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  • Morning Jolt: Ikea sending more money to Philippines than China

  • China, a close neighbor of the Philippines, has only pledged $1.6 million in aid to the country, which was struck by a major typhoon on Nov. 7, USA Todayreported. At least 3,600 people have died in the natural disaster,...
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    China, a close neighbor of the Philippines, has only pledged $1.6 million in aid to the country, which was struck by a major typhoon on Nov. 7, USA Todayreported. At least 3,600 people have died in the natural disaster, and conditions are worsening by the day. China has taken flack for its pledge, as even Swedish retailer Ikea has pledged more, $2.7 million. The U.S. has pledged $20 million. 

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