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  • World Bank cuts growth outlook as Ukraine crisis weighs

    The World Bank on Tuesday trimmed its global growth forecast, saying a confluence of events, from the Ukraine crisis to unusually cold weather in the United States, dampened economic expansion in the first half of the year. The poverty-fighting...
  • Stock market declines after World Bank cuts economic outlook

    Stock prices slipped early Wednesday after the World Bank cut its global economic forecast, including reduced estimates for the United States and China. Investors also were assessing the surprise primary defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the House...
  • 'BRICS' nations to form development bank to rival World Bank, IMF

    The so-called BRICS countries agreed to form an international development bank with aspirations to challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said Tuesday...
  • Rachel Marsden: Humanitarianism can be an effective disguise for profiteering

    PARIS -- Billionaire Hungarian-American oligarch George Soros is an extremely concerned humanitarian who can be counted on to put his considerable bank balance where his concerns are. Lately, those concerns have included Ukraine and other former Soviet...
  • Foreign Relations Council says Ebola outbreak is 'out of control'

    The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is "out of control," health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday. The virus, which has claimed almost 900 lives since March, hasn't "ever been in control" since Ebola...
  • O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

    O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
  • Marco Rubio, Welton Cadwell on weekend guest list

    Marco Rubio, Welton Cadwell on weekend guest list
    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell will be guests on local public-affairs programs this weekend. Cadwell was recently elected chairman of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The guest lineup: Rubio talks to Ybeth...
  • India river development project is a double-edged sword

    India river development project is a double-edged sword
    Civic leaders had long looked upon the dreary, slum-choked river that sliced through this city and dreamed it could become something grand — India's answer to the Seine or the Thames. When a new chief executive took over the state of Gujarat in...
  • A call for compassion [Commentary]

    A call for compassion [Commentary]
    Growing up in rural Harford County — a red county in a blue state — I quickly became exposed to the many fears that conservative voters have concerning illegal immigration. The Mexicans, I was told as a child (because apparently everyone who...
  • Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

    Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votesĀ from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fraud....
  • Indonesia court rejects challenge to presidential election results

    Indonesia court rejects challenge to presidential election results
    Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to results in last month’s presidential election, validating the victory of Joko Widodo. Prabowo Subianto, a former head of Indonesia's special forces, had refused to acknowledge...