October 20, 2015

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Law:

Jury in Dewey case ‘hopelessly deadlocked’ after 22 days; judge declares mistrial Dewey Mistrial! Marathon Dewey Case Ends in Mistrial Mistrial Is Declared in Dewey & LeBoeuf Case Dewey & LeBoeuf Case Ends With Hung Jury as Mistrial Declared Manhattan D.A. Talking Dewey Retrial Retrial, Plea Deals What Comes Next in the Dewey Case?
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Legal Industry Learns From Dewey's Mistakes
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Legal Industry Reacts to Dewey Mistrial
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Dewey & LeBoeuf, Good Riddance
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Layoff Watch: World’s Largest Law Firm Culls Its Herd Dentons cuts ‘a very small number of administrative positions’ after US merger
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NY To $190K! Which Firm May Be Raising First-Year Salaries?
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Sheppard Mullin Doesn’t Have New Bonuses, They Just Have A Weird Measure Of Time
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Bryan Cave Names New Bankruptcy Partner
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Top Legal Trends in 2015, Predictions for 2016
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Document Automation: Using Technology to Improve Your Practice
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Ten Tips for Persuasive Oral Argument
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How to Preserve the Record to Win at Trial or on Appeal
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Words I Never Need To Hear Again
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Bankruptcy Lawyer: 5 Ways For Lawyers To Beat Insomnia
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Saudi Arabia Biglaw Office Produces A-Team Parody Video And It’s Glorious
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Former Law Professor Banned From Campus
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Dersh Deposed: Alan Dershowitz Accuses Former Federal Judge Of Billion-Dollar Extortion Scheme
(DBN)

The ultimate dad's guide to clever work-life balance hacks
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When Will Lawyers Actually Start Using New Tech? Conversation With Hire An Esquire’s Jules Miller
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9 speaking habits that will make you sound smarter
(DBN)

How to act less stupid, according to psychologists
(DBN)

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20
(DBN)

The Tablet’s Appeal
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The Apple Watch
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Stop skating by on minimal sleep — these are the scary side effects of running on fumes
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Amazon sues hundreds for writing fake reviews
(DBN)

Chicago Police Disappeared 7,000 People
(DBN)

2nd Circuit upholds bans on semi-automatic weapons enacted after Sandy Hook shootings
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Suspended lawyer is accused of p-----------
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The most shocking allegations in a $1 billion lawsuit against America's second-largest school district
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2 deputies and nurse acquitted of manslaughter in death of inmate strapped to chair and shocked
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Man Busted For Wiping B--- With Summons
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Chicago is going to pay gun owners $100 each to turn in their guns
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Saudi Prince avoids felony charges in assault case in Beverly Hills
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Judges:

The Most Explicit Ruth Bader Ginsburg Joke You’ll Ever Want To Hear
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Transitioning from Judge to Advocate
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Wall Street:

Stock futures slip
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Global shares sputter on Morgan Stanley results; oil drops
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Morgan Stanley Misses Estimates on Drop in Bond Trading Revenue
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How the Goldman Sachs analysts who got fired were cheating
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Global economy fears are rocking Asian markets
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The stock market’s latest enemy: Washington, D.C.
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Layoffs:

Forest Park Medical Center closure cost well over 100 health care jobs
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CSX mails notice to state: 277 layoffs at Erwin Terminal
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Struggling Daiichi plots another 1,000-plus job cuts in U.S.
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Reports: TD starts layoffs as cost-cutting measure
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Healthcare:

UMC, Children's file bankruptcy settlement
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Objections to Children’s bankruptcy settlement
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Court OKs CW Williams Community Health Center plan
(DBN)

Hutcheson Medical Center Cutting Some Services
(DBN)

Colorado health insurer challenges insolvency ruling
(DBN)

Millennium Health Ends DOJ Probe, Said to Prepare for Bankruptcy
(DBN)

I thought people should shop more for health care. Then I actually tried it.
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Motorcycles:

Apple car project and staff poaching blamed for bankruptcy of electric motorbike maker
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Retailing:

American Apparel Maps Survival Plan
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American Apparel Bankruptcy Deal: Sr Creditors Own Firm
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Target will now give you store credit for used clothes
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Amazon is hiring 100,000 staff for the holidays
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The Dismal State of US Retail Earnings
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Banking:

Why banks are telling companies their cash isn’t needed
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Big banks are slashing compensation bills and that spells bad news for bonuses
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Deutsche Bank’s $6 billion ‘fat finger’ mistake
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Finance:

Leveraged Loan Investors Demand Steepest Discount Since 2011
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Economy:

About those blockbuster jobs reports: They're over
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Wall Street is consistently wrong about Fed’s intent
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Expectations for Income Growth and Household Spending Decline in September
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Honeywell CEO: 'This feels a lot different than it did in 2001 or 2008'
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Fed's Williams sees rate rises appropriate in 'near future'
(DBN)

You thought the wage gap was bad? Consider this
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Treasury-Bill Rate Hits Seven-Month High as Debt Ceiling Looms
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The House's Harebrained Debt Ceiling Fix
(DBN)

No, the US will not default on its debt, no matter what
(DBN)

Therapy for the 1%: Why it’s not easy being rich
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US Debt Clock
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Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

Homebuilder Confidence Reaches Decade High on U.S. Sales Outlook Builder Confidence at 64 in October, Highest in 10 Years
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Florida Bankruptcy Court Holds Debtor Who 'Surrenders' Property in BK Cannot Impede Foreclosure
(DBN)

Boomers are feeling squeezed by the rise in rents
(DBN)

Southern California home prices inch down in September
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Lawler: Preliminary Table of Distressed Sales and Cash buyers for Selected Cities in September
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Need a Home Mortgage? Fannie Says Forget the Pay Stubs
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Lenders want to lend, but is it safe?
(DBN)

Hedge Funds are Bringing Back Everyone's Least Favorite Toxic Investment
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Stegman: White House will not consider recap and release of GSEs
(DBN)

MBA predicts mortgage lending will shrink next year
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Municipalities:

First Circuit Decision Fails to Relieve Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
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Puerto Rico Creditors Said to Hire Greenhill for Water Deal
(DBN)

U.S. Treasury Secretary met with Puerto Rico interest groups
(DBN)

U.S. initiatives could help Puerto Rico's fiscal recovery and debt restructuring
(DBN)

Michigan governor readies legislation to fix Detroit schools Governor Snyder Faces Uphill Battle for Detroit Schools' Rescue Plan
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Central Coventry Fire District: 'State left us as a train wreck'
(DBN)

San Bernardino Judge Wants Look at Pension Costs
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Oil/Gas:

Oil steadies but focus still on oversupply Oil down about four percent; gasoline drop adds to China, Iran worries Oil Prices Still Not Low Enough To Fix The Markets
(DBN)

Moody's: Oil Back at $70 in 2020
(DBN)

Oil down 3 percent; tumbling gasoline adds to China, Iran worries
(DBN)

Oil borrowing bases cut just 2 percent so far, Jefferies says
(DBN)

Shale Borrowers Buy Time as Banks Go Easy on Credit Line Cuts
(DBN)

Moody’s joins growing “lower for longer” oil slump consensus
(DBN)

Oil and Gas Companies Brace for Fall Redeterminations
(DBN)

Through third quarter, Halliburton cut one-fifth of jobs worldwide
(DBN)

Nobody knows exactly how many oil jobs have been lost in Houston
(DBN)

Michael Cuda comments on energy lending
(DBN)

Iran wants oil prices back above $70
(DBN)

Saudi Crude Stocks at Record High Amid Quest to Keep Share
(DBN)

Oil In Transition - What's Next For A Market On Edge?
(DBN)

Endeavour International Compromise Approved, Case Dismissed
(DBN)

Number of North Dakota oil drilling rigs hold steady
(DBN)

Halliburton Revenue Misses On Weak Drilling In North America
(DBN)

Oil Market Showdown: Can Russia Outlast The Saudis?
(DBN)

Weak US Drilling Activity To Weigh Heavily On Baker Hughes' 3Q Earnings
(DBN)

The real reason Arctic drilling is faltering right now — low oil prices
(DBN)

Oil collapse gives U.S. colleges a test on backpedaling donors
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Coal:

Judge Declines to Protect Arch Coal Bond Swap
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Peabody Energy: Blueprint 2, Baby
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A Possible Peabody Energy Bankruptcy Could Be Influenced By Australian Law
(DBN)

Arch Coal debt deal hits roadblock, prompting bankruptcy concerns
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Student Debt:

Unemployed 65-Year-Old Fighting Government For Debt Relief On College Loans For His Kids
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Politics:

All the times Joe Biden was about to decide whether he's running for president Why it would be really hard for Joe Biden to win the Democratic nomination Biden's best argument against Clinton: "I don't consider Republicans enemies" WaPo accidentally publishes Biden candidacy story, abruptly yanks | Report says Biden ready, paper: ‘This file was inadvertently published’
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Bernie Sanders calls Larry David wrong on underwear Bernie Sanders is surging in a fresh batch of new polls
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Oops: Gowdy Releases CIA Informant's Name Benghazi Panel to Grill Clinton About Friend's Business Ties
(DBN)

This week could blow the lid off Congress
(DBN)

Carson Asked for Protection, but.....
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Trump: As president, I could have prevented the 9/11 attacks No matter what Donald Trump says, the next president will inherit a US on the rise Donald Trump just hit a new high-water mark Newest poll: Donald Trump's numbers aren't falling Seriously, Trump Won't Win
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George W. Bush unleashes on Ted Cruz
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Hispanic Catholics will choose next U.S. president
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Distressed Investing:

Gramercy raises more than $500m for distressed debt fund
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Tech:

IBM revenue missed even the most pessimistic estimates
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Fraud:

Madoff Trustee Requests Release of $1.5 Billion from Customer Fund
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Payback: Most Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victims to Get $1M
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (39 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (14 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:

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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Buffalo: Business bankruptcy filings down
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Fitch U.S. ABS Chart of the Month: Personal Bankruptcies Fall
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Q3 2015 sees US corporate bankruptcies plateau
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Surcharge:

California Court Holds Implied Consent Is a Valid Alternative Basis to Surcharge Secured Creditors’ Collateral
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Appeals:

A Judge Lays Down the Law on Writing Appellate Briefs
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Secrets to Effective Electronic Documents in the Appellate Process
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Four Tips for Managing Unfavorable Outcomes on Appeal
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What I Wish I Had Known about Appellate Practice
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Contempt:

Former billionaire appears in court in bid to secure release
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Pharma:

Medicare Sees Striking Increase in Drug Prices
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Food/Beverage:

A&P: Judge to approve sales of more stores
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A&P bankruptcy: Judge wants buyers to hire A&P workers
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Court approves Haggen’s plan for Nov. 9 auction of stores
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How Haggen’s Woes Could Hinder Landlords
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Mining:

Miners are getting smashed by China
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Religion:

Bankruptcy judge frustrated with Gallup Diocese case
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Duluth priest's abuse trial begins
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Student Debt:

The Supreme Court May Weigh In on a Student Debt Battle
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Aviation:

United Airlines named its general counsel CEO while Oscar Munoz goes on medical leave
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Alfa Bank lines up against indebted Transaero airline
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Student Debt:

Obama Administration Tries To Block Bankruptcy Courts From Reducing Education Debt
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The problem isn't student loans - it's the entire higher education system
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Metals:

Century Aluminum: Premium Gone, Insolvency Coming
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Posco Posts Biggest Loss Since at Least '10 as Steel Slumps
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Education:

Obama administration plans executive action on higher education accreditation
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Celebs:

Cosby in crosshairs as Murphy gets Twain prize
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UK:

Britain's steel industry is in meltdown British steel industry could be gone within a year unless David Cameron acts
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Tata Steel announces 1200 job cuts
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Steel Mill's End Puts Upheavals of Modern Britain on View
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Directors in the Twilight Zone: Administ(rate) With Caution
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Insolvency trade body R3 hails figures on corporate rescue
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‘Generation Rent’ fund seeks liquidation after less than a year
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The British government has a plan to stop borrowing money
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PIIGS:

Decision on Greek aid payment seen next week, EU officials say
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Canada:

Besra to file for restructuring in Canada
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'Trudeaumania' takes hold as Canada ousts PM Canada’s 78-day-long national campaign nightmare is over
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Germany:

German producer prices fall more than forecast
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China:

China's Better-Than-Expected GDP Prompts Skepticism From Economists
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China's watchdogs step in to avert Sinosteel bond default
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China's slowdown is killing thousands of steel jobs
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China's New Economy Won't Pack the Same Punch for Global Growth
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Brazil:

Brazil's Economy Is Under Pressure
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Russia:

Russia retreats to autarky as poverty looms
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Iceland:

Iceland moves to nationalize Islandsbanki, on way to lifting capital controls
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Venezuela:

Venezuela Foreign Reserves Fall to 12-Year Low as Payments Loom
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