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Cardinals Beat Rangers in Game One of World Series Baseball Championship

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The St. Louis Cardinals have defeated the Texas Rangers 3-2 to win the first game of Major League Baseball’s World Series on an unseasonably cold evening in the of St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals benefitted from a quality start by Chris Carpenter and solid relief pitching to take the first game in the best-of-seven championship […]

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Maritime Watchdog Says Piracy Hits Record Levels

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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A maritime watchdog says piracy worldwide has hit record levels so far this year, with Somali pirates accounting for more than half of the 352 reported attacks. But the International Maritime Bureau said in a report Tuesday that Somali pirates have been successful in hijacking fewer ships, despite a 57 percent jump in the number […]

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World Food Program Raises Concern about Food Insecurity

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The World Food Program of the United Nations says there are increasing concerns over the supply of food, especially in the developing world. The WFP is drawing attention to the latest report on the State of Food Security in the World, which says volatility in food costs and high, unpredictable prices are likely to continue. […]

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World Food Program Raises Concern about Food Insecurity

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The World Food Program of the United Nations says there are increasing concerns over the supply of food, especially in the developing world. The WFP is drawing attention to the latest report on the State of Food Security in the World, which says volatility in food costs and high, unpredictable prices are likely to continue. […]

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World Food Program Raises Concern about Food Insecurity

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The World Food Program of the United Nations says there are increasing concerns over the supply of food, especially in the developing world. The WFP is drawing attention to the latest report on the State of Food Security in the World, which says volatility in food costs and high, unpredictable prices are likely to continue. […]

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Clinton: Economics Central to Foreign Policy

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America must make economic concerns central to its foreign policy. In a speech Friday at the Economic Club in New York City, Clinton told business leaders that emerging powers like Brazil and India have made economics key to their foreign policies. She urged the U.S. to take the […]

Clinton: Economics Central to Foreign Policy

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America must make economic concerns central to its foreign policy. In a speech Friday at the Economic Club in New York City, Clinton told business leaders that emerging powers like Brazil and India have made economics key to their foreign policies. She urged the U.S. to take the […]

Food Prize Honors Former Ghanaian, Brazilian Leaders

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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This year’s top prize honoring achievements in the battle against hunger has gone to two former presidents of developing countries whose policies cut their nations’ hunger rates dramatically. John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil were awarded the World Food Prize Thursday evening during a ceremony in Des Moines, […]

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European Commission Proposes Refocusing Foreign Aid on Poorest Nations

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Commission has proposed changing European Union foreign aid programs to focus more on the world’s poorest nations. In a policy paper published Thursday, EU Development Commissioner Andris Pielbags says the 27-nation EU must adapt the way it fights poverty to make sure that every euro of aid reaches those who need it most. […]

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Food Prize Honors Former Ghanaian, Brazilian Leaders

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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The former presidents of Ghana and Brazil are being recognized for their contributions in the fight against hunger. John Agyekum Kufuor and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be awarded the World Food Prize later Thursday during a ceremony in Des Moines, Iowa. The World Food Prize organization says it chose Mr. Kufuor and Mr. […]

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