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Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson may upset the two-party system

A poll done in Utah in early July estimated Libertarian U.S. presidential candidate Gary Johnson would get 26 percent of the vote – just a few points behind Donald Trump at 29 percent and Hillary Clinton at 27 percent, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

Problems dog Rio as it scrambles to prepare for Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is still set to host the 2016 summer Olympic Games, despite ever-increasing obstacles threatening the event.

PCC's Samoan Ambassador Kap Tafiti gives TEDx talk

PCC Culture Expert and Ambassador Speaks at TED Purdue

Kap Te‘o Tafiti, Senior Culture Ambassador at the Polynesian Cultural Center, was invited to speak at a TED Talks conference at Purdue University in May.

Tongan monarchs visit PCC in an official capacity

Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauu of the Kingdom of Tonga were welcomed to the Polynesian Cultural Center for the reopening and dedication of the Tongan Village, which had previously been closed for a 16-month renovation.

World Bank says improving access to education, health services and ability to work are vital

“The World Bank estimates that 702 million people live in ‘extreme global poverty,’ which is defined as living on less than $1.90/day (USD),” according to

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