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Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

ATHENS - Greece votes on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency area after seven years of economic pain. | Video

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Car bombs kill 11 in Baghdad at end of Ramadan fast

BAGHDAD - Two car bombs killed 11 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, police and medical sources said, striking as many people were ending their daily Ramadan fast.

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America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs, banners and barbecues

NEW YORK - Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows and crowned a new world hot dog eating champion as they celebrated Independence Day in traditional style on Saturday. | Video

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Pope heads to South America to champion the poor and the planet

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis leaves Rome on Sunday for his first trip to Spanish-speaking Latin America, a "homecoming" to a continent where he will champion the rights of the poor and of the planet.

Hillary Clinton: no substitute for 'constant engagement' with Putin

GLEN, N.H. - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday the United States has to be "much smarter" about how it deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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China curbs IPOs, enlists brokers in all-out bid to end market rout

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China froze share offers and set up a market-stabilization fund on Saturday, the Wall Street Journal said, as Beijing intensified efforts to pull stock markets out of a nose-dive that is threatening the world's second-largest economy.

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Leaping sturgeon kills five-year-old girl boating in Florida

- A leaping sturgeon struck and killed a 5-year-old girl boating with her family on a river in Florida, and a similar incident injured two adults in a different part of the state, wildlife officials said on Saturday.

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Iraqi jets drop leaflets over Mosul promising to recapture city

BAGHDAD - Iraqi jets dropped leaflets over Mosul telling residents that Islamic State fighters would soon be driven from the northern city, saying details of the operation would be broadcast on a new radio station.