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  • Eurozone warns Greece 'time is running out' to avoid catastrophe

    European Union finance ministers and major lenders warned Greece on Thursday that catastrophe looms within days for the heavily indebted country unless it brings a credible plan for reforming the economy to eleventh-hour negotiations now at an impasse....
  • How the Greek debt standoff got to this point and where it may go

    How the Greek debt standoff got to this point and where it may go
    Time is running out for Greece to reach a compromise with its creditors to get more money before risking a default that could plunge the 19-nation euro currency bloc and global markets into crisis. Greece's bailout package expires on June 30, and...
  • Fed likely to signal coming rate hike if economy strengthens

    Fed likely to signal coming rate hike if economy strengthens
    With evidence that the U.S. economy is rebounding from a winter slump, the Federal Reserve will likely signal this week that an interest rate increase is coming — just not quite yet. Many economists say that if the economy keeps improving, the...
  • On your left, Mr. President. No, over here. Care to chat?

    Sometimes even a nation's leader can't get a word in edgewise. In an awkward moment at the Group of Seven summit in Germany Monday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi seeks to get President Barack Obama's attention. For naught. Obama, seated on a...
  • Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. German Chancellor...
  • EU leader rejects call for new talks on Greek debt

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany �� European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker rejected a phone call Saturday from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asking for a new round of talks on Athens' deepening debt crisis, but that does...
  • U.S. employers add 280K jobs, unemployment rate rises to 5.5 percent

    U.S. employers add 280K jobs, unemployment rate rises to 5.5 percent
    U.S. employers added a robust 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy is back on track after starting 2015 in a slump. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5 percent from 5.4 percent in April. But that...
  • FIFA members face critical decision naming Sepp Blatter's replacement

    FIFA members face critical decision naming Sepp Blatter's replacement
    As FIFA president Sepp Blatter began his speech on Tuesday, my jaw dropped. "I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the 40 years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football," Blatter said....
  • Weak economic growth to continue, experts say

     Weak economic growth to continue, experts say
    Something's not quite right. You wouldn't know it if you looked at the stock market, which has been soaring recently in Europe, Japan and China and is up modestly in the U.S. too. But economists know something's off kilter — that the hangover from...
  • IMF sees modest, uneven growth in global economy

    IMF sees modest, uneven growth in global economy
    Global economic growth is likely to remain modest and highly uneven, and the longer-term prospects are even more sobering, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF, in its latest outlook released Tuesday ahead of its spring meeting in...
  • Eurozone backs Greek reforms; key hurdle to extend bailout

    Eurozone backs Greek reforms; key hurdle to extend bailout
    Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone on Tuesday approved a list of reforms Athens proposed to get a 4-month extension to its bailout, which should keep the country afloat over the coming months. An encouraging reaction from the so-called...