China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong. But that didn't stop world markets from experiencing a black Monday, followed by more losses before a rally. In other news, three childhood friends from California were awarded the legion of honour for stopping an attack on a Paris-bound train. And in the US, a tragic drama was played out live on TV and social media.
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