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Iran makes new proposal in nuclear talks, West unimpressed

Iran has offered "constructive solutions" to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, but Western officials suggested they had heard nothing new from Tehran.

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

President Barack Obama pledged to increase support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war and said the U.S. needs to do more to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Officials warn of potential July 4th terror attacks

Federal authorities are stepping up security and asking Americans to be vigilant ahead of the holiday weekend.

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.

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Iranian nuclear talks extended

Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal.

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Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default

Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds, and the euro weakened as Greece looked set to default on repayments and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

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U.S. senators visit Cuba, hope Congress will ease restrictions

A number of Cuba initiatives are pending in the Senate, including a bill to remove the travel ban on Americans and rescind the decades-old U.S. economic embargo.

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Nuclear deal could sharpen political tensions in Iran

Iran, the U.S., Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany are trying to end a more than 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear program.

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