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October 2017 Week 3


LOS ANGELES — In the first few minutes on the phone with The Associated Press, Chappell Roan shared a revealing fact about herself.

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for their work on quantum dots — tiny particles that can release very bright colored light and are used in electronics and medical imaging.

ATHENS - Greek Foreign Minister George George Gerapetritis said Ukrainian grain could be carried to the European Union through Greece’s northern ports if a deal with Russia to transport it falls apart.

Russian air defenses shot down 31 Ukrainian drones in a nighttime attack on border regions, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday, in what appeared to be Kyiv's largest single cross-border drone assault reported by Moscow since it launched its invasion 20 months ago.

ATHENS - A Chinese festival was recently organised in Piraeus as part of the 2nd Gastronomic Festival of the Municipality of Piraeus.

ATHENS - The uproar against the Athens Olympic Stadium being closed off because the iconic roof was left to deteriorate since the 2004 games ended, rusting away, saw major opposition SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis blame a former minister.

DALLAS - Greeks open restaurants and diners for a lot of reasons - family, love of food, they’re good at it - but for Lisa and Tom Georgalis the idea for Nikki Greek Bistro & Lounge coming in 2024 in Dallas was a lot more personal.

NEW YORK – The New York Pancyprian Freedoms, National Champions in 1980, 1982, 1983, 2008, 2010, and 2011, continue their remarkable 2023-24 season, advancing to the third round of the prestigious Lamar Hunt U.

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis opened a big meeting on the future of the Catholic Church on Wednesday by saying it was in need of repair to make it a place of welcome for "everyone, everyone, everyone," not a rigid barricade riven by fears and ideology.

NEW YORK — While not one of the major food groups, a bagel and a schmear made of felt might satisfy your appetite for art.

NEW YORK — Paul Harding's Maine-based historical novel "This Other Eden," Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's dystopian "Chain-Gang All-Stars" and Justin Torres' multi-generational "Blackouts" are among the fiction finalists for the National Book Awards.


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