After plastic bag panic, do Australians actually care about the environment?

(CNN)It’s right there in the Australian national anthem — “Our land abounds in nature’s gifts, of beauty rich and rare.” Coles’ plastic bag flip-flop was just the latest example of Australians reacting badly to an environmentally positive policy which would inconvenience them at a personal level. Previous attempts by the…

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‘Unite the Right’ march triggers tension, Antifa clashes, hundreds of counterprotesters

Video White nationalists and counter protesters march in DC Peter Doocy reports that police are shutting down demonstrations due to severe weather. Hundreds of counterprotesters, including Antifa, confronted a group of white-nationalist demonstrators Sunday at the so-called “Unite the Right II” march toward the White House — and many pushed…

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Antiques worth 1m taken from country home

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV captures gang stealing £1m-worth of jewellery in log baskets Thieves climbed a two-metre high wall to steal antiques from the country home of a multi-millionaire entrepreneur. The four suspects, who were captured on CCTV, raided the home of Prof Sir Christopher…

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Sessions announces new ‘religious liberty task force’

Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced the Department of Justice’s creation of a “religious liberty task force” to “help the department fully implement our religious guidance.” “A dangerous movement, undetected by many, is now challenging and eroding our great tradition of religious freedom,” Sessions said in his speech.…

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