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Greece faces last chance to stay in euro as cash runs out

BRUSSELS/ATHENS - Greece faces a last chance to stay in the euro zone on Tuesday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras puts proposals to an emergency euro zone summit after Greek voters resoundingly rejected the austerity terms of a defunct bailout. | Video

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Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

DUBAI/ADEN - Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce. | Video

World, United Nations, Yemen 06 Jul 2015

Obama says U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pledged to increase U.S. support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers. | Video

World, Politics, Syria 06 Jul 2015

All clear at Maryland military hospital after gunshot report

WASHINGTON - Authorities gave the all clear at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Washington, the biggest military hospital complex in the world, after a report of a gunshot triggered a lockdown on Monday, the U.S. Navy said.

06 Jul 2015

In Ecuador, Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Church

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador - Pope Francis used his first Mass in Ecuador on Monday to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned by the Church when the world's bishops gather at the Vatican in October. | Video

South Carolina bill to remove Confederate flag advances in legislature

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina lawmakers took a step on Monday toward removing the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state house in Columbia, long denounced as a symbol of slavery by critics. | Video

Politics, U.S. 06 Jul 2015
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Bill Cosby said in 2005 lawsuit he gave Quaaludes to women for sex

LOS ANGELES - Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.

Islamic State takes ground from Syrian Kurds after air strikes

BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters stormed a Syrian town held by Kurdish-led forces near Raqqa city on Monday, part of a wider offensive by the militants two days after their de facto capital was hit by some of the heaviest U.S.-led air strikes in the conflict. | Video