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  • World Bank invests in Baltimore-based Laureate Education

    A division of the World Bank Group announced Wednesday that it has invested $150 million in Laureate Education Inc., giving the international development organization a small stake in the Baltimore-based global higher education company. "It's an...
  • A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader

    A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader
    A.W. "Tom" Clausen, a no-nonsense Midwesterner who led San Francisco-based Bank of America before and after serving as president of the World Bank, died Monday at a hospital in Burlingame, Calif. He was 89. The cause was complications from pneumonia,...
  • Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization

    Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization
    SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
  • Ex-Navy SEAL pushes back on Pentagon warning over Bin Laden book

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden launched another attack Friday as his lawyer disputed the Defense Department’s claim that he was required to obtain Pentagon approval before publishing the...
  • Demonstrations on Mexico drug war offered look at Mexicans abroad

     
    When large demonstrations in Mexico calling for an end to the drug war grew last spring, communities of citizens abroad perked up and took notice. Chatter began popping up on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Virtual groups formed. Mexicans...
  • IRAN: Tehran says no to nuclear swap

     
    Iran says it’s no longer interested in talking with the West about swapping nuclear fuel rather than making its own....
  • U.S. global economic competitiveness trails Sweden, Finland

     
    World Economic Forum says U.S. global competitiveness in fifth place...
  • Gas for 37 cents? Why fuel costs more or less elsewhere

     
    Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
  • Website helps immigrants compare fees to send money home

     
    Remittances, Central America, Dominican Republic, World Bank: Immigrants from Central America and the Dominican Republic can go online to compare the cost of sending money from the United States to relatives back home....
  • 'Easily affordable' to save 2 million children, report says

     
    The world could save 2 million children every year if it helped the neediest countries take 13 recommended steps to conquer malnutrition, according to a new report from Save the Children....
  • Where women hold power -- it may surprise you

     
    Women remain underrepresented politically in most countries, including wealthier countries such as the United States and Brazil....