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The nation's peak cancer body is calling for an independent review into the world's most popular weed killer, which has been linked to cancer. Cancer Council Australia is concerned that there hasn't been a formal review in decades of the chemical glyphosate which is the active ingredient in roundup. The product is used on farms and gardens across Australia.
The president of Interpol has quit after he was detained in China. In a statement, Interpol says it has received the resignation of Chinese national Meng Hongwei, who disappeared more than a week ago. China's top anti-corruption body has confirmed that he's being held on suspicion of violating the law but the organization won't say what law has been violated.
Federal police have found more than 57-million dollars worth of MDMA hidden in a shipping container that arrived in Sydney from Turkey. Police say 496 kilograms of the drug were concealed in four industrial mincing machines that docked in Port Botany last month. Three men have been charged with a range of offences including importing and attempting to possess a commercial quantity of drug.
And a petition criticising the New South Wales government's decision to allow promos for a horse race to be projected onto the Sydney Opera House has attracted more than 120 thousand signatures. Critics have accused premier Gladys Berejiklian of giving in to broadcaster Alan Jones, who lobbied on behalf of the racing industry.
澳大利亚最高癌症机构呼吁对世界最受欢迎的除草剂展开独立调查，因为该除草剂与一种癌症有关 。澳大利亚癌症理事对数十年来没有针对化学物质草甘膦进行的正式调查感到担心，草甘膦是除草剂中的活性成分 。这种产品广泛用于澳大利亚各地的农场和花园中 。
国际刑警组织主席在中国被拘留后辞职 。国际刑警组织发表声明表示，他们已接受了中国公民孟宏伟的辞职，孟宏伟在一个多星期以前失踪 。中国最高反腐机构证实，孟宏伟因违法已被控制，但是该机构并没有详细说明孟宏伟违反了哪项法律 。
澳大利亚联邦警察发现了藏在一个船运集装箱中价值超过5700万美元的摇头丸，该集装箱从土耳其运往悉尼 。警方表示，重达496公斤的摇头丸被藏在4个工业绞肉机中，这些绞肉机于上个月运抵博特尼港 。3名男子被控一系列罪名，包括进口并企图处理达到商业数量的药物 。
一项请愿活动对澳大利亚新南威尔士州政府的决定进行了批评，因为该州政府允许对将在悉尼歌剧院举行的赛马活动进行宣传，目前有超过12万人签名反对这一决定 。批评者指责新州州长格拉迪斯·贝瑞吉克莲屈服于代表赛马业进行游说的广播员艾伦·琼斯 。
1. be linked to 联系；关系；关联；
All of these industries have at one time or another been linked to cancer.
2. a range of （同类事物的）一系列，一连串；
The slim booklets describe a range of services and facilities.
3. give in 屈从；让步；
Officials say they won't give in to the workers'demands.
4. on behalf of 代表；
A solicitor issued a statement on behalf of the victim's family.