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EU makes last-ditch bid to save Greek bailout

ATHENS - EU authorities made a last-minute offer to salvage a bailout deal that could keep Greece in the euro as the clock ticked down on Tuesday, with Germany warning that time had run out to extend vital credit lines to Athens. | Video

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Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT - The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday.

World, Syria 9:14am EDT

Jeb Bush releasing 33 years of tax records in show of transparency

WASHINGTON - Republican Jeb Bush planned to release 33 years of tax records on Tuesday in what was believed to be the most ever made public by a presidential candidate.

Politics, U.S. 9:49am EDT

Tunisia sees Libya link to beach resort attacker: source

TUNIS - A Tunisian gunman who killed 39 people at a resort hotel, mostly British holiday-makers, probably spent time in a training camp in Libya and had been in contact with militants over the border, a security source said on Tuesday.

World, Tunisia, Libya 9:41am EDT

Car bomb in Yemeni capital hits mourners, dozens wounded

SANAA - A car bomb claimed by Islamic State exploded in the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, medics said, wounding at least 28 people gathered to mourn another attack earlier this month. | Video

World, Yemen 2:34am EDT

Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, second passenger dies

TOKYO - Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died on Tuesday after one doused himself in oil and set it ablaze, police said, but there was no immediate indication of a motive for the action that left 26 others injured. | Video

Japan, World 6:55am EDT
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In Yemen chaos, Islamic State grows to rival al Qaeda

DUBAI - Al Qaeda's leadership of Islamist militancy in Yemen is being challenged amid the chaos of civil war by its rival Islamic State, which could become a bigger threat to the group than the U.S. drones that periodically kill its commanders.