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resolve the issue but time will

Claims of threats to her family. A Colombian judge weighs up Cassie Sainsbury's shifting story. Donald Trump's latest tweets put US armed services into a tailspin. And Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore calls time on his international rugby career. Hello. James McHale with ABC News Early Edition. First, the secretive defence inquiry is investigating allegations an SAS member shot an unarmed Afghan businessman and then planted a pistol on his body to make it look like self-defence. In April 2011 members of Australia's elite SAS raided this warehouse in Uruzgan province and shots and killed the manager, a local businessman. The Australian soldiers claimed he had pulled a pistol on them and they had acted in sel defence. An influential member of the Taliban had been killed in the raid they said. These accounts were contradicted by a colleague who told Four Corners in 2011 that the businessman was unarmed. TRANSLATION: He was grabbed by the arm, take bn hind his pile of wood planks, and was shot.The ABC's new learned the incident is being probed by the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force over allegations an SAS member planted a pistol on his body. It's the first confirmation the secretive inquiry into the actions of Australia's special forces in Afghanistan is looking at the use of so-called drop weaponsA special forces veteran told ABC's 7.30 that the use of drop weapons was an open secret among Australian soldiers and was allegedly used to make questionable killings appear legitimate. Australian cricket's governing body will look for a circuit-breaker by referring the increasingly bitter pay dispute to the industrial umpire if it can't reach agreement with players over the weekend. Well, yet another development in the very troubled pay talks. Cricket Australia's CEO has come out today - we don't see him very often - but he's come out now to say the pay talks, despite his involvement over the past few weeks, have effectively gone nowhere. And he has called on the union to sit down in the next few days and talk with real intents about getting a solution. One wonders what they've been doing if that hasn't been the case before now. In any case he said there needs to be real intent and something nutted out before the start of next week. He says if that hasn't happened he's calling on the union to enter independent arbitration.We believe that now is the time for the game to get on, to get played, preparations for tours and the season ahead to happen. And to that end we're prepared to take residual issues to arbitration and we're prepared to accept whatever decision comes.James Sutherland there and he says the short-term contracts will be offered during arbitration that would see the players able to go on their tours of Bangladesh, India afterwards and potentially into the summer on those short-term contracts. He's accused the union of not being urgent enough and not really wanting to get this sorted. We've seen the union over monthses saying exactly the same thing about Cricket Australia and the ABC understands the union has put to Cricket Australia a revised heads of agreement that could see the players come back even without the MOU being fully wrapped up. So it again will also say that Cricket Australia is the party that's been dragging its feats. Who knows? Potentially after months and months this call for independent arbitration will be the breakthrough. After this many months of blame and counters blame, one would have to wonder. A Colombian judge has deferred a decision on whether to accept Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury's me deal. Sainsbury's agreement with prosecutors could see her serve a 6-year jail term for smuggling cocaine. Under questioning from the judge, the 22-year-old claims she transported the drugs because of threats to kill her family.I was told that my family and partner would be killed.When asked if she could prove that she was threatened, she said she couldn't. The judge has adjourned the hearing until next month. The family of a man shot dead by police at Sydney's Central Railway Station say he was plagued by mental health problems and may have wanted to die. He was shot in front of commuters near one of the entrances to the station after threatening a florist, then officers. I'm here at Sydney's biz eaf Central Station where last night police shot dead a man in front of peak hour commuters. It was about 6:45 when officers from the Transport Command were called to this florist shop where a man had threatened the owner. We can confirm the man heald broken bottle to the florist's neck and demanded he call police. He then grabbed a pair of scissors. That's when police confronted him and fired four shots. The florist ran from the shop as police arrived.Someone come and put this under my jaw and put a bottle this side of my neck. He was yelling not to move. And I managed to run way from him.The man died at the scene. Witnesses say they saw him screaming and acting aggress skly on one of the station platforms -- aggressively on one of the station platforms before he ran down to the florist.The circumstances will be investigated surrounding the incident, including the discharge of police firearms during the confrontation with the man. That investigation will be subject to independent review in accordance with police policy and guidelines. The shooting took place in front of dozens of commuters and was captured in a graphic video which has been shared on social media. Police are now urging anyone who saw what happened last night to come forward. Heading and the US President has left thousands of transgender people serving in the US military facing an uncertain future. In a series of tweets, Donald Trump announced the bn on transgender personnel, citing the tremendous medical costs and disruption to the military. The administration has not decided whether those already serving will be immediately thrown out. Boys and girls from the American Legion in the rose garden. The President delivering a message of patriotism and service.Others may choose to answer the call of duty, put on the uniform and risk everything for our nation and for our nation's people. With one new exception - on Twitter the President upended the military's policy on transgender personnel:

This is a very expensive and disruptive policy and based on consultation that he's had with his national security team, came to the conclusion that it erodes military readiness and unit cohesion and made the decision based on that.During last year's campaign, Donald Trump vowed to be a champion for the LBGTQI community. Now he's being accused of discriminating against those risking their lives in the military. Transgender activist and Manning
military whistleblower Chelsea Manning took to Twitter also:

As a veteran, I am so proud that I served my country. But this is a major, major setback for us.It's a little painful. It was very personal. But that's not going to stop me and change my love for this country and the military.

country and the military.Anywhere between 2,-500 and 15 -- 2,-500 are already servingThere was perhaps a split between the military paying for gender reassigning. The announcement has shifted the focus away from the battle over healthcare and the President's pointed attacks on the Attorney-General.Fire fighters are battling wildfires in the French Riv area that have left large areas -- Riv aira that have left -- Riviera that have left many areas burnt. The worst of the fires broke out in the dead of night. Flames engulfed the hillside west of Saint Tropez, burning forests, scrub and everything else in their path. By the time residents realised the danger, the damage was done. TRANSLATION: We had switched the light off, then I saw light around the shutters. I opened them and saw flames in the trees.By morning the derve station was clear. He escaped with his wife and family but they've lost their home, cars and business. Thousands more people were forced tee vaccuate from homes and campsites -- forced to evacuate from homes and campsites along the coast. Campers moved into the local sailing club. TRANSLATION: First, there was panic. Then we tried to grab important things. Obviously we left a lot behind.Many sought shelter on nearby beaches, watching as water bombing planes doused the flames from the air. At its height, more than 1,000 firefighters battled to stop the fire reaching the village. TRANSLATION: It's a disaster for the region. We're underresourced and I've told the President we need more fire fighting planes.Nearly 1,500 hectsairs has been burnt out. Authorities have launched an inquiry into how the fires began, continuing windy conditions mean the danger is far from over. Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in a bid to reduce air pollution. It matches a similar pledge made by France and is part of a growing push to fight climate change by promoting electric cars. Environmental campaigners say the plan is not aggressive enough and steps need to be taken sooner. On some days the quality of air in London is among the worst in the world and diesel engines, so popular across Europe, are some of the biggest polluters. It's hard to see but the levels of nitrogen dioxide have been growing. Forced by a court order, the government has set a deadline - by 2040 no-one will be able to buy a new diesel or petrol car.We have to get rid of petrol and diesel cars off our roads if we're going to make sure that not only we deal with the health problems but we meet our climate change targets. The good news is the car industry is already moving in this direction.Britain has a long and proud history of car-making and already some big-name brands, including Volve ando the Mini are shifting towards electric models. -- Volvo and the Mini are shifting towards electric models.If you can't pay for it, then as a statement or as a policy it's absurd.Environmental groups say an initiative that will take 23 years to come into practice isn't what Britain needs now.Well, the plan has certainly grabbed the headlines over here but read a little deeper and you can see the massive challenge they face, starting with these. Electric charging points. Drivers say there aren't even enough of them now.It will all cost money and take time. Clean air advocates say there isn't enough of either. Back home again and the foster brother of Tiahleigh Palmer has been jailed for three months for lying to police and withholding information about her 2015 disappearance. Joshua Thorburn pleaded guilty to perjury and attempting to pervert the course of justice. The prosecution told the court he lied to police on three occasions because of a secret family pact and he was scared of his father, Rick Thorburn, who is charged with the 12-year-old's murder. Free visas are being offered to some Syrian refugees and their families as part of a trial. Derar Alkhateeb, his wife and one-year-old son will be the first family to take part in the program. They're waiting in Jordan for their visas to a new life in Sydney.I think I am so lucky for this opportunity.10 refugees will take part in the trial. They'll need to be sponsored by businesses in Australia and meet certain skill and character requirements. In return, the Government will waive all visa costs. Negotiations continue between the Australian and Chinese governments to resolve a labelling issue that's seen a temporary ban placed on beef exports from six Australian meat processors -- processors. It's business as usual at one of the company's largest processing companies. This processor is waiting on urgent talks between the Australian Government and China after the discovery that Chinese officials have banned their product. It's believed that local clinies authorities picked up issues with meat from six Australian processors when they arrived at a Chinese port. And they claim there's concerns around the labelling of meat, the details of which are still unclear today but it's believed there are no concerns with health and safety. The six Australian meatworks include JBS here in Toowoomba and another in New South Wales and at least one Thomas Food Plants in New South Wales. Another company are remaining tights-lipped today as negotiations continue. There's a real urgency to get these issues fixed as soon as possible to prevents more than $100 million of damage to the economy. It's a massive component of our regional economies where the trajectory is very positive at the moment and I hope it will continue. But these sorts of things coming out of China, which I'm not privy to the detail on, can't be good news for some of our processes.The Trade Minister has already dismissed speculation that bans are a reaction to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's comments about the South China Sea. It's understood China has banned more than 400 importers from around the world.

The local share market increased for the third day in a row after more record highs on Wall Street as the US central bank kept interest rates on hold.

Time for a closer look at the day in business and finance. The dollar comfortably pushes past 80 US cents. It did, didn't it what? Comfortably observe 80 US cents. In the scheme of things it's not as high as it has been. But it's doing very well, considering the fundamentals around the Australian economy at the moment. There are other factors forcing the dollar higher. We have US dollar weakness and in addition to that we're getting a slightly higher commodities prices. In addition to that the Australian dollar is buoyed by enthusiasm in financial markets. Last night the Dow Jones reached a fresh record high on Wall Street. All those factors supporting the dollar.The Reserve Bank not happy presumably with that high dollar, David. Could they step in and drive it down and how would they do that?Well, a couple of ways You can jawbone and that means talking the dollar down. Any way that the Governor can do that, he will do it. I was speaking to a Westpac strategist this afternoon and he said 80 US cents is not too bad but the dollar goes higher to 85 US cents and holds there and the Reserve Bank may be forced to step in and cut interest rates. If interest rates are lower there's less attraction to buy the Australian dollar and get money from that yield advantage.Thank you. Wallabies captain Stephen Moore is hoping for a fairytale end to his international career. He will retire from playing for Australia at the end of the year but there is one trophy he's dreaming of claiming before he goes. After 12 years, Wallabies kamtsen Stephen Moore is ready to walk away from his international career.Something that means a lot to me, playing for Australia.Moore debuted in in 2005 and has played 120 matches for Australia, making him the second most capped Wallaby in history.I got to meet Nelson Mandela at Ellis Park. That was my second test.A magnificent person and he's been an extraordinary role model for rugby through his entire career.There's one thing the 34-year-old would like to experience before he retires. He wants to beat New Zealand and claim Australia's first Bledisloe Cup in 15 years.Yeah, absolutely. That's one of the ultimates in our sport. And for our team.Although his career in the green and gold will finish, Moore will play one more season for the Queensland Reds in 2018.I feel like I've still got a role to play there with the young players.But not everyone believes his time is up. Surprisingly his wife thinks he should keep playing. I don't know why. I was keen to be home a bit more.Time for a well-earned rest after a long and sometimes brutal career. Australian swimmer Emma McKeon has picked up from where she left off at the Olympics, claiming two silver medals at the world championships in Budapest. McKeon was headed for Australia's first gold of the championships but she was overpowered by the world record holder. Emma McKeon emerged with her game face on. She needed to be. Katie Ledecky and the Italian star were also in the 200 freestyle final. The 23-year-old from Wollongong set the pace early after a trademark fast start. McKeon was still in front with half a lap to go before the Italian made her move.

It was the first time Ledecky haddants won an individual race at a major international event. And the Italian's third victory in the 200 freestyle.The last 25, my whole body went numb and I was passed. I'm happy I had the guts to take it out like I did. I already know there's so much more to improve on.To tie p with the great Ledecky is special in itself. Once it sets in she will get an account.McKeon picked up another silver in the medley relay. A powerful finish ensured a second place behind the USA in a race that was recently added to the Olympic schedule for 2020.That's the first time any of us have ever done that. It was good fun. A weird race. It's good fun to watch.McKeon's four medals for this week matches her haul from the Rio Games. Earlier in the program we reported on cricket's pay dispute. There's also angst about wages in the NRL. Players are planning to take their campaign for more money and better conditions on to the field this weekend. They'll wear dark green strapping as a show of support for the Players' Association as negotiations drag on. What was supposed to be a show of solidarity has become a divisive issue.We're a rugby league team. If the players have issues with the game, that's fine. They can do the negotiations but we represent the club here and the club will not condone that type of behaviour, I can tell you.As negotiations for the NRL pay deal drag on, the players are taking their cause to the field.It's no secret that players have become increasingly frustrated with the time it's taking to secure this deal.The players will wear green tape to send a message to the NRL.To demonstrate how united they are in support of their association and securing a partsnership model with the NRL and clubs going forward.But not everyone is supportsive.The fans want to watch them play football and rest properly in their playing year. That's the image of the club and that's what I'll uphold.Bennett's comments cast doubt over whether the protest will be leaguewide.We expect the vast majority of players to buy into this action. It certainly represents the level of engagement we've had.While the show of solidarity has riled the veteran coach, the NRL says it doesn't have a problem with the protest. NRL's CEO has said a strong players' union is good for the game. And there does seem to be light at the end of the negotiation tunnel. There's been recent progress on the main stumbling block which has been the players' demand for a 29% share of revenue.That gives me optimism that we can resolve some of the major issues, particularly around the financial terms of the deal over the next couple of weeks.Turning players and fan's attention back to where it belongs. Former world number one Novak Djokovic will miss his first grand slam in 13 years after confirming he won't play again this year. Djokovic was forced to retire from his Wimbledon quarterfinal earlier this month because of an elbow injury. He revealed he had the problem for 18 monthses. The 12-time grand slam champion will miss the US Open, ending a run of 51 straight Major appearances after consulting doctors and specialists.They all agreed that I need rest, that I need time. This is one of those injuries where nothing can really help instantly. Djokovic says his coach, Andre Agassi, will remain onboard next year. Cameleering is often considered an ant quated profession but in Central Australia it is still big business. Leading the pack is a 96-year-old man who travels from New South Wales to the desert every winter, prusking he's just as hardy as the an -- proving he's just as hardy as the animals he works with. This 96-year-old cameleer is taking age in his stride.The beauty of a camel is they're just built for arid country.Wilko has worked in the pastoral industry since before World War II but in retirement he turned to cameleering.Whenever camels are mentioned they talk about spitting and kicking and biting but camels aren't like that. I mean, if they try and bite you you slap them on the nose and say, "No."At the start of every winter, Wilko packs up his specially built pack and heads to central Australia, where he gets camels ready for the tourism season and research expeditions into the Simpson Deserts. Most mornings he's up before dawn and leading the pack. Cameleering has a long history in central Australia and a hardy future as well. Something Wilko is happy to put his hand up for.Every year I'm getting slower and weaker. Most annoying but at least better than the alternative.On track for a few more adventures yet.

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