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Global Poverty Declines Even Amid Economic Slowdown, World Bank Says

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 3:00pm

The number of people living in extreme poverty continues to plunge despite slowing global growth, the World Bank says. More than 1 billion people rose out of poverty between 1990 and 2013, it says.

India Ratifies Paris Climate Change Agreement

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 2:54pm

Sixty-two countries have now joined the plan. Together, they account for about 52 percent of global emissions, which is a little short of the 55 percent threshold to make the agreement binding.

How Donald Trump Could Have Not Paid Income Taxes For 18 Years

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 12:31pm

Recent revelations about Donald Trump's taxes raise the possibility that he was able to not pay any income taxes for years. And it could have been done legally.

Pope Warns Of 'Ideological Colonization'; Praises Catholics In Caucuses

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 12:28pm

Pope Francis reached out to Orthodox Christians and Muslims in Georgia and Azerbaijan, and warned Catholics to stand up against gender theory, which he says is a threat to marriage.

Colombians Go To The Polls With One Question In Mind: War Or Peace?

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 11:56am

Those stark options face voters in Colombia on Sunday, as they cast their ballots on a referendum that aims to end Latin America's longest guerrilla conflict.

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