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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday pledged to change laws "within days" to bring swift justice following a car bombing that killed the country's chief prosecutor, the first assassination of a top Egyptian official in a quarter century.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortion providers cheered a move by the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics. Now they are studying whether it could also allow them to reopen some previously shuttered facilities and whether that would even be feasible.
At the same time the European Commission said it had offered an eleventh hour deal to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to stave off a crisis which could rupture the eurozone and risks a knock-on effect on other troubled countries. Tsipras has urged Greeks to reject creditors' tough reform demands in a referendum on Sunday, but has also pleaded for an bailout extension to keep Athens afloat. Failure to pay would see Greece become the first country to default on the International Monetary Fund since Zimbabwe in 2001.