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FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017, file photo, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos speaks during a parliamentary session to vote more austerity measures as part of an agreement with international bailout creditors, in Athens. Tsakalotos insisted on Monday, May, 29, 2017 that the country had met all its reform commitments, and that it was now up to international creditors to agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable and help the nation emerge from its financial crisis. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
May 29, 2017 - 12:28 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insisted Monday the country had met all its reform commitments, and said it was now up to international creditors to agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable and help the nation emerge from its financial crisis. Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is flanked by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 29, 2017 - 12:00 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis. Euclid Tsakalotos said Monday that Greece had met all its reform commitments, and that it...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing...
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President Emmanuel Macron, left, escorts his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as they meet for talks at the Palace of Versailles before the opening of an exhibition marking 300 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries in Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local): 5:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has made an extraordinary attack on two Russian media outlets, saying they acted as "propaganda" organs during France's election campaign. Speaking at a news...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo...
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This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods. Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says on its website that the golf great was arrested Monday and booked at about 7 a.m. (Palm Beach County Sheriuff's office via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in Jupiter. He was...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 29, 2017. Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 29, 2017 - 11:53 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week and as holidays in several key markets crimped trading volume. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 dipped 0.1 percent to close at 5,332.47, while Germany's DAX edged up 0.2 percent...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:51 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities on Monday detained the Dominican Republic's minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Prosecutors said those detained also include a former...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:49 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in Jupiter. He was...
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President Emmanuel Macron, left, escorts his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as they meet for talks at the Palace of Versailles before the opening of an exhibition marking 300 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries in Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local): 5:41 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected allegations that Moscow meddled in France's presidential election. Speaking after talks Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron, Putin said...
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