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  1. Why people crossing Mediterranean aren't migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lauren Wolfe - More than 3,000 miles away from her home in Nigeria, a woman who lost her father in a terror attack sat slumped in her seat. "My father went to work and never came home," said Juliet, 24, in a room in Catania, Sicily.

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  2. Turkey coalition talks to start next week: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Nation

    ANKARA : Talks will begin next week to form a new coalition government in Turkey after the ruling party lost its overall majority in a shock electoral setback, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to first ask his AKP party, which came first in June 7 elections but lost its majority for the first time since 2002, to try and form a coalition government.

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  3. New Puerto Rico agencies to buy TRANs amid economic crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    People walk through a shopping area in Rio Piedras where many businesses have closed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the day a 11.5% sales tax went into effect, the highest of any U.S. state. The island's administration has been pushing for Congress to let the government and public agencies seek bankruptcy protection, while the White House has said no one is contemplating a federal bailout of Puerto Rico.

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  4. peninsula-logoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    SAN JUAN: Puerto Rico's governor said on Thursday that creditors are responsible for helping the US island out of its economic crisis because they lent money knowing the government was running a deficit. Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla also sought to clarify comments recently published in The New York Times saying he believes Puerto Rico's $72bn public debt is unpayable.

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  5. Jacksonville shipping interests say Puerto Rico financial meltdown unlikely to impact interests thereRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The flags of the United States and Puerto Rico are displayed in front of the governor's mansion in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. As Puerto Rico's financial woes continue to deepen each day, many in Jacksonville's shipping and port industries are watching the crisis unfold with keen interest.

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  6. Rain or Shine stuns SMB with come-from-behindRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Rain or Shine completed a stunning comeback in the fourth quarter to hammer out a 113-110 victory against San Miguel Beer in Game 2 of their PBA Governors' Cup semifinals clash on Saturday. Import Wendell McKines was on target for Rain or Shine that night, scoring 53 points and grabbing 17 rebounds to go with his five assists.

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  7. Erdogan hopes Turkey forms new government soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said a new Turkish government backed by the majority in the parliament must be established as soon as possible Anadolu Agency reported "I call on all political parties to take responsibility in this regard," Erdogan said Friday at an iftar organized by the Green Crescent in Istanbul. He said that Turkey should not have to deal with any issues in forming a government at a time when vital regional developments were taking place.

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  8. Haghighat-Joo looks to add Pan Am boxing title to resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DurhamRegion.com

    ... at the Senior Nationals, Haghighat-Joo has split a pair of international matches as he lost to Jose Roman of Puerto Rico in the Jose Cheo Aponte Tournament at Caguas, Puerto Rico. A month later he won 2-1 over Andreal Holmes of the U.S. at the Ken ...

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  9. Cuba confirms defection of 2 baseball players during US tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Cuba"TMs Yadiel Hernandez slides safe at the home plate during a Caribbean Series baseball semifinal game against Venezuela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cuba is confirming that two baseball players, including Hernandez, have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians.

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  10. Puerto Rico governor: Creditors should help solve crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newsday

    A man plays an electronic slot machine at a virtual casino in the Rio Piedras neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the day a 11.5% sales tax goes into effect, the highest of any U.S. state. The island's administration has been pushing for Congress to let the government and public agencies seek bankruptcy protection, while the White House has said no one is contemplating a federal bailout of Puerto Rico.

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  11. Can Puerto Rico be a laboratory for the future of the rest of the U.S.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    ... surprisingly hard to replace the camaraderie of the water cooler." This Wall Street Journal article shows that Puerto Rico is about 20 years ahead of the rest of the U.S. The federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is 77% of the median wage ...

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  12. Puerto Rico signals Chapter 9 push with ex-Detroit judge on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Women leave a clothing store with a big sign reading 'Store Pretty, total closing down sale, take advantage' in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, June 29, 2015. A woman walks past clothes for sale and signs reading 'Closing down sale' in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, June 29, 2015.

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  13. What the 2016 Presidential Campaign Looks Like on SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes a selfie with a supporter's phone after holding a town hall meeting with Puerto Rico's Republican Party in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, April 28, 2015. He immediately made use of the app during his campaign trek through New Hampshire.

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  14. Beermen coach on semis series: 'Very tough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    SAN Miguel Beermen head coach Leo Austria admitted it wasn't easy facing the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup best of-five semi-finals series. This, after the Beermen rallied from a 46-60 deficit to survive a 101-95 win in Game 1 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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  15. Ghana-Based Nigerians Celebrate PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Nigerians resident in Ghana on Wednesday in Accra rallied at the Aviation Social Center to celebrate what they termed as 'peaceful elections and hitch-free handover of political power' in their country. The event dubbed: 'the Nigeria Democracy Fiesta' and organized by the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria in collaboration with the failed People's Democratic Party of Nigeria, All Progressive Alliance and the All Progressive Grand Alliance, had in attendance participants from the various Nigerian communities in Ghana.

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  16. Media Alert: Famous Dave's Revives July 3rd Fireworks Bash in Hayward, WisconsinRead the original story

    Friday | Business Wire

    ... restaurants. The company owns 49 locations and franchises 134 additional units in 34 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and 1 Canadian Province. Famous Dave's menu features award-winning BBQ and grilled meats, a large selection of salads, side ...

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  17. Juncos Racing Paces Pro Mazda Field At Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course TestRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Juncos Racing proved to be the strongest team among the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires field this week during the series official test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Garett Grist topped the speed charts while teammates Jose Gutierrez, Will Owen, and Timothe Buret rounded out the Top-5.

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  18. Puerto Rico's Economic and Fiscal Crisis: Made in the U.S.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Counterpunch

    On Tuesday June 23, the Special Decolonization Committee of the United Nations heard 30 petitioners who came to denounce from various perspectives the colonial situation of Puerto Rico. For the 34th time the UN committee approved a resolution requesting that the United States allow Puerto Rico to exercise its right to self-determination and independence.

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  19. Puerto Rico power company forced to sell bonds amid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gleaner

    In this January 28, 2015 photo, street signs provide directions to Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The US territory is weighing options to deal with its US$72-billion debt.

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  20. The meaning of a referendum: Austerity and sovereigntyRead the original story

    Thursday | VoxEU

    Two financial crises at the 'sub federal' are currently taking place - one in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the second one in Greece. This column highlights some surprising similarities between them, as well as the main differences.

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