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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Pan-Asian explosion in Orange county, California, with numbers up 41pc in 10 years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... in the county jumped 123 per cent. Today, more than 57,000 Orange county Asian Americans are living at the poverty level, according to the study. "We want policymakers not to look ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lights out on Detroit as court lets city go broke

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... and revitalise and reinvigorate, Detroit needs help." Thousands of retired city workers are fearful they will be pushed into poverty if Detroit is able to slash their pension benefits, which ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Black jobless rate nearly twice that of whites

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The weight of this joblessness has pushed blacks into the majority of the 27.6 per cent of Americans living in poverty, although they represent only 13 per cent of the population of some 316 million. ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenaged children of mums who used crack in pregnancy show few ill effects

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... small and may have resulted from other factors including family problems or violence, parents' continued drug use and poverty, the researchers said. They reviewed 27 studies involving more ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney visits New York as world focuses on UN

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 03:54pm by Reuters in New York

    ... of poverty and that US foreign aid programs frequently have tried to supplant private enterprise. “To be effective, our aid programs must leverage private investment and trade to foster environments ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Kerry urges ‘fresh thinking’ to tackle global woes

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 10:41am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... September 11th, a role that was thrust upon us,” he said. US foreign policy is also about aid, and food security, fighting disease, poverty and repression, and giving “voice to the voiceless,” Kerry ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney to pledge to fix troubled US immigration system

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 01:17pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... unemployment is 8.1 per cent, Hispanic unemployment is over 10 per cent. Over two million more Hispanics are living in poverty today than the day President Obama took office,” Romney will say. His ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney slams Obama’s ‘web of dependency’

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 11:07am

    ... of dependency, I will pursue policies that grow our economy and lift Americans out of poverty.” He doubled down on the concept at a high-end Atlanta fundraiser, the third finance event in two days ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chicago teachers strike threatens to become protracted struggle

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 08:17pm by Reuters in Chicago

    ... over the conditions in which students live such as crime-ridden neighbourhoods, poverty and disengaged parents. More than 80 per cent of Chicago public school students qualify for free lunches ...



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