If Your Meat Prices Rise, You Can Blame Ethanol

The U.S. corn crop is enormous. And about a third of it doesn’t go to cereal or cows – instead, it helps run your car. But government ethanol subsidies have meat and dairy producers up in arms over the high cost of their main feed grain.

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European air woes span the Atlantic – Ottawa Citizen


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In a tent outside London's Heathrow Airport, Nancy Ehiorobo huddled under a blanket, hoping she would get home to Toronto before Christmas — and before her
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Intelligence Officials: Al-Qaida Learns From Mistakes

In the failed cargo-bomb plot attempt by al-Qaida’s arm in Yemen, intelligence officials say the group may have chosen the tactic to improve chances for success. Experts say terrorists are searching for ways to take humans — who could make rookie mistakes — out of the equation.

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Earthquake in Cumbria – The Sun


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The tremor, which was also felt in neighbouring Lancashire and across the border in Scotland, happened just before 11pm. The quake, which lasted up to 20
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LONDON — The government was under pressure Wednesday after Business Secretary Vince cable was stripped of key powers following his remark that he had "declared war" on media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday
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