September 21, 2017

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Law:

PwC to Launch US Law Firm
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Jones Walker Adds Bankruptcy Special Counsel In Miami
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General counsel call on law firms to share the benefits of new artificial intelligence technology
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Weltman & Moskowitz Announces Expansion of its Litigation Practice and Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Group
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Holland & Knight Agrees to Pay $5 Million to Settle Malpractice Suit In Bankruptcy Court
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UK: Squire Patton Boggs is the latest firm to bump associate pay
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NFL Class Counsel Questions Lit Funders' Activity, Hints at Sanctions, Criminal Inquiry
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Law School Bullying Leads To Recent Graduate’s Suicide
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'Really Hard and Intense:' Departing Northwestern Law Dean Says of Competition Among Top Schools
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Faced With Careful Criticism, Law Professor Just Calls His Critics Stupid Advice From A Law Professor On How To Write An Op-Ed
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USD Law Dean Stephen Ferruolo should either resign or issue a public apology...
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After Exits, Kasowitz Names Co-Managing Partners
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Women partners seldom earn top pay at law firms
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Former KWM staff awarded £1m over handling of redundancies by firm in 'clear cut' case
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How To Deal With Clients Who Want You To Discount Your Fee
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How the NCBRC Protects the Integrity of the Bankruptcy System
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Preet Bharara’s First Podcast Tells Tale of Firing by Trump
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Paul Manafort is in serious legal jeopardy, says a former US attorney who prosecuted WTC terrorists Senate intel leaders send a blunt message to Trump team Reported document requests by Mueller indicate Trump’s actions in office are under scrutiny Mueller casts broad net in requesting extensive records from Trump White House Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ on 2016 race to Putin ally Paul Manafort hired to help promote Kurdish independence vote in Iraq that the US opposes Mueller request for records includes Trump’s private talks on Comey and Flynn 10 Things to Hate About Mueller For Trump Aides Caught in Russia Probe, Legal Bills and Paranoia 'I Want Your Papers': New York Daily News channels Uncle Sam in fiery front page on the Russia probe Deputy AG says he may have to recuse himself from Russia probe: report Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled Another potential Mueller honey pot: Spicer's notebooks
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RNC is Paying Trump Jr's Legal Bills? RNC has paid $427K in legal fees for Trump and Trump Jr. It’s Legal For Trump To Pay His Lawyers With Money Donated From Suckers
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James Madison Weeps
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Cease and Desist: 'Please don't make us call your mom'
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Why Did I Go From Biglaw To Litigation Finance? Good Question.
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Apple Watch Series 3 reviews are out, and here's what people are saying Reviewers say the new Apple Watch is pretty bad Apple Watch Series 3 Review: Untethered and Unreliable Apple Watch Series 3 Reviews Uncover Connectivity and Battery Problems Apple can patch bugs, but its biggest Apple Watch problem can't be fixed
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Tim Cook: Apple is pushing "extremely hard" on DACA
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Six steps you can take to better understand how others view you
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2nd Circuit reinstates fraternity members’ defamation suit against Rolling Stone
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Lawyer accused of taking sneaky photos of technical manual loses bid for rehearing on sanctions
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Federal prosecutors are seeking prison time for Anthony Weiner in the sexting case Anthony Weiner should get 21-27 months in prison for sexting 15-year-old, prosecutors say
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Federal Inquiry Requested After Police Officer Who Shot Law Student To Death Escapes Indictment
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SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information
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Man Busted For Baguette Battery At Safeway
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Kindergartner Suspended For Making 'terror' Threat
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Woman gets 4 years for silicone butt injections scheme
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Suspect in Starbucks robbery -- to sue man who stopped him!
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The Trump Nominee Who Illegally Voted
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Police Shoot Deaf Man Who Could Not Hear Orders
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ICE Resumes Immigrant Arrests
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“Quite Literally Impossible”: White Supremacist Dylann Roof Demands New Counsel After Being Given Jewish And Indian Lawyers
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What Were They Thinking?
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Judges:

Judge W. Homer Drake, Jr. To Receive 2017 Bankruptcy Inn Alliance Distinguished Service Award
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National Enquirer Apologizes To Judge Judy For False Alzheimer’s Story
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Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan', defended 'conversion therapy' Trump judicial nominee condemns transgender kids: ‘A boy who thinks she’s a girl’ is part of ‘Satan’s plan’
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Alexa, Please Transcribe These Court Proceedings
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Trust in Judicial Branch Up, Executive Branch Down
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Wall Street:

Wall Street futures lower as Fed hints December rate hike
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Dow, S&P rise to record close after bank stocks surge on the Fed Wall St. falls after Fed signals another rate hike this year
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Dow, S&P inch higher after notching records, trade muted ahead of the Fed
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The one big thing economist Robert Shiller says is preventing a 1929-like stock market crash
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Welcome to the second strongest bull market since World War II Key lessons from the second-longest bull market, in 11 charts
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Investors, this is your last warning about the U.S. stock market
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Bloomberg: 'I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up'
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How much longer this stock-market bull lasts may depend on Fed’s next move
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The masses are going all-in for stocks, and that’s not a good thing
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Layoffs:

Dole to Close Another Berry Operation
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Robotic hamburger flipper gets first job
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Politics:

Fury fuels the modern political climate in US
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Trump's approval rating just jumped for the first time in a while after a rocky summer Trump's Approval Rating Rises
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This flaw in the human mind explains why the world is full of overconfident, bumbling know-it-alls
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Reaction to Trump's bombastic UN speech was split along partisan lines France's President Defies Trump at the UN A Presidential Misunderstanding of Deterrence China to Trump: That speech on North Korea was really unhelpful Pence hits Russia in UN speech How the Rest of the World Heard Trump's UN Speech
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Trump congratulates African leaders for making his friends rich
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Boeing Defense CEO: If North Korea launched a missile right now the US would be safe
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Trump says he has made decision on Iran deal, declines to say what it is U.S. Demands Changes to Iran Nuclear Deal, Tillerson Says
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We just got our clearest sign yet that Trump can work with Democrats and lose virtually no support
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Tom Price, who reportedly used costly private jets, once slammed government planes as 'irresponsibility run amok' Secretary Tom Price is chartering private jets for government travel — at a cost of tens of thousands of dollars Tom Price Reportedly Spent $60,000 on Private Jets Last Week
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Clinton Book Has Sold More Than 300,000 Copies
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If Hillary did the things Trump has, she’d have been impeached by now
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Russians Appear to Use Facebook to Push Trump Rallies in 17 U.S. Cities
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Sports:

NFL TV Ratings Slide Worries Wall Street 21 excuses we've heard for NFL ratings being so bad
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Retailing:

Traders are making huge bets that the Toys R Us bankruptcy will crush one of its main suppliers Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Filing Batters Some of Retailer's Debt Toys 'R' Us CEO sees future with smaller shops Toys R Us rushes into bankruptcy without a plan Report on Toys ‘R’ Us First Day Hearing in Bankruptcy Filings Three Bond Market Lessons From the Toys 'R' Us Debt Drama Toys R Us - How Bad Assumptions Fed Bad Financial Planning Creating Failure Toys 'R' Us CEO Says Bankruptcy Marks 'Dawn of a New Day' Walmart and Amazon are already picking at the carcass of Toys R Us Bankruptcy Is No Plaything - Toys 'R' Us Files For Chapter 11 Toys 'R' Us Will Live Because Mattel and Hasbro Can't Let It Die Toys R Us Downfall Due to Debt, Not Competition Here's how Amazon may have led to Toys "R" Us' demise Could Toys R Us bankruptcy filing grinch this holiday season? Toys R Us bondholders braced for messy bankruptcy process Here's how Toys R Us stores will change during bankruptcy Toy and hobby shops try to stay relevant following Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy filing Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy: Christmas Comes Early For Walmart, Amazon Jakks Pacific expects 2017 loss due to Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Good for Silver in Retail Rankings Toys 'R' Us insolvency plans favor overseas suppliers High-yield shrugs off Toys "R" Us bankruptcy
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Toys 'R' Us Is Dead, but Physical Retail Isn't Do troubles at Toys "R" Us signal more woes for retail?
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Bed Bath & Beyond earnings miss widely, stock plunges 18% Credit Suisse: It's 'difficult to see light at the end of the tunnel' for Bed Bath & Beyond
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Walmart will rely on permanent workers, not seasonal employees, for holidays Walmart's solution to holiday crush: Fewer temps, more overtime
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Retail Bankruptcy and Insider Trading
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Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy could push retail loan default rate past 10% by year-end: Fitch
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Amazon is lifeline for retail workers - if they live in right city
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99 Cents Only Stores Hires Advisers to Help Restructure Debt
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Retailers aren't feeling the holiday spirit
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Taxis:

A Greenwich hedge fund is behind the mysterious buyer of the NYC 'Taxi King's' medallions
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Taxi Medallion Litigation-An Update
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By 2021, your Lyft ride will likely have no driver. Here's how
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What's a taxi medallion worth these days?
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Education:

More Scrutiny of Colleges' Finances? Education Department Says No Government watchdog blasts Education Department's financial oversight of colleges
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Economy:

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged FOMC Statement: "In October, the Committee will initiate the balance sheet normalization program" Fed: It's finally time to end emergency measures from the financial crisis The last time the Fed tried to exit emergency measures was just after the Great Depression — it didn’t end well Bank stocks are rising after the Fed announces it will unwind its balance sheet Here's the new Fed dot plot The Federal Reserve announced that it will hold rates steady while the economic consequences of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria continue to unfold Fed to Shrink Assets Next Month, Boost Rates by Year End Fed signals interest rates will keep going higher as it exits financial crisis policy Fed to Pack Up Crisis Tool Fed’s Yellen says low inflation a ‘mystery,’ but not mysterious enough to keep rates low The Fed maintains 2017, 2018 rate forecast In sign of economy’s strength, Fed to start reducing $4.5 trillion balance sheet The big hairy question that Yellen didn't answer Wednesday
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The Fed boosts its outlook for the US economy, cuts inflation expectations
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Recession possible if the Federal Reserve follows its plan, says Bill Gross How the ‘great central bank unwind’ could ignite the next financial crisis
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Industrial Production Decreased Slightly in August
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World Economy Is Set to Grow at Fastest Pace Since 2011
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Americans see men as the financial providers, even as women’s contributions grow One traditional and, arguably, sexist view of marriage shows no sign of changing
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The 5,000-year history of interest rates shows just how historically low US rates still are right now
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The Fed risks repeating a ghastly mistake it made right before the past 2 recessions
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Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge
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The Fed essentially created money out of thin air to buy bonds. Now, it will destroy the money the same way
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AT&T CEO: Tax reform failure would be "bad indictment" of GOP Why Goldman Sachs sees $1 trillion in tax cuts coming Republicans Looking for Easiest Way Out on Taxes U.S. CEO Group Says Corporate Tax Cut Would Spur Job Creation Graham-Cassidy could delay tax reform rollout
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Kansas' tax-reform experiment: What went right — and very wrong
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Bernie Moves on Wealth Tax
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U.S. incomes, poverty rate bounce back to pre-recession levels in 2016
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Trump’s Push for U.S. Jobs May Spur Boom in ‘Corporate Welfare’
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This last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare is really all about tax cuts
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Jack Ma: Manufacturing won't be main driver of job creation
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Americans Now Average Over $16,000 In Consumer Loans
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The $140 Billion team photo
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Why American teenagers are not interested in adult activities like sex, drinking — or working
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How Air-Conditioning Invented the Modern World
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Struggling GE is grounding its fleet of corporate jets to save money
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Lenders Approving Less Loans To Riskier Borrowers
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Trump Fact Check: "Companies are moving back, creating job growth the likes of which our country has not seen in a very long time."
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How did Ireland become the US government's third-largest creditor ?
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Why China has been gobbling up U.S. government paper
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The Consequences of the U.S. Baby Bust
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These Maps Show Where a Dollar Goes Furthest in the U.S. These Maps Show Where a Dollar Goes Furthest in the U.S.
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Wheat Production Lowest in Recorded History
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Happiest Places to Live in America
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Fewer teens are getting summer jobs
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US Debt Clock
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World Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

MBA: Mortgage applications tumble amid Labor Day holiday
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Fed Sets Stage for Mortgage Rate Hike
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The incredible, disappearing home down payment
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US home sales hit 12-month low, Harvey weighs on Houston Here’s how Hurricane Harvey affected luxury-home sales in Houston
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Homebuilder CEO unloads F-bomb rant on Kathy Griffin for calling cops over grandkids’ pool party Builder CEO who cursed out comedian Kathy Griffin reveals why he flipped his lid
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How America's big new landlords faced their first housing disaster
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Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy No Issue For Retail REITs
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Municipalities:

Maria Slams St. Croix, Rips Across Puerto Rico 'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico Nearly 1 Million Without Power ‘The winds are like out of a horror movie’ Wall of water smashes through Puerto Rico amid tsunami warning Puerto Rico Was Totally Screwed Even Before Hurricane Maria Hurricane Batters Puerto Rico With 140 M.P.H. Winds Hurricane Maria knocks out power on 100% of Puerto Rico Satellite Footage Shows Puerto Rico Completely Engulfed By Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria hammers an economy that can't take much more ‘We will find our island destroyed.’ Hurricane Maria’s rampage demolishes Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico Maria levels entire towns, leaves Puerto Rico without power Storm Maria brings fear, pain and shock to Puerto Ricans Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Facing Billions of Dollars in Damage
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Fears of mismanagement of hurricane relief funds in Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico's power company was already bankrupt. Then Hurricane Maria hit. Hurricane Maria has dealt a heavy blow to Puerto Rico’s bankrupt utility and fragile electric grid Rescue teams take to Puerto Rico streets in darkness amid warnings that power could be out for months Puerto Rico: 11 years in recession and now no electricity
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Puerto Rico debt problems confound hurricane recovery
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Puerto Rico: Commonwealth-COFINA Dispute Teed Up for Resolution by Year’s End
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Rejection Of PREPA Debt Restructuring That Favored Bondholders Is A 'Good Day' For Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico Knows When All Else Fails, Sue Wall Street
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The 10 US cities where wages are growing the fastest—and the slowest
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States Need $645 Billion to Pay Full Retiree Health-Care Costs
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Is Connecticut to Blame for Hartford's Looming Bankruptcy?
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Flint water case: First manslaughter hearing to show what's at stake for Schuette, Snyder
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Oil/Gas:

Oil Traders Empty Key Crude Storage Hub
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US oil stockpiles grow 4.6 million barrels
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Thirst for oil returns in wealthy nations
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Oil Jumps After US Gasoline Stockpiles Plunge to 22-Month Low
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US oil rallies and settles at 4-month high Oil Prices Top $50 As Iraq Hints At Extension Of OPEC Output Cut
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Why oil markets could see some volatile trading this week
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San Francisco, Oakland sue oil companies over climate change
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Seadrill Bankruptcy - Discussion Of Frequently Asked Questions
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Energy contract lawsuits expected to jump in Harvey's wake
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Permian could top out in 2021 unless tech overcomes geology The booming Permian Basin could reach its zenith early if oil stays cheap
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What Will Happen to the Gulf Coast If the Oil Industry Retreats?
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Healthcare:

Financially troubled Centegra to lay off 131 employees, outsource 230 jobs
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Southwest Virginia County's Only Hospital to Close
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Employer-provided health insurance now costs nearly $19,000
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Republicans seem to be confused about what exactly their new healthcare bill would do What Graham-Cassidy means for pre-existing conditions Trump's misleading tweet on pre-existing conditions Latest GOP Health Care Plan Includes Steep Cuts to States Thelma and Louise Ride Again? Doctors, Hospitals Oppose New GOP Repeal Bill Major insurance lobby comes out against Obamacare repeal bill GOP Health Bill Would Cut Funds and Raise Costs for Sick, Analysts Say G.O.P. Leaders Defy Bipartisan Calls to Reject Health Bill Senate set to vote on ACA repeal as Democrats, medical groups and insurance companies come out against it Republicans Peddle Nonsense to Sell Health-Care Plan Here are the potential winners and losers of the latest Republican healthcare bill As clock ticks, Republicans try to move ahead on Obamacare repeal Late-night TV show host Kimmel blasts senator over healthcare bill Jimmy Kimmel Spat Shows Confusion Over Rushed Health Bill’s Effects The Anger of Jimmy Kimmel Why Kimmel's Obamacare Pitch Was So Powerful Analysis: Senate's health care cuts could top $4 trillion Many GOP senators would shortchange their states by backing the latest Obamacare repeal bill GOP senators are rushing to pass Graham-Cassidy. We asked 9 to explain what it does. Senate Republicans Are Abdicating Their Governing Responsibility Here's the biggest problem with the latest Obamacare repeal bill Disturbing Lies About Graham-Cassidy Poison Healthcare Debate The new healthcare bill includes an 'Alaska Purchase' to woo a key senator The Real Losers of the Graham-Cassidy Health-Care Bill - Bill takes funds from some of the neediest and sickest states Obamacare Repeal Bill Offers Flexibility and Uncertainty Obama accuses the GOP of seeking to ‘inflict real human suffering’ New study shows the Republican healthcare bill would leave up to 18 million more without insurance by 2019 All eyes are on this GOP senator and how she will vote The GOP's furious push to pass a new healthcare bill to destroy Obamacare is coming into focus How the Health-Care Debate Would Change If Graham-Cassidy Passes Graham-Cassidy Has One Great Idea
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Trump: I assumed when I won, I would 'sit down at my desk and there would be a healthcare bill'
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Banking:

Wells Fargo's fake-account scandal leads to credit downgrade
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Yellen rips Wells Fargo scandal as 'egregious and unacceptable' Wells Fargo may be facing Fed penalty, Yellen says
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The Fed’s plan to start shrinking its balance sheet will benefit banks in multiple ways
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Student Debt:

College Debt Far From a Uniform Burden
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The Department Of Education Cuts Off A Student Loan Watchdog
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800,000 student loans to be audited under proposed settlement; lender would pay at least $19M
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Furniture:

Rothman Furniture closing all stores after 90 years
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Travel:

Lost luggage: 'Mischievous' worker swapped baggage tags for months at world's best airport
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Corporate Governance:

For the First Time, Delaware Loses Number One Spot in Survey on Lawsuit Climate
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (17 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Notable companies that declared bankruptcy in 2017
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Bankruptcy Reform:

Call For Participation At Public Meeting Of Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy On October 10 At The 2017 NCBJ
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September 15, 2017 Hearings At The NABT Annual Convention
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Tax:

Claw back of IRS tax payments in bankruptcy – circuit split
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Recharacterization:

Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Circuit Split on Debt Recharacterization
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Ch.13:

Plan Requirements: What Can You Do When a Party Fails To Comply With a Plan? – Good Question
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Judicial Estoppel:

Eleventh Circuit Eliminates Presumption of Intent for Judicial Estoppel
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Consolidation:

Non-Debtor Substantive Consolidation: A Remedy Built on Rock or Sand?
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Agriculture:

Senate tries to aid bankrupt farmers
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Seven months after ND farm giant McM filed for bankruptcy, its president files personal bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Christiansburg man convicted of tax, bankruptcy fraud charges
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Estoppel:

Judicial Estoppel Defense in Bankruptcy Claims Likely to Get More Difficult
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Autos:

Analyst makes mistake in his Tesla report, now sees even deeper losses for stock
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Personal Finance:

Billionaire Mark Cuban: 'Don't follow your passion'
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14 things ridiculously successful people do every day
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These roommate horror stories will inspire you to sign a 'prenup' before moving in together
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Fraud:

Psychiatric exam sought for jailed 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli
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DOJ says Madoff victims payouts to begin by the end of the year
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Weather:

Fed says Harvey and Irma will have no lasting economic impact
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Tropical Storm Jose could protect the East Coast from Hurricane Maria Tropical Storm Jose is bringing dangerous surf, rip currents, and wind to the East Coast
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Maria regains major hurricane status as it lashes Dominican Republic
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Buffett Says Harvey Hit Geico Harder than Irma
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Hurricane Irma will pinch Florida's budget, state economist says
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Pour Out Your Money, But Carefully, For Texas And Florida
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FEMA Map Missed 75% of Houston Flooding
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Credit Reporting:

The Feds are looking into some suspicious Equifax trades Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers The single most depressing thing about the Equifax breach Equifax May Be Happy to Spend $1 Per Customer for Their Trouble Hackers roamed Equifax’s system for 4 months before being discovered Equifax says attacker 'interacted' with server on March 10 Why the United States was wide open to a disaster like Equifax Former Equifax Counsel: It Won't Be an 'Easy Road Back' After Breach Little, if Any, Punishment for Equifax
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Travel:

Sorry, Your Hotel Reservation Isn’t Guaranteed
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Marijuana:

Creditors Not Getting a Fair Shake When Marijuana-Related Cases Are Dismissed
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Aviation:

Bankruptcy, Billion Dollar Valuations, Millions In Investments And No Commission Jet Charters
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Ryanair pilots rejected a £12,000 bonus to work through a cancellation crisis after the airline 'messed up' staff holidays
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Mass Torts:

Biglaw Attorney Reengineering The Defense Of Mass Tort Claims
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Pensions:

States Face a $645 Billion Hole for Retiree Health Care Liabilities
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Newspapers:

Layoffs hit Alaska Dispatch News in wake of bankruptcy sale
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Sovereigns:

Damaged by Hurricanes and "Vulture" Capitalism, Caribbean Islands Plead for Debt Relief
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UK:

EU chief Brexit negotiator: Brexit will be 'painful, not pleasant, and costly' for Britain
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Deutsche Bank: Brexit could be the unlikely trigger of the next financial crisis
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Britain's banking sector faces 'crunch time' ahead of May's set piece Brexit speech
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PIIGS:

Greece considers bond swap as it looks to bailout exit
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Greek banks expect to escape an extra AQR
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Greece's Papadimitriou on Bailout, Debt Relief, NPLs
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Here’s how bad a Spain-Catalonia split could really be Clash Over Catalan Vote Heats Up In Spain As Police Swoop Millions of ballots seized
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Canada:

Toys 'R' Us Canada granted creditor protection 'Bad news can lead to bad news': Toys "R" Us Canada blighted by parent firm's woes
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Court decision in Wabush restructuring the ‘worst-case scenario’ for pensioners
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Venezuela:

Venezuela Said to Be Late on $185 Million Sovereign Bond Payment
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Could Bankruptcy Save Citgo From Creditors In Venezuela Default?
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Venezuela needs to protect PDVSA's oil assets with Ch. 15 then default - advisers Walker and Cooper
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India:

India's Jaitley vows "necessary" measures to revive slowdown-hit economy
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Hope for home buyers in bankruptcy code
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Bankruptcy code to evolve gradually to full potential: IBBI chairman
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Bankruptcy law a timely initiative on bad loans
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Brazil:

Oi bondholders want some investors barred from restructuring vote
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Brazil's telecommunications watchdog to vote against OI SA's restructuring proposal
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Germany:

Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence
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Lufthansa chief eyes up to 78 Air Berlin planes Lufthansa CEO puts focus on 38 wet lease planes in Air Berlin battle
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Air Berlin unit Niki denies has unpaid bills to tour operator
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China:

S&P cuts China's credit rating, citing increasing economic, financial risks
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Factory “Shammed” Bankruptcy, 300 Electronics Factory Workers Went on Strike in Shenzhen
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Mexico:

Rich, poor band together after earthquake in Mexico City
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Dominican Republic:

The Dominican Republic reforms restructuring and insolvency law
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