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Americans to remember 9/11 as country still grapples with the attacks’ aftermath

“Eighteen years after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, the nation is still grappling with the aftermath at ground zero, in Congress and beyond” writes Jennifer Peltz for sun-sentinel.com. The attacks’ aftermath is visible from airport security checkpoints to Afghanistan. A rocket exploded at the U.S. embassy as the anniversary began in Afghanistan, where a post-9/11 invasion has become America’s longest war. Source: sun-sentinel.com

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Sterling loses some ground as traders digest aftermath of Brexit votes this week

“Tick tock, tick tock” reports forexlive.com. I reckon price action will sit around these levels until we get more clarity in the days to come.But unless we get more headlines on that, expect more choppy trading in the pound and price to settle in this deadlock area above the key hourly moving averages but below the 1.3300 handle. Source: forexlive.com

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Dire warning issued to some cities

“RELATED: See Texas following Harvey Ginger Benfield works to save family photos in the aftermath of tropical storm Harvey in west Houston, Texas, U.S. September 11, 2017” writes Mark Puleo for aol.com. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry Mechanic Sebastian Ramirez pours new oil into a truck that was flooded by tropical storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, U.S. September 10, 2017.REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry Pamela Shaffer photographs a portrait from her 1984 wedding in the aftermath of tropical storm Harvey in west Houston, Texas, U.S. September 11, 2017.REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry Quincy Smith, 59, is…

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24 dead, 53 wounded as gunmen attack military parade in Iran

“State television aired footage of the aftermath of the assault on Ahvaz’s Quds, or Jerusalem, Boulevard, which like many other places around the country saw an annual parade marking the start of Iran’s long 1980s war with Iraq” writes Associated Press for latimes.com. The semi-official ISNA news agency published photographs of the attack’s aftermath, with bloodied troops in dress uniforms helping one another walk away. Source: latimes.com

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Gov. Ricardo Rosselló raised the official count of those killed by the storm and its aftermath from 64 to nearly 3,000.

“A New York Times analysis in December concluded that the death toll was more than 1,000 people” writes unknown author for huffingtonpost.com. Outside reports have produced estimates of the death toll far above the former official count.Rosselló’s government was repeatedly criticized for sticking to the death toll of 64, even as experts argued it was likely a vast under-estimation of the actual number of fatalities caused by the September 2017 storm and its damage, including widespread monthslong power outages. Source: huffingtonpost.com

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Spurs turn on pettiness in aftermath of Kawhi Leonard trade saga

“However, none of those distinctions were mentioned in the San Antonio press release formally announcing the trade” reports sportingnews.com. Leonard, who saw a messy divorce with San Antonio culminate with his trade to Toronto on Wednesday, played in nine games of the 2017-18 season due to injury, the handling of which put him at odds with the club, and eventually led to the trade.Perhaps that was the pretext to decisions like which font to use in Twitter graphics when thanking both Leonard and Danny Green, who was also traded in the…

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Wall Street traders set for best year since aftermath of crisis

“Wall Street trading desks started to see their fortunes fade in 2010 as the huge relief rally that came after the 2007-2009 financial crisis dissipated” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. As Wall Street banks overhauled trading businesses and waited for markets to pick up, revenue tracked almost consistently downward since 2009.Citigroup Inc was the only major bank to report lower trading revenue, citing challenges in fixed income markets.New regulations on proprietary trading, derivatives and capital crimped big banks’ trading profits in the following years, as did the popularity of…

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