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- New York City Police “cleared Zuccotti Park of the Occupy Wall Street protesters early Tuesday, arresting dozens of people.” [New York Times]
- The Eurozone economy expanded by just 0.2 percent in the third quarter. [Associated Press]
- House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a $182 billion appropriations bill that will keep the government funded beyond this weekend, when the current spending bill runs out. [Associated Press]
- Congress’ fiscal supercommittee “is looking to count as budget savings as much as $700 billion that the nation no longer plans to spend on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over the next decade, an accounting gimmick that has drawn fire from both Democrats and Republicans.” [Washington Post]
- The Federal Housing Administration’s cash reserves are so low “that there is a ‘close to 50%’ chance the agency could run out of money.” [Wall Street Journal]
- A Washington state Republican takes on his own party over support for wind power subsidies. [McClatchy]
- Citigroup and Deutsche Banks have agreed “to pay a total of $165.5 million to settle federal regulators’ claims that they misled five failed credit unions about the risk of securities tied to mortgages.” [Associated Press]