upper body, then it must be a tremendous advantage in terms of safety. The device attaches to any rifle and only costs around $1,000 to make. While Australian troops in Iraq will be issued with the new technology within weeks, other allied forces have also expressed interest. It won't be long before you find that all militaries are using equipment of this type. So if this is Australia showing the lead, it's a good story. Meantime, the latest group of Australian troops has now been fully deployed in southern Iraq. The 450 soldiers have the job of protecting about 600 non-combat Japanese troops who are there for humanitarian and reconstruction projects. And the Federal Government maintains until the country can look after its own security, which it's hoping will be in the near future. The Iraqis don't want foreign forces to stay any longer than is necessary. The foreign forces don't want to stay any longer than is necessary. Samantha Jolly, Ten News. The giant computer games industry is raising the stakes again. Sony has unveiled its new PlayStation3, the rival to the next generation coming from Microsoft and Nintendo. A new level of realism for video games rivalling the experience you get at the cinema. That's what Sony promised as it unveiled the PlayStation3, a games console featuring the most powerful computer technology yet seen in the home. The games still look as if they're aimed at teenage boys but Sony insists its new console is part of an industry reaching out to a wider audience. This is now mainstream entertainment. It's adopted into people's lifestyles as readily as music or movies or television or reading or the Internet. PlayStation3 is only going to push that further and further. Sony is boasting that this device, with its extraordinary amount of computing power, will keep it ahead in the home entertainment business. But the PlayStation3 won't be in the shops until next year and, by then, Sony's biggest rival could be ahead of the game. This is Microsoft's new console. It's already spent billions getting into games, now it's investing more to try to take the lead from Sony. The new Xbox, out at Christmas, doesn't have quite the power or graphics of its rival... ..but in an atmosphere more like a revivalist meeting than a press conference, Microsoft was making big claims. We built Xbox 360 with a mission. A dream, if you will. That dream is to inspire people to think about entertainment in new ways. The video games business believes it's maturing. Now the players are preparing to battle for even bigger profits. 'Star Wars' mania is back in Australia tonight with the premiere of the final film in the series, 'Revenge of the Sith'. Gun-toting stormtroopers lined the red carpet to keep fans moving in the right direction, while Darth Vader and Jedi knights shelved their animosity to share the limelight. A few fans even donned the garb of their favourite characters as they waited to see how young Anakin Skywalker turns to the dark side and becomes Darth Vader. I am...I am blown away. When we return - why our international country music success story has two more reasons to celebrate. And the winner is...Keith Urban. Then in 'Sports Tonight' - the AFL admits illegal drugs are used by its players from time to time. we're trying to sell a million extra vehicles We're out to break a record, so you get something extra. now comes with free aircon, While the Patrol Cab Chassis comes with a free bullbar and towbar. of the Wild Winter Sale, women's and kids' clothing Toyota is recalling 14,000 vehicles in Australia because of a problem with the suspension. The recall is for Landcruiser Prado's made between May 2001 and December 2003. The fault is with a ball joint in the suspension that could make it difficult to steer. It's part of a global recall of 860,000 trucks, 4-wheel drives and cars. Australia's rich are getting richer. We now have one billionaire for almost every million or so Australians and yet again there's a familiar face at the top of the list. They're worth more money than most of us will see in a dozen lifetimes, and they're getting richer. BRW's latest list boasts 17 Australian billionaires. The king of them all is still Kerry Packer - his $6.9 billion fortune is up $400 million. Frank Lowy remains at number two - the Westfield supremo's personal wealth rising $600 million. Richard Pratt's cardboard business has helped push him up $500 million. While Harry Triguboff defied a sluggish property market to maintain his $2 billion fortune. Look, property's always been mainstay of the rich 200. People talk about the stock market, and they talk about all these different investments and companies, but if you look at where the real wealth comes from, it's from property. Gerry Harvey is the only billionaire to have lost money this year - a slide in Harvey Norman's share price has forced him down four places but he's still worth $1.1 billion. It's been a while since Greg Norman's won a tournament, but he's the only sportsman on the list, with $250 million. Nicole Kidman's the only entertainer, with $190 million. And Malcolm Turnbull's the only politician - his fortune valued at $133 million. He'd better steer clear of Treasurer Peter Costello, who today took a shot at Macquarie Bank executive Allan Moss's $18.6 million salary. You do ask yourself how is it that one person's worth to a company could be worth $18 million. Dan Nolan, Ten News. To finance and at Commonwealth Securities tonight it's Tom Piotrowski. Tom, some good and bad news on wages? the good news is wages in the March quarter the good news is wages in the March quarter rose the good news is wages in the March quarter rose more the good news is wages in the March quarter rose more than the good news is wages in the March quarter rose more than 1%, the good news is wages in the March quarter rose more than 1%, bringing the annual improvement in the annual improvement in wages close the annual improvement in wages close to the annual improvement in wages close to 4%. the annual improvement in wages close to 4%. 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This news they have improved 3.5% compare to 1.5% previously. This news gave retail retail stocks 1.5% previously. This news gave retail stocks a 1.5% previously. This news gave retail stocks a boost. Thanks, Tom. CommSec's Tom Piotrowski. Fresh confidence returned to the Australian share market today, pushing the All Ordinaries up 28 points. A major shake-up is likely in the nation's ports - Australian country singer Keith Urban is bigger than ever in America. He's been named best country male vocalist and his album voted best record of the year. It's country music's night of nights, but Australian star Keith Urban was on a stage all of his own. Right now we have an Australian hunk. On tour in Europe, he joined the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards via video link, first performing. # As days go by... # But that was just the beginning of a long night. And the winner is... Keith Urban. His record 'Be Here' Best Album of the Year. Oh, my God. I am blown away. I'm in Belfast, Ireland tonight, it's 1:40 in the morning. This is the best wake-up call I have ever had. And they kept coming. The 37-year-old also country's Top Male Vocalist. Everybody who goes out and buys a record and turns people onto us, thank you so much. The star, though voted one of country's sexiest men, played second fiddle to that other rocking cowboy, Tim McGraw, took out best single and best song. Gretchen Wilson won best new country artist and female vocalist of the year. The night working out too for Kenny Chesney. Just days after marrying actress Renee Zellweger, he was named country's Entertainer of the Year. In the United States, Leisa Goddard-Roles, Ten News. The weather's next and then it's 'Sports Tonight' with Leigh Diffey and Leigh, it seems this caffeine saga in sport just won't go away? Sandra, that's right. It's the hot topic at the moment and we'll have more reaction to it shortly. Plus - we talk with Port Adelaide skipper Matthew Primus on the collapse of the premiers. Plus - the State rugby league teams count down to Origin I. There's only a week to go. And Kostya's at the zoo before heading to England.

And you can save big and win big with our Birthday Cash Jackpot. There's a total of $150,000 in prizes. gets you an entry form. like 9 pack Softly toilet tissue, pink print: 250g Nescafe - Espresso, Mild Roast or Blend 43: With Franklins' Birthday Cash Jackpot. Wait here, darling, I'll be right back. This program is captioned live. And just before we go a quick look at tomorrow's weather. The Bureau's tipping a mostly sunny day for Cairns, possible showers around Brisbane, definitely more showers for Sydney, it'll be mostly fine for Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne and Adelaide, showers in Perth but sunny in the Alice and Darwin. And that's the latest from the Ten News centre. 'Sports Tonight' with Leigh Diffey is next. I'm Sandra Sully - from the Late News team, goodnight. by the Australian Caption Centre. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au