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Zero Hedge
The US Economy Is Not Awesome And It's Not DecoupledSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, When the bubble vision sto
The US Economy Is Not Awesome And It's Not Decoupled
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, When the bubble vision stock peddlers get desperate, they talk decoupling. So by the end of yesterday’s bloodbath you would have thought China was on another planet, and that “commodities” were... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Leveraged BubblesThe risk that asset price bubbles pose for financial stability is still not cle
Leveraged Bubbles
Naked Capitalism / Posted 19 hours ago
The risk that asset price bubbles pose for financial stability is still not clear. Drawing on 140 years of data, this column argues that leverage is the critical determinant of crisis damage. When fuelled by credit booms, asset price bubbles are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Risk-free returns or return-free risks?Just as the global economy is absorbing the repercussions from the Chinese deva
Risk-free returns or return-free risks?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Just as the global economy is absorbing the repercussions from the Chinese devaluation and stock market gyrations, could we face another major upheaval, this time arising from the bond markets in the advanced countries, when the central banks in the... Read more
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Daily FX
FX Macro Musings: Are Central Bankers Spent?“I would say that Central Bankers have done what they could do. It’s not a univ
FX Macro Musings: Are Central Bankers Spent?
Daily FX / Posted yesterday
“I would say that Central Bankers have done what they could do. It’s not a universally held view but generally, central banks have done what they are capable of.” "The crisis has resulted from a confusion about the appropriate roles of the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Rigor Mortis Of The Robo-MachinesSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Call it the rigor mortis o
Rigor Mortis Of The Robo-Machines
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Call it the rigor mortis of the robo-machines. About 430 days ago the S&P 500 crossed the 1973 mark for the first time - the same point where it settled today. In between there has been endless... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Age Of Voodoo FinanceSubmitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole
The Age Of Voodoo Finance
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole gathering may end up providing at least some clarification, but not even close to the manner in which everyone seems intent on inferring. With Janet Yellen’s notable... Read more
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Independent
The economics of the stock market is simple really: buy and holdStock market collapses, like those seen across the world at the start of last w
The economics of the stock market is simple really: buy and hold
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Stock market collapses, like those seen across the world at the start of last week, lead nightly television news bulletins and get splashed across newspaper front pages. They’re big news. Stock market recoveries, like those towards the end of the... Read more
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Investopedia
The 8 Best Business and Finance T.V. ShowsYou can get your financial advice from books, friends, life experience or Inves
The 8 Best Business and Finance T.V. Shows
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
You can get your financial advice from books, friends, life experience or Investopedia. Or, you can flip on the television and find a show about investing in stocks, saving for retirement or increasing your business savvy. With so many programs to... Read more
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Starmometer
Katherine Heigl and Rosario Dawson to Star in 'Unforgettable'Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ dramatic thriller “
Katherine Heigl and Rosario Dawson to Star in 'Unforgettable'
Starmometer / Posted 2 days ago
Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ dramatic thriller “Unforgettable,” which is the first film in the director’s chair for veteran producer Denise Di Novi (“Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Focus”). Katherine Heigl (“27 Dresses,”... Read more
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CBS Sports
The checks at Tiger Woods' new restaurant come in scorecardsScott Van Pelt watches Tiger Woods eat. (USATSI) If this golf thing doesn't wo
The checks at Tiger Woods' new restaurant come in scorecards
CBS Sports / Posted 3 days ago
Scott Van Pelt watches Tiger Woods eat. (USATSI) If this golf thing doesn't work out for Tiger Woods, it sounds like he's going to have a restaurant business to fall back on. Josh Sens of Golf.com recently visited The Woods Jupiter and reported a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Central banks can’t save the markets from a crash. They shouldn’t even tryLike children clinging to their parents, stock market traders turned to their c
Central banks can’t save the markets from a crash. They shouldn’t even try
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Like children clinging to their parents, stock market traders turned to their central banks last week as they sought protection from the frightening economic figures coming out of China. Surely, they asked, the central banks would ward off the... Read more
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Business Insider
A Janet Yellen ally just poured cold water all over a big GOP monetary policy pushOn Saturday a Yellen ally and former adviser at the Fed delivered a provocative
A Janet Yellen ally just poured cold water all over a big GOP monetary policy push
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
On Saturday a Yellen ally and former adviser at the Fed delivered a provocative retort: the economic models underpinning those simple rules don't work that well, and the best policy decisions come when central bankers look beyond those models to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policyJACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: For much of her tenure as head of the Federal Reserve, Jane
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: For much of her tenure as head of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen has been pressured by Republican lawmakers who want the U.S. central bank to adopt a monetary policy rule, a straightforward formula connecting unemployment and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policyFederal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives to testify before a House
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policy
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives to testify before a House Financial Services committee hearing on ''Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy'' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 15, 2015. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. For much of her... Read more
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Reuters
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policyFederal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives to testify before a House
Yellen ally pours cold water on rule-based monetary policy
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives to testify before a House Financial Services committee hearing on ''Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy'' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 15, 2015. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. For much of her... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Central Bankers’ Malodorous War On SaversSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Well, that didn’t take lon
The Central Bankers’ Malodorous War On Savers
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Well, that didn’t take long! After just three days of market turmoil the monetary politburo swung into action. This time they sent out B-Dud to promise still another monetary sweetener. Said the... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed rates hikes usually end in disaster, history showsWatch out, Janet Yellen! The history of Fed rate hikes shows they usually end i
Fed rates hikes usually end in disaster, history shows
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Watch out, Janet Yellen! The history of Fed rate hikes shows they usually end in disaster. BERKELEY, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — The U.S. Federal Reserve has embarked on an effort to tighten monetary policy four times in the past four decades. On... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Activists ticketed for putting Snowden bust on NYC monumentTwo activists who put a bust of Edward Snowden on a Revolutionary War memorial
Activists ticketed for putting Snowden bust on NYC monument
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Two activists who put a bust of Edward Snowden on a Revolutionary War memorial were ticketed and got their confiscated sculpture back Wednesday, saying they felt the episode had sparked conversation about freedom. Jeff Greenspan and Andrew Tider had... Read more
5d
News-Medical-Net
Experts discuss some of today's most relevant issues at Concierge Medicine AssemblyAt the recent industry conference in Atlanta, sponsored by Concierge Medicine T
Experts discuss some of today's most relevant issues at Concierge Medicine Assembly
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
At the recent industry conference in Atlanta, sponsored by Concierge Medicine Today, panels of informed experts discussed with enthusiasm some of today's most relevant issues. Specialdocs founder Roberta Greenspan offered her perspective on how... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Not ready to join lemmings yetThe media seeks out those warning loudest of disaster, giving them a platform f
Not ready to join lemmings yet
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The media seeks out those warning loudest of disaster, giving them a platform from which to make arguments that sound plausible, and might indeed be right. Pushed far enough, such spasms can bring about the very crisis most feared, almost regardless... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario judge Marc Rosenberg won high praise for knowledge, demeanourThe death of Justice Marc Rosenberg of the Ontario Court of Appeal on Wednesday
Ontario judge Marc Rosenberg won high praise for knowledge, demeanour
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The death of Justice Marc Rosenberg of the Ontario Court of Appeal on Wednesday deprived the criminal law world of one of its most prolific writers and teachers. Justice Rosenberg, 65, died of brain cancer, a year after failing health curtailed his... Read more
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Market Watch
Now’s the right time for Yellen to kill the ‘Greenspan put’Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen The Federal Reserve says the timing of its
Now’s the right time for Yellen to kill the ‘Greenspan put’
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen The Federal Reserve says the timing of its first interest rate hike in nine years depends on the data, but that doesn’t mean the Fed will be digging through the jobs, growth and inflation reports for the all-clear... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
UCLA Will Start Freshman Josh Rosen At QuarterbackMora: Freshman Josh Rosen will start at QB for No. 13 UCLA By DAN GREENSPAN A
UCLA Will Start Freshman Josh Rosen At Quarterback
WTVY Dothan / Posted 6 days ago
Mora: Freshman Josh Rosen will start at QB for No. 13 UCLA By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Freshman Josh Rosen will be No. 13 UCLA's starting quarterback in the season opener against Virginia. Bruins coach Jim Mora made the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economyPremier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is d
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economy
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is disturbing to watch. Photo: Sanghee Liu You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic. The media will by instinct seek out those... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Asia should call truce on the currency warA big reason to be optimistic about the Philippines is that Finance Secretary C
Why Asia should call truce on the currency war
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
A big reason to be optimistic about the Philippines is that Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima is still refusing to devalue. Photo / Getty Images The Finance Secretary of the Philippines has a message for Asian policy-makers tempted to follow China's... Read more
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WA Today
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economyPremier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is d
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economy
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is disturbing to watch. Photo: Sanghee Liu You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic. The media will by instinct seek out those... Read more
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The Age
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economyPremier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is d
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economy
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is disturbing to watch. Photo: Sanghee Liu You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic. The media will by instinct seek out those... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economyPremier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is d
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is disturbing to watch. Photo: Sanghee Liu You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic. The media will by instinct seek out those... Read more
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Canberra Times
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economyPremier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is d
China is in trouble, but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment for world economy
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Li Keqiang: The crumbling credibility of China's leaders this year is disturbing to watch. Photo: Sanghee Liu You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic. The media will by instinct seek out those... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
China is in a serious bind but this is not yet a 'Lehman' momentWhile not everybody agrees with Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz, it is hard t
China is in a serious bind but this is not yet a 'Lehman' moment
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
While not everybody agrees with Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz, it is hard to dispute the main thrust of their Monetary History that it was ferociously tight policy by the US Federal Reserve from mid-1930 onwards that led to the collapse of the US... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How The US Economy Underwent Half A Rate Hike In The Past Week Without The Fed's PermissionPerhaps the single biggest catalyst for today's ramp (in addition to the bigges
How The US Economy Underwent Half A Rate Hike In The Past Week Without The Fed's Permission
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Perhaps the single biggest catalyst for today's ramp (in addition to the biggest short squeeze of 2015) were the following three soundbites from Bill Dudley: CASE FOR SEPT RATE HIKE LESS COMPELLING, I REALLY HOPE WE CAN RAISE RATES THIS YEAR, and... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Regan: Markets' wild ride to get even bumpierAfter more than six years of a Fed-induced sugar high, Wall Street is waking up
Regan: Markets' wild ride to get even bumpier
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
After more than six years of a Fed-induced sugar high, Wall Street is waking up to the realization that stocks are too richly valued. China, commodities and central bank policies are all taking their toll on an increasingly fragile market. Buckle... Read more
7d
Market Watch
Market turmoil spoils Fed’s get-away in Jackson HoleIt’s that time of year again, when the notable and quotable from the world of e
Market turmoil spoils Fed’s get-away in Jackson Hole
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
It’s that time of year again, when the notable and quotable from the world of economic policy making journey to Wyoming’s Teton Mountains to attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s annual Jackson Hole Symposium, a.k.a. Fed Camp. This year’s... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Keith Lanier SmithI will cling to the old rugged cross, and exchange it some day for a crown," -
Keith Lanier Smith
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
I will cling to the old rugged cross, and exchange it some day for a crown," - "The Old Rugged Cross" , 88, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. He was born on Dec. 17, 1926, in Mount Marlinton,... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
What to Do About the US Stock Market PanicThe Dow plunged 588 points yesterday — a nearly 4% drop…and the second straight
What to Do About the US Stock Market Panic
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 8 days ago
The Dow plunged 588 points yesterday — a nearly 4% drop…and the second straight day of losses of more than 500 points. The rich made money on the way up. Now, they’re giving it back. About $250 billion has been erased from the value of the US stock... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is Asia Set For Another Financial Crisis? Here's Goldman's TakeAs the emerging market meltdown accelerates, plunging half of EM equity bourses
Is Asia Set For Another Financial Crisis? Here's Goldman's Take
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
As the emerging market meltdown accelerates, plunging half of EM equity bourses into bear market territory and wreaking unspeakable havoc on currencies from LatAm to Asia-Pac, analysts and commentators alike have scrambled to find historical analogs... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Broadway first look: Deaf West Theatre's revival of 8-time Tony winner 'Spring Awakening'The iconic music of Spring Awakening is coming back to Broadway. The eight-tim
Broadway first look: Deaf West Theatre's revival of 8-time Tony winner 'Spring Awakening'
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 days ago
The iconic music of Spring Awakening is coming back to Broadway. The eight-time Tony Award winner tells the story of teens discovering their sexuality. But this time around, it’s a little different. The revival, produced by Deaf West Theatre,... Read more
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The Irish Times
US Federal Reserve still expected to raise interest rates China’s market meltdown to feature as US central bankers meet at Jackson Hole
US Federal Reserve still expected to raise interest rates
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
China’s market meltdown to feature as US central bankers meet at Jackson Hole Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve chair: she is not travelling to Jackson Hole this year but markets will be... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Chinese alarm over? No, this is merely a pause in an ongoing debt crisisGreece may have achieved a stay of execution, but Europe as a whole remains fir
Chinese alarm over? No, this is merely a pause in an ongoing debt crisis
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Greece may have achieved a stay of execution, but Europe as a whole remains firmly stuck in a state of political and economic crisis of almost biblical proportions, with no sign of the shift in political attitudes necessary to solve it. The main... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Everyone Has A Plan Until...Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, Every Federal Reserve Chair since 1979 has faced a
Everyone Has A Plan Until...
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, Every Federal Reserve Chair since 1979 has faced a notable challenge in the first 12-20 months of their tenure – something akin to capital markets “Bullies” hazing the new kid at school. Paul Volcker had the 1979-1980... Read more
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iol.co.za
Greenspan’s ‘oasis’ warning echoes todayWashington - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan warned in 1998 that
Greenspan’s ‘oasis’ warning echoes today
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Washington - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan warned in 1998 that the US could not remain an oasis of prosperity in a world beset by financial turbulence. Now Janet Yellen must decide whether that counsel still holds true. A rout in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What does the market collapse mean for interest rates?Indeed, it is possible in a certain light to see the Chinese central bank's dec
What does the market collapse mean for interest rates?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Indeed, it is possible in a certain light to see the Chinese central bank's decision to refrain from providing any fresh stimulus over the weekend, the proximity cause of the sell-off on Monday, as a positive: it could suggest that the authorities... Read more
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Zero Hedge
In Less Than 10 Years, The Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions Of American Women Into ProstitutionHookernomices: In less than 10 years, the Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions o
In Less Than 10 Years, The Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions Of American Women Into Prostitution
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Hookernomices: In less than 10 years, the Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions of American Women into Prostitution Mainstreaming Prostitution: Beginning last year, the Bank of England included prostitution in GDP measurements. According to the Office... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
5 things to know about France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's hi
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
5 things to know about France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's hi
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
5 things to know about France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's hi
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
5 things to know about France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's hi
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
5 things to know about France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's hi
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) - Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
5 things to know about France's most storied medalThree Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decorat
5 things to know about France's most storied medal
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
Three Americans and a British businessman were awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or Legion d'Honneur, Monday for subduing a gunman on a high-speed train carrying hundreds of passengers to Paris. Here's are five things to know... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A look at the Legion of Honor, France's most storied medalPARIS (AP) � France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or "Legion d'Hon
A look at the Legion of Honor, France's most storied medal
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS (AP) � France's highest decoration, the Legion of Honor, or "Legion d'Honneur," was awarded to U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, their friend Anthony Sadler and British businessman Chris Norman for subduing a gunman... Read more
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