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Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

ATHENS - Greece votes on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency area after seven years of economic pain. | Video

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America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs, banners and barbecues

NEW YORK - Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows and crowned a new world hot dog eating champion as they celebrated Independence Day in traditional style on Saturday. | Video

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Hillary Clinton: no substitute for 'constant engagement' with Putin

GLEN, N.H. - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday the United States has to be "much smarter" about how it deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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China curbs IPOs, enlists brokers in all-out bid to end market rout

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China froze share offers and set up a market-stabilization fund on Saturday, the Wall Street Journal said, as Beijing intensified efforts to pull stock markets out of a nose-dive that is threatening the world's second-largest economy.

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Iraqi jets drop leaflets over Mosul promising to recapture city

BAGHDAD - Iraqi jets dropped leaflets over Mosul telling residents that Islamic State fighters would soon be driven from the northern city, saying details of the operation would be broadcast on a new radio station.

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Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops

ISMAILIA, Egypt - Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday, security sources said, as the Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there.

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Oregon marijuana fans look to cash in on new law

PORTLAND, Ore. - More than a thousand marijuana enthusiasts and entrepreneurs met in Oregon on Friday to swap samples, contacts and business tips in hopes of profiting from the state's new law allowing the recreational use of pot.

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Ecuador's Correa laments protests ahead of Pope's visit

QUITO - On the eve of Pope Francis' arrival, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa lamented on Saturday "cowardly" anti-government protests which he said were intended to spoil the first leg of the pontiff's tour of his home region.