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(generated from captions) This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. The West Australian Premier meets residents at the Pinjarra evacuation centre, saying the government will help rebuild the small town in the wake of devastating fires. The Prime Minister to head to the United States later this month for talks with President Obama on Islamic State and Asia-Pacific trade. The world's most wanted drug kingpin, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, back in Mexican custody after a 6-month man-hunt. It is 4:00pm eastern daylight time. This is Sky News National. I'm Jacinta Tynan. Also today: A Philadelphia police officer seriously injured in an ambush shooting by a gunman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State. In sport, it's a big day in tennis for a couple of young Aussie stars - Nick Kyrgios will tonight headline the Hopman Cup final, while Bernard Tomic is in the semis in Brisbane. On Sky News Weather, a cool change will help to moderate the bushfires burning in the south-west corner on Sunday. We are expecting to see very warm conditions across the south-east. Join me on channel 603 for your latest weather details. This is Sky News National. Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has met with residents at an evacuation centre in Pinjarra, where he declared the area affected by raging bushfires a natural disaster zone. Emergency warnings remain in place, but the alert level has been downgraded in some parts, with easing weather conditions. More than 120 homes have been destroyed and three people are unaccounted for. Sky News Perth reporter Danica De Giorgio joins us now live. Danica, the Premier has pledged to help those who have lost everything? Yeah, that's right, Jacinta. The Premier came here to the Pinjarra evacuation centre earlier this afternoon, where he met with residents here who have been affected by this bushfire and did pledge more relief funds for them. In the last hour or so, this bushfire - the conditions there appear to have deteriorated, with once again Harvey back under the emergency warning level due to a break-out. That emergency warning now covers east of Waroona, Hamill, Cookenup, Harvey and back to Yarloop again. Despite assurances that everybody in the fire-affected region had been accounted for, three people are still missing, confirmed by fire commissioner Wayne Gregson. Let's take a listen. I've always said there are people unaccounted for. I had three names. They are still unaccounted for. There has been confusion. I know there were three other people that were unaccounted for and have since turned up. The initial three people we had concerns for are still outstanding.The Premier said that he admires people's spirits here who've really lost absolutely everything and has now called this a natural disaster. Let's hear what he had to say.The area has been declared a natural disaster between the Commonwealth and the State, and that will immediately activate further support, both for individuals, for businesses, and particularly for local government in restoring infrastructure, 'cause the damage bill is going to be very significant, a large one. Also, the Lord Mayor launched a distress fund yesterday. State Government has contributed $1 million to start that fund. That will be to help individuals to re-establish themselves. I'd urge as many West Australians as they can, if you can, like me, make a personal donation to support the people in the south-west going through what has been a long fire event of four days and still continues on today. 60 firefighters from NSW have touched down in Perth and will make the journey here as they relieve the firefighters who've been working around the clock since this bushfire was sparked by lightning. There are some 250 firefighters still on the ground working to strengthen containment lines, as well as trying to control flare-ups. Conditions have moderated in the area, but authorities say that could get worse later today, given we are expecting thunderstorms in the region. We do know 121 homes so far confirmed as destroyed in the town of Yarloop. Yarloop has really felt the brunt of this bushfire. Residents describing it as a fireball, saying once it came down that hill in Yarloop, nothing could have stopped the fire front. I spoke to a resident here at the evacuation centre earlier who has lost his home. Let's hear what he had to say.I stayed there till yesterday afternoon. I spent the night in town watching the town burn. In the morning, I went back to have a look at my house, and that's when I've seen there's nothing left. Sat there for a little while and thought about it, and I thought, "Well, tomorrow's a better day." I'll rebuild and carry on again. It's gonna take a long time, but you've gotta look on the upside rather than the downside. More than 70,000 hectares have so far been destroyed. This perimeter is still some 222km wide. It's absolutely covering a massive area here. Jacinta, people are being urged to register with the Red Cross so that way authorities know they're safe and are accounted for. Alright, Danica De Giorgio. Thank you for that update. We will check in with you throughout the evening. Malcolm Turnbull has announced he'll make his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister later this month. The PM will visit Washington DC on the 18th and 19th of January, meeting with US President Barack Obama. The two are expected to discuss the ongoing efforts to combat Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mr Turnbull will also deliver a national security address at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Earlier, we spoke to former congressional aide and Sky News contributor Bruce Wolpe, who'll be among many analysts watching that visit.They're going to discuss Islamic State, Iraq, Syria. The Trans-Pacific Partnership. But I also think the issue of North Korea will become frint and centre, given the nuclear test, whatever it was, that occurred a couple of days ago. The question will be how to focus more leverage on North Korea to get it off the course that it is on, which is very dangerous and very destabilising? I think that will be there. They will discuss China and the South China Sea. They will discuss China's economy, because that's having ripple effects around the world globally, US markets down, Australia very anxious about the effects of China's slowdown and its market moves here for our economy. So there's plenty. And you will find them in sync, they'll have a good personal rapport, they both like to give very long answers at press conferences and, I think they'll get along really well. To some developing news - a police man-hunt is under way in Victoria, after a 36-year-old woman was stabbed at her Geelong home. Police are searching for a 43-year-old man who is known to the victim and fled the scene following the attack. The woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after she was stabbed in the back during the altercation this afternoon. Mexican authorities have snared drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in a bloody raid, recapturing one of the world's most notorious and slippery criminals. Members of Mexico's navy caught Guzman in Los Mochis in Sinaloa state. Officials say five people aligned with Guzman were killed during the raid, with six others arrested. His head covered in a white blanket, the most wanted drug lord in the world, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, led away by authorities after six months on the run. Mexican marines launching the raid in the drug lord's home state of Sinaloa before dawn, killing five cartel members in the firefight. Inside the hide-out, an arsenal of weapons - M-16s and Russian RPGs. Authorities tracking him to a nearby hotel. Today, that image of Guzman in handcuffs sitting on a bed wearing a dirty shirt. The Mexican President tweeting: "Mission accomplished. We have him." His July escape from his cell humiliating authorities, removing his ankle monitor, going to the shower area where he ducks and disappears. ABC News was the first American network inside that cell. We are in El Chapo's cell. Here's that camera. Here's that surveillance camera.From the shower into a mile-long underground tunnel dug out by his own team of expert engineers, a modified motorcycle whisking the kingpin away to a half-built house that would be used as a secret escape. It was Guzman's second prison escape. His first in 2001, when he allegedly escaped from one of Mexico's top security prisons in a laundry cart. In October 2015, Guzman was cornered in the mountains after a fierce gun battle, still managing to escape. The man responsible for a quarter of all the illegal drugs that come into America finally back in custody. A police officer in Philadelphia has been seriously injured in a shooting in which the suspect pledged allegiance to Islamic State. Officer Jessie Hartnett was on patrol when he was ambushed by a man wearing a long white robe who fired several shots at close range. Shots fired!

That was call made in the moments after these images were captured. The first voice - that of the officer hit multiple times by the gunman hit here. The man approached the stationary police car shortly before midnight, firing repeatedly. Leaning into the car and discharging his weapon 11 times inside. It's extraordinary that the officer targeted was not more seriously injured during what has been condemned as a barbaric attack.He certainly was targeting police. It wasn't just targeting a motorist driving down the street. He knew who he was shooting at. And my God, I mean, the way he's got his arm inside that vehicle, I mean, he knew what he was doing. He was trying to assassinate this police officer.Officer Jessie Hartnett was hit three times, but managed to get out of his car and return fire, injuring the gunman, who later told police he'd carried out the attack in the name of Islam. Pledging allegiance to Islamic State. He's been named as Edward Archer from Philadelphia. The FBI is now on the ground trying to establish whether he was linked to any terror network or acted alone.We have a suspect upstairs. The homicide unit talked to him. Right away, he didn't have anything to say. Then he stated he pledges his allegiance to Islamic State. He follows Allah. And that is the reason he was called pawn to do this.US officials have been on a high state of alert following a series of Islamic State-linked attacks, including the shooting of 14 people in San Bernadino, California, and the November attacks in Paris. The White House has just announced a special task force is to be established to counter violent extremism in the US. Federal officials are working to establish whether the Philadelphia attack fits that profile. Five men have vanished from Hong Kong, all of them connected to a publishing company that criticises communist China. Now, protesters are taking to the streets, demanding to know what has happened to the men, worried their free speech may be under threat. In front of the book store tonight, protesters demanded to know why the men went missing.Why do you care so much about this issue? TRANSLATION: If these five can easily disappear, then one day me or my family can vanish simply for saying or doing something.The five men were all tied to - behind the staircase, it doesn't look like much of a threat. With salacious titles on the wall, criticising China's leaders.This story talks about the private life of China's First Lady, and this book here predicts the collapse of China's President, Xi Jinping.On December 30th, publisher Lei Bao never returned home. Days later, a faxed letter, report purportedly written by Lee, said he was cooperating with an investigation, and had main his own way to the mainland.We are concerned about incidents of political kidnap.You're calling this a political kidnapping?It must be.Hong Kong legislator Albert Ho worries Chinese authorities, or their agents, illegally snatched Lee and took him to China.What is at stake here for Hong Kong?This incident is explosive. It really hits the nerves of every ordinary citizen, because it's more than freedom of publication.But a risk these protesters are willing to take to protect their freedom of speech.

Across Australia and New Zealand, the sis Sky News Live around the world. You're watching Australia channel. Coming up on Sky News National - sport with Morgan Kasmarik, as Jordan Spieth proves why he's the number one in Hawaii.

The top stories - Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has met with residents at the Pinjarra evacuation centre, saying his government would help rebuild the township of Yarloop in the state's south-west, which has been decimated by fire. Malcolm Turnbull will head to the United States later this month for his first trip there as Prime Minister. He'll hold talks with President Barack Obama, with the pair expected to discuss the threat of Islamic State. The world's most wanted drug kingpin is now back in Mexican custody - five people were killed in a raid that led to the recapture of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman after what's been a 6-month man-hunt. Sunday's weather - cooler conditions finally for Perth, but it's only just starting to heat up in South Australia. Sport now with Morgan Kasmarik. Bernard Tomic has fallen short in Brisbane, unfortunately?He had a great tournament, but the semifinal against Milos Raonic was just a little step too far for Bernie. He's bowed out of the semifinals at the Brisbane International. Tomic went down in a tight one to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic. He will now play either Roger Federer or Austrian Dominic Thiem in the decider. Both sebts went to tie breaks, with Tomic going down each time. He fought back from 5-1 down in the second tie break to level at 5-5, but couldn't get over the line.

He's got there! He's in the final for the second consecutive year! Raonic lost the final to Federer in Brisbane 12 months ago. Bernard Tomic will take on Milos Raonic for a spot - he lost those in two tiebreaker sets, rather. Tonight, Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova will Tonight, Nick Kyrgios and Daria
Gavrilova will be playing the final of the Hopman Cup. They teamed up to beat France in an absolute thriller last night, the semifinal coming down to the mixed doubles. France fought back to win the second set. Gavrilova had to show nerves of steel in the tie break as she and Kyrgios saved match point.

Oh, my goodness! What a shot on match point down! Can you believe it!

Kyrgios stepped up next - he brought up match point, then finished it off in one last nail-biting rally.

That'll do it! Australia are into the final of the Hopman Cup 2016! Kyrgios and Gavrilova will back up to take on Ukraine tonight in the decider, as they look to end to take on Ukraine tonight in the
decider, as they look to end Australia's 17-year Hopman Cup title drought. It will be a dream final at the Qatar Open. World number one Novak Djokovic will meet Rafael Nadal. The Serb had to work hard against Tomas Berdych before moving through to a 16th straight Tour final.

Powers of recovery that are just out of this world... Final score 6-3, 7-6. Now awaiting the Djoker is world number five, Rafael Nadal. He cruised through in his semi, easily moving through to his 99th career final. The Renegades will clash against their Melbourne rivals the Star Wars in the Big Bash tonight. The Renegades will be desperate for a win given they have to take on the Thunder on Monday. They will have test batsman Usman Khawaja back on board. Khawaja will be a big boost, given the Thunder's recent form slump, which has seen them lose the last three matches.We weren't sure about Usman. His form this summer has been incredible. Finished his test match duties with Australia, so yeah, we definitely want him, and need him.The injured skipper, who remains an outside chance of playing due to a hamstring problem, as the Thunder looks to revive their campaign for a maiden finals appearance. The Brisbane Heat's Big Bash League finals hopes are over, losing to the Adelaide strikers in front of almost 34,000 at The Gabba last night. Chasing 176 to win, Strikers opener Mahela Jayawardene picked up a leg injury, but that didn't stop him swinging for the fences.

He's hit that hard, Jayawardene, with an injured hamstring! Back-to-back 50s for the Sri Lankan legend.All top three batsmen - Ludeman, Jayawardene and Head - all scored half-centuries as the Strikers got home by eight wickets. World number one Jordan Spieth is already showing why he is the one to catch again this season. He sits at the pointy end of the leaderboard in Hawaii at the Tournament of Champions event that opens the US PGA Tournament of Champions event that
opens the US PGA tour. Australia's Steven Bowditch isn't far off the pace after a second-round 67. Jason Day struggled, though, through to an even-par round. The day belonged to the American superstar - Spieth came up with a chip-in eagle on nine to take the outright lead at the halfway mark.

Wow!Figured it out... Kid's incredible. He just has a knack for scoring.We start thinking about Tiger Woods when Tiger was at the top of his game - every time he hit a shot, you expected it to go in. We're kind of getting there with Jordan Spieth!Bowditch went on a run of five birdieies on the turn to race up the leaderboard and sit at 10 under. Jason Day had a bogey-double-bogey finish to be three under. Aussie Brad Smith has saved Liverpool from embarrassment against Exeter in the third round of the FA Cup. Smith netted the only goal of the second half to help the Reds salvage a draw. Forget the transfer window, this was worth more for the locals. Even if a mounting injury list meant Jurgen Klopp had to field a barely recognisable 11. Australian Brad Smith started at left back, and he was caught out of position inside the opening 10 minutes.

It's an opening goal!The Premier League club was level less than five minutes later.

The referee looked to me as though he was going to point to the spot. Hitting the target suddenly proved difficult at both ends. Exeter missed a great chance inside the box... Box... ..Instead, converting from a much tougher angle.It's gone in! Adam Bogda in, is embarrassed again in Liverpool's goal!Exeter's shot-stopper was having a better game...Benteke with a trademark position and header.....But there was little he could do when the Australian on the field reacted fastest to a loose ball.It's put in by Smith!2-2 the final score, and a replay to come at Anfield. final score, and a replay to come
at Anfield. A clash between second and third on the A-League ladder is the pick of the games coming into Round 14 today. The first of three matches will start in Sydney, with the Sky Blues hosting the Jets:

Last night, the Central Coast Mariners suffered another blow in what has already been a tough season. They let a 3-0 half-time lead slip against Victory. The Mariners appears to be home when Mitch Austin scored their third late in the first half, but the Victory turned the match on its head in the second.

Thompson on the follow-up! 3-2! Now we've got a real game on our hands! Victory right back in it!Star striker Besart Berisha completed the comeback, levelling the scores in injury time to grab an unlikely point for Victory in Geelong. Jacinta, that is the very latest in sport for now. Morgan, thank you. See you later on. Here's the latest forecast Morgan, thank you. See you later
on. Here's the latest forecast with Samantha Dawson from Sky News Weather. Good afternoon. A cool change will push into the south-west for the end of the weekend. Perth on track to reach 28 degrees. Winds easing throughout the afternoon. We can expect to see a few storms through the early hours of Sunday morning. A hot day across South Australia. Please make sure you're staying hydrated. Adelaide on track to hit 38 degrees. Interior parts of Queensland seeing sunshine. On Sunday, Charleville will warm to 36 degrees. More storms for there Central Coast. It's looking like a pretty settled day across NSW. We are certainly drying out now across Newcastle and Sydney on track to reach 27 degrees. Sunshine right across Victoria. Heating up across the next few days. Melbourne - 31 degrees for Sunday afternoon, as high pressure provides clear skies and light winds in Tasmania. Hobart - 27 degrees after a warm start to your morning. Storms are likely along a trough in South Australia. Very hot in Coober Pedy - 41 degrees. More stormy skies featuring throughout the morning in the South-West Land Division and interior of the state. Darwin - 32 degrees for Sunday afternoon. Alice Springs on track to hit 39 degrees. The mercury will top 32 degrees in Wellington on Sunday afternoon. A front is working its way through. Showers on the way for Wellington. For more weekend weather details, you'll find us on channel 603. Sky News National continues with you'll find us on channel 603.
Sky News National continues with the top stories just ahead, including - bushfires in Western Australia destroy 121 homes, as three people believed to be in the fire zone remain unaccounted for.

It's 4:30 eastern daylight time. Good afternoon. I'm Jacinta Tynan. Checking the top stories on Sky News National: The West Australian town of Yarloop will be rebuilt after a bushfire wiped out at least 121 homes. The Premier says the State Government will help rebuild facilities, but he was unsure how many people will want to return. Malcolm Turnbull has announced he'll make his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister this month. Combating Islamic State will be a key talking point when Mr Turnbull meets President Barack Obama in Washington. The world's most wanted drug kingpin is now back in Mexican custody - five people were killed in a raid that led to the recapture of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman after what's been a 6-month man-hunt. Sunday's weather - cooler conditions, finally, for Perth - but only just starting to heat up in South Australia. Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has met with residents at an evacuation centre in Pinjarra, where he declared the area affected by raging bushfires a natural disaster zone. Emergency warnings remain in place, but the alert level has been downgraded in some parts, with easing weather conditions. More than 120 homes have been destroyed and three people are unaccounted for. Sky News Perth reporter Danica De Giorgio joins us now. Danica, the Premier has pledged to help those who have lost everything?Yes, that's right, Jacinta. The Premier came here to the Pinjarra evacuation centre earlier today, where he sat with residents, had a chat with them - most of them have lost a lot of their homes, but at this point we're not even sure when they will be allowed to go back home and what state their homes will be in at the time. Fears are held for three people still missing in the fire zone. Yesterday, authorities said that there were three people missing, then there was a bit of a mix-up with the communication levels, but it has been confirmed today that there are still three people missing, according to fire commissioner Wayne Gregson.I've always said there are three people unaccounted for. I had three names. Those three names are still not accounted for. So there has been a bit of confusion. I know that there were three other people unaccounted for that have since turned up. But the original three people who we had concerns for initially are still outstanding.When Colin Barnett came and visited residents here today, he said that this fire is still really, really big, and despite better conditions overnight, the danger is certainly not over. He commended residents for their spirit in this time of hardship, and also confirmed that disaster relief has been activated. Let's hear what he had to say.The area has been declared a natural disaster between the Commonwealth and the state, and that will immediately activate further support both for individuals, for businesses, and particularly for local government, in restoring infrastructure, 'cause the damage bill is going to be very significantly, ah, a large one. Also, the Lord Mayor - launched the Lord Mayor's distress fund yesterday. Um, State Government has contributed $1 million to start that fund, and that will be to help individuals to re-establish themselves. And I'd urge as many West Australians as they can - if you can, like me, make a personal donation to support the people in the south-west going through what has been a long fire event of four days and still continues on today. The town of Harvey is back under threat by this bushfire due to a flare-up, so that emergency warning covers Harvey as well as east of Waroona, Hamill, cookroom and Yarloop, although a watch-and-act does remain for Preston Beach, Lake Clifton, north of Waroona, as well as milep. Those conditions overnight did allow firefighters to get on top of the bushfires in those areas, but the danger certainly hasn't passed. Residents are being urged to remain vigilant. We do know 121 homes in the town of Yarloop have so far been destroyed. I spoke to a resident earlier who watched his home go up in flames. Let's tace a licken.I stayed there till yesterday afternoon. I spent the night in town watching the town burn. In the morning, I went back to have a look at my house. That's when I've seen there's nothing left. Sat there for a little while and thought about it and thought, "Well, tomorrow's a better day. I'll rebuild and carry on again." It's gonna take a long time, but you've got to look on the upside rather than the downside.Fire behaviour is expected to increase once again this afternoon, with thunderstorms predicted, as well as gusty winds. A bushfire is moving slowly in a south-easterly direction. We do know around 70,000 hectares has so far been destroyed. Jacinta, a community meeting will get under way here at the Pinjarra evacuation centre in around about 30 minutes' time, and hopefully residents will get an update on when they may be able to return back to their homes. Danica, we look forward to that update from you. Thank you. Malcolm Turnbull has announced he'll make his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister later this month. The PM will visit Washington DC on the 18th and 19th of January, meeting with US President Barack Obama. The two are expected to discuss the ongoing efforts to combat Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mr Turnbull will also deliver a national security address at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. Earlier, we spoke to former congressional aid and Sky News contributor Bruce Wolpe, who will be among many analysts watching that visit.The relationship is close. The alliance is solid. The personal rapport that the two leaders have established - it was evident in the round of meetings here in Asia. A couple of months ago, and they capitalised on that very quickly. There is a very big and important agenda the two of them want to discuss. North Korea says it's been pushed to the brink of war by South Korea's loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts. The broadcasts are in response to North Korea's fourth nuclear test on Wednesday, and are a mixture of anti-Pyongyang propaganda and South Korean pop music. At a rally today, a top North Korean official said the US and its allies are driving the situation towards war because they're jealous of the North's successful nuclear test. However, the US government and weapons experts doubt the North's claim the device it set off was a hydrogen bomb. The world's most wanted drug lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, has been recaptured in a dramatic shoot-out after he broke out of a Mexican prison for the second time. El Chapo has been on the run since July last year, and was captured by marines in his home state. A dramatic capture - the world's most wanted, most dangerous drug kingpin, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, back in Mexican custody after a nearly 6-month man-hunt.I think when most Americans think of organised crime, they naturally think of John Gotti, Al Capone. They pale in comparison to Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.According to a Mexican official, early Friday morning, Mexican Special Forces closed in on one of El Chapo's houses in his home state of Sinaloa. The Mexican navy says five of El Chapo's people were killed in a shoot-out, six others arrested. A Mexican marine was wounded. El Chapo captured in a nearby hotel. Mexican officials say the drug lord was surrounded by firepower. Also captured in the raid - a rocket launcher, eight rifles, and two armoured vehicles.He's known to have travelled throughout Sinaloa, oftentimes with a security force as many as 150.El Chapo's escapes from ledge prisons is legendary. He broke out in July through this elaborate tunnel. Previously, he eluded police through a trap door hidden under his bathtub. Now the Mexican government is under enormous pressure to extradite the drug lord.The only way the government of Mexico is going to ensure, absolutely, that they don't go through another embarrassing situation - another embarrassing escape - is to extradite him to the United States. A police officer in Philadelphia has been seriously injured in a shooting in which the suspect pledged allegiance to Islamic State. Officer Jesse Hartnett was on patrol when he was ambushed by a man wearing a long white robe who fired several shots at close range.

That call was made in the moments after these images were captured. The first voice, that of the officer hit multiple times by the gunman seen here. The man fired repeatedly shortly before midnight, leaning into the charge and discharging his weapon 11 times inside. It's extraordinary that the officer targeted was not more seriously injured during what has been condemned as a barbaric attack.He certainly was targeting police. It wasn't just targeting a motorist driving down the street. He knew who he was shooting at. And my God, I mean, the way he's got his arm inside that vehicle, I mean, he knew what he was doing. He was trying to assassinate this police officer.Officer Jesse Hartnett was hit three times, but managed to get out of his car and return fire, injuring the gunman, who later told police he'd carried out the attack in the name of Islam, pledging allegiance to Islamic State. He's been named as Edward Archer from Philadelphia, and the FBI is now on the ground, trying to establish whether he was linked to any terror network or acted alone. We had a suspect upstairs. The homicide unit talked to him. Right away, he didn't have anything to say. Then he stated he pledges his allegiance to strat, he follows Allah, and that is the reason he was called upon to do this.US officials have been on a high state of alert following a series of Islamic State-linked attacks, including the shooting of 14 people in San Bernadino, California, and the November attacks in Paris. The White House has just announced a special task force is to be established to counter violent extremism in the US. Federal officials are working to establish whether the Philadelphia attack fits that profile. Across Australia and New Zealand, you're on Sky News Live. Around the world, you're watching Australia channel. Coming up on Sky News National - sport with Morgan Kasmarik, as Bernard Tomic bows out at the Brisbane International.

The top stories - Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has met with residents at the Pinjarra evacuation centre, saying his government would help rebuild the township of Yarloop, which has been ravaged by bushfire. More than 120 homes have been destroyed and three people remain unaccounted for. Malcolm Turnbull will head to the United States later this month for his first trip there as Prime Minister. Fighting Islamic State and the TPP trade agreement will be the key talking points when the PM meets with Barack Obama. The world's most wanted drug kingpin is now back in Mexican custody. Five people were killed in a raid that led to the recapture of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman after what's been a 6-month man-hunt. Tomorrow's weather - cooler conditions finally for Perth, but it's only just starting to heat up in South Australia. Morgan Kasmarik is here with sport. Bernard Tomic has fallen short in Brisbane? Such a shame. It is a shame. He played so well over the last week, Jacinta, but fell just short today. Bernard Tomic has bowed out of the semifinals at the Brisbane International. He went down in a tight one to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic, who will now play either Roger Federer or Austrian Dominic Thiem in the decider. Both sets went to tiebreakers, with Tomic going down each time. He fought back from 5-1 down in the second Tomic going down each time. He
fought back from 5-1 down in the second set tiebreaker to level at 5-5, but couldn't get over the line.

He's got there! He's in the final for the second consecutive year! Raonic lost the final to Federer in Brisbane 12 months ago. And over in Perth tonight, it will be a big one for Australia - this evening's Hopman Cup final will be between Australia and the Ukraine. Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova booked their place in the decider after a thrilling semifinal win over France last night. Kyrgios was far too good in his singles match, and put Australia 1-0 up in the tie. Gavrilova lost her singles, but teamed up with Kyrgios to win the doubles in a thriller. They saved match point before nailing their own and put Australia on track to win the Hopman Cup for the first time since 1999.

That'll do it! Australia are into the final!Yeah, it's pretty special. You know, that was a pretty good feeling. That was really intense. I was actually really nervous, to be honest.I'm just so happy the crowd was amazing and, oh, my God, I have no words! The pair will meet Ukraine in the final this evening. The for Australia since 2003. And world number one Novak Djokovic and star Spaniard Rafael Nadal will warm up for the Australian Open by taking on each other in the final of the Qatar Open. Nadal did it easy in his semifinal, strolling through in straight sets, but the Djoker needed all his shots to beat Tomas Berdych.

He's in real trouble, is the Czech.

It's all square at 23-23 in the head-to-head record between the pair, but Djokovic won all four contests last year without dropping a set. Tonight's Big Bash League Melbourne derby without a stack of headline acts, with key players on national duty with the Australian one-day side. In contrast, the Sydney Thunder has been boosted by the timely return of test batsman Usman Khawaja. The Thunder is looking to snap a 3-game losing run on Monday against the Renegades and keep pace with the competition's top four.I think they're pretty much all must-wins at this stage of the competition. Yeah, I haven't studied, you know, the maths of it all, but all we're trying to worry about is putting in a good performance. We've had a couple of losses in a row. We want to turn that around and get some momentum. If we can, we'll be in good shape coming into the finals.After starting the season with three wins, the Thunder is in danger of slipping starting the season with three
wins, the Thunder is in danger of slipping out of finals contention. The Brisbane Heat are already out of the finals after losing to Adelaide in front of a big crowd last night. Chasing 176 to win, Strikers opener Mahela Jayawardene picked up a leg injury, but that didn't stop him from swinging for the fences.

He's hit that hard, Jayawardene, with an injured hamstring! 50 up, back-to-back 50s for the Sri Lankan legend.Adelaide's top three - Ludeman, Jayawardene and Head - all scored half-centuries, as the Strikers got home by eight wickets. World number one Jordan Spieth is already showing why he is the one to catch yet again this season. He sits at the pointy end of the leaderboard in Hawaii at the Tournament of Champions event, which has opened the Tournament of Champions event,
which has opened the US PGA tour, and leads by four shots. Australia's Steven Bowditch isn't far off the pace after a second-round 67. Jason Day struggled his way to an even-par round. The day belonged to the American superstar. Spieth came up with a chip and eagle on nine, helping him take the outright lead at the halfway mark.

Wow!Figured it out. Kid's incredible.Just has a knack for scoring.We start thinking about Tiger Woods when Tiger was at the top of his game - every time he hit a shot, you kind of expected it to go in. We're getting there with Jordan Spieth.Bowditch had five birdies at the turn to race at the leaderboard and sit at 10 under. Jason Day had a bogey/double bogey finish finish to be three under. A goal by Aussie Brad Smith has salvaged a draw for Liverpool against Exeter in the FA Cup. Jurgen Klopp was forced to field an inexperienced starting 11 to cover Liverpool's mounting injury list. The League Two side took a 2-1 lead into half-time after a goalkeeping howler, but Liverpool's Aussie left back came to the rescue in the second half.

It's put in by Smith! Liverpool are level, and his sense of adventure has paid off, with a second equaliser for Jurgen Klopp's team! It's actually a very good finish because it flew at him, and he got a really solid connection, Brad Smith, and it zipped back in, and it's 2-2! The game will now be replayed at Anfield. A clash between second and third on the A-League ladder is the pick of the games coming up in Round 14 today. The first of three matches will start in Sydney, with the Sky Blues hosting the Jets.

Things got under way with a stunning comeback in Geelong last night - the Melbourne Victory netted three second-half goals to score an unlikely draw with the Central Coast Mariners. The Mariners took a home game down to Geelong and the Victory were keen to make them regret the decision.

Good save.But the Central Coast had no such trouble, scoring in the 12th minute.

Opening goal for the Central Coast!

They added another two in quick succession to take a 3-0 half-time lead, leaving the Victory fans in shock.Josh Bingham scores! It's two for the Central Coast! On his first start for the Mariners, he has his second A-League strike! The Victory fans here in Geelong can't believe this!Lovely touch by Ferrera to pick out Josh Bringham. Mitch Austin is one on one here... There it is! Central Coast Mariners from one end of the park to the other - absolute gold by the team in yellow! Mitch Austin - 3-0!In the second half, Ashcroft undid his work in the first by giving away a penalty. Berisha making no mistake from the spot.It's 3-1. The Albanian rarely misses from the spot and they've begun the journey, reduced
Melbourne Victory.The Victory reduced the deficit further thanks to Archie Thompson's anticipation...

3-2! Now we've got a real game on our hands! Victory right back in it!A stoppage-time equaliser from Berisha getting the Victory out of jail. The match finishing 3-3. Breathtaking! Simply breathtaking! jail. The match finishing 3-3.
Breathtaking! Simply breathtaking! In the W-League, Sydney FC has enjoyed a 2-0 victory over the Newcastle Jets at ANZ Stadium. The home side was awarded a penalty after an infringement in the box. Kyah Simon made no mistake from the spot to give the Sky Blues a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute. They doubled that advantage in the 59th.

She's been on fire for Sydney FC this season, and she puts them two goals to the good today! The win has assured Sydney FC of a spot in the semifinals, which are just a fortnight away. Jacinta, that is all the very latest in sport. We'll see you soon, Morgan. Thank you. Let's check out the weather now with you. Let's check out the weather
now with Samantha Dawson from Sky News Weather. Good afternoon. A cool change will push into the south-west for the end of the weekend. Perth on track to reach 28 degrees. Winds easing throughout the afternoon. We can expect to see a few storms barking up again through the early hours of Sunday morning. A hot day across South Australia. Please stay hydrated. Adelaide on track to hit 38 degrees. Interior parts of Queensland seeing sunshine. On Sunday, Charleville will warm to 36 degrees. A trough extends further to the west. More storms for the Central Coast. It's looking like a settled day right across NSW. We are certainly drying out now across Newcastle and Sydney on track to reach 27 degrees. Sunshine right across Victoria, heating up across the next few days. Melbourne - 31 degrees for Sunday afternoon as high pressure provides clear skies and light winds in Tasmania. Hobart - 27 degrees after a warm start to your morning. Storms are likely along a trough in South Australia. It will be very hot in Coober Pedy - 41 degrees - with more stormy skies. Darwin - 32 degrees for Sunday afternoon, and Alice Springs on track to hit 39 degrees. The mercury will top 22 degrees in Wellington on Sunday afternoon. A front is working its way through. It can be windy at times in Dunedin. Showers on the way for Wellington. For more weekend weather details, find Wellington. For more weekend
weather details, find us on channel 603. Sky News National continues with the top stories just ahead. Also - heavy downpours cause one of Scotland's biggest rivers to overflow.

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