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Monday December 2nd, 2019 day edition

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Grandmother dumps burnt remains of home at Parliament House in climate change protest.

A woman has brought the charred remains of her bushfire-ravaged home to Parliament House in Canberra, accusing both major political parties of failing to act on climate change.

Key points: Melinda Plesman says there is a lack of leadership on climate change on both sides of Parliament.

Ms Plesman wants a bipartisan approach to addressing climate change.

The grandmother brought fire-blackened items salvaged from her burnt her home to Canberra to show Prime Minister Scott Morrison what she said was the direct result of climate change.

"We weren't allowed to mention climate change and then [Mr Morrison] said that he was praying for us.

Topics: bushfire, fires, disasters-and-accidents, demonstration, climate-change, environment, government-and-politics, political-parties, liberals, liberal-national-party, alp, canberra-2600, act, australia, nymboida-2460, nsw. »

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300+ Trump ads taken down by Google, YouTube

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60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl asked Wojcicki, "Have you taken down any of President Trump's ads at all?"

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Rosa Parks honored with a statue in Montgomery, Alabama

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(CNN) Rosa Parks was honored with a new statue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, on Sunday, 64 years to the day she was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a city bus.

Sunday marks the second annual Rosa Parks Day in Alabama, after the Legislature approved the honor for the civil rights icon last year.

A statue of Rosa Parks, seen here, is unveiled in Montgomery, Alabama, on Sunday, December 1, 2019. »