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Iran and six powers entrenched as clock ticks to nuclear deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and major powers were struggling on Monday to reach a preliminary nuclear accord as "gloom" set in, with both sides sticking to their positions a day before a self-imposed deadline. | Video

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Former U.S. agents charged for bitcoin theft during Silk Road probe

- The U.S. Justice Department announced charges on Monday against two former federal agents accused of stealing the digital currency bitcoin during the investigation of the underground drug marketplace Silk Road.

Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot's license, German prosecutors said on Monday. | Video

Greek PM says wants 'honest compromise' but not at any cost

ATHENS - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday appealed for an "honest compromise" with lenders but warned Greece would not agree to an "unconditional" one, after its biggest creditor demanded it do more to show commitment to reform. | Video

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One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram U.S. spy agency gates

WASHINGTON - Two people tried to run their vehicle through the National Security Agency's gates near Washington on Monday before guards at the spy agency fatally shot one of them, said officials, who added there was no evidence of a link to terrorism.

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Buhari builds on early lead in tight Nigerian election

ABUJA - Nigerian opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of 2 million votes with three-quarters of states counted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power three decades ago via a military coup. | Video

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Exclusive: Pentagon chief sends military wish lists to Congress with reservations

WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday sent Congress the military's annual "wish lists," including 12 Boeing Co F/A-18 fighter jets and 14 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, but said he would not back any of the requests unless lawmakers passed a larger overall defense budget.