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Top Stories: Debt Deal In Europe, Banks Swindled In Iran

Good morning.

It's already been a semi-busy day. Our early headlines:

-- European Debt Deal: Markets Rally Because It Could Have Been Worse

-- 'Horrific' Situation Led Bernard And Ruth Madoff To Try Suicide, She Says

-- Economy Grew At 2.5 Percent Rate In Third Quarter

-- Cities Aim To Control 'Occupy' Protests, But Oakland Clashes Loom Large

Meanwhile, other top headlines include:

-- "Iran's Largest Banks Swindled Out Of $2.6 Billion." (Morning Edition)

-- "Floods Inch Closer To Heart Of Thailand's Capital." (The Associated Press)

-- "Turkey Earthquake: Deaths Rise To 523." (BBC News)

-- "10 Arrested In $1 Billion Long Island Rail Road Disability Scheme." (The New York Times' City Room blog)

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