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Two children remain in immigration detention, Dutton's office confirms

Further caveats have been placed on the immigration minister’s sweeping announcement on Sunday that children are free from detention for the first time in almost a decade, after reports emerged that two children remain locked up on “a removal pathway”.<p>The office of the minister, Peter Dutton, has …

Why Does Immigration Make Some Americans Anxious?

Some seem concerned with its economic impact—others see it as a threat to the country’s values.<p>Are Americans’ fears about immigration rooted in economic concerns, or cultural anxieties?<p>A new PRRI / <i>The Atlantic</i> poll suggests the answer to that question is helping to shape the presidential race. The …

Bill Gates and the Quest for Sustainable Energy

"We need an energy miracle," says Bill Gates in this interview with former <i>Atlantic</i> editor in chief James Bennet. "That may make it seem too daunting to people, but miracles in science are happening all the time." So, what are the solutions to climate change? Gates has pledged to invest $2 billion …

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The future of electricity: five lesser known alternative energy sources

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Solar and wind are two important and familiar sources of renewable energy. But the list of promising and widely used alternative energy is growing. Scroll through to see the increasing clean energy choices that are available to power our lives.<p><b>Ocean</b> …

Five alternative energy myths – debunked

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Fossil fuels have powered our society for more than a century. But our energy mix is undergoing a transformation toward low-carbon alternatives such as wind and solar, in order to cut carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. Using these …

4 ISIS suspects arrested, weapons seized in Denmark, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Some 2,000 miles separate Denmark and Syria, but they were connected Thursday when Danish authorities arrested four people suspected of having enlisted in ISIS in Syria. Authorities also seized weapons and ammunition related to those arrests.<p>Copenhagen police and Denmark's security and …

Isis militants abduct 300 cement workers in Syria, according to reports

Syrian state television has reported the abduction by Islamic State militants of about 300 cement workers and contractors in an area north-east of Damascus, as fighting elsewhere in the country worsens.<p>The report, which could not be independently verified by the Guardian, said Thursday’s mass …

Kosovo parliament buys scanners to stop MPs bringing teargas to work

Opposition hardliners keep setting off canisters and aiming laser pointers at government ministers in protest at autonomy deal for Serbian minority<p>Kosovo’s government is buying a body scanner to try to stop opposition legislators smuggling teargas canisters into parliament and releasing them as …

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ECB president laments high levels of youth unemployment and warns near-zero inflation damages Generation Y’s prospects<p>Europe’s economies are rigged to protect older workers at the cost of new employees, the president of the European Central Bank has told the Guardian.<p>Mario Draghi also said “tragic” …

Destiny sequel coming in 2017, after an expansion this year

Become Legend again ... next year<p><i>Destiny</i> is getting a proper sequel, but not until 2017, publisher Activision confirmed today in the earnings report for its 2015 fiscal year. Activision also said <i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie expects to release a "large new expansion" for the game in 2016.<p>So far, Bungie …

Destiny: The Taken King review: finally, the game it should have been

The shine of novelty may have worn off, after Bungie took a year to fix it, but what remains is – at last – a good game<p>It was a year ago when Destiny hit consoles, promising a new era of super-connected online shooting. The first new series from Halo developer Bungie since 2001, it combined the …

Michael Luciw M1 crash death: Family say 're-test older drivers'

<b>The family of a man killed in a crash with an 87-year-old who was travelling the wrong way on the M1 have called for older drivers to be retested.</b><p>Michael Luciw, 27, from Nottingham, was a passenger in a van that was hit by a Mazda Premacy, being driven the wrong way on the motorway by Albert …

Drinking Soda Can Make You Store More Unhealthy Fat

From a health perspective, sugar-sweetened beverages don’t help the body. The very thing that makes sugary sodas, sports drinks and lemonade taste so …

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