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  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian shares mostly tumble TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares tumbled today after Greece’s voters vehemently rejected conditions set by its international creditors, deepening doubts over their future in the 19-nation eurozone. China’s benchmark…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    POPE-SOUTH AMERICA Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis, Latin America’s first pope, has returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time as pontiff.…

  • The Latest: Greek parties meet at presidential palace

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m. A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the leaders of six of the seven parties…

  • Head of POW-MIA office favors closer links to private groups

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Pentagon’s new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and…

  • Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment “to protect the institution of marriage.” Voters in…

  • Touched by tragedy: Survivors and kin recall London bombings

    LONDON (AP) — To lose your sister. Your son. Your legs. Ten years after the suicide bombings that killed 52 people on the London transport network, survivors and the loved ones of those who died…

  • Finance minister resigns after decisive ‘no’ bailout vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece’s decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country’s other creditors would appreciate his…

  • S. Korean violinist wants border concert with North Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Violinist Won Hyung Joon wants to bring North and South Korean musicians together next month to perform on each side of the world’s most heavily armed border. Standing in the…

  • More than 1 million expected at pope’s Mass in South America

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than a million people, as Latin America’s first pontiff tours his home continent…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Greece enters uncharted territory after decisive ‘no’ vote in key bailout referendum ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands…

  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum ‘no’ vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout…

  • Conservative Argentine candidate wins 1st round of election

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A Buenos Aires mayoral candidate aligned with Argentina’s top opposition presidential contender has won the first round of city elections. With 92 percent of election places reporting late Sunday, Horacio…

  • Ted Cruz’s 2016 campaign says its raised more than $14M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has raised more than $14 million since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination just over three months ago, his campaign said Sunday. The…

  • Cruz, Huckabee go head-to-head for evangelical votes

    MILNER, Ga. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee went head-to-head for evangelical votes Sunday, telling a megachurch congregation in Georgia that God favors the United States but warning that the nation…

  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Greece enters uncharted territory after decisive ‘no’ vote in key referendum ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by…