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Live. On the run and dangerous

- NSW police widen the search

for the State's most wanted

man. On the move - the number

of people looking for of people looking for work goes

up. Losing control - Syria's

President denies ordering a

shoot to kiln policy. No Government in the Government in the world kill its people unlessuts led by

crazy person. A date which

will live in infamy, 7

December, 1941. And thinning

ranks remember a surprise attack that started attack

attack that started war in the

ABC News Pacific. Hello and welcome to

ABC News across Australia. I'm

market, caution is the word. Ros Childs. On the local share Ros Childs. On

Investors seem to be waiting

for the European debt summit, that's tomorrow. The All

Ordinaries is down just over 14

points, Nikkei is lower, Dow

Jones ended up and the

Australian Dollar falling to

102 US cents. More finance

later. The hunt for the most

wanted man stepped up after he allegedly

shot a policeman yesterday.

Malcolm John Naden is wanted

over the disappearance of a

cousin and the murder of the girlfriend of another cousin.

He's been on the run since

2005. Reporter Ben Worsley is

at search headquarters in

northern NSW. Police are

throwing everything at this,

Ben? Ros, they certainly are. They won't say precisely how

many officers are involved or

how many divisions of NSW

police are involved in this

search but it fair to say there

are scores of officers combing the hills around this area.

We're standing at the command

centre which is the memorial

hall of the township just five

minutes ago two four-wheel

drives full of very heavily

armed, completely camouflaged

police officers pulled up and

they filed into the hall. As

you can probably see from the

shot behind me, the weather

isn't great and it's proving

quite difficult for the search

for NSW police. It's been a

very heavy drizzle, very heavy

fog and it's a difficult enough search

without those conditions,

considering just how rugged and

remote this terrain is. But

saying all that, the NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione, Commissioner Andrew

he insists he's very confident

of making an arrest verien see.

He is convinced that Malcolm

John Naden is somewhere nearby

in this part of NSW. Mr Naden

is in that area. We are certain

he's not that far from where we

last encountered him yesterday

and that's why police will

remain there and continue to search for him and go as long

as they need to to find him. So

Ben, how has Malcolm Naden

managed to avoid capture for

six years? It's a remarkable

story. He's effectively been

camping out or squatting and

evading police for nearly 6.5

years. Police acted on a

tip-off yesterday morning of

where they thought the campsite

was and that's why they moved

yesterday but in the weeks

prior to that Malcolm Naden's

fingerprints were allegedly found in homes in this area

that had been broken into.

Apart from using his considerable bushman skills,

police allege he's been breaking into homes stealing food and guns and

ammunition. He was spotted in

2005 in the Dubbo western

plains zoo and then his fingerprint were found

allegedly in homes around the

Barrington tops area and was

sighted in a pub in Kempsey.

Every time, like this time,

he's somehow managed to get

was shot? You'd have to say away. How is the officer who

he's very lucky. The

32-year-old male senior constable was shot in the

shoulder, the bullet it seems

passed straight through his shoulder. He was released from

hospital quite quickly. He's

now recovering at home. Police

that have spoken to him say he's in good spirits. He's

expected to make a full

Syrian President Bashar recovery. Ben, thank you. The

al-Assad has denied

responsibility for the killing

of any protester during the

Government's brutal crackdown.

democracy uprising has claimed The UN

4,000 lives. President Assad

says he's sorry for the lives

that have been lost but insists

there was no shoot to Kim

policy issues by him. Day after

day, unarmed Syrian protesters

have come out to face machine

guns, snipers and armoured

vehicles. The cost so far is

4,000 dead. But in his ABC interview, President Assad

denied killing his own

citizens. We don't kill our people. No Government in the

world kill its people unless

it's led by crazy it's led by crazy person. We

saw a different picture in a

week of travelling inside

Syria. In the city of Homs,

this woman catalogues her

losses. Her son was shot at a protest, she explains,

then her grandson was killed by

a sniper while out getting

bread. A few days after

speaking to us, she too was

shot dead in the street. The

men of this family are in

hiding from the security

forces. Fausi was held for six

weeks. He says he was beaten

continually, stripped threatened with castration,

doused in boiling water but

still he would not confess. A

UN report says torture

common in Syria. Send us the

documents. As long as we don't

see the document and the

evidence, we cannot say, "Yes,

that's normal." Who said the

United Nations is a credible

institution? Some have responded to the Government

crackdown by taking up arms. International community heading into a fully-fledged deeply worried that Syria'

the gangland boss Carl Williams civil war. The man who killed

has been sentenced to life with

a minimum parole period of 32

years. Matthew Johnson bashed

an unsuspecting Williams when

both were serving time at the

high security unit of Barwon

Prison in April last year.

Reporter Sarah Farnsworth was

in court in Melbourne for the

sentencing. What was Johnson's

reaction when he heard the sentence? Johnson gave no

reaction at all, in

looked nonplused when he was

told he'd be serving a minimum

period of 32 years, that

effectively means he will be in

prison and only able to apply prison and only

for parole when he's in his 70s

but we have to remember this is

a career criminal. Johnson has

more than 150 priors to his

name and before today was already

already serving a 16-year

sentence for a violent

aggravated burglary. This isn't

a man who is a stranger to the court or prison remind us what happened when

Carl Williams died. Well,

April last year, Carl Williams

had just returned from a visit

from his father George Williams

and he was sat reading a

newspaper when Matthew Johnson

came up behind him brandishing

what was the metal pole he'd

taken from an exercise bike

from within the prison unit and

he struck Carl Williams 8

times. The court heard it was

likely he was dead before the last blow hit his

Johnson always claimed it was

self-defence and today we heard

he maintains his innocence. He

believed it was a case of kill

or be killed, that Carl Williams was about to kill him so he got there first but the jury verdict of guilty of murder

murder rejected that defence

claim, in fact it's one that

justice Lex Lasry today called fanciful. Thank you. An

Australian tourist has been

gored to death by a pygmy

elephant on the island of Borneo. Donley was trekking with a friend through a wildlife park

in the Malaysian State of Sabah

when the elephant ran at them.

A tusk pierced Ms Donley and

killed her instantly. A body

has washed up on a northern NSW

beach near where a teenager was

reported missing last Sunday.

The discover ea was made in Casuarina Beach this morning

and it's believed the body is that of Kenyan-born Samuel Macharia. Macharia. The talented soccer player's belongings were found

on a beach at Cabarita Sunday

afternoon and his disappearance

prompted a large-scale search today. Since we all found out

on Monday morning that Sam was

missing, the school's been in a

sense of shock, a sense of loss

and then the grim fuinality

today made worse by this

weather is just really bringing it home to everyone that the

loss is real. The principal

says Samuel Macharia was a

popular student at his Tweed

Heads private school. Two days

after the Reserve Bank knocked 25 basis points off the official interest rate and the

big four banks say a decision

on cutting their rates is still under review. Several smaller institutions have already passed on

passed on the rate cut to customers although just three have reduced the

have reduced the cost of

borrowing by the full quarter

of 1%. The Treasurer Wayne Swan

is urging customers to move

their money if they feel

they're not getting a good deal

but what about the cost of

doing that? Here's Damien

Smith, CEO of online comparison

website Rate City.

banks who have matched the RBA

reduction and thentual of the

big names who are still sitting on their hands? In terms of

the big names, we seem to be

an episode of waiting for Gail

Kelly because the big four

haven't moved at all and nor have their subsidiaries. Banks

representing well over 80 to 90% of the lending market haven't moved. MECU, Bank of

Queensland and bank MEC conspicuous movers. The vast

majority of institutions

haven't moved and the fact the

big four haven't moved 48 hours

later is concerning. You say

waiting for Gail Kelly, waiting for Gail Kelly, is the

implication that if one

implication that if one goes

they all will? Absolutely.

This is like a cycling race

when someone decides to go to

the front of the pack. One of

these guys will move. I think

someone will do it this week.

As soon as one moves, the dam

will break and they'll all move

but the fact they haven't moved

this far tells you the chances

of them moving the full The Treasurer is urging people

to move their money if they're

not mappy with the bank they're

with. It's often not as clear

cut as replacing one loan with

another. What are the fees and

charges involved? We estimate

the average cost of switching

is $700 to $800, upfront fees

and some exit costs. For new

loans in the last few months

the exit fees are negligible

but the maths is not that complicated. If you've got a

$400,000 home loan and you

could knock 0.25% off that

rate, you would almost

certainly be ahead within 12

months. If you could knock a

full half a percentage point

off you'd be well ahead within

six to seven months. It's well

worth looking at. What about

business loans and deposit accounts? Deposit accounts

will be a real interesting test

in the next few days. There hasn't been much movement yet

but will will tell the tale of

the tape. If the big four

institutions move deposit rates

down but don't do it as much on lending lending rates, it with ilgive

the lie to some of the

arguments about funding costs.

If they keep deposit rates high

and don't pass on the full cost

in lending then there will be

some truth to the fact they

want to keep deposits high.

Some of the loans aren't linked to to the cash rate. Those that

are things like res deningsally

secured small business loans.

Last month those moved much in line with residential mortgages. Damien Smith, thank you. European leaders are

preparing for a testing summit

tomorrow on the economic

problems but already the cracks

are showing. France and Germany

are pushing for new rules to

restrict debt and raise money to

but in Britain the Prime

Minister is facing resistance from

from his own party with

prominent Conservatives asking

what's in it for the UK? Europe Europe correspondent Philip

Williams reports. So once more

with feeling, as the EU leaders

try to find common ground on

solutions to a crisis solutions to a crisis that

threatens everyone. With the

French ask German leaders

taking the lead, so-called

Merkozy proposals include a tank

transactions. The British have

rejected the bank tax. That

would hit the city hard and

they're wary of the whole

process. The more that countries

countries in the Eurozone

for, the more we will ask for

in return but we will judge

that on the basis of what

matters most to Britain. David

Cameron is caught between the

need to help save the Euro but

at the same time placate those

within his own party who within his own party who want

re patriation of powers from

Brussels, not giving the EU

more. Will the Prime Minister

do Britain proud on Friday and show some bulldog spirit in Brussels? Whatever the

decisions, many, including

London's mayor Boris Johnson,

are demanding that ultimately

the British public decide. If

there is a new EU treaty that

creates a kind of fiscal union

within the 27 countries or

within the Eurozone, then we'd

have absolutely no choice

either to veto it or certainly

to put it to a referendum. The

doesn't want a referendum, one

that could be lost and having

talked tough on regaining lost

powers, he's caught between the

need for European solidarity

and the demands of many of his

own political tribe who see the

crisis as a chance to move away

fraught closer to troubled

neighbours. That's just one

example of political pressure

in one country. There are 26 others involved, each with

their own domestic demands. Getting agreement by the end of

this week will be a Gargantuan task.

task. Let's go to some other

stories makes news in business.

Fletcher Jones has been placed

into administration, another

victim of the national retail gloom. The clothing chain will

continue to trade while the

company's financial situation

is examined. Fletcher Jones has

been in the rag trade for 93

years. The competition watchdog

says it 's found no evidence

that petrol companies are

making excessive profits. The

ACCC says they're making about

2.2 cents on a litre of petrol

which is comparable to profit levels the petrol business overseas.

Competition and Consumer

Commission says it's still

concerned about what it calls

the level of coordination

apparent in petrol price

cycles. A Swedish court has

told Saab to come up with a

credible rescue plan or face

bankruptcy within the week. An

attempt to sell the car maker

to two Chinese companies has

been blocked by former owner

general motors which objects to

the transfer of intellectual

property. A check of the markets now, Saly from Commsec. Unemployment

figures are just out, have they

had any effect on stocks? Not

really. We are trading down by

a third of 1% which was the

level we were at before the

figures came through bee. Saw a

total of 6,300 jobs were lost last month, taking the

unemployment level slightly

higher to 5.3%. It was weaker

than expected. We is see

businesses are reigning in on

the hiring process. It seems there's there ahead of the European

debt sum at the end of the

week. Which sectors are in

focus? We have seen weakness

from energy stocks today, down

by 1.5%. It is likely investors

will show caution will show caution ahead of the

EU summit. Looks like they're

pretty much staying out of the

markets today. The financial

sector is down by a third of

1%, Telstra is propping up the

telco sector, shares up 1 per

cent . There's been a big jump in the materials sector from Iluka? performers particularly in the

materials sector today, up by

6% to $16.65. It's secureded

high prices for one of the key elements used in the production

of titanium, adding 80 to 85%

to the company's forecasted

income from the deal. How is

the dollar doing of those jobs

number s? It holding OK at

102.5 US cents. It dipped when

the numbers came through,

nudging towards 103 and dropped to to 102.4. It has recovered a little ground. Still strong

against the Euro at 76.5 Euro

cents. On to a volatile session

on Wall Street. It traded in

the red for most of the day. Hundreds of mourners have

gathered in the Afghan capital

for the funerals of more than

50 people killed in an attack

on atia Muslim shrine. Afghan

President Hamid Karzai blamed a

Pakistani group for the

bombing. In a separate incident, been killed in a roadside been killed in a roadside bomb

blast in the south of the country. country. Afghanistan

correspondent Sally correspondent Sally Sara

reports from Kabul. Dozens of

funerals were held across the

capital for the victims of

Tuesday's attack on Shia Muslims

Muslims the prusessions were

fuelled with anger, shock and

sadness. The survivors want to

know who was responsible for

Government and the

international community and

those involved in Afghanistan

affairs to find the perpetrator

of yesterday's attack. We want

to find the real faces of those

behind the attack. The devastating sectarian attack

has shocked many in

Afghanistan. The bombing was

the deadliest in Kabul for

three years. Some of the victims were young, including

several children. We urge the

Government of Afghanistan to

announce yesterday's incident

as a national mourning day,

those killed in the tragic

attack. This will strengthen

the unity and solidarity of

Afghans forever. Afghan President Hamid Karzai returned

home early from a trip to

Europe to visit those injured

by the suicide blast. He says a

Pakistani terrorist group was responsible for the bloodshed.

Lash lash, who are active in -

Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, who are active in Pakistan, have taken

responsibility for this action.

We're investigating the issue

and we're going to talk to and we're going to talk to the Pakistan Government about it. Pakistan says Afghanistan

should share any evidence it

has that a Pakistani group was

behind the attack. Many Afghans

are still bewildered by the

violence. It's been a tragic

and bloody week for civilians

in Afghanistan. Only a day

after the Kabul attack, 19

civilians have been killed in a

roadside bomb blast in the southern province of Helmand.

The dead included five children

and seven women from the same

family. 15 years on the run has come to an end for one of

Italy's most wanted Mafia bosses. Michele Zagaria was

captured by police in his home

town in the country's south.

Large crowds turned out

key figure of the Casalesi clan

was led away from an

underground bunker surrounded

by 5m-thick reinforced

concrete. Police discovered the

refuge some time ago and were

digging towards it. The mobster

finally surrend ered when power

was cut. His clan, part of a dominant criminal network

Naples, was bepsz known for a

racket dumping toxic waste. The

70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

has been remembered in a

poignant ceremony. Because of

age and dwindling membership, the Pearl Harbor Survivors

Association has announced it is

disbanding. Craig McMurtrie

reports. There just aren't many

like Don

anymore. The bomb hit and went

down the deck on the portside.

He was 19, a sailor on USS

Arizona when Japanese fighters

screamed out of the morning

sky. The attack on battleship

row ripped the heart out of the

US Pacific fleet. A dozen

warships were sunk, nine others

damaged. On the Arizona, 335

survived. More than 1100

didn't. They teach children in

school about the war but don't teach much about

Pearl Harbor. Once, thousands

of veterans would come here

each year. Now there's barely 100. It took 96-year-old Pearl

Harbor survivor Archie Gregory

70 years to return. I signed

up to come last year and my

doctor said no, he wouldn't let me go. 89-year-old Amos

Peterson was a cook. It's hard

to come back, brings back hard memories. Most are in their 90s now and bowing to time. The Pearl Harbor Survivors

Association is disbanding. Let

no-one disturb the sacred water

in the harbour. They hold the

watery graves of that date of

infamy and those among us whose

ashes are yet to join you, remember Pearl Harbor. Standing

together one last

time. APPLAUSE Let's have a

quick look at other stories

makes news - former Illinois

governor Rod Blagojevich has

been jailed for 14 years on

corruption charges including

trying to swap President

Obama's former Senate seat for

personal gain. The Democrat was earlier

earlier convicted of seeking

jobs and campaign contributions

in exchange for State

Government action. In Iraq, the

US army has handed over a key

Air Force base control, leaving four others to

be transferred before the

American withdrawal by year's

end. The Asad Military Base is

the largest in the Anbar

province of Western Iraq, formerly one of the most

dangerous regions for US

troops. Time lapse images have

revealed the accelerating

retreat of Patagonian glaciers

in Chile. The glacier in the

far south has retreated almost

a kilometre in just one year.

The Australian cricket team

will be in changed second Test against US in Hobart which starts tomorrow -

unchanged. Conditions at Bellerive Oval are sunny but

rain is expected this afternoon. Captain Michael

Clarke hopes the pitch will

suit his bowling attack, three

fast bowlers and one spinner.

Got lot more grass on it than

I've ever seen in Hobart. Looks

better today than yesterday, No

Doubt, but I still think

there's lot of grass on that

wicket so I'm looking forward

to seeing what it's like tomorrow morning but day one's going to be quite tough for the batters especially if if it's

overcast. Clarke himself will be looking to continue his form

in the match. He scored a

century in two of his century in two of his last

three Tests. The two Manchester

clubs have failed to make the

last 16 of the European

Champions League soccer.

Manchester United was beaten

2-1 by Swiss club FR FC Basel,

only the third time they

haven't made it past the group

stage. It's 2-0, FC Basel! The Premier

Premier League front runner

Manchester City defeated Bayern

Munich 2-0 but it wasn't enough

to grab one of the top two

spots in group A. Most people

know that smoking, alcohol,

poor diet and obesity are

cancer risks but new research

has detailed how much a

healthier lifestyle

the condition altogether. These

are magnified cancer cells,

under attack from anti-bodies and multiplying at frightening

speed. For decades, scientists have have been searching for the causes of cancer. Todayerse's

report adds to our

understanding of how much the

conditions linked to preventable factors. That's

something Elaine Godly wishes

she'd known earlier. Two years ago she was diagnosed with

breast cancer and had major

surgery. She had no idea being overweight could have been

putting her at risk. Since then lifestyle. It was something that was a real shock to me and

within a year, 18 months I'd

lost 4 stone. I managed to do

that through diet and lifestyle

changes. Weight is one of the four major lifestyle risks when

it comes to cancer. By far the

biggest danger is smoking,

causing 19% of all cancers. For

men, the second-biggest risk is

a poor diet linked to 12 % of

cancers but for women it's

worse being overweight,

responsible for 7% of cancers.

Alcohol is the other key risk. Heavy drinking results in 4% of

all cancers including mouth,

throat and bowel. But over half

of all cancers can't be prevented, they're caused by

age or family history. That

means however healthy you are

you can't eliminate your risk.

What this study doesn't say is that

that if you control all of

these factors you will

guarantee you will never get

cancer. What it does say is

that you can stack the odds in

your favour and reduce the risk very, considerably. Because we're all

living longer, more of us are

getting cancer but though many

cases can't be avoided, it's

now clear we can have some

control over our

weather now and the satellite

shows thick cloud swirling into

a low just off the east coast.

Cloud over southern WA and the

west of SA along a trough and

cloud over the Top End and

interior. A broad lower

pressure system should bring

patchy rain and isolated storms

through inland NSW and southern

Queensland. A low

and isolated storms in the

northern, SA and in Victoria. Another trough should produce

stormy showers in the west. And

around the capitals:

Let's go back to the stock

exchange for a final check of

the markets. Pretty quiet day ahead of the European debt summit tomorrow.

That's the news for now, on a

day when the unemployment rate

went up to 5.3%, heavily armed

police wide Bed the search for

the most wanted man in wails

and Matthew Johnson was ive

given a minimum 32 years to

serve for the murder of

Melbourne gangland boss Carl Williams. There's continuous

news on ABC News 24 and also

news online. Our next full

bulletin on ABC 1 is at 7:00

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