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jewish study center, nariman house. brother wasi reminded the two gunmen that killing a jew was worth far more to them than killing a guest at the taj hotel. the center was run by rabbi gabrielle holtzberg and his pregnant wife ri rivkah. their 2-year-old son had been put to bed. the neighbors heard what happened when the rabbi and his wife confronted the gunmen. >> the two gunmen killed the rabbi, his wife and two houseguests. they took two women hostage. then they turned their attention to the crowd gathering outside. >> brother wasi turned to his superiors for direction. one of the regular civilians they shot was this woman's son. >> three miles away, kasab and his accomplice ismail, the pair who had massacred travelers at the railway station, drove into a police roadblock. ismail was shot dead at the wheel of their hijacked car. >> at 1:00 a.m., four hours after he had come ashore in mumbai, the police took kasab under armed guard to a nearby hospital where they began taping his interrogation. he said his father had in effect sold him to lashkar-e-taiba, the army of the righteous
employment, in housing. so things are kind of soft out there discounting the whole mess in washington. >> so for the gdp number, nariman, what are you looking for? >> we're saying 1.8 for the third quarter. and we think it might get softer for the fourth quarter. so the second half of the year we're barely over 1.5%. so, again, not good in terms of -- >> but we have a bunch of excuses for that. >> sure, of course. but still, it's not good. >> and what's the real back -- factoring all that stuff out or can we not factor it out on? maybe it did affect us. >> it's what i called inside the beltway versus outside the beltway. outside the beltway, the economy is growing 2.5%. but when you factor in the inside the beltway mess, 1.5%, basically. >> nariman, what do you think for the first quarter of next year? is this a continued slump or do you think there's a quick rebound? >> i think we will see a rebound for two reasons. one, there's a bit of a bounceback and we'll start to see that underlying strength. we could easily see between 2.5% and 3% in the first quarter. >> all right.
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