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Greek PM to restart bailout talks

Greek PM to restart bailout talks

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras will today try to use a bailout referendum victory to obtain a rescue deal with European leaders in Brussels.

Cosby 'got sedatives to have sex'

Cosby 'got sedatives to have sex'

Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained sedatives to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers have said.

Bill to remove Confederate flag

Bill to remove Confederate flag

The South Carolina senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state's house of representatives and the governor.

Seven injured in opening bull run

Seven injured in opening bull run

One person was gored and six others injured as thousands of daredevils tested their bravery and speed by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival, Spain's Red Cross said.

'World's oldest man' dies aged 112

'World's oldest man' dies aged 112

The world's oldest man, a retired educator from Japan, has died at the age of 112.
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'14 dead' in Kenya militants attack

'14 dead' in Kenya militants attack

At least 14 people have been killed in an attack by al Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants in the north of Kenya, an official said.
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Woman held for 'terror recruiting'

Woman held for 'terror recruiting'

Spanish police have arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers of both sexes to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria.
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Hero's welcome for Pope Francis

Hero's welcome for Pope Francis

Pope Francis has received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families are the bedrock of society.
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Thai students face military court

Thai students face military court

Fourteen detained student activists have gone before a military court in Thailand in a case that has attracted international calls for their release and criticism of the military junta's strict controls on freedom of speech and assembly.
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Producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

Producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.
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