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Chinese Woman Circumvents Air Safety Rules Regarding Liquid

Airport security wouldn't let a woman board with a full bottle of liquid. Unwilling to drop her bottle of cognac in the trash, she drank it all. In the end, she was too inebriated to board.
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China's Market Turmoil Seeps Into The Auto Industry

There are some indications of price drops, slowing sales and slowing factory production. The bigger question analysts are asking is about over-capacity. Is China just making too much stuff?
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Dow Loses Nearly 3.6 Percent. How Will Markets Fare On Tuesday?

Stock prices in Asia are battered and prices are down in Europe too. In the U.S., investors wait to see if the turmoil is abating. Stocks began dropping over concerns about China's economic slowdown.
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For Brazil's 1 Percenters, The Land Stays In The Family Forever

Under a centuries-old law, a small group of families has rights over swaths of land — including some of the country's most valuable areas — collecting taxes and taking a cut of property sales.
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A Nasty Place On Wall Street: What Kind Of A Dive Is This?

Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
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Global Economy Feels Ripples Of Chinese Stock Market Fall

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to three NPR correspondents about the state of the global economy, including Frank Langfitt in Shanghai, Corey Flintoff in Moscow, and Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Rio de Janeiro.
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Response To Volatile Wall Street Muted In Lower Manhattan

It was an erratic day on Wall Street Monday. But outside the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan, traders and tourists alike were taking the ups and downs in stride.
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In Turkey, A Kurdish Conflict Flares — Again

With the collapse of a two-year cease-fire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents hunker down for more bloodshed.
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Commodities Trader 'Somewhat Confident' We've Seen The Worst Of Market Fall

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chicago-based commodities trader Jack Scoville about this wild day for the markets. He says he hasn't seen anything quite like it in the near 30 years he's been trading.
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What Does The Market Turmoil Mean For Your Retirement Fund?

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, about what the sell-off means for retirement investments.

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