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Greece offers conditional okay to bailout, Germany skeptical

ATHENS/BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told international creditors Athens could accept their bailout offer if some conditions were changed, but Germany said it could not negotiate while Greece was headed for a referendum on the aid-for-reforms deal. | Video

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Toyota's top female executive steps down after arrest in Japan

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday that Julie Hamp, its first female managing officer, had resigned following her arrest last month on suspicion of illegally importing the painkiller oxycodone into Japan.

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"Conscience vote" may help Australia decide on same-sex marriage

SYDNEY - Australia will soon decide whether to legalize same-sex marriage under a cross-party bill which may allow parliament members to vote according to their conscience, rather than along party lines, media reported on Wednesday.

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Syrian Kurds say thwart big Islamic State attack on border town

BEIRUT - A Syrian Kurdish militia said on Wednesday it had recovered full control of the border town of Tel Abyad after Islamic State fighters raided its outskirts the day before in preparation for a larger assault.

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