Former trader Tom Hayes arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, Britain August 3, 2015. REUTERS/PETER NICHOLLS

Ex-trader jailed for 14 years

LONDON - Ex-trader Tom Hayes was sentenced to 14 years in jail by a London court after being found guilty of conspiring to rig Libor benchmark interest rates following a seven-year investigation.  Full Article 

Greek stocks plunge, banks hammered, after five-week crisis shut down 12:16pm EDT

ATHENS - Greece's stock market closed with heavy losses on Monday after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.

Athletes warm up before their start of the swimming leg of the women's triathlon at the ITU World Olympic Qualification event on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
Doping Scandal

Athletes' health at risk

KUALA LUMPUR/SYDNEY - Some of the thousands of leaked doping test results were so extreme they posed a risk to athletes' health, an expert cited in a report on suspected blood doping said.  Full Article 

Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je talks to students as they protest at the entrance to the Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan, July 31, 2015. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Taiwan balks at pro-China textbooks

TAIPEI - Protests in Taiwan over textbook revisions that students say aim to brainwash them into accepting a "one China" view of history underscore the island's growing sense of independence.   Full Article 

A Guy & Gallard cafeteria employee serves a nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee from Brooklyn-based roaster Gillies Coffee out of a tap at its cafeteria in New York July 31, 2015 Hector Mai, manager of a Guy & Gallard cafeteria in midtown Manhattan, began serving cold brew this summer and has already noticed iced tea sales declining. Cold brew is made by steeping fresh ground coffee in cold water for between 12 and 24 hours, while traditional iced coffee is made by cooling hot-brewed coffee and serving it over ice. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Taste for cold brew transforms coffee market

NEW YORK - For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up. But as the latest craze, cold brew coffee, moves from a hipster infatuation to mainstream staple, that traditional seasonal pattern is unraveling.  Full Article 

Images of July

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of July 2015, including the Confederate flag controversy, Jerusalem Gay Pride attack, Tour de France, Ku Klux Klan, as well as other moments of everyday life. Produced by David Lucas.

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