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Three reasons Republicans should support the Dream Act

Three reasons Republicans should support the Dream Act

Bipartisan backing for the bill, which would protect immigrant youth like us and aid the economy, extends from Fortune 500 companies to faith leadersSince Donald Trump killed the Deferred Action for
Life on the California border: the specter of deportation never goes away

Life on the California border: the specter of deportation never goes away

As Dreamers, we face constant uncertainty about our fate. But we also have faith in people of conscience to defeat the worst of what Trump has proposedI was born in Mexico City, but I have lived just
'Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane - video

'Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane - video

This year the Caribbean experienced its most destructive hurricane season in decades. While large countries dominated the headlines, the small island nation of Dominica suffered the worst devastation
South Korea demands apology from Beijing over attack on journalist

South Korea demands apology from Beijing over attack on journalist

Photographer was severely beaten by around 15 security guards while covering President Moon’s visit to China, reports saySouth Korea is demanding a formal apology from Beijing after a South Korean
International artists join protests against NGV use of Wilson Security

International artists join protests against NGV use of Wilson Security

Artists criticise Wilson’s record on Manus Island and Nauru and rename works demanding company’s contract with national gallery is severed International artists including Richard Mosse and Candice
Dominic Grieve says he received death threats after Brexit rebellion - Politics live

Dominic Grieve says he received death threats after Brexit rebellion - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Davis taking questions in the Commons and Theresa May at the EU summitWhat Bercow said about David Davis not being
6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month in Myanmar, MSF says

6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in one month in Myanmar, MSF says

At least 730 young children among people shot, burned or beaten to death in Rakhine state between August and SeptemberMore than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including at least 730 children under the age of
Western Australian treasurer blames $64m education cuts on opposition

Western Australian treasurer blames $64m education cuts on opposition

In fiery Twitter exchange, Ben Wyatt says Nationals are culpable after blocking gold royalty and payroll tax increasesThe Western Australian treasurer, Ben Wyatt, has blamed a controversial decision
Third person charged over Salford arson attack that killed four children

Third person charged over Salford arson attack that killed four children

David Worrall, 25, charged with four counts of murder and three of attempted murder following targeted attack on family home in WorsleyA third person has been charged with the murders of four children
Five years after Sandy Hook: families keep the memory of lost children alive

Five years after Sandy Hook: families keep the memory of lost children alive

In the years since the mass shooting that killed 20 children and six educators, families have memorialized their loved ones in many different waysSchool safety campaigns. An animal sanctuary. A
Mexico: murders of women rise sharply as drug war intensifies

Mexico: murders of women rise sharply as drug war intensifies

Of more than 50,000 killings of women since 1985, nearly a third took place in last six years, official report saysThe number of women being murdered in Mexico has risen sharply over the last decade
'Dark forces will be unleashed': the fire temple v the Mumbai metro

'Dark forces will be unleashed': the fire temple v the Mumbai metro

The Indian city desperately needs its new metro, but Zoroastrian priests are warning of a ‘backlash from nature’ – and they’re not the only detractorsIn early October, a petition was sent to the
Almost 100 million people a year ‘forced to choose between food and healthcare’

Almost 100 million people a year ‘forced to choose between food and healthcare’

Report by World Health Organization and World Bank finds medical bills are pushing people in poorest countries into extreme povertyAlmost 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty each year
Tax churches' commercial enterprises, says Victorian MP

Tax churches' commercial enterprises, says Victorian MP

Fiona Patten’s bill calls for Charities Act change so exemptions only apply to groups engaging in objectively charitable worksCommercial enterprises owned by religious groups should be liable for
Grenfell Tower: delays and trauma mark painfully slow progress

Grenfell Tower: delays and trauma mark painfully slow progress

Six months after the fire, with the scarred remains of the tower still standing, we examine what has been done to deal with the aftermath of the tragedyFailure to rehouse Grenfell survivors ‘could
Penguin hunts and amputations: Antarctic account published in English

Penguin hunts and amputations: Antarctic account published in English

Book by Argentine who spent four winters on the South Orkney Islands in the 1920s tells of perils, boredom and ‘infinite solitude’ he faced with companionsAn account of four winters spent almost a
'First' same-sex marriage: Melbourne couple to tie knot before Christmas

'First' same-sex marriage: Melbourne couple to tie knot before Christmas

Megan Stapleton and Stephanie Dybal granted approval to hold their wedding on 21 DecemberTwo Melbourne women have been given legal approval to tie the knot before Christmas, which means Australia’s
Men jailed for bashing, shooting and setting Victorian woman alight

Men jailed for bashing, shooting and setting Victorian woman alight

Judge denounces ‘culture of punishment for snitching’ about domestic violence after Simone Quinlan was killed by her boyfriend and his friendSimone Quinlan’s parents say they’ll never lose the hatred
Commonwealth Bank accused of more anti-money laundering law breaches

Commonwealth Bank accused of more anti-money laundering law breaches

Australia’s financial intelligence agency raises number of alleged contraventions, which also relate to terrorism financing, to more than 53,800Commonwealth Bank has been hit with another 100
US death sentences and executions remained at historic lows in 2017

US death sentences and executions remained at historic lows in 2017

Twenty-three people were executed and 39 sentenced to death as only a few counties and states continue to back capital punishment, report findsTwenty-three people were executed and 39 sentenced to