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Week of 5 – 12/231/2016

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CANNES, France — In David Cronenberg's "Crimes of the Future," in which an artist played by Viggo Mortensen has organs and tumors plucked from his body in performance art excavations, Kristen Stewart plays a timid bureaucrat swiftly turned passionate devotee.

CANNES, France — Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis" brought hip-shaking swagger to the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, debuting a grand and glitzy portrait of the Memphis rock 'n' roll legend on the French Riviera.

WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.

USA

NEW YORK — As an 8-year-old girl, Beanie Ketcham dreamed of pitching for the New York Yankees.

MADRID — The Olympic Refugee Foundation and the refugee Olympics team are the winners of this year's Princess of Asturias Award for sports, the Spanish foundation that organizes the prizes said Wednesday.

DAVOS, Switzerland — After days of discussions about Russia's war in Ukraine, a global food crisis, climate change and other hot-button issues, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting was set to conclude Thursday with one of the highest-profile guests to journey to Davos: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

SEWARD, Alaska — In the cold, choppy waters of Alaska's Resurrection Bay, all eyes were on the gray water, looking for one thing only.

ATHENS - Greece is sending a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations that fully disproves the unilateral and groundless claims made by Turkey regarding the Aegean islands, diplomatic sources said on Thursday.

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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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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Speaks, Is Honored at Boston College Graduation

BOSTON – Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis was the keynote speaker at the 146th commencement ceremony of Boston College, where he was awarded an honorary doctorate.

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.

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