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at 18:01 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Greece comes back to the table with skeptical creditors, but without clear proposals

BRUSSELS - Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin.

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at 17:45 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Subway suspends ties with spokesman Jared Fogle after raid following arrest of foundation head

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. - FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog, two months after the then-executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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at 16:45 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

NTSB: 2 aboard small plane killed when it collided with F-16 fighter jet over South Carolina

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.

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at 16:40 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch; accident 'huge blow' to company

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.

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at 16:16 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Nonprofits and for-profits battle for control of the expanding breast milk industry

TRENTON, N.J. - It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee.

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at 09:21 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - A bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria killed 20 people Tuesday, the Kaduna state governor reported, the latest in a string of deadly bombing and shooting attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group.

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at 15:17 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Intense clashes in Syria's Aleppo as militants attack government-held neighbourhood

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian troops and pro-government gunmen repelled on Tuesday an offensive by rebels and Muslim militants on a neighbourhood in the northern city of Aleppo while opposition activists claimed that the army carried out a chlorine gas attack in another part of the city, activists and state media said.

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at 15:16 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Moment of silence: Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks with tributes

LONDON - Britons paused in silence, laid flowers and lit candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.

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at 15:17 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Afghan president says direct talks with Taliban aim toward opening continued negotiations

KABUL - Afghan officials are holding talks with Taliban representatives in the Pakistani capital in their first official face-to-face discussions, which the Afghan president said Tuesday were aimed at starting full-fledged negotiations.

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at 15:16 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

South Carolina Senate gives final approval to remove Confederate flag; bill now goes to House

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a bill removing the Confederate flag from a pole in front of the Statehouse, sending the proposal to the House, where it faces a less certain future.

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at 15:14 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

Lawyers: Cosby's sedatives-before-sex admission could support women's claims, defamation suit

PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby's accusers see his admission of obtaining quaaludes to give young women before sex as vindication of their claims that he drugged and sexually assaulted them.

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at 14:11 on July 07, 2015, EDT.

The Latest: Ex-prosecutor says Cosby admission on drugs and sex wouldn't have tipped scale

PHILADELPHIA - Here are the latest developments from the release of court documents indicating Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex (all times local):

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