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IMF offers bleak assessment of stalled recovery

TOKYO — Plagued by uncertainty and fresh setbacks, the world economy has weakened further and will grow more slowly over the next year, the International Monetary Fund says in its latest forecast. Advanced economies are risking recession, the international lending ...

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Lawyers say IMF protests in D.C. were recorded

WASHINGTON — Newly produced photographs show that a weekend of protests about a decade ago were recorded on video, contradicting earlier claims that no footage existed of the demonstrations where hundreds of people were arrested, lawyers said in court filings. ...

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Dow falls more than 400 points on fears about economy

NEW YORK — Stocks have closed sharply lower after investors sold stocks with abandon, convinced that the U.S. and the world are headed for a new recession. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 527 points, the second ...

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IMF urges U.S. lawmakers to raise $14.3T debt limit

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund urged U.S. lawmakers Wednesday to raise America’s borrowing limit. It warned that inaction could lead to a spike in interest rates that would harm the U.S. economy and world financial markets. The debt limit ...

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Ex-IMF leader Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty to sex assault

NEW YORK — Dominique Strauss-Kahn formally asserted his innocence Monday to charges he tried to rape a hotel maid, but the drama unfolded outside the Manhattan courtroom as protesters jeered the former International Monetary Fund leader and lawyers for the ...

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