WASHINGTON — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday.
THESSALONIKI – A tribute concert will be held in honor of January 27, the National Day of Remembrance of Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust, organized by the Israeli Community of Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra (TSSO) and the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, on Sunday, January 30, free and open to the public, the Athens News Agency reported.
With 192 lasers and temperatures more than three times hotter than the center of the sun, scientists hit — at least for a fraction of a second — a key milestone on the long road toward nearly pollution-free fusion energy.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla — The Coast Guard battled time and currents Wednesday as its planes and ships searched for 38 people missing off the coast of Florida, four days after a suspected human smuggling boat capsized in a storm.
ATHENS - Greece confirmed 17,960 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 66 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Daniil Medvedev rallied from two sets down and saved a match point before beating No 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-7 (4), 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-4 on Wednesday to move into the Australian Open semifinals.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's effort to rally support, both at home and abroad, ahead of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine is just the latest big test of his ability to bridge ideological gaps and balance competing interests to build effective coalitions.
ATHENS - Greek retail commerce enterprises' turnover grew 22,1% in November 2021, totaling 2,86 billion euros, from 2,35 billion in November 2020 and up 1,9% from October 2021 (2,81 billion), Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.
ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.
US Congress represenatives Gus Bilirakis of Florida and Nicole Malliotakis of New York – both Republicans – assailed President Joe Biden's administration for no longer supporting the EastMed pipeline project by Greece, Cyprus and Israel.
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY – In the presence of distinguished guests, the vasilopita was cut by the Federation of Greek American Educators in the community hall at St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Washington Heights on January 23.
ATHENS - In opening remarks to Wednesday's online cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis began by offering a "personal and sincere apology to our fellow citizens that underwent hardship for many hours, trapped in Attiki Odos".
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