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Haiti President Seeks UN Funds To Rebuild Country
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Haiti's president is urging the United Nations to divert some of the billions of dollars it spends yearly on peacekeeping efforts to infrastructure projects, job creation and poverty alleviation.
Michel Martelly says officials need to think about sustainable development inst…
U.S. Officials: North Korea Poses Serious Threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of National Intelligence says an unpredictable North Korea, with its nuclear weapons and missile programs, stands as a serious threat to the United States and East Asia nations.
James R. Clapper delivered that sober assessment Tuesday in testimony to the Senate In…
Pope Recalls ‘Joy’ Of Papacy, And Difficulties
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has recalled moments of "joy and light" during his papacy but also times of great difficulty in an emotional, final general audience in St. Peter's Square before retiring.
Benedict thanked his cardinals, colleagues and ordinary faithf…

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