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Sunday, January 17

News Montage, accompanied by Irish fiddler and Norwegian pianist

Moving, from the White Stones album

The Economist:  Picnic for the bears

Deutsche Bank: US economy not entering recession

Big investors see lousy U.S. environment but no 2008-style collapse

Azerbaijan’s Economy In Dire Straits As Oil Prices Keep Tanking

Oil prices settled below $30 a barrel on Friday for the first time in 12 years

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Walmart will close 269 stores this year, affecting 16,000 workers

Washington, DC leaders furious Walmart breaking promise to build stores in poor Washington neighborhoods
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Flint, Michigan, lead and other contaminants water crisis: Obama Signs Emergency Declaration

Public never told, but investigators suspected Flint River tie to Legionnaires' Disease in 2014

Emergency for Democracy: Unelected Manager Who Caused Flint Water Crisis Now Runs Detroit Schools

In Flint, bad tap water runs politically deep

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Hillary Clinton's lead over Bernie Sanders all but gone in upcoming Iowa Caucus

January 14 Reuters Rolling Poll: Trump leads GOP field by wide margin

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Austria Temporarily Suspends EU Schengen Agreement, Imposes Border Control Amid Refugee Crisis: Slovenia expected to resort to similar measures. More than 1,000 migrants with forged IDs being turned around at Austrian border each week.

European Commission Bullies Poland After Country Elects Right Wing Eurosceptic Government

S&P shocks Poland with credit rating downgrade

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Tsai Ing-wen, first female to be elected Taiwan's president, at her pro-independence party's HQ after her smashing election victory
on January 16, 2016, breaking 8 year rule of Taiwan's pro-China party 

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