Newly-appointed Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos reacts during a handover ceremony in Athens, Greece July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Germany, France warn Greece time is running out

France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity.  Full Article 

Oil crashes 8 percent as Greek vote, Iran talks set off exodus 4:54pm EDT

NEW YORK - Oil prices suffered their biggest selloff in five months on Monday, falling as much as 8 percent as Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes set off a deepening spiral of losses.

A Confederate flag flies at the base of a confederate memorial in front of the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Bill to remove Confederate flag advances

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina lawmakers took a major step toward passing legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state capitol in Columbia and has long been denounced by critics as a symbol of slavery.  Full Article 

This combination picture shows Secretary of State John Kerry (L) during a meeting at a hotel in Vienna on July 1, 2015 and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a meeting at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, on July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Rift remains in Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA - A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program was among the issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.  Full Article 

Guards walk on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Khaled al-Anduli, an army commander loyal to the Houthi movement, after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Strikes kill dozens in Yemen, imperil truce talks

DUBAI/ADEN - Nearly 100 people were killed in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce.  Full Article 

Pope Francis waves from a popemobile as he greets a crowd of faithful in Quito, Ecuador, July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Granja

Pope draws half million to Mass in Ecuador

GUAYAQUIL - Pope Francis used his first Mass in Ecuador to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned by the Church.  Full Article | Video 

All quiet on the CME

After 167 years, the CME's open outcry system for trading futures closed on Monday. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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