Brekky Wrap: Fertility Doctor Fathers 48 Children After Impregnating Patients Using His Own Sperm
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The bodies of six victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings have been released to their families-- 44 others remain with New Zealand authorities as the complex identification process continues. Police say they’re "acutely aware" that families are frustrated but say the work is being carried out as quickly as possible.
Meanwhile, the accused Australian gunman is being held in New Zealand's only maximum-security prison and has been denied access to all forms of media. The 28-year-old is under watch at all times and no visitors have been approved to see him.
Tropical Cyclone Trevor has caused chaos in far north Queensland. Hundreds of millimetres of rain and wind gusts of more than 220-kilometres an hour were recorded after the category three storm made landfall near Lockhart River last night. The storm has now been downgraded to a category two and is tracking south-west.
The Prime Minister will unveil his plan to ease congestion in Sydney and Melbourne today. Scott Morrison is expected to slash the annual migration intake by 120,000 over the next four years and push ahead with plans for fast rail links between the nation's three biggest cities, according to The Australian.
Just three days out from the NSW state election, new polling has the Coalition and Labor split 50-50 on a two-party preferred basis. The YouGov Galaxy survey shows Gladys Berejiklian is ahead of Labor leader Michael Daley as preferred premier 38-36 percent.
It's been revealed a fertility doctor is the father of 48 children after impregnating patients with his own sperm, without them knowing. Dr Donald Cline was caught out when one of his children received a DNA test for Christmas after a stranger reached out claiming to be her half-sister decades later. The now 80-year-old received a one-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to the obstruction of justice but hasn't copped more charges because Indiana law doesn't specifically prohibit fertility doctors from using their own sperm.
Coles and Aldi have hiked-up the price of their two and three-litre bottles of milk for a good reason. From today the supermarket giants will add 10 cents a litre to each bottle. The extra cash to straight into farmers pockets.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have paid their respects to the victims of the Christchurch attack. Prince Harry and Meghan laid flowers and signed the book of condolence at New Zealand's High Commission in London.
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