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Trader Robert Arciero, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. More signs of weakness in China's economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, accompanies Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, right, to view an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing. Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China’s guest list at this week’s grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II, but high-level representatives from Western democracies are largely absent. (Lintao Zhang/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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German Labor and Social Affairs Minister Andrea Nahles waits for the beginning of the German government's weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. The German economy has room to accommodate refugees, the country’s labor minister said Tuesday Sept. 1, 2015 , but the government will need to spend billions of extra euros (dollars) to cover language courses, benefits and their integration into the labor market.
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Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, stands next to a facsimile of the new 20 euro banknote in Frankfurt, Germany. Analysts are already talking about when and how the European Central Bank might extend its 1.1 trillion euro ($1.2 trillion) stimulus program that has been running for the past six months in an attempt to boost the modest recovery in the 19 countries that use the euro.
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A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the share index around the world at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Investors have yanked $40 billion from emerging-market stocks this year, a record pace of withdrawals, as a slowdown in China has hammered companies that supply raw materials.
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Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy.
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Provided by Egypt's state news agency MEAN, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, third left, and his delegation meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, and an Egyptian delegation, in Cairo, Egypt. The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea. Eni said the discovery — made in its Zohr prospect "in the deep waters of Egypt" — could hold a potential 30 trillion cubic feet of gas over an area of 100 square kilometers (38.6 square miles). (MEAN via AP)
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European Union anti-terrorism chief Gilles de Kerchove arrives for an emergency meeting in Paris, France, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 European security and transport chiefs are holding an emergency meeting Saturday in Paris to reconsider train security after American passengers thwarted an Islamic extremist attack on a trip from Amsterdam to Paris.
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Poland's Piotr Malachowski celebrates after throwing in the men's discus throw final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.
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Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, shakes hands with Greece's new Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, after a handover ceremony as he leaves the Maximou mansion in Athens, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Greece came one step closer on Thursday to early elections with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointing the head of the country's Supreme Court Vassiliki Thanou as caretaker prime minister to lead the country to next month's polls.
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Trader Fred DeMarco, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week.
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Shoppers carry designer label branded bags at Bicester Village designer outlet centre, in Bicester, England, in this photo dated Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Chinese customers have become a powerful market force in the global trade in expensive clothes, jewelry, watches, perfumes and handbags, but nobody knows how the recent turmoil in Chinese financial markets will impact on the sales of designer brands.
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DOD Launches New High-Tech Institute
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French soldiers patrol at Gare du Nord train station in Paris, France. The attack Aug. 21 on the Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris happened at the height of the summer travel season. France hosts emergency talks in Paris on Saturday, with representatives from other high-speed international rail nations, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.
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Facebook First: 1 Billion Users In One Day
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A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. U.S. stocks closed sharply higher after China's main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. The DJIA climbed 369.26 points, or 2. 3 percent, to 16,654.77.
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Texas A.G. Pleads Not Guilty to Securities Fraud
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NASA: Sea Level Rise Accelerating
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Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko reacts during a government meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to get its economy growing again.
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A currency trader stretches while working at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses.
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