|» BEAZLEY ON PETROL|
Opposition Leader Kim Beazley says the Government
should do more to protect motorists from high petrol prices.
|» RESCUE CHIEF REPLACED|
The controversial head of emergency operations
for the US Gulf Coast has been replaced.
|» KATRINA TOLL|
US Homeland security officials say the death
toll from Hurricane Katrina may not be as high as first feared.
|» OPHELIA WEAKENS|
In a reprieve for Americans, Hurricane Ophelia
has weakened to a tropical storm and has begun to move away from Florida's coastline.
|» IRAQ PRESIDENT IN US|
Speaking in Washington, Iraqi President Jalal
Talabani says he believes there'll be no further need for US forces in his country within two years.
|» VACCINATION PROGRAM|
European nations have launched a $5 billion
program to provide lifesaving vaccinations for people in poor countries.
|» HOOKES JURY|
The jury in the trial of the bouncer accused
of killing former test cricketer David Hookes resumes deliberations today.
|» GAZA WITHDRAWAL|
Israeli troops are demolishing remaining military
installations in final preparations for a pullout from the Gaza Strip.
|» LIFESAVERS RETURN|
Volunteer surf lifesavers from Townsville to
the Gold Coast are starting full patrols today with the expectation of a busy summer.
|» GRANNY KILLER DEAD|
Notorious granny killer John Wayne Glover has
been found dead in his Lithgow jail cell.