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  • IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

    IMF: Global markets should brace for China slowdown

    There's no doubt about it: China's slowdown is going to have an impact beyond its borders.

    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is telling developing countries to prepare now, and warning global growth will be weake...



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Arctic passage

Shippers look to grab a piece of Northwest Passage

Melting Arctic Ocean ice could open new shipping lanes, creating a Northwest Passage. Countries that abut the ocean, like Canada, Russia and the U.S., are anxious to stake their claim.

Wall Street tanks

Special report: Market’s roller coaster ride

After taking a 1,000-point plunge on Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average closes down 588 points.

Johnny King

Town manager makes fun of man; he complains, is fired

A former Chadbourn, North Carolina town employee says he was fired because he complained about the way the acting town manager was ridiculing him about some embarrassing photos.


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