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Bono says "fiscal cliff" could cause 60,000 deaths

Bono has told a World Bank conference that “fiscal cliff” related spending cuts that could hit the US in January could lead to more than 60,000 deaths in the Third World.

15th November, 2012

Bono has told a World Bank conference that “fiscal cliff” related spending cuts that could hit the US in January could lead to more than 60,000 deaths in the Third World.

The lead singer of U2 was speaking yesterday at the conference that was also attended by the bank’s president Jim Yong Kim. The US economy faces the so-called fiscal cliff, big automatic spending cuts and tax hikes, in January if President Obama cannot...

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