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Greece Bailout Reforms Advance in Parliament

Lawmakers in Greece have approved new legislation on banking and utility reforms demanded by European lenders in exchange for another $1.1 billion in bailout funds that Athens needs immediately to pay its bills. All 153 members of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist-led coalition approved the draft legislation Tuesday, with all 138 opposition lawmakers voting against the measures. Tuesday's legislation includes a new pay scale for civil servants and provisions granting banks...

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