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  1. Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paperRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions. A Greek flag flutters in the wind above tourists visiting the archaeological site of the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece July 26, 2015.

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  2. How Summer Strikes (And General Mayhem) Affect European TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    "Back in the Pleistocene, at military school in the South, some of my dorm-mates and I started a mimeographed - remember mimeographs? - broadside called the Trusty Tribunal. We were pamphleteers in the 18th-century sense, with approximately the same tech, but at a military school -- M.A.S.H, basically, minus the operating rooms and the grownups.

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  3. Stocks finish mixed; T-Mobile earnings exceed estimates; LinkedIn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Cleveland.com

    Mobile US, in a push to overtake Sprint as the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier, exceeded analysts' second-quarter earnings estimates and raised its subscriber growth forecast Stocks were mixed today as GDP data for the second quarter supported the Federal Reserve's claims of an improving economy, while disappointing earnings among several prominent companies weighed on all three major indices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5.41 points to 17,745.98, but the Nasdaq Composite Index added 17.06 points to 5,128.79 and the S&P 500 gained 0.06 points to 2,108.63.

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  4. Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Rediff.com

    Squeezed on all sides, the 41-year-old farmer began informal bartering to get around the cash crunch. He now pays some of his workers in kind with his clover crop and exchanges equipment with other farmers instead of buying or renting machinery.

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  5. RPT-Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural GreeceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    Wild boar and power cuts were Greek cotton farmer Mimis Tsakanikas' biggest worries until a bank shutdown last month left him stranded without cash to pay suppliers, and his customers without money to pay him. Squeezed on all sides, the 41-year-old farmer began informal bartering to get around the cash crunch.

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  6. Drag Queen Elaine Lancaster Saves Man From Burning Car In Greece, Praised As a 'Shero' - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Towleroad

    Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster is being praised as a "shero" for rescuing a passenger from a burning car on the Greek island of Mykonos. Lancaster , aka James Davis, is in Mykonos to perform alongside fellow drag queens Lady Bunny and Roxy Brooks at @54 Club for the month of August.

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  7. 15 Luxury Travel Destinations: If Money Were No ObjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Black Enterprise

    If you can afford to book a first class flight to a luxury destination or you're simply interested in living vicariously through the wealthy, Switchfly , a global travel and technology company has released its 2015 list of luxury destinations. According to Switchfly, the survey was compiled from their platform data of travelers around the world.

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  8. Athens isn't just in GreeceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Rivals.com

    During the winter on West Hedding Street in San Jose, a very under-recognized and thus little-publicized basketball prospect can be found. He's 6-foot-2, 2017 guard Angelo Athens of Bellarmine College Prep who also takes to the court during the spring and summer with the Top Flight Elite travel team organization.

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  9. Bigging up the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2012 | Sunday Herald

    It stands out like a beacon amidst the surrounding Scottish sandstone, clad as it is in the spirit-lifting colours of Greece's national flag, the clean-cut galanolefki, which recalls the luminescent white-washed walls and cerulean sea of a sun-soaked Aegean island. The prevailing mood was rather different when I visited Athens last October, with mountains of uncollected rubbish in the streets, the riot squad standing by for the daily demo in Syntagma Square, and strikes spreading faster than a spark in a tinderbox forest.

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  10. Upmarket line Oceania Cruises creates culinary land toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Examiner.com

    Cruise vacations no longer are just about lounging poolside and enjoying ocean views. In recent years, cuisine has taken center stage on many cruise lines that offer celebrity chef-inspired menus and dining venues, and shoreside excursions that immerse passengers in local foods and customs.

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  11. Scientists in Greece Design Cryptographic e-Voting PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Wall Street Journal

    A team of researchers in Athens say they've designed the world's first encrypted e-voting system where voters can verify that votes cast actually go to the intended candidate. The process happens on a distributed, publicly-available ledger, much like the blockchain - the peer-reviewed software architecture that underpins bitcoin.

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  12. Hamptons to Greece: top star destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Hellomagazine.com

    The summer is a time celebrities escape and take refuge in exotic locales around the world. From beach and yacht getaways to city vacations, we've rounded up all the "it" destination spots the celebrities flock to each summer.

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  13. Miami Drag Queen Elaine Lancaster Pulled a Man From a Burning Car in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Miami New Times

    Drag queens are the closest things the gay community has to real-life superheroes . There are the double identities, the mystical powers ranging from backhanding splits to the conjuring of drink tickets, and, well, apparently even the occasional act of actual lifesaving.

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  14. EU/IMF mission chiefs to arrive in Greece for bailout talks on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    European Union and International Monetary Fund mission chiefs will arrive in Athens on Wednesday for talks on a third bailout programme to keep Greece afloat, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday. A Greek flag flutters in the wind above tourists visiting the archaeological site of the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece July 26, 2015.

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  15. Greece Makes Fast Recovery in TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Wall Street Journal

    Tourists stood in front of the Parthenon temple Sunday as they visited the archaeological site of the Acropolis hill in Athens. ATHENS-Tourists are returning to Greece in big numbers, easing fears that capital controls and antiausterity protests would undermine one of the cash-strapped country's few successful industries in the middle of the summer season.

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  16. Eleni Gage's latest book continues focus on generational and cultural clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    There's a bit of magic in Eleni Gage's life. She's willing to follow her instincts, and those of trusted others - so much so that she picked a wedding date a year ahead of time, before even meeting her eventual husband.

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  17. Elaine Lancaster a a sheroa for pulling passenger from inside flaming automobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Miami Herald

    AKA Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster - pulled an Italian man from inside this automobile that caught fire early Friday in Mykonos, Greece. James Davis - AKA Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster - pulled an Italian man from inside an automobile that caught fire early Friday in Mykonos, Greece.

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  18. Senior centers offer many activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    You do need to sign-up and pay by 3 p.m. on the Tuesday before you plan to join us. We will be taking August off from lunch service but you can still join us in July! The menu for the rest of this month is: July 29-Spaghetti & Meatballs.

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  19. Hazlehurst: Tehran and Havana: Our newest Sister Cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    Next Monday, Colorado Springs Sister Cities International will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tim Gill Center for Public... N ext Monday, Colorado Springs Sister Cities International will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla St. According to the event press release, "Anyone interested in global citizen diplomacy, international relations or who simply wants to experience foreign cultures is invited to come learn about Colorado Springs' seven sister cities and enjoy food, entertainment and fun!" Food, entertainment and fun - what's not to like? But how about unbelievable business opportunities, an occasion to leapfrog our city's dour conservatism and the opportunity for some really foreign culture? We already have seven sister cities - Ancient Olympia, Greece; Bankstown, Australia; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Fujiyoshida, Japan; ... (more)

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  20. Checking In: Tennis icon Virginia Wade on surviving earthquakes in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    Brits abroad on candid camera: Ugly truth of tourists' behaviour in Europe's most popular resorts revealed in jaw-dropping pictures Would you pay A 26 for a bottle of water ? Hotel in Northern Ireland launches new drinks menu to be served by a 'water butler' Sunbathing with cows, ziplining along the coast and visiting a dragon's lair: Infographic reveals the most unusual beach activities across the world You CAN at the Acropolis, you CAN'T at Disneyland: Handy new website lists all the places in the world where selfie sticks are banned Cheers! Surprise for passengers at London City Airport as crates of BEER emerge on the luggage carousel instead of bags Iceland's breathtaking beauty: From an eye-popping waterfall to a 'petrified troll' in the sea, spectacular pictures show off the country's most amazing scenery Jail break: Former Great Scotland Yard HQ set to be transformed into luxury ... (more)

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