September 14, 2012

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Law:

Why The 'Law School Bubble' Is Worse Than The Mortgage Crisis
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Illinois judge tosses law graduates' claims against DePaul University
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Summer Associate ‘Worry Levels’ Peak, Survey Finds; Some Criticize Abundant Activities --- Ranking 2012′s Summer Associate Programs: Spare Us the Wining and Dining, We’re Too Terrified to Have Fun
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Kirkland, Latham, Davis, Freshfields: Business of Law
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Jenkens, Bracewell, Wachtell Lipton, SNR: Business of Law
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Former Dewey Partners, Creditors Officially Square Off Over Proposed Settlement Deal
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Kramer Levin Gets Rude Awakening on Fee Claim
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Latham Bankruptcy and Corporate Partners Named Among 2012 “Top 100 Lawyers in California”
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Alternative Fee Arrangement Advice for Clients
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If You Liked Living In Boston, You’re Gonna LOVE Living In Lexington, Kentucky
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Ex-Jenkens & Gilchrist Attorney Guerin Pleads Guilty in Tax-Shelter Case
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The New Going Rate for Supreme Court Clerk Bonuses
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A Look Inside the Law Review Sausage Factory
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Quasi-Legal Jobs Can Jumpstart Your Legal Career
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Product Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 Scanner
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How To Drive Clients Nuts!
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Blog Archive » Law firm takes 43,000 s/f at World Financial Center
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'Millionaire Madam' says prosecutors want her to talk about a certain person
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Beware of Pitfalls Posed by Email
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Lawyer Puts Photo of Client’s Leopard-Print Undies on Facebook; Murder Mistrial, Loss of Job Results
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Working with a Whiner? Try These Tips
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TV Ratings Lawsuit Devolves Into Fight Over Lawyer's Strip Club Habits
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Jones Day Partner Wins Award :)
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Man pays ticket with 137 origami pigs
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"I'm Not The Best Criminal"
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Say What?!
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Judges:

NJ Has New Chief Bankruptcy Judge
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Former Texas Judge Agrees to Pay $250K Restitution in School Health Care Fraud Case
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Ginsburg’s bobblehead: The aria
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Supreme Court No Pulpit For Bully
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Wall Street:

Stock index futures signal further gains
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World Stocks Jump on Fed Pledge for US Economy
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Rally pushes stocks to nearly 5-year highs
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
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Layoffs:

Employment figures: Bad, repeat good
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The mystery of why fewer women are looking for jobs
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The 10 Worst Cities For Finding A Job
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Job creation: Where are the startups?
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Health Care:

Trustee Goes After Doc's Estate in Hep C Case
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Spectrum chain hit by financial woes
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30 Cents of Every Health Care Dollar Wasted
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Municipalities:

Jefferson County could default again on general obligation debt to pay bankruptcy lawyers
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Bankruptcy Expert Says Negotiate With Unions
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US judge declines to set deadline for bankrupt Alabama county
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Inglewood Unified cuts employee pay 15% to avoid bankruptcy
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Central Falls bankruptcy credit positive for R.I. cities: Moody's
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Is Municipal Bankruptcy a Gateway to Financial Sustainability?
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Aviation:

Pilot contract changes begin at American
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JAL's $8.5 Billion Rebirth Took Lessons From Crash-Site Morgue
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Weather:

Drought area expands in US, now most extensive this summer
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Crop Insurance Losses Mounting
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Pensions:

American Airlines to freeze pension plans in November
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Bill would restore salaried Delphi retirees's pensions
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Va man indicted on federal fraud charges
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Fraud:

Ex-Stanford exec gets 3 years prison for obstruction
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The 20 Allegedly Most Corrupt Members of Congress
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Ex-UBS Trader Adoboli Hid $2.3 Billion Loss From Bosses, Prosecutor Says
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Recycling:

E-cycler seeks Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection
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Economy:

US income gap between rich, poor hits new high
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A Recovery No Better than the Recession
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Great Recession Still Slams Middle Class --- The Real Source of the Middle Class' Money Woes --- A Third of Americans Say They Are Lower Class
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US Deficit $1.16 Trillion Through August
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U.S. PPI Jumps 1.7%; Jobless Claims Up
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Wholesale Prices in U.S. Rise Most in Three Years as Oil Surge
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Hurricane Isaac sends US jobless claims up to 382K
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Fed Announces Unlimited QE --- How Does 'QE' Work? Does It Even Work, at All? --- Gamechanger --- Reactions to the Fed’s big stimulus move --- The Fed’s bottomless punch bowl --- A volatile cocktail --- Three Things the Fed Did It's Never Done Before --- Bernanke's Battle for Jobs Eclipses Inflation Concerns --- Fed Pledges Action Until Economy Shows Gains --- Analyst Hints US Rating Downgrade Post QE3 --- What is QE3? --- Top Republican attacks Fed as central bank mulls policy
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Ben Bernanke has a special message to savers
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Treasury Yield Curve Steepens as Fed Spurs Inflation Bets
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The Fed's real market mover
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How the government fights poverty, in one chart--- More Than 20 Million Saved from Poverty
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Roubini: The Global Economy Will Soon Crash Into A Brick Wall
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Feldstein: Economy Still in Deep Hole
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Altman: The US Economy May Surprise Us
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Poll: Bush to Blame for Economy
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Financial Crisis Total Cost to Hit $7.6 Trillion
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Grading President Obama on the economy
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Poll: Romney Would be Better with Economy
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A handy guide to the arguments that we've reached the end of economic growth
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Homes entering foreclosure track on uneven pace in US
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Nevada foreclosure rate 5th in nation in August
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There's A NEW Worst State For Foreclosures
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Fewer Americans underwater, but housing remains fragile: Obama Scorecard
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More than 1 million HAMP mods canceled
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Pushing Back On Eminent Domain
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The Wealthy Get Help from US to Buy Homes
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Southern California Home Prices Hit 4-Year High
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800,000 Foreclosures Were Unnecessary
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Will Fed's Mortgage Buying Juice the Housing Recovery?
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Trulia: Buying a home is 45% cheaper than renting
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Mortgages – Life After Bankruptcy
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CA: 11 indicted in bogus loan modification scam
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Corporate Governance:

When the Board Faces Bankruptcy
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The Delaware Court of Chancery Speaks by Transcript
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Fashion:

Betsey's Back From Bankruptcy --- Forgets Troubles with Crazy Glittery Bash
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Food/Beverage:

Beef Products Inc. sues ABC News for defamation over 'pink slime' --- Lawyers: 'Pink slime' lawsuit an uphill climb
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Autos:

The Bailout Truth Squad throws a flag
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CAW Workers Prepare for Strike
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Lehman:

Lehman Brokerage Trustee Fires Back at Elliott over Paybacks
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Brokers:

CME reopens claims process for MF Global customers
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What's Next for Disgraced Former MF Global Chief Jon Corzine?
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Full CFTC filing on Peregrine trustee's distribution plan
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Judge: Peregrine CEO should be released from jail
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Plea: Peregrine CEO can't profit from fraud story --- Plea deal would make Wasendorf a virtual debt slave --- Uncle Sam owns CEO's future profits
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Video Games:

Report: Ex-gov takes responsibility for 38 Studios
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Alternative Energy:

Valence Technology Secures Debtor-in-Possession Credit Facility
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Consultants:

Bruce Buchanan Joins PwC's Business Recovery Services
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Banking:

What Chase's Dimon Complains About Now
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28% of US households conduct "financial transactions outside the mainstream banking system"
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Corporate Reform:

IMF: How Much Financial Regs Will Cost US
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They Jail Antique Dealers, So Why Not LBO Artists?
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Fuel Containers:

Canadian company buys closed Miami, OK, gas can plant; plans to bring jobs
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (28 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (17 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

(1)- (2)- (3)- (4)- (5)- (6)- (7)- (8)- (9)- (10)
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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

Rochelle on ResCap-Ally, Piccadilly, Omega Navigation: Audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Sales:

Challenging a bankruptcy sale: you snooze, you lose
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Due Process:

When Single Publication Notice Is Sufficient – and When It’s Not
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Litigation:

Privilege, With Some Texas Hot Sauce
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Bankruptcy lawsuit may end after 43 years
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Hollywood:

Digital Domain Says Studios “Freaking Out”; Gets OK On September 21 Auction --- Ender's Game film producers seek assurances
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Marvel's Alonso to studios: Support Digital Domain
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Hologram IPO Holds Lesson for Investors
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Digital Domain reaches funding agreement with lenders
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Digital Domain tried to sell prime West Palm Beach land before bankruptcy
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Celebs:

Dan Marino Loses $13 Million On Company Gone Bankrupt
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Al Bell Wins Court Battle For Rights To '90s Hits
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Oscar Robertson faces tax foreclosure
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Ponzi Asset Hunt Eyes Screech
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Retailing:

Neiman shoppers not feeling the pain
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Art:

Calif. art work emerges from Solyndra's bankruptcy
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Education:

Report: It's Better to Be a Poor Student in Almost Any Rich Country but the U.S.
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Annals of New York private schools, Avenues edition
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Paper:

Catalyst Paper announces successful completion of reorganization
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Distressed Investing:

More private equity funds target distressed firms
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UK:

JJB Sports says in talks with suitors
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EU:

European Ministers Debate Bailouts
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Euro ministers to discuss options for Greece, but Dutch finance minister rules out more money
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Euro Zone Epicenter of ‘Worst Crisis Since WWII’: Trichet
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PIIGS:

IMF Sees Third Bailout For Greece --- Greece Denies --- Jobless figures continue to rise --- Greece prepares to lease 40 uninhabited islands to cut debt
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ie: Shatter takes aim at 'diamond bazooka' engagement rings
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Spain Urged to Clarify Aid Needs at Euro Zone Meeting
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Canada:

Critical suppliers: court re-confirms the law regarding payment of pre-filing obligations
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Puratone files for bankruptcy protection
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Germany:

Germans Now Fear Poverty in Retirement
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Japan:

Japan's Finance Minister Hangs Himself On World Suicide Prevention Day
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Japan aims to abandon nuclear power by 2030s
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MENA:

US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker --- A group of rightwing extremists aimed to destabilize post-Mubarak Egypt and roil US politicians. They got their wish
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4 Suspects Held in Sept. 11 Attack on US Consulate in Which American Ambassador to Libya Died
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US Had 48 Hours Advance Notice on Embassy Attack? --- State Department Denies
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Protesters Storm US Embassy in Yemen
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Fourth bank joins bid for Dubai Group repayments
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Jamaica:

Protection from creditors, failure without stigma drive insolvency reform
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