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Live Blog: Greece defaults as last-ditch plea for aid fails

Christine Seib
Pro-Euro protestors attend a rally in front of the parliament building, in Athens, Greece, June 30, 2015.
Marko Djurica | Reuters

Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens as Greece defaulted on its 1.5 billion euro debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund, fueling fears the troubled country will exit the euro zone.

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