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The other danger behind Greek vote

published about 6 hours ago
The other danger behind Greek vote
On Sunday, almost two-thirds of Greeks voted to reject the terms of a new European Union bailout, capping a tumultuous week that saw a Greek default on its IMF debt, a run on the banks and the imposition of capital controls.

Misty Copeland to Star in On the Town on Broadway

published about 7 hours ago
Misty Copeland to Star in On the Town on Broadway
Copeland will dance in the show from Aug. 25-Sept. 6
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Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

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VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the striker scoring the tournament's fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular long-range goal.

Cruz, Huckabee Go Head-to-Head for Evangelical Votes

published about 7 hours ago
Cruz, Huckabee go head-to-head for evangelical votes in Georgia

Fans Shower Gordon With Praise Before Final Daytona Race

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Fans shower 4-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon with pics, praise before final Daytona race


Critical scrambling follows Greek bailout deal rejection

"No" vote leaves country's economy on brink, ministers meeting to decide on next steps ahead of crucial session with European counterparts

Mathews' century sets Pakistan stiff target of 377

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PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Captain Angelo Mathews scored his fifth career test century to help revive Sri Lanka's innings and set a tough target ... more

Archibald prize entries depict different shades of Jacqui Lambie

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Archibald prize entries depict different shades of Jacqui Lambie
The independent senator for Tasmania – alternately draped in the Australian flag and dressed in khaki – is the subject of two entries in this ... more

Greek referendum: what the British national newspapers say

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Greek referendum: what the British national newspapers say
Editorials reflect some papers’ covert delight in threat to eurozone’s futureCrisis, chaos, turmoil. Today’s British national newspaper headlines reflect the seriousness of the situation facing ... more

Burundi president misses key regional crisis summit

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Burundi president misses key regional crisis summit
Burundi's president skipped regional talks Monday aimed at brokering a deal to end weeks of unrest in the country, choosing instead to campaign for his ... more

New-builds down 51% year-on-year, but overall trend 'positive'

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New-builds down 51% year-on-year, but overall trend 'positive'
Residential housing commencements fell 51% year-on-year in the first four months of 2015.

China stresses nationalism in war anniversary propaganda push

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Asia, and its fight against Japan, with ... more

Amazon's 'Prime Day' sale will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

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Amazon's turning 20 on July 15th and will celebrate the occasion by giving you another reason to sign up for Prime. The company is launching ... more

How Bond Investors Stand to Lose When Interest Rates Rise

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In a key scene in the movie ???Wall Street,??? the seasoned investment pro played by Hal Holbrook likens Charlie Sheen???s impending doom to a man ... more

China June inflation seen edging up to 1.3 percent year-on-year but still sluggish

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China June inflation seen edging up to 1.3 percent year-on-year but still sluggish
China's consumer inflation likely edged up in June as food prices steadied, while producer prices extended their decline well into a fourth year, reinforcing expectations ... more

Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel

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Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel
Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to ... more

Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions

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Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) — Mike Geske wants a drone.

Op-Ed Contributor: Bring Back Prostate Screening

published about 1 hour ago
Advanced techniques have made prostate screening more accurate. It’s time to bring it back.

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 1, The Hierarchy

published about 2 hours ago
The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 1, The Hierarchy
This is going to be a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today's business landscape or are ... more

Bad economics has killed wind farm subsidies in the UK

published about 2 hours ago
Wind turbines can't compete with fossil-fuel power plants unless we factor in the needs of both investors and environment, says policy expert Michael Grubb (full ... more

Football transfer rumours: Liverpool to sign Christian Benteke this week?

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Football transfer rumours: Liverpool to sign Christian Benteke this week?
This morning’s rumours are checking in on a flight to nowhereThe Mill struggles to wake up most mornings, which isn’t ideal given that the hour ... more

LEADING OFF: Sale Chases Record K Streak, All-Stars on Deck

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LEADING OFF: Sale goes for record strikeout streak, All-Stars on deck, Heston faces Mets again

A-Rod Deserves All-Star Consideration

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Stats say Alex Rodriguez could be headed to his 15th All-Star game

Essendon captain steadfast in his defence of embattled James Hird

published about 2 hours ago
Essendon captain steadfast in his defence of embattled James Hird
Jobe Watson says James Hird has his full backing as Essendon coachAdds that teams current woes are the fault of no single individualEssendon captain Jobe ... more

Big Moves Made, but Dealing Isn't Done in NBA Free Agency

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Though many big moves have already been made, dealing isn't done in NBA free agency

Today: The Greeks Say 'No.' Lake Mead's Secrets.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. An emphatic "no" from Greeks leaves the country and Europe's leaders in turmoil; and the devil will ... more

Greek finance minister resigns after bailout deal fails

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Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's flamboyant finance minister, abruptly resigned Monday morning despite a national referendum that delivered a rousing endorsement to his anti-austerity policies just hours ... more

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44

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An emergency agency official says 44 people were killed by two bombs that exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's ... more

Boltman the fan is a lightning rod in Chargers' relocation drama

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For two decades, Dan Jauregui has boasted he is the No. 1 fan of the Chargers football team.

ArtsBeat: The Grateful Dead Close Out Their Final Concert With Music and the Words ‘Please, Be Kind’

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ArtsBeat: The Grateful Dead Close Out Their Final Concert With Music and the Words ‘Please, Be Kind’
A sold-out crowd, estimated at more than 70,000, swayed and sang to every song — a rolling sea of graying beards and ponytails, flowing skirts, ... more
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X Factor auditions cancelled after Simon Cowell's mum dies

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Hopefuls will have to try out another day after head judge Simon’s sad news.

Love & Mercy: the rise and fall of tortured genius Brian Wilson

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Love & Mercy: the rise and fall of tortured genius Brian Wilson
The life of the legendary Beach Boys founder is almost too big a story to tell in one film – which is why this biopic ... more

Gazza threw Rolex out of window 'because it was listening to him'

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The troubled footballer admitted he struggled to keep a grip on reality when he was using drugs.

China stresses nationalism in war anniversary propaganda push

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Asia, and its fight against Japan, with ... more

Dustin Hoffman: film is the worst it has ever been

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Dustin Hoffman: film is the worst it has ever been
Two-time Oscar-winner laments focus on financial returns and says he wishes he had become a professional jazz pianist rather than an actorHollywood titan Dustin Hoffman ... more

BookWise Solutions secures new contract to provide software services to The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre

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Burton-on-Trent software developer BookWise Solutions has secured another contract, to provide its services to The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate.

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 6, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 6, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Monday, July 6, 2015

Op-Ed Contributor: Bring Back Prostate Screening

published about 1 hour ago
Advanced techniques have made prostate screening more accurate. It’s time to bring it back.

George Takei apologizes for calling Clarence Thomas a 'clown in blackface'

published about 3 hours ago
George Takei apologizes for calling Clarence Thomas a 'clown in blackface'
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- George Takei has apologized for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface."

Burt's Bees co-founder Burt Shavitz dies at 80

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Burt's Bees co-founder Burt Shavitz dies at 80
Kate StantonBANGOR, Maine, July 6 (UPI) -- Burt Shavitz, who co-founded Burt's Bees with Roxanne Quimby, died Sunday.