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More than one-third of Senate urges debt panel to cut $4 trillion

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) announced Thursday that he had organized a coalition of 36 senators to encourage the congressional “super committee” to seek the broadest possible agreement to address the nation’s spending and debt. The coalition — made up of 18 Republicans, 17 Democrats and one Independent — represents more…

Third of Americans will be diabetic: Bill Clinton

Diabetes is costing the United States up to 160 billion dollars per year and might affect one-third of Americans by the middle of the century, former US President Bill Clinton said Sunday in Dubai. “By the middle of this century, the diabetes rate in the United States could be as…