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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Argentina says it cannot pay certain debts and will fall into default by July 31 if it can't come to an agreement with creditors. This would be Argentina's second default in 13 years.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jon Corzine

Jun 27, 2013 — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says Jon Corzine failed to keep money that belonged to the brokerage's customers from unlawfully being used to cover MF Global's obligations.
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Mar 23, 2012 — In congressional testimony, the former New Jersey governor said he did not know where missing customer funds had gone.
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Dec 8, 2011 — The former senator and governor of New Jersey is back on Capitol Hill to testify about the collapse of the investment firm he led and an estimated $1.2 billion in clients' money that's missing. He says he doesn't know where the money is.
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Nov 11, 2011 — The trustee overseeing the firm's liquidation terminated the workers. Some may be rehired to help wind down the firm, which was headed by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D).
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Nov 4, 2011 — With the financial implosion of MF Global, the financial derivatives broker that sought bankruptcy court protection this week, Democratic Party candidates stand to take a hit because the company's executives were major donors to their campaigns.
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Nov 4, 2011 — The former New Jersey governor's investment firm has filed for bankruptcy protection and is being investigated. He reportedly pressed regulators not to try to rein in its risky investment strategies.
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Nov 1, 2011 — Regulators are investigating whether the firm, led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, diverted customers' funds to cover its own risky trades. The company filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
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