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university current fellow and Today - suspects identified as part of the investigation into the murders of a young mother and her daughter. This Program is Captioned Live by CSI Australia Also ahead - two reemg-ons of Victoria now the focus of the search for Australia's most wanted men. - regions.Following suit. ANZ and NAB join the other two big banks in raising mortgage rates.And on Grandstand, the lead-up to the A-League Sydney derby plus the Pumas plan to end the Wallabies' World Cup campaign. Hello, Kirsten Aiken with ABC News.Those stories in just a moment. But first to some breaking news. There are reports at least 42 people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a bus in south-west France.The two vehicles collided head-on in the town of Libourne in the Gironde region east of Bordeaux. It is understood the bus was carrying elderly people setting off on a holiday. It is reportedly the worst French road disaster in more than 30 years.Journalist Peter Allen is on the line for us from Paris. Hello to you. Can you tell us what the situation is as you understand itHello. It is an horrific accident as you say, the worst in France for 33 years. A coach set off early this morning to a small village near Bordeaux. It was heading off with mainly elderly people on board, a lot of them handicapped. As it went through a village near Libourne, as you said there, it collided with a Lorrie carrying wood and burst into flames. I have just been speaking to the interior ministry here and they said excessive speed may well have been involved in this collision. Given the age of a lot of the people on board, there would have been people in their 70s and 80s, they couldn't break their way out through windows of the coaches and sadly perished inside the coach. As you rightly say, 42 is the confirmed death toll so far. This could go up because five of the elderly passengers are currently in intensive care. It is a very shocking story indeed.You mentioned that the victims were setting off on holidays. Do you have any information about where they were heading to? I do. They were heading to an area which isn't too far from where they had come from. My information is they may well have been heading off on a day trip rather than a holiday. It wasn't too far from where they was readily
all come from. But this coach was readily used for people who perhaps have a bit of difficulty with mobility, the handicapped and that begs the question as to why it may have been travelling at speed. One bit of information I just picked up from the area was that the area war it happened is a in the orrious accident black spot and it sounded as though the coach might have taken a bend too fast and collided with this lorry. It is early days in the investigation but all these matters will be looked into in great detail.The crash only happened a short time ago but take us through what the immediate action has been from authorities? As you say it only happened a couple of hours ago but the immediate reaction is one of shock and I can tell you that Francois Hollande, the President of France, has already said that his Government has been completely mobilised to deal with this accident. He sent his PM Mawuel Valls to the scene. Other politicians will be there. Lots of coach accidents do take place over France and it has been something of a scandal in recent years, often because of the great distances involved. France is nothing like a big country like Australia but you still have very long coach journeys. You get to hear about the
coach drivers falling asleep at the wheel, driving too fast and the Government will be very aware of this background when dealing with this terrible crash. The Government is fully mobilised and it is making it the top story on all media in France now. Terrific shock involved. What happens next, as always happens, is we will start getting the stories of these people who have sadly become victims of this terrible accident.Thanks Peter Allen for updating Australian viewers. Police have made several breakthroughs into their investigation into the brutal murders of a mother and her 2-year-old girl. The pair was found in two different States more than five years apart. Detectives say they now have a number of suspects after raiding homes across SA and Canberra.The search for the killer of Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson and her daughter Khandalyce is gathering pace.We are currently pursuing a very strong line of inquiry but we are keeping an open mind.Homicide detectives now know Karlie and Khandalyce were travelling in a 1986 red or maroon Commodore station wagon originally registered in the NT. Since they went missing, the car was reregistered in NSW to another person. That person has been cleared of any involvement. But the car's current owner and its location form a major part of the investigation. A number of houses in SA and the ACT have also been searched. The residents there are believed to be connected to an unconfirmed sighting of the victims in Canberra in 2008.Clearly, we are looking at the possible involvement of more than one person and that is evident by the fact we are doing search warrants across Australia.Police have identified a number of suspects, including prisoners in NSW who are serving time for violent crimes.We have looked at and are now speaking to people who we suspect have actual knowledge of what occurred to this young mum and her little girl.Detectives now believe Karlie was killed after Belanglo State
December 2008, in or around the Belanglo State Forest. Homicide detectives have described this as a marathon investigation. But they say they are constantly receiving new information and the case is progressing quickly. They are hopeful of making an arrest in the near future. The SA and NSW Governments will pay for the funerals and repatriate the remains to Alice Springs.We will be able to do what the family wish and what many people here in SA wish and that is to reunite a mother with her daughter.A reunion after the most brutal separation. Victorian police have expanded their search of
north-east of Melbourne for two of Australia's most wanted men. Helicopters are searching bushland near Yea for father and son, Gino and Mark Stocco and also further north near Benalla where a police car was rammed by a ute yesterday afternoon. Police say the utes numberplates were stolen from a NSW town where the Stoccos were known to have stayed. The fugitives are armed with a hunting rifle that has a 3km range and have previously shot at police to avoid capture.That firearm will go through the trunk of a tree. It is very high powered. Our police, general duties police, don't have the fire power to deal with that and is quite risky.Local residents are being urged to lock their cars and not approach the pair. Live to the town of Yea now and our reporter Simon Lauder joins us.Good evening to you Simon. Police have just given an update. Can you tell us what is the latest? Up until late this afternoon, police had Yea this town as their focus for the search for these two men. forward and
New information has come forward and that has led to the focus being changed completely. A man saw these people in the Bairnsdale supermarket, that is a town well north of here on Wednesday morning. That information has also led police to believe that the Stoccos are using the same vehicle. Until today police had been looking for two different land cruisers. They now believe the men have been changing the appearance through the use of stickers, by cutting the mud flaps, by adding lights, etc. and that explains why there was a different Landcruiser used to ram a police car yesterday or so they thought. This is how police explained it late today.What we can also confirm is that the registration plates that were on the vehicle that were
reversed into the police car were the same plates as the vehicle they were in in Bairnsdale. What they have done is modified that Landcruiser. They have put a yellow flashing light on the top of the back part of the cabin. They have put an L plate on the car. They have put a hitch on the back and changed some other features and some other features on the car.What has been the reaction from the community and are the men any threat to the public? A lot of people here are concerned with the manhunt going on around them. We saw some people at a public meeting today to address those concerns. People were telling the ABC they are worried these men might come into town at night. Others are concerned there is a lot of elderly people who liver out on bush properties and who may be vulnerable. There is a lot of people who will be coming into town over the weekend to go to their weekenders. The search has shifted now but those same concerns will be echoed in those other communities. St James and Wangaratta where the search is now intensifying. Police are trying to allay fears by saying that the Stoccos won't really be targeting members of the public. They believe police are at great threat and they found out more about that threat by getting back the bullet from the car which was shot at in NSW last week. They say it is from a high powered hunting rifle, a 308 and that these men are definitely armed and dangerous and shouldn't be approached.Simon Lauder reporting live from Yea and we will keep you updated viewers throughout the evening with any further details on this story. Still to come, a veteran of Australia's rock scene joins us live to talk about a uni gig he is doing this week. Andrew Farriss from 'INXS' has spent the year as the HC Coombs fellow at ANU and this year's strongest tropical cyclone is expected to pound the Mexican coast tomorrow. And the Wanderers talk up their chances in the first Sydney derby of the A-League season. There are growing concerns about a bush walker missing in Tasmania's south-west wilderness. He hasn't been seen or heard from since phoning police yesterday to say he was lost.The man was walking the notorious Mount Anne circuit in the Southwest National Park where weather conditions are near freezing. Xavier Lane-Mullins left his camp site on
early yesterday morning to take on the steep terrain of Mount Anne. It is described as one of Tasmania's most challenging bush walks.Eight hours later, he called police. He was lost near the peak of the mountain and running out of phone battery.Conditions up there last night were very cold, icy conditions on the plateau. At this stage the longer the search goes on, obviously the greater our concerns are.Emergency services responded quickly.We were dropped in probably 10 or 11 o'clock last night. We have walked until 3 a.m. in the morning. We have had three hours sleep and back up at 6 o'clock continuing the search.There has been no further contact with the 37-year-old Red Cross worker. He was dressed in a rain coat, thermals and shorts. During the day, police dropped in tracker dogs and more search crews arrived. They say conditions have been difficult. We have search crews on the Eliza plateau but because of the cloud the helicopter is unable to get to the area we want to look at.As conditions deteriorate and the temperature falls, the missing walker at the very least faces another cold and wet night in Tasmania's rugged south-west. Emilie Gramenz joins us now. What is happening there now? The aerial search has just finished about 10 or 15 minutes ago, the helicopter flew back to Hobart. It has been up and down the mountain all day but conditions have been quite poor, the visibility is not good. They have given up and headed home for the day. There are overnight crews still up on the mountain. A mixture of SES workers and police. They will continue to search into the night, stop for a couple of hours, sleep, then they will be up again at first light tomorrow.How concerned are police for the hiker's safety? I can't hear you there which is our satellite connection has finally given up which gives you a bit of a hint as to how remote we are. This is a very isolated part of south-west Tasmania. It is only a couple of hours outside Hobart. As you drive out here, you just see the civilisation sort of slip away. It is a really wild and rugged area. That is hampering search efforts as well. The volunteers coming into the area have to travel so far. It is hard to get resources in. The helicopter needs to fly away to refuel. That is putting the search back. Police are expecting to be back here at about 8 o'clock tomorrow, hoping to have a fresh batch of volunteers up on the mountain by 8.30 although they are hoping for better conditions as well and conditions are going to deteriorate quite severely on Sunday, so tomorrow will be a race against time to make sure that they find Mr Lane-Mullins and get him home safe.Emilie Gramenz reporting live from Tasmania's south-west. Three greyhound trainers implicated in the live baiting scandal have all pleaded guilty to animal cruelty offences. The trainers all from NSW now face lengthy jail sentences. Ian Morgan from Telopea was shown on the ABC's 'Four Corners' program using a live possum as a lure. He pleaded guilty to one count of serious animal cruelty and is facing up to two years in jail. Ton and Joany Cauchi have also pleaded guilty to a combined 15 counts of animal cruelty and live baiting offences. They will be sentenced in December. - John and Tony Cauchi. The three trainers are the first trainers to plead guilty since the live baiting practice was exposed in February.The Brisbane Magistrates Court has heard details of an alleged rape four men committed against a male friend with a beer bottle on on Australia Day. The incident happened after heavy drinking and that the victim only became aware after a video of the alleged rape was posted on Facebook. Charges against one of the defendants, a 19-year-old, were mentioned in court today.He is not guilty. It is all a prank.The court heard the accused are all old school friends and two of them are in a Brisbane football team training squad. Geelong Grammar's commercial manager has told the child abuse Royal Commission the Victorian school is looking to change the way it deals with the victims of sexual abuse. Andrew Moore admitted the exclusive school could be seen as hard-nosed when it refused to admit the facts in a sexual abuse case. He said the school had already stopped using the so-called limitations defence to avoid being sued in historic child sex abuse cases. He says it is looking at making further changes. It hasn't started yet. We had initial internal discussions about the limitations defence as I presented yesterday. In the wider form of things, it will be a discussion that we will have.The Royal Commission will consider final submissions at a later date. Repair work on Canberra's Acton tunnel after Tuesday's truck crash is likely to take months to complete. The tunnel was reopened to west-bound traffic yesterday afternoon. It had been shut for three days causing traffic chaos around the city. 60m of ceiling and 125 bonded asbestos tiles were damaged in the accident. New tiles will be installed during off peak times, probably at night.At this stage, priority is to replace the tiles that have been removed. In time we will be looking at replacing the overall ceiling with both the east and west tunnels.Speed restrictions will remain in place for the short-term.Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has been accused of being a dinosaur for using the term negro. Recently demoted to the backbench Eric Abetz made the comment on commercial radio during a debate on same sex marriage.The negro American on the Supreme Court.Eric Abetz holds the views of a dinosaur. The ethnic or cultural background of a judge of the American Supreme Court is irrelevant to the gentleman's judgements.In a statement Senator Abetz said the term was used in the last US census and by justice Clarence Thomas himself. A young man wearing a mask and wielding a sword posed for photos with students at a school in Sweden before killing two people and injuring two others. The man was shot dead by police who were trying to find out what motivated his attack.Early in the morning a young man walked into this school dressed head to toe in black carrying a sword. He attacked and by the time police arrived he had killed one teacher and seriously injured two teenage boys.TRANSLATION: He was searching systemically in the school building. We can follow the blood trail around the premises and he walks into classrooms, knocks on the door and when the pupil opens, he is attacked.They were aged 15 and 11. One of them later died in hospital. The attacker was shot by police and died in hospital too. At one point, he appeared to pose no threat to students, posing for photographs with it
some.TRANSLATION: We thought it was a joke, a Halloween prank or something. But it wasn't.But what followed was horrific.TRANSLATION: By the entrance on the outside, we found an injured adult man, on the inside we found an adult man dead. On the second floor inside the school we found two youths who had been injured by the perpetrator.Some students locked themselves in classrooms in cleaning cupboards to hide from him.TRANSLATION: We started to cry. We panicked. Parents rushed to the school to check their children were safe. There has been no indication of why the young man went to the school in Trollhattan near Gothenburg with the intent to kill. TRANSLATION: School is supposed to be the place for learning, play and curiosity and friendship and therefore this is a tragedy that affects the whole country. It is a black day for Sweden.School attacks are rare in Sweden. The residents of this small industrial town are interesting how this could happen and why. suffered
The United States has suffered its first combat casualty in the battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq. An American commando died after being injured in a daring operation to rescue scores of hostages from an IS prison. American boots are back on the ground in Iraq, storming an Islamic State makeshift prison where inmates were about to be killed in another mass execution.Their lives were in danger within a matter of hours.The IS prison compound was near Hawija in the predominantly Kurdish province of Kirkuk. According to the US, graves had been dug with the executions scheduled after morning prayer. Five American Chinook and Black Hawk helicopters swooped in with US commandos on board. The US launched air strikes on nearby IS check points to prevent militants sending reinforcements. On the ground, special operations commandos supported by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters came under heavy fire. They expected to find 20 prisoners, instead they rescued 70.Including more than 20 members of the Iraqi security forces, five ISIL terrorists were detained by the Iraqis and a number of I sill terrorists were killed.For the US a grim milestone, the first soldier to die in combat since the pill-out of 2011. For months, Kurdish and allied forces had been stepping up pressure on IS in and around Hawija, just last week, Iraqi troops regained control of a large oil refinery.The Pentagon says the special forces raid overnight does not signal an escalation.It does signal a US intent that when the aim is something they want to achieve, they are willing to do more offensive actions.Offensive actions that also carry greater risk, something the United States knows all too painfully. Indonesian children suffering from acute health problems caused by smoke haze could soon be evacuated to sea. Thick smoke from Indonesian bushfires continues to choke parts of south-east Asia, including Singapore. Health authorities there say pollution levels have reached dangerous levels. The Indonesian Government says it may have to evacuate some residents onto military ships for several months. Authorities warn it will take weeks of steady rain to put out the fires which are part of the country's annual slash and burn agricultural practices. Hurricane Patricia has grown into a potentially catastrophic category 5 storm as it bears oun on Mexico's central pacific coast. Authorities have declared a state of emergency, handing out sandbags in preparation for flooding as steady rain began to fall in the area around the port of Manzanillo. The hurricane is expected to bring winds of about 240km/h when it strikes early tomorrow morning. The US has warned its nationals to stay clear of beaches and rough seas and to take shelter as instructed by Mexican officials.Mexican police have found an 800m long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the United States. The tunnel which starts from the Mexican city of Tijuana and stretches through to San Diego is reported to belong to the drug gang of fugitive drug cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman. Police detained 16 suspects and seized 10,000kg of marijuana. They described a sophisticated tunnel which was well lit, ventilated and built with beams to prevent collapse. Mexican cartels had been smuggling drugs to the US through underground tunnels for years. European Central
To finance and news that the European Central Bank will boost its stimulus efforts has lifted global markets. Australian shares finished the week sharply higher. It is all good unless you happen to have a variable home loan. There were strong performances on equity markets all round because the ECB will extend its stimulus program beyond next year. The European economy will be on life support for longer so it ended up being a strong day and week. Frank Lowy is retiring of chairman of Centre Group, not a surprise. Investors loved the banks even if their customers didn't. This is what market power looks like. The big banks market share of the home loan market has increased from just over 50% to more than 70%. There was a big jump when Bank West and St George were acquired by the CBA and Westpac. This graph shows how lucrative the home loan market is. Here are the big four banks and the returns they make on home lending, depend og the funding source. The different bars represent the funding sources. The banks are making between 35 and 50% return on shareholder funds. Investment loons are more profitable. If you take a typical $300,000 loan, the bank is making around $5,200 after costs. Much more than for business loans. The big players are making more money on home loans than smaller lenders. The Australian dollar weakened yesterday after the Commonwealth Bank raised rates because it reinforced perceptions that the Reserve Bank might have to cut rates. Despite the news from the other home lenders, the dollar is higher because of the positive global sentiment. A bit of cloud is set to bring showers and thunderstorms through WA tomorrow but Perth will remain clear, so will most of the south-eastern centres. Only the potential of an isolated shower for Brisbane, mostly in the morning. That is the remnants of a cooler change that has been moving up the NSW coast today. That will push into the south-eastern corner of Queensland. We currently have severe thunderstorms sitting around the central parts of the State. They should dissipate overnight. There is the potential of showers and storms across the Central Districts of Queensland. There is a trough starting to move back over the inland as we move through tomorrow. This cloud is an area of thunderstorms through the eastern districts of WA. This will become a significant feature through the eastern states next week. It will move into the western border areas of SA tomorrow, introducing the potential of showers and thunderstorms. There is not a great deal of moisture with that system. We are not expecting to see overly heavy falls. We will see the cloud creeping into Western Victoria, the chance of a brief shower about the west coast of Tasmania. That will spread across the State as we move into the latter part of the day and overnight on Saturday. There is that activity through Queensland. Likewise for WA and Queensland. The rainfall totals will be relatively light.

On Sunday we start to see a bit of shower and thunderstorm activity developing through the south-eastern States, through the western parts of NSW. They begin to ease off through WA.

At least 42 people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a bus in south-west France. The two vehicles collided head on in the town of Libourne, east of bored yolks. It is understood that the bus was carrying elderly people setting off on a holiday. Police have turned the focus of a murder investigation to the car Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson was seen driving before she and her daughter were killed.NSW police have confirmed they are speaking to a number of people they believe have actual knowledge of what happened to the mother and toddler.Police searching for fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco in Victoria's north-east say the pair is armed with high powered weapons but there are bigger danger to police than locals. Residents in Yea have been warned to keep their cars locked and keys hidden. Police are confident the pair remain around the area.And the ANZ bank is the last of the big four banks to raise its variable home loan interest rates. It will increase rates by 18 basis points next month. The NAB announced a 17 basis point increase earlier today while the Commonwealth Bank and Westpac have already lifted their rates.Time for the day's sport now, here is Mark Douglas with Grandstand.This evening - the Wanderers talk up their chances in the first Sydney derby of the A-League season. The full house sign will be up at the football stadium tomorrow night for the next edition of the Sydney rivalry. We are neighbours. We want to beat each other. The clubs want to win, the fans want to beat each other. It is a special day for everyone.I'm Mark Douglas and this is Grandstand.

Tomorrow night's Sydney A-League derby has been declared a sell-out. The Wanderers have finalised their preparations and they are refusing to buy into some of Sydney FC's mind games. The Wanderers are marching to the beat of their own drum according to coach Tony Popovic.This club's accustomed to playing big games.After coming back to draw against Adelaide, the side is ready for its next challenge, a sold out Sydney derby.We have plenty of players with European experience and big match players. I am sure they will be used to the pressure.The opposition coach has laid it on thick.A one night only opportunity for the Wanderers fans to come to the big city of Sydney and also to our mansion.We are looking forward to going to Sydney FC of course and looking forward to seeing our great fans who will help fill the stadium.A slow start to the season for the Wanderers who collected a point against Adelaide United last week. In contrast, Sydney FC are on 4 points and sit third on the ladder. With most derbies though, form goes out the window. In the corresponding match last year the Sky Blues won 3-2. They got it over us last year and we definitely want to start off the campaign with a win.It will be the fourth time this clash has attracted a crowd of over 40,000 at the venue. Former A-League coach and a regular with us on Grandstand, Branko Culina is here to preview the will talk
weekend's A-League action.We will talk about the derby in just a moment. Starting with tonight's game. The Newcastle Jets facing Melbourne Victory. The Victory don't travel well to Newcastle? They certainly haven't in the past. I don't think they have had much success there for the past six seasons. On the other hand, Newcastle Jets are just beginning to get together after the difficult ownership under Nathan Tinkler. In the first two games they did reasonably well. Last week they were unfortunate against Sydney FC. There was definitely a clear cut goal that was disallowed that would have given them a lead. And then conceded a late goal from a corner that led to Sydney FC getting the 3 points. On the other hand, Melbourne Victory, whilst not having a great record over there is a class side. They won a derby last week against Melbourne City with a great goal from Berisha and I expect them to go all the way tonight.The derby, the Sydney derby this round, how important are these fixtures now in the schedule for the A-League to kick it along? It is the bread and butter of football, A-League, for the A-League. They bring tremendous excitement, atmosphere to the games. Great crowds. 40,000 people are expected tomorrow at the stadium. The games that all the supporters in the city are looking forward to. The two teams are evenly matched, even though Sydney FC have had a better start to the season. They are on 4 points and Western Sydney are only on a point. Western Sydney have a complete new team. I thought there was an improvement last week against Adelaide. I thought they were unlucky not to get all 3 points. On the other hand, Sydney FC are very strong again. You can't tip against them but it will be one hell of a game, one that I expect a lot of quality football to be played but at high intensity and tremendous atmosphere.Just on Western Sydney, how important is it for them to get a win in particular, given that their form line has been pretty average from last season head noog this season? I don't think you can - in derbies, the form goes out the window. We have heard that said previously. It is a complete new team. There is a lot of players that wouldn't know anything about the derby. They don't associate with what happened last year with Western Sydney. Western Sydney, I think they won once in 15 games. If you go by that track record, they haven't got a chance tomorrow night. But I think they are on the improve and it is important for them to get something out of the game, not only to keep in touch with the top teams but also to get back on the winning track and feel like winners which they haven't been for a long time.Melbourne City, they have played better probably than one point in their first two matches suggest. Do they breakthrough for their first win of the season against the Mariners? I thought they would but I watched them on Wednesday night in the FFA Cup semifinal and I thought they were disappointing. Their coach has made a lot of changes in this game and contributed probably to their average performance but the week before against Melbourne Victory, the derby, they were very good in that second half. They were 2-nil down and came back to 2-all and then conceded a late goal that won the game for the Victory. I thought that was a much better performance. Against Central Coast they have to win. They are playing at home. Central Coast is a team that plays open football which means there will be many opportunities. Central Coast is one of those teams that are going to be a lot closer to the bottom than they will to the top.Adelaide, another team yet to open their account in terms of a win. Playing a Perth team that doesn't look anything like it did last year for salary cap reasons. Is this Adelaide's chance to get their first win? Maybe. I haven't been that impressed with Adelaide. They have had a change of coach. There is a lot of talk about this Adelaide team not being as structured as the previous one and there is more freedom given to the players. I would expect them to be doing better than what they are. In their last two games against the Victory and Western Sydney, they seemed to play within themselves. Perth Glory haven't had a great start, although their win on Wednesday in the FFA Cup semifinal will give them confidence. I saw enough good football played in that game to think that they might have a chance against an Adelaide team that at the moment is all at sea.You think Perth maybe? I think Perth will get something out of this game. Adelaide is not playing as well as they can and Perth will be buoyed by that good result on Wednesday night in the semifinal.The other match of the round, the Brisbane Roar against the Wellington Phoenix. Brisbane surprise leaders at this stage? They are surprise leaders. After last year's performance and all the off season troubles they have had, you would have thought there might have been a slower start. They have been very good, particularly in the last game against the Central Coast Mariners last week. They have signed some top players. Corona, the Spanish midfielder is a gem. Jamie McLaren up front from the Perth Glory is another player who has hit his straps. And don't forget they still have Thomas Broich pulling the strings in midfield and Matt Mackay, the Australian player. There is a lot of quality in the Roar and they will do better than a lot of people expect. They are travelling to Wellington where they have a great record. Wellington are playing some good football. It promises to be a good game between two sides that like to play attractive, attacking football.Let's hope it lives up to what is promised, especially the the derby this weekend. Catch up with you next week.Thank you. The Wallabies will need to overcome a rising force in world rugby at Twickenham this weekend if they are to reach the World Cup final. Former Australian fly-half Michael Lynagh says Argentina has developed a more expansive style of play and will be a tough opponent. The Wallabies called captains past and present into camp. Socceroo Mile Jedinak joining former Wallaby Michael Lynagh who says Argentina's a familiar opponent.We know all about them from the Rugby Championship. They have been strong in the forwards.The Wallabies have tapped into that knowledge, employing former Argentina hooker Mario Ledesma as their scrum coach.He has been a good influence on our forwards and myself personally, I have enjoyed working with him.The Pumas have added flair to their game, scoring more than 40 points in World Cup wins over Namibia, Georgia, Tonga and Ireland.They have a back line who are quick and skilful.Argentina's improved since joining the Rugby Championship in 2012. The Pumas were victorious at home against the Wallabies in 2014.It is history.Beating the Springboks in South Africa this year sent a message to the rugby heavy weights. Argentina led the All Blacks at half-time in their World Cup pool game before losing 26-16.TRANSLATION: Our objective in this tournament was to be in the eight best teams of the world. Once we got through it, we wanted to go to the semifinals and now we want to be a world champion.A nation setting its goals high against a team whose goal kicking has kept its campaign alive. Australia's Test cricket hopefuls will be hoping to catch the eye of the selectors over the next three days in Canberra. The PM's XI is playing New Zealand at Manuka Oval this evening and a hand picked Cricket Australia XI will play the Black caps in a two day game this weekend. Several players in the PM's XI are pushing for selection in the first Test next month.A lot of good batsmen out there and obviously a lot of them will put up their hands for playing for Australia in the near future. Australian cricket is always in a good place.In the PM's XI game, New Zealand batted first and set the home side a target of 308 to chase this evening.Tasmania trainer Mick Burles is confident cult hero race horse The Cleaner can match it with the best in tomorrow's Cox Plate. The Cleaner will run in the weight for age race for the second year in a row after bursting onto the scene in 2015. With a 9th placed finished last year there is unfinished business for the horse that will start from barrier two tomorrow.It would mean the world to anybody coming from where we have come been
from. I am only a battler, have been all me life. To win something like that would be a retirement ticket.To claim an unlikely win The Cleaner will need to beats race favourites Highland Reel and Criterion. Adelaide import guard Jerome Randle has put the NBL on notice with an impressive first up display in the Sixers' victory last night. Randle stroked 24 points coming off the bench as the Sixers beast land season's Grand Finalists by 9 points.There is always pressure on imports especially when a club is forced to call up a replacement just three games into the season and just to add to the degree of difficulty, American Jerome Randle was still jet lagged when he took his first possession, not that he was bothered. They call him zero to 100. That is one nickname. Jerome handles Randle is another one. I got a few of them. I call him midget.Boosted by the dimmive guard's ability to score, the Sixers confidence rose and their game took over while Randle couldn't have been more impressive.The only disappointment for the Sixers' fans in the first half was an ankle injury for Brendan Teys as he tried for a rebound.I am not sure the extent of it but it is his bad ankle.By half-time the Sixers were out by 11 points and it threatened to be an embarrassing visit to Adelaide by Cairns. The Taipans' turn around was margin to
impressive as they cut the margin to just 2 heading into the final quarter. Randle soon stepped up to ease the concern for the sickers.A long way out.He added an assist and Adelaide was back in control and maintained that until the end, much to the Taipans' disappointment.The new guy is kicking your arse and we couldn't stop it. You don't want to give a guy like that, we just welcomed him to Australia.Now the challenge is a repeat performance on the road in Sydney tonight. The Australian Diamonds will rest captain Laura Geitz for the Constellation
remaining two matches of the Constellation Cup against New Zealand. The Australians scored the last seven goals on their Silver Ferns
way to a 58-48 win over the Silver Ferns in Auckland last night. The Diamonds lead the 4-game series 2-nil with game three to be played in Melbourne on Sunday.After winning the two games on New Zealand soil, there is nothing more than we want to come home and win it in front of a home crowd. What better place to do it than in Melbourne, the crowd is parochial there. The support we get is great. We want to win every single game that we step out and play. This one will be no different. We know the Silver Ferns will come out really hard. We want it just that bit more.That is Grandstand for now. You can always catch up on the program on iview and Grandstand online. The top stories - at least 42 people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a bus in south-west France. The two vehicles collided head-on east of Bordeaux.Police have turned the focus of a murder investigation to the car Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson was seen driving before she and her daughter were killed. And Victorian police hunting father and son fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco say they now believe the pair has been using the same vehicle but altering its appearance.He has performed on some of the world's biggest stages but tomorrow night Andrew Farriss from 'INXS' will be playing a gig that is more intimate. He will be joining musicians from the Australian National University's music department for a concert at their student union in Canberra.The gig has been organised to celebrate his time as the university's current HC Coombs fellow and creative artist in residence. Let's look back to Andrew's time in 'INXS' first.

SONG: # In the dark of night, those small hours, uncertain and anxious, I need to call you #Andrew Farriss thanks so much for coming in to speak to us from our Canberra studio tonight.Tell us, could you have ever imagined you would be working at a university? No, not really. Ironically, in my late teens, I was enrolled at one point to go to Waite in WA. I was going to study economics or business or something but I ended up in a band. A very good one too. I was very lucky. I really appreciated the ANU inviting me and awarding me into the Coombs fellowship for 2015. It has been a very interesting experience and a very enjoyable one.Tell us, what has it been like this year and give us an idea of a typical day at work for you? Sure. I have basically been doing seminars. I have sat in on lectures and have contributed both myself and been a very interesting journey for me, also seeing how other people teach and mentor. I have done that myself. I have had one on one tuition experiences with the students and I probably learnt as much as I have taught actually.Tell us, what do the students think having a rock star in the studio with them? What have they taken away from having you there this year? That is an interesting question. I suppose the celebration of that for this year is tomorrow night, sound bites ACT is a concert that I am putting on in conjunction with arts ACT and the ANU and the students themselves. Also from the wider community, there is music for Canberra, there is a young band called Acoustic Phobia and a band called J Block and there is a called called Aponomous and a band Hugo Lee. These guys are also and the Gypsy Scholars, probably the most well-known local Canberra band. They are all great. I will be doing a set at the end with the students. That is the idea of it.Have they influenced your musical styles or tastes at all this year? Yes, I would say the students have influenced my tastes and also my sense of enthusiasm. Having a long career within the music and international show business, in that sense, you get a look at things and you start to think it is one thing but it is really interesting to go back and explore other peoples' dreams and their talents and see what they are looking for, how I can help them in some small way has been a good journey and I hope for them.Have you been penning some new songs on the university campus this year? Actually, I have already written some new material of late. Not so much actually this year but I have got some ideas which I am keen to explore and I will be playing some new material tomorrow night with the students.That is terrific. I reckon many in the audience wouldn't forgive me if I didn't ask what are the chances of another 'INXS' tour or album? I don't think that is very likely right now. I miss the guys and I love them dearly.Just before we say goodbye, tell us again the details for tomorrow night's concert? Details are it is called Sound Bites ACT and is being held at the ANU bar. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Tickets are $15. You have to be there. Andrew Farriss, delighted to have talked to you.Thank you.It is the end of an era, with Holden unveiling the last model Commodore it will build in Australia today. Holden will shut down production in 2017 after 69 years. Engineers say the run will end on a high note.It is enough to get rev-heads salivating with a 6.2 litre engine, this is the most powerful V8 Commodore yet. For the Holden engineers test driving it today this is the best part of the job.The car's fantastic to drive. It is an exciting car. The new V8 makes the car very quick. The sound also, it gives it a great theatre. The Commodore has been part of the Australian streetscape and lifestyle for decades. It can do amazing things.Back in the 1960s Holden accounted for one in three cars on Australian roads. And the Commodore spent years at the top as Australia's No.1 selling car. But lowered tariffs and a flood of imports but the brakes on that and the withdrawal of Federal subsidies led General Motors to pull the plug on locally made Holdens in 2017. Until then the Commodore V8 will be music to enthusiasts' ears. The saying used to be there is nothing like a V8 but this car's sound track has more to do with engineering and electronic wizardry than the traditional mechanical burr bell.V8 customers are very much - they want to know that they have the V8 under the bonnet. More is more, if you like.However the noise it made it can't mask the sound of production quietly winding down at the Elizabeth plant. It once made more than 100,000 cars a year. Now it is down to 240 cars a day and jobs are continually being shed.Whilst the future is going to be different, we are still positive about it. This has been a great ride for sure with this platform. Inevitably it comes to an end and we move on to the next thing. Holden says the Commodore brand will live on but from 2017, the cars will roll off a ship filled by a foreign factory. We are going to cross to the Sydney Opera House now where the NSW Premier Mike Baird is speaking at a reception to celebrate 70 years of the United Nations. Thank you very much Mike and can I adopt and embellish all of your acknowledgements to all the very distinguished guests rehave here tonight. Can I also echo your remarks about the loss of Jackie Sutton. The workers, the staff of the UN put their lives on the line all the time and all too often pay the highest price. The United Nations is often seen as being a largely administrative exercise but its servants, its collaborators, including many Australians, many Australian servicemen and women and policemen and women, over many years, over 65,000 Australians have served in UN missions around the world. Keeping the peace, supporting the peace, helping the helpless is often very dangerous work. When we celebrate the 70th birthday of the United Nations, the United Nations is born on the same day that I was born. I am a little bit younger than the United Nations. All my life, I have had my birthday on United Nations day, so I feel specially privileged to be here as your PM celebrating United Nations day. Can I also add to the list of acknowledgements, that of Robert Hill, very distinguished predecessor of Marise Payne as defence minister and a predecessor of mine as Environment Minister but above all, in this context, United
Australia's ambassador to the United Nations. Australia plays a very committed role in the United Nations system. As you know, Doc Evett was the third President of the general assembly. We were there at the foundation and we have been an enthusiastic partner, member of the United Nations ever since. Julie Bishop demonstrated how important a role on the security council could be when she was able to secure the entire support of the global community to stand up and take on the challenge of the shocking crime that was committed over the Ukraine in the shooting down of MH17. Julie demonstrated how powerful that United Nations platform was. As you know, we have logged a claim for a future bid for the security council, some years hence, and we have also lodged a bid to join the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. There is a continuing commitment to the United Nations. Mike talked about the compassion of the UN and the compassion of Australia. Let me say this to you, that the United Nations is the single largest most idealistic organisation in the world. Every nation is a member. It was designed or built by some, I suppose, to end wars but more realistically, to work together and challenge the proposition that Mike is right. 2,500 years ago or thereabouts, the Athenian general wrote what is probably the earliest work of real history. His history of the war between the Atheneans and Spartans. In book five he describes a time when the Atheneans led by the General went to the island of Milos, which was neutral and said to the Mileans, you are either with us or against us. You have to join with us or we will finish you off. The Mileons said we are just a little country and we want to be independent. The debate is cronicled and it is called the Milean dialogue, probably the earliest exposition of real politic. At the end of it the Atheneans say to the Mileans, enough of this nonsense about justice and fairness, you know in the real world justice is only found between equals and power, as for the rest, the strong do as they will and the weak suffer as they must. That might is right proposition, it has nominated real politic forever since and no doubt before that dialogue. That is what the United Nations seeks to take on. The challenge that nations working correctively can say to the great and powerful, there are rules, the weak must be protected, the rule of law must be obeyed, not just domestically but internationally. Imperfect in its execution, dissatisfied United
often but the ideal of the United Nations is a vitally important one. I wanted to just conclude with this thought, that we are standing here on the shores of this beautiful harbour, in this great city in our great nation. We are the most successful multicultural society in the world. There is simply no other country, no other comparable country whose population is so diverse that is drawn from so many backgrounds, from so many faiths, ethnic and cultural backgrounds as Australia. In this city of Sydney, nearly a third of all the people that live in this city were born outside of Australia. We live together with great harmony. We live together with great harmony. What defines that harmony, nothing less than respect. Mutual respect. That two-way street of respect is what enables us to live together. It is what - it is the ideal which the United Nations aspires to. The rule of law, respect for others. High ideals, hard to achieve. So important to work hard and to aspire to. This is a great day, United
the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. A great ideal. We should all look forward to another 70 years of practical idealism from the United Nations. thank you very much. And you've been listening to
the PM Malcolm Turnbull speaking about the importance of the UN, marking its 70th year.Hello, you're watching ABC News, I'm Kirsten Aiken. More than 40 people have been killed in southern France after a horrific traffic accident on a country road. A bus carrying elderly passengers and a truck collided east of Bordeaux. Local media is reporting the force of the collision caused both vehicles to ignite. At least 41 passengers and the driver of the truck died. The cause of the crash is not yet clear. Paris-based 'Guardian' journalist Peter Allen says it's the worst French road disaster in more than 30 years.It's a horrific accident, the worst in France for 33 years. A coach set off early this morning from a small village near Bordeaux. It had maidly elderly people onboard, a lot of them handicapped and as it went to a village near Libourne, it collided with a lorry carrying wood and burst into flames. I've just been speaking to the Interior Ministry here and they fear speed may have been involved in this collision and of course given the age of a lot of the people onboard, they would have been in their 70s and 80s, they couldn't break their way out of the windows of the coaches and sadly perished inside the coach.Police have made several breakthroughs in their investigation into the violent murders of a mother and child.The remains of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and her young daughter, Khandalyce, were found in 2 States more than 5 years apart.Detectives say they have a number of suspects and have searched homes across SA and Canberra.The search for the killer of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and her daughter Khandalyce is gathering pace.We are currently pursuing a strong line of inquiry but we're keeping an open mind.Homicide detectives now know Karlie and Khandalyce were travelling in a 1986 red or maroon Commodore station wagon, originally registered in the Northern Territory. Since they went missing, the car was reregistered in NSW to another person. That person has been cleared of any involvement but the car's current owner and its location form a major part of the investigation. A number of houses in SA and the ACT have also been searched. The residents there are believed to be connected to an unconfirmed sighting of the victims in Canberra in 2008.Clearly we're looking at the possible involvement of more than one person and that's evident by the fact that we're doing search warrants across Australia.The police have identified a number of suspects, including prisoners in NSW who are serving time for violent crimes., we've looked at and are now speaking to peopleWho we suspect have actual knowledge of what occurred to this young mum and her little girl.Detectives believe Karlee - Karlie was killed in around December 2008.Homicide detectives have described this as a marathon investigation but they say they're constantly receiving new information and the case is progressing quickly. They're hopeful of making an arrest in the near future. The SA and NSW governments will pay for the funerals and repatriate the remains to Alice Springs .We will be able to do what the family wish and what many people here in SA wish and that is to reunite a mother with her daughter. A reunion after the most brutal separation.Police hunting father and son fugitives, Gino and Mark Stocco, say the pair have travelled several hundred kilometres across Victoria since Wednesday by disguising their vehicle. Police have expanded their search to a second area near the town of Benalla.With the new information police announced tonight they're now describing these men as very cunning, calling them modern day bush rangers. Up until late this afternoon, the police believed they were looking for 2 different vehicles but there's been a confirmed sighting of them. On Wednesday morning at a supermarket in Bairnsdale and now the police believe that the men have actually been using the same vehicle but disguising it by using different stickers, different licence plates, different attachments. Here's how the police described that this afternoon.What we can also confirm is that the registration plates that were on the vehicle that reversed into the police car were the same plates as the vehicle they were in in Bairnsdale. What they have done, though, is modified that land cruiser. They've put a yellow flashing light on the top of the back part of the cabin, they have put an L plate on the car, they have put a hitch on the back and changed some other features, decals and some other features on the car.With that new information, police are now changing the focus of their search away from Yea and towards Wangaratta, Bairnsdale and the James where that police car was rammed yesterday. And they're warning people that these men also have a high-powered hunting rifle. They're described as armed and dangerous, so police are saying if you do see them don't approach them but phone 000. Still to come - growing concerns for a bush walker missing in the Tasmanian wilderness. Plus the strongest Pacific hurricane in history. Authorities warn Cyclone Patricia will be catastrophic as it approaches Mexico's west coast.And in sport, Tasmanian trainer Mick Burles hopeful his colt hero racehorse can upstage the favourites in tomorrow's Cox Plate in Melbourne. Three greyhound trainers implicated in the live baiting scandal have all pleaded guilty to animal cruelty offences. The trainers, all from NSW, now face lengthy jail sentences. Ian Morgan from Telopea was shown on the ABC's 'Four Corners' program using a live poss - possum as a lure. He pleaded guilty to one count of serious animal cruelty and is facing up to two years in jail. John and Tony Couchy have pleaded guilty to a combined 15 counts of animal cruelty and live baiting offences. They're the first to plead guilty since 'Four Corners' exposed the live baiting practice in February. There are growing concerns about a bush walker missing in Tasmania's south-west wilderness. He hasn't been seen or heard from since phoning police yesterday to say he was lost. The man was walking the notorious Mount Anne circuit in the south-west national park where weather conditions are near freezing.Xavier Lane-Mullin s left his campsite early yesterday morning to take on the steep terrain of Mount Anne. It's described as one of Tasmania's most challenging bush walks. 8 hours later he called police. He was lost near the peak of the mountain and running out of phone battery.Conditions up there last night were very cold, icy conditions on the plateau and at this stage the longer the search goes on obviously the greater our concern.Emergency services responded quickly.We were dropped in probably about 10:00, 10:00 or 11:00 last night and we've walked about 3am in the morning. We've had about 3 hours sleep and back up at 6, continuing the search.There's been no further contact with the 37-year-old Red Cross worker. He was dressed in a rain coat, thermals and shorts.During the day, police dropped in tracker dogs and more search crews arrived. They say conditions have been difficult.We've got search crews on the Eliza plateau but because there's cloud the helicopters are unable to get to the area we really want to look at.As conditions deteriorate and the temperature falls, the missing walker at the very least faces another cold and wet night in Tasmania's rugged south-west. Tasmanian Liberal senator Eric Abetz has been accused of being a dinosaur for using the term Negro. Recently demoted to the back bench, Senator Abetz made the comment on commercial radio during a debate about same-sex marriage.Justice Clarence Thomas, the Negro American on the Supreme Court.Eric Abetz is a dinosaur. He holds the views of a dinosaur. The ethnic or cultural background of a judge of the American Supreme Court irrelevant to the gentleman's judgments.In a statement, Senator Abetz said the term was used in the last US census and by Justice Clarence Thomas himself. Asbestos is being found in imported building products that have been declared free of the potentially deadly material.Industry groups concerned about the risk are demanding a Border Force crackdown to avoid a new wave of related diseases. Stephanie Smail has this exclusive report.Asbestos is banned in Australia, but this cement board ready for use in a local home or building site, is laced with it.They detected the presence of white asbestos.It's one of the products being made in factories like these overseas, then shipped to Australia. This sample arrived from China two months ago with a certificate claiming it's asbestos free.It will bring through another wave of asbestos-related diseases.Industry groups are blaming border protection officials for not stopping the potentially deadly products from entering the country.From what we know Customs a checking less than 5% of all products coming into Australia so it's very, very difficult to identify which products are coming in and which products do contain asbestos.Border Force admits imported building products are a problem. The Commissioner has told Senate estimates this week there's no guarantee buildings constructed since the 2003 asbestos ban are risk free.Would you agree with that summation by the agency?Yes, I do.The commissioner was quizzed about Customs' role in protecting Australians from contaminated products.You know, that's where we can stop this, at the gate, so to speak.No, you're rightWe've certainly raised the level of consciousness and awareness in our work force in relation to their responsibilities in this regard.Border Force said risk assessments are done on all imported cargo and any considered high-risk are physically examined. Over 30 suppliers, importers and products are on a watch list with more than half considered high-risk for asbestos contamination. The cement board is the latest in a string of building products manufactured overseas to test positive for asbestos. Last year it was also found in cement board in the ACT and in an imported shed in NSW. Australian officials are due to discuss the issue with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this weekend.Certainly prohibited products like asbestos will be part of that conversation.Industry groups say it's time to stamp out the asbestos threat.The Brisbane Magistrates Court has heard details of an alleged rape four men committed against a male friend with a beer bottle on Australia Day. The court heard the incident happened after heavy drinking and that the victim only became aware after a video of the alleged rape was posted on Facebook.Charges against one of the defendants, a 19-year-old, were mentioned in court today.He's not guilty, it's all a prank.The court heard the accused are all old school friends and two of them are in a Brisbane football team training squad.Geelong Grammar's commercial manager has told the child abuse royal commission the Victorian school is looking to change the way it deals with the victims of sexual abuse.Andrew Moore admitted the exclusive school could be seen as hard-nosed when it refused to admit the facts in a sexual abuse case in which the perpetrator had already pleaded guilty.He said the school had already stopped using the so-called limitations defence to avoid being sued in historic child sex abuse cases.He says it's looking at making further changes.It hasn't started yet. We've had initial internal discussions about the limitations offence, as I presented yesterday. But in the wider form of things it will be a discussion that we'll have.The royal commission will consider final submissions at a later date.Recreational shooting isn't everyone's idea of fun. But one Coalition Senator believes the sport is deeply misunderstood. The Victorian Nationals Senator, Bridget Mackenzie has spent the day on a shooting range with journalists from the Canberra press gallery. Regional reporter Lucy Barbour was one of them. This isn't a typical way to end a parliamentary sitting week. Normally the politicians have left town and the journalists are busy planning for the week ahead. Today, however, one Nationals senator as brought a group of journalists here to the outskirts of Canberra to share with us her favourite hobby - shooting.And she's even brought her own gun.Nice wood, see, that's what everybody says when they see it.I sort of rock up on my way to Senate estimates at the counter on Sunday and place my special package on the conveyor belt and what do we have here? I have a firearm and there was a physical reaction of pulling away from me. So I think that's why days like this are so important, that's why it's important that law-abiding firearm owners are proud of what we do, that we talk about the contribution that we make to society so that we can break down the stereotype and actually guns can once again become as common a sporting equipment as a hockey stick. There's a whole section of the Australian society that denigrates hunters and shooters, that thinks we're a pack of rednecks, that don't have an intellectual bone in our body and don't care for the body and are potential mass murderers. I think there's a whole section in our society that views us as that. And we're not. We're simply not. How exactly does shooting or recreational shooting contribute to society economically and socially?I think that's a really good question. There was a recent study done in my home State of Victoria where hunting alone contributes over $340 million to our economy and most of that is spent in regional Victoria. 1,500 jobs are directly related to the hunting industry within Victoria.Today cabinet Minister Christopher Pyne said both sides of Government are committed to not watering down gun laws, what's your response to that?Well I don't think the national firearm agreement needs changing. It's a good agreement, it was done as a result of a significant issue. Law-abiding firearms have learnt to live with it and I don't think we actually need to water it down and I don't think we need to tighten it up.It's the end of an era with Holden today unveiling the last model Commodore it will build in Australia. Holden will shut down production in 2017 after 69 years. Engineers say the run will end on a high note.It's enough to get rev heads salivating, with a 6.2 litre engine, this is the most powerful V8 Commodore yet. This is the best part of the job.The car's fantastic to drive, it's a real exciting car, with the new V8 makes the car very quick. But the sound also, you know, gives it a great theatre with it.The Commodore has been part of the Australian streetscape and lifestyle for decades. ADVERTISEMENT: It can do amazing things. Zbrt-Back in the 1960s Holden accounted for 1 in 3 cars on the Australian roads and the Commodore spent years at the top as Australia's number 1 selling car. But lower tariffs and a flood of imports put the brakes on that and the withdrawal of federal subsidies led General Motors to pull the plug on locally made Holdens in 2017. But until then, the Commodore V8 will be music to enthusiasts' ears.The saying use Dodd be there's nothing like a V8 but this car's sound track has got more to do with engineering and electronic wizardry that the traditional mechanical burble.V8 customers are very much - they want to know that they have the V8 under the bonnet. More is more, if you like.However the noise is made, it can't mask the sound of production quietly winding down at the Elizabeth plant. It once made more than 100,000 cars a year. Now it's down to 240 cars a day and jobs are continually being shed.Whilst the future is going to be different, we're still very positive about it and this has been a great ride for sure with this platform. But it inevitably comes to an end and we move onto the next thing so we're very excited about the next generation of Commodore.Holden says the Commodore brand will live on but from 2017 the cars will roll off a ship filled by a foreign factory. A young man wearing a mask and wielding a sword posed for photos with students at a school in Sweden before killing 2 people and injuring 2 others. The man was shot dead by police who were trying to find out what motivated his attack.Early in the morning a young man walked into this school dressed head to toe in black, carrying a sword.He attacked and by the time police arrived he killed one teacher and seriously injured 2 teenage boys. TRANSLATION: He was searching systematically in the school building. We can follow the blood trail around the premises and he walks into classrooms, knocks on the door and when the pupil opens he's attacked.They were aged 15 and 11. One of them later died in hospital. The attacker was shot by police and died in hospital too. At one point, he appeared to pose no threat to students, posing for photographs with some TRANSLATION: We thought it was a joke, a Halloween prank or something, but it wasn't.But what followed was horrific. TRANSLATION: By the entrance on the outside we found an injured adult man. On the inside we found an adult man dead. On the second floor inside the school we found # - 2 youths who had been injured by the perpetrator.Some students locked themselves in classrooms and cleaning cup boards to hide from him. TRANSLATION: We started to cry, we panicked. We panicked.Parents rushed to the school to check their children were safe. There's been no indication of why the young man went to the school in Trollhattan near Gothenberg with the intent to kill. TRANSLATION: School is supposed to be the place of learning and friendship and play, it's a black day for Sweden.School attacks are rare in Sweden. The residents of this small industrial town are asking how this could happen and grown into a
why.Hurricane Patricia has grown into a potentially catastrophic category 5 storm as it bears down on Mexico's central Pacific coast. Authorities have declared a state of emergency handing out sandbags in preparation for flooding as steady rain begins to fall in the area around the port of Manzanillo. The hurricane is expected to bring winds of about 240km/h when it strikes early tomorrow morning.The US has warned its nationals to stay clear of beaches and rough seas and to take shelter as instructed by Mexican officials.Indonesian children suffering from acute health problems caused by smoke haze could soon be evacuated to sea .Thick smoke from Indonesian bushfires continues to choke parts of South-East Asia including Singapore.Health authorities there say pollution levels have reached dangerous levels. The Indonesian Government says it may have to evacuate some residents onto military ships for several months. Authorities warn it will take weeks of steady rain to put out the fires which are part of the country's annual slash and burn agricultural practices.And we'll get an update on the problems the haze is causing across South-East Asia from our correspondent Adam Harvey later this hour.The US has suffered its first combat casualty in the battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq. An American commando died after being injured in a daring operation to rescue scores of hostages from an IS prison. American boots are back on the ground in Iraq, storming an Islamic State makeshift prison where inmates were about to be killed in another mass execution.Their lives were in danger within a matter of hours.The IS prison combound was in the predominant Kurdish province of Kirkuk. According to the US, graves have been dug with the executions scheduled afternoon morning prayer. 5 Chinook and black hawk hell comers swept in. Air strikes were launched to prevent ill tants sending reinforcement. On the ground special commandos came under heavy fire. They'd expected to find 20 prisoners, instead they rescued 70.Including more than 20 members of the Iraqi security forces, 5 ISIL terrorists were detained by the Iraqis and a number of ISIL terrorists were killed as well.And for the US, another grim milestone. The first soldier to die in combat since the pull out of 2011.For months, Kurdish and allied forces have been stepping up pressure on IS in and around Hawija. Just Lack last week Iraqi troops gained control of a large oil refinery. The US says the special forces overnight does not signal an escalation.It stig nal - signals a US intent that when the aim is something they want to achieve they are willing to do more offensive actions than they have up to this point.Offensive actions that also carry greater risk, something the US knows all too painfully.Mexican police have found an 800-metre long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the US. The tunnel, which starts from the Mexican city of Tijuana and stretches through to San Diego, is reported to belong to the drug gang of fugitive drug cartel leader Joaquin Guzman. Police detained 16 suspects and 10,000 kilograms of marijuana. They described a sophisticated tunnel which was well lit, ventilate and built with metal beams to prevent collapse. Mexican cartels have been struggling drugs to the US through underground tunnels for years.Indigenous groups have all over the world have gathered in Brazil to take part in the first world indigenous games.Participants from countries including Australia, Ethiopia, Mongolia and Philippines have taken part in a traditional fire lighting ceremony in anticipation of the games which officially kick off tomorrow.Among the sports included in the games are archery, spear tossing, canoeing and a race through a forest. One of the world's biggest film franchises is back in its 6th decade with 23 films to its name.The long-awaited new 007 adventure called Spectre will premier next week with Daniel Craig takes his 4th turn in the lead role.The last movie took $1 billion at the box office and a brace of Oscars. For 3 years fans have waited for the follow up.I was taking some overdue holiday. Every Bond movie is pressure, how much more did you feel because of the unprecedent ed success of 'Skyfall'.It's a very high-class problem to have. We wanted to celebrate Bond, we wanted to celebrate what it is to be - what a Bond movie is. But we didn't want to kind of look back and sort of, you know, copy what's been done before . We wanted to try to discover it.The answer then - pushing elements in spectre far further than in the past. Bigger set pieces. It's the longest Bond movie to date. And director Sam Mendes casting Monica Baluchi, at 51007's oldest love interest ever.I think it's the first time that we've seen Bond date a woman that is mature. It's revolutionary some way. Sam wanted to represent this woman in her 50s like 50 years old and because he wants to show her loneliness.The Bond team also knows it's fundamental to the film's success because of its twists and turns under wraps in a world where maintaining secrecy has become more challenging movie by movie.Shall we get started?I'm astonished more didn't get out, actually, because at a certain point, particularly with the Sony hat in the first part of pre production, I thought they're going to find out everything. Someone's going to hack the script somewhere. So you go into it with almost no hope that you're going to achieve this level of secrecy.One final secret, is this really Daniel Craig's fare well to bond?Who knows, I don't know.Still plenty of time to decide although not quite all the time in the world.Time for the weather. Here's Graham Creed.Still got some thunderstorms through parts of Queensland. Severe thunderstorm warning is for the potential of damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall. But the number of thunderstorms under that warning really starting to ease back and become a smaller, more concentrated area. We've had thunderstorms through eastern areas of WA, they're going to continue to redevelop as we move into tomorrow afternoon, pushing into western parts of the Northern Territory and SA. But in between these two troughs we've got relatively clear conditions under the influence of a high pressure system. That high is bringing some milder air into the south-east after a couple f cooler days. Should be mostly dry and sunny though some high cloud creeping into parts of Victoria and SA. Showers and storms more likely about the western districts of the State. There could be the odd shower or two about the southern coast late afternoon or into the evening. Perhaps a few showers also developing about the west coast of Tasmania and it's overnight that they should then start to spread right across Tasmania as we move into Saturday night.Now showers and thunderstorms also through the eastern parts of Queensland, potentially not as widespread or as severe as we've seen over the last day or two. Anything in Brisbane really just expected to be an isolated morning shower: Most of the cloud is further inland but there are a couple of isolated showers down around the southwestern corner of the State but most of those are well south of Perth and the falls from them are expected to be light. That trough gradually starts to move into the south-east on Sunday, so the southeastern States looking at the potential of some showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. We'll see that then move into NSW and Queensland on Monday. In fact a week's worth of fairly unsettled conditions and hopefully some worthwhile rainfall. The top stories - at least 42 people have been killed in a collision between a truck and a bus in south-west France. The two vehicles collided head on in the town of Libourne, east of Bordeaux. It's understood that the bus was carrying elderly people who were setting off on a day trip.Police have turned the focus of a murder investigation to the car Karlie Pearce-Stevenson was seen driving before she and her daughter were killed.NSW police have confirmed they're speaking to a number of people they believe have actual knowledge of what happened to the mother and toddler.Police hunting father and son fugitives, Gino and Mark Stocco, say the pair have travelled several hundred kilometres across Victoria since Wednesday by disguising their vehicle. Police say the men were spotted in bairn dale in the State's east on Wednesday and rammed a police car in Benalla in the north-east yesterday.And Hurricane Patricia has grown into a potentially catastrophic category 5 storm as it bears down on Mexico's central Pacific coast.Authorities have declared a state of emergency handing out sandbags in preparation for flooding. The hurricane is expected to bring winds of about 320km/h when it strikes early tomorrow morning. Time for 'The Business' now with Elysse Morgan. Welcome to The Business. Coming up on the program - another day, another rate rise, the win for shareholders as the customers pay the price.And the problem for Beijing as China's slowing as the money pouring out speeds up.Well one by one the big banks have fallen in behind each other, after a chilly week going it alone in raising its mortgage rates, Westpac was joined by the Commonwealth Bank yesterday, NAB this morning and ANZ this afternoon. The cost of borrowing in the $1.2 trillion mortgage market is rising just as the cost of beefing up capital is passed onto customers and not shareholders. The hikes have backed the Reserve Bank into a corner. The November meeting could now yield a rate cut.The cost of keeping the banks unquestionably strong has come at a cost. Customers, the banks say, were warned.In fact the top banker at the ANZ Bank recently issued this blunt statement saying customers will pay more for home lending after announcing a record $7.3 billion profit.It all relates to the financial system inquiry, a blueprint for safer, fairer banking. The report's author, and a former banker himself, David Murray, says the banks have overstepped the mark.By moving 20 basis points Westpac is inviting the obvious response from the regional and other banks to compete harder.Research commissioned by the financial inquiry found that boosting the bank's coffers would only have a modest impact on home loan costs. Around 0.1%. That's