January 16, 2018

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Law:

Ogletree Deakins Sued in $300M Gender Discrimination Suit
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Saul Ewing Promotes Del. Bankruptcy Attorney to Partnership
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M&A Lawyers Lick Their Chops as Corporate Cash Piles Up
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Bradley Arant Names New Bankruptcy Partner
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The Law Firm Disrupted: PwC Will Take Your Client's Call Now
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4 Ways Law Firms Could Game the New Tax Law (But Probably Shouldn't)
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Will Law Firm Partners In L.A. & NYC Move To Their Firms' Houston Or Miami Offices Because Of The New Tax Law?
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It's the Kodak moment for law firms
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Changing The Face Of Law
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Lawyers Who Cried at Work - It Could Have Been Worse
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Judge Metes Out Punishment to Xarelto Attorneys Over Courtroom Photos, Use of '#killinnazis' Hashtag
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Declining productivity costs law firms an average of more than $74K per lawyer, report says Law firms face declining productivity but must resist return to failed strategies
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From Big Law to Fake Lashes, Ex-Kirkland Partner Tries Hand at New Biz
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UC Irvine’s Richardson is the only woman of color serving as dean at a top 30 law school
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The Latest on Third-Party Litigation Financing
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Earning Trust in Contract Negotiations
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Quinn Emanuel - Plum First Job for Young Associates
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Dentons - Rapid Growth Via Mergers & Employee Discontent
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Dentons discriminated against mother
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Lawyers and Digital Networking
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For Law Profs, Beware the Perils of Twitter
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Why Stress Isn’t Necessary
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The Key To Success Is Not Talent Or Hard Work, But Instead Pruning Your Tasks And Excelling In What's Left On Your Plate
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In-house lawyers berate lack of diversity
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An Einstein For The Subway? A Lawyer — 'B' Student At BU Law School — Suggests A ‘Genius’ Fix
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Your Vacation Will Not Be As Relaxing As You Imagine It Will Be
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When UPL accusations against lawyer paraprofessionals are just protectionism
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When Jews came from ‘s-------’ countries Trump declares that a deal to protect immigrant 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead,' and faults Democrats Trump says 'I'm not a racist' and keeps door open for a possible DACA deal Trump denies he called countries s--------, rejects senators’ DACA deal Trump repeatedly used 's-------' to describe African countries, Sen. Dick Durbin says Dick Durbin throws down gauntlet and demands Trump release tapes of Africa slur: ‘I know what happened’ Graham: My Memory Hasn't Evolved Jeff Bezos just donated $33 million in college scholarships for 'dreamers' How US Immigration Has Changed: A History DACA recipients can apply for renewal Trump: Democrats 'don't really wan't' DACA, they just want to take 'money away from our military' Lived in US for Thirty Years: 39 Year Old Father Deported to Mexico
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DHS Secretary: Expect more immigration raids on businesses
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The most conservative congressmen are going all-out to fight for Trump against Mueller and the Russia probe Trump Lawyers to Continue Talks With Mueller on Interview Meet Sergey Kislyak — the longtime Russian diplomat at the center of the FBI's Russia investigation who may be a KGB spy It's 1973 all over again — a cover up, a special prosecutor, and possible existence of tapes that could sink a president Congress: Bannon to Testify GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight
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Jamie Lee Curtis Validates Dushku's Abuse The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari Aziz Ansari denies assault after accusation from woman he went on a date with Steven Seagal denies Bond girl assault Conde Nast drops Weber and Testino over misconduct allegations Olympic Champ Simone Biles Says She Was Abused By Team Doctor
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Suspended lawyer jailed for failing to pay sanction
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‘Bedbug Lawyer’ Gets Huge Verdict On Behalf Of Clients
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That Time They Gave Me This Ferrari At A Tech Show
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Lawyer’s Pleadings Are So Bad That Judge Orders Future Filings Must Be Reviewed By English Teacher
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The Legally Themed Instagram Feed Every Attorney Needs Right Now
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Megyn Kelly Wanted To Be Fat-Shamed During Law School
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Las Vegas Shooting: Unsealed documents reveal new details
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Racist man harasses train passengers with a flood of profanities
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NY Woman Poisoned Her Former Boss And His Wife
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California parents charged with torture after 13 siblings found chained in a house California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors Turpins: The 'happy family' at centre of torture allegations
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'Black Widow' on trial for poisoning elderly suitors
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Drinking and droning is now illegal in New Jersey
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Harvard Sororities Defy Ban On Single-Gender Groups
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Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless
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Student Evades Muggers by Jumping in Front of Car: ‘It’s Better Than Being Shot’
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Awkward: Arpaio Learns on TV that Accepting Trump's Pardon was Legal Confession
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Oh, Good, Another “Official State Bible” Law
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“How To Kill Someone And Not Get Caught”
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Judges:

BK WD TX: San Antonio and Waco Closed For Weather
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After Kozinski Scandal, Federal Judiciary to Review Courthouse Conduct Rules
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Ohio judge resigns after being accused of stealing cash from home of dead client
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Workplace Lawyers Race Against the Trump Clock - Litigators are settling more cases as labor agencies and federal courts fill up with business friendly appointees
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Court Declares a "Settlement Week" to Clear Old Caseload
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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up Challenge to Constitutionality of SEC ALJs’ Appointment
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New Book on Scalia Bares Turbulent - and Good Times With the Justice
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Justice Scalia Was Apparently Huge Fan Of Donald Trump’s White House Bid
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500 Days Without A Decision And Judge Tells Lawyers To Wait Longer
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In the Persona of His Toyota, Texas High Court Judge Tweets Away
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Wall Street:

Dow on track for 200-point jump, putting 26,000 within reach
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Dow futures rise, setting up blue-chip stocks to blast out record after holiday
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Stocks surge to record close, have best start to a year since 2003
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Markets risk a ‘brutal’ fall as they ignore the Fed’s latest warning shot
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Why Bridgewater billionaire Ray Dalio thinks political conflict, not economics, will drive markets
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Markets risk a ‘brutal’ fall as they ignore the Fed’s latest warning shot
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Layoffs:

Wal-Mart to take charge against earnings associated with Sam’s Club closures; 10,000 jobs cut
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Walmart Firing Thousands of Co-Managers
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Wi-Fi startup Eero lays off 30 employees
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UK state contractor collapses, putting 43000 jobs at risk
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Hauppauge health-services firm with 42 employees to close
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Hearst announces 145 layoffs
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Wells Fargo plans to close 800 more branches by 2020
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State Farm leaving Tacoma in 2018. Hundreds face layoffs
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Hundreds of Red Robin layoffs show how minimum wage hikes put millennial jobs at risk
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American Greetings plans 150 layoffs
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CB&I plans layoff of 163 workers
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Kirby Plant closing, laying off 100 workers
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Politics:

As shutdown looms, GOP party leaders lose touch with their base
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GOP Strategists Believe Congress is Lost JPMorgan Chase's Dimon walks back Trump one-term prediction, says Dems don't have a deep 2020 bench
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Trump's nightmare
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Flake to invoke Stalin in speech on Trump's anti-media attacks
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Romney is Running for the Senate Romney: Trump comments "antithetical to American values"
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Trump Is Not Afraid of Facing Sanders in 2020
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New report shows Trump embroiled in 'unprecedented conflicts of interest' Foreign Regimes Spending Big at Trump Hotels Panama Votes to Boot Trump Hotels Out Of Country
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The Beginning of the End of the Trump Empire
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White Racial Resentment Growing for Decades
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Trump Thought Only Black People Were on Welfare
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Trump follows through on dozens of campaign promises in first year
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Poll: GOP satisfaction with U.S. direction highest in 10 years
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US politicians react harshly to Trump's reported 's-------' comments Former RNC chairman: Trump is racist Norwegians: Thanks but We'll Stay Home A day later, Lindsey Graham breaks public silence on Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks Pence Quiet After Trump's "Shithole" Comments DHS Secretary: "Don't recall" Who can and can't recall what Trump said in immigration meeting 2 GOP senators cast doubt on Trump's inflammatory remark about immigrants, but Graham won't defend Trump’s Immigration Remarks Outrage Many, but Others Quietly Agree Norway was once the kind of country Trump might’ve spit on. Now its people don’t even want to come here. A Century-Old Argument About Who's Allowed in America Trump escalates feud by blasting "Dicky Durbin" Dick Durbin: I "stand behind every word I said" on Trump
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Guess Who Paid Off a P--- Star Last Year? Steve Bannon suggests Trump's lawyer 'took care' of 'a hundred' women during the presidential campaign
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US ambassador resigns, saying he can no longer work with Trump
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Trump attacks Wall Street Journal as 'fake news' Trump Picks a Fight with the WSJ
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Top North Korea expert makes the case for the US bombing . . . Kim Jong Un's personal toilet
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Wall Street Journal gets shamed by its former reporter for pushing bogus info to discredit Trump dossier Fusion GPS testimony on infamous dossier shines new light on Trump's perilous financial ties
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Trump criticism dominates Chuck Grassley town meeting in rural Iowa where Trump won by 65%
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New Trump policy could strengthen role of nuclear weapons Trump Making Nuclear War More Likely
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Impeachment, 25th Amendment Not Needed
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Marijuana:

Even Jeff Sessions' home state of Alabama supports legal weed
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Aviation:

Stranded Russian Jets in Mexican Hangars Haunt Troubled Airline
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Entertainment:

Bidder for the Weinstein Company says bankruptcy may be best option
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Pharma

Teva's Debt Cut to Junk by Moody's, Adding to Drugmaker's Woes
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Pharma's accounting games
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Economy:

Markets getting increasingly comfortable with more rate hikes this year This Year Looks Different for U.S. Inflation as Wall St. Braces
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Goldman: "Recession Risk is Low … For Now"
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Only 1 sector has experienced real earnings gains in the past 12 months
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2-year Treasury yield tops 2% for the first time since 2008 as inflation rises
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Key Measures Show Inflation Increased in December
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The Fed Official Most Afraid of Asset Bubbles
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A Startling Shift in Economic Demographics
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U.S. 2-Year Yield Tops 2% for First Time Since Financial Crisis
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Citigroup plans to boost pay this year to address inequality among female and minority workers
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Trump economy's sustained growth pace unlike anything seen in 13 years
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Government-shutdown deadline looms with Congress still stymied GOP Leaders Face Tough Shutdown Deadline
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US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months CPI rises 0.1% in December mostly on higher housing costs
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US business inventories rise in November
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US retail sales rise, while core sales are revised sharply higher
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Fed's Kaplan warns of unemployment 'overshoot' that could lead to a recession
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Corporations may dodge billions in US taxes through new loophole JPMorgan’s profit slides 37%, hurt by tax-bill charges PNC profit boosted by one-time gain from tax bill The Catch in That $1,000 Walmart Tax Bonus Is the Trump tax cut good or bad for the middle class? Don't be fooled. Wall Street, not Main Street, is the big tax winner Corporate Tax Reform Favors Domestic Production, Not US Multinationals Fiat Chrysler to Invest $1 Billion, Pay Bonus After Tax Cut China's Dagong cuts U.S. rating after tax reforms Trump Administration Opts For Speed Over Accuracy In Implementing New Tax Law Apple Could Get A $4 Billion Boost From Tax-Law Quirk
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The U.S. Budget Deficit Is Widening Even Before Tax Cuts Are Factored In
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Ryan Throws in Towel on Entitlement Reform
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Who Will Profit Off the Next Crash?
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Economic Inequality Is About To Get Even Worse
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Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?
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GM executives defend NAFTA, Mexican truck plant Fiat Chrysler CEO warns consumers could 'pay the price' if NAFTA unravels Auto Industry to Trump: Leave NAFTA Alone
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Trump's going to Davos where 'America First' will be his buzzword NAFTA Trio to Gather in Davos as Negotiations Resume in Canada NAFTA's Chapter 11 dispute mechanism too costly for Canada at $314M, says report
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Will the Chinese Buy Fiat Chrysler? Fiat Chrysler: We're Not Selling Our Brands Marchionne on the Future of Cars Marchionne’s Stark Farewell Message to Carmakers: Adapt or Die
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The Trump-GOP tax plan is going to hurt Mexico, says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Trump Extends NAFTA Negotiation Deadline Fitch: NAFTA Could Collapse Within a Week
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Treasury Secretary calls debt limit process "somewhat ridiculous"
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How people really live
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U.S. Retail Sales End 2017 on Solid Footing
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Map: All of the World’s Borders by Age
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'This is a magic moment:' Here's Jeff Gundlach's full presentation on markets and the economy in 2018
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US Military Quietly Preparing for War With North Korea
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Trump earns 'high marks' from UBS for his economic policies
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Sorry America, Norway ranks No. 1 for ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’
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Trump trade barriers are one of the ‘biggest risks’ in 2018, analyst says
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U.S. and China Prepare for Trade Clash of the Titans
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EU: Trump is Losing on Trade
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How the Economic Machine Works, According to Ray Dalio
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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight
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Basic income experts predict an important milestone for free money in 2018
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US Debt Clock
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World Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Will Sunnyslope Bankruptcy Case Put the Brakes on LA’s Affordable Housing Scams?
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A Bad Start on Reforming Fannie and Freddie
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Former owner of foreclosure rescue business admits to stealing borrowers’ homes, equity
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Municipalities:

Puerto Rico is taking a big step toward revamping how it gets power — and it could be a model for the rest of the US
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Let's not forget our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico
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How to Stop Puerto Rico's Death Spiral
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Puerto Rico energy authority investigates dozens of post-Maria bribery cases Corruption delays Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery
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Puerto Rican governor slams government; says aid inadequate
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Puerto Rico's Largest Newspaper Runs Column Blaming Jews for Hurricane Maria Aftermath
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Trump's Latest Vulgar Comments Cast Shadow Over Legislative Agenda
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Puerto Rico's lingering calamity
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Report: Suicide In Puerto Rico Increases
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10 American cities that have fallen into decline
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Michigan's bill for Flint water crisis attorneys rises above $20 million
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Oil/Gas:

EXCO Resources, Inc. Files Voluntary Petitions for Chapter 11 Reorganization to Facilitate Financial Restructuring EXCO Resources, Inc. Operating in the Ordinary Course During Chapter 11 Restructuring Process Petition
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Oil services group CGG issues bullish update, shares rise
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Here's what the world was like last time a barrel of oil cost this much
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Oil Briefly Reaches $70 as Buoyant Global Economy Bolsters Demand Hot Money is Pushing Oil to $70 Oil dips away from 2014 highs on rising US rig count Rig count leaps 15, largest increase in 8 months Total US oil rigs were up 10 to 752 this week
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Oil Trades Near Three-Year High Amid Bullish Hedge Fund Bets
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The Trump Administration Keeps Trying to Sell Federal Land for Oil Drilling. But Nobody Wants It
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Retailing:

Under-the-radar store closures are leaving big gaps and putting more malls at risk
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Lands' End to stop 'relying on Sears'
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Supreme Court to rule whether e-retailers pay state sales tax
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Bon-Ton bankruptcy could reportedly be 'imminent' Creditors of Carson's parent Bon-Ton said to propose bankruptcy within weeks Bon-Ton Creditors May Propose Bankruptcy Within Weeks
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Closing of 63 Sam’s Club stores has big implications for small business
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9 Fashion Retailers On Life Support
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Why Steinhoff Could Be Next Enron
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Strongest holiday sales since Great Recession, up 5.5%, topping industry's forecast Holiday retail sales: A case of haves, have-nots
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Walmart's timing is 'ridiculous,' 'there's no strategy here,' says brand analyst Walmart's bonuses: Here's what workers will receive Walmart is reportedly planning to cut over 1,000 corporate jobs The Real Reason Walmart Raised Its Minimum Wage The Real Reason for Walmart’s Wage Hike
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15 companies that are defying the retail meltdown by opening hundreds of new stores
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Marijuana:

Jeff Sessions just made it even harder for California's legal marijuana businesses to find a place to put their cash
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Gambling:

Cal Neva Resort & Casino acquired by investment firm for $35.8 million
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Nuclear:

SCANA faces bankruptcy without $14.6B deal: Dominion
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Westinghouse pushes for breakup fees for its acquirer and fights against a huge claim by the bank funding its bankruptcy
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Media:

Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt
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Electricity:

New Delaware Chapter 11 Filing – First River Energy LLC
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Student Debt:

Education Dept. awards debt-collection contract to company with ties to DeVos
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New Analysis of Student Loan Default Data
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More senior citizens have student loan debt
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud Where Creditors Paid 100%
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Tech:

If GoPro Can't Find A Buyer Soon, Their Founder Stands To Lose A Ton Of Money
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Accounting:

Third of accountants suffer from poor mental health
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Awards:

Law360 Names Bankruptcy Practice Groups of the Year
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Telecoms:

The Senate’s push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality now has 50 votes, Democrats say
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Corporate Reform:

Court Says Mulvaney Can Lead CFPB, but Legal Fight Continues
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Healthcare:

Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates
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Kentucky Becomes First State to Impose Medicaid Work Rules Kentucky's health care microcosm
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The Perfect Storm Behind This Year's Nasty Flu Season
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Millions More Americans Again Uninsured
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$32,093: The Cost of Giving Birth in America
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Suppressing a sneeze dangerous, doctors warn
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Think Flu Season is Bad? It Might Get Even Worse
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Apparel:

No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore
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Solar:

Solar Companies, Workers Brace For Trump Verdict On China Import Tariffs
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Banking:

Bank Failures by Year
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

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Discharge:

SCOTUS Grants Cert To Decide "Whether (and, if so, when) a statement concerning a specific asset can be a 'statement respecting the debtor's ... financial condition' within Section 523(a)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code" Supreme Court to Weigh into Clash Over Bankruptcy Code High court to review law firm's debt discharge challenge
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Venue:

Sens. Warren, Cornyn sponsor bill requiring corporations to file for bankruptcy in local districts
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Goodbye Delaware and New York? Senate Bill Introduced That Could Significantly Impact Venue of Bankruptcy Cases
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Elizabeth Warren vs. the Bankruptcy Bar
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Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act Seeks to Limit Districts Where Debtors May File
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Ch. 13:

BK CD CA: More Comments from Aki re New Chapter 13 Plan Form
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Estoppel:

Fla. App. Court (4th DCA) Holds Trial Court Improperly Applied Federal Judicial Estoppel Rule to Undisclosed Assets in Bankruptcy
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Tax:

A Swiss Banker Helped Americans Dodge Taxes. Was It A Crime?
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Magazines:

Penthouse magazine parent files for bankruptcy protection Penthouse Magazine Publisher Files Bankruptcy a Third Time
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Sedgwick Among Law Firms Feeling Exposed in Penthouse Bankruptcy
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Currency:

Desperate to get into bitcoin, investors slip into debt
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One of the Biggest Crypto Exchanges Goes Dark and Users Are Getting Nervous
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Bitcoin Bubble Bad Omen for US Economy
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Bitcoin tumbles to 6-week low as top cryptocurrencies all sell off Bitcoin price drops 10 percent in an hour, falling below $12,000 to a six-week low The top 10 cryptocurrencies are all plunging in a big sell-off Bitcoin plunges as countries crack down on cryptocurrency trading
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Dean of Wall Street Lawyers Sees Sweeping Bitcoin Regulation Coming
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Can Hedge Funds Handle a Bitcoin Bust?
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Cryptocurrencies Could Trigger Meltdown
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Celebs:

What former NFL star Terrell Owens learned from going through $80 million
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Ex-billionaire Tim Blixseth reaches deal with creditors Yellowstone Club founder agrees to $3M settlement with creditors
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Cybersecurity:

Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
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Weather:

Dead Toll Climbs from California Mudslides
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Travel:

TSA: PreCheck lines might be longer by 2019
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Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway
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A frequent traveler asks every hotel he stays in for a 'unique drawing of Godzilla' upon arrival — and it proves what you can get away with if you just ask
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Cops: Couple Put Cat Inside Checked Luggage
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History:

Warren Buffett: Martin Luther King Jr. gave ‘one of the most inspiring speeches I’ve ever heard’ Dr. King’s ‘Two Americas’ truer now than ever: Bill Moyers Our day of reckoning Martin Luther King stood up for more than love Martin Luther King Jr.’s scorn for ‘white moderates’ in his Birmingham jail letter The radicalism of Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolent resistance Here are 9 MLK quotes you won't hear mainstream media cite If Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, politicians would denounce him Fox News runs article blasting racism protests as too ‘political’ for King Day Here’s what the FBI had on Martin Luther King, Jr. Trump spends MLK Jr. Day golfing Past Presidents Volunteered On MLK Day Trump administration commemorates MLK Day The contentious history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in photos MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments Trump MLK Day address: Don't judge people by 'how they look or where they come from' 42% of U.S. employers to close for MLK Day Martin Luther King Day Is Now More Popular Than Presidents Day
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Food/Beverage:

GOP Plan to Stiff Your Waitress
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Thousand of Restaurants may close after Min. Wage Hike
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Newspapers:

Herald salaries made public in bankruptcy filing
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UK:

Britain's Carillion collapses after banks pull the plug Carillion: PwC appointed as special managers – what happens now? Carillion collapses, forcing government to step in Carillion asked Government for £20 million lifeline to stave off collapse Carillion Not Alone in Hitting Problems Small firms in supply chain could lay off thousands of workers as they join queue of creditors Carillion: Support for small firms ends in 48 hours Private sector pay will be suspended as creditors' future uncertain Carillion to go into liquidation after Government refuses taxpayer bail-out Ministers meet as small firms warn over losses Carillion collapse: Ministers under pressure over taxpayer bill after admitting to unknown 'insolvency costs' 'Taxpayers can't bail out private companies': Government defends handling of Carillion collapse Carillion collapse is UK outsourcing stress test The deconstruction of Carillion Ministers dismissed warnings on failing firm Carillion The Lessons of Carillion's Demise Carillion Banks Lead Losers as $2.2 Billion Debts Crush Firm Construction firm with 43,000 employees collapses Scottish jobs fears following Carillion collapse Carillion fallout: 'They've literally locked the gate' Carillion collapse hits banks and investors, boosts short sellers Collapse of UK Construction Giant Rattles the Government Carillion's Collapse Could Affect Companies From Madrid to Texas Carillion enters into liquidation putting thousands of jobs at risk What You Need To Know About the Collapse of Carillion, a UK Construction Giant Carillion: The company entrenched in public life The collapse of Carillion lays bare the reality of what is really happening to public services Tory government faces furious demands for an inquiry into why it gave stricken Carillion £1.6billion in contracts Government attacked as Carillion collapse leaves tens of thousands of jobs at risk and banks nursing £2bn hit The Political Destruction Left Behind After Carillion's Collapse Questions raised over the Government's decision to award contracts to Carillion - despite a number of profit warnings UK government seeks to limit damage after Carillion collapses Counting the political and financial cost of Carillion's collapse I'm not surprised by Carillion's failure – companies like this shouldn't exist Carillion workers' petrol cards rejected as 'brutal reality' dawns What went wrong with Carillion and where does it go from here? Carillion's 'highly inappropriate' pay packets criticized Fury at £1m-a-year Carillion fat cats who changed the rules so they could keep their huge bonuses Carillion collapse: Partners in a scramble to cushion blow of failure Carillion collapse: will pensions still be paid? Rivals circle for contracts from collapsed Carillion Carillion liquidation: Who is chairman Philip Green and what will happen to company pensions? FRC monitoring Carillion auditors and accountants Carillion liquidation places doubts over services in hundreds of schools Carillion collapse could cause supply chain woes Carillion crisis: Creditors due to hold Whitehall talks Carillion's Demise Shines a Light on U.K. Pensions Shortfall
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Magic circle firms centre stage as Carillion holds talks with lenders to stave off collapse
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US ambassador in London contradicted just about everything Trump said about the new embassy Explaining the London Embassy Move Trump's Lame Excuse for Avoiding London
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Tax debt liquidations on the rise
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Value of UK fraud hits 15-year high
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Mid-sized businesses fear Brexit fallout
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Debt Is a Problem for a Quarter of the Poorest U.K. Households
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Only 600 U.K. Companies Have Publicly Revealed Their Pay-Gap Figures
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Rebrand for insolvency firm after merger Insolvency practices merge to boost expansion and client service.
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British banks have almost recovered from the crisis — and it could end the UK's lost decade of productivity growth
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Boris Johnson says his £350 million a week Brexit claim was an 'underestimate'
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EU:

A 'hard Brexit' could cost the EU £99 billion by 2020
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PIIGS:

Greece's Parliament Votes on Another Bailout Reform Package Greece Adopts New Austerity Measures to Placate Creditors
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Strikes hit Greece over move to curb industrial action
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Greece Inches Closer to Ending Bailout Regime
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Canada:

Collapse of UK's Carillion puts Canadian workers' future in doubt 6000 Canadian jobs in limbo Canadian projects adjust as UK's Carillion enters bankruptcy
(DBN)

Two professors join Western University
(DBN)

Staggering share of Canadians fear bankruptcy if interest rates rise
(DBN)

33% of All Canadians Can't Cover Their Bills 25% of British Columbians can't cover their monthly bills: debt poll Nearly half of Albertans say they're $200 away from not being able to pay their bills
(DBN)

Sears Canada shutters final stores
(DBN)

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MENA:

Will Carillion bankruptcy hit projects in UAE? Why Carillion bankruptcy won't affect UAE projects
(DBN)

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India:

Insolvency ordinance: A boon or a bane?
(DBN)

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Germany:

German Niki administrator says still plans sale to IAG Austrian court deals further blow to planned Niki sale to IAG Legal challenge delays sale of Niki to IAG Ryanair wants to buy parts of Austrian airline Niki After spat, Niki's German administrator says to work closely with Austrian peer BA owner IAG hopeful that it can complete Niki acquisition promptly
(DBN)

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Brazil:

Oi saga prompts Brazil to rethink bankruptcy law
(DBN)

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Venezuela:

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt
(DBN)

Deterring Holdout Creditors in a Restructuring of PDVSA Bonds and Promissory Notes
(DBN)

Venezuela Is In A 'Limbo Default'
(DBN)

Is Venezuela’s Oil Industry Bouncing Back?
(DBN)

Venezuela May Or May Not Be In Default, But Is Definitely Not Paying Its Bills Anymore
(DBN)

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China:

The Global Economy Has China's Back as It Confronts Debt Demons
(DBN)

Foreigners cannot dodge legal sanctions when defaulting on payments and loans in China
(DBN)

Xi Jinping’s Debt Clampdown Has Left a Trail of Dead Projects
(DBN)

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Russia:

Russian court confirms Transaero owes $177.6 mln to Irish companies
(DBN)

U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class
(DBN)

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South Africa:

South Africa Moves to Freeze McKinsey, Gupta-Linked Assets
(DBN)

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