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April 2006 Week 2

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ATHENS - Firefighting forces operated all-day Saturday to try and contain the wildfire that rekindled overnight at Skala Potamias, in Thassos island, said the Fire Brigade.

ATHENS - A permit has been issued for the construction of the Riviera Tower, the tallest building in Greece, to be erected at the Ellinikon in coastal Athens by Lamda Development, it was reported on Saturday.

MARSEILLE, France — American forward Konrad de la Fuente has joined Greek club Olympiakos on a season-long loan from Marseille, the teams said Saturday.

ATHENS - Development & Investments Ministry officials are conducting broad daily price checks at organized beaches and ferry canteens ahead of the long weekend and August 15 national religious holiday of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, it was reported on Saturday.

NEW ORLEANS — The federal government has been asked to consider at least two videos made in recent years as evidence that ivory-billed woodpeckers may still exist.

The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven't been vaccinated.

LONDON — The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.

USA

WASHINGTON — San Diego Padres dynamo Fernando Tatis Jr.

PARIS — Seven-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi was omitted from the 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award on Friday for the first time since 2005.

USA

NEW YORK — Left fielder Matt Vierling threw out the speedy Starling Marte at the plate to end the ninth and the Philadelphia Phillies showed off sharp fielding in beating the New York Mets 2-1 in 10 innings Friday night.

CINCINNATI — Novak Djokovic pulled out of next week's hard-court tournament in Cincinnati on Friday because he has not gotten any COVID-19 vaccine shots and so is not allowed to travel to the United States.

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A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

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Greek-American Cornell Student Rescues Man on Subway Tracks in the Bronx

NEW YORK – Greek-American Cornell University senior Bryce Demopoulos rescued a man who had fallen on the subway tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street station on the No.

Fragile Cease-Fire Between Israel, Gaza Militants Holding

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A fragile cease-fire deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza held into Monday morning — a sign the latest round of violence may have abated.

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