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December 2016 Week 3

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ATHENS — Greece has sent a letter of request to the United States to buy a squadron of F-35 fighter jets, the country's prime minister said Thursday, part of efforts to bolster its defense capabilities amid continuing tensions with neighboring Turkey.

ATHENS - In an irrevocable decision late on Thursday night, a Special Court Judicial Council voted to indict a former alternate minister of justice under the previous SYRIZA-ANEL government, Dimitris Papangelopoulos, and a former chief prosecutor against Corruption, Eleni Touloupaki, to stand trial over their handling of aspects of the Novartis case.

ATHENS - Culture and Sports Minister Lina Mendoni on Friday inaugurated the recently renovated Milos Archaeological Museum and a new temporary exhibition on ancient grave goods, which showcases recent discoveries made in previously unknown locations and ancient graveyards on the island, dating back to Mycenean, archaic and Roman-era periods.

NEW DELHI — India banned some single-use or disposable plastic products Friday as part of a federal plan to phase out the ubiquitous material in the nation of nearly 1.

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump's fight to overturn the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as he eyes another presidential bid.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Emails and phone calls from same-sex couples, worried about the legal status of their marriages and keeping their children, flooded attorney Sydney Duncan's office within hours of the Supreme Court's decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion.

USA

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion.

WASHINGTON — More than 500 days into his presidency, Joe Biden's hope for saving the Earth from the most devastating effects of climate change may not be dead.

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell threatened Thursday to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the United States if Democrats revive their stalled package of energy and economic initiatives.

ATHENS – While he wasn't tough on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while in power for 4 ½ years, former premier and now major opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakis Mitsotakis suffered a “terrible diplomatic defeat” at the Madrid NATO meeting.

ATHENS - The Eurozone's annual inflation rate jumped to 8.

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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.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.

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Woman Fatally Shot while Pushing Stroller on Upper East Side

NEW YORK — A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot Wednesday night while she pushed her infant daughter in a stroller on the Upper East Side, police said.

Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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