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Do you really need experience to be an MLB manager?

Boston's Alex Cora, Houston's A.J. Hinch and Milwaukee's Craig Counsell all took non-traditional routes to their current managerial positions.        

USA Today /
United Airlines grows at hubs; new routes from NYC, D.C. and California

United to add Hilton Head, South Carolina, in new round of domestic expansion that adds new routes from Newark, Washington Dulles and California hubs.        

Washinton Post /
Greek police say 2 officers part of drug trafficking ring

Greek police say two policemen were involved in a drug trafficking ring that moved large amounts of cocaine, cannabis and other drugs

Planes capable of ultra long-haul flights

New lighter, more efficient planes such as the 787 Dreamliner and the A350-900ULR may be in demand, but workhorses like the A380 and 777-200LR have ...

USA Today /
The world's 25 longest airline flights

A look a the world’s 25 longest regularly scheduled airline flights as measured by distance. Includes routes flying at least once a week as of ...

VoA /
Researchers Find a Bright Side to Some Invasive Species

As trade routes have criss-crossed the globe, plants and animals have hitched rides into new environments. Some immigrants have settled peacefully ...

Reuters /
Three women found dead near Greece's Evros river border with Turkey

Three women of unknown origin were found dead, presumably murdered, on Wednesday on the Greek side of the river border between Turkey and Greece, police sources said, an area known for illegal migrant crossings.

USA Today /
United adds three new Denver routes as it 'rebanks' its schedule there

United is adding three nonstop routes from its Denver hub as carrier “rebanks” its schedule there. Among the highlights: Charleston, South Carolina.        

Reuters /
For women in Greek migrant camps, even showers are unsafe: Amnesty

Women in Greek migrant camps are too scared to leave their tents at night or use communal showers, and many pregnant women have to sleep on the floor ...

Fox News /
Greek strike to close Acropolis, other key sites on Oct. 11

A Greek union representing staff at the country's ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11.

USA Today /
Acropolis of Athens and other key sites to close Oct. 11 due to Greek strike

A Greek union representing staff at the country's ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11.        

Greek strike to close Acropolis, other key sites on Oct. 11

Strike in Greece over privatization fund set to close Acropolis, ancient sites on Oct. 11

Washinton Post /
What’s Wrong With Greek Banks and How It Can Be Fixed

Burdened by the highest ratio of bad loans in Europe, Greek banks have no shortage of challenges. And that was before Greece -- the continent’s most indebted state -- decided to end its bailout program in August without requesting a follow-up ...

VoA /
US Warns of New Hacking From China-Linked Group

The U.S. government warned Wednesday that a hacking group widely known as cloudhopper, which Western cybersecurity firms have linked to the Chinese ...

NY Times /
No Exit: Refugees Trapped in a Squalid Greek Camp

Camp Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos, is a visible reminder of Europe’s hardening stance toward migrants.

Record snowfall wallops Calgary in 1st storm of season

City crews worked all night and through the morning to clear Calgary roads of heavy snow, but it will still be several more hours until significant progress is made on Priority 1 routes. A snow route parking ban goes into effect at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Watch Tesla's new 'Mad Max' autonomous lane-change mode in action - Roadshow

Tesla's updated Software Version 9 can make autonomous lane changes for passing slower cars and for maneuvering the vehicle onto different routes per the navigation system.

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Greece seeking to drop commitment on pension cuts

The Greek government is urging bailout inspectors to drop their insistence that it cuts pension further next year, arguing the country is on target to beat budget targets without doing so.

USA Today /
United: New 787-10 Dreamliners to debut on Newark-California routes

United's new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners to debut on “Premium” transcontinental routes between Newark and California, the carrier ...

VoA /
Croatian Vintner Ages Wines in Amphoras on Adriatic Sea Floor

Traditional two-handled ceramic jars known as amphoras were used extensively in ancient Greece to store and transport a variety of products, ...

Police manhunt shuts down bridges in Denmark

Authorities closed bridges Friday and ferry and train routes around an island in Denmark over a police hunt for three people, local media reported.

VoA /
Stealth Drug Targets Superbug Through Trojan Horse

The Trojan Horse allowed the ancient Greek army to enter the city of Troy and defeat it. A similar strategy could help doctors destroy superbugs that ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Shipping's New Arctic Routes Won't Thaw Cold Economic Reality

The ballyhooed sailing of a container ship shows how far the Northern Sea Route lane has to go to provide a viable alternative to traditional commercial shipping lanes between Asia and Europe.

Gay activist dies in Athens after brutal public beating

Accounts differ about the circumstances leading up to the death of Zak Kostopoulos, a 33-year-old Greek LGBTQ activist and drag performer.

VoA /
Loss of Bird Species Hampers Forecasting for Zimbabwe's Farmers

As the summer planting season approaches in eastern Zimbabwe, small-scale farmers struggle with familiar questions: When will the rains come, and when should I sow my crops? This year something else is keeping them awake: In late August the ...

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