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Euro Falls as Greece Votes 'No' to Bailout Package
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:30:00 GMTThe euro fell sharply on Monday (local time) in Asia-Pacific trading after Greeks looked to have overwhelmingly rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money. The euro initially fell about 1.4 percent against its U.S. counterpart but ...

Greek 'no' voters celebrate historic victory
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:47:00 GMTPeople celebrate in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on July 5, 2015, as the 'no' campaign against a stringent bailout plan appears headed for victory. (Photo: Christopher Furlong, Getty Images) ATHENS — The votes were still being counted.

Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:06:00 GMTLONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition. Hundreds of fans outside St. Mary ...

China's move toward restricting foreign NGOs spurs anxiety in many organizations
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:52:00 GMTWhen a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April, Chinese nongovernmental organizations rushed in to provide help, making camp on the grounds of the national palace museum and distributing water, food and tents. A Lions Club chapter in Guangdong province ...

Iran Nuclear Talks: Kerry, Zarif Locked in Meetings as Deadline Looms
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:25:00 GMTVIENNA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart were in nonstop negotiations Sunday with just 48-hours to go before their latest deadline for a nuclear deal — negotiations he acknowledged "could go either way." Kerry and Iran's ...

Coalition Airstrikes Target IS Militants in Raqqa
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:47:00 GMTU.S.-led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syria Saturday and Sunday have killed at least 23 Islamic State militants and wounded others. In a statement issued early Sunday, the coalition said the airstrikes targeted structures and transit routes used by the ...

ISIS video shows execution of 25 men in ruins of Syria amphitheater
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:44:00 GMTAtlanta (CNN)A just-released video from ISIS shows militants executing 25 captives in the ruins of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The graphic video begins with images of the Quran, followed by gruesome scenes showing what ...

Suicide Bomber Kills 5 in NE Nigeria
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:52:00 GMTA suicide bomber killed at least five people at a church in northeast Nigeria. The bombing is the latest in a string of suspected Boko Haram attacks that have left some 200 dead over the past week. The blast took place Sunday morning at a church in ...

Pope Francis Makes Latin America Visit About 'Most Fragile ... Most Vulnerable'
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:19:00 GMTAt the start of a weeklong visit to his native continent, Pope Francis arrived to a red carpet reception at Quito's main airport, where Ecuador's socialist president Rafael Correa greeted him on the tarmac. But as the pope's motorcade proceeded into the ...

Wales man calls snake expert after seeing what he thought was a snake in his computer, later finds out it was only a cable
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:50:00 GMTA terrified Welshman called a snake expert in the middle of the night after spotting what he thought was a deadly serpent inside his computer — which turned out to just be its cable. The man was checking over his PC at his Cardiff, Wales, home at 2:30 a ...

Mexican government wants to tame disruptive teachers’ union
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:13:00 GMTMEXICO CITY — They have seized public plazas and filled them with sprawling tent cities. They have burned government buildings and choked off a city’s gasoline supply. They have held marches and torched ballots and closed schools for weeks at a time.

Saudi puts price on Yemeni Saleh's head
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:51:00 GMTA Saudi Arabian tycoon has set a prize for the killing of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in a bid to support Saudi aggression against the impoverished country. Saad Abdul Hadi Anzi, the director of Prince Mash'al bin Saud’s sport center, and ...

Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:45:00 GMTState media published video and photos Friday of Castro, describing him discussing food production and climate change at a meeting with cheese masters at the Food Industry Research Institute. The rare public appearance -- Castro's first in three months ...

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:48:00 GMTPolice say a 22-year-old Maine man was killed after setting a fireworks mortar tube off on top of his head on the Fourth of July. State police say Devon Staples of Calais was killed in what they described as a "bizarre" accident around 10 p.m. Saturday ...

Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:50:00 GMTCALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off ...

'No' vote against stringent Greek bailout plan takes clear lead
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:45:00 GMTSome 22,000 Greeks for a 'Yes' outcome yelled pro-European slogans just 800 metres away from a rival 'No' rally in central Athens late Friday, two days ahead of a bailout referendum to determine the country's financial future. Video provided by AFP ...

On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:42:00 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that ...

THE NAY'S HAVE IT: Greece says no to bailout offer from international creditors in Sunday's referendum
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:38:00 GMTTHE “NO’S” have it! Greeks voted Sunday to decline a bailout offer from international creditors, jeopardizing its place in the euro zone and casting further doubt on the country’s economic future. With almost 93% of the vote counted, 61% of voters ...

No! Greek vote shocks Europe
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:31:00 GMTGreece has voted by a big margin against Europe's latest bailout offer, raising the prospect of a new economic disaster for the country and putting its future in the euro at risk. More than 60% heeded left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call to vote ...



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