1. U.S., Cuba to re-open embassies
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 03:06:03

The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, two senior administration offici...

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2. Greece seeks new EU loans after IMF debt default
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-01 at 01:07:33

The European Union will decide Wednesday whether to grant Greece a last-minute bailout package to avoid pushing it further towards an exit from the eurozone. Greece on Tuesday failed to make a 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) payment to the International M...

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3. Jail break: Prisoners did practice run
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 02:24:56

Escape timeline | What cops did right | Manhunt (with graphic image)

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4. South Carolina AME church burns
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 01:35:35

A fire broke out at the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, on Tuesday. Up to 50 firefighters fought to extinguish the blaze, a fire official said.

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5. Military plane crash: More bodies recovered
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 01:32:02

Searchers pulled more bodies Wednesday from the charred wreckage of an Indonesian military plane that authorities say was carrying more than 120 people when it crashed near a residential area.

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7. Going to Greece? Check this
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 00:32:10

Going to Greece? Check this

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8. Heatwave live: Britain swelters on hottest day of 2015
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-01 at 03:58:55

We bring you the latest on the UK heatwave, from soaring temperatures and thunderstorm threats to how to keep cool and enjoy the sunny spell 10.58am BST Predicting the weather can be a tricky business. Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant has more on how you ca...

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9. Is HK fight for democracy in its final round?
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 02:16:11

Could Hong Kong's fight for democracy be entering its final round?

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10. Rare images of Armenian genocide survivors on show in Italy
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-07-01 at 02:52:29

Rare, moving images of survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide will be shown in Bologna on Thursday as part of the 29th edition of the city's "Cinema Ritrovato" (Rediscovered Cinema) festival. A significant historical source that was discov...

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11. Not so great: ‘One third’ of Great Wall goes missing
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-01 at 00:16:20

Not so great: 'One third' of Great Wall goes missing

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12. Tunisia shooting victims on their way back to Britain
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-07-01 at 03:07:22

Repatriation of bodies of Britons killed in last week’s terror attack in Sousse begins, with UK death toll expected to rise to 30The operation to return the bodies of Britons killed by a gunman in the Tunisian beach massacre to the UK has begun.The firs...

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14. On Soccer: Injuries in Women’s World Cup Semifinal Bring Concussion Debate to Fore
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-01 at 02:05:35

The reaction to the collision between Morgan Brian and Alexandra Popp further raised questions about whether FIFA was more concerned about the players’ interest than its own.

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18. Affleck and Garner set for divorce
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-01 at 02:43:44

Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner say they have made "the difficult decision to divorce" after 10 years of marriage.

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19. Militants Attack Egyptian Army Checkpoints in Sinai, Kill 30
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-01 at 03:01:50

Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including a suicide car bombing, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 30 soldiers, security and military officials said.

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20. US ballet dancer makes history
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-01 at 01:52:35

The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.

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