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Greece, Eurozone Leaders Reach Agreement On A New Bailout

A frantic weekend of activity in Brussels resulted in a new financial rescue deal for Greece, preventing a near-term exit from the Eurozone.
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Talks Continue For Possible Greek Bailout

Eurozone leaders meeting today in Brussels moved closer to a deal with Greece. But the provisions under consideration are unlikely to sit well with Greek voters. Soraya Sarhaddi-Nelson gives NPR's Arun Rath an update from Brussels.
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This Record Label Is Giving Women A 23% Wage-Gap Discount

A record label in Portland, Ore., (run by an ex-D.C. resident), is giving women a 23 percent discount because statistically, they earn 23 percent less than men.
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Eurozone Talks On Possible Greek Bailout Remain Inconclusive

Athens requires 25 billion euros just to prop up the Greek banking system. Eurozone finance ministers wrapped up a meeting on the bailout late Saturday with no announced decision. Talks resume Sunday.
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Stocks Manage To Bounce, But Commodity Prices Are Swooning

Prices for raw materials, such as iron ore, copper and oil, are down dramatically from last year. The price plunge helps contain inflation for consumers, but is tough on mining and drilling companies.
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Boy Band Joins The Masses To Take A Stand For Global Development

One Direction is one of many supporters of today's "global day of action," when citizens will make demands of their leaders. The goal: to send a message to the Financing for Development summit.
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After Rejecting Referendum, Greeks Feel Betrayed By Latest Bailout Plan

Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject austerity in a referendum last week. But now their government is being forced by European leaders to implement more austerity to avoid leaving the euro.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece moves toward a bailout deal with its creditors. Diplomats negotiating a plan on Iran’s nuclear program fail to meet a deadline. And the Chinese government tries to halt a stock market slide. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Forecast Says Oil Price Could Fall Amid Weak Demand

The International Energy Agency, in its latest forecast, says demand will continue to slow well into next year, but that a "rebalance" of the market will eventually stabilize prices.
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Greeks Rally In Athens In Support Of The Euro

Greeks who want their country to continue using the euro held a rally in Athens Thursday. Many see it as a last-ditch attempt to pressure the government to reach an agreement with its lenders.

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