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Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it a new financial lifeline....
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Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it a new financial lifeline....
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Egypt's president vows 'swift justice' after assassination

CAIRO (AP) -- President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi vowed Tuesday to accelerate a crackdown on extremists and bring "swift justice" after the assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor, raising the prospect of carrying out executions of senior Muslim Brotherhood figures, including the former president....
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Yemen fighting allows 1,200 prisoners to flee

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Some 1,200 inmates fled a prison in Yemen on Tuesday after guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents, officials said....
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The Latest: Changes to public pension systems pass House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The latest news from an efforts by Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers to send various pieces of major legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk (all times local):...
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Liquor bill passes Senate amid budget deadline day flurry

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers neared final votes on Tuesday, the final day of the state's fiscal year, that would send Gov. Tom Wolf a budget he plans to veto, at least in part, along with major legislation on liquor privatization and public sector pensions....
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Pennsylvania's auditor recommends municipal pension reforms

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A task force headed by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is recommending legislation it says will help improve the stability of Pennsylvania's 2,600 municipal pension plans....
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Late Oregon teen among 18 to win Carnegie Medal for heroism

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 16-year-old Oregon boy who drowned while trying unsuccessfully to save his younger brother's life is one of 18 people to be honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism....
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List of 18 people honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism

Winners of Carnegie Medals formally announced Tuesday:...
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Coroner: Police correct to shoot robbery standoff suspect

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner says a western Pennsylvania man didn't fatally shoot himself during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery, but found state police who fired the fatal shots were justified....
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Pennsylvania racetrack to start races earlier to avoid deer

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A thoroughbred track that canceled races because wild deer were jumping onto the track will start races earlier and remove nearby bushes and trees in an attempt to keep the animals at bay, officials said Tuesday....
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Papal visit: From halls of power to streets of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis' nine-day visit to the U.S. and Cuba in September will take him from the halls of power to the cradle of American democracy....
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Halliburton closing 430-worker plant in western Pennsylvania

HOMER CITY, Pa. (AP) -- Halliburton is closing a western Pennsylvania plant with 430 workers, but says 80 percent of them will be offered transfers to a facility in Zanesville, Ohio or other Pennsylvania locations....
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If Pennsylvania budget stalls, a rundown of what to expect

If Pennsylvania begins its new fiscal year Wednesday without a budget in place, here's a rundown of what to expect:...
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Opinion Poll

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Should the people of Greece accept the terms of the IMF’s austerity measures? <More Info>

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73%
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27%
Total Votes: 4,154

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States?

No:
91%
Yes:
9%
Total Votes: 23,534

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