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- July 6 2015 18:27: U.S. Treasury's Lew spoke with Greek premier, hopes talks on resolving crisis resume - World News Headlines - Yahoo News
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke on Monday with Greece's prime minister and finance minister and said Washington looked forward to Athens and other parties resuming conversations toward resolving the Greek situation, a Treasury spokeswoman said. Lew voiced hope such an outcome "will allow Greece to make difficult but necessary fiscal and structural reforms, return to growth, and achieve debt sustainability within the Eurozone," the Treasury statement said, adding Lew offered to stay in close touch in coming days. The call with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the new finance chief, Euclid Tsakalotos, came a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to reject more austerity.
Latest U.S. News
- July 6 2015 18:29: 2 former Philadelphia Soul employees killed in separate car crashes - U.S. News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Latest Business News
- July 6 2015 18:29: Gene-modded mosquitoes will fight Dengue Fever in Brazil - Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News
The Brazilian city of Piracicaba has a potent new weapon in the ongoing fight against Dengue Fever, which infects more than a million people annually: genetically modified mosquito lotharios Created by ...
Latest Tech News
- July 6 2015 18:13: Twitter wants to know your birthday so it can shower you with balloons and ads - Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News
Twitter wants to know when your birthday is, so it can shower you with animated balloons (yay!), and better target you with ads (boo!). The social network today introduced the option for users to set their birthdate in its settings menu and have it appear on their profile. Twitter says the new feature will allow people to celebrate your birthday more effectively, sending you all-important #HBD tweets to commemorate the anniversary of your existence, but its introduction also has a less altruistic side — it will help the social network work out which ads it thinks you want to see.
Latest Entertainment News
- July 6 2015 18:36: 'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43 - Entertainment News Headlines — Yahoo! News
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.
Latest Sports News
- July 6 2015 17:52: Scherzer, Bumgarner head National League All-Star pitchers - Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Reuters) - Washington right-hander Max Scherzer and San Francisco left-hander Madison Bumgarner head a powerful 13-man National League pitching line-up for next week's All-Star game. The pitching lineups for both leagues were announced on Monday, with reigning NL Most Valuable Player Clayton Kershaw a notable omission. Scherzer has been on fire for the Nationals recently.
Latest Science News
- July 6 2015 15:22: How to See The Scorpion in July's Night Sky - Science News Headlines - Yahoo News
Only Orion (the Hunter), the staple of the wintertime sky, has more bright stars. From around 40 degrees north latitude — for cities such as Philadelphia, Denver and Reno — the entire figure of Scorpius just manages to clear the southern horizon. The most noteworthy object in Scorpius is Antares, a distinctly reddish star of the 1st magnitude that marks the heart of the Scorpion.
Latest Politics News
- July 6 2015 18:00: Fiorina and super PAC to report raising almost $5 million - Politics News Headlines - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carly Fiorina's campaign said Monday she has raised $1.4 million to support her underdog bid for the Republican presidential nomination, and an outside group helping her said it has collected $3.4 million.