Morning Constitutional – Monday, 6 July 2015

Good morning, everybody. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher got hitched. Now, your morning constitutional:

In a referendum in Greece Sunday, the country rejected a deal from European Union leaders to bail out the Greek economy. Stocks and the euro fell, but so far effects on global markets have been limited. Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, unexpectedly resigned, probably to it easier to pursue a new deal. Greece now looks to move quickly toward a new deal that would not include harsh austerity measures, although such a deal may not be fast in coming. Seven things to know about Greece’s debt crisis and what comes next.

Thomas Piketty: “What struck me while I was writing is that Germany is really the single best example of a country that, throughout its history, has never repaid its external debt. ”

Forty-four were killed by an militant attack on a restaurant and a mosque in Jos, Nigeria, on Monday. No groups have claimed responsibility yet, but the Islamic militant group Boko Haram is suspected.

An Iraqi military plane dropped a bomb on a neighborhood in Baghdad on accident, killing or wounding at least 16.

The Egyptian military launched attacks on militants in North Sinai on Sunday, reportedly killing 63 Sinai Province militants, a group tied to Islamic State.

The South Carolina legislature is set to begin debating Gov. Nikki Haley’s proposal to remove the Confederate Flag from the statehouse Monday.

It is nearly impossible for Democrats to re-take the House in 2016.

People in Texas seriously worried that President Obama is going to invade Texas.

Finally, 14-year-old girl exiled from her home for the crime of eating a Pop-Tart.


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