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As default looms, Merkel rules out more negotiations with Greece

ATHENS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out new negotiations with Greece until after it votes on a proposal from creditors, leaving virtually no hope left to avert a midnight default despite a plea from Athens for a last-minute bailout extension. | Video

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U.S., Iran presidents issue warnings as nuclear talks extended

VIENNA - Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on Tuesday, while U.S. President Barack Obama said there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off.

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Over 100 feared dead after Indonesia military plane crashes

MEDAN, Indonesia - More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane plowed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, in what may be the deadliest accident yet for an air force with a long history of crashes. | Video

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U.S. consumer confidence rises; manufacturing still soft

NEW YORK - U.S. consumer confidence increased solidly in June, with households upbeat about the labor market, supporting views the economy was back on firmer footing after wobbling at the start of the year.

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Tunisia hotel gunman trained in Libya jihadist camp: government

TUNIS - The Tunisian gunman who carried out a deadly attack on a hotel last Friday trained in a jihadist camp in Libya last year, Tunisia's government said on Tuesday.

World, Tunisia, Libya 3:20pm EDT

Court rules NSA can temporarily resume bulk phone data collection

WASHINGTON - A U.S. court has ruled that the eavesdropping National Security Agency can temporarily resume its bulk collection of Americans' telephone records, according to documents made public on Tuesday.

Politics, U.S. 4:09pm EDT