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Like auto drifting and other nifty vehicle tricks, hypermiling is now being considered a sport by many hypermilers around the world. Most contests or competitions are usually open to the public. The one who gets the highest miles per gallon (MPG) on a specific course wins. Although most hypermilers are usually able to squeeze in 100 MPG wherever they?re going, hypermiling through heavy traffic is decidedly more difficult compared to cruising through light to moderate traffic.
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UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday said that the world is facing profound, urgent and growing global challenges in rendering humanitarian assistance.


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The statement came as the secretary-general was briefing the UN General Assembly on his new report ""One Humanity: Shared Responsibility.""


The report was launched in preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 23-24. It sets out the secretary-general's ambitions for the global community to address humanitarian crises in a more holistic and efficient manner.


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The challenges facing the global community include brutal and seemingly intractable conflicts, violent extremism, climate change and the widening gap between rich and poor, said Ban. ""Today's complex challenges cross borders and surpass the capacity of any single country or institution to cope.""


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The first responsibility is to prevent and end conflicts, through political solutions. ""Levels of need are at record levels, but the political solutions to relieve them are elusive,"" said Ban.


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""The World Humanitarian Summit is the moment for us to come together to renew our commitment to humanity and the unity and cooperation required to prevent and end crisis and reduce people suffering,"" Ban said.

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If the PSDB candidate was Senator Aecio Neves, Silva would get 21 percent of the votes, while Neves would receive 19 percent with former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, from the ruling Workers' Party, gaining 17 percent.


If the PSDB candidate turned out to be Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin or Senator Jose Serra Braydon Coburn Lightning Jersey , Silva would secure a more solid win with 23 percent and 24 percent of the votes, respectively.


The survey shows a clear increase in support for Silva since Aecio Neves and Lula were accused of having been involved in a corruption network within the government-owned oil company Petrobras.


Silva, a former senator and environment minister during Lula's administration, has gained international reputation as a defender of the Amazon rainforest. She has run in both 2010 and 2014 presidential elections, respectively.


The survey was carried out on March 17 and March 18 and polled 2,794 people from 171 municipalities throughout the cou.

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