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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Thousands march for 43 missing Mexican students
Tens of thousands of people held protests in Mexico on Wednesday, joining tearful families of 43 missing students demanding their return amid fears a police-backed gang executed them.
U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in August in the category that covers auto loans and student loans but cut back on their credit card borrowing.
Mexico faced growing international pressure Tuesday to solve the disappearance of 43 students who vanished after they were attacked by police linked to a drug gang.
Train carrying petroleum products derails in Saskatchewan, catches fire
Canadian National Railway Company (CN) freight train carrying flammable goods derailed in central Saskatchewan on Tuesday and caught fire.
Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down
A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 other states.
Timothy Geithner, a key player in the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of American International Group Inc. (AIG), is due back in court Wednesday in a trial of a lawsuit filed by the insurance giant's former CEO over the handling of the rescue.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed its 2014 economic growth forecast for Brazil by a full percentage point Tuesday, to 0.3 percent, blaming weak investment and a consumer funk.
Large American and European banks are nearing settlement deals with British regulators over rigging interest rates and manipulating the foreign exchange market, sources told AFP Tuesday.
Twitter sues US government to disclose more secret data orders
Twitter sued the U.S. government Tuesday, claiming its free speech rights are being violated by restrictions on its ability to disclose numbers of secret orders to hand over user data.
Many U.S. coastal communities already struggle with flooding at high tides, a problem that will become “chronic” in the coming 15 years due to global warming, scientists said Wednesday.
  
  
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