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IMF warns that world risks sliding into a 1930s-style slump

The world risks sliding into a 1930s-style slump unless countries settle their differences and work together to tackle Europe‘s deepening debt crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned. On a day that saw an escalation in the… (READ MORE)

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Political Standoff Heats Up Between Rival Papua New Guinea Prime Ministers

Papua New Guinea is in the midst of a political standoff, with two rival politicians claiming to be prime minister. With one backed by the country’s cabinet, the other by the supreme court, analysts say the country is heading into… (READ MORE)

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Mitt Romney challenges Rick Perry to $10,000 bet in GOP debate

December 13, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Mitt Romney challenges Rick Perry to $10,000 bet in GOP debate 11 Dec 2011 In a moment during Saturday’s GOP debate in Iowa that The Fix’s Chris Cillizza called a “rare but likely costly… (READ MORE)

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Millions of drivers won’t hang up, study shows

Washington (CNN) — Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. A federal study says one in 20 drivers observed at any given moment is holding a mobile phone to his or her ear, and that almost one in 100 can be observed… (READ MORE)

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US marks Pearl Harbor 70 years on

7 December 2011 Last updated at 18:31 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Survivors attended the Pearl Harbor ceremony in Hawaii The Pearl Harbor attacks’ few remaining survivors have led US commemorations of the 70th anniversary… (READ MORE)

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Obama speech declares ‘make-or-break moment for the middle class’

Barack Obama’s Kansas speech targets ‘fend for yourself’ stance of Republicans and corporations. Link to this video Barack Obama blasted his Republican foes and Wall Street as he portrayed himself as a champion of the middle class and laid out… (READ MORE)

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