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This is Ten's Early News. Good morning. I'm Bill Woods. This Tuesday - Australia's agony. from the World Cup whistle Five seconds out a penalty hands Italy victory. They cheer. While we jeer.

Quick weather check: business and finance news Now with our first look at the day's here's Kath Robinson.

Stocks on Wall Street have risen boosted investor confidence. after several corporate acquisitions

is over Australia's World Cup dream run disappointing of fashions. but in the most Having done us so proud in the final seconds it came down to a penalty for Italy to win 1-nil. Mark Viduka's men bravely marched on. With King Harry on crutches and put their best foot forward. They held strong Australia's best first-half chance Scott Chipperfield created just on 30 minutes. In the 50th minute to silence Australia backfired Mattarazza's attempt

put Italy down to 10 men. when his tackle on Marco Bresciano and Italy bolsterd its defence The penalty went wide cramping Australia's attack. And with seconds remaining... sealed the deal. ..Italy's number on star

to go out in the fashion we did. It's very disappointing because we were so close We are very disappointed the way they played. but I can be proud Kieran Toohey Ten News. converged on Kaiserslautern Australian fans once again make history. determined to see the Socceroos

they'd got tickets to the game. Many finding out just one day ago is in Germany. Ten Reporter Frank Coletta after a game like that? What can you say

It was absolutely heartbreaking. A

never match ending in aim referee

controversy. It was a dubious

penalty. Absolute drama. I guess

that's why they call it the beautiful

game. It is crawl and kind. We are

not being it to be too beautiful at

the moment. I still can't believe the

fairy-tale is

fairy-tale is over. It was an amazing

ride. We have done it through a lot ride. We have done it

of it controversy right up until the bitter

bitter end. The supporters have been

amazing today. Others in the middle

of them up today and they did not sit

down for all of two howlers. They had

seats but they did not sit down. The

the national anthem game you chills up

the bag. We are disappointed here. We

live to fight another day.

There was an air and excitement but

ultimately ended in disappointment.

Thousands were at Lions sides. No

matter who you went for matter who you went for everyone row matter who you went for everyone

did the same rollercoaster. Flares

made their usual appearance. The

Italian community does have cause to

celebrate. Many believe we are still celebrate. Many believe we are still

winners Palin made it that far.

a 27-year-old man Police in Perth are hunting murdered in a shopping centre toilet. after an an 8-year-old girl was what he calls The Prime Minister has held

with Indonesia's President. a direct but friendly meeting asylum seekers dominating the talks. The issues of terrorism and change the subject to football. When there's tension in the air, to qualify for the World Cup It's 30 years since we got in than many people thought. and we went a little further was heavier going, But the substance of the meeting so strained over recent months, after all, relations have been

on the brink of cancellation. this meeting has been asylum seekers issue, On the West Papuan Mr Howard reassured the President of giving any encouragement Australia has no intention

to the separatist movement. does not wish to see My Government Australia used as a staging post. of radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, On the controversial early release President Yudhoyono said with Australian anguish he sympathised but the law was the law. over the Bali bombings, he was serving his term in jail He was prosecuted, he was judged, of the punishment, based on our law, and after the completion he has to be released. and heads to China Mr Howard now leaves Indonesia

of the first shipment of LNG where he will witness the arrival from the north-west shelf. Greg Turnbull, Ten News. have put aside their differences France and Australia and are sitting down with 14 other nations to discuss the Pacific region. The Oceania summit in Paris

stability and climate change. is looking at economic and political three years ago Australia boycotted the meeting in the Pacific. because of French nuclear tests Alexander Downer says But Foreign Affairs Minister involvement in the region. Australia is now happy with France's Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Newlyweds for their Pacific island honeymoon. have jetted out of Sydney

mansion under the cover of darkness, The couple left Nicole's harbour-side the flight to either Fiji or Tahiti. before boarding her private jet for relaxing with friends and family The two spent most of yesterday by the massive public interest. at a plush city hotel, unaffected overwhelmed by the public's support. In fact her publicist says Nicole was It's also been revealed on Sunday night. she wept on the way to the chapel has come out of his coma Jockey Shane Dye in Hong Kong. following Sunday's dramatic race fall Dye underwent emergency surgery to reduce pressure on his brain. by the other jockey He was visited soon after who'd fallen in the incident. flew from Sydney yesterday The 39-year-old's son and first wife to be at his bedside. has hit again The Brisbane Lions injury curse Chris Johnson with All Australian defender facing surgery on his groin. for at least two months, Johnson will be out of forward Jonathan Brown while the troublesome hip failed a fitness test last week. just didn't enable you to think that What he did on Thursday and Saturday a week later, he's going to be able to play you're stopping the recovery. and then the concern is has accepted a reprimand And Kangaroo Daniel Harris

for striking Carlton's Eddie Betts. for striking off the ball. So too team-mate Josh Gibson and Maroons centre Justin Hodges To rugby league, three after failing a fitness test. was last night ruled out of Origin Penrith's Rhys Wesser has been called into the side to play on the wing. South of the border the Blues made some surprising selections. For the first time Penrith's Craig Gower will partner Mark Gasnier in the halves, the international centre named as five-eighth with just a handful of games in the position behind him. In a perfect world everyone would like to have a lot of preparation time going into things

but it's done now, it's picked and I'm excited about it. I'll run the side around the park and give Gaz the ball when he wants it and hopefully it'll work well. Paul Gallen will make his Origin debut. Ben Hornby back in blue. Matt Cooper and Luke O'Donnel return from injuries. Brent Tait moves into the centres, partnering Josh Hannay, who's been fighting for a spot in the Cowboy's side for most of this season.

It's probably a little left of field and it's certainly not a first for Queensland. Raiders full-back Clinton Schifcofske was named in the Maroons squad for the first time since 2002. Sometimes you give up.

Rob Canning Ten News. Time now for finance and a big takeover for the Australian steel industry? OneSteel has agreed to purchase smaller rival Smorgan Steel for $1.6 billion.

Under the scheme of arrangement Smorgan shareholders will receive nine OneSteel shares for every 22 Smorgan shares they hold. The deal will be closely scrutinised by the competition watchdog, still the market cheered the news, pushing Onesteel shares around 3% higher but Smorgan stock soared 32%. And Rupert Murdoch has called for an open playing field in the media sector. The media mogul has called on the Government to tear up its proposed changes to media laws. Mr Murdoch says the Government should introduce radical new laws or none at all. He wants the media industry to be made fair for everyone. Mr Murdoch made the comments while being honoured as Australia's most influential person of all time. Now for a look at the national weather -

And now a look at some of today's headlines -

Police investigate a shocking murder at a Perth shopping centre. More details when Ten's Early News returns.

This program is captioned live. Welcome back to Ten's Early News. This morning - Australia's World Cup travesty. The Socceroos denied a round of eight berth after conceding this controversial penalty. Italian fans rejoice but back home looks of despair from those who thought we could go all the way. Even in Indonesia, the PM expressed regret. His focus now on mending strained relations with the country. And a manhunt under way in Perth after an 8-year-old girl was found murdered in a shopping centre toilet. Time for another update on the markets, here's Kath.

Stocks on Wall street have risen after several corporate acquisitions boosted investor confidence. If you haven't heard Australia's World Cup is over thanks to a penalty in the final seconds of play. Now this is what unfolded for Italy to win 1-nil. Harry Kewell took no part in the game which officially ends Guus Hiddink's term as Australia coach.

As you can imagine the Italians were

absolutely ecstatic. The Australians

not so pleased. Disappointment was a

dirty word here. Australians happy

that they got so far. We that they got so far. We caught up

with the New South Wales premier with the New South Wales premier he

once ate parade for the team.

once ate parade for the team. The

Premier Sears they

Premier Sears they should Premier Sears they should be a parade in

The P Eyre says the team has done

what no Australian team what no Australian team has done

before them. Those penalties are before them. Those penalties are very

hard to keep out he said. He wishes

the Italians well for the final.

It's a shopping centre like any other in Australia. But this precinct, in Perth's south-east, was the scene of chilling murder. An 8-year-old girl, her 14-year-old brother and their uncle were shopping together yesterday afternoon. But she never did come out. After looking in the car park for the little girl, they soon returned to the toilets where the 14-year-old brother gave chase to a suspicious looking man who was walking out of the disabled cubicle. The fact that that was the only toilet block and the way that he was behaving. He seemed excited and he chased off after him. The man got away after a chase through the shopping mall. The brother ran back into the disabled toilet where he found the naked body of his sister, murdered. Police are looking for a 27-year-old man with blond hair, of a chubby to muscular build, around 181cm tall.

Hugo Ward Ten News.

The Prime Minister has held what he calls a direct but friendly meeting with Indonesia's leader. President Yudhoyono remaining committed to the battle against terrorism despite the early release of radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. He was prosecuted, he was judged, he was serving his term in jail and after the completion of the punishment, based on our law, he has to be released. Mr Howard also stressing Australia won't encourage the separatist movement in West Papua. East Timor is facing another political challenge as its government attempts to find a new prime minister. Mari Alkatiri handing in his resignation after losing the support of key cabinet ministers and the people. East Timor's political paralysis has mobilised the masses,

the loudest voices demanding a leadership change,

that call answered by Mari Alkatiri, who is finally stepping down as the country's Prime Minister, his position becoming untenable following the resignation of two key ministers and the threat more would follow. Assuming my own share of responsibility for the crisis affecting our country, determined not to contribute to any deepening of the crisis, I declare I'm ready to resign from my position of Prime Minister. Mr Alkatiri's government sparked weeks of violence

after it sacked 600 from East Timor's army. The embattled leader then failed to rein in the murder and mayhem, Mr Alkatiri also implicated in a plot to eliminate his political opponents. It's now hoped his capitulation will bring calm to the streets of Dili. John Howard urging the East Timorese to quickly fill the leadership vacuum. I want the issue of who governs in East Timor resolved as soon as possible. 11 men will appear in court today over Sunday's fatal shoot-out between a gang and police in South Africa. Four police officers and eight gang members were killed in the gunfire which erupted after the police followed robbery suspects to a home near Johannesburg. 14 people were arrested.

Three were released overnight. AK47 assault rifles were among weapons recovered from the scene. For thousands of Socceroo supporters in Germany it's the end of a fairytale World Cup campaign. Ten reporter Frank Coletta joins us now from Kaiserslautern. Good morning Frank. All the Aussie fans there must be distraught.

There were plenty of tears after that

disaster it in the last seconds. The

but if you look a highly the Aussies

are mixing with the Italians. We

are mixing with the Italians. We are good

good sports. The fans were in a fine

voice all the way through the match.

I was in the middle of the green I was in the middle of the green and

gold army I spent the match with

them. The way the national anthem reverberated send shivers down

reverberated send shivers down the

spine. Technically we played well spine. Technically we played well it

was a crawl way to be not about. We

were the better team but we are going out. They

out. They found a way to win and we

did not. At the end of the did not. At the end of the day you

have to stick the ball in the back of

a the at net. Every match having some

controversy. There are very Celt is over.

It's the moment all jockeys fear - a clip of the heels and Shane Dye's world came crashing down. This pile up at Hong Kong's Sha Tin Racecourse left Dye motionless on the track. At first conscious, he fell into a coma and was rushed to hospital, emergency surgery performed to relieve pressure on his brain.

I think three years ago he broke his back - it was around then - and that was pretty bad, but this one, I think, is a lot worse. Fellow jockey Anthony Del Pesh, who was unhurt in the fall, visited Dye after his operation. He's got a lot of tubes in his mouth and everything else, but he's fine. He wrote to me and spoke to me, he's OK. It's the third heavy fall in Dye's spectacular career, which includes four consecutive Golden Slipper victories,

the 1995 Cox Plate aboard Octagonal, but his proudest moment - guiding Tawriffic first past the post in the 1989 Melbourne Cup. A wet start for Wimbledon with less than an hour's play on the opening day. It was just enough time for defending champion Roger Federer

to cruise through the first set against rising French star Richard Gasquet 6-3. Playing her first Wimbledon in five years, Martina Hingis also pocketed a quick set from Olga Savchuk before the covers came out.

The heavens opening before any Aussies had a chance to take to the grass. Finance news and one of the world's richest men to give away billions?

The world's second richest man has spoken for the first time about plans to donate billions of his own money to charity. Warren Buffett says he'll give away US$42-billion, that's nearly AUS$60-billion to five chartiable foundations. Mr Buffett plans to give the largest contribution to his good friend Bill Gates' charities,

who earlier this month stood down from Microsoft to focus on charity work. Looking at the weather picture for today - Australia's World Cup run ends in the cruelest of ways.

The details when Ten's Early News returns.

What do you want from your supermarket? They know me at the supermarket now. (Laughs) Coles is listening. Really listening. So of their 2,000 specials every week,

the biggest discounts are on the products that really matter.

This program is captioned live. Good morning. I'm Bill Woods. This is Ten's Early News. This Tuesday - Australia's agony. Five seconds out from the World Cup whistle a penalty hands Italy victory. They cheer. While we jeer.

Quick weather check: Now business and finance news here's Kath Robinson.

US stocks boosted on the back of corporate deals.

Australia's World Cup dream run is over but in the most disappointing of fashions. Having done us so proud it came down to a penalty in the final seconds for Italy to win 1-nil. With King Harry on crutches Mark Viduka's men bravely marched on. They held strong and put their best foot forward. Scott Chipperfield created Australia's best first-half chance

just on 30 minutes. In the 50th minute Mattarazza's attempt to silence Australia backfired when his tackle on Marco Bresciano put Italy down to 10 men. The penalty went wide and Italy bolsterd its defence cramping Australia's attack.

And with seconds remaining...

..Italy's number on star sealed the deal. It's very disappointing to go out in the fashion we did. We are very disappointed because we were so close

but I can be proud the way they played. Kieran Toohey Ten News. Ten reporter Allan Raskall is in Federation Square, Melbourne. Were the crowds well behaved?

30,000 people packed the 30,000 people packed the Melbourne's

fly it. Crowds were well behaved.

There were some amino minor

skirmishes. There were few arrests.

Police cars were vandalised.

Bail at the turnout was great. The

Italians had a big night. There were

20 there are some people in Walton Street. Standing room

Street. Standing room only. The Street. Standing room only. The last

five seconds simultaneously elated

Italian fans and destroyed Australian

fans. Australia is proud of the Socceroos.

Police in Perth are hunting a 27-year-old man after an an 8-year-old girl was murdered in a shopping centre toilet. It would appear to be random but we can't say at this stage. Police are seeking a 27-year-old man with blond hair

who was seen leaving the crime scene. The Prime Minister has held what he calls

a direct but friendly meeting with Indonesia's leader. President Yudhoyono remaining committed to the battle against terrorism despite the early release of radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. He was prosecuted, he was judged, he was serving his term in jail and after the completion of the punishment, based on our law, he has to be released.

Mr Howard also stressing

Australia won't encourage the separatist movement in West Papua. Australia has joined 16 nations from the Pacific

to discuss the future of the region. Our Foreign Affairs Minister has already indicated he won't be stampeded into greenhouse gas protocols. Three years ago we weren't interested in discussing the Pacific region with France.

Then Australia boycotted the Oceania summit over French nuclear testing. Now Foreign Affairs Minister, Alexander Downer,

has joined Oacific heavyweights to discuss economic and environmental issues for the region.

France still has ties to three island nations. Global warning is one of their concerns. But Australia has already indicated that the Kyoto protocol on green house gas emissions is not high on its agenda.

This argument about the Kyoto protocol is an argument about nothing compared to the efforts that should be made to address the core problems of climate change. The Federal Government maintains rash action on gas emissions would threaten local industry. It's not going to be solved by destroying the economies of the developing world

The Brisbane Lions' injury curse has hit again with All Australian defender Chris Johnson facing surgery on his groin.

Johnson will be out for at least two months, while the troublesome hip of forward Jonathan Brown

failed a fitness test last week. What he did on Thursday and Saturday just didn't enable you to think that he's going to be able to play a week later, and then the concern is you're stopping the recovery. And Kangaroo Daniel Harris has accepted a reprimand for striking Carlton's Eddie Betts. So too team-mate Josh Gibson for striking off the ball. To rugby league, and Maroons centre Justin Hodges was last night ruled out of Origin III after failing a fitness test. Penrith's Rhys Wesser has been called into the side to play on the wing. South of the border the Blues made some surprising selections. For the first time Penrith's Craig Gower will partner Mark Gasnier in the halves, the international centre named as five-eighth with just a handful of games in the position behind him.

In a perfect world everyone would like to have a lot of preparation time going into things but it's done now, it's picked and I'm excited about it. I'll run the side around the park and give Gaz the ball when he wants it and hopefully it'll work well. Paul Gallen will make his Origin debut. Ben Hornby back in blue. Matt Cooper and Luke O'Donnel return from injuries. Brent Tait moves into the centres, partnering Josh Hannay, who's been fighting for a spot in the Cowboy's side for most of this season. It's probably a little left of field and it's certainly not a first for Queensland. Raiders full-back Clinton Schifcofske was named in the Maroons squad for the first time since 2002. Sometimes you give up. Rob Canning Ten News. Finance - Equipment rental company Emeco is planning one of the biggest initial public offerings of the year. The company is hoping to raise $1.1 billion selling around $450-million at as much as $2.50 each. The funds will be used to pay down debt and for future growth plans in both existing and new markets.

And a new survey has found that not paying your monthly phone bill is as serious as defaulting on mortgage repayment. The Dun and Bradstreet research shows that people who default on low value amounts or non bank credit are at a higher risk of defaulting on larger amounts, like mortgage repayments.

Dun and Bradstreet says such defaults are taken into account when loans are approved and can preclude a person from access to credit for up to five years. Now for a look at the national weather -

More details when Ten's Early News returns.

ON THE SATELLITE, THAT HIGH RIDGE REMAINS OVER OUR PART

OF THW WORLD... THE CENTRE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION - AND INTO THE TASMAN - LATER TODAY.

IN THE A-C-T, ANOTHER BRISK START TO THE DAY, FOG AND FROST CLEARING TO A FINE SUNNY DAY, AND A TOP OF 11.

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This program is captioned live. This morning - Australia's World Cup travesty. The Socceroos denied a round of eight berth after conceding this controversial penalty.

Italian fans rejoice but back home looks of despair

from those who thought we could go all the way. Even in Indonesia, the PM expressed regret. His focus now on mending strained relations with the country. And a manhunt under way in Perth after an 8-year-old girl was found murdered in a shopping centre toilet.

Australia's World Cup is over thanks to a penalty in the final seconds of play.

Harry Kewell took no part in the game which officially ends Guus Hiddink's term as Australia coach.

Heartbreak or not she the Socceroo

fans leave Germany with heads held

high. So where to now? We are still

getting to grips with the dreamer

being over. He will take charge

being over. He will take charge of

the Socceroos now? The coach walks away.

John Howard says, while disappointing,

Australians can take heart from the Socceroos' performance. Speaking from Indonesia, the PM said the players had done what no Australian team could do before them. Mr Howard wished the Italians well for the round of eight, acknowledging Australia's strong ethnic ties. Ten reporter Allan Raskall is in Melbourne.

Perth has been rocked by the murder of an 8-year-old girl in a shopping centre toilet. The girl's 14-year-old brother discovering her naked body during a family outing with their uncle. It's a shopping centre like any other in Australia. But this precinct, in Perth's south-east, was the scene of chilling murder. An 8-year-old girl, her 14-year-old brother and their uncle were shopping together yesterday afternoon.

The two family members and the child had gone into the toilets. But she never did come out.

After looking in the car park for the little girl, they soon returned to the toilets where the 14-year-old brother gave chase to a suspicious looking man who was walking out of the disabled cubicle. The fact that that was the only toilet block and the way that he was behaving. He seemed excited and he chased off after him.

The man got away after a chase through the shopping mall. The brother ran back into the disabled toilet where he found the naked body of his sister, murdered. Police are looking for a 27-year-old man with blond hair, of a chubby to muscular build, around 181cm tall. Hugo Ward Ten News. France and Australia have put aside their differences and are sitting down with 14 other nations to discuss the Pacific region. The Oceania summit in Paris is looking at economic and political stability and climate change. Australia boycotted the meeting three years ago because of French nuclear tests in the Pacific.

But Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer says Australia is now happy with France's involvement in the region. The Prime Minister has held what he calls a direct but friendly meeting with Indonesia's President.

The issues of terrorism and asylum seekers dominating the talks. When there's tension in the air, change the subject to football. It's 30 years since we got in to qualify for the World Cup and we went a little further than many people thought.

But the substance of the meeting was heavier going, after all, relations have been so strained over recent months,

this meeting has been on the brink of cancellation. On the West Papuan asylum seekers issue, Mr Howard reassured the President Australia has no intention of giving any encouragement to the separatist movement. My Government does not wish to see Australia used as a staging post. On the controversial early release of radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, President Yudhoyono said he sympathised with Australian anguish

over the Bali bombings, but the law was the law.

He was prosecuted, he was judged, he was serving his term in jail and after the completion of the punishment, based on our law, he has to be released. Mr Howard now leaves Indonesia and heads to China where he will witness the arrival of the first shipment of LNG

from the north-west shelf. Greg Turnbull, Ten News. The Brisbane Lions' injury curse has hit again with all Australian defender Chris Johnson facing surgery on his injured groin. Premiership defender Chris Johnson finally succumbing to groin problems and with surgery set for Wednesday he'll be out for at least two months. Adding yet more injury woes, the troublesome hip of one-time Brownlow Medal favourite Jonathan Brown failed a fitness test last week. What he did on Thursday and Saturday just didn't enable you to think that he's going to be able to play a week later, and then the concern is you're stopping the recovery. At Collingwood, Buckley refused to apologise for his crack at former team-mate Nick Davis. COMMENTATOR: I think Nathan Buckley is indicating to Nick Davis that, "You ducked your head, son."

There's a lot of mud gets thrown out on the footy field. I mean, it only hurts when it sticks, I suppose, but that's up to the individual that's receiving it on how they handle that. I get sledged every week. And the 'S' word - selfish - is creeping in at the Swans. On the night we, sort of, got to them little individual things and, sort of, started worrying about stuff like that, so that, sort of, it put us off our game and we're not a team that can rely on individuals to get us over the line. I think it just mainly comes down to

the 22 blokes have got to turn up for each other, not for themselves. In NRL news - Wests Tigers playmaker Benji Marshall will face nine months rehabilitation on his right shoulder.

The 21-year-old will have surgery next week but has been putting on a brave face. He just told me I hurt my shoulder. No, I'm right, mate. Parramatta's John Morris has signed a three year deal

to partner Marshall at the Tigers, beginning next year. A wet start for Wimbledon with less than an hour's play on the opening day. It was just enough time for defending champion Roger Federer to cruise through the first set against rising French star Richard Gasquet 6-3. Playing her first Wimbledon in five years,

Martina Hingis also pocketed a quick set from Olga Savchuk before the covers came out.

The heavens opening before any Aussies had a chance to take to the grass. Finance - As we reported yesterday Arcelor has agreed to a sweetened takeover offer from Mittal Steel in a deal worth around $50-billion. Mittal says it's confident it has the support of Arcelor shareholders despite the company saying

it would consider any other offer for the company. I am quite relaxed that we have the support of shareholders and that in June 30th they'll turn down the vote against the option which has been signed by the company before. Mittal's Chairman there. The tie-up will create a steel giant with around 10% of the global market share.

Looking at the weather picture for today - A quick recap of the morning's top stories. Australia's World Cup dream has ended at the hands of Italy. A penalty in the final five seconds the sticking point. John Howard laments the loss in Indonesia where he's working on mending Australia's ailing relationship with the country. And an 8-year-old girl found murdered in a shopping centre in Perth. A manhunt is underway.

And that's it for Ten Early News this morning. I'm Bill Woods, bye for now. And I'm Kath Robinson, have a great day. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au