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    Study of fluoride during pregnancy and children's IQ raises questions but draws criticism
     21 August 2019
    New research suggests fluoride exposure during pregnancy may affect children's IQ. But experts warn the results should be interpreted with plenty of caution.
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    Damaged babies and broken hearts: Ukraine's commercial surrogacy industry leaves a trail of disasters
    21 Aug: Baby Bridget is America's Gammy. A surrogate child no longer wanted is left behind in Ukraine. Samantha Hawley tells a very personal story for Foreign Correspondent.... more
    Hong Kong billionaire tycoons call for end to protests as unrest affects their profits
    20 Aug: For months, Hong Kong's billionaires have remained silent on the protest movement, but as house prices fall and the share market tanks, the city's elite are demanding that order be restored.... more
    Manus Island asylum seekers offered voluntary relocation to Port Moresby
    20 Aug: Papua New Guinea's Government offers refugees living at the Manus Island detention centre the opportunity to voluntarily transfer to Port Moresby, in a move Behrouz Boochani has labelled a "political game".... more
    Porsche Type 64 auction ends in boos after blunder at RM Sotheby's auction in California
    20 Aug: Bidding on the 1939 Type 64, designed by Ferdinand Porsche, is terminated after confusion caused by the auctioneer's accent saw a $US17 million bid registered as $US70 million.... more
    Elton John hits out at 'relentless' criticism of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over use of private jets
    20 Aug: The singer lashes out at "malicious" reporting of the couple's decision to fly to France on a private jet, saying he paid for their flights and feels an obligation to protect them from the press intrusion "that contributed to Diana's untimely death".... more
    China's 'participatory authoritarianism' plans to boot out bad personal behaviour in a few clicks
    20 Aug: Beijing's municipal authorities are asking citizens to vote on what local 'uncivilised' behaviour should be outlawed, and what kinds of punishments the city should dish out in response.... more
    Australia is the world's third-largest exporter of CO2 in fossil fuels, report finds
    20 Aug: A new report places us third, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia, for exported fossil fuel emissions. Australia beats major exporters like the USA and Iraq, almost entirely thanks to coal.... more
    West Papuan students barricaded, detained and teargassed by police on Indonesian 'freedom' day
    19 Aug: Indonesian police defend their decision to raid a West Papuan student dormitory and firing 20 tear gas canisters into the building, causing injuries, saying they acted as a 'stabilitator'.... more
    Black hole swallowing a neutron star is likely source of gravitational wave 'chirp' detected last week
    19 Aug: Tiny ripples detected in the cosmos last week were likely to have been created in the final moments before a black hole gobbled up a small dense star 900 million light years away, scientists say.... more

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    International:
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    Damaged babies and broken hearts: Ukraine's commercial surrogacy industry leaves a trail of disasters 4:37

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