Cambodia releases surrogate mothers who agree to keep children

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last year an Australian nurse was jailed after recruiting Cambodian surrogate mothers Thirty-two surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking in Cambodia for carrying babies for Chinese clients have been released after agreeing to keep the children, officials say. The women were arrested in June in a raid as part…

Australia releases rare marsupial bilby into the wild

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Bilbies feed on plant roots, ants, beetles and spiders A rare marsupial that once ran wild in Australia has been reintroduced into New South Wales for the first time in more than a century. Sightings of bilbies – small nocturnal mammals with long, rabbit-like ears – were last…

Texas judge releases defendants after election loss

Image copyright Harris County Juvenile Probation Dept/Facebook Image caption The ACLU has called for an investigation citing the judge’s “improper” actions. A tough Texas judge has released all defendants before him, reportedly saying it was what voters wanted, a day after he lost his re-election bid. Republican Judge Glenn Devlin let seven juvenile defendants go…