Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 8, 2015.
New York Stock Exchange back in business after glitch
Hours after an apparent technical glitch shut down trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning, operations resumed in the afternoon. Officials say the glitch was not related to a similar technical issue that grounded all United Airlines flights the same morning.
[Read more from the New York Times]
Baltimore police commissioner fired
In the wake of the riots that followed the police-involved shooting of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has removed Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The police were heavily criticized for their role in the riots, which have been called "preventable."
[Read more from CNN]
Cash-strapped Greece asks for three-year loan
With its economy in danger of collapse – and facing a Thursday deadline for a final deal with its European creditors – Greece is asking for a new, three-year loan. The country's leaders have promised lenders they will take actions to strengthen and modernize their economy.
[Read more from the Washington Post]