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Wells Fargo chief forfeits $41m amid corruption probe
Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.


RBS to pay $1.1bn to settle certain US mis-selling claims
Royal Bank of Scotland agrees to pay $1.1bn (£846m) to settle two mis-selling claims in the US.


WTO cuts trade forecast by a third
The World Trade Organization cuts its global trade forecast to 1.7% - which would make 2016 the slowest period of growth since 2009.


Yahoo: Senators pile on pressure over hack attack
US senators pile pressure on Yahoo, demanding that the internet giant provides more details about who knew what, and when, about a huge data breach.


US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea ties
The US puts sanctions on a Chinese company and four executives alleged to have helped North Korea's nuclear programme.



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The Vietnam War, Oklahoma City bombing, Columbine High School shooting, and attacks of 9/11 all shattered myths of national identity. Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11 traces the evolution and consequences of this new hybrid paradigm, which grants a heroic status to victims and by extension to their families, thereby creating a class of privileged participants in the permanent memorial process.


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