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While U Slept: Big 5 News Breaking Overnight. Wednesday, September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010

SARKOZY WON’T CHANGE RETIREMENT AGE In the wake of Tuesday’s massive protests, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he’ll change his pension plan, but will not change the retirement age. (Bloomberg)

COLORADO FIRES FORCE THOUSANDS TO EVACUATE Fires outside of Boulder, Colorado force thousands of citizens to evacuate their homes. (CNN)

INVESTIGATOR SAYS UN FAILED CONGO RAPE VICTIMS UN assistant secretary general Atul Khare admits that the UN has not done enough to help mass rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Guardian)

EURO CURRENCY FALLS, YEN SLIPS
The euro falls to a new all-time low of 1.27 against the Swiss Franc, while the yen falls, as well. ( WSJ)

BP TO RELEASE FINDINGS OF INTERNAL INVESTIGATION INTO OIL SPILL 5 months after the explosion of an oil rig in the Gulf Coast, BP is slated to release the findings of an internal investigation into what caused the incident. (CNN)

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