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    Greece Applies for Funds, Demands ‘Viable’ Option

    He wants a third bailout, and he’s depending on democratic values to get it. That was the message today from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as he addressed the European Parliament. The young leader submitted a formal request for funding, telling the assembly that Greece demands a “viable” way forward with its neighbors. EU Council President Donald Tusk warned of the geopolitical ramifications of letting a member state sink, but that decision ultimately lies with the 28 state leaders, who will convene on Sunday for a crisis summit.

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