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The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam says

The world's 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam says

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam's latest report on inequality found. The richest 1% are more than twice as wealthy as...
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The United Arab Emirates' Cities Are Smart And Sustainable And Its Leaders Are Ready To Celebrate Selling The Last Barrel Of Oil

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

The United Arab Emirites is moving beyond its oil-based economy and into a sustainable energy future. With that, it is building a model city called Masdar City, which aims to...
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IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth.
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The Truth About the Trump Economy

4 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good...
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Strikes to hit French economy by 0.1 percentage points -Le Maire

7 hours ago   |   National Post

PARIS - The current wave of strikes in
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Richest 1% own more than TWICE as much wealth as 6.9 billion people - Oxfam

Richest 1% own more than TWICE as much wealth as 6.9 billion people - Oxfam

12 hours ago   |   RT

A super-rich one percent of the world's population has accumulated twice as much wealth as the remaining 90 percent, global charity Oxfam said in a newly-released report. The...
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Bolivia: Morales names MAS party candidates for May election

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   3 articles

Former economy minister Luis Arce Catacora and ex-FM David Choquehuanca will run for president and vice president.
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Morales names his candidate for Bolivia presidential vote

14 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has picked ex-Economy Minister Luis Arce Catacora to be his party's presidential candidate in the May 3 elections
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Fighting the Fossil Fuel Economy in Appalachia

19 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

With the coal industry dying, public officials are promoting fracking and petrochemicals. Activists are working to demonstrate that the region's real economic future is green.
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Desperate Democrats Badmouth Economy Even as It Booms

19 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Any minute the liberal media will start warning about rising inflation, as wages move up. Don't be fooled; that will be good news, and it is coming.
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New York Times endorses Warren and Klobuchar for 2020

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The New York Times editorial board on Sunday night endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Amy Klobuchar as the Democratic candidate for president. In an op-ed called "The... Read more ...

Prince Harry says he feels 'great sadness' about stepping down from his...

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The Duke of Sussex on Sunday delivered his first public remarks on his decision to step away from royal duties. On Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced that Harry and wife... Read more ...

Virginia wants to prevent another 'Unite the Right' at an MLK Day gun rally...

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'I'm super fired up': Elon Musk and NASA are ecstatic after acing a 'risky'...

'I'm super fired up': Elon Musk and NASA are ecstatic after acing a 'risky' safety test of SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship for astronauts

SpaceX just completed a "risky" and explosive test that was designed to show its Crew Dragon capsule can whisk astronauts to safety in the event of a rocket failure. The... Read more ...

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17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China

17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China

Authorities in Wuhan, central China, have identified 17 more patients of a deadly new strain of pneumonia, according to Reuters. Official totals now count 62 patients who have... Read more ...

Live updates: SpaceX just launched and intentionally exploded a rocket for...

Live updates: SpaceX just launched and intentionally exploded a rocket for NASA to test a spaceship abort system

SpaceX just completed a crucial safety test that's designed to show its Crew Dragon capsule is ready to carry astronauts to space . The company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at... Read more ...

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Siri called Israel the 'Zionist occupation state' when users asked about President Reuven Rivlin, according to videos shared to social media

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