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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:14:17 GMT

Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76  -  Online Athens
SANTA MONICA, Calif. | Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76. He died on Sunday after a long illness, ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:10:56 GMT

US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world  -  Online Athens
MANILA, Philippines | America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:06:07 GMT

Iraqis push toward Mosul; group calls for airstrike probe  -  Online Athens
BARTELLA, Iraq | Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:28:44 GMT
Weakness in clean LR tanker market set to continue  -  Platts
S&P Global Platts Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference returns for its 5th year in the great city of Athens. This year will once again bring together the region's leading bunker fuel suppliers, traders, brokers, refiners, ship operators, owners, and ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:32:53 GMT
Athens, Alabama Gas Department Implements Trimble's Network Management System for Natural Gas Utilities  -  SYS-CON Media (press release)
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that the Athens, Alabama Gas Department has deployed Trimble's Network Information System (NIS) for natural gas utility network planning, design, operations ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:34:28 GMT

Police near Athens home of minister attacked  -  Kathimerini
A group of between 10 and 15 unidentified assailants charged at police officers guarding the home of State Minister Alekos Flambouraris in Exarchia, downtown Athens, in the early hours of Monday morning. The attack took place shortly before 2 a.m. and ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:58:22 GMT

Pistol shooters share Rio spoils  -  Olympics
The five pistol gold medals on offer at Rio 2016 were evenly shared, with no one nation dominating events at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Deodoro. Vietnam's Hoang Xuan Vinh scored a notable achievement in winning his country's first ever Olympic ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:40:00 GMT

Grimsby kickboxer Ben Woolliss impressive despite Athens loss  -  Grimsby Telegraph
Woolliss was denied the chance to add to the 66kg crown he won in London two years ago after suffering a controversial defeat to one of the local favourites in Athens. But, after another great result at one of the sport's top events to add to his ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:01:57 GMT

Everything We Saw At Athens Of The South Music And Arts Festival  -  NOBLE (blog)
Does it get any better than a free festival filled with live music, visual and performance art, food trucks and cute dogs on a crispy, sunny fall day in East Nashville? Nah, not really. On Saturday, Athens of the South Music and Arts Festival took over ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:41:40 GMT

Athens Schools spend more than $500000 a year funding local charter schools  -  The Post
With approximately 400 authorized for-profit charter schools in operation, Ohio has been accused of having some of the country's most lax regulatory laws. As of last year, only 66 students in the Athens City School District were enrolled in charter ...