UN summit to approve 15-year blueprint to eradicate extreme poverty and combat climate change

September 25, 2015 4:02 AM

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Participants hold up signs during a rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the United Nations in support of the UN Global Poverty Goals, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 in New York. (AP Photo/Bryan R. Smith)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders open a summit Friday to formally approve an ambitious and costly 15-year blueprint to eradicate extreme poverty, combat climate change and address more than a dozen other major global issues.

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