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2 hrs ago | Times-Standard

6,500 tickets sold for pipeline opposition concert

Organizers say nearly all the $50 tickets for a Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have been sold.

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3 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

Robin Williams cremated, ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

RadarOnline obtained a copy of the actor's death certificate, which reportedly says Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay on Aug. 12. Authorities have indicated Williams hanged himself, and are still waiting for the results of toxicology tests to determine if he had any substances in his system at his time of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, World News, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Greek mound excavators: No tours please, too busy

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Archaeology, Science, World News

13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Self-destructing political system

It finally seemed as if we had found some peace of mind. The vast majority of Greek MPs chose to abstain from festivities on August 15, also known as Assumption Day, thus sparing us from the cacophony of vacuous political statements in the midst of the summer season.

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13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Merkel cites euro's 'construction flaws' as economy sputters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged euro-area leaders to coordinate more closely on economic policy and repair the A'construction flawsA' built into the 18- member currency union to overcome the debt crisis.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Circulation

Reciprocal Effects of Systemic Inflammation and Brain Natriuretic...

From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom ; 1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece ; Department of Cardiac Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom ; and NIHR Oxford Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit & ... (more)

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EKathimerini

Botched steroid deal led to Mani murders

A deal to sell steroids gone wrong appears to have been the reason for the murder of two bodybuilding fanatics, aged 25 and 26, whose bodies were found on Tuesday in a ravine on the outskirts of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, Kathimerini understands.

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Related Topix: Weight Training, Fitness, Europe, World News,

EKathimerini

Public works near completion, minister says

Eight public works projects, including the completion of a new stretch of highway at the notorious Maliakos Gulf in central Greece, are due to be completed by the end of the year Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis has told Kathimerini, adding that future schemes would help tackle GreeceA's high unemployment rate.

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EKathimerini

Since emigrating to Australia with their families, Greek teen stars shine in Melbourne

Gina and Amanda are not a comedy duo, but two 17-year-old Greek girls who emigrated to Australia with their families and are turning heads with their talent in the natural sciences.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Family, Teenagers

New Jersey Jewish News

NJ leaders head unity mission to Greece

Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, newly installed president of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, and the federation's campaign director, Jeffrey Korbman, cochaired the mission, which included 120 UJA campaign directors and lay leaders from across North America.

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Science Daily

Martian meteorite: Implications of a newly discovered mineral-rich structure

A new ovoid structure discovered in the Nakhla Martian meteorite is made of nanocrystalline iron-rich clay, contains a variety of minerals, and shows evidence of undergoing a past shock event from impact, with resulting melting of the permafrost and mixing of surface and subsurface fluids.

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Related Topix: World News, Astronomy, Science, NASA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Specialty Food And Agriculture Startups Are Ripening In Greece

In his straw hat and shorts, snipping wild chicory, garlic and sea asparagus with a kitchen knife, he hardly looks like a poster boy for Greece's nascent startup culture.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

EKathimerini

Detained immigrants launch hunger strike in northern Greece

Some 100 undocumented immigrants on Tuesday launched a hunger strike at a reception center in Paranesti, in the northern regional unit of Drama, demanding to be released after having been issued with documents suspending their deportation.

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CTNow.com

Yanni Is Now Loving Life As Much As His New Age Sounds

Chris Rock once cracked that if 10 million people bought the Spice Girls debut album, 1996's "Spice," why didn't he know anyone who purchased a copy.

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Related Topix: Yanni, New-Age, Pop/Rock, Spice Girls, Theater, Arts, Europe, World News, Music, Entertainment

GuruFocus.com

Alpha Bank S.A. Undervalued Greek Bank

Alpha Bank S.A. , is a Greek bank that was founded in 1879 by the Costopoulos family, which still controls the company.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

TrekEarth

Take your head off,from my frame

You can see here a larger version of the photo. Geography City amphitheatrically built, Parga is a picturesque resort situated between the coastal region of Preveza and Igoumenitsa and combines uniquely mountain and sea.

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DreadCentrol.com

Fantastic Fest 2014: A Trailer Checks in from Norway

Playing as part of Fantastic Fest 2014 is the vampire flick Norway , and if it's half as cool as these stills and the following trailer indicate, then we could very well be in for one hell of a treat.

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EKathimerini

Preparations for troika talks in Paris gather pace

Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos met with PASOK officials on Monday as the party decided who would represent it at the upcoming talks between Greece and the troika in Paris, a meeting for which the government is preparing intensively.

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National Post

For lease: Mussolini's long-abandoned Greek villa

A once-magnificent villa built for Benito Mussolini on the Mediterranean island of Rhodes is to be leased out by the Greek government as part of the country's plan to collect the billions of dollars it needs to pay off its international debts.

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EKathimerini

Long jumper Tsatoumas takes Greece's second silver at European Championships

Greece won its second medal at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, on Sunday with Louis Tsatoumas coming second in the long jump.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Switzerland, Karolos Papoulias

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