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By By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, ERIC TUCKER and DAVID KOENIG | July 04, 2015 12:18 am
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  • Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 11:42 pm
    Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.
  • Would euro departure help or hurt Europe's currency union?
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 11:36 pm
    With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.
  • Fatal fire on Japan's airtight bullet train exposes lapses
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 10:42 pm
    A fatal fire on Japan's bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record.
  • Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 9:12 pm
    Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer.
  • Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 9:06 pm
    Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum -- with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise.
  • Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 9:06 pm
    In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous Guarani who live nearby.
  • China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 3, collapses homes
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 9:00 pm
    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that shook China's far-western region of Xinjiang killed three people, injured 71 and collapsed thousands of houses, officials said Saturday.
  • Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 8:24 pm
    Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the 'yes' and 'no' camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that could be Greece's most important vote since it joined the European Union.
  • Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 7:24 pm
    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.
  • Liberia works to contain Ebola, find source of new cases
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 6:30 pm
    Liberia is working hard to contain Ebola and find the source of the latest infections of the deadly virus recorded this week.
  • Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 4:06 pm
    Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday.
  • New Puerto Rico agencies to buy TRANs amid economic crisis
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 4:06 pm
    Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill late Friday that allows certain public agencies to buy up to $400 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes as the government of the U.S. territory seeks more cash amid a worsening economic crisis.
  • Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 3:24 pm
    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 cooperation on fighting the upsurge of Middle East extremism threatening both nations' interests.
  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning
    Associated Press | July 03, 2015 2:02 pm
    Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.
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