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A Balanced Diet For World Food Day: Bugs, Groundnuts And Grains

Termites and mung beans are among the ingredients that can bring better nutrition to the 800 million undernourished people in the lower-income world.
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Citigroup's Mexican Unit Fined $2.2 Million For Shoddy Oversight

Regulators in Mexico said Banamex should have spotted red flags that resulted in a $400 million fraud. Earlier this week, Citigroup announced it had discovered a $15 million fraud.
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As Oil Prices Fall, Who Wins And Who Loses?

Prices are down 25 percent since June, unleashing ripples around the globe that range from lower gas prices in the U.S. to budget problems in Russia to political pressures in the Middle East.
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6 More Graves Found Near Mexican Town Where 43 Students Vanished

Nineteen graves have now been found near Iguala, in the southern state of Guerrero. Authorities said DNA tests showed that 28 bodies recently discovered in five graves were not those of the students.
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Lessons From Ebola School: How To Draw Blood, Wipe Up Vomit

Think of the routine jobs health workers do in a hospital: Sticking a needle in a patient's arm. Cleaning up vomit. Escorting a patient to a bed. Now imagine doing those tasks for someone with Ebola.
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Death Toll In Himalayan Avalanches Reaches 27

The highest number of dead, many of them foreigners, are on the trail of Mount Annapurna, the world's 10th-highest peak.
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Hong Kong's Renewed Offer Of Talks With Protesters Meets Skepticism

The government says it's willing to talk with student pro-democracy activists, but that their demand for open elections will never meet with approval from Beijing.
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Thailand Official: Martial Law Is Good For Tourists

With tourism down 20 percent, Thailand is looking for novel ways to lure visitors. According to the head of the tourist authority, military rule means it's extremely safe to visit.
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USAID Head Speaks Of Heroic Efforts — And Heroes — In West Africa

Rajiv Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, gives an update on the construction of new hospitals — and the outlook for Ebola — in afflicted parts of West Africa.
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Crude Oil Prices Drop As Saudis Refuse To Cut Production

The price of oil is down and continues to drop. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is to thank, in part, for the lower prices at the pump as it fights to keep its place in the market.

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