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Newspaper headlines: Tories 'go green' and a 'white' Christmas

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A predicted surge in gas prices and weather predictions for 25 December make Wednesday’s front pages.

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U.S. aid chief says no sign Yemen port blockade easing to allow aid in

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – There are no signs that a blockade of Yemen’s ports by a Saudi-led military coalition has eased to allow aid to reach communities increasingly at risk of starvation, the head of the U.S. government’s aid agency said on Tuesday. USAID administrator Mark Green called on the Saudi-led …

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U.N. official's visit to North Korea sparks hope of mediation role

((This Dec. 5 story corrects year in 2nd paragraph to 2011 from 2012)) FILE PHOTO: United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman at U.N. Headquarters in New York August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Garten/United Nations/Handout via Reuters By Michelle Nichols and David Brunnstrom UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – United Nations political affairs …

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Designed in Edmonton, made in Uganda: Fashion label aims to lift women out of poverty

Two sisters are launching a fashion company in Edmonton this Friday — and their wares will help women affected by poverty in Uganda.The clothes are designed in Edmonton by Lorna Mutegyeki and made in Uganda using fabrics sourced from across Africa.But Msichana is more than a clothing company; it’s a …

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Roy Moore arrives at polling station on horseback, thanks Trump for support

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore arrived on horseback as he prepared to cast his ballot in the Alabama Senate race on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

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Tyson Fury wants to reclaim world titles and challenges Anthony Joshua

Britain’s Tyson Fury has vowed to regain world titles “which are rightfully mine” after being given the green light to resume his career. Fury tested positive for a banned steroid in February 2015, but accepted a backdated two-year ban on Tuesday. Pending the return of his licence, Fury, 29, wants …

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Convicted Calgary killer breached conditions of statutory release 19 days after freedom granted: parole board

The man who killed a Calgary drug dealer nearly four years ago is back behind bars.It took just 19 days for Kevin Douglas Dalton to breach his release conditions and be re-arrested, according to the Parole Board of Canada.In August, the board voiced concern over the statutory release of Dalton, …

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Potential for 30 centimetres of snow in London by Wednesday: Environment Canada

The first snow squall of the season for London and region shows no sign of letting up, according to Environment Canada.The weather agency issued an update to its earlier squall warning Tuesday, predicting as much as 30 centimetres of snow by Wednesday for the region if lake effect conditions persist.Story …

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Republicans propose to delay, pause Obamacare taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Republicans proposed on Tuesday to delay or suspend several taxes under former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, including a tax on medical devices and the so-called “Cadillac” tax on generous health insurance plans. FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San …

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Huddersfield Town 1-3 Chelsea

Chelsea moved level on points with second-placed Manchester United after goals by Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro ensured Huddersfield lost for the fifth time in six games. France midfielder Bakayoko, substituted at half-time in the surprise defeat to West Ham on Saturday, set Antonio Conte’s side on their way by …