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There will soon be seven billion people on the planet.
The economy's collapse has caught up with the billion-dollar campaign.
Rounding principles that sensibly apply to a couple of pennies don't automatically carry over to two hundred billion dollars.
The spacecraft has found extensive ridges along the planet's surface, made as it cooled and shrank over its four billion years.
It is estimated to bring the state several billion dollars in tourism every year.
Seafood is the sole or primary source of protein for more than a billion people worldwide.
Advertising revenue for the broadcast will top well over a half-billion dollars.
The next doubling, to four billion, took only forty-four years.
World population, now over six billion, will continue to increase-to not much more than nine billion by many estimates.
The first human genome took fifteen years to decode and cost about a billion dollars.
Six or seven billion years from now the sun will begin to die, but it will not die alone.
If they get this to work, it will be a billion dollar drug.
The airline had four billion dollars in the bank and could have kept paying its bills.
And players are the biggest expense that teams have: they get sixty per cent of whatever the league makes above a billion dollars.
On television alone, the scenes were witnessed that day by an estimated two billion people-a third of the human race.

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