The Latest: Greek PM urges voters to ignore scaremongers
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):...
Greek villagers' secret weapon: Grow your own food
KARITAINA, Greece (AP) -- Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch....
Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring
LONDON (AP) -- On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis....
Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan....
Could searchers' sonars have missed wreckage of Flight 370?
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Amid rising frustrations over the expensive, so-far fruitless search for vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in charge, including whether crews may have passed over the sunken wreckage without even noticing....
Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation
VIENNA (AP) -- In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting the upsurge of Middle East extremism threatening both nations' interests....
New Spain law sets big fines for disseminating police images
MADRID (AP) -- Three years ago, just after anti-austerity activists demonstrated outside Madrid's main train station, freelance cameraman Juan Ramon Robles captured riveting video of riot police inside the station beating people who said they had nothing to do with the protests....
Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- On a night filled with emotion and packed city squares, naysaying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his "yes" vote rivals made their final pitches Friday at bailout referendum rallies, as polls showed the two sides in a dead heat....
AP Exclusive: North Korean farmers face dry fields, drought
UNPHA, North Korea (AP) -- North Korean farmers work to pump underground water into parched fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked. A big lake that used to supply surrounding farmland with water is almost completely dry....
Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning
CAIRO (AP) -- Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital....
President Obama has proposed making more Americans eligible for overtime pay. Salaried employees who make up to $50,400 per year would be paid over-time for hours worked over 40 hours in a given week. The increased salary ceiling would bring overtime benefits to about 15 million more workers. Republicans argue that by increasing the overtime threshold will discourage companies from creating jobs, and slowing economic growth.
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