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November 2019 Week 2

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UVALDE, Texas — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres.

ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to stop talking to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis - after they had agreed to a detente in March - has brought renewed worries the two countries could clash and growing tension.

DAVOS - Eager to get more foreign businesses in Greece to propel a faster recovery from the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be looking for them at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

ΑΤΗΕΝS - Refuting reports that the United Kingdom and Greece agreed to talks about returning the stolen Parthenon Marbles, the British Museum - where they’ve been held for 200 years - said they would only be loaned.

MEXICO CITY — Mexican experts said Monday that 35% more monarch butterflies arrived this year to spend the winter in mountaintop forests, compared to the previous season.

CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival, yet again, belongs to Léa Seydoux.

CANNES, France — The war in Ukraine took a starring role on the opening night of the 75th Cannes Film Festival and it has rarely been far out of frame since.

Pfizer said Wednesday that it will provide nearly two dozen products, including its top-selling COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, at not-for-profit prices in some of the world's poorest countries.

DAVOS, Switzerland — Soaring inflation.

USA

NEW YORK — Giannis Antetokounmpo, fellow two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum were voted first-team All-NBA on Tuesday, the first time in 67 years all five players were age 27 or younger.

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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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Pentagon Says More High-Tech Weapons Going to Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world met Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine, including a Harpoon launcher and missiles to protect its coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters.

Mitsotakis Addresses Boston College Graduation Ceremony

BOSTON - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke at the 146th graduation ceremony of Boston College, held on Monday.

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