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The Buffalo News
Bits and pieces of news ...OLAF FUB SEZ: According to American actor, director and screenwriter Billy Bob
Bits and pieces of news ...
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to American actor, director and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton, born this day in 1955, “We’re living in a time that’s just become judgmental and everybody wants to see failure.” BREAD FOR ALL – Chet Fery, an amateur... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Conservatives are trying to prove income inequality is a myth--and failingAs it becomes ever more clear that income inequality will be a defining issue i
Conservatives are trying to prove income inequality is a myth--and failing
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
As it becomes ever more clear that income inequality will be a defining issue in the upcoming presidential race--if not the defining issue--conservative economists and pundits are pulling out all the stops to persuade us that there's no there... Read more
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Washington Post
The Trump platform: Because I said soDonald Trump has been known for his controversial comments that make headlines
The Trump platform: Because I said so
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump has been known for his controversial comments that make headlines — but his positions on some key issues, like abortion and healthcare, appear radically different through the years. Here's a look at some of Trump's takes on the issues,... Read more
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Washington Post
The Trump platform: Because I said soDonald Trump wants to make America great again. This is how he wants to do it:
The Trump platform: Because I said so
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump wants to make America great again. This is how he wants to do it: If Trump were elected president, he says, he would launch the U.S. government into a massive building project — and a massive manhunt — all at once. He also wants to go... Read more
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Business Insider
A $26 trillion debt problem is crushing competitiveness in ChinaThe nation's debt mountain is widely estimated to top 250 per cent of gross dom
A $26 trillion debt problem is crushing competitiveness in China
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
The nation's debt mountain is widely estimated to top 250 per cent of gross domestic product, roughly equivalent to US$26 trillion, and is unlikely to peak before 2018. Its rate of growth since the start of the global financial crisis in 2007 has... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate riseWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate riseWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate riseWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate riseWASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate riseWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the
Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy. In... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for Southeast Asia – Hunter Marston Published: 28 July 2015 7:14 AM The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) made it
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for Southeast Asia – Hunter Marston
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 28 July 2015 7:14 AM The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) made it through its toughest hurdle in the US Congress last month, after the House and Senate both... Read more
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Washington Post
The dark side of China’s heavy-handed response to its plunging stock marketsThe Chinese stock markets plummeted Monday in the biggest one-day drop since 20
The dark side of China’s heavy-handed response to its plunging stock markets
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
The Chinese stock markets plummeted Monday in the biggest one-day drop since 2007. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 8.5 percent, weighing on Japanese, Hong Kong and U.S. markets. The trend is raising doubts about the effectiveness of Beijing’s... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Pressure to get sign off, as process breeds suspicionUS President Barack Obama has staked much credibility on reaching a deal. Photo
Pressure to get sign off, as process breeds suspicion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
US President Barack Obama has staked much credibility on reaching a deal. Photo / AP Negotiators from the US, Japan, New Zealand and nine other Pacific Rim countries could put the finishing touches on the most ambitious trade and investment deal in... Read more
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The Borneo Post
TPP talks head to Hawaii for final stageUS Trade Representative Michael Froman (centre) speaks next to Japan’s Economic
TPP talks head to Hawaii for final stage
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
US Trade Representative Michael Froman (centre) speaks next to Japan’s Economics Minister Akira Amari (centre left) and Singapore’s Trade Minister Lim Hng Kiang (centre right), with Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri... Read more
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The Post-Journal
CWC To Hold Annual MeetingBaldwin served as director of education at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of
CWC To Hold Annual Meeting
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Baldwin served as director of education at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History until 2014, when he left that position in order to devote himself to projects related to food security, vital communities and environmental sustainability... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ambitious trade talks head to Hawaii for final stageWASHINGTON - Negotiators from the US, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries
Ambitious trade talks head to Hawaii for final stage
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON - Negotiators from the US, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries could put the finishing touches on the most ambitious trade and investment deal in decades when they meet this week in Hawaii. People pass an advertisement protesting the... Read more
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Rappler
Ambitious trade talks head to Hawaii for final stageBUSY DAY. A ship loaded with containers at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Cali
Ambitious trade talks head to Hawaii for final stage
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
BUSY DAY. A ship loaded with containers at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California, USA, January 9, 2012. John G Mabanglo/EPA WASHINGTON DC, USA – Negotiators from the US, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries could put the finishing touches... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Up CloseOn Thursday, the window artwork, which was designed by Gary Peters Jr., was ins
Jamestown Up Close
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
On Thursday, the window artwork, which was designed by Gary Peters Jr., was installed by Chautauqua Sign Co. The artwork is similar to the banners located downtown promoting local attractions through the marketing campaign .... Read more
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Market Watch
U.S.-Cuban bank deal will let business make direct transactionsWASHINGTON — Florida-based Stonegate Bank signed on Tuesday the first deal to s
U.S.-Cuban bank deal will let business make direct transactions
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON — Florida-based Stonegate Bank signed on Tuesday the first deal to set up a correspondent account in Cuba since President Barack Obama’s December move to re-establish relations with the island nation, the bank’s president said. Stonegate... Read more
13d
AllAfrica.com
Commissionership - Return of Akpabio's Men Tears Akwa Ibom ApartThe 20 commissioners and two special advisers recently appointed by Akwa Ibom S
Commissionership - Return of Akpabio's Men Tears Akwa Ibom Apart
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The 20 commissioners and two special advisers recently appointed by Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel may be currently relishing their appointments, there is an uneasy calm over the appointment of 11 of them. Reasons for the anger are not... Read more
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The Post-Journal
RTPI Ambassadors Teach Riverwalk Environmental EducationFar right, Dan Stone, city arborist, is pictured planting a tree with children
RTPI Ambassadors Teach Riverwalk Environmental Education
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Far right, Dan Stone, city arborist, is pictured planting a tree with children and supervisors from the Jamestown Summer Playground Program with assistance from the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History’s Project Wild America youth... Read more
15d
New Kerala
APEC membership pitched as India's gateway to international trade pacts Business and policy leaders Monday pitched membership in the Asia-Pacific Eco
APEC membership pitched as India's gateway to international trade pacts
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Business and policy leaders Monday pitched membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group as India's gateway to participation in international trade agreements... Read more
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15d
iol.co.za
IMF names Obstfeld as chief economistAPWhite House economic adviser Maurice Obstfeld has been named as the Internati
IMF names Obstfeld as chief economist
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
APWhite House economic adviser Maurice Obstfeld has been named as the International Monetary Fund's chief economist. File photo: Chuck Kennedy, The White House, via Associated Press Washington - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its... Read more
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15d
Zawya
IMF appoints White House economic adviser as chief economist WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Monday nam
IMF appoints White House economic adviser as chief economist
Zawya / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, an academic and White House economic adviser known for his work... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
IMF appoints White House economic adviser as chief economistWASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief e
IMF appoints White House economic adviser as chief economist
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund on Monday named as its new chief economist Maurice Obstfeld, an academic and White House economic adviser known for his work on money flows and international finance. Obstfeld, currently on leave from the... Read more
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16d
The Post-Journal
Experience SummerWe as a community can be very self-critical and many spend their energy focusin
Experience Summer
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
We as a community can be very self-critical and many spend their energy focusing on what is lacking in our community rather than promoting our strengths. People who come here to vacation from around the country compliment our beautiful surroundings... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Dr. Joseph C. BagliaJoe was born May 1, 1940, in Jamestown, the son of the late Christy and Frances
Dr. Joseph C. Baglia
The Post-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Joe was born May 1, 1940, in Jamestown, the son of the late Christy and Frances (Vitanza) Baglia Sr.. Joe was a 1958 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1966 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. He completed his undergraduate studies... Read more
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Deseret News
Now may be a great time for a vacation to GreeceThe financial debacle that is Greece may not be so gloomy for one sector of its
Now may be a great time for a vacation to Greece
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
The financial debacle that is Greece may not be so gloomy for one sector of its beleagured economy: tourism. With the euro expected to reach parity with the dollar for the first time, now is a great time to plan a trip to Greece. Think of the trip... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaBeyond A Bailout: Greece Needs Debt Relief, IMF Says Whatever comes of the lat
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 20 days ago
Beyond A Bailout: Greece Needs Debt Relief, IMF Says Whatever comes of the latest bailout plan for Greece, it may not be enough to save the country's economy, a new report from the International Monetary Fund says.The IMF says Greece is so saddled... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Beyond A Bailout: Greece Needs Debt Relief, IMF SaysThe IMF says Greece is so saddled with debt that it probably can't turn its eco
Beyond A Bailout: Greece Needs Debt Relief, IMF Says
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
The IMF says Greece is so saddled with debt that it probably can't turn its economy around for years — even if it does everything its creditors want. The IMF wants European officials to grant some kind of debt relief to Greece — but such a move has... Read more
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The Post-Journal
‘Poetry And Punch’"The Poetry and Punch with parents went very well," said Washington Middle Scho
‘Poetry And Punch’
The Post-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
"The Poetry and Punch with parents went very well," said Washington Middle School fifth-grade teacher Deb Rein. "The students were ecstatic to share their poetry and were very proud of themselves. I think it is important to get parents involved and... Read more
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Business Insider
The Iran deal could push crude oil prices down to $35 per barrelThe participants at the talks were all smiles after the accord was reached on J
The Iran deal could push crude oil prices down to $35 per barrel
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
The participants at the talks were all smiles after the accord was reached on July 14, and the deal amounts to a thaw in relations between the United States and Iran for the first time since the Iranian Revolution in 1979. The deal was not welcomed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Greece: Revolt over austerity deal reaches CabinetBRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greece: Revolt over austerity deal reaches Cabinet
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Greek leader faces outrage at home over rescue deal 'coup'BRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greek leader faces outrage at home over rescue deal 'coup'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Greek leader faces dissent at home over rescue dealBRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greek leader faces dissent at home over rescue deal
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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Daily Herald
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealBRUSSELS -- With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescu
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
BRUSSELS -- With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s Europe’s real reason for rescuing GreeceWASHINGTON: (Marketwatch) — Forget about Greece being humiliated and subjugated
Here’s Europe’s real reason for rescuing Greece
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON: (Marketwatch) — Forget about Greece being humiliated and subjugated to German-mandated austerity. The principal objective of Alexis Tsipras was preventing Greece from being thrown out of the eurozone. And on that he was successful. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
Greek PM faces dissent on bailout deal | News & Observer News & Observer July 14, 2015 With members of his own pa
Greek PM faces dissent on bailout deal
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
| News & Observer News & Observer July 14, 2015 With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece’s European creditors, Prime... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Greek PM faces dissent on bailout dealWith members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struc
Greek PM faces dissent on bailout deal
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece’s European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government’s majority after he was forced to shred election promises and... Read more
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The New Age
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealWith members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struc
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece’s European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government’s majority after he was forced to shred election promises and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tsipras faces bailout deal dissent Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces the media after a meeting of eurozo
Tsipras faces bailout deal dissent
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces the media after a meeting of eurozone heads of state at the EU Council building in Brussels (AP) Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a battle to cling on to his... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealBRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tsipras facing resistance at home to new bailout deal | Irish Examiner Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:39 AM Greek prime minister Al
Tsipras facing resistance at home to new bailout deal
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:39 AM Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a battle to cling on to his government's... Read more
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FOX News
Greek Prime Minister faces heat from own party over latest bailout dealBRUSSELS – With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue
Greek Prime Minister faces heat from own party over latest bailout deal
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS – With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Clair D. BurgesonFollowing a quiet gathering on Saturday, July 18, at the Chautauqua Lake Overlo
Clair D. Burgeson
The Post-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Following a quiet gathering on Saturday, July 18, at the Chautauqua Lake Overlook Rest Area I-86 Eastbound at 2 p.m., a remembrance gathering and smorgasbord will be held at 3:30 p.m., at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Jamestown. Friends and... Read more
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herald ie/
Tsipras under pressure to sell €86 billion deal as partners denounce German-led ‘coup’ Font Size After gruelling, often angry negotiations that tested the limits of
Tsipras under pressure to sell €86 billion deal as partners denounce German-led ‘coup’
herald ie/ / Posted 22 days ago
Font Size After gruelling, often angry negotiations that tested the limits of European unity, Greece has struck a preliminary rescue deal with its creditors that... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Greece PM Must Shred His Own Election Promises And Sell AusterityBRUSSELS (AP) -- With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary
Greece PM Must Shred His Own Election Promises And Sell Austerity
The Huffington Post / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealBRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
KXXV Waco / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealBRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout dealBRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary r
Greece: Tsipras faces dissent on bailout deal
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - With members of his own party openly denouncing a preliminary rescue deal struck with Greece's European creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must fight to cling to his government's majority after he was forced to shred election... Read more
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