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Good night. A family's distress - who killed a Sydney cabbie 3.5 years jail for the teenage girls, they should be caged. They're like animals - three children heading home Reunited - with their father. after six weeks on the run

it's good that they're back. It's good, a spectacular backflip WorkChoice changes - workplace reforms. to soften the Government's minister who listens to people. What this proves is that I'm a prime And time's running out - for the Qantas takeover. less than an hour to the deadline

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is furious The family of a Sydney cabbie who killed him after the teenage girls were jailed for just 3.5 years. by two 14-year-olds Youbert Hormozi was beaten who'd been drinking and taking drugs. He later died of a heart attack.

a review of the sentence. The Government's already requested

Melina Hormozi's dad is dead. at their sentence, As his 14-year-old killers smirked the talking outside to her mum. Melina shook uncontrollably and left they should be caged. They're like animals - harsh enough or long enough A sentence that's going to be to pay for what they've done. A year ago, at 2:00 in the morning,

were walking the streets - the Grade 9 girls between them They'd consumed 32 standard drinks

Youbert Hormozi's cab. when they got in and the girls attacked. He insisted they pay, Melina's dad were only moderate - The wounds inflicted upon but Mr Hormozi wasn't well. no broken bones or brain damage - and had a heart condition. He was half-paralysed

Judge Peter McClellan found: Judge McClellan recognised the sentence is not adequate, some in the community may feel and complex task, but although it was a difficult have been balanced and justice met. he stressed competing interests just the girls who are responsible. But Anna Hormozi believes it's not right along there with them Their parents should be with their kids. serving their sentence Betheney Jensen, National Nine News. of a heartbreaking custody dispute Three children at the centre are tonight heading home to Brisbane with their mother. after being reunited with their father six weeks ago, The children disappeared Police in Tasmania yesterday. but were handed over to Federal

and the children were whisked away. A final hug needed it more than anyone else. It was beautiful to hug her and she Tilly said to me, "My daddy". it was a bitter blow. For their father I'm really sad for them. Philippa Yelland, Last night, their mother, to take custody. arrived in Launceston I just want to get to my children. at the Launceston Police Station. The trio was handed back to her

want to get them to bed. C'mon, I just and a little bewildered, Looking tired and 7-year-old Barney 10-year-old Bokkie, Matilda, 9, spent the night at a local hotel. A long day, huh? a very long day. It's been a long day, This afternoon they arrived in Sydney Brisbane home. bound for their mother's to the waiting media. Ms Yelland saying little with your ex-husband? Have you spoken

You right there? by fugitive father Murray Robertson National Nine News was contacted with his children after he spent six weeks on the run following an access visit. Australian Federal Police Working with the handover to authorities. we brokered the children's he will see his children again. Mr Robertson doesn't know when I haven't a clue. I wish it was tonight.

now plans to seek legal advice Murray Robertson to see his kids. as to the options open to him

organise a lobby group, He also wants to protect the rights of children which he says will involved in custody disputes. National Nine News. In Launceston, Simon Bouda, a search is under way in Blacktown In breaking news, who went missing from his school. for a 6-year-old boy was nowhere to be seen, Mayzin Abagodah at Blacktown South Primary when his mother arrived this afternoon. to pick him up just after 3:00 to call 000 immediately. Anyone who sees him is urged voters will not believe Labor Leader Kevin Rudd claims

on industrial relations the Prime Minister's about-face is genuine. is planning another But the Federal Government

advertising campaign expensive taxpayer-funded to sell the changed policy. industrial relations laws Protesters against the Government's were making themselves heard

Melbourne office this morning... outside the Prime Minister's (All chant) Howard hurts families! ..while at a news conference inside,

any gold medal Olympic gymnast John Howard was performing a backflip would have been proud of. Mr Howard announced a major softening With an election looming, WorkChoices legislation. of his unpopular

I am a prime minister What this proves is that who listens to people's concerns. And listens to the opinion polls. As of Sunday night, to Australian workplace agreements a new "fairness test" will apply less than $75,000 a year to ensure workers earning or other entitlements, are compensated, either with money allowances, holiday pay or overtime. for trading away penalty rates, shift

of the Government It was never the intention for these to be traded off that it might become the norm without adequate compensation. four months before an election He suddenly turns turtle and expects people to believe that. Give us a break! What he's actually done is admit that these laws are unfair, that they hurt working families, that take-home pay's been cut.

In effect, Mr Howard has reinstated the "no disadvantage" test abolished when WorkChoices was introduced.

As a political manoeuvre, it's on a par with his dramatic U-turn on petrol excise when he was in danger of losing the 2001 election. As the Prime Minister seized the initiative, the architect of the anti-WorkChoices campaign, ACTU Secretary Greg Combet, was bailing out, confirming he'll become a federal MP in the safe NSW seat of Charlton. Laurie Oakes, National Nine News. The Federal Government has promised to cover any penalty payments if it asks Cricket Australia to cancel the team's tour of Zimbabwe. The Australians could be fined $2 million by the International Cricket Council if the tour doesn't go ahead. It's an important night for the future of our national carrier,

with the deadline fast approaching

for investors to approve the takeover of Qantas.

A consortium led by Macquarie Bank needs 50% of shareholders to keep the bid alive. The doors close on the Qantas takeover bid in just under an hour. At the stand-by counter, waiting, Airline Partners Australia, owned by Macquarie Bank, Allco and US private equity firm Texas Pacific. Their ticket price is no cheapie - $11 billion - but not enough to ensure all big shareholders get on board. The fund managers out there are becoming increasingly reluctant

to cave in at the first bid from private equity. Today APA told the stock market it owns 34% of Qantas. If it does not get to 50% by 7:00pm, the takeover is off. If they pass that mark,

then they have two weeks to grab 70% of the airline's shares. The takeover, backed by the Qantas board, has been criticised by unions, shareholders and analysts. I suspect that many members of that board will resign because they will feel that the shareholders don't have confidence. I just think the airline - the national carrier - having all that debt strapped to it may not necessarily be a good thing down the track.

National Nine News today spoke with senior fund managers holding the balance of power and it is expected in the next hour they will hand over enough shares

to keep the takeover bid alive. The result won't be known until later this evening

and won't be announced to the market for several days. Ross Greenwood, National Nine News. Police have joined the appeal for information While most 82-year-olds are enjoying their retirement, one is still hard at work saving lives and property. Jack Mullins was today honoured for more than 50 years of service as a firefighter. In the world of firefighting, Jack Mullins is a living legend. After 51 years putting out blazes, there's still plenty of fire left in the belly of this veteran volunteer.

It wasn't because I had a tremendous love of fires. I hated the bloody things! In the 1950s, when fire threatened the small village of Terrey Hills,

its residents were forced to act. Jack even enlisted the help of his son. Later on, I dragged his nibs in with me when he was about 12 years old because I needed everyone I could get. Greg Mullins is now the State Fire Brigades Commissioner. Because we lived over the road from the station, we'd do a lot of night-time call-outs, so it was Dad and I on an old 1942 Chevy Blitz, chugging along. It's International Firefighters Day,

a perfect opportunity to honour Jack's five decades of dedication. Jack Mullins plays down his value to the Terrey Hills brigade these days, but talk to his mates and they'll tell you he's a mine of information. If it's not written in the training manual, they turn to Jack. Leading a team on fire trails, Jack would lift up the leg of his trousers

and detect the draught of approaching blazes. That's when he'd give the order to backburn. If you could empty his head out in some way and put it in a book,

it'd be excellent.

Jack's not ready to hang up his helmet just yet.

There could always be another devastating fire just around the corner. Shaun Fewings, National Nine News.

The State's police dogs will now be wearing very similar protection to their human colleagues. The Government's providing 40 new stab-resistant vests for canines. They are used in circumstances where they could be attacked, where they could be injured and this is a preventative measure. The roll-out follows a successful trial of the vests last year, initiated after a police dog was stabbed in 2004. The ultimate surf label has been showing off its wares at Australian Fashion Week. The designers at KSUBI take their inspiration from the streets and have been rewarded with a cult following worldwide.

She is Erin Wasson, this year's hot model. She's wearing post-apocalyptic neo-crypto grunge goth - I think. Anyway, it's this year's headline contribution from KSUBI, the Manly surfing boys who started with torn jeans and rats on the runway some years ago and are now so cool they're hot - here, in Europe and America.

KSUBI hasn't lost touch with its beach foundations, though - backpacks for your board wax, giant hoodies for the days when the big southerly comes up. Lots, too, for the grungy club kids, including the obligatory political comment. The running controversy over stick-thin models came to a full stop with Hallican boodies swimwear, finer and fuller figures

with the shape of Australian beach life next summer. An awful lot of people wanted what she's having... ..and an awful lot liked what lay underneath. The label is Romance is Born - and a lot of it lived up to the name. Right at the end of the long week, some of the best.

Take a note, Miss Jones. Peter Harvey, National Nine News. In the news ahead - a drunken low point for 'The Hoff'. And America's rush to see the Queen. It was great. It was wonderful.

Sophie Delezio has been proudly showing off the giant strides she's made in her recovery. The burns survivor left her wheelchair this morning

as part of Walk Safely to School Day. RON DELEZIO: Are you going to introduce me to your friends again? Yeah. I think you know Saffron. Tomorrow, it's exactly one year since Sophie was hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing - the second major accident of her short life. The Queen has begun a visit to the United States, which will include a celebration to mark the foundation of England's first settlement in America.

So popular is Queen Elizabeth that 29,000 people applied for front-row spots for her walkabout. The Governor set up an "etiquette hotline" advising concerned callers not to touch Her Majesty, and to address her as Ma'am. It was great, it was absolutely wonderful.

I'm such a dork - I almost started crying I was so excited. It's 16 years since Queen Elizabeth's last visit -

this trip is to commemorate the first English settlement in the US at Jamestown, Virginia. This 400th anniversary marks a moment to recognise the deep friendship

which exists between our two countries.

A keen racing fan, Her Majesty will attend the Kentucky Derby before travelling to Washington for a State dinner. Americans may have fought to become a republic but they didn't overthrow their fascination for the monarchy - the Queen's every move makes headlines, even down to the number of hats she packed for the trip. Lots - a bevy of bonnets

for a long weekend in the colonies. In the US, Leila McKinnon, National Nine News. One of America's leading presidential contenders, Barack Obama, has been given Secret Service protection

much earlier than usual for election candidates. It's still nine months until voting and Obama is not even the guaranteed Democrat candidate. The protection was requested without revealing any particular threat. The actor David Hasselhoff has allowed the world to see him at one of his lowest moments - videotaped by his daughter when he was heavily drunk. 16-year-old Taylor is pleading with her father to give up alcohol. GIRL: Dad, you promise me you're not going to get alcohol tonight, OK? What? Do you promise me you're not going to get alcohol tonight? OK? Trying to fight the booze, he told his children to tape him if he got drunk again and make it public. He claims the tape has now shamed him sober. I'm going to stop.

Promise? Nope. Yes? Good. Paris Hilton is at risk of a 45-day jail term when she faces court tomorrow on driving charges.

Hilton has been caught driving unlicensed twice after losing it for drink driving. She claims she didn't realise she was banned from the road.

Prosecutors believe jail time will help her understand the road laws.

Ken with sport next and two of the coaches involved in tonight's league double-header join you live. Plus the State of Origin fall-out from last night's City-Country game.

Also, Ben Cousins comes clean and says sorry. I'm sorry I have disappointed many people who have supported me. And just when you think YOU'VE had a bad day...

So busted! Franklins has price-busted 10-pack Nabisco Oreo Wafer Sticks:

Look for this and other Price Busters!

Only at Franklins.

Tonight's league double-header features Souths against the Broncos and the Panthers take on the Dragons. First of all, from Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Rabbitohs' coach Jason Taylor joins us live.

I'm wondering whether the team got

over the loss to the Warriors the

other day? We have to. There's

another game on tonight. It's come

around quickly for us. It's always

good to get a short week after a

disapointing loss like that one. We

need to do what we did last week

for 75 minutes and play better for

the last five and give ourselves a

chance tonight. Is David Peachey

playing? He hasn't made it. He

hasn't made it. Champion will take

his spot for the first time in

first grade for Beau this year.

He's played games there in the past.

Thank you for joining us and best

of luck tonight. Now joining me

from Jubilee, Nathan Brown. And

Nathan, tell me, the battle of the

Nathan, tell me, the battle of the

desperates, what's innews tonight?

Good news is Matt Cooper is playing,

Ryles, Head and Young are playing.

It will definitely help our younger

players out. You're going to have

to milk the home ground advantage

tonight? It would be nice. The

thing for us is as a group, we need

to work really hard as a group and having experienced blokes

having experienced blokes in key

positions, we can build a bit more

pressure and take a bit more

advantage of what our young

forwards are doing. I'd hate to be

one of the losing coaches tonight?

It will be a tough day tomorrow.

But the two of us can handle it. In other league news, Preston Campbell is sweating on a scan tomorrow which will determine if he's out for four weeks or four months

after he injured his knee. Normally light on his feet, Preston Campbell went down without a hand being laid on him.

He was floored by a commentator's jinx. COMMENTATOR: C'mon, Preston, get in there! Deliver some magic! Campbell's representative coach was full of praise today.

He's just such a tough little competitor - he hurt that about 6-7 minutes before the end of the game and didn't really tell anyone.

The battle for the State of Origin halfback spot was a fizzer - Brett Kimmorley, a loser by knockout against an out-of-form Craig Gower. But that wasn't on his clouded mind today. I'm not too worried about it. Obviously, it's an unpreventable sort of injury. The real halfback winner last night was Manly's Matt Orford and he watched the game on TV. He can win a NSW spot with good club form over the next couple of weeks and he's a recognised goal kicker - something the Blues may need. Robbie Farrah laid his claims to be the back-up hooker and half with a first-rate game. I've confidence in my own game and I think my game's a lot better now than it was two years ago. At the Tigers I think I show my versatility, so I'll be more than confident if I was thrown into any of those positions. And Braith Anasta did enough to win the five-eighth position. It was an important game for me

and I thought I did a pretty good job. Didn't get much ball in the first half, but I thought I went alright in the second half, so I was happy with the way I went. Danny Weidler, National Nine News.

Disgraced AFL star Ben Cousins has finally broken his silence six weeks after being suspended for drug use. Reading a prepared statement with the aid of an autocue, it was hardly the heartfelt apology many had been hoping for.

I apologise to the West Coast Eagles Football Club, sponsors, the AFL

and the community for my actions. I am sorry that I have disappointed many people who have supported me in the past. Cousins says he will continue to receive treatment

and doesn't know when he'll play again.

League legend Garry Jack says being told his son Kieren had been selected in the Swans team was as exciting as getting his first Test jumper. Kieren makes his debut against the Kangaroos tomorrow night and his proud dad is making the trip to Melbourne for the occasion. Probably have a tear in the eye and, yeah, we'll be waving him on and we'll probably ride every tackle. 19-year-old Kieren was promoted onto the Swans senior list only this week. Hawaiian surfing brothers Bruce and Andy Irons were a wipe-out double-act in the warm-up to Tahiti's Billabong Pro, which begins tomorrow. Bruce was flying on one leg, but on the very next wave he got totally 'ironed' out. WHOOPING VOICES Older brother Andy was being turbo-charged through a massive wave when he too came to grief.

WHOOPING CONTINUES Both escaped injury. After the break - the CommSec Finance report,

Jayne with the weekend weather details, then Peter Harvey's Last Word.

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To finance now and on the markets, Qantas was slightly weaker

on uncertainty about the takeover. Now here's Jaynie and how's the weekend looking? Mark, an outstanding weekend coming up. But for today, more of that unseasonable heat. It was Parramatta's warmest morning in 38 years,

and the city's warmest in 65 years - tops in the high 20s all round. It's now 23. Our extremely warm weather is from northerly winds,

also affecting much of Queensland with a fine night for the NRL at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. A vicious front has been charging across Tasmania with storm-force winds and showers. Tomorrow - we'll see another front zoom across Tasmania,

with a few splashes for the western slopes and Snowies of NSW. In the last 24 hours we saw up to 30mm for the NSW and Victorian alps

Tomorrow - there'll be early showers for Melbourne, Hobart

Adelaide and Perth. The all-clear for Darwin, Canberra and Sydney. A sunny Saturday with light westerly winds, turning east-north-easterly by the afternoon. But on the land it's up to 27 degrees for Penrith, 25 for the city and tonight will be cooler! Sunday - another 25 for the city, but only about 24 in the west.

Light winds and clear skies if you are heading to the NRL! The next chance of rain will be Wednesday, hopefully continuing for the rest of next week. But for tonight's NRL match at Kogarah,

a perfect night, with no rain, Mark. Now here's Peter Harvey with the Last Word. This is not a pretty story, but it must be told -

two 14-year-old girls - schoolgirls, grade niners -

are prowling the streets one night about a year ago. Both are seriously affected by drugs and alcohol. They catch a cab. The driver insists they pay, so they attack him and kill him. Today, they sat in court and grinned as a judge sentenced them to 3.5 years jail for manslaughter.

People get more for fraud. The girls say they come from troubled homes.

The judge says he had to reach a balanced finding. What price the cabbie's life in that balance? What price his family's loss and grief? And what appalling message does that sentence send?! Before we go, some good news on the missing school boy we reported earlier - police say he's just been found. That's National Nine News for this Friday.

I'm Mark Ferguson. Hope you have a great weekend. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. Claims the family at the centre of a custody dispute has links to a cult. 'Baywatch' star David Hasselhoff filmed drunk by his daughter. The truckie who went too far and the mum who fought back. And your votes are in on Australia's best comedy act. This program is captioned live. Hello. I'm Tracy Grimshaw. Welcome to A Current Affair, coming to you from Melbourne. Also tonight - Brady's Bunch - the mystery of a giant panther. And how to make a seachange that works. But first - the family torn apart in that bitter custody dispute. Tonight - Philippa Yelland and her children Bokkie, Matilda and Barney - are together in Sydney after seven weeks apart. They were reunited in Launceston last night after her ex-husband, Murray Robertson, agreed to hand them over. But now there are claims the family is linked to a religious cult. Nick Coe has the latest. He's probably Australia's most reviled father. Seven weeks since Murray Robertson fled NSW with his three children, he farewells them through a car window... I love you. ..not knowing when, or even if, he'll see them again. Murray, is that a hard moment for you? It's probably harder for the kids. They're being taken away from the centre of their life. Always been the centre of their life. Denied by the courts. On the run for well over a month before the Family Court released his image and that of 10-year-old Bokkie, Matilda, nine and Barney, aged seven. Their mother, Philippa Yelland, went public

in a desperate bid to get them back. She'd last seen them on March 16 before a weekend access visit by her ex-husband. Overnight, they were gone. They're very affectionate children and warm and loving and so I think they'd be missing me. They said things, for example, when a police car drove past us, "Oh, I hope they didn't recognise us."

But on Wednesday, after weeks spent camping and staying with friends in Tasmania, he realised he was the target of a nationwide manhunt. Murray Robertson knew the game was up.