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  • The government does not disclose the exact number of troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, but there are an estimated 300,000 to half-a-million Indian troops.

    India Plans to Cut Troops in Kashmir

  • It's simultaneously discomforting but also encouraging to learn that Penn State alumni have rapidly employed social media to raise $360,000 out of an initial target of over half-a-million dollars, in support of -- how appropriately -- a major non-profit devoted to combating sexual abuse and supporting victims, the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network RAINN.

    David Tereshchuk: Post-Holiday Persuasion to Get Us Giving

  • Gbagbo, a former history teacher, has refused to cede power, even though U.N.-certified results showed he had lost the race by half-a-million votes to Ouattara.

    Soldiers open fire on women protest in Ivory Coast

  • The light which reaches my eyes causes nervous impulses in about half-a-million fibres running to my brain, and there gives rise to sensation.

    C.S. Lewis on Evolutionism (the Myth)

  • I don't know what is stopping them the government from allowing export of at least half-a-million tons of rice.

    Timely Rains to Help India Farms

  • The largest, the Rodeo-Chediski fire, consumed nearly half-a-million acres of eastern Arizona in 2002.

    Arizona Fires Worsen

  • Awards to members of the Navy and Marine Corps are preserved on nearly half-a-million index cards housed at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., where access to the general public is extremely limited.

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  • After he locked in a deal for half-a-million U.S. dollars of the Australian dollar, the value of the Australian currency increased from $1.000 to $1.072, netting him a profit of about $4,000.

    Small-Businesses Try Hand at Forex

  • So while the recession caused the child poverty rate to jump by 3 million children between 2007 and 2010, and while children covered by private insurance dropped by 5 million over the same period, the uninsured rate for children actually dropped by half-a-million children during the same period as both Medicaid and CHIP responded to the economic crisis.

    Bruce Lesley: Growing Child Poverty in America: There Is Simply No Excuse

  • We were losing over half-a-million jobs each month during Bush's last six months.

    Jim Worth: How Independents Can Save the Country

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