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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says it aims to clinch a deal with its creditors by Sunday, a development that would allow it to receive the desperately needed final installment of its international bailout plan and avoid a default.But the optimism ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

MEDULIN, Croatia (AP) — Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow wine and friendly hosts.With Croatia announcing it will allow oil drilling in the Adriatic sea, the ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.The park service announced Thursday morning that there is an electrical problem associated with the monument's elevator. A serv ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.The park service announced Thursday morning that there is an electrical problem associated with the monument's elevator. A serv ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.Weekly applications increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000, the Labor Department said Thur ...more

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway has made a big move toward dropping investments in coal companies by its massive $900 billion sovereign wealth fund because of their impact on climate change.Under new rules to be presented by Parliament's finance committ ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

MEDULIN, Croatia (AP) — Peter Fries has been coming to Croatia for years after falling in love with its pristine coastline, fresh seafood, mellow wine and friendly hosts.With Croatia announcing it will allow oil drilling in the Adriatic sea, the ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Chinese shares dived Thursday after big gains in the past three months and other global stock markets were mostly lower as a deadline neared for cash-starved Greece to make a debt payment.KEEPING SCORE: Shares suffered a dramatic pl ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong regulators said Thursday they're investigating a leading Chinese solar panel maker owned by billionaire Li Hejun after its shares took a sudden and unexplained plunge.The Securities and Futures Commission normally does ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

BEIJING (AP) — Rapturous crowds. Beaming workers. Pep talks for the troops.The TV coverage Thursday of Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to an eastern province was a tour de force of Communist propaganda, showcasing what's seen as an e ...more