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Giuliani Asks Press to Back Off His Third Wife

• Presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani asks the media to lay off his wife. Media laughs to itself and continues writing. [WCBS-TV via Mediabistro]
• In an effort to make viewers stick around for commercials, Fox will experiment with running short programming clips during the break. [WSJ]
• The entire Harper’s archive is online, a cornerstone of the magazine’s relaunched Website. [Harper’s]

• Spitzer reneges on promised judicial pay raises and the black robes twitch with fury. [New York Law Journal]
• Students at top law schools have banded together to demand more balanced hours, clearer expectations, and even less money. Fools! [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Former clerks, you’ll get the biggest single-year bonuses from Kellogg Huber and Sullivan & Cromwell. And don’t accept anything less than $35,000. [Above the Law]

• Bloomberg may be worth more than $13 billion, but he’s too proud to sell out to private equity, and he’s going to need cash, not stock, to finance a campaign. The probable solution? Debt. [Fortune]
• Citadel founder Ken Griffin has already made $2 billion, but he won’t be happy until he turns his hedge fund into a competitor with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. [Fortune]
• European markets are worth more than the U.S. capital markets for the first time since World War I. And the dollar is weak! [Financial Times]

L.A.M.B. designer Zaldy Goco has parted ways with the label. Sources cite the line’s bottom line and Goco’s side projects as the reason for the split. [Fashion Week Daily]
• Naomi Campbell enlists young designer and neon-lover Christopher Kane to create a fashion label. [Female First via Fashionista]
• Gucci Group replaces Chantal Roos, France’s most celebrated beauty exec, with Andrea Barbier, formerly of L’Oreal. [Fashion Wire Daily]

Giuliani Asks Press to Back Off His Third Wife