New World Bank president pledges support for poor


WASHINGTON — Korean-American Jim Yong Kim has begun his new job as president of the World Bank, promising to immediately focus on helping poor countries navigate a fragile global economy. Dr. Jim Yong Kim makes a statement after arriving for his first day as president of the World Bank…

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Stone Roses reunion triumph leaves fans wanting more

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The Stone Roses staged one of the most eagerly anticipated reunions in British pop over the weekend, and despite rain and an overloaded transport system to and from the gigs, the Manchester band left hundreds of thousands of fans wanting more. Lead singer Ian Brown, guitarist […]