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A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

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The unassuming hero of Jonas Karlsson's clever, Kafkaesque parable is the opposite of a malcontent. Despite scant education, a limited social life, and no prospects for success as it is usually defined, he's that rarity, a most happy fella with an amazing ability to content himself with very little. But one day, returning to his barebones flat from his dead-end, part-time job at a video store, he finds an astronomical bill from an entity called W.R.D. He assumes it's a scam. Actually, it is more sinister-- and it forces him to take a good hard look at his life and values.

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Market Rally Fades As Investors Turn Attention From Greece To Spain

Jun 18, 2012
Originally published on June 18, 2012 1:19 pm

At midday in New York, Bloomberg News' headline pretty much sums up the story for the markets so far today and their reaction to the news about Sunday's vote in Greece:

"U.S. Stocks Swing Between Gains, Losses Amid Europe Woes."

And this paragraph from Bloomberg's account seems to capture what traders are thinking:

"We managed to not drive off the cliff in Greece, but we still got flat tires," said Alan Gayle, a senior strategist at RidgeWorth Capital Management in Richmond, Va., which oversees about $47 billion. "There's some heavy lifting yet to go. The challenges in Spain are very much in front of us. There's not a lot of conviction out there."

Our original post and earlier updates:

It hasn't taken long for financial markets to heave their sighs of relief about Sunday's vote in Greece and then get back to worrying:

-- "An early risk asset rally has faltered as traders turn their attention away from Greece and to rising Spanish bond yields." (The Financial Times)

-- "Market relief at the future of the euro zone began to fade by midmorning Monday, as stocks and the euro retreated and Spain's borrowing costs pushed up to around the 7 percent barrier seen by many as unsustainably high." (The New York Times)

-- "Relief over the Greek election result gave way to concerns about problems in Spain and the wider euro zone on Monday with European shares and the single currency reversing early gains." (Reuters)

As NPR's Eric Westervelt puts it in a report for our Newscast Desk, "there is deep concern that the euro crisis relief will be temporary as the much larger economies of Spain and Italy remain under pressure due to high borrowing costs, anemic growth and debt."

Also weighing on investors' minds: Greece's economic problems certainly haven't been solved just because the conservative New Democracy party, which is known as being "pro-euro" won enough votes to be given the opportunity to form a coalition government. As NPR's John Ydstie said on Morning Edition, while "the prospect of a disorderly exit from the euro by Greece has receded ... there's still a long, uphill road ahead, in terms of trying to stabilize the Greek economy."

In Greece, conservative leader Antonis Samaras is poised to launch coalition talks, The Associated Press writes.

Meanwhile, NPR's Scott Horsley reports that "President Obama and other world leaders are gathering in Los Cabos, Mexico, hoping to get some assurances at the G-20 summit that European governments are getting control of their financial problems before they become a further drag on the global economy."

Update at 11:30 a.m. ET. Europe's Leaders "Have To Act And Act Very Decisively":

Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at Global Insight, tells NPR Newscast anchor Paul Brown that "European leaders have to act and act very decisively. ... If they don't, this crisis will spin out of control. ... They do need to increase the size of the bailout funds. There's not enough money in there to save both Spain and Italy ... [and] the European Central Bank has to start to buy up Spanish and Italian government bonds to prevent the yields from rising."

Update at 9:50 a.m. ET. Live Blogging:

The Financial Times is live blogging here. It just posted that "investors continue to sell out of European stocks."

Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal's latest story is headlined "Spanish Yields Surge; Greek Relief Wanes."

Update at 9:10 a.m. ET. From Planet Money:

"Another All-Downside-No-Upside Weekend For Europe."

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