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  • Analysts: Greek government's post-referendum future unsure

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ...

  • Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police in a central Philippine city have filed multiple murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of port, leaving more than 50 dead. Senior Inspector Rio ...

  • Aussie coach has advice for defending Japan

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Perhaps, Australia coach Alen Stajcic was on to something when he said, "We're not the Netherlands," in responding to question regarding how the Matildas might defend against Japan in the quarterfinals. Familiar with their Asian rivals, ...

  • Chafee's campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to ...

  • Quotations in the News

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) "This is not a protest. It is a celebration to overcome fear and blackmail." — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at a rally in Athens, imploring a "no" vote in Sunday's bailout referendum. ___ "The time has come for the ...

  • Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

    1 hour ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. Airlines routinely increase flights ...

  • 66 riders safely evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities ...

  • Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union?

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon. What would that mean for the Greek people and for the European Union's 16-year-old ...

  • Pennington's sac fly in 10th wins it for Diamondbacks, 4-3

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Cliff Pennington's sacrifice fly to deep left field drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Friday night. Welington Castillo led off the ...

  • Diamondbacks 4, Rockies 3, 10 innings,

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

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  • Mets begin road trip with 2-1 win over Dodgers

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, rookie Noah Snydergaard dueled reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw on even terms, and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles ...

  • Mets 2, Dodgers 1

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

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  • Fatal fire on Japan's airtight bullet train exposes lapses

    2 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — A fatal fire on Japan's bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record. Riding the Shinkansen feels like being in ...

  • Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday night in a game that stretched ...

  • America ushers in July 4 with hot dogs, hot music, cool beer

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: ___ IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEER Philadelphia started its Fourth of July celebration a little early. The ...

  • Indians 5, Pirates 2

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

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  • Medical helicopter crashes in Frisco; 3 escape

    10 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Three people were injured Friday afternoon when a Flight-for-Life helicopter exploded and burst into flames during take-off near Frisco, according to firefighters. No one was killed in the explosion. That's according to Tineil Ilano, spokeswoman for ...

  • Mariners hit 4 HRs in 9-5 win over A's

    3 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz, Seth Smith, Brad Miller and Logan Morrison all hit two-run homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games. J.A. Happ (4-5) snapped a ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 04-06-12-20-23 (four, six, twelve, twenty, twenty-three) Estimated jackpot: $200,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny

    4 hours ago

    (AP) AGUARAGUE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia (AP) — In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous ...

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