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Greece, Europe relations affects markets in Asia

    Greece, Europe relations affects markets in Asia

Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone took visible, if modest, steps Thursday to bridge their differences over Athens’ demands to lighten the load of its bailout, but an imminent deal appears still to be some way off.

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Greek talks with eurozone find no solution

    Greek talks with eurozone find no solution

BRUSSELS — Talks between Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone broke down Thursday without agreement or even a plan of action on how to move forward on the country’s debts and bailout.

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Arizona town mourns loss of local woman killed by Islamic State

    Arizona town mourns loss of local woman killed by Islamic State

The small Arizona town where Kayla Jean Mueller grew up gathered in grief Tuesday upon learning that the 26-year-old aid worker who traveled the world on a quest to help others had died while in the hands of Islamic State militants.

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Democrats back $1 billion lethal aid to Ukranian forces

    Democrats back $1 billion lethal aid to Ukranian forces

The top Republican and Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday called for $1 billion in lethal defensive aid to Ukraine as Congress increased pressure on President Barack Obama to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels.

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Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine sparks fire

    Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine sparks fire

A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fierce fighting has surged despite a renewed diplomatic push for peace.

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Persevering past roadblocks to build promising Ebola vaccine

    Persevering past roadblocks to build promising Ebola vaccine

It took 16 years of twists and turns. Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the next experiment fail.

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University of South Carolina murder-suicide leaves 2 dead

    University of South Carolina murder-suicide leaves 2 dead

Two people died Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide inside a building on the University of South Carolina’s campus in busy downtown Columbia.

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Jordan launches series of new airstrikes in war on Islamic State

    Jordan launches series of new airstrikes in war on Islamic State

Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State training centers and weapons storage sites Thursday, intensifying attacks after the militants burned to death a captured Jordanian pilot.

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Saudi Arabia connected to 9/11 by “20th hijacker” testimony

    Saudi Arabia connected to 9/11 by “20th hijacker” testimony

Lawyers for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers, including sworn testimony from the so-called 20th hijacker and from three principals of the U.S. government’s two primary probes of the attacks.

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Christie dodges reporter questions in UK

    Christie dodges reporter questions in UK

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie canceled plans to talk with reporters in London on Tuesday after his comments on vaccinations sparked a political flap at home.

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