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Jhpiego responds to Ebola crisis

Jhpiego, an international, nonprofit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, has responded to the Ebola crisis in West Africa by aiding the governments of Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria, including updating the skills of health workers who deliver care to ...

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McDonald’s showing signs of tear from economy

Not even McDonald’s Corp. has an iron stomach when it comes to the global economic downturn. The world’s largest hamburger chain has thrived in boom and bust times by selling cheap eats and constantly updating its menu with popular items ...

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Steven I. Platt: Negotiations can rise, fall on timing

“When is the right time to negotiate?” is a question being asked in every corner of the world. From our local communities to the world stage which provides the backdrop for diplomacy and battlefields, negotiation will determine not only the ...

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Oil prices hit $100 per barrel for 1st time since Oct. 2008

NEW YORK — Oil prices hit $100 per barrel Wednesday as forces loyal to Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi clashed with protesters expanding their control over parts of that OPEC nation. In afternoon trading benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery ...

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