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Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

ATHENS - Greeks voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine their future in Europe‚Äôs common currency. | Video

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Chinese officials, investors hope new support steps will stave off stock crash

SHANGHAI - China's stock markets may be facing 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 could threaten the world's second-largest economy.

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Quartet of crises threatens Europe's core

BRUSSELS - Four great crises around Europe's fringes threaten to engulf the European Union, potentially setting the ambitious post-war unification project back by decades.

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Islamic State attacks power plant in Hasaka, in northeast Syria: army

BEIRUT - Islamic State suicide bombers on Sunday blew up an explosive- laden truck near a power plant that serves the northeastern city of Hasaka, the latest attack after their expulsion from most parts of the city, the Syrian army said.

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Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers

GLEN, N.H. - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of stealing commercial secrets and "huge amounts of government information," and of trying to "hack into everything that doesn't move in America." | Video

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America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs and barbecues amid tightened security

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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At least 14 hospitalized after deck collapses in North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. - A deck on a house on the North Carolina coast collapsed on Saturday as a family gathered for a photo, and at least 14 people were rushed to the hospital including several in critical condition, officials said.

Suicide bomber kills six at church in Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria - A suicide bomber killed six people at a church on Sunday in Potiskum, a town in northeast Nigeria hit by suspected Boko Haram attacks in the past, a Red Cross official and a witness said.