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From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Monday, June 29, 2015
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As the debt crisis drags on, Greece grapples with austerity....
From: New York Times | By: JOSHUA HAMMER | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The Euro Stoxx 50 index slid 4.6 percent in early trading, the euro fell, and Asian markets closed lower amid worries about the worldwide financial system....
From: New York Times | By: DAVID JOLLY and KEITH BRADSHER | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The Hip Hop and R&B stars were busy heating up the carpet at the 2015 BET Awards. Pics of Monica, Big Sean, Elle Varner and more inside… R&B songstress Monica, who’s gearing up for the release of her new album Code Red, looked like a Greek...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The governor is warning that Puerto Rico can't pay its $72 billion public debt, delivering another jolt to the recession-gripped U.S. island as well as a world financial system already worrying over Greece's collapsing finances....
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, a spokesman confirmed late Sunday, adding another blow to a world financial system already struggling with a possible default by Greece....
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, his spokesman confirmed late Sunday, adding another blow to the international financial system already struggling with a possible default by Greece....
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, his spokesman confirmed late Sunday, adding another blow to the international financial system already struggling with a possible default by Greece....
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The prime minister’s decisions escalated tensions and uncertainty over a financial crisis that some analysts say could have global ripples....
From: New York Times | By: JIM YARDLEY | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The embattled country’s negotiations with European creditors fell apart this weekend just 48 hours before a debt repayment is due....
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Schiavenza | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The accelerating crisis has thrown into question Greece's financial future
From: Time | By: joannaplucinska | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Economists cannot think of a time when a developed country with an open economy dropped out of a shared currency and set up a new one, and many worry that path would be dangerous one....
From: New York Times | By: PETER EAVIS | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Before Trista Elaschuk became a successful bodybuilding competitor, she endured years of diets that just didn't work. "I struggled with weight my entire life and went on my first diet at the age of 16," she told us. "This started the cycle of yo-yo dieting...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Greece wants change, but if it exits the euro it could show Europe is less unified and more fragile than its leaders want us to think....
From: New York Times | By: NEIL IRWIN | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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The question of what happens when the markets open on Monday is particularly acute for the hedge funds that held onto their Greek investments....
From: New York Times | By: LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Exercise plays an essential role in any weight-loss journey, but how you fuel your body is just as - if not more - important. If you're ready to embrace new lifestyle changes and even more ready to stop feeling like food is a constant struggle, here...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Mr. Robot Will Scratch The Corporate Justice Itch in Your Brain  by SpockoThe pilot of Mr. Robot is the most interesting TV show I've seen all year. (Watch it free at USA's site here) It has the potential to become as enlightening (and predictive)...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Spocko | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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It's not just for preschoolers! Snack time is important for adults, too, because it can satiate hunger between meals to prevent overeating and help you lose weight. Snacks can also be a way to get valuable nutrients you're missing from meals alone. But...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Greece has imposed restrictions on money withdrawals and banking transactions to keep its financial system from collapsing due to a run on the banks.
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Greece's prime minister announced on Sunday that banks and the stock market will be closed after negotiations with the country's international lenders broke down.
From: NPR | By: Joanna Kakiss | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The latest news on Greece's financial woes as the deadline approaches on its bailout program (all times local): ___ 11 a.m.
From: Fox News | Monday, June 29, 2015
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EUROPEAN stocks started the day with losses of 4% or more as investors reflected on the weekend news from Greece: of the planned referendum, bank closures and capital controls. The sell-off reflected a sharp change in mood compared with Friday, when...
From: The Economist | Monday, June 29, 2015
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During a performance of William Shakespeare's Henry VIII on this day in 1613, the Globe Theatre was destroyed within an hour after its thatch was accidentally set aflame by a cannon marking the king's entrance onstage.More Events on this day:1913: Following...
From: Britannica | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The crisis in Greece now has the full attention of investors around the world -- and they don't like what they see.
From: CNN | Monday, June 29, 2015
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News that Greece’s banks and stock market would be closed on Monday sent shares lower in Asia, and mostly overshadowed any positive impact from China’s rate cut on Saturday....
From: New York Times | By: KEITH BRADSHER | Monday, June 29, 2015
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For most Americans, a 'run on the banks' happens only in the Christmas classic 'It's a Wonderful Life,' but the long lines at Greek ATMs point to the growing economic crisis....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The response to the breakdown of negotiations in Brussels was a blend of anxiety and defiance, fear and weary resignation, but also an angry pride....
From: New York Times | By: JIM YARDLEY and ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras triggered a last-minute scramble by slamming a draft proposal from Europe and the International Monetary Fund on how to rescue Greece....
From: CNN | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Greece said it would temporarily close banks on Monday in a bid to prevent its banking system from collapsing after the European Central Bank moved to cap the amount of emergency loans it provides for the country’s cash-strapped lenders....
From: Fox News | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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DAY BY DAY the folly of the unexpected decision by Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister and leader of the radical-left Syriza party, to call a referendum on the proposals made by Greece’s creditors is being exposed as the consequences are laid...
From: The Economist | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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The weak link in the 19-nation eurozone is struggling to tame its debt as its people and its creditors grow more restive....
From: New York Times | By: LIZ ALDERMAN | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, attacks the Greek government, saying he feels "betrayed" by "egotism" and "populism" in the failed debt talks.
From: BBC | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Athens is running out of time to repay loans or face default.        ...
From: USA Today | Monday, June 29, 2015
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“Time for Greece to settle up in the last-chance saloon” and “one of the worst selloffs for years”: Analysts assess the situation for Greece after a tumultuous weekend of events....
From: MarketWatch | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The Greek government has closed banks as Athens and its creditors enter the last 48 hours to strike a deal over Greece's debt or the nation risks bankruptcy. Read the latest here.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, June 29, 2015
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FrieslandCampina, one of Europe's biggest dairy companies, has boosted its stocks of condensed milk and infant formula in Greece in anticipation of stockpiling by consumers, a company spokesman said on Monday.
From: Irish Independent | Monday, June 29, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stock index futures opened sharply lower on Sunday evening, after a mixed session on Friday. The announcement of capital controls going into effect in Greece pushed the Dow futures down over 1.52% in New York, but by Monday...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Monday, June 29, 2015
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The next twist in the Greek drama is upon us, and that could mean “something awful” is about to happen to the country’s banking system, Citigroup analysts said yesterday....
From: MarketWatch | Monday, June 29, 2015
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A sudden deterioration in Greece’s debt crisis shook global markets, with stocks in Europe and Asia falling after Greece shut banks and imposed capital controls....
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Greece's government shut the country's banks and restricted ATM withdrawals until July 6, to stop Greeks bleeding the banks dry — but now it looks like they're emptying petrol stations and supermarkets of their goods too. The president of gas station...
From: Business Insider | By: Lianna Brinded | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Russia is concerned that the Greek debt crisis could have negative consequences for the whole of the European Union, the Kremlin said.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Toula and Ian are back together again! Nia Vardalos has shared a first look at My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Instagram, featuring herself and her shirtless costar John Corbett.  Vardalos posted the photo this weekend from the set of the upcoming...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Devan Coggan | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Read full story for latest details.
From: CNN | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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For most Americans, a 'run on the banks' happens only in the Christmas classic 'It's a Wonderful Life,' but the long lines at Greek ATMs point to the growing economic crisis....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, June 28, 2015
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European indices declined after Greece's banks closed ahead of a referendum on the terms of a proposed debt deal.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Nina Jones | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Greece is on the brink of default. The country is a day away from a major debt payment that it cannot pay. Meanwhile, panicked Greeks trying to drain ATMs of whatever cash they can get are being limited by new capital controls. Stocks are plummeting...
From: Business Insider | By: Sam Ro | Monday, June 29, 2015
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Taipei, June 29 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan took a nosedive Monday as the debt crisis in Greece dragged down the
From: Taiwan News | By: Central News Agency | Monday, June 29, 2015
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expected to make new proposals in bid to end Greek debt crisis.
From: Al Jazeera English | By: Editor | Monday, June 29, 2015
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As Europe finds itself facing a raft of economic challenges due to the ongoing Greek debt crisis, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is expected to announce a multibillion dollar investment in the EU's new infrastructure fund.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, June 29, 2015
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European markets are absolutely cratering on Monday as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' shock referendum announcement and the increasing likelihood that Greece will default looms imminently. In fact, it's been pretty much accepted now, in most market...
From: Business Insider | By: Lianna Brinded | Monday, June 29, 2015
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