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Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 at 7:34 PM

Greece Seeks $59 Billion in Exchange For Tax Hikes

Greece finally met a deadline that counted on Thursday and made a series of sweeping proposals that its creditors needed by midnight to set off a mad rush toward a weekend deal to stave off a financial collapse of the nation.The package met longstanding demands by creditors to impose wide-ranging sales-tax hikes and cuts in state spending for pensions that the left-leaning Greek government had long resisted. It raised hopes that Greece can get the rescue deal that will prevent a catastrophic exit from the euro after key creditors said they were open to discussing how to ease the country's debt load, a long-time sticking point in their talks. In the text of proposals sent by Athens late Thursday, the government conceded to demands it had previously refused to accept — mostly on moving various categories of goods and services to higher sales tax rates — in exchange for a new 53.5 billion-euro ($59 billion) bailout package. Get More at

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 5:12 PM

George W. Bush: "C Students, You Can Be President"

George W. Bush gave the commencement speech at Southern Methodist University and offered encouragement for the non-honors graduates. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 9:01 AM

Man Hit by Ariz. Officer's Car Doesn't Remember Incident

A man who was run down by an Arizona police cruiser while allegedly holding a loaded rifle in February told police he didn't remember what happened, NBC News reported. In an audio recording, Mario Valencia told police he didn't know how he even ended up at the scene. Valencia, 36, was hospitalized for two days and then sent to jail. Police allege he went on a daylong crime spree that included holding up a 7-Eleven convenience store in Tucson, setting fire to a church, stealing a high-powered rifle and ammunition from a Walmart. He is facing several charges. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 6:07 AM

Earthquake Prompts Fears of Cholera in Nepal

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 9:06 AM

Ohio Man at Center of Gay Marriage Debate Heads to Court

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Mediterranean Combed for Shipwreck Survivors, Bodies

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 5:36 AM

Al-Shabaab Militants Bomb UN Van in Somalia; 9 Killed

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:21 PM

White House Fence Jumper Arrested by Secret Service

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 1:11 AM

U.S. Arrests Several for Alleged ISIS Support

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 2:03 AM

Record 2.25 Tons of Cocaine Seized Off Martinique

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Sen. Bob Menendez Could Face Federal Criminal Charges Later This Month

Monday, Jan 5, 2015 at 9:33 AM

U.S. Citizens Charged With Failed Gambia Coup Attempt

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Thousands of Syrian Kurds Flee to Turkey

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 3:42 AM

Why Americans Are Fearful of an Ebola Epidemic

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 11:46 AM

NJ Hospital Charges Man Nearly $9K to Bandage Cut Finger

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