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Greek villagers' secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

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Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to... Read more »

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Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit

The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year. Read more »

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Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders... Read more »

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Greek villagers secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

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Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. Read more »

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Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai

Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting... Read more »

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Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided

Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for. Read more »

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Utah senators seeking support for federal religious freedom legislation

Utah senators are calling on other lawmakers to preserve current federal law and support proposed legislation to protect religious liberties for individuals and institutions in light of a U.S.... Read more »

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$1.75 million funds new electric vehicles for Salt Lake City

Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »

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Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans

Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP... Read more »

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Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president

Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the Senate, announced Thursday that he's challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton and other... Read more »

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Gulf states reach what could be 'the largest settlement with a single entity in American history' with BP over oil spill

BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion record settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil... Read more »

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Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks

Iran took a hard line Thursday on two of the biggest demands of world powers in a final nuclear accord, rejecting any extraordinary inspection rules and threatening to ramp up enrichment of... Read more »

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Egypt military pounds Sinai militant positions, kills 23

The Egyptian military pounded Islamic militant positions and killed 23 extremists in dawn raids in Sinai on Thursday, a day after an unprecedented assault by Islamic State-linked extremists in the... Read more »

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker entering 2016 presidential race

Aides to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker say the Republican is entering the crowded Republican race for president. Read more »

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Benghazi, where Libya's uprising began, now a shattered city

The old courthouse in central Benghazi, Libya's second-largest city and the birthplace of the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi, is a shelled-out ruin — a testimony to the destruction and... Read more »

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Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in... Read more »

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Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of woman

An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday. Read more »

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New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last month, and a range of new security measures has been put in place. Read more »

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Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years

National Edition

"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Read more »

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Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant

The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. Read more »

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In our opinion: Supreme Court ruling for raisin farmer extends Fifth Amendment protections against property seizure

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the rights of a California raisin farmer establishes a precedent that extended Fifth Amendment protections against government seizure of property are... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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My view: Move the prison for the sake of better prisoner reform

If we pretend the prisoners do not exist while they are incarcerated — or that we would prefer they didn’t — we have no one to blame but ourselves when offender outcomes continue... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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My view: Utah lawmakers can protect minorities from negative impacts of Clean Power Plan

EPA's new Clean Power Plan is regulation that will leave minority communities with disproportionately fewer jobs, lower incomes and higher poverty than whites. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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