Leading candidates for the presidency of the World Bank on Monday spoke in wide-ranging interviews of their vision for the post, the U.S. nomination for which is facing its first-ever international challenge. American Jim Yong Kim said he had spent his "entire life working to invest in human beings and human communities," while Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said that "it's not good enough to say you know about poverty, you have to live it."

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