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UK PM Johnson makes green investment election pledge

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to increase Britain’s target for offshore wind power and ensure no home is more than 30 miles (48 km) away from a electric vehicle charging point in an attempt to woo green voters ahead of a Dec. 12 election. Environmental issues have become a policy battle ground for the election, with […]

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Former Labour minister calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘a threat to national security’ as he urges voters to support Boris Johnson – The Sun

A FORMER Labour minister has called for Brits to vote for Boris Johnson because Jeremy Corbyn is a “threat” to British security. Tom Harris branded the hard-left Labour boss an “extremist” and said the idea of a Corbyn government “chills me to the bone”. The devastating attack comes just a week after former Labour MPs Ian Austin and John Woodcock […]

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Britain braced for half a month's worth of rain TODAY

Britain is braced for half a month’s worth of rain TODAY amid fears of new floods after six weeks’ worth fell days ago leaving towns submerged Some parts of the Midlands and the north of the county could receive half a month’s rainfall today The Met Office has predicted ‘further homes and businesses could be flooded’ following this week’s deluge […]

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Venezuelan opposition group ends occupation of embassy in Brazil

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Backers of Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido left the country’s embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday, after a tense 11-hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazil’s right-wing government. Brazil’s foreign ministry said a diplomat it sent to mediate a peaceful end to the dispute managed to convince the group of 10 people to leave the mission. […]

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Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. The report compared human health consequences under two scenarios: one in which the world meets the commitments laid out in the Paris Agreement and reins in emissions so that increases in […]

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