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For Greece's Farmers, Growing Pressure To Be More Competitive

Greece grows plenty of good agricultural products, but has trouble competing internationally. Many in Greece say it's time for the farm sector to modernize.
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U.S., Turkey Plan To Create 'Islamic State Free Zone' Along Syrian Border

The two nations hope to push self-declared Islamic State fighters out of a swath of Syrian territory. Turkey also called an emergency NATO meeting Tuesday on ISIS threats within its borders.
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U.S. Olympic Committee Ends Bid To Bring 2024 Summer Games To Boston

The committee ended Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Games on Monday. Mayor Martin Walsh had sought assurances that Boston taxpayers wouldn't be left with a major bill for hosting the games.
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Fleeing To Haiti, They Put Their Faith In 'God And Government'

Thousands of residents of the Dominican Republic — many of Haitian descent — have been stripped of citizenship. Facing deportation, they've moved into camps. Now they're living in limbo.
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Fiat Chrysler Fined $105 Million For Failing To Complete Recalls

The company will pay up to $105 million in fines for failing to fix recalled vehicles in a timely manner. The automaker also agreed to pay top trade-in value for many cars that were subject to recall.
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South Florida Haitians Protest Deportations In Dominican Republic

In South Florida, the Haitian community is protesting the possible deportation of hundreds of thousands of people of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic.
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China's Stock Market Suffers Largest Drop In 8 Years

China's main stock index, the Shanghai Composite Index, fell 8.5 percent Monday in the biggest percentage drop in eight years. The Chinese market had been making a comeback from a serious sell-off earlier this summer, but now much of that gain has been lost.
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As Brazil's Economy Goes In Reverse, Illusion Of Prosperity Fades With It

Brazil's so-called economic miracle appears to have stalled, or worse, gone into reverse.
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Obama Becomes First Sitting U.S. President To Visit Ethiopia

President Obama visited Ethiopia Monday on the first visit ever by a sitting U.S. president to that Horn of Africa nation. He spoke about human rights after a meeting with Ethiopia's prime minister.
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Malaysia, Cuba Taken Off U.S. Human Trafficking Blacklist

Many human rights advocates and U.S. lawmakers say the upgrade has more to do with politics than with the facts on the ground in those countries.

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