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Euro zone gives Greece until Sunday for debt deal

BRUSSELS - Euro zone members have given Greece until the end of the week to come up with a proposal for sweeping reforms in return for loans that will keep the country from crashing out of Europe's currency bloc and into economic ruin. | Video

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Iran nuclear talks extended, source says 48 hours left for deal

VIENNA - Iran and major powers gave themselves at least until Friday to negotiate an agreement on the Iranian nuclear program, but a source from one of the powers said on Tuesday they had to wrap up in the next 48 hours. | Video

World, Davos 07 Jul 2015

Pope: Duty to protect planet, calls for 'social justice' on resources

QUITO - Pope Francis on Tuesday said protecting the planet was no longer a choice but a duty and called for a new "social justice" where access to the earth's resources would be based on equality instead of economic interests. | Video

Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed

SANAA - Two deadly car bombs hit the capital Sanaa and a southern city in Yemen on Tuesday, state news agency Saba reported, a day after air strike and clashes killed almost 200 people nationwide. | Video

World, Yemen, United Nations 07 Jul 2015

Groups sue Chicago suburbs for more gun control

CHICAGO - A group of civil rights activists on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against three Chicago suburbs to force them to take stricter gun-control measures to stem the flow of weapons into the city's crime-ridden neighborhoods.

07 Jul 2015

Bill Cosby's moralizing comes back to haunt him

NEW YORK - Bill Cosby's forthright views on black parenting came back to haunt him this week when a U.S. judge called the comedian a "public moralist" who had lost the right of personal privacy in a 2005 civil sexual assault case.

Entertainment, People 07 Jul 2015
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Felon in immigration furor pleads not guilty to San Francisco shooting

SAN FRANCISCO - A convicted felon who had been deported five times from the United States to Mexico pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to first degree murder in a San Francisco shooting that has spawned passionate debate about the city's immigration policies. | Video

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Court begins hearing Philippines, China dispute over South China Sea

AMSTERDAM - The Philippines argued at a closed hearing on Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over the right to exploit natural resources and fish in the South China Sea.