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Russia vows to resist pressure over Ukraine conflict
Earlier this week US President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning the export of goods, technology and services to Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March.

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday | December 20, 2014
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NASSAU, Bahamas:“Mi fraid! Mi fraid! God know mi fraid!” These are the cries of a Jamaican woman who alleges that she was abducted and raped by a senior immigration officer in The Bahamas earlier this week.

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Furnishing homes with art
PORT MARIA, St Mary:FOR THE best part of four decades, St Mary-based wood sculpture Gilbert Nicely has been designing artwork that doubles as fully functional household furniture.

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Flow promises bigger, better Champions Cup
FLOW has pledged its commitment to the Champions Cup knockout football competition and promises a bigger and better one next season.

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EDITORIAL - Diet challenge this Christmas
Obesity is not a subject many would want to think about during this festive season when cheer and goodwill are being spread all around. Obesity is derived from the Latin word 'obesus', which loosely translates to mean 'intensive eating'.

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LETTER OF THE DAY - Submit your claims and make JPS pay
THE EDITOR, Sir:We have taken note of your Letter of the Day published on Thursday, December 18, 2014, in which a Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) customer highlighted her family's quest to contain their electricity bill through conservation, and their disappointment in receiving three consecutive estimated bills, even after witnessing the meter being read.

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Your Honorable Hotness Hanna
Was she showing off, No, it is just something that is, like an ail shik's wealth, an Indian's hair, etc.

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Doctor's Advice:Should teen couple go in for foursome?
Q. Doc, we are young couple and are very much in love. Although we are just in our teens, we hope to get married some day. But a curious problem has arisen in our lives.

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Western Focus

Commissioner Williams' mother reflects on 'Old time Christmas'
Western Bureau:For 83-year-old Lynette 'Mama Lyn' Williams, the mother of Jamaica's police commissioner, Dr Carl Williams, Christmas has always been a special time of year in her household, albeit the character of the festive season has changed over the years.

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