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  • Greece’s Syriza part leaders reject non-payment of debt

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A call by hardliners within Greece’s ruling Radical Left Coalition (Syriza) party to not pay the next installment to the International Monetary Fund and to nationalize the country’s banks has been…

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    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 drivers finally managed to stay grounded Sunday. After safety concerns took center stage for more than two weeks, IndyCar’s biggest race of the season took the air right out of…

  • In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

    WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building’s floor, looking each one up and down for…

  • Saved from Sandy: Shorebird efforts are declared a success

    MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds that otherwise might have…

  • John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he…

  • Community college offering certificates to brewing students

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Piedmont Virginia Community College has started offering students the opportunity to earn a certificate in the growing industry of craft brewing. The Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/1cUN3C6 ) the Charlottesville school has…

  • Nigerian cellphone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisis in Africa’s biggest oil producer.…

  • SMI, Coca-Cola extend partnership 5 years

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Speedway Motorsports Inc. and The Coca-Cola Co. have extended their partnership for five more years through 2020. The announcement came Sunday, hours before the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The…

  • Navy says submarine being built to be named USS New Jersey

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A submarine will be the third U.S. Navy vessel named the USS New Jersey. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Sunday that a submarine being built now will get that name…

  • YouTube’s 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube’s legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet’s video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents,…

  • After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star. Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that…

  • Northeast marinas scramble to repair damage from deep freeze

    GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) — The deep freeze that gripped the Northeast last winter dealt a severe blow to marinas and yacht clubs: Ice snapped pilings in half, shredded wooden docks and left behind wreckage that…

  • APEC trade chiefs vow to speed up work in WTO

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Trade ministers from 21 Asia-Pacific countries have issued strong support for the World Trade Organization’s efforts to boost global trade amid a flurry of regional free trade agreements. The ministers vowed…

  • UK’s Labour Party says it won’t try to block EU referendum

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party says it won’t try to block a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation European Union. The party’s acting leader, Harriet Harman, offered support for the…