Conrad Black is seeking bail till the Supremes decide his appeal. Our one big question: Why will this be front-paged in today's papers? How did it get into this blog? What is it with women and saving the dolphins? Get back to me. I really want to know.
Fashion victims Babs and Con Black.
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* Time Warner to divorce AOL. TW has announced it's dumping this epic turkey maybe 30 times since their blockbuster bungled merger of 2001. Maybe this time it'll happen, but when did anyone last care about AOL?
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Note: For the purposes of this blog, the inception of the Great Recession in the U.S., the epicentre of the crisis, is taken as the start date for the global slump. The U.S. has been in recession since December 2007.