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Global poverty. World 'must do more' for children "More must be done more quickly to make the world fit for children by 2015, the UN children's agency, Unicef, has said." Group battles Cambodian poverty one pig at a time "Cambodia is one of the poorest nations in the world.

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the latest news on Faith & Politics-Romney, Energy bill, Farm bill, WIC, Iraq, Poll, CIA tapes destroyed, Iran, Climate change, Darfur, Editorials, and selected Op-Eds.

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Faith & Politics-Romney. Romney vows balance on religion "In the most closely scrutinized moment of his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney declared yesterday that religion is central to his life and to America, but that he will not be a spokesman for Mormonism or serve the leaders of his church if he is elected president."

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the latest news on Mortgages, Faith and Politics, Teen birth rate, Darfur, Budget, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Climate change, US Prisions, Chruches and tax code, and Detainees.

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Mortgages. Bush Wins Agreement To Freeze Mortgages "President Bush will announce an agreement with major mortgage firms to freeze interest rates for five years for financially troubled homeowners." Mortgage plan would freeze rates "Seeking to gird the nation's economy against a potential tidal wave of ...

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Iran . Iran still dangerous, Bush says "President Bush said Tuesday that despite a new intelligence assessment concluding Iran had halted its nuclear weapons program, the country still posed a danger and must stop enriching uranium." Bush Insists Iran Remains a Threat Despite Arms Data ...

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Iran. U.S. Finds Iran Halted Its Nuclear Arms Effort in 2003"A new assessment by American intelligence agencies concludes that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 and that the program remains frozen," U.S. report: Iran halted nuclear weapons drive in 2003 "Iran was attempting to build a nuclear weapon but halted the ...

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Congress. President, Congress Ready to Begin the Next Round "Bush and congressional Democrats once talked of working together to get big things done, but that sentiment vanished amid trench warfare over the stalemated children's health-care bill, spending bills still on hold and the Hill's unsuccessful efforts to force a new course in Iraq." White ...

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Katrina housing. As FEMA closes trailer parks, housing advocates worry about hurricane evacuees' future "Dozens of Hurricane Katrina evacuees still living in FEMA trailer parks will have to find new housing today as the agency works to shutter the temporary facilities."


Food banks. Food Banks, in a Squeeze, Tighten Belts"Food banks ...

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GOP debate. In Debate, Romney and Giuliani Clash on Immigration Issues "The Republican candidates for president engaged in a two-hour free-for-all Wednesday night, repeatedly confronting one another directly even as they fielded video questions submitted by Internet users in the most spirited debate of the 2008 presidential campaign."

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Mideast. Israel and Palestinians Set Goal of a Treaty in 2008"Israeli and Palestinian leaders committed themselves to negotiate a peace treaty by the end of 2008, setting a deadline for ending a conflict that has endured for six decades." Middle East renews peace talks "George Bush will preside today over the formal relaunch of ...

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Iraq-US presence. Iraq deal eyes long US presence "A deal setting the foundations for what could be a long-term presence of US troops in Iraq has been signed by the US president and Iraq's prime minister." Bush commits troops to Iraq for the long term "The Bush administration formally committed America ...

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