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16/02/2010

US Congressman Ron Paul on why we should just leave Afghanistan. Can you be too fat to fly? And, a lingerie shop boycott in Saudi Arabia is launched on Facebook.

On day 4 of operation Moushtarak in Afghanistan US Congressman Ron Paul speaks to Rhod Sharp about why we should just leave Afghanistan.

Over the weekend, the American film actor and director Kevin Smith was asked to get off a Southwest Airlines plane after a pilot deemed he was too big to fly. The story has gained international attention as obesity advocacy groups claim that obesity discrimination is more common than racism or sexism. Dr Linda Bacon author of Healthy At Every Size gives her thoughts on the story.

An economics professor in Saudi Arabia has started a campaign encouraging women to avoid male staffed lingerie shops. She's so annoyed that women have no other choice but to discuss their underwear sizes with men that she's organising a boycott through her facebook page as public protests are illegal in Saudi Arabia. Professor Reem Asaad tells Rhod more about the protest.

An Australian golf resort has welcomed a new resident who may be putting golfers off their swing. A croc has been spotted in a water hazard near the 17th hole. Adrian Lawson the manager of the Willows Golf Resort in Townsville in north Queensland tells us about their new visitor.

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