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World Welcomes Seven Billionth Baby

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The world’s population hit 7 billion on Monday amid celebrations and concerns about how the growing number of people will impact the earth’s resources. The United Nations chose October 31 to mark the milestone. Although it is impossible to pinpoint the arrival of the world’s 7 billionth baby, the Philippines was the first country to […]

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World Population Breaks 7 Billion Mark

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says the world’s population has reached the 7 billion mark. A number of “seven billionth” babies are being honored around the world. The Philippines was chosen as the first country to celebrate the symbolic birth – feting a baby girl born late Sunday in Manila. The U. N. looks at the 7 […]

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World Population to Reach 7 Billion Monday

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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A U.N. report says the world’s population will reach the 7 billion mark Monday. The report looks at the 7 billion milestone as a sign of people living longer and improved birth survival rates. Experts say the U.N. report displays the disparities between countries. One of the study’s authors, Richard Kollodge, says many low-income countries […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Win Baseball’s World Series

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The St. Louis Cardinals have won Major League Baseball’s World Series, coming from behind to defeat the visiting Texas Rangers 6-2 in the deciding seventh game of the championship series. Pitcher Chris Carpenter, who started three games for the Cardinals in this year’s World Series, earned the victory late Friday, giving up just two runs […]

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Freese’s Heroics Give Cardinals Game Six World Series Win

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Ryan Freese came through with a game-winning solo home run in the 11th inning to cap a dramatic come-from-behind 10-9 victory over the Texas Rangers and force a decisive seventh game in Major Leage Baseball’s World Series. Freese delivered two crucial hits late in the game. With the Cardinals down […]

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Global Markets Boosted by Eurozone Debt Deal

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Asian and European markets are on the rise in Thursday trading as investors reacted favorably to a new deal reached by European leaders to contain the region’s debt crisis. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index closed just over two percent at the end of its trading session, while the main indexes in Hong Kong and Australia are […]

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World Bank Says European Crisis is Hurting Developing Countries

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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World Bank President Robert Zoellick says new programs may be needed to help developing countries hurt by the European debt crisis. Zoellick made the remarks Wednesday while touring a slum community outside the Philippine capital Manila where residents are benefiting from a World Bank anti-poverty program. He said the European crisis has driven borrowing costs […]

World Bank Says European Crisis is Hurting Developing Countries

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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World Bank President Robert Zoellick says new programs may be needed to help developing countries hurt by the European debt crisis. Zoellick made the remarks Wednesday while touring a slum community outside the Philippine capital Manila where residents are benefiting from a World Bank anti-poverty program. He said the European crisis has driven borrowing costs […]

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Rangers Erase Early Deficit to Win Game 5 of World Series

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Texas Rangers came from behind late Monday to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 and win game five of Major League Baseball’s World Series. Texas catcher Mike Napoli’s tie-breaking two-run double in the eighth inning sealed the victory for the Rangers, who now have a three-games-to-two lead in the best-of-seven championship series. The Cardinals […]

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World Series Tied at 2 Wins Each

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Major League Baseball’s World Series is tied at 2 games each after the host Texas Rangers shut out the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. Texas starting pitcher Derek Holland allowed only two hits coupled with seven strikeouts through 8 1/3 innings to earn the win. The previous night, Rangers pitching allowed 16 runs in […]

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