Emerging economies that have thrived on ultra-loose U.S. monetary policy and insatiable Chinese demand for natural resources are in for another rude wake-up call . The U.S. Senate's top Democrat ... more 
Emerging economies that have thrived on ultra-loose U.S. monetary policy and insatiable Chinese demand for natural resources are in for another rude wake-up call . The U.S. Senate's top Democrat Harry Reid and top Republican Mitch McConnell yielded no ground as they neared a showdown over President Barack Obama's executive-branch nominees that could dramatically change how the Senate operates. Governor Rick Perry defended a measure passed by the Texas legislature to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying states - not the federal government - should decide such matters and rejecting criticism that the law would shut down most of the state's abortion clinics. less 
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