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  • 'I'm an Aussie': refugee footballer Araibi granted Australian citizenship

    A refugee footballer who fled Bahrain and was held in a Thai prison for months during a tense extradition stand-off between Australia and the Gulf state was granted Australian citizenship on Tuesday.

  • Article II Vests the Executive Power, Not the Royal Prerogative

    When the Founders agreed that "[t]he executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America," the core phrase had a single, simple, and uncontested meaning. The executive power meant the power to execute the laws. Period. For the uninitiated, this conclusion may seem obvious on its face. Yet Gary Lawson has rightly called it "one of the most important questions of any kind, on any subject, under the Federal Constitution." And originalists are currently getting the answer...
  • Steve Smith and David Warner to meet up with Australian squad in Dubai

    First time pair have been included since bans Focus of stopover in UAE is to break ice with teammatesSteve Smith and David Warner’s formal reintegration will start earlier than expected, with the banned duo to join the ODI squad for one day in the UAE. Smith and Warner are set to front World Cup teammates later this week in Dubai prior to joining their respective Indian Premier League franchises for the Twenty20 tournament that begins on 23 March. Continue reading

    the Guardian