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This Program is Captioned Live by CSI AustraliaGood morning and welcome back to Weekend Breakfast, I'm Miriam Corowa.And I'm Richard Davies. Security forces end a siege at a hotel in Burkina Faso as an Australian couple are kidnapped by Al-Qaeda jihadists.PM Malcolm Turnbull makes a surprise visit to Baghdad to hold talks with the Iraqi Government and meet Australian troops.Taiwan elects its first female president as voters turn their backs on closer ties with China.And Australia has its first ever winner of the Dakar Rally after Toby Price secured victory in the motorcycle division. Hello, thanks for joining us. It's Sunday, 17 January.Plenty coming up on weekend Breakfast including Dr Karl talks us through the birth of a planet.A group of international scientists have been observing the early stages of a planet forming in a distant galaxy. They're hoping it will help us understand more about our solar system. We'll hear from one of the researchers involved and the ABC's resident scientist Dr Karl to share the findings.And it's actually an international team but one of the scientists is actually that man there, not me, actually, but that man I was talking to who was involved in it from the University of Sydney and it's really great research and it sort of turns a lot science on its head about how they thought planets were forming.Even just to find this out there in the universe and see it happening is just incredible.So we'll catch up on that a little bit later. First we're going to check the weather in the capitals. The top stories from ABC News - the PM Malcolm Turnbull has hinted at further Australian involvement in the fight against Islamic State after his first visit to Iraq since becoming PM. He has toured the Taji military base where he's thanked around 300 Australian troops who are working with New Zealanders to train local soldiers. Mr Turnbull also held talks with his Iraqi counterpart, Haider al-Abadi and says more troops could be sent if the security situation changes.The President of Burkina Faso has confirmed two Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country. He says the kidnapped couple who are in their 80s are Kenneth and Jocelyn Elliot. They run a medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. The Burkina Government has corrected an earlier statement that says the former Perth couple were from Austria.Authorities say it's still unclear whether the kidnapping is connecteded to the attack on a hotel in the Burkina capital Ouagadougou. Local troops and French special forces stormed a restaurant freeing 126 hostages. The President has described the attack as vile and cowardly and has called on his people to unite in their fight against terrorism.The Indonesian police chief says 12 suspects linked to last Thursday's terrorist attack have been arrested. Police say the assault began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up inside a cafe. Authorities say all attackers at the scene died and no-one escaped. The police chief says further attacks were being planned by those now in custody.The people of Taiwan have made history by voting in their first female president. Tsai Ing-wen represents the main opposition party which has traditionally leaned towards formal independence from China. In her victory speech the 59-year-old called for freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea. She also called for stronger ties with Japan in a clear shift away from mainland China.Iran has released a 'Washington Post' journalist as part of a prisoner swap ahead of the implementation of a major nuclear deal. Jason Rezaian has been released along with 3 other Iranian-American prisoners. The US has simultaneously dropped charges against 7 dual American-Iranian citizens being held for sanctions violations. Meanwhile, an announcement is expected any time from the UN to confirm that Iran has met the conditions for the implementation of the landmark nuclear deal that will see sanctions lifted.Two men have been arrested after a security guard was allegedly assaulted in Sydney's Potts Point earlier this morning. The men were allegedly refused entry to a bar before one of the men punched the guard in the face. During the ensuing altercation, a parked car was damage and a bystander was also assaulted. 2 men have been arrested and are assisting police with their inquiries.Police are still trying to find a convicted rapist they want to speak to over the disappearance of a 49-year-old woman in Victoria's north-east. Karen Chetcuti was last seen at her home town Whorouly on Tuesday night. Her burnt out car was found on Thursday 20 kilometres away. Her neighbour, convicted rapest Michael Cardamone, said he was questioned by police but denies any involvement however police could not find him when they went to his home yesterday.An independent school in Sydney says it's been working with parents and students after reports of inappropriate sexualised behaviour. In a statement, the Trinity Grammar School headmaster says he became aware that a small group of very young boys were engaging in inappropriate sexualised behaviour late last year. He says the school reported the family to Family and Community Services immediately and told parents of the Year 1 boys directly involved 8 days later.A North Queensland MP has called on Clive Palmer to pay back a substantial donation he made to his own party. Australian Electoral Commission figures reveal Palmer's nickel refinery in Townsville donated $290,000 to the Palmer United Party a fortnight before laying off 240 workers. Townsville-based LNP member Ewen Jones, says the donation begars belief.A war-time bunker hidden beneath a London train station will be opened for first time since World War II. The underground shelter was dug during the war to shelter up to 8,000 people. Much of the original signage still hangs on the walls from the days when the bunkers saved lives. Transport for London officials say during the air raids loud spikers pumped music into the rooms and dancing and singing would go on into the night.There was a lot of camaraderie, a lot of dancing, a lot of telling stories, there were a lot of families down here, many children running around. It was very difficult to sleep as you can hear the tube train is very close by and this sort of proximity of people meant that to keep spirits up there was a lot of dancing and singing.Let's check sport now with Georgie Tunney and good morning. A boyhood dream has been realised for an Australian?Yes, it certainly has and don't we love a good fairytale story in sport. An Australian has won the Dakar Rally for the first time. 28-year-old Newcastle man Toby Price clinched the historic win in the motorcycle division with a convincing overall lead of 39 minutes 41 seconds ahead of nearest rival Stephane Svitco. It was his second rally after finishing third on debut last year. The Sydney Thunder have kept their hopes of a maiden BBL finals berth alive with a convincing win over the Sixers in the Sydney derby. Big hitting from Shane watton, Michael Hussey and Andre Russell led Thunder to 5/202 from their 20 overs. In reply the Sixers were bowled out for 156. If the Renegades lose to the Strikers on Monday night, Thunder will make the semis for the first time. In Perth, the reigning champs have a lot of work to do heading into the finals, thumped by the Melbourne Stars chasing a modest 147 for victory, the scorchers were struggling at 5/34 in their 8th over and never recovered. They were all out for 94 and the win secures the Stars an all-important home semifinal.A late Shane Smeltz strike has stolen the Sydney FC over the Wanderers.It moves them to second on the ladder. Q. And world number 22 Victor Troicki has fought back from a set down to claim the Sydney International taking down Grigor Dimitrov. In just one of the many, many overnight pieces of action in sport, what a brilliant night it was, especially for Toby Price and all of his supporters in Newcastle.I know, I was just hoping he would stay on his bike and hold onto that lead because the Dakar Rally, extraordinary conditions.And he just had to finish. We were talking about it yesterday. He just had to finish but with those kind of conditions you just never know. It is only a small bike and with those kind of dunes anything can go on.He did well. Brilliant effort. Excellent. Thank you, Georgie. And thank you for your company here on Weekend Breakfast. Still to come - we get the latest from Burkina Faso where authorities have confirmed an Australian couple has been kidnapped just hours after a deadly siege is ended in the capital.Also ahead - our Defence reporter will bring us up to date on the PM's first visit to Iraq.Later - health concerns for young girls inspired to get in a cage. The success of Rhonda rousy is seeing a new generation of the girls taking up the sport but experts are warning of dangerous consequences. Officials in the West African nation Burkina Faso have confirmed a couple kidnapped by extremists near the border with Mali are Australian. The Australian Federal Police say the couple are aged in their 80s and have been living in the area since 1972. They are originally from Perth. The pair had been widely reported on social media as Dr Ken Elliot and his wife Jocelyn.It's not known if the abduction is linked to an attack on a hotel in the capital this weekend. At least 26 people, including a number of foreigners, were killed and dozens injured in the siege. A group linked to Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility.This is when Government troops backed by French special forces finally retook control of the hotel.Dramatic scenes right in the centre of the capital city. The terrified guests were evacuated after a long night in hiding.(Gunshots)It all began on Friday evening around supper time. Al-Qaeda militants stormed the Splendid Hotel and a Kay - cafe across the street, both popular with UN staff and foreigners. TRANSLATION: They started shooting, shooting and everybody laid down on the ground. As soon as you lifted your head you'd get shot straight away so you had to pretend to be dead and they even came to touch our feet to check if we were alive. Soldiers had no other option but to fight back here. There was no negotiation.The jihadists didn't come to take hostages, they came to kill. TRANSLATION: When they left they set fire to the place. The smoke started to suffocate me and the other survivors.Some reports suggest that at least 2 women were among the 4 militants killed in the rescue operation. More than 100 people were freed.We're not allowed to go any further than the security cordon but even from here we can see the traces of the attack. We've seen soldiers and investigators going in and out of the hotel but the authorities say they have the situation under control and they've called on people to stay calm. TRANSLATION: We appeal to the people to be vigilant and brave because we must fight on and learn to live with terrorist acts in our daily lives.ElIt is the first time that this country is has had such an attack on such a scale. 2 months after a similar group carried out a similar attack in Mali, what they've shown here is they remain a threat for the whole region.The PM Malcolm Turnbull has arrived in Iraq for a surprise visit to thank Australian troops who are helping to train local forces.For more on this we're joined by ABC's Defence reporter Andrew Greene in Canberra. Morning, Andrew, what did the PM tell the Australian soldiers in Iraq?Good morning, Richard. It was an unannounced visit by Mr Turnbull as he makes his way to the US to hold talks with the US President but on the way he has dropped in to Iraq and spent about 90 minutes on the ground at the Taji military training base, north of Iraq. That's where around 300 Australian troops are working alongside New Zealanders to help train the local forces and that's part of an overall contribution in this ongoing fight against Islamic State. Now, the PM held briefings with some of the commanding officers there and also took the opportunity to thank the Australian forces. He said that they were doing a great job and a crucial role. He said Australia doesn't want to be in Iraq forever but it may make further contributions down the track if the circumstances change. Mr Turnbull also said that he thought European nations should step up their contribution but let's hear from Mr Turnbull in his address to those Australian soldiers.Thank you very much for your service. Australia is so proud of you. Your professionalism, your commitment, you really do us proud and you are doing vitally important work. Not just for Iraq, not just for the region but for the whole world. We have a global struggle against terrorism and you are in the front line.And Andrew, the commander of Australia's training mission says he's starting the notice some progress there?Yeah, in the early days of this training mission, and it's not a very old mission, it's only been going for a few months, there were concerns about the commitment of the Iraqi forces, there was a lot of criticism, particularly from the US when the town of Ramadi fell about the resolve of these Iraqi troops. Slowly but surely senior figures in Defence believe they are making a difference and the recent recapturing of Ramadi has given them some reason to be encouraged. The Australian who is leading the task group at Taji says he's also noticing a small difference in the improvement of the Iraqi forces but he says progress is slow.Training an army such as the Iraqi army is a medium term proposition. You don't get instantaneous results. You've got to plug away at it every day, all day. But I think we are making progress and, you know, just the little things we can see, whether it's improved shooting, better organisation, better drills, you know, those things do become more noticeable as time in the training program goes on.And Andrew, the PM Mr Turnbull didn't just meet soldiers, he also had a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, what did the pair have to say?That's right. In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the PM dropped in on his counterpart Haider al-Abadi and the 2 spoke about Australia's commitment, the ongoing fight against Islamic State. The PM says that his Iraqi counterpart didn't ask for any further contribution from Australia but he did say that the existing force was making a big difference and Malcolm Turnbull said that he was very aappreciative of what Australians were doing there on the ground. As I mentioned, the PM will probably take what he's heard in Iraq on this unannounced visit with him to Washington when he talks about the overall struggle against Islamic State with President Barack Obama.Defence and security reporter Andrew Greene, in Canberra.Now voters in Taiwan have made history electing their first female president. 59-year-old opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won in a huge swing.Her proindependence party also, for the first time, won a parliamentary majority. The result is being seen as a rejection of increasingly close ties between Taiwan's incumbent government and Beijing. China correspondent Bill Birtles reports from Taipei.Well, when you talk about landslides it doesn't come much bigger than this. Here at Tsai Ing-wen's campaign headquarters the supporters have been getting Lowder and Lowder as the results have rolled in. They always knew that she was going to be elected the first female president of Taiwan. She was a heavy favourite. But the scale of the victory is bigger than anticipated. The mood here is a great contrast to a few blocks across town where the nationalist party, the incumbents, have been holding their event. A few dozen true believers turned up early to watch the vote counting but the mood there not particularly festive. For the past 8 years the Nationalist Party have been ruling Taiwan and they've undergone a program of building closer and closer economic links with China. This is hugely controversial. Beijing views Taiwan as a breakaway province that should have been under their control. Many voters here said that is a major reason why they wanted to change.We can move tomorrow high position that we can compete in the world. We don't need to be afraid of China, you know.Tsai Ing-wen's party has traditionally held a proindependence stance but during the campaign she has reiterated that she supports the status quo. But among supporters here, there are banners saying Taiwan is not a part of China. There are many people wearing these shirts so you can guarantee her election will mean relations between Taiwan and the mainland get a little bit rockier.China correspondent Bill Birtles reporting fwh Taipei. The widow of an American killed in a terror attack in Jordan is suing Twitter. Tamara Fields is accusing the social network of giving a platform to Islamic State to spreed extremist propaganda.Her lawyer joined us earlier from New York.For years Twitter has knowingly permitted ISIS to use its social network as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda and for raising funds and attracting new recruits and the role of Twitter in the rise of ISIS can't be overstated. I think it's fair to say without Twitter ISIS's dramatic I mergence over the last few years into one of the most feared terrorist groups in the world would not have been possible. Twitter has not been an innocent bystander in all this. It has long known that ISIS has been using its social network to terrorise but it's taken little action and so for years the White House and Congress and FBI and politicians like Hillary Clinton have all been urging Twitter to do more to prevent ISIS from using its social network. But Twitter has largely refused to act and to this day if you go onto Twitter it's easy to find ISIS-themed accounts and tweets and hashtags and Twitter even permits terrorist groups like Hezbollah to have official accounts on its network. We think it's shameful that an American company like Twitter would knowingly provide this kind of support to terrorist groups like ISIS and groups that openly seek to kill US citizens and other innocent civilians and my client is the widow of Carl Fields who was killed by an ISIS operative a few months ago has bravely stood up and said enough. This kind of behaviour is not acceptable and Twitter needs to be held accountable.So your saying because Twitter knowingly let the terror groups use its network, in effect supporting terrorism, it is in part responsible for your client's husband's death. Is there a precedent for this action?The terrorism act has been used in a number of different situations. It hasn't been used against social networks before so this would be a first. But under that law, if you provide material support to a terrorist organisation and do so knowingly, you are liable for the acts of terrorism that they carry out and in this case, Twitter has knowingly given access to its social network to ISIS and so it needs to be held responsible.Twitter says that this lawsuit is without merit and that its rules make it clear that the promotion of terrorism deserves no place on its platform. Do you think you're going to have a hard time prosecuting this case?No, we're confident about this case moving forward and we believe the facts and the law are on our side.Do you expect that this will possibly lead to more calls for other social media companies to take down possibly posts that do promote terrorism?I hope so. You know, I think it's a shame that these companies like Twitter allow terrorists to proliferate on their websites and one of our goals is that they're going to take more action to stop them.So what sort of damages are you seeking and what would you actually like to see after this case is finished in terms of law reform?Well we haven't specified an amount of damages at this point but, you know, our goals are to hold Twitter accountable for providing material support to ISIS, to get compensation to Ms Fields for the terrible loss that she's sustained and hopefully to get Twitter and other companies to do more to block ISIS and other terrorists from using their social networks in the future.So currently in the US there are no uniform guidelines for dealing with requests to take down this type of material?Not to my knowledge, no.And that's what you'd like to see?We'd like to see more rigorous policies whether they're implemented through law or voluntarily by these companies, I'm not sure whether it matters.Where does the case go from here? What is the time line of this action?Well unfortunately litigation in the US does not move very quickly so we suspect there will be a motion to dismiss shortly and if we get past that we will be into discovery and then we'll be trying to get to trial as quickly as possible.We've got some news that's just coming in to us now. The UN atomic watchdog says Iran has complied with last July's nuclear deal allowing sanctions to be lifted and a landmark accord to enter into force. The announcement means a raft of painful US, EU and UN sanctions against Iran can be lifted allowing oil exports to resume and opening the country up to business. The EU foreign affairs chief has just spoken to the media and we're going to listen to that announcement now.Today we have achieved implementation day of the joint comprehensive plan of action. Ever since adoption day we worked hard and showed mutual commitment and collective will to finally bring the GCPOA to implementation. Today, almost 6 months after finalisation of this historic deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified that Iran has implemented its nuclear-related commitments under the GCPOA. As Iran has fulfilled its commitments, today multilateral and national economic and financial sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted in accordance with the GCPOA. The EU and the E3 plus countries consist ing in People's Republic of China, the Republic of France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Russian Federation, the UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the US of America and Iran, will also cooperate in the field of peaceful users of nuclear energy in the framework of the GCPOA. UN sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted. UN Security Council resolution 2231 of 2015, which endorsed the GCPOA, will from now on wards, together with a treaty of the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, be the sole international legal framework related to Iran's activities, terminating provisions of resolutions 1696 of 2006, 1737 of 2007, 1747 of 2007, 1803 of 2008, 1835 of 2008, 1929 of 2010 and 2224 of 2015. The European Union, has confirmed that the legal framework providing for the lifting of its nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions is effective. The US today is seizing the application of its nuclear-related statutory sanctions on Iran including terminating relevant executive orders and licensing of certain activities as specified in the GCPOA. The European Union and the US have issued relevant guidelines on the details of sanctions which have been lifted thus facilitating international engagement in Iran's economic development.As foreseen, we will continue to thoroughly monitor and oversee the full and effective implementation of the GCPOA exactly as agreed on 14 July 2015 through the joint commission consisting of the E3 plus 3 and Iran and coordinated by the high eptive of the union for foreign affairs and security policy. On its side, the IA is entrusted with the responsibility for the monitoring and verification of the GCPOA as well as of Iran's obligation as a party to non-pro proliferation treaty and its safeguards agreement and provisional application of its additional protocol.And that was the European Union foreign affairs chief fed reek aMogherini in an announcement that Iran has been found to be in compliance with restrictions on its nuclear program and sanctions against Iran have now been lifted.Certainly a monumental day in the international community. Live cattle imports in Indonesia have been slapped with another 10% on top of high prices.Producers in northern Australia say they've had no official notice and are bracing for the implications. Record-breaking live cattle prices and new permits locked in, things were looking up for cattle in the north of Australia. But overnight that changed with a surprise new tax.It was a shock for everyone. Exporters and importers.Indonesian importers have been told that livestock is no longer exempt from the country's value add tax or VAT. It means an extra 10% on live cattle prices bar breeding stock.My assumption is that that 10% will be passed on down the line and finish up with the consumer.Darwin exporter Ashley James has just seen off his first shipment for the year when the news came in. He says he will hold off on buying cattle for export until the details become clear.The cattle price in the Northern Territory and across Australia is extremely high at rates that have never been seen before and with this tax of 10% it can make a huge difference.Producers are understandably nervous.We've experienced recently tariff reductions making us more competitive in other markets so it is a surprise to see in this particularly competitive marketplace an increase of 10% tax on the supply chain.What's behind the decision is unclear. The speculation it could be part of Indonesia's push for self-sufficiency in food production or part of a wider effort to raise revenue for the country's sluggish economy.A pinch, no doubt, that will be felt hardest by the Indonesian consumer. Taking a look at the satellite and a low pressure trough over WA is generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A second trough over central Queensland and northern NT is producing showers. An onshore flow is bringing isolated showers to eastern NSW and Queensland.Looking around the country now:



The top stories from ABC News - the President of Burkina Faso has confirmed two Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country. He says the kidnapped couple, who are aged in their 80s, are Kenneth and Jocelyn Elliott. They run a medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. The Burkeana Government corrected an earlier statement which said the former Perth couple were from Austria. The PM Malcolm Turnbull has hinted at further Australian involvement in the fight against Islamic State after his first visit to Iraq. Malcolm Turnbull has toured the Taji military base north of Baghdad where he thanked around 300 New Zealanders
Australian troops working with New Zealanders to train local soldiers. Mr Turnbull also held Haider
talks with his counterpart Haider al-Abadi and says more troops consent if the circumstances changes. The European chief has lifted the sanctions on Iran. The international Atomic Agency says inspectors have verified Iran has reduced its nuclear capability in a deal between it Toby Price
and world powers. 28-year-old Toby Price has become the first Australian to win a cat degree at the Dakar Rally. He won in the motorcycle condition with a convincing lead of 39 minutes and 41 seconds ahead of his nearest rival. Rescuers have pulled to safety dozens of refugees trying to reach Europe from Turkey by boat.Many migrants are still attempting the crossing to Greece at night to avoid dough text, despite freezing conditions, making it even more dangerous. Off the Greek coast, a call for help.Maltese volunteers spot a group of refugees in the freezing water on the brink of drowning.Pass the rope!They are hauled to safety one by one.Hold on, hold on.The rescue boat itself buffeted by the waves. The dinghy is overcrowded, full of women and children. Their only hope was Europe, the Greek island. In the care of paramedics, the exhaustion of fleeing Syria is muched on their faces but they're safe.We tried for three times to travel to Greece but we have very bad experience in the sea. Pe put their faith in the smugglers, Turkey now under pressure to clamp down on the trade. However perilous the waters, the desperate continue to come, as the Middle East's tragedy plays out on Europe's borders. Time now to take a look at what's in today's papers. We are joined by James Arvanitakis from the University of Western Sydney. Good morning, James.Good morning.We will start with a story in the 'Sunday Telegraph'. We discussed this yesterday, around the issue of immunisation for children, those for and against and what might be the ramifications. In the 'Sunday Telegraph' today there is an article threat to handouts prompts the jab boost.The Government introduced the no jab, no payment. It seems like the financial incentives or disincentives I suppose of not going ahead has had impact. They are hoping they get the non-immunisation rate down to less than 5%. You need 95% plus immunisation rates to ensure that they stop the spread of the potential outbreaks like measles and so on.It is having a positive effect, by the looks. What sort of changes have we seen in rates since the introduction of the no jab, no you have
pay?I think it's the threshold you have to get past. That is what they were concerned about, they were concerned about the immunisation rate being below the 95% rate. They are talking of an increase of 1.3% which is enough to get it past the threshold. There is always going to be some people that refuse to buy into this but the impact, while it sounds very, very small, is quite beneficial in achieving the Government policy goals, which I think are quite positive. I think most, if not all health professionals think it's a policy definitely you
worth pushing. I mean I suppose you have got to worry about those left hinged and the impact on those who refuse to do it. It was one way the Government wanted to use an economic stick to push the health policy changes through.It is a small number but good to see those rates are making progress there. 'The Guardian' has another interesting look at the Australian economy. We have had lots of talks about housing prices, Sydney, obviously Melbourne, have seen prices racqueting up. 'The Guardian' is looking at household debt rates. It's extraordinary when you break down the numbers?Australia has a gold medal, I so to speak, we are the highest privately indebted nation, like 123%, surpassing Denmark. What the report it's based on argues is that Australia's public debt is not bad if you compare it to the rest of the world. It's the private debt, that is the amount of household borrowings essentially. This is brought about by the cost of housing. What we've seen since 2006 to 2015 we have seen 100% increase in the price of houses across Australia. It's getting to a point where we need to ask the question, are we in a housing bubble. According to the report it does indicate Australia is heading towards a housing bubble. It's a bind for the Government. It doesn't want to see a bubble burst but at the same time if you do anything to slow that increase down, it could undermine confidence and you get a collapse any way. It provides a very interesting balancing act for Government and economic policy makers including the Reserve Bank.You talk about there, we have seen rising prices for so long, people will say you will always make money on property, whereas the share market has been volatile. When you look at these figures, it's really quite scary. Household sector in Australia, 123% yet somewhere like the United Kingdom, 85%. They are also a big house-buying nation as well. They are talking about a bubble there.One of the problems we have is that the people that we turn to for commentary most often in these areas are often people in the financial services and the real estate industry. It's to their benefit. They don't want to say now's a bad time to buy, pull back. Again the Government doesn't want to talk this sector down because it's such an important sector and for most people, the vast majority of Australians, this is the biggest investment you will make in your life. Your whole life will be resolved around trying to pay it off. Anything under mining that is political suicide in this country. It's incredibly complex problem for the Government to deal with and economic policy makers. I wonder, the Reserve Bank must be looking at these statistics and be very, very nervous about which way it's going to head.A big conundrum we will all have to be facing.The other thing is the cost of rentals are going down which means the investment of an asset, if you are borrowing against an asset and want a return, it's not keeping up with the value of the asset. So it is putting a lot of financial strain on people.Looking at housing as an asset and making a lot of money off, that creates these bubbles.Certainly.Let's move on to the 'Sun Herald', it's about the dark side of $2 a day school uniforms. What's this about?I think K-Mart and Target and also Best and Less are advertising incredibly cheap uniforms, polo shirts for $2. These are sourced from factories in Bangladesh and China where Oxfam have identified people are earning $100 a month, which is less than $2 a day. There is a below the Living Wage where people can feed themselves, house themselves and take care of their family. What they are arguing, we are all worried about the cost of living. Automatics is an incredibly expensive country. But $2 for a uniform, $6 to kit out a student fully, the question is who is paying and what the newspaper article indicates and gets into quite a lot of detail is well the people producing it are the ones missing out. This is an incredibly important story because it was in 2013 that a factory in Bangladesh collapsed killing close to 1,200 people and there was a shortly before that, I think another 600 people died of the the im fact on people's lives from not providing people with a decent Living Wage is substantial. I suppose while we all want to save money, the impact in places like Bangladesh and China and other manufacturers is devastating. I suppose the position of the paper is, what are we really saving, who is wearing these clothes.There is a sense of corporate responsibility. That could be driven by where people choose to spend their money?There is a lot of ethical clothing companies and they turn around and say if you pay someone a decent wage, then you add in shipping costs and manufacturing costs, there is no way this is going to cost $2 to make. This is I suppose a moral conundrum where we say the cost of living is a challenge but what is the impact of these savings. I think it's a really important article presented by the herald especially at this time, where we are worried about our children. What about the children that are sometimes, their parents work in these factories and their lives are at risk.Pause for thought there.It certainly is. James Arvanitakis, thank you for taking us through this morning's newspapers.Thank you.The United Nations sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted after the country come employed with last July's nuclear deal. The US Secretary of State John Kerry is addressing the media in Vienna. We are really reminded once again of dip loam sies, power to tackle significant challenges. And thanks to years Olympic
of hard work and committed dial Olympic Games, we have made breakthroughs to both the nuclear negotiation and a separate, long-term diplomatic effort. I'm very happy to say as we speak, we have received confirmation that five Americans who had been unjustly detained in Iran, have been released from custody and they should be on their way home to their families before long. Shortly. The President will have more to say about their release later. But I can tell you one thing, while the two tracks of negotiations were not directly related and they were not, there is no question the pace and the progress of the humanitarian talks accelerated in light of the relationships forged and the diplomatic channels unlocked over the course of the nuclear talks. And certainly in the time since we reached an agreement last July, there was a significant pick-up in that dialogue. We have also reached a critical and auspicious milestone on the nuclear issue as well. Today more than four years after I first travelled to Oman at the request of President Obama, to discretely explore whether the kind of nuclear talks that we ultimately entered into with Iran were even possible, after more than two-and-a-half years of intense multilateral negotiations, the international atomic energy agency has now verified that Iran has honoured its commitments to alter and in fact dismantle much of its with
nuclear program in compliance with the agreement that we reached last July. I want to thank the IAE and director Monaro and he will go to Iran tomorrow to implement the negotiation. To get to this point, Iran has undertaken many steps that many, and I mean many people, doubted that would come to pass. And that should be recognised, even though the full measure of this achievement can only be realised by assuring continued full compliance in the coming years. In return for the steps that Iran has taken, the United States and the EU will immediately lift nuclear-related sanctions expanding the horizon of opportunity for the Iranian people and I have even tonight, before coming over here, signed a number of documents over those sanctions that the State department has jurisdiction over in order to effect that agreement
lifting. In the words of the agreement itself today, January 16th 2016, we have reached implementation today. Today marks the moment that the Iran nuclear agreement transitions from an ambitious set of promises on paper to measurable action in progress. Today is a result of the actions taken since last July, the United in
States, our friends and allies in the Middle East, in the entire world are safer because the threat of a nuclear weapon has been reduced. US Secretary of State John Kerry speaking there with the lifting of sanctions against Iran after it's been found in compliance with the international atomic energy agency's restrictions on its program. There has been a lot of talk about what is going on in a galaxy far, far away. It's not about Star Wars but a rare discovery by a group of international scientists who have seen how planets come into existence.They are photographing a baby planet in the early stage of formation and say it will help understand our solar system. One of the scientists is 'Australian' Professor who joined Dr Karl.Hi everybody, Professor Peter Tudhill, you start off with a big bang and here we are. There is steps in between. That was a brief summary of a lot there.One of the steps is you get galaxies and stars, but how do you get stars and how do you get planets and to give the bottom line, Peter was the guy who is part of the team that is actually seeing the first planet that we've ever seen form into existence. So you have got a galaxy which is like a Milky Way, 100,000 light years across and we are halfway up the edges. In between the stars you have only got about a hundred particles per cubic metre but there are 600 clouds, 100 million particles per cubic metre, the finest vacuum we can make and from this forms stars and then planets.Tell us a bit about this discovery?It's the first concrete case where we have joined all of the dots between a star being formed and the in joke in astronomy, planetary formation is the round off error to star formation. It's tiny flecks of dust that is left over. Most of the mass when the star is formed is the star itself. Left over is a dusty disc. Like a half a per cent or tenth of a per cent.It's a tiny fraction of what goes into the star but It's
it's a vast amount of mass. It's enough to make all of the planets with lots left over. So what we've seen here is the first case where we've been able to really join all the dots. We have seen this disc and there is a gap in the disc, something is eating away at the circle surrounding the star. What could that be? There could be a lot of things. There is a number of reasons you could have a gap in that disc. It's exciting to think there is a gap there, there could be a planet eating it away. It's not enough just to see the dwap. What we've seen, inside the gap we have seen a couple of tiny planets orbiting around.So you have got a pixel or two saying that's a planet, the telescopes are that good now?They are that good. Not only that, Carl, we saw the move, we came back a couple of years later and they had moved in their orbit.You have got a big cloud of gas and dust and it condenses form to - to form a star. It forms a flat disc. In this flat disc you have seen gaps?Inside the gap, there are two, maybe three, but certainly two little clumps and those little clumps look like they are in orbit. The realising on the cake is that one of those two clumps we've seen this faint gleam of red light. That gleam of red light comes from hydrogen. It's like a neon tube except the gas is excited hydrogen. We can see as a
the shocked hydrogen which is as a result of this gas falling down and forming the planet. We are watching the formation of planetary process in...This could turn science on its head.We've never seen it before. There are a bunch of things that do turn the theory on its head about this discovery. It's a very large planet for the time - planet formation is a little bit of a race against time. The stars form and that forms quickly. Then we've got this remnant disc still in orbit around the star. The star doesn't take too long before it...It blows it away.The theory of planetary formation is problematic. You have to form quickly otherwise the star marches in and dispels the show. You need that dust to make the planets from. This particular discovery makes it a little more difficult for our there ticials because we have have
found only two million years we have found massive planets and they are still ecreting.You are seeing a planet forming?. There are 2,000 exoplanets, outside our solar system, and you have discovered the first one actually, the newborn baby growing? Right now?Yes.That's exciting. Does that mean there's a lot more planets out there than we thought?The belief is there are a lot more planets. This is another very new piece of knowledge that's only just been available in the last few years. That is how many planets are out there, what is the likelihood it has a planet that might be in the right zone to support life. All of these questions that people have been asking for centuries, we are starting to get numbers and it's an exciting time to be a scientist.Thank you for talking to us.There has to be life out there somewhere.Maybe Georgie knows where it is. Georgie, I think Toby Price, it's an amazing achievement he's had in the Dakar Rally?An unbelievable achieve meant. There is a lot of life happening in Dakar with the celebrations with Toby Price. He finished off the stage, the 13th stage in Argentina. Look at him here. We can see him coming in on that bike. It has been an absolutely gulg gruelling event. Toby Price made it look easy in the end because he had a big winning margin, 39 minutes but throughout he fell to 9th overall was his lowest placing in the third stage but he had first placings in the second, fifth, 6th, 8th and 9th. He ended up finishing nearly 40 minutes ahead of his second rival Stefan Svitko. Stephane Peterhansel, the Frenchman, took out his 12th Dakar Rally title.He is bragging.This is his 6th in the car division since 2004. Incredible stuff because, as we can see, these kind of conditions and especially when they are in the desert stages and that kind of thing with those sand dunes, difficult to keep your vehicle functioning all the way. Toby Price, watch out for that name in the future.Absolutely we will. Let's drag our thoughts in
away from Toby. We had action in the Big Bash, literally. It's turning out to be a bash?Big Bash is living up to its name. Last night was the Sydney Derby between the Thunder and Sixers. We will see a Sydney team in the semifinal. It won't be the Sixers. The Thunder were the first team to bring up 202 for a loss of only 5 wickets. A mammoth total. Mike Hussey and Andre Russell leading the way and Shane Watson as well. The Sixers fell quite short. In the other team of note, the Scorchers got thumped by the Melbourne Stars. That has an impact on the semifinals. Miriam, I know you are a fan, wanted to show you the action from last night. Incredible scenes of bat-breaking strikes. This is Maddinson, the Sixers captain, trying to get that huge total, he puts everything into the shot, including his bat, splits it straight down the middle. His fellow team-mate down the other end did have to duck. Look at him go right there. Oops, oops, good reflexes from his team-mate. With the umpires, they have got helmets. If people are thinking is it necessary, this vision speaks for itself. We also saw one in the England and South Africa taevlt. You don't usually see that in the Test arena but There
another split bat as well. There it is right there.They will have to keep an eye on their equipment when they are out there. You don't know what is going to happen.A lot of sticky tape.They need stronger bats next time. Thanks, Georgie.Thank you. Coming up on Weekend Breakfast...Could milk one day become a luxury item. That's what farmers are warning saying they are under increasing climate
pressures from factors like climate change. We will have all that plus the news, sport and weather coming up in a few minutes.

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This Program is Captioned Live by CSI AustraliaGood morning and welcome back to Weekend Breakfast.Making news this morning - security forces end a siege at a hotel in Burkina Faso as an Australian couple is kidnapped by Al-Qaeda jihadists.UN lifts sanctions on Iran with the atomic watchdog saying the country has fulfil ed its commitment to the international nuclear deal.PM Malcolm Turnbull make assurprise visit to Baghdad to hold talks with the Iraqi Government and meeting Australian troops.And Australia has its first ever winner of the Dakar Rally after Toby Price secured victory in the motorcycle division. Hello, thanks for joining us. It's Sunday, 17 January.There's plenty coming up on Weekend Breakfast. We're going to be discussing a problem that's sort of emerging in the country. Just this week with summer temperatures soaring in many parts of the country, a 2-year-old was lucky to survive after being left in a locked car at a Sydney shopping centre.Paramedics in Victoria have also rescued hundreds of children left in hot cars in the past month. Despite warnings about the risk of serious injury or death. American mother Christie Reeves' 1-year-old daughter died when she was accidentally left in a hot car. She shares her tragic story later this hour.Just amazing to think that that still actually happens, that people can forget that they have a child in a car or even just not realising how hot it can get in a car left in the sun.Well let's check the weather in the capitals now:

The top stories from ABC News - the President of Burkina Faso has confirmed 2 Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country.He says the kidnapped couple who are in their 80s run a medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. An Islamist group in neighbouring Mali says they're in the hands of militants linked to Al-Qaeda. The Burkina Government has corrected an earlier statement that says the former Perth couple were from Austria.Authorities say it's still unclear whether the kidnapping is connected to the attack on a hotel in the Burkina capital Ouagadougou. Troops and special forces stormed a hotel and restaurant freeing 126 hostages. The President has described the attacks as vile and cowardly and has called on his people to unit in their fight against terrorism.The UN sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted. The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has announced that a deal between Iran and world powers reached last year has gone through. The UN atomic watchdog says Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the nuclear deal. Lifting sanctions will unfreeze billions of dollars of assets and allow Iranian oil to be sold internationally.The PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has hinted at further Australian involvement in the fight against IS after his first visit to Iraq. Malcolm Turnbull has toured the Taji military base north of Baghdad where he's thanked around 300 Australian troops who are working with New Zealand troops to train local soldiers. Mr Turnbull also held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi and says more troops could be sent if the security situation changes.The inNesian police chief says 12 suspects linked to last Thursday's terrorist attack have been arrested. Police say the assault began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up in a cafe. Authorities say all attackers died at the scene and no-one escaped. The police chief says further attacks were being planned by those now in custody.The people of Taiwan have made history by voting in their first female president. Tsai Ing-wen represents the main opposition party which has traditionally leaned towards formal independence from China. In her victory speech, the 59-year-old called for freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea. She also called for stronger ties with Japan in a clear shift away from mainland China.Two men have been arrested after a security guard was allegedly assaulted in Sydney's Potts Point early this morning. The men were allegedly refused entry to a bar before one of the men punched the guard in the face. During the ensuing altercation, a parked car was damaged and a bystander was also assaulted. Two men have been arrested and are assisting police with their inquiries. Two men are in hospital after a shooting at a home in suburban Brisbane. Police say the men were shot in an incident at Murrarie around 3:00 this morning. One man suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder while the other has a wound to his leg. Investigations are continuing. Police are still trying to find a convicted rapist they want to speak to over the disappearance of a 49-year-old woman in Victoria's north-east. Karen Chetcuti was last seen in her home town of Whorouly on Tuesday night. Her burnt out car was found 20 kilometres away. Her neighbour, convicted rapest Michael Cardamone, has denied any involvement however police could not find him when they went to his home yesterday.An independent school in Sydney says it's working with parents and students after reports of inappropriate sexualised behaviour. In a statement, the Trinity Grammar School headmaster says he became aware that a small group of very young boys were engaging in inappropriate sexualised behaviour late last year. He says the school reported the matter to family and community services immediately and told parents of the Year 1 boys directly involved 8 days later.A war-time bunker hidden beneath a London train station will be open to the public for the first time since World War II. The underground shelter was dug during the war to shelter up to 8,000 people. Much of the original signage still hangs on the walls from the days when the bunkers saved lives. Transport for London officials say during the air raids, loudspeakers pumped music into the rooms and dancing and singing would go on into the night.There was a lot of comrade rsh, a lot of dancing, a lot of telling stories, there were a lot of families down here, many children running around. It was very difficult to sleep. As you can hear, the tube train is very closeby and this sort of proximity of people meant that to keep each other's spirits up there was a lot of dancing and a lot of singing.Let's check sport now with Georgie Tunney and Georgie, the Dakar Rally wrapped up overnight.And it did and some amazing results for the Australian rally fans out there. Toby Price has clinched a historic win in the motorcycle division. An Australian, he has won the gruelling Dakar race for the very first time. 28-year-old Novocastrian became the first Australian to ever win the event finishing with a convincing overall lead of 39 minutes 41 second ahead of nearest rival Stefan Svitko. It was only his second rally after finishing third on debut last year. The Sydney Thunder have kept their hopes of a BBL finals berth alive with a convincing win over the Sixers in the Sydney derby. Big hitting from stars Shane Watson, Michael Hussey and Andre Russell led thund tore a mammoth 5/202 in their 20 overs. In the reply the sixther were boweled out for 156. If the Renegades lose to the Strikers on Monday night the Thunder will make the semis for the first time. The reigning champs have a lot of work to do heading into the finals, thumped by the Stars chasing a modest 147 for victory, the Scorchers were struggle for 5/34 in the 8th over and never recovered. All out for 94 and the win secured the Stars an all-important home semifinal.I was a getting a bit worried there but the boys held their nerve really well. Once you're in the semifinals anything can happen. We've got to wait and see what happens with the Renegades now. We'll do our best and you never know. If you're there you're a chance.A late Shane Smeltz strike has stolen Sydney FC victory over the Wanderers. It sealed the Sky Blues is 11th derby win. And world number 22 Victor Troicki has fought back from a set down to claim back-to-back Sydney International titles taking down Grigor Dimitrov.And Toby Price's win is even that little bit more special when you consider that it is only his second ever Dakar Rally and no-one has ever won in their second year of the event.More impressive.Something special there, fantastic. Well done, thank you, Georgie.And thank you for your company here on Weekend Breakfast. Still to come - we get the latest from Burkina Faso where authorities have confirmed an Australian couple has been kidnapped just hours after a deadly siege is ended in the capital.Also ahead - more details on the sanctions against Iran being lifted as the international nuclear deal goes through.And later - warnings milk could soon become a luxury item with farmers saying climate change and extreme weather having a serious effect on production.So officials in the West African nation of burr Keena - Burkina Faso have confirmed a couple kidnapped are Australian. The former Perth couple are aged in their 80s and have been living in the area since 1972.It's not known the abduction is link ed to an attack on a hotel. At least 26 people including a number of foreigners were killed and dozens injured in the siege. A group linked to Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility. (Gunfire)This is when government troops backed by French special forces finally retook control of the hotel. Dramatic scenes right in the centre of the capital city.The terrified guests were evacuated after a long night in hiding. It all began on Friday evening, around supper time. Al-Qaeda militants stormed the Splendid Hotel and a cafe across the street. Both popular with UN staff and foreigners. TRANSLATION: They started shooting, shooting and everybody laid down on the ground. As soon as you lifted your head you would get shot straight away so you had to pretend to be dead. They even came to touch our feet, to check if we were alive.Soldiers have no other option but to fight back here. There was no negotiation. The jihadists didn't come to take hostages, they came to kill. TRANSLATION: When they left they set fire to the place. The smoke started to suffocate me and the other survivors.Some reports suggest that at least 2 women were among the 4 militants killed in the rescue operation. More than 100 people were freed.We're not alloweded to go any further than this security cordon but even from here we can see the traces of the attack. We've seen soldiers and investigators going in and out of the hotel but the authorities say they have the situation under control and they've called on people to stay calm. TRANSLATION: We appeal to the people to be vigilant and brave because we must fight on and learn to live with terrorist acts in our daily lives.It is the first time that this country has a jihadi attack by such a scale. Just after 2 months the same group carried out a similar attack in neighbouring Mali, what they've shown here is they remain a threat for the whole region. The UN sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted. The European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has announced that a deal between Iran and world powers reached last year has gone through.Today we have achieved implementation day of the joint comprehensive plan of action. Ever since adoption day we worked hard and showed mutual commitment and collective will to finally bring the GCPOA to implementation. Today, almost exactly 6 months after finalisation of the historic deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified that Iran has implemented its nuclear-related commitments under the GCPOA. As Iran has fulfilled its commitments, today multilateral and national economic and financial sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted in accordance with the GCPOA. The EU and the E3 plus 3 countries consisting in people's Republic of China, the Republic of France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America and Iran will also cooperate in the field of peaceful users of nuclear energy in the framework of the GCPOA. UN sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted. UN Security Council resolution 2231 of 2015, which endorse ed the GCPOA, will, from now on wards, together with a treaty of the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, be the sole international legal framework related to Iran's nuclear activities.Well the UN atomic watchdog says it's confident that Iran has fulfilled its commitments under that nuclear deal lifting the international sanctions on Iran will unfreeze billions of dollars of assets and also allow Iranian oil to be sold internationally.Years of international sanctions on Iran have choked the economy. An international ban on doing business with Iranian banks, the import of Iranian oil and the freezing of Iranian government and private assets have contributed to sluggish, even negative growth. That stranglehold is finally being loosened.The lifting of the sanctions will first of all have a very positive psychological impact, it will compel a lot of the investors in the Iranian economy, foreign and domestic investors who had either been barred or basically in a waiting mode to start their investing activities.The Iranian Government agreed to limit nuclear development in exchange for the return to energy and financial markets. It will now also be able to access billions of dollars worth of frozen assets stuck in foreign banks. There are questions of how Iranian Government leaders will channel this wind fall. Iran's President has said he wants to attract foreign investment, expand the natural oil and gas sectors and promote a more diversified economy. The deal could not be better times with parliamentary elections scheduled next month. TRANSLATION: I tell the great Iranian nation that God willing, sanctions will be lifted in January and the Government will fulfil one of its election promises. The chains of sanctions will be removeded from the feet of Iran's economy and the path will be more open for more interaction with the world. Iran is hungry for change. Economic isolation has caused the weak currency, high inflation and lack of jobs. Iran is a market of 80 million potential customers for foreign companies but progress isn't expected to be quick.Interests to invest in Iran as a major emerging economy is there but the pace at which this investment can be absorbed in negotiations that are needed, the operational processes that are needed to absorb these investments will be slower than many expect at this stage.The implementation of the nuclear deal is being lauded by many as a positive step for Iran re integrating into the global economy but it's no reset button for relations with the West. Iranian military forces recently carried out two ballistic missile tests, prompting talk in Washington of a new round of sanctions.The PM Malcolm Turnbull has arrived in Iraq for a surprise visit to thank Australian troops who are helping to train local forces.Earlier we spoke to the ABC's Defence reporter Andrew Greene about the trip.He has dropped in to Iraq and spent about 90 minutes on the ground at the Taji military training base north of Iraq. That's where around 300 Australian troops are working alongside New Zealanders to help train the local forces and that's part of an overall contribution in this ongoing fight against Islamic State. Now, the PM held briefings will some of the commanding officers there and also took the opportunity to thank the Australian forces. He said that they were doing a great job and a crucial role. He said Australia doesn't want to be in Iraq forever but it may make further contributions down the track if the circumstances change. Mr Turnbull also said that he thought European nations should step up their contribution but let's hear from Mr Turnbull in his address to those Australian soldiers.Thank you very much for your service. Australia is so proud of you. Your professionalism, your commitment, you really do us proud and you are doing vitally important work. Not just for Iraq, not just for the region but for the whole world. We have a global struggle against terrorism and you are in the front line.And Andrew, the commander of Australia's training mission says he's starting to notice some progress there?Yeah, in the early days of this training mission, and it's not a very old mission, it's only been going for a few months, there were concerns about the commitment of the Iraqi forces, there was a lot of criticism particularly from the US when the town of Ramadi fell about the resolve of these Iraqi troops. Slowly but surely senior figures in Defence believe they are making a difference and the recent recapturing of Ramadi has given them some reason to be encouraged. The Australian who is leading the task group at Taji says he's also noticing a small difference in the improvement of the Iraqi forces but he says progress is slow.Training an army such as the Iraqi army is a medium term proposition. You don't get instantaneous results, you've got to plug away at it every day, all day . But I think we are making progress and, you know, just the little things we can see, whether it's improved shooting, better organisation, better drills. Those things do become more noticeable as time and the training program goes on.And Andrew, the PM Mr Turnbull, didn't just meet soldiers, he also had a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, what did the pair have to say?That's right. In the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, the PM dropped in his on counterpart, Haider al-Abadi, and the 2 spoke about Australia's commitment, the ongoing fight against Islamic State. Now the PM says that his Iraqi counterpart didn't ask for any further contribution from Australia but he did say that the existing force was making a big difference and Malcolm Turnbull said that he was very aappreciative of what Australians were doing there on the ground. As I mentioned, the PM will probably take what he's heard in Iraq on this unannounced visit with him to Washington when he talks about the overall struggle against Islamic State with President Barack Obama.Defence reporter Andrew Greene. Voters in Taiwan have made history electing their first female president. 59-year-old opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen, won in a huge swing.Her proindependence party also had a first-time win with a parliamentary majority. The result is being seen as a rejection of increasingly close ties between Taiwan's incumbent Government and Beijing. China correspondent Bill Birtles reports from Taipei.Well, when you talk about landslides it doesn't come much bigger than this. Here at Tsai Ing-wen's campaign headquarters, the supporters have been getting louder and louder as the results role in. They always knew she was going to be elected the first female president of Taiwan, she was a heavy favourite, but the scale of the victory is bigger than anticipated. The mood here is a great contrast to a few blocks across town where the Nationalist Party, the incumbents have been holding their event. A few dozen true believers turned up early to watch the vote counting but the mood there not particularly festive. For the past 8 years, the Nationalist Party has been ruling Taiwan and they've undergone a program of building closer and closer economic links with China. But this is hugely controversial. Beijing thinks Taiwan is a breakaway province that should be under its control so many voters who are here tonight said that was major reason they wanted to change.We can move to more high position that we can compete in the world. We don't need to be afraid of China, you know?Tsai Ing-wen's party has traditionally held a proindependence stance but during the campaign she has reiterated that she supports the status quo. But among supporters here, there are banners saying Taiwan is not a part of China. There are many people wearing these shirts. So you can guarantee her election will mean relations between Taiwan and the mainland get a little bit rockier.China correspondent Bill Birtles there in Taipei. Back home farmers say they are under increased pressure as climate change and extreme weather events impact food production. Some are warning products like milk could one day become luxury items.For more we're joined by dairy farmer Lynne Short. Welcome to the program.Good morning.Now, we hear there that milk could become a luxury item, why would that be?Just from experiences on our farm, my family's been farming in the beautiful Jamberoo Valley for over 1 #00 years now. We've got high rainfall and fertile soils but what we've experienced in the last 10 years is really increasing extreme weather events and it's not unusual now for us to see rain of 10 inches in 10 hours. In 2012 we had extreme heat events of 5 days in a row where the temperature got over 40 degrees. Cows are pretty much like the rest of us. We like the temperature to be pretty temperate so temperatures of around 25 degrees are ideal for dairy cows. They don't cope very well at all when it gets hot and they regulate their body temperature like dogs do and they start to pant. If they're taking in more heat than they can emit they basically start to melt and that's obviously very distressful. So in extreme heat events, cows are - we see cows as part of our family. They have their - their welfare has to be front of mind 24/7. Milk can - milk production can drop in a heat event. The drought in Queensland has already shown that beef for some families now is a luxury item. Milk, we could potentially see milk falling into that luxury item strategy because the only way that you could keep cows healthy and safe is in air conditioned premises and you can imagine the costs that will come with that.That sounds quite an extraordinary measure that would be introduced. So what sort of strategies are being employed at this current time to try and assist with maintaining a relatively stable environment out there?So, at an industry level we've taken it really seriously. We've even got a website called Cool Cows so that allows farmers to go in and actually look at all the strategies that have been introduced or recommended at an industry level. We all get text messages and warned of extreme heat events. So the level of technology and the access to information is phenomenal. At a personal level, 50% of our farm is rain forest but we have planted over 20,000 trees in the last 15 years. We put in what we call cow superhighways. So the cows can get backwards and forwards to the dairy as efficiently as they can in the heat of the day. We put in sprinkler systems in the dairy. Cows are really big kids. They love, like kids, to play under the water. And we're really lucky as dairy farmers, we have close contact with our cows all the time so we can watch them when they come into the dairy. If they're still panting when they're leaving the dairy, we've got the opportunity to pull them aside and hose them down. You can only adapt so much. Cows can only adapt so much. Humans can only adapt so much. So this is why farmers like me are so excited about the outcomes and the objectives set from Paris. It really is a game changer.Because it's not just, of course, dairy farmers. You mentioned earlier about beef cattle and things like that. It's right across the spectrum, isn't it, that extreme weather, not just hot weather. We're seeing increased rainfall in some areas and also other extreme winds and things like that. So it's an across the board issue. Are all farmers trying to come together on this?Look, most definitely. Every single industry in Australia has been impacted. We're noticing more cotton, for example, being grown in the Riverina. It's become quite a popular crop to grow down there and that's all in relation to the weather. We've all - the devastating fires last week in WA meant that dairy farmers' milk couldn't be picked up. That's despite the economic impact of that. It's emotionally and physically draining. You can't just say to the cows the tarving - tankers won't be coming to pick up your milk today, stop tro ducing. You've still got to milk them and then all that milk goes to waste. That's heart breaking for cows and it's heart breaking for farmers. So we've seen shortages of milk in Brisbane because of the Queensland floods, now we've had shortages of milk in both Coles and Woolworths in WA last week. So every single Australian is feeling the impact of what's happening on farm and 93% of the food that we eat in this country is grown in this country. So what happens on farms is important to all of us.Is there a prospect, I mean you're saying in your family it's 6 generations now that you farm this particular property. Is there a possibility that you may not be able to continue with that legacy?Well, as I said, certainly in my family it's all about the cows. If you ask Michael Strong and Nicholas Strong why they milk cows it's because they love cows. It is, they do see it as part of our family. The amount of infrastructure changes that we've made in the last 5 years alone just because of that desire to help our cows cope with these extremes, puts a lot of financial stress let alone emotional stress on the business. So, there's always those conversations, can we continue to do it in this region? And we're really lucky in our region. Our region loves its dairy farmers. So constantly the region's looking at ways where it can help its farmers as well and we're also seeing possible opportunities coming out of Paris from that as well through clean energy. The region's excited about our industry. It is, but it's concerned as well. So we're working closely to see if this can happen. But we have to be realistic, you have to do the right thing for the cows and putting them in air conditioned sheds, well it's, you know, we enjoy it in Australia watching our cows on pasture.Lynne Strong, thank you for your time this morning.My pleasure, thank you for having me. Taking a look at the satellite and a low pressure trough over WA is generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A second trough over central Queensland and northern NT is producing showers. An onshore flow is bringing isolated showers to eastern NSW and Queensland.Looking around the country now:

The top stories from ABC News - the President of Burkina Faso has confirmed 2 Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country. He says the kidnapped couple who are aged in their 80s run a head Cal - medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. An Islamist group of neighbouring Mali said they're in the hands of militants linked to Al-Qaeda. The UN sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted. The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini , has announced in Vienna that a deal between Iran and world powers reached last year has gone through. The UN atomic watchdog says Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the nuclear deal.The PM has hinted at further Australian involvement in the fight against Islamic State after his first visit to Iraq. Malcolm Turnbull has toured the Taji military base north of Baghdad where he's thanked around 300 Australian troops who are training local soldiers. Mr Turnbull also held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi and says more troops could be sent if the security situation changes.And 28-year-old Toby Price has become the first Australian to win a category at the Dakar Rally. The Newcastle native won in the motorcycle division with a convincing overall lead of 39 minutes 41 seconds ahead of his nearest rival.Iran has freed 4 prisoners with dual US Iranian nationality including the 'Washington Post' journalist Jason Rezaian as part of a prisoner exchange .The US is releasing 7 Iranians held for violating international sanctions. The announcement came as high-level meetings were under way in Vienna ahead of the lifting of sanctions on Iran as part of the nuclear deal agreed last year.On Saturday, Iranian State television announced the news Jason Rezaian's family wanted to hear. After 18 months in prison, the 'Washington Post' reporter convicted of spying was now free. His employer is celebrating. Rezaian, the former US marine, and the Christian Minister as well as 2 other dual nationals were released in a deal that also frees 7 Iranians convicted of breaking US laws. The US has also agreed to drop charges against 14 other Iranians for sanctions violations while Iran promises to help find the retired FBI agent Robert Levinson. What's curious about the prisoner swap is the timing. It comes as the IAEA confirms Iran has dismantled its nuclear weapons program which means the US, the EU and the UN are lifting sanctions against Tehran. Analysts have suggested the personal relationship between Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian foreign minister has made it possible to solve disputes between Iran and the US. But what happens when both men leave their posts.That relationship is one that predated the nuclear talks, it's one that may have enabled the nuclear talks to actually sort of move forward and overcome certain obstacles. It has to be institutionalised some way, somehow because we can't have a situation where we go back to the way it used to be simply because Kerry is no longer at the State Department.A matter of twin accomplishments with no guarantee of more to follow. Rescuers have pulled to safety dozens of refugees trying to reach Europe from Turkey by boat.Many migrants are still attempting the crossing to Greece at night to avoid detection despite freezing conditions making it even more dangerous.Off the Greek coast a call for help.Maltese volunteers spot a group of refugees in the freezing water on the brink of drowning. They're hauled to safety one by one. The rescue boat itself buffeted by the waves.A dinghy is overcrowded, full of women and children.Their only hope was Europe, the Greek Island. In the care of paramedics, the exhaustion of fleeing Syria is etched on their faces. But they're safe.We try for 3 time to travel to Greek but we have plenty bad experience in the sea.They put their faith in the smugglers, Turkey now under pressure to clamp down on the trade.But however perilous the waters, the desperate continue to come as the Middle East's tragedy plays out on Europe's borders.Paramedics across Australia rescued hundreds of children left unattended in hot cars just last month alone. The problem is so prevalent there have been numerous campaigns to warn parents about the risk of serious injury and death to children left unattended. American mother Kristy Reeves' 1-year-old daughter Sofia died of heatstroke when she was accidentally left in a hot car. Since then she has been working tirely on an initiative to create a safeny net to avoid heatstroke tragedies involving children in cars and she joins us from Texas. Thank you so much for joining us on Weekend Breakfast. And a terrible tragedy involving your daughter known as Rae Rae has prompted you to commit to a program you've set up in honour of your daughter.Our program is called Rae Ray's pledge in honour of my daughter who died of vehicular heatstroke in May 2011, just 10 days after her first birthday when she was accidentally forgotten by her father in the back seat on his way to work and instead of being dropped off at day care and then going to work he went straight to work and it wasn't until just about three hours after the error happened that we discovered the error and despite getting to her in three hours she passed away. So we immediately started looking at possible solutions and how common this type of tragedy was and we learned that here in the US forgotten morning drop off at the day care or baby-sitter is the leading source of child hot car deaths in the US, followed by second, a very close second cause of children gaining access to unlocked cars, often in someone's driveway or in their garage. Our program has actually pledged cards where Ray Ray's pledge has two core concepts and those are number 1, create arrival confirmation plans from parent to driver of the child for all of your child transport activities, particularly during those high-risk times of day such as the morning day care drop off, and that can be reminders that you set up on your calendars,sh it can be GPS-based notification alerts set up on your smart phones, it can be other reminder systems, it can be something as simple as a parent to driver text to contirm that the child has arrived for the day. And then our second core concept is the absence verification system that you set up with your child care provider whereas if your child has not arrived on time and a planned absence has not been communicated then your child care provider will call one or both parents to determine that child's whereabouts.And have you found as well that some people simply continue to be unaware of the dangers of leaving a child in a carer, particularly on a hot day unaware of how hot it can get?We continue to see in our key heatstroke season here in the US, cases where children are rescued from hot cars because someone did not understand how quickly the inside of a car can heat up and decided to leave a small child or pet in the vehicle for just what would be a minute, maybe two minutes for a brief errand or a trip into the drugstore or the grocery store or something and then the child end up in distress and charges ensue on that person for child or pet endangerment. Even though we have these cases we have a lot of rescues in the US with respect to the kids who die, most of those involve children who are accidentally left behind due to forgotten baby syndrome. However, it is important, I understand that just last month in Victoria alone you guys had over 200 child rescues from para dead - paramedics because of children left in hot cars and distress?Yes, indeed, it has been hundreds of children over a very hot Australian summer. We had temperatures reaching in excess of 40 degrees in some parts of Sydney this past week. So we had an instance where a young 2-year-old child was left in a car, it's alleged, in Sydney for around an hour during the middle of the day, one of those hot days. So we do continue to see cases where people don't appear to be aware of the risks involved. Perhaps it's a call also for anyone walking past to also be mindful of what's happening around them and be able to lend assistance.That's correct. We also encourage folks to call 911 or a first responder service here in the US if they see a child unattended in a vehicle and that can also apply to pets because the inside temperature of a car can heat up by more than 40 degrees Fahrenheit, which I believe is 22 degrees Celsius in your temperature correlation in less than an hour, and 80% of that temperature rise happens within the first 30 minutes. So as you can see, for a new born child, just a few minutes in a hot car can be fatal. Children and pets, they don't have as efficient cooling systems as adults do so they can't cool themselves off as efficiently as adults can and their bodies heat up about 5 times faster than a grown up's body. And they can't remove themselves from that danger and they also don't even know to remove their clothing or do things that would cool themselves off when they get in a situation where they're overheating. So for folks who are passersby, if you see an unattended child in a parking lot, you know, please call a first responder and if the child's in distress break the window and remove the child from danger because timing is critical. Like, I said, the inside of a car can be fatal in a matter of minutes for new borns up to children who are as old as 4 years old. It's imperative to act immediately.In your view, is it necessary for tougher penalties for people to be imposed as a way of raising the issue and seeing parents address this matter?That's a very interesting question that I get fairly commonly and one of the things that we've noticed here in the US is that despite more States having penalties for leaving a child in a car, we have not seen that correlate with a reduction in child hot car deaths and the reason here in the US, and I would suspect that it's probably similar for you in Australia, the reason is that again, the majority of our cases, over 60% of the cases involve children who are accidentally forgotten because the parent had diminished visibility of a child, often a sleeping child in the back seat and very often rear facing. I guess about 90% of our cases involve children under the age of 3 and 75% of those are children under the age of 2. The importance of that is that most of those children we have laws here that now suggest that our children stay rear facing until the age of 2. So, you know, sadly even though we've had more laws passed here in the US, I believe we now have 20 States, 20 of our US - 50 US States that have laws punishing parents or caregivers for leaving a child unattended in the car and the age range on that is different by State. But even though we've had these laws passed it has not made an impact on deaths simply because our deaths are not occurring because of people intentionally leaving a child. It's a complete accident, a failure of one's memory.Thank you very much for joining us and speaking to us on this very important matter here on Weekend Breakfast.My pleasure. Thank you so much.The widow of an American killed in a terror attack in Jordan is suing Twitter. Tamara Fields is accusing the social network of giving a platform to Islamic State to spread extremist propaganda.Lawyer Joshua Arisohn is representing Tamara Fields and joined us earlier.For years, Twitter has knowingly permitted ISIS for using its network as a tool for spreading propaganda, raising funds and attracting new recruits and the role of Twitter in the rise of ISIS can't really be overstated. I think it's fair to say without Twitter, ISIS's dramatic resurgeence over the last couple of years would have not have been possible. And Twitter has not been an innocent bystander in all of this. It has long known that ISIS has been using its social network to terrorise but it has taken little action and so for years the White House and Congress and FBI and politicians like Hillary Clinton have all been urging Twitter to do more to prevent ISIS from using its social network. But Twitter has largely refused to act and to this day if you go onto Twitter it's easy to find ISIS-themed accounts and tweets and hashtags and Twitter permits terror groups like Hezbollah to have official accounts on its network. We think it's shameful that an American company like Twitter would knowingly provide this kind of support to terrorist groups like ISIS and groups that openly seek to kill US citizens and other innocent civilians and my client, the widow of Carl Fields who was killed by an ISIS operative a few months ago has bravely stood up and said enough. This kind of baifior is not accept and Twitter needs to be held accountable.You're saying because Twitter knowingly let the terror groups use its network, in effect supporting terrorism, that it is in part responsible for your client's husband's death. Is there a legal precedent for this type of action?The antiterrorism group, the antiterrorism act has been used in a number of different situations, it hasn't been used against social networks before so this would be a first. But under that law, if you provide material support to a terrorist organisation and do so knowingly, you are liable for the acts of terrorism that they carry out and in this case, Twitter has knowingly given access to its social network to ISIS and so it needs to be held responsible.Twitter says that this lawsuit is without merit, that its rules make it clear that the promotion of terrorism deserves no place on its platform. Do you think you're going to have a hard time prosecuting this case?No, we're confident about this case moving forward and we believe the facts and the law are on our side.Do you expect that this will possibly lead to more calls for other social media companies to take down possibly posts that do promote terrorism?I hope so. I think it's a shame that these companies like Twitter allow terrorists to proliferate on their websites and one of our goals is that they're going to take more action to stop them.So what sort of damages are you seeking and what would you actually like to see after this case is finished in terms of law reform?Well we haven't specified an amount of damages at this point but, you know, our goals are to hold Twitter accountable for providing material support to ISIS, to get compensation, to Ms Fields for the terrible loss that she's sustained and hopefully to get Twitter and other companies to do more to block ISIS and other terrorists from using their social networks in the future.So currently in the US there are no uniform guidelines for dealing with requests to take down this type of material?Not to my knowledge, no.And that's what you'd like to see?We'd like to see more rigorous policies, whether they're implemented through law or voluntarily by these companies, I'm not sure it matters.So where does this case go from here? What is the time line of this action?Well unfortunately litigation in the US does not move very quickly so we expect there will be a motion to dismiss shortly and if we get past that we'll be into discovery and then we'll try to get to trial as quickly as possible.That's lawyer Joshua Arisohn talking to me from New York. The ultimate fighting choims Rhonda Rousy is inspooring a new Jen generation of young girls to take up mixed martial arts.But doctors are warning it can have consequences.Megan milli-is on a mission to become the next fighting champion. The 13-year-old took up the sport 3 years ago and says while it looks rough, she's not worried.If someone hits you, you hit them harder.The team draws inspiration from UFC former champion Rhonda Rousy who has become a household name in the last year.She's had downhill in her life, she's still strong and a good inspiration for kids.Rousy's recent fight in Melbourne has inspired an influx of women and girls to take up mixed martial arts.Before she came to Australia I only had one or two and now we're up to around 10 or 12. So it's a big increase for just a few months.But that fight ended in a knock out and a hospital stay.Boom, head kick, goes down.Doctors are warning repeated brain trauma can result in long-term issues.As a result of that brain injury, often they will have a slower speech, they won't be able to think as well as they might have in the past and in some respects it's like someone who, for instance, might be under the influence of alcohol except it's something that stays with them permanently.But others say the risks can be managed.It does seem a bit scary to a lot of people but because there's the fence there stopping people falling out and because there's a referee there it's a lot safer than you think.The women who have started the sport here at this gym say the confidence they've gained from martial arts far outweighs any potential risk.Especially for females it's definitely a great skill to have, you know. You've got to be able to look after yourself.She says it's about empowering women in and out of the ring.Well let's talk some more sport now with Georgie Tunney. And the first grand slam of the year is nearly upon us.Yes, get excited. We have one more sleep until the Australian Open and this year is a very special one as home fans prepare to farewell an absolute icon. To help us preview and predict just what kind of tennis we'll be seeing over the next 2 weeks, Courtney Walsh, chief tennis writer with the 'Australian' newspaper joins me. Thanks for joining us on Weekend Breakfast and before we get into tomorrow's tournament I want to touch on Bernard Tomic's preparation. What did you make of his early exit at the Sydney International?Fascinating as always. Look, Bernie, look, I can understand why he did, I suppose, pull the pin early given the amount of tennis he'd played and the amount of tennis hopefully that he has to play over the next fortnight, but you can do these things smarter. It was just deplete disdain the way he treated the tournament, carrying on. Look, I can understand why he seems to take two steps forward and three steps back. It's very unusual behaviour.Controversy just follows him around. Do you think he can actually challenge the top seeds at this event?Look, he certainly playing well and his serve has improved so much. He's starting to make use of his big angular frame. He's getting closer. Look, it wouldn't surprise me by the end of the year if he's top 10. The first time he will probably play a seed all going well is Andy Murray in the 4th round here, he will play an Italian Fognini before hand. But Murray, I think, is still a couple of steps ahead. Watching him in Perth last week train and prepare, he's just meticulous and look, I'm not sure that's yet the case for Bernie.Now you mentioned Andy Murray there. Of course we usually see him around the finals time at the Australian Open, a 4-time finalist but I want to turn to the defending champ, Novak Djokovic. He's coming off one of the best seasons you could possibly have in world tennis. Now he's won this event 5 times, he obviously loves playing in Australia, how can he be beaten?That's a very, very good question and if you say you can judge a horse by what it looks like in the mounting yard in the parade ring, watching Djokovic laud himself around the grounds on Friday he looked extremely confident. I wrote about it yesterday. He was just so full of confidence running around, donning mayoral robes, etc. He enters with a phenomenal record and I suppose his form on hard court in the 2 grand slams finals that he played in Melbourne last year and in New York was something to behold. Roger Federer and Murray played great tennis for 2 sets, for 3 sets they couldn't sustain it. He somehow managed to see them off and continue the level that he plays at. He deserves to be an odds-on favourite which he is.Are there any threats to another crown for the joker? You mentioned Roger Federer there, he's always an Australian favourite?Absolutely a favourite. Look, the thing is he was close, he was really close at Wimbledon, he was really close in New York. He enters under a little cloud having been ill in Brisbane but he assured people this week that he's over that. He practiced with Lleyton Hewitt yesterday. If he plays his best and they meet in the semifinal it may not be a bad time to get Novak, probably better than the final, I think, at the moment. I still think he's the one to beat by a clear margin.To the women's side of the draw and reigning champ Serena Williams she had a pretty good year of her own last year. She was having some knee troubles at the Hopman Cup though, what do you make of her preparation leading into the Oz Open?Look, there's intrigue surrounding how she will play, how she will, I suppose, perform over the next fortnight. She has a tricky encounter first up against Camilla Georgie who is erratic but boasts all the shots. Serena, who knows? If she's actually near peak form and fitness she's got a clear gap on the rest of the field but I suspect that having not played a competitive match since September where I suppose she lost a shocker in the US Open when she was going for the grand slam to Roberta Vinci, there are real doubts about her.We'll have to wait and see, of course, she is the unbackable favourite at this stage. Good to watch out for Sam Stosur as well on that women's side but to an Aussie legend now in the tennis arena it will be his final tournament, Lleyton Hewitt. Is he a shot at taking out the title and how much has he meant to Australian tennis?For taking out the title if you asked him 2 years ago he'd give himself a real chance. Now I think he'd concede the very best are beyond him. I can see him making a little run here. He places James Duckworth a Sydneysider who he's mentored first up. I think his style matches up. Ferrer is his next opponent. But I think Layton can take him down with the home crowd behind him. He's make - he's capable of making a run. As to how he's perceived in Australia, I think in the last 5 years very positively. I think early on there was mixed emotions. They loved the fight but didn't like necessarily some of the ways he went about things. But it's clearer how much it means representing Australia to him and he's done a lot of good things for a lot of the young guys in terms of their development. I think he will go out very much a winner in Australian eyes.I think you are definitely right there. Courtney Walsh from the 'Australian', chief tennis writer, thank you for joining us and enjoy your coming weeks in Melbourne.Thank you.So it all kicks off tomorrow, the Australian Open and Lleyton Hewitt, he has an entire country behind him so let's see what the 34-year-old can do.There should be a bit of support.Fo pressure at all.No pressure.Thank you, Georgie.Coming up in the next hour on Weekend Breakfast -We're going to be crossing to Washington to hear about the reaction after the UN announced it's lifting sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. We'll have that and the rest of the day's news, sport and weather coming up next.

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This Program is Captioned Live by CSI Australia.The United Nations lifts sanctions on Iran, meaning that a deal to allow sanctions to be removed has been fulfilled after it committed to international nuclear deals.Forces end a siege in Burkina Faso as an Australian couple is kidnapped by al-Qaeda jihadists. PM Malcolm Turnbull makes a surprise visit to Baghdad to hold talks with the Iraqi Government and meet Australian troops.And Australia has its first ever win of the Dakar Rally, after Toby Price secured victory in the motorcycle division. Hello, thank you for joining us, it is Sunday the 17th of January.Plenty coming up, including Dr Karl talks us through the birth of a planet. A group of international scientists have been observing a planet forming in a distant galaxy.They are hoping it will help us understand our solar system. We will hear from one of the rchers involved and Dr Karl to share the findings. How do you actually determine what's going on from an image like that?You must be trained, I think, and have a very, very good telescope.Absolutely. We will find out more later. First we will check the weather in the capitals: The top stories from ABC News - the United Nations sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted. The EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has between
announced in Vienna a deal between Iran and world powers reached last year has gone through. The UN atomic watchdog says Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the nuclear deal. Lifting sanctioning will unfreeze billions of dollars of assets and allow Iranian oil to be sold internationally.The President of Burkina Faso has confirmed two Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country. He says the kidnapped couple, who are in their 80s, run a medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. An Islamist group in neighbouring Mali says they are in the hands of militants linked to al-Qaeda. The Burkina Government has corrected a former statement which said the couple were from Austria.They say it is unclear whether the kidnapping is in connection with a siege in Ouagadougou. Troops stormed the hotel Faso is
freeing 126 hot tajjes. Burkina Faso is to observe 72 hours of national mourning. The PM Malcolm Turnbull has hinted at further Australian involvement in the fight against IS after his first visit to Iraq. Malcolm Turnbull visited the heavily guarded embassy in Baghdad and held talks with his counterpart Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He also toured the nearby Taji military base where 300 soldiers are working alongside New Zealand troops to help train Iraqi forces..the Indonesian Police Chief says 12 suspects linked to last Thursday's terrorist attack have been arrested. It started with a suicide bomber blowing himself up in a cafe. He the Police Chief said further attacks were being planned by those now in custody.The people of Taiwan have made history by voting in their first female President. Tsai Ing-wen represents the main Opposition party which traditionally leaned towards formal independence from China. In her victory speech, the 59-year-old for freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea. She also called for stronger ties with Japan in a shift away from mainland China.Two men have been arrested after a security guard was allegedly assaulted in Sydney's Potts Point this morning. The men were refused entry inform a bar before one of the men punched a guard in the altercation. A parked car was damaged and a bystander was assaulted. Two men have been arrested.Two men are in hospital after a shooting in Brisbane. Police say the men were shot at March Ari at Roy round three this morning. One man suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder while the other has a wound to his leg. Investigations are continuing.Victoria Police have taken a man into custody in relation to the disappearance of missing 49-year-old Karen Chetcuti, who was last seen in her home town Whorouly on Tuesday night. Police located her purse and phone in her home before her burnt out car was found on Thursday, 20 kilometres away. Police are yet to lay any charges. An independent school in Sydney says it's been working with parents and students after reports of inappropriate sexualised behaviour. In a statement the Trinity Grammar School headmaster said he became aware a small group of very young boys were engaging in inappropriate sexualised behaviour last year. He said the school reported it to family and Department of Community Services and told parents of the boy directly involved eight days later.For the first time, a war time bunker hidden under a London train station will be opened. It sheltered 8,000 people in the war. Much of the original signage still hangs on the walls. Transport for London officials say during the air raids, loud speakers pumped music into the rooms and dancing and singing would go on into the night.There has a lot of camaraderie, a lot of telling stories, many children running around. It was difficult to sleep as you can hear the Tube train is close by. This proximity of people meant that to keep each other's spirits up, there was a lot of dancing and a lot of singing. Toby Price
Now to Port with Georgie Tunny. Toby Price must still be celebrating that Dakar win?It's got to 8pm Argentina time which is pretty prime partying time for Toby Price and his supporters. He clinched that historic win in the motorcycle division. 28-year-old became the first Australian to ever win the event, finishing with a convincing overall lead of 39 minutes and 41 seconds ahead of nearest rival Stefan Svitko. It was only Price's second Dakar Rally after finishing third on debut last year. The Sydney Thunder have kept their hopes of a final alive after a win over the Sixers. Big hitting from Michael Hussey, Andre Russell and Shane Watson helped them. If the Renegades lose to the Strikers on Monday night, the Thunder will make the semis for the very first time. Meanwhile in Perth, the work
reigning champs have a lot of work to heading into the finals, thumped by the Melbourne Stars, chasing a modest 147 for victory, the Scorchers were struggling at 5/34 in the 8th over and never recovered. They were all out for 94 and the win secures the Stars an all important home semifinal.I was getting worried when Maddinson was going really well. We have to see what happens with the Renegades now. You never know, if you're there, you're a chance.A late Shane Smeltz strike has stolen them a victory over the Wanderers. It was their 11th Derby win. And world No.22 Viktor Troicki has fought back from a set down to claim back-to-back Sydney International titles. He took down Grigor Dimitrov and that was an absolute marathon match, heading into the Australian Open which starts tomorrow. Better prime up for next time.A lot of bed rest today for both of them.Thank you Georgie.Thank you for your company here on Weekend Breakfast. Still to come, we go live to Washington for more on the sanctions against Iran being lifted as the international nuclear deal goes through.Also ahead, our defence reporter wraps up the PM's first trip to Iraq.Later, health concerns for young girls inspired by Ronda Rousey. The success of the fighter has seen up young girls take up mixed martial arts and experts are warning of dangerous consequences. International sanctions on Iran have been lifted after obligations were certified. Zoe Daniel joins us live from Washington. A lot of work went into securing it. What's the reaction been? Vrlth certainly is a monumental deal, Richard. The negotiations have been going on for 14 months. As you would know, no doubt the intent has been there for far longer. It's a very complex deal to make. There is a lot of trust, a lot of diplomacy that's gone into that and that's something that both sides are trumpeting today. I think you could say that the Iranian Foreign Minister was grinning from ear to ear when he stood next to the UN representative when he said "Sanctions are lifted". This is huge. It gives them access to billions of dollars in funds that have been frozen now for decades, that have forced them into economic isolation and really stagnated of
their economy. It kept them out of the international oil market, prevented them from doing business. There is some questions over just how much money they will be able to get their hands on, because they owe a lot and have a huge amount of debt. It's thought to be at least $50 billion. That is something that is really going to get their economy moving quite quickly. Of course, John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has been instrumental in making this deal happen. Let's see what he had to say this morning.In return for the steps that Iran has taken, the United States and the EU will immediately lift nuclear-related sanctions expanding the horizon of opportunity for the Iranian people. Today as a result of the actions taken last July, the United States our friends and allies in the Middle East, in the entire world are safer because the threat of a nuclear weapon has been reduced.Zoe, what are the implications of this deal? What changes are we likely to see?I think it's a really interesting question. Just going to John Kerry's final point, the whole emphasis of this is to make the world a safer places certainly from the countries outside perspectives. Iran may have different reasons for wanting to make this deal but from everyone on the outside, it's to do with reducing nuclear weaponry. What Iran has had to do to get to this point is reduce its nuclear program to the extent that those inspectors are satisfied. For example, it had something like 10,000 kilograms of enriched uranium that it's had to move out of the country and that's now down below 300 kilograms. It's had to put away its centrifuges essentially and John Kerry said today it's filled some of its infrastructure up with cement, meaning that that equipment will never be able to be used again. It's had to dismantle plants that could be used for nuclear production. What this does is not prevent Iran from ever making a nuclear weapon again, but what the supporters of this deal say is it would make it much slower for them to be able to do that. There would be more time to negotiate, more time to prepare, more time for the diplomacy we've seen that there is no chance that Iran could make a nuclear weapon overnight, if you like. The other changes that we're going to see are going to be economic. There will be Iranian oil back in the world market, which is already very flat and that may be a negative thing. There is a Newmarket for companies who will operate within Iran. We are expecting to see multinationals go in straightaway. It will be an interesting time. It's a deal that has a lot of critics because there is a serious lack of trust around Iran's adherence to the deal and whether the checks and balances that have been put in place for the next 15 years actually work. Zoe, you point to a need of having ongoing monitoring and issues of trust. We've also seen in recent hours and days exchanges of prisoners happening as well between the US and Iran, haven't we?Yes, fascinating week actually, hasn't it been? So today we saw five American prisoners released by the Iranians. Four as part of a prisoner swap in return for seven Americans who were being held over sanctions violations. They were Iran-Americans being held by the US. But again, long-term negotiations to release the Americans that were being held in Iran, one of those Jason Rezaian, the 'Washington Post' journalist who has been held for 18 months on charges of espionage, and three others. As a goodwill gesture, Iran decided to release an American student who they have been holding for a few weeks. This comes after a group of US sailors were picked up by the Iranians in their waters last week and then released overnight. There really has been a lot of activity going on and there does seem to be a degree of goodwill on the side of the Iranians but it's not enough to placate the critics. Some of the Republican presidential hopefuls, for example, coming out strongly against this deal today. One even saying well once Iran gets its hands on that money, it will use that to make nuclear weapons. So those critics are going to take some convincing.We have seen a lot of change in Iran's behaviour, particularly with the change of President in the last couple of years. You mention that there is a little bit of distrust still. We have seen that change and focus. What about the involvement and the influence of Iran's Supreme Leader, the eye tollar Khomeini?It's hard to say. I think it's going to be a case of time that is going to cement the trust here. One important point to make it that it said that America had planned to impose further sanctions on Iran because they had tested a missile which was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and that the US backed down on that because there was a suggestion from Iran that they then wouldn't release those political prisoners that have been released today. So there is still some push-pull taking place. The other factor that's worth taking into account is there will be a change in the American administration potentially over the next year. At least a change in the presidency but if there is a change of party, that will shed a whole different light on this deal because the Republicans are fundamentally opposed to it.Zoe Daniel reporting from Washington, thank you. Officials in Burkina Faso have confirmed a couple kidnapped by extremists near the border with Mali are Australian. Associated Press says the former Perth couple are aged in their 80s and have been living in the area since 1972.It's not known if the abduction is linked to the attack on a hotel in Ouagadougou. At least 26 people, including a number of foreigners were killed and dozens injured in the siege. A group linked to al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility. This is when Government troops backed by French Special Forces finally retook control of the hotel. Dramatic scenes right in the centre of the capital city. The terrified guests were evacuated after a long night in hiding. It all began on Friday evening around supper time. Splendid
Al-Qaeda militants stormed the Splendid Hotel and a cafe across the street, both popular with UN staff and foreigners. TRANSLATION: They started on the
shooting and everybody lay down on the ground. As soon as you lifted your head, you would get shot straightaway so you had to pretend to be dead. They even came to check our feet to check if we were alive.Soldiers have no other option but to fight back here. There was no Niyombare go,s. The gee - no negotiations. TRANSLATION: When they left they set fire to the place. The smoke started to sufficient Kate me and the other survivors.Some reports suggest at least four women were among the militants killed. More than a hundred people were freed. We are not allowed to go any further than this security cordon. Even from here we can see the traces of the attack. We have seen soldiers and investigators going in and out of the hotel but the authorities say they have the situation under control. And they have called on people to stay calm. TRANSLATION: We appeal to the people to be vigilant and brave because we must fight on and learn to live with terrorist acts in our daily lives.It is the first time that this country is carved by a Jihadi attack of such a scale. Just under two months after the same group carried out a similar attack in neighbouring Mali, what they have shown here is that they remain a threat for Malcolm
the whole region.The PM Malcolm Turnbull has arrived in Iraq for a surprise visit to thank Australian troops helping to train local forces.We spoke to the ABC's Defence reporter Andrew Greene about the trip a short time ago.He has dropped into Iraq and spent about 90 minutes on the ground at the Taji military training base north of Iraq. That's where around 300 Australian troops are working alongside New Zealanders who help train the local forces and that's part of an overall contribution in this ongoing fight against Islamic State. The PM held briefings with some of the commanding officers there and took the opportunity to thank the Australian forces. He said they were doing a great job and a crucial role. He said Australia doesn't want to be in Iraq forever but it may make further contributions down the track if the circumstances change. Mr Turnbull said he thought European nations should step up their contribution. Let's hear from Mr Turnbull in his address to those Australian soldiers. Thank you very much for your service. Australia is so proud of you, your professionalism, your commitment, you really do us proud and you are doing vitally important work. Not just for Iraq, not just for the region but for the whole world. We have a global struggle against terrorism and you are in the frontline.Andrew, the Commander of Australia's training mission says he's starting to notice progress there?In the early days of this training mission, and it's not a very old mission, it's only been going a few months, there were concerns about the commitment of the Iraqi forces. There was a lot of criticism, particularly from the US, when the town of Ramadi fell, about the resolve of these Iraqi troops. Slowly but surely senior figures in fans think they are making a difference and the recent capture of Ramadi gives them some reason to be encouraged. The Australian leading the task group at Taji says he is noticing a maul difference in the improvement of the Iraqi forces but he says progress is slow.Training an Army such as the Iraqi Army is a medium term proposition. You don't get instantaneous results, you have to plug away all day every day. We are making progress, there is improved shooting, better organisation, better drills, those become more noticeable as time in the training program goes on.Andrew, the PM Mr Turnbull also had a meeting with his Iraqi counter part. What did he have to say?In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, he dropped in on his counterpart Haider al-Abadi, and the two spoke about the ongoing fight against Islamic State. The PM says his Iraqi counterpart didn't ask for any further contribution from Australia but he did say the existing force was making a big difference and Malcolm Turnbull said he was appreciative of what Australians were doing there on the ground. As I mentioned, the PM will probably take what he's heard in Iraq on this unannounced visit with him to Washington when he talks about the overall struggle against Islamic State with President Obama.Defence reporter Andrew Greene in Canberra. Voters in Taiwan have made history electing their first female President. 59-year-old Opposition Leader Tsai Ing-wen won in a huge sweep.Her pro-independence won a parliamentary majority. The result is seen as a rejection of increasingly close ties between Taiwan's incumbent Government and Beijing. Bill Birtles reports from Taipei. Well, when you talk about landslides, it doesn't come much bigger than this. Here at Tsai Ing-wen's headquarters, the supporters have been getting louder and loud. They always knew she was going to be elected the first PM President of Taiwan. The mood here is a contrast to a few blocks across town, where the Nationalist Party have been holding their event. A few dozen true believers turned up early to watch the vote counting but the mood not particularly festive. Nationalist Party
For the last eight years the Nationalist Party have been ruling Taiwan and they have built closer economic links with China. This is hugely controversial. Beijing claims Taiwan is a break away province that should be under its control. Many voters here tonight who have backed Tsai say that is a major reason they wanted to change.We can move to a high position we can compete in the world. We don't need to be afraid of China.Tsai Ing-wen's party has traditionally held a pro-independence stance but during the campaign she reiterated she supports the status quo. Among supporters here, there are banners saying "We don't want to be part of China". So her election means will
the relationship with China will get rocker.Ronda Rousey is inspiring a new generation martial
of young girls to take up mixed martial arts.Medical experts warn the sport can have dangerous consequences. Reagan Mill is on a mission to become the next ultimate fighting chob. The 13-year-old took up the sport three years ago and says while it looks rough, she's not worried.If someone hits you, you hit them harder.The team draws inspiration from Ronda Rousey who has become a household name in the last year.Even though she's had downhill in her life, she is still strong and a good inspiration for kids.Rousey's recent fight in Melbourne has inspired an influx of women and girls to take up mixed martial arts.Before she came to Australia, I only had one or two. Now we are up to 10 or 12. It's a big increase for a few months.That fight ended in a knockout and a hospital stay.Boom, head kick, goes down.Doctors are warning repeated brain trauma can result in long-term issues.Often they will have a slower speech, won't be able to think as well as they might have in the past and in some respects it's like someone who for instance might be under the influence of alcohol, except it's something that stays with them permanently.Others say the risks can be managed.It does seem scary but because there a fence there and a referee there, it's a lot safer than you think.The women who have started the sport here at they
this gym say the confidence they have gained from martial arts far outweighs any potential risk.Especially for females, it's definitely a great skill to have, you know. You've got to be able to look after yourself.She says it's about empowering women in and out of the ring. You may have heard of pop-up shops, pop up shows and pop-up parties. Well now there's a pop up pet.The Queensland RSPCA has found a novel way to connect future owners together with their new furry friends. It's the season where sadly shelters overflow with unwanted animals but there was no shortage of prospective pet owners today. About 10,000 people came to the RSPCA's first pop-up adoption event last year.It was just successful beyond our wildest dreams. We actually re-homed 277 animals.More than 500 people were waiting when the doors opened this morning. They kept coming all day. So did the pets.As the animals are going out with their new homes, we've got more animals out the back that are coming in.Hundreds of cats, dogs, puppies and kittens were brought in from shelters around the State.Very tolerant with other dogs.They are carefully matched with new owners.We pick the match knowing the dog will stay there and have a happy life.It seems there is someone for everyone.It's taken a white of decisions but she's the one.Looking for something with a good tem pralt for our daughter. She is a calm. The cat chooses the person.Daisy has three legs.A lovely addition to the family.Did you come to find a dog today?No I came to have a look and took my wife to the bookfest. I wasn't looking for a dog but she allowed to
looked for me.You might not be allowed to come next year.I want to go to the Beth show next year.By lunch time they had broken last year's record. The event will be on next year. Taking a look at the satellite. A low pressure trough over WA is generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A second trough over central Queensland and northern NT is producing showers. An on flow air flow is bringing showers to eastern Queensland. Looking around the country now:

The top stories from ABC News - the President of Burkina Faso has confirmed two Australians have been abducted by extremists in the north of the country. He says the kidnapped couple, who are aged in their 80s, run a medical clinic and have lived in the country for 40 years. An Islamist group in Mali say they are in the hands of militants linked to al-Qaeda. US President Barack Obama has signed an order lifting sanctions on Iran. It follows the United Nations lifting sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program. A short time ago after the atomic watchdog found the Islamic Republic had fulfilled its commitments under the nuclear deal. US presidential candidates have slammed the deal with a number promising to repeal it. The PM has hinted at further involvement in the fight against Islamic State after his first visit to Iraq. Mr Turnbull visited the Taji base where he spoke to Australian troops. He also held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi and says more troops consent if the security situation changes. 28-year-old Toby Price has become the first Australian to win a category in the Dakar in the
Rally. The Newcastle native won in the motorcycle division after a convincing overall lead of 39 minutes and 41 seconds ahead of his nearest rival. The United Nations sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program have been lifted, as we just heard.The United Nations Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini made the announcement in Vienna that the deal has gone through.Today we have achieved implementation day of the joint comprehensive plan of action. Ever since adoption day, we worked hard and showed mutual commitment and collective will to finally bring the GCPO a to implementation. Today, almost exactly six months after finalisation of this historic deal, the atomic energy agency has verified that Iran has implemented its nuclear-related commitments under the GCPOA. As Iran has fulfilled its commitments, today multilateral and national, economic and financial sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted in accordance with the GCPOA. The EU and E 3 countries of
connising in People's Republic of China, the Republic of France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America and Iran will also co-operate in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy in the framework of the GCPOA. UN sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program are lifted. The United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 of 2015, which endorsed the GCPOA will from now onwards, together with a treaty of the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, be the sole international legal framework related to Iran's nuclear activities. Federica
EU Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini. Iran has freed four prisoners with dual US-Iranian nationality including the 'Washington Post' journalist Jason Rezaian as part of a prisoner exchange.The United States is releasing seven Iranian nationals held for violating international sanctions. It came as high level meetings were underway in Vienna ahead of the expected lifting of sanctions on Iran.TranOn Saturday Iranian television announced the news Jason Rezaian's family wanted to hear. After 18 months, the 'Washington Post' reporter quon vikd of spying is now free. His employer is celebrating: Rezaian, the former US marine and a Christian Minister as well as two other dual nationals were released in a deal that also frees seven Iranians convicted of breaking US laws. The US has also agreed to drop charges against 14 other Iranians for sanctions violations while Iran promises to help find the retired FBI agent Robert eleven son. What's curious about the prisoner swap is the timing. It comes as the IAEA confirms Iran has program which
dismantled its nuclear weapons program which means the US, the EU and the UN are lifting sanctions against Tehran. Analysts have suggested the personal relationship between Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif has made it possible to solve disputes between Iran and the US. What happens when both men leave their post?That relationship between Kerry and Zarif, it predated the nuclear talks. It's one that may have enabled the nuclear talks to move forward and overcome certain obstacles. It has to be institutional iced some way, somehow because we can't have a situation where we go back to the way it used to be because Kerry is no longer at the State department.No guarantee of more to follow. Rescuers have pulled to safety does dozens of refugees trying to reach Turkey by boat.Many migrants are still attempting the crossing to Greece despite freezing conditions making it more dangerous. Off the Greek coast, a call for help.Help!Maltese volunteers spot a group of refugees in the freezing water on the brink of the
drowning.Take the rope. Grab the rope!They are hauled to safety one by one.Hold on, hold on!The rescue boat itself buffeted by the waves. The dinghy is overcrowded, full of women and children. Their only hope was Europe, the Greek island. In the care of paramedics, the exhaustion of fleeing Syria is etched on their faces but they're safe.We tried for three times to travel to Greece but we have many bad experience in the sea. They put their faith in the smugglers. Turkey now under pressure to clamp down on the trade. But however perilous the waters, the desperate continue to come, as the Middle East's tragedy plays out on Europe's borders. Returning back home, farmers say they are under increased pressure as climate change and extreme weather events impact food production.Dairy farmer Lynn strong warns products like milk could one day become luxury items.My family has been farming in the beautiful Jamberoo Valley for over 180 years now. We call it paradise for very good reason, we have got high rainfall and fertile in
soils. What we have experienced in the last ten years is increased extreme weather events. It's not unusual for us to see ten inches in ten hours. In 2012 we had extreme heat events of five days in a row where the temperature got over 40 degrees. Cows are pretty much like the rest of us, with temperatures of around 25 degrees are ideal for dairy cows. They don't cope very well at all when it gets hot. They regulate their temperature like dogs do and they start to pant. If they take in more heat than they can emit, they start to melt. That is distress full. In extreme heat events, we see cows as part of our family. Their welfare has to be front of mind 24/7. Milk can drop by 40% in a minor heat event if you don't take medial reaction. The drought in Queensland has already shown beef for some families is a luxury item. Milk, we could potentially see milk falling into that luxury item strategy because the only way you could keep cows healthy and safe is in air conditioned premises and you can imagine the cost that will come with that. So at an industry level, we've taken it really seriously, we have even got a website for Australian dairy farmers called Cool Cows. That allows farmers to look at all the strategies that have been introduced or recommended at an industry level. We all get text messages and warned of extreme heat events. The level of technology and access to information is phenomenal. Every single Australian is feeling the impact of what's happening on farm and 93% of the food that we eat in this country is grown in this country. What happens on farms is important to all of us. Lynn Strong there. There has been a lot of talk recently about what is going on in a galaxy far, far away. We are not talking about Star Wars but a rare discovery by a group of international scientists who have seen how planets come into existence.They are photographing a baby planet in the early stages of formation and say it will help us understand more about our solar system. One of the scientists involved is an Australian Professor who joined Dr Karl to tell us more about the discovery.This man here is part of a team, let me introduce, Professor Peter Tudhill. You start off with a big bang and here we are. There are steps in between?That was a brief summary of a lot there, Karl.You get galaxies and stars and how do you get planets and to give the bottom part of
line, Peter was a guy who is part of the team that is actually seeing the first planet that we've ever seen form into existence. You have a galaxy like a Milky Way, a hundred thousand light years across and thick in the middle. We are halfway up the edges. In between the stars, you have only got 100 particles per cubic metre. There are 6,000 molecular clouds, we have 100 million particles, the finest vacuum we can make. From this forms stars and planets..tell us a bit about this discovery?It's the first really concrete case where we've joined all of the dots between a star being formed and the sort of in joke in astronomy runs, planetary formation is the round off error to star formation. It's tiny flecks of dust left over. Most of the mass when a star is formed goes into the star itself. Left over is this dusty disc.Like a half a per cent or tenth of a per cent, rounding off error?It's a tiny fraction of what goes into the star. It's a vast amount of mass. It's enough to make all of the planets and a lot left over. What we've seen here is the first case where we've been able to really join the dots. We've seen this disc and seen there is a gap in the disc. Something is eating away at the material circling around the Unfortunately
star. What could that be? Unfortunately there could be a lot of things. There is a number of reasons you could have a gap in that disc. It's exciting to think there is a gap there, there must be a planet eating it away but there are several explanations. It's not enough to see the gap. What we've seen is inside the gap, we've seen a couple of tiny planets orbiting around. We have seen them in orbit, we know they are planets.You have got a pixel or two saying that's a planet. The telescopes are that good?They are that good. Not only that, we have seen them move. We looked at them one year and came back another year and seen them in their orbit.You have got a big cloud of gas and dust and it condenses, you have density go through and that forms a star and so you end up growing from a big 3D thing to a star and then a flat disc and then in this flat disc you've seen gaps?Inside the gap there are two and maybe three, but certainly two little clumps and those little clumps look like they are in orbit. The real - I guess the realising on the cake is that one of those two clumps we've seen this little faint gleam of red light. That gleam of red light comes from hydrogen. It's just like a flee on tube except the gas in this case is hydrogen. We can see the shocked hydrogen that's as falling down
a result of this column of gas falling down and forming the new planet. We are watching the process of planetary formation in rotation.You have turned science on its head?It's a nice demonstration of something we expected had to happen. We've never seen it before. There are a bunch of things that do turn the theory on its head about this discovery. It's a very large planet for the time. Planet formation is a race against time. The stars formed and that is formed quickly. Then we have got this remnant disc still in orbit around the star. The star doesn't take long before it dis spells that.It gets so hot it blows it away.The theration of planetary formation happens quickly. It dis pels that gas and dust you need to make your planets from. This particular discovery makes it a little bit more difficult for our theoreticians unfortunately because we found only two million years, we have found very massive planets and they are still ek receipting.You are seeing a planet forming?That's right. There is 2,000 exoplanets, that's planets outside of our solar system we've discovered and you've discovered the first one actually, the newborn baby growing right now?That's exciting. Does that mean there's a lot more planets out there than we thought?The belief is there is a lot more planets. This is another very new, I guess a new piece of knowledge that has only been available in the last few years and that is how many planets a
are out there. If I look up at a star in the night sky, what's the likelihood that has a planet or a planet that might be in the right zone to support life. All of these questions people have been asking for centuries, suddenly we are starting to get answers and it's a very exciting time to be an as astronomer.Thank you very much for talking to us.Thank you.Thank you.Ever more to discover and perhaps some life forms out there too?We might need it in a few years.There you go. The Australian music industry has long been dominated by male artists but a program for teenage girls is hoping to bridge the gender gap.For the past week girls aged between 10 and 17 have been letting loose camp
in Canberra at a pegs music camp hoping to inspire the next generation and some of Australia's biggest names have come onboard to share their skills. Welcome to camp rock.1, 2, 3, 4...It's about em powering girls one song at a time.It's good learning and doing different workshops on how to create your own songs and perform them on the weekends.A community hall in Canberra has set the stage for the musical movement. Inspired by camps in the United States, the Girls Rock program brings together young women, many of whom have never picked up an instrument.They haven't met each other and they start, they form a band, they write an original song, no covers here, they write an original song and on Saturday they will be able to perform it.Along the way the group of 40 has been mentored by some leading ladies, including the Grammy-nominated Courtney bar knelt.It's a cool concept. I wish something like this existed when I was getting into guitar.It's giving young women a chance to find their voice.Music is about having fun and building confidence.The girls have been working all week towards this. Their final showcase where family and friends get to see what they have learnt, but most of all see them rock out. How much fun was it?Oh my God, it's like amazing.You can't go wrong.Anyone who's even thinking about it, don't bother thinking, just do it.I was pretty nervous but it built up my confidence.What's with the pineapple?It's our Mascot.We have to introduce it.It's name is Penny.The program is the first of its kind in Australia and there are plans to rock'n'roll it across the country. to
We will have to keep an eye out to see if we see the girls in the upcoming years being rock stars.Unfortunately I missed my chance.You wanted to be a drummer, didn't you?Yes, I did.A raft of retirements after the London Olympics, Australia has dropped down the rankings.But local coaches are preparing a long-term plan to take on the sport's powerhouses as Jonathan Gul reports. Gymnastics is the ultimate test of strength, skill and agility.It's a combination of everything. With gymnastics you have
it's not just one area where you have to focus on being stronger. It's your whole body. Australia's male gymnasts have begun training at the AIS in Canberra after the Christmas break. They have one month to prepare for a test event in Brazil.This is their opportunity to qualify or not qualify for the Olympic Games or it's the step before that.Due to Australia's low ranking, only one male gymnast in
will have the chance to compete in the test event. That lone athlete must perform well to qualify for Rio.It's tough competing against your team-mates. It's about pushing each other.While Australia will have a limited presence in Rio, the coaches and athletes have set their sights further afield.To constitute a more team related, we want to push for a good team to get up there with the other top countries.With several promising juniors, they want to qualify a full team for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.It's a great opportunity. The young guys are feeding off the old guys and I get the young guys push me. It's a symbiotic relationship we have got going.The younger members have been adapting to life as an elite athlete.They have to manage their lifestyle outside the gym as well as in the gym.A sport and career with little room for error. Let's check sport now with Georgie Tunny. Toby Price took out his first Dakar Rally. How has he been celebrating?He will still be celebrating, I'm pretty sure. He has become the first Australian ever to claim a victory in any stage of the Dakar Rally. He took out the motorbike division. He looks happy with miss team-mate.Looking tired as well.It is an endurance event. These little bikes are put to the test throughout all kinds of terrain as we can see here. It did finish in Argentina earlier this morning. He had a massive lead, nearly 40-minute lead over Stefan Svitko. In the car division, Toby Price took out the motorbike division. In the car division, a Frenchman well flown to the Dakar Rally fans, Stephane Peterhansel took out his 12th overall title. He has six motorbike titles, now this is his 6th car title since 2004. When we are talking about the Dakar Rally, this man here...He owns it!He definitely does. Looks like he will be around for many years to come. Fingers crossed Toby Price can have that sort of longevity.Why not. We have had plenty of action with the Big Bash, like seriously big numbers out there?Serious action. We had the first time this season that we saw the 200 mark surpassed by the Sydney Thunder and really they saved their best till last. This was to hopefully push them into the to
top four. If the Renegades lose to the Strikers on Monday, they will reach the semifinals in the Big Bash competition for the very first time. They finished at 5/202. The Sydney Sixers were never really in the run chase. They were all out for 156. We see Dougie Bollinger there. Unfortunately it was bad news for the reigning champs the Perth Scorchers. They lost to the #34e8 stars. They were thumped, bowled out for 94. It was a costly loss for them because they missed out on getting a home semifinal. That goes to the Melbourne Stars now. But Miriam, rich, I know you have liked this vision we have seen this morning of broken bats. Here it is again because we Nic
love it so much. That there is Nic Maddinson, the Sydney Sixers captain, doing his best to get the Sixers to that massive total. Broke his bat in the effort. It absolutely split in half. There we go there.It wasn't the only incident?Not the only one. In the Test series which we will see the vision shortly, England taking on South Africa. It was a massive win to them. Namely we are talking about Stuart Broad and his fantastic bowling performance but I want to close in on another bat-breaking effort. It's becoming an epidemic. This is in England's innings.Who is supplying these bats?That is the question, rich, that is the question. When you think of the bats these days, they are so heavy, they are so thick throughout the middle. If that ball when you are getting it bowled at you in the hundreds of kilometres, that is what - it hits in the wrong spot, bat over, new bat needed.It puts a whole new perspective on things.Let's move away from bats now, they are too dangerous. Let's look at the A-League. Who won bragging rights?It was Sydney FC taking on the Western Sydney Wanderers. Number two on the A-League table. Sydney FC needed this win. They have won six straight, they have been undefeated in six straight derbies. They kicked it off opening the score but the Wanderers, you can never count them out, a late strike to Shane Smeltz, here it is here, very excited he was. He was super happy, the super-sub. 2-1. Leaving it to the death. That was the 90th minute. They have equal points with the Wanderers. An important win. I want to take you to the earlier game last night which was Adelaide up against Central Coast Mariners and watch vision that we rarely see in football. Usually with penalties you are expected to convert them all the time. As we can see, the Reds failed in their game against the Mariners early on. Hard to be a fan. But then, the Mariners, they did exactly the same thing.Oh!Two penalties. You never see that happen really. So two penalties from both sides, both going straight over the cross bars. The fans are lightly happier about that. Central
They ended up winning 3-1 over Central Coast. I would be remiss not to mention the biggest sporting story which we've seen all week which has been the Essendon Bombers supplements scandal. James Hird will be speaking tonight on News 24, 7..40 eastern time, talking to Tracy Holmes. As we have seen this weekend, he has released a few articles in News Corp papers talking about who he thinks is to blame. A lot of that finger pointed has been pointed away from himself conveniently. But we will wait and see what he has to say tonight. 7:40 eastern time.It's certainly been a saga.It's been a very long saga, three years and still ongoing.Must see viewing. Thanks, Georgie.That is all from us here at Weekend Breakfast. Johanna Nicholson will have all the news in the next hour. I'm Miriam Corowa.I'm Richard Davies. Enjoy the rest of your day and we hope to see you again next weekend.

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This Program is Captioned Live by CSI Australia today - the UN lifts sanctions on Iran with the atomic watchdogs saying it has fulfilled its commitments to the international nuclear deal. Also ahead - security forces end a siege at a hotel in Burkina Faso as an Australian couple is kidnapped by Al-Qaeda jihadists.The PM Malcolm Turnbull makes a surprise visit to Baghdad to hold talks with the Iraqi Government and meet Australian troops.And Australia has its first ever winner of the Dakar Rally after Toby Price secured victory in the motorcycle division. Hello, you're watching ABC News, I'm Johanna Nicholson. Let's take a quick look at the weather first.

In the history making decision, international sanctions on Iran have been lifted after its compliance with obligations under its nuclear agreement with world power was certified. Zoe Daniel has the details.The negotiations have been going on for 14 months but as you would know, no doubt the intent has been there for far longer and it's a very complex deal to make. There's a lot of trust, a lot of diplomacy that's gone into that and that's something that both sides are trumpeting today. I think you could say that the Iranian Foreign Minister was grinning from ear to ear when he stood next to the UN representative who said sanctions are lifted. And of course for Iran, this is huge. It gives them access to billions of dollars in funds, funds that have been frozen now for decades, that have forced them into economic isolation and really stagnating their economy. It kept them out of the international oil market, prevented them from doing business. Now, there's some questions over just how much money they will be able to get their hands on because they owe a lot and they have a huge amount of debt but it's thought to be at least $50 billion. So that is something that is really going to get their economy moving quite quickly. Now, of course, John Kerry, the US Secretary of State has been instrumental in making this deal happen. Let's see what he had to say this morning.In return for the steps that Iran has taken, the US and the EU will immediately lift nuclear-related sanctions expanding the horizon of opportunity for the Iranian people. Today as a result of the actions taken since last July, the US, our friends and allies in the Middle East, in the entire world, are safer because the threat of a nuclear weapon has been reduced.Just going to John Kerry's final point there, that really the whole emphasis of this is to make the world a safer place, certainly from the countries outside perspective. Iran may have different reasons for wanting to make this deal but for everyone on the outside it's to do with reducing nuclear weaponry. What Iran has had to do to get to this point is reduce its nuclear program to the extent that those inspectors are satisfied. So, for example, it had something like 10,000 kilograms of enriched uranium that it's had to move out of the country and that's now down below 300 kilograms. What this does is not prevent Iran from ever making a nuclear weapon again but what the supporters of this deal say is that it would make it much slower for them to be able to do that. There would be more time to negotiate, more time to prepare, more time for the sort of diplomacy that we've seen and then, of course, the other changes that we're going to see are going to be economic. There will be Iranian oil suddenly back in the world market which is already very flat and that may be a negative thing. But also there's a new market for companies who will operate within Iran and we're expecting to see multinationals, for example, go in straight away. It's going to be a very interesting time. It's a deal that still has a lot of critics because of course there's still a serious lack of trust around both Iran's adherence to the deal and also whether the checks and balances that have been put in place for the next 10 to 15 years will actually work.Zoe Daniel there. Officials in the West African nation Burkina Faso have confirmed a couple kidnapped by extremists near the border with Mali are Australian. Associated Press says the former Perth couple are aged in their 80s and have been living in the area since 1972. It's not known if the abduction is linked to the attack on a hotel in the capital Ouagadougou this weekend. At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured. A group clinked to Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility. This is when government troops backed by frerge special forces finally retook control of the hotel. Dramatic scenes right in the centre of the capital city. The terrified guests were evacuated after a long night in hiding. It all began on Friday evening around supper time. Al-Qaeda militants stormed the Splendid Hotel and a cafe across the street. Both popular with UN staff and foreigners. TRANSLATION: They started shooting, shooting and everybody laid down on the ground. As soon as you lifted your head you would get shot straight away so you had to pretend to be dead. They even came to touch our feet to check if we were alive.Soldiers have no other option but to fight back here. There was no negotiation. The jihadists didn't come to take hostages, they came to kill. TRANSLATION: When they left they set fire to the place. The smoke started to suffocate me and the other survivors.Some reports suggest that at least two women were among the 4 militants killed in the rescue operation. More than 100 people were freed.We're not alloweded to go any further than this security cordon but even from here we can see the traces of the attack. We've seen soldiers and investigators going in and out of the hotel but the authorities say they have the situation under control and they've called on people to stay calm. TRANSLATION: We appeal to the people to be vigilant and brave because we must fight on and learn to live with terrorist acts in our daily lives.It is the first time that this country is scarred by jihadi attack of such a scale. Just under 2 months after the same group carried out a similar attack in neighbouring Mali, what they've shown here is that they remain a threat for the whole region.The PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has flown to Iraq to thank Australian forces there. He's also flagged possible future miltary contributions in the fight against Islamic State. During a visit to the Taji military base, the PM told troops the Government could make further contributions if circumstances change. But also stressed that Australia does not intend to be in the country forever. The ABC's Defence reporter Andrew Greene has more.He has dropped in to Iraq and spent about 90 minutes on the ground at the Taji military training base north of Iraq. That's where around 300 Australian troops are working alongside New Zealanders to help train the local forces and that's part of an overall contribution in this ongoing fight against Islamic State. Now, the PM held briefings with some of the commanding officers there and also took the opportunity to thank the Australian forces. He said that they were doing a great job and a crucial role. He said Australia doesn't want to be in Iraq forever but it may make further contributions down the track if the circumstances change. Mr Turnbull also said that he thought European nations should step up their contribution. But let's hear from Mr Turnbull in his address to those Australian soldiers. Thank you for the great work you're doing. You're a long way from home and you're showing a great professionalism, b great commitment and great success.There were concerns about the commitment of the Iraqi forces. There was a lot of criticism, particularly from the US when the town of Ramadi fell about the resolve of these Iraqi troops. Slowly but surely senior figures in Defence believe they are making a difference and the recent recapturing of Ramadi has given them some reason to be encouraged. The Australian who is leading the task group at Taji says he's also noticing a small difference in the improvement of the Iraqi forces but he says progress is slow.Training an army such as the Iraqi army is a medium term proposition. You don't get instantaneous results. You have to plug away at it every day, all day. But I think we are making progress and just the little things that we can see, whether it's improved shooting, better organisation, better drills, you know, those things do become more noticeable as time in the training program goes on.The PM dropped in on his counterpart Haider al-Abadi and the two spoke about Australia's commitment, the ongoing fight against Islamic State. Now the PM says his Iraqi counterpart didn't ask for any further contribution from Australia but he did say that the existing force was making a big difference and Malcolm Turnbull said that he was very aappreciative of what Australians were doing there on the ground. As I mentioned, the PM will probably take what he's heard in Iraq on this unannounced visit with him to Washington when he talks about the overall struggle against Islamic State with President Barack Obama.Andrew Greene there. Victoria police have arrested a man in relation to the disappearance of a missing 49-year-old woman. Karen Chetcuti was last seen in her home town of Whorouly on Tuesday night. Police located her purse and phone inside her home before her burnt out car was found last Thursday, 20 kilometres away. Police divers have today begun searching the wells on her rural property and have arrested a 48-year-old man.Two men are in hospital after a shooting at a home in suburban Brisbane. Police say the men were shot in an incident at Murrarie around 3:00 this morning. One man suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder while the other has a wound to his leg. Investigations are continuing. Queensland businessman and Federal MP Clive Palmer has defended one of the donations from Queensland Nickel to the Palmer United Party. Mr Palmer says the $15 million donation made in 2013 was used to set up the PUP in a bid to abolish the carbon tax. A total of more than $21 million has been donateded to the party over the past 2 years. It's emerged that a further $290,000 was donateded to the party 2 weeks ago shortly before more than 230 people lost their jobs at the company's nickel refinery on Friday.Live cattle imports in Indonesia have been slapped with another 10% on top of what are already high prices. Producers and exporters in northern Australia say they've had no official notice and they're bracing for the implications.Record-breaking live cattle prices and new permits locked in, things were looking up for cattle in the north of Australia. But overnight that changed with a surprise new tax.It was a shock for everyone. Exporters and importers.Indonesian importers have been told that livestock is no longer exempt from the country's value add tax or VAT, it means an extra 10% on live cattle prices bar breeding stock.My assumption is that 10% will be passed on down the line and finish up with the consumer.Darwin exporter Ashley James had just seen off his first shipment for the year when the news came in. He says he will hold off on buying cattle for export until the details become clear.The cattle price in the Northern Territory and across Australia is extremely high at rates that have never been seen before. And with this tax of 10% it can make a huge difference.Producers are understandably nervous.We've experienced recently tariff reductions making us more compet IF in other markets so it is a surprise to see in this particularly competitive marketplace an increase of 10% tax on the supply chain.What's behind the decision is unclear. The speculation it could be part of Indonesia's push for self-sufficiency in food production or part of a wider effort to raise revenue for the country's sluggish economy.A pinch, no doubt, that will be felt hardest by the Indonesian consumer. Voters in Taiwan have made history electing their first female president. 59-year-old opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won in a huge swing. Her proindependence party, also for the first time, won a parliamentary majority. The result is being seen as a rejection of increasingly close ties between Taiwan's incumbent government and Beijing. China correspondent Bill Birtles reports from Taipei.Well when you talk about landslides it doesn't come much bigger than this. Here at Tsai Ing-wen's campaign headquarters the supporters have been getting Lowder and louder as the results have rolled in. They always knew she was going to be elected the first female president of Taiwan, she was a heavy favourite, but the scale of the victory is bigger than anticipated. The mood here is a great contrast to a few blocks across town where the nationalist party, the incumbents, have been holding their event. A few dozen true believers turned up early to watch the vote counting but the mood there not particularly festive. Now for the past 8 years the Nationalist party has been ruling Taiwan and they've undergone a program of building closer and closer economic links with China. But this is hugely controversial. Beijing claims Taiwan is a breakaway province that should be under its control so many voters who are here tonight that backed Tsai Ing-wen said that's the major reason why they wanted to change.We can move to more high position that we can compete in the world. We don't need to be afraid of China, you know.Tsai Ing-wen's party has traditionally held a proindependence stance but during the campaign she has reiterated that she supports the status quo. But among supporters here, there are banners saying Taiwan is not a part of China, there are many people wearing these shirts. So you can guarantee her election will mean relations between Taiwan and the mainland get a little bit rockier.Bill Birtles there. The Indonesian police chief says 12 suspects linked to last Thursday's terrorist attack have been arrested. Police say the assault began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up inside a cafe. Authorities say all attackers died at the scene and no-one escaped. The police chief says further attacks were being planned by those now in custody.Rescuers have pulled to safety dozens of refugees trying to reach Europe from Turkey by boat. Many migrants are still attempting the crossing to Greece at night to avoid detection despite freezing conditions making it even more dangerous. Off the Greek coast a call for help. Maltese volunteers spot a group of refugees in the freezing water on the brink of drowning. They're hauled to safety one by one. The rescue boat itself buffeted by the waves.A dinghy is overcrowded full of women and children.Their only hope was Europe, a Greek Island.In the care of paramedics, the exhaustion of fleeing Syria is etched on their faces.But they're safe.We tried for 3 times to travel to Greek but we have plenty bad experience in the sea.They put their faith in the smugglers, Turkey now under pressure to clamp down on the trade. But however perilous the waters, the desperate continue to come as the Middle East's tragedy plays out on Europe's borders.A war-time bunker hidden beneath a London train station will be open to the public. The underground shelter was dug during the war to shelter up to 8,000 people. Much of the original signage still hangs on the walls from the days when the bunkers saved lives. Transport for London officials say during the air raids loudspeakers pumped music into the rooms and dancing and singing would go on into the night.There was a lot of camaraderie, a lot of dancing, a lot of telling stories, there were a lot of families down here, many children running around. It's very difficult to sleep, as you can hear the tube train is very close by. This proximity of people meant that to keep each other's spirits up there was a lot of dancing a and a lot of singing.The ultimate fighting championship's Rhonda Rousy is inspiring a new generation of young girls to take up mixed martial arts but medical experts warn the sport can have dangerous consequences. Regan milli Mill is on the mission to become the next ult ultimate fighting champion. The 13-year-old took up the sport 2 - 3 years ago and is not worried. If someone hits you you hit them harder.It's drawn inspiration from Rhonda Rousy who has become a household name in the last year.Even though she's had downhill in her life she's still strong and a good inspiration for kids.Rousy's recent fight in Melbourne has inspired an influx of women and girls to take up mixed martial arts.Before she came to Australia I only had one or two and now we're up to around 10 or 12 so it's a big increase for just a few months.But that fight ended in a knock out and a hospital stay.Boom, head kick, goes down.Doctors are warning repeated brain trauma can result in long-term issues.As a result of that brain injury often they will have a slower speech, they won't be able to think as well as they might have in the past and in some respects it's like someone who, for instance, might be under the influence of alcohol except it's something that stays with them permanently.But others say the risks can be managed.It does seem a bit scary to a lot of people but because there's the fence there stopping people falling out and because there's a referee there it's a lot safer than you think.The women who have started the sport here at this gym say the confidence they've gained from martial arts far outweighs any potential risk.Especially for females, it's definitely a great skill to have, you know. You've got fo be able to look after yourself.She says it's about empowering women in and out of the ring. Toby Price has clinched a historic win in the motorcycle division of the Dakar Rally. The 28-year-old Novocastrian became the first Australian ever to win the event finishing with a lead of 39 minutes 41 seconds ahead of nearest rival Stefan Svitko. It was only Price's second Dakar Rally after finishing third on debut last year. In the cars category veteran Stephane Peterhansel took out the car category for the 6th time since 2004. The Frenchman has also won 6 motorcycle crowns at the event. The Sydney Thunder have kept their hopes of a maiden BBL finals berth alive with a convincing win over the Sixers in the Sydney derby. For the first time this season the 200-run mark was surpassed with big hitting from Shane Watson, Michael Hussey and Andre Russell leading the thund tore a total of 5/202.In reply the Sixers were bowled out for 156 despite some back-breaking efforts.

Thunder do have a nervous wait on their hands though. They need the table-topping Strikers to defeat the Renegades on Monday night to be assured of a top 4 finish. In Perth, the reigning champs have a bit of walk to do heading into the finals. They were thumped by the Stars chasing 147 for victory. The Scorchers were struggling for 5/34 in theleth over and never recovered. All out for 94 and the win secures the Stars an all-important home semifinal.I was getting a bit worried when Madison and Haddin were going so well but the boys handled it well. With ehave to wait and see what happens with the Renegades now. We'll do our best. If you're there you're a chance.Sydney FC have stolen a derby win against Western Sydney to move to equal points with the Wanderers on the A-League table. In front of a record crowd, Sydney opened the scoring to take a 1-goal advantage into the break. But the Wanderers were eyeing off top spot on the table and Dario Vidosic found the equaliser for them early in the second before super sub Smeltz struck.

What a hit. Almost tore the net out.The 90th minute winner sealed the 11th derby win for the Blues and they were forced to settle to a 2-0 draw.You can see what it means to the boys and they wanted that for me as well. So really pleased. We technically were good all night. We defended really well. I guess you get your rewards but we knew it was going to be tough here. They're a very good team, well organised with plenty of match winners in their team but thankfully tonight the sky's blue.Leicester City are back on top of the English Premier League while Manchester City sit in second spot after thumping Crystal scalpel ias. City were dominant up front.

Aguero taking the unselfish route to help close out the impressive performance 4-0. Leicester City topped the standings for now after splitting the points with Aston Villa while a controversial strike in penalty time stole Chelsea an entertaining 3-3 draw with Everton. A brilliant spell from paceman Stuart Broad has led England to a 7-wicket win over South Africa. The tourists demolished South Africa bowling them all out for 83. Broad scooped the man of the match award after taking 6 wickets in the second innings, 5 of them in the space of 31 balls for a single run. The Victory sees England clinch the 4-match series against the number 1 side in the world. Serbian Victor Troicki has won his second straight Sydney International after a thrilling final. Grigor Dimitrov looked on course for victory but Troicki found his feet in the second racing through it in 25 minutes before taking out a tense decider in the tie break 1-6, 6-3, 7-6.And 36ers import gentlemen roam Randle is hitting form ahead of the finals bagging a career best 34 points in Adelaide's dramatic win over Townsville. The Crocs came out firing pulling off their highest scoring first half of the season. But Adelaide only trailed by 8 points at the main break before their lightning quick guard took control. He racked up 6 assists and 10 out of 11 free throws. Randle showing his class as the 6ers held on, 108-103. Let's take a look at the satellite. A low pressure trough over WA is generating widespread showers and thunderstorms. A second trough over central Queensland and the northern NT is producing showers. An onshore flow is bringing isolated showers to eastern NSW and Queensland.Looking around the country now:

And that is the news for now. I'm Johanna Nicholson. You can keep up to date on all the stories we're following, just visit our website abc.net.au/news.Do stay with us, 'The Mix' Remixed is coming up next.

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