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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Greek poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before crucial Sunday referendum The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in...
  • Christie says clerks with objections to same-sex marriage have duty to keep oath

    ASHLAND, N.H. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, on his first full day on the presidential campaign trail, said Wednesday that personal objections should not exempt government officials from issuing licenses for same-sex marriages. Public officials have a...
  • Russian prosecutors scoff at Baltics independence probe

    A request by Russian lawmakers to check the legality of Soviet recognition of the independence of three ex-Soviet Baltic republics makes no sense, the Prosecutor General's office said Wednesday. Spokeswoman Marina Gridneva said in remarks carried by...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 1:21 a.m. The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency....
  • Don't let failure slow commercial space push: Editorial

    Don't let failure slow commercial space push: Editorial
    "Space is hard." U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly reminded his many Twitter followers of that historical axiom with a tweet from the International Space Station following Sunday's explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It would be easy now for some in...
  • Ex-oil tycoon suspected of ordering Russian mayor's killing

    Russian investigators announced Tuesday they are reopening the case of the 1998 killing of a Siberian mayor and consider former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky a prime suspect. At the time when Nefteyugansk Mayor Vladimir Petukhov was shot dead, he was...
  • Budget cuts harm commercial space program, Sen. Nelson says

    Budget cuts harm commercial space program, Sen. Nelson says
    Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said Monday that the failure of the unmanned SpaceX launch on Sunday is not a reason to pull back on commercializing the space program. To the contrary, Nelson said, budget cuts for the commercial crew program – for...
  • As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action

    As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic militants back from the Turkish border — a move that will also outflank...
  • Nuke talks set for several more days; signs of backtracking

    World powers and Iran prepared to move past Tuesday's deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement, with officials suggesting significant backtracking by Tehran's negotiators that may need several more days of discussions to resolve. On a day that...
  • Putin urges all to fight IS group, backs Syria's Assad

    In a surprise meeting with Syria's foreign minister, Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged his support Monday for Syrian President Bashar Assad and called on all Middle East nations to join forces to fight Islamic State militants. The war in Syria,...