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Jim Gilmore has launched his presidential bid for the US presidency. The former Virginia governor joins the 16 other Republicans vying for the White House. Although...

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Donald Trump has insulted Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker because one of Walker’s fundraisers called the billionaire real estate mogul “DumbDumb”. At a packed rally at...

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A New York state wage board unanimously recommended the increase of fast food workers' minimum wages to $15 an hour. New York City workers will...

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Greece’s parliament has passed a second set of reforms, meaning that negotiations on an €86 billion European Union bailout can begin. The reforms include changes...

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Greece has cleared overdue debt repayments of €2.05 billion to the IMF and is no longer in arrears, the creditor has confirmed. The repayments, and...

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Banks in Greece are reopening after three weeks of closures sparked by the deadlock over the country's debt. Greece reached a cash-for-reforms deal aimed at...

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Donald Trump has sparked anger by attacking the military record of Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam. The Republican presidential hopeful...

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German parliament is debating a motion on whether to allow negotiations on Greece's €86 billion bailout deal. Opening the debate, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of...

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Greece will receive a €7 billion bridging loan from an EU-wide fund to keep its finances afloat until a bailout is approved, eurozone ministers...

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Copies of one of the biggest free trade deals are sitting in separate rooms of the Capitol. With access to only staffers and members...

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Hours after Greece’s parliament passed tough reforms required for a third bailout deal, the eurozone ministers have met to discuss on emergency funding to...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has attacked the EU over the terms of a bailout offered to Greece. The IMF said Greece's public debt was...

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China’s economic growth beat expectations in Q2 2015, but it was still the weakest showing since the global financial crisis. The world’s second largest economy...

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Scott Walker has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for US president. The 47-year-old Wisconsin governor tweeted: "I'm in." Scott Walker is joining a field...

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Greece will receive a third bailout after marathon talks in Brussels where eurozone leaders have reached the agreement. EU chairman Donald Tusk has announced leaders...

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Eurogroup is due to resume talks in Brussels on a bailout deal for Greece. Nine hours of talks on July 11 ended without agreement and...

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French PM Manuel Valls has said his country will do all it can to keep Greece in the eurozone, because allowing it to leave...

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Greece’s chief bailout negotiator Euclid Tsakalotos has replaced the country’s outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who resigned on July 6. Yanis Varoufakis had become a...

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Greek people decisively rejected the terms of an international bailout, the first results from a controversial debt referendum have shown as two-thirds of ballots...

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Greeks are voting in a controversial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout. Polling stations opened at 07:00 local time, with...

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Rival rallies have been held in the Greek capital ahead of a crucial debt referendum on July 5. PM Alexis Tsipras was greeted with huge...

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Former senator Jim Webb has launched his bid for president, joining other Democrats taking on front-runner Hillary Clinton. Jim Webb, who represented Virginia from 2007...

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has made a defiant speech as cash withdrawal limits begin to bite for bank customers. Alexis Tsipras promised Greeks their pensions...

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Greece has failed to repay €1.6 billion loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), hours after eurozone ministers refused to extend its bailout. However, eurozone...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially launched his bid to become the next president of the United States. The Republican said both political parties...