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Greek parliament approves austere budget for 2016

By Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) – The Greek parliament approved a 2016 budget featuring sharp cuts in spending & some tax increases to satisfy the country's international lenders at a…

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Police Identify Abortion Clinic Gunman

Detectives have identified a gunman who opened fire at a family planning centre in Colorado Springs, killing three people including a police officer. Robert L Dear, 57, moreover allegedly injured…

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Thai PM says 4G auction funds will be spent on infrastructure, farmers

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's prime minister said on Thursday that $2.26 billion raised from a 4G mobile license auction would be used to fund infrastructure projects…

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Slovenia to impose 'hurdles' on border to control migrant flow – PM

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Miro Cerar said on Tuesday Slovenia would put up "temporary technical hurdles" on its border with Croatia to control migrant flows, yet would keep border…

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U.S. House clears three Iran deal-related bills for debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives cleared three bills related to the Iran nuclear deal for debate on Thursday, voting along party lines to approve rules for debating…

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Western states train Kurdish force in Syria, force's leader says

By Tom Perry & Naline Malla BEIRUT (Reuters) – Western states have provided counter-terrorism training in Syria to Kurdish security forces that are battling Islamic State, the head of the…

Digital health startup Grand Rounds raises $55 million in funding

By Ankur Banerjee & Abhirup Roy (Reuters) – U.S. digital health startup Grand Rounds, which connects patients with medical experts mainly for a second opinion, said it had raised $55…

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Egypt heat wave death toll rises to 106

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says the death toll from a scorching heat wave has killed 106 people since last week. The news agency says Tuesday that eight…

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Spain wildfire forces evacuation of 2,500 people

A wind-stoked wildfire that officials suspect was started deliberately has forced the evacuation of nearly 2,500 people from their homes in three villages in western Spain, local authorities said Saturday….

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Automakers buckle up for more China woe after stock crash saps sales

By Jake Spring BEIJING (Reuters) – Automakers in China may be forced to come up with more drastic mitigation measures when July sales results released from this week likely reveal…