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  2 yrs | U.S. private sector added 237,000 jobs in June - ADP report

              The United States economy added an estimated 237,000 private sector jobs during the month of June, more than expected, according to a report released on Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. The ADP survey is derived from actual payroll data and measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month. Official figures from the U.S. government are due later this week. Click here to view the report's key figures. [Full report attached]   


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  2 yrs | 2 explosions heard in Egyptian town of Rafah on border with Gaza - Reuters citing witnesses
  


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  2 yrs | Kerry meets Iran’s foreign minister as nuclear negotiations continue

              U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Vienna to continue negotiations in an attempt to reach a nuclear accord by July 7. A senior U.S. State Department official, providing an update on condition of anonymity, said the meeting began at 2:01 p.m. local time. [full quote attached]   


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  2 yrs | Fire at prominent African-American church in South Carolina not believed to be caused by arson - AP

              The fire, which was reported around 9 p.m. Tuesday night at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, SC, was not the work of an arsonist, according to the AP citing a federal law enforcement official. The source spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case publicly. The fire is still under investigation.   


  Greeleyville, SC        2 UPDATES

 


  2 yrs | Council of Europe says conditions of Greek referendum fall short of international standards - AP

              The Council of Europe, of which Greece is a member state, says the conditions of the upcoming referendum in Greece 'fall short of international standards,' the Associated Press news agency is reporting.   


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  2 yrs | White House lifts 40-year camera and photo ban on public tours

              Michelle Obama made the announcement via her Instagram account on Wednesday. Effective today, guests can take photos throughout the White House tour route. Flash photography and livestreaming is not permitted. [White House statement attached]   


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  2 yrs | Death roll rises to 50 after Islamist militant attacks in Egypt - Reuters

              The death toll after dozens of Islamist militants attacked five military checkpoints in North Sinai has risen to at least 50, the Reuters news agency reports, citing security sources. It was not immediately clear whether those killed were all soldiers or whether the toll includes at least 23 attackers who were earlier confirmed to have been killed.   


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  2 yrs | Number of Britons killed in Tunisia resort attack rises to 27 - Cameron

              The number of Britons confirmed to have been killed in last week's attack on a beach resort in Tunisia has risen to at least 27, British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the House of Commons as identification efforts continue. "We do expect it to rise still further," Cameron said. A total of 38 people, plus the attacker, were killed when a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse on Friday. [full quote attached]   


  Tunisia        12 UPDATES

 


  2 yrs | Jeb Bush, Donald Trump lead Republican field of presidential candidates, Clinton support slips further - CNN/ORC poll

              Support for business magnate Donald Trump in the race for the Republican nomination for president has jumped from 3 percent in May to 12 percent at the end of last week, putting him in second place behind former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who leads the Republican field with 19 percent, an increase from 13 percent in May, according to a CNN/ORC poll. On the Democratic side, support for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued to weaken, slipping from 60 percent in May to 57 percent now.   


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  2 yrs | Greek PM Tsipras says Greece ‘prepared to accept’ bailout package it rejected days ago

              Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has sent a letter to the heads of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund to inform them that Greece "is prepared to accept" a bailout package that it had rejected just days ago, though the prime minister's offer came with a range of conditions that would maintain a low VAT rate on Greek islands and a delay in phasing out a solidarity grant to pensioners.   


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