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European leaders accused Greece at an emergency summit Tuesday of failing to produce concrete proposals for a new bailout to keep it in the euro after Greeks defiantly voted against further austerity. Greece's leftist prime minister Alexis Tsipras faced his 18 eurozone counterparts for the fraught talks in Brussels, while at home Greek banks remain closed and fears grow that the economy could implode. The new Greek finance minister also met colleagues from the currency union, but Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that Athens had not put forward new reform plans even though it was expected to formally request more cash on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks headed lower Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. A plunge in commodity prices helped pull stocks in material producers down more than the rest of the market.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis urged Latin Americans to channel the same urgency that brought them independence from Spain two centuries ago to spreading the faith on a continent where Catholicism is losing souls to other religious movements, using his final Mass in Ecuador on Tuesday to issue an appeal for the missionary church that he has championed.