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At 1 a.m. Athens time on Wednesday, after five tumultuous years in which Greece’s unemployment rate ballooned, homelessness grew and the suicide rate skyrocketed, the country’s Syriza government defaulted on a 1.7 billion euro payment due to the...
From: In These Times | By: Alexandros Orphanides | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) – Summer travel plans can waylay even the most thoughtfully constructed budgets. In fact, 68% of travelers overspend on their vacations, according to a recent survey from Experian. Travelers expect to spend an average of $2,275...
From: TheStreet | By: Lauren Lyons Cole | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Wish that you could afford to travel more? According to Patrick Martin Schroeder, you can. For the past eight years, he's traveled around the world and  spent approximately $45,000 in the process, which averages out to just $15 per day. To date, he's...
From: Business Insider | By: Antonia Farzan | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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A default by Greece on a payment due to the IMF Tuesday would be the first by an advanced economy in the fund’s seven-decade history, pitching the country deeper into crisis. Here's what could happen.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Ian Talley | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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This is a water solution we can drink to. An estimated 748 million people across the globe still lack access to clean drinking water, an injustice that can lead to cholera, typhoid and diarrheal disease –- the fourth leading cause of child death. To...
From: AOL Television | By: Eleanor Goldberg | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It’s only fitting for Greece to be the focus of a tragedy -- after all, they created the form.
From: Reuters | By: John Lloyd | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The average Greek citizen believes that the cold, frugal Germanic approach has helped push Greece’s unemployment rate to 25 percent and beyond, and has led to homelessness, poverty, hunger and other deprivation.
From: Reuters | By: Paul Glader | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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For literally decades, calls have gone out by civil and human rights advocates to remove of the battle flag of the Confederacy from public sites like state capitol grounds and other government buildings. This movement gained enormous momentum recently...
From: TV Squad | By: Warren J. Blumenfeld | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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[The Herald] Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's farm house in Borrowdale, Harare, was yesterday afternoon gutted by fire that destroyed property worth thousands of dollars.
From: All Africa | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, but was simply assigned by President Mugabe to oversee the functions of the ministry in terms of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Constitutional...
From: All Africa | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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SA will send pathologists and Zimbabwe and Namibia will send investigators to probe the killing of Lesotho’s Maaparankoe Mahao last Thursday.
From: Mail and Guardian Online | By: Chris Roper | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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In Zimbabwe, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other international aid organizations in partnership with the Zimbabwe government have started a new alliance that will provide technical, vocational and entrepreneurial...
From: Voice of America | By: Sebastian Mhofu | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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[The Herald] Felex Share -First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has called for the dismissal of Prosecutor-General Mr Johannes Tomana following his recent remarks about the age of sexual consent.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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It may appear that America's very painful journey in dealing with race relations has taken yet another difficult detour. Over the last 22 days, words and phrases characterizing Black and White youth and their behaviors have flooded social media and online...
From: AOL Television | By: Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Stocks are rallying on Wednesday morning. Near 10:57 a.m. ET, stocks were off the highs of the day, and the Dow was up 106 points, the S&P 500 was up 12 points, and the Nasdaq was up 32 points. On Tuesday, stocks closed modestly higher, and the S&P...
From: Business Insider | By: Akin Oyedele | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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[Waza] Is former FIFA president Sepp Blatter the doppelganger for Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe? Waza blogger Jera thinks that there is a remarkable similarity between the two men.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Plus, Robert Mugabe, the 91 year old dictator of Zimbabwe, wants to propose marriage to Obama. Which proves how Obama has made the US once again loved and respected all around the world. But first, there is this from the Washington Free Beacon: Jimmy...
From: Sweetness and Light | By: Steve | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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But for some odd reason we aren’t hearing anything about it from our media guardians. Why is that? First, there is this from USA Today: Greek crisis deepens as loan repayment deadline passes By Kim Hjelmgaard and Marco della Cava | June 30, 2015 Greece’s...
From: Sweetness and Light | By: Steve | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Ajinkya Rahane admits he was stunned to be named India captain for their upcoming Zimbabwe series, after being dropped just a week earlier, and while he plans to draw inspiration from past skippers he also wants to make his own mark on the team.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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"It would be crazy to extend the program"
From: Time | By: joannaplucinska | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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ATHENS, Greece — Greece is on course to vote "No" in its referendum on Sunday July 5, rejecting the bailout deal proposed by the country's creditors, according to polls this morning. The survey, conducted between June 27 and June 30, showed 54% of...
From: Business Insider | By: Mike Bird | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The missed payment by Greece is the largest in the history of the IMF.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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ATHENS, Greece — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening fears over...
From: Mashable | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Greece joins Somalia, Sudan and Zimbabwe on the latest to be in debt to the International Monetary Fund. As Athenians rallied underneath thunderclouds to show their support for keeping Greece in the eurozone of single currency nations, their broke government...
From: Free Republic | By: The Star | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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On Tuesday night, Greece missed the deadline for a $1.8 billion debt payment to the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first developed country to do so and joining a club of delinquent borrowers that includes the nations of Sudan, Somalia and...
From: Gawker | By: Hudson Hongo | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Robert Mugabe has mocked America’s decision to legalize gay marriage across all 50 states by vowing to travel to the White House and proposing to Barack Obama. […] Mugabe, who is known for his brutal crusades against homosexuality, was responding...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail (UK) | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Greece has just joined Sudan, Somalia, and Zimbabwe in the rogue's gallery of countries that are in default to the International Monetary Fund. Not only that, but it's the first rich country to ever do so after it missed its €1.5 billion payment on...
From: Washington Post | By: Matt O'Brien | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Greece has just joined Sudan, Somalia, and Zimbabwe in the rogue's gallery of countries that are in default to the International Monetary Fund. Not only that, but it's the first rich country to ever do so after it missed its €1.5 billion payment on...
From: Washington Post | By: Matt O'Brien | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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ATHENS, Greece — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___1 a.m.Greece's international bailout has expired at 1 a.m. Tuesday, and with it any access the country could have to existing financing from its eurozone partners and...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Tuesday that Fed policy makers are on track to raise interest rates “when we have seen further improvement” in the labor market and inflation.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: David Harrison | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Many Americans have been busy celebrating last week’s historic Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states with pride marches, rainbow Facebook profile pictures and grinding with NYPD officers. But not everyone is happy about it,...
From: The Daily What | By: TDW | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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[Malawi24] Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, says he will divorce his wife as plans to ask Barrack Obama for his hand in marriage following the legalization of gay marriage in the US.
From: All Africa | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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A late entry in the category of “Most Ridiculous Responses to the Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling”: Robert Mugabe has announced plans to propose to President Obama. Speaking to listeners of Zimbabwe’s national radio station on Saturday,...
From: Wronging Rights | By: Kate Cronin-Furman | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Bangladesh has criticised the current scheduling system in international cricket as a new tri-series in Zimbabwe threatens their qualification for the 2017 Champions Trophy.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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It’s been kinda hard to write here since we’ve been back from our travels—not because I don’t have anything to share, mind you; I’m filled to the brim with thoughts and ideas, and I’m eager to transfer them from brain to screen. No, it’s...
From: Simple Mom | By: Tsh Oxenreider | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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