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Greeks deeply divided heading into crucial vote

ATHENS - Greeks took to the streets in the tens of thousands on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a referendum that may decide the country’s future in Europe’s single currency. | Video

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In Supreme Court term, Obama wins big and loses small

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's administration was unexpectedly on the winning side in nearly all the close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in the term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage.

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Tunisian militant chief probably died in U.S. air strike: source

WASHINGTON - A veteran Tunisian militant was probably killed by a U.S. air strike on a jihadist meeting in Libya last month whose main target was a top Algerian fighter, a U.S. official said on Friday.

World, Tunisia, Libya 1:17pm EDT

Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen cities kill 16: Houthis

SANAA - Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 16 people in Yemen on Friday, the country's dominant Houthi militia said, and the European Union and United States appealed for a pause in the war to enable aid deliveries to stricken civilians.

World, Yemen, United Nations 2:34pm EDT

China hunts for 'manipulators' as stocks tumble

SHANGHAI - Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown crash. | Video

BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over deadly 2010 spill

HOUSTON - BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history.

U.S., Environment 02 Jul 2015