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Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt
World Cup kiss a poignant moment for many
Abby Wambach celebrated the U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup final by racing to the stands to kiss her wife — a poignant moment that wasn't lost on gay rights supporters watching on television.
More than 1 million expected at pope's Mass in South America
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Latin America's first pope arrived in this port city on Monday for the first big event of a three-nation tour where he's set compassion for the weak and respect for the environment as central themes.
4 lessons from Hillary Clinton’s New Hampshire trip
South Carolina legislature set to begin debate on flag removal
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers were set to begin debate Monday on legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies on the grounds of the state capitol in Columbia. The debate comes after numerous elected officials, such as Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, called for the flag's removal in light of the June 17 massacre of nine African-American members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston. The shooting took the life of the church's pastor, Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who was also a state Senator. Politicians and businesses are trying to banish the flag, widely viewed as a symbol of slavery, across the country in response to the Bible study killings.
N.Y. judge tosses conviction of ex-Goldman programmer Aleynikov
A New York judge has thrown out the conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer Sergey Aleynikov, saying prosecutors failed to prove that he broke an "obscure" law by copying some of the bank's high-frequency trading code. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser issued his decision on Monday, overturning the verdict in May by a jury who found Aleynikov guilty of "unlawful use of secret scientific material," a violation of a rarely used 1967 law.
'Pearl Harbor' trends on Twitter after U.S. soccer victory over Japan
(Reuters) - The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensive. "Hey Japan, that one was for Pearl Harbor. U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A," Twitter user Cloyd Rivers wrote in a tweet that was "favorited" more than 15,000 times and retweeted 10,200 times.
Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote
U.S. women beat Japan 5-2 for World Cup title
Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.
A family divided: Emotions run high as Greeks vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around.