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(Bloomberg) -- Pope Francis will fly to South America on Sunday for a nine-day visit in which he is likely to focus on the poor and may challenge policies on oil and gas drilling.

When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.

(Bloomberg) -- President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency just over a week since 38 people were killed in an attack in Sousse resort.

(Bloomberg) -- Greek and European leaders are dug in before the country’s referendum on austerity, as polls showed the outcome of Sunday’s vote is impossible to predict and what happens afterward even more uncertain.

(Bloomberg) -- The European Central Bank claims it can calm any regional market turmoil that follows Greece’s referendum on Sunday. Saving the country’s banking system will be harder.

Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day.

Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run up in recent weeks to wheat prices.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wearing battle dress for the first time in over a year, declared Saturday that the country's security situation was “completely stable” following a coordinated assault on the military in the troubled northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.

Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.

U.S. Senator John McCain says the ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration's current plan to drawdown U.S. forces.

Diplomats say Iran and six world powers have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for Tehran as part of a nuclear deal.

With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.

Serbia on Saturday asked Russia to veto a British U.N. Security Council resolution that would call the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys during the Bosnian war in Srebrenica genocide.

About to be overrun by Germans, a young black lieutenant called in an artillery barrage on his own position, knowing he'd be killed. It was the only way to hold off the enemy.

At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.

China has reportedly decided to bar new public offerings of stock and will create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs..


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