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Greece passes austerity 2017 budget, eyes 2.7 percent growth

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Parliament has passed a budget of continued austerity as mandated by the country's creditors, but which forecasts robust growth for 2017. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says it will mark Greece's "final exit" from its nearly decade-long financial crisis. The budget adds more than 1 billion euros in new taxes, mostly...