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If The Mess In Greece Is All Greek To You, Then Read This

This week, Greek will miss a $1.73 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund. The debt crisis has the potential to create financial, economic and geopolitical trouble for Americans.
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NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Comments On Mexican Immigrants

NBC severs ties with Donald Trump over his derogatory remarks about Mexicans.
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U.S. Encourages Europe To Keep Greece In The Eurozone

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Ivo Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, about how a Greek departure from the eurozone would impact the United States politically.
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Brazilian President Makes First U.S. Visit Since NSA Spying Scandal

President Dilma Rousseff will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with President Obama. The National Security Agency spying scandal prompted her to cancel a state visit two years ago.
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Dominican Deportations Reach Crisis Levels, Haitian President Says

Haitian President Michel Martelly claims his country has accepted 14,000 people from the Dominican Republic. But the Dominican government claims official deportations won't begin until August.
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Some Tourists Show Solidarity With Tunisia After Beach Attack

Despite the attack on the beach last week, many tourists say they're going to finish their vacations in Tunisia as a sign of solidarity with the country.
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The U.S. Now Has A 'Girls Count' Law. But Don't Boys Count, Too?

Some 220 million children under age 5 do not have a birth certificate. A new U.S. law pledges to support efforts to register girls around the world. Should the law mention boys as well?
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Solar-Powered Airplane Begins Long Journey From Japan To Hawaii

It's expected to be the longest leg of the Solar Impulse's planned around-the-world flight, a trip that will last five days and five nights.
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Sri Lanka's War Is Long Over, But Reconciliation Remains Elusive

The civil war is now six years in the past, but thousands of Tamil families are still looking for loved ones who disappeared during the conflict.
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Taiwan Water Park Fire Claims First Victim

A woman who suffered burns to 90 percent of her body has died. Investigators are looking at what caused powder sprayed from the stage during a performance to catch fire. Nearly 500 people were burned.

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