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Kerry urges Iran to make 'hard choices', says U.S. ready to walk

VIENNA - An Iranian nuclear agreement is possible this week if Iran makes the "hard choices" necessary, but if not, the United States stands ready to walk away from the negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. | Video

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Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

VANCOUVER - Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the striker scoring the tournament's fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular long-range goal.

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Egyptian army kills 63 militants in North Sinai: sources

CAIRO - Egypt’s military launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Sunday, security sources said, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

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On nervous border, Turks welcome army but fear incursion into Syria

KARKAMIS, Turkey - From his fields in Turkey, farmer Huseyin Ozdemir can see Islamist militants digging trenches and planting mines as they ready for battle around the northern Syrian town of Jarablus.

World, Turkey, Syria 05 Jul 2015

China rolls out emergency measures to prevent stock market crash

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China's stock markets face a make-or-break week after officials rolled out an unprecedented series of steps at the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market crash that would threaten the world's second-largest economy.

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Captured New York fugitive moved to prison from hospital

NEW YORK - Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released on Sunday from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said.