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 2020-11-25 22:34 

VOA

Ethiopian Rights Commission Alleges 'Atrocious Massacre' in Tigray...

Ethiopia's government-appointed human rights commission has accused a youth group in the rebellious Tigray region of carrying out "an atrocious massacre" of hundreds of civilians, aided by Tigrayan security forces.The Ethiopian Human Rights Co...

 2020-11-25 22:22 

WTOP

Young gun Gravenberch scores as Ajax beats Midtjylland 3-1...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Ryan Gravenberch scored a memorable first Champions League goal as Ajax dominated Midtjylland in a 3-1 win......

 2020-11-25 22:21 

WTOP

Prince William Co. board chair on hiring Peter Newsham to be police chief...

A county official in Prince William County, Virginia, has offered some insight into why D.C. police chief Peter Newsham was picked for the top spot in the county's police department....

 2020-11-25 22:19 

NPR

Army Corps of Engineers Denies Permit To Controversial Alaska Gold Mine...

Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture....

 2020-11-25 22:18 

WTOP

Bayern extends winning streak, reaches Champs League last 16...

MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored again to help Bayern Munich reach the knockout stages of the Champions League with......

 2020-11-25 22:16 

WTOP

Dosunmu, Miller lead No. 8 Illinois past NC A&T 122-60...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored a career-high 28 points, freshman Adam Miller also scored 28 and No. 8......

 2020-11-25 22:16 

WTOP

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60...

The office of Argentina's president will decree three days of national mourning because of Maradona's death on Wednesday, and the Argentine soccer association expressed its sorrow on Twitter....

 2020-11-25 22:15 

NPR

Thanksgiving Dinner Is The Cheapest In 35 Years...

Each year, the American Farm Bureau estimates the cost of Thanksgiving dinner. The main finding this year? Thanksgiving dinner is the cheapest it's been since the survey started 35 years ago....

 2020-11-25 22:14 

WTOP

Reds, Rockies swap three pitchers and an outfielder...

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds swapped three pitchers in a four-player trade Wednesday. The Rockies acquired......

 2020-11-25 22:14 

Radio France International

Atletico held by Lokomotiv to leave qualification in doubt...

Atletico Madrid's qualification for the Champions League last 16 remains far from secure after they were held to a goalless draw at home to Lokomotiv Moscow on Wednesday. Atletico remain second in Group A, two points ahead of Lokomotiv but with a game...

 2020-11-25 22:14 

Radio France International

Trump pardons Michael Flynn, who lied to FBI over Russia...

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he had pardoned Michael Flynn, the former security advisor whose lies about his Russian contacts spurred the troubling investigation into Trump campaign collusion with Moscow.The pardon, which was expected, came ...

 2020-11-25 22:14 

Radio France International

Mexico's economy to plunge less than feared: central bank...

Mexico's pandemic-afflicted economy is forecast to contract by up to 9.3 percent this year, a less severe slump than previously feared, the central bank said Wednesday.The Bank of Mexico had warned in August that Latin America's second-largest eco...

 2020-11-25 22:12 

Radio New Zealand

Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert released from Iran jail as part of an exchange for Iranian prisoners...

Iran has exchanged a jailed British-Australian academic, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, with three Iranians who had been detained abroad...

 2020-11-25 22:11 

WTOP

Banged-up Titans lean on next man up before Colts' rematch...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are testing the NFL's cliche of next man up. Three-time Pro Bowl left......

 2020-11-25 22:11 

WTOP

Real Madrid wins 2-0 at 10-man Inter in Champions League...

MILAN (AP) — Real Madrid produced its most complete performance yet in this season's Champions League to beat 10-man Inter......

 2020-11-25 22:09 

Radio New Zealand

US President Donald Trump pardons ex-National Security Adviser Flynn...

President Donald Trump has pardoned his former top security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI....

 2020-11-25 22:09 

WTOP

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week...

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the......

 2020-11-25 22:08 

VOA

YouTube Suspends US Network for Misinformation...

A U.S. network has been suspended from YouTube for a week for a video that the social media platform says violated its coronavirus misinformation policy.As of Tuesday, the conservative One America News Network (OAN) was suspended from uploading videos and...

 2020-11-25 22:07 

WTOP

Defenses fueling run toward Big 12 championship game...

Defenses are helping carve a path toward the Big 12 championship game. The two current frontrunners, No. 15 Iowa State......

 2020-11-25 22:07 

WTOP

Cal-Stanford stagger into very different Big Game on Friday...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — This Big Game will be drastically different for so many reasons. California and Stanford both come......

 2020-11-25 22:07 

WTOP

No. 5 Louisville tops SE Missouri State 74-53...

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Olivia Cochran scored 17 points and Dana Evans added 15 to help No. 5 Louisville......

 2020-11-25 22:06 

Radio New Zealand

Hawke's Bay Hospital back to its heated problem...

Doctors are urging Hawke's Bay Hospital in Hastings to take action to avoid another sweltering summer due to no air conditioning....

 2020-11-25 22:04 

Radio New Zealand

Lack of specialists adds to burnout and long waiting lists, research shows...

Senior doctors are warning a dwindling workforce is contributing to stress and burnout - and contributing to long waits for patients....

 2020-11-25 22:00 

Radio France International

NFL postpones Thanksgiving Day clash due to Ravens' Covid-19 outbreak...

The NFL's Thanksgiving Day showcase has been slammed by the coronavirus after the league suffered another Covid-19 outbreak, prompting officials to postpone Thursday's contest between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.The Steelers-R...

 2020-11-25 22:00 

NPR

A Feast For A Few: Rethinking The Traditional Thanksgiving Meal...

Thanksgiving is going to look different for many Americans this year. As the coronavirus pandemic rages, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning against traveling to see friends or family, or even gathering with people who do not live wi...

 2020-11-25 21:58 

Radio France International

Sloppy Liverpool beaten at home by Atalanta...

Liverpool wasted a chance to book their place in the Champions League last 16 as Atalanta earned a shock 2-0 win at Anfield on Wednesday.Jurgen Klopp's side could have guaranteed qualification from Group D with a victory, but they produced a poor disp...

 2020-11-25 21:52 

Radio France International

Paris train gunman tells trial he was looking for US soldiers...

The Moroccan gunman on trial for an attempted terror attack on a Paris-bound train five years ago said Wednesday he had aimed at the heads of American soldiers but could not shoot.On August 21, 2015, after drinking a coffee at the station in Brussels, Ayo...

 2020-11-25 21:38 

Radio France International

Covid vaccines: Why the safety process reassures experts...

Covid-19 vaccine emergency approvals are around the corner, makers are preparing to ship millions of doses -- and experts are trying to reassure the public that the record-breaking speed of development hasn't compromised safety.One statistic that is k...

 2020-11-25 21:37 

VOA

Trump Pardons Flynn, Taking Direct Aim at Russia Probe...

President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias....

 2020-11-25 21:32 

Radio France International

Argentines mourn Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'...

Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favorite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods."The news fell like a hammer blow a nation beaten down by mont...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

Radio France International

Russian oil giant announces start of vast Arctic project...

Russian oil giant Rosneft on Wednesday announced the start of operations for its giant Vostok oil project in the Arctic, part of the country's strategic energy plan which has been criticised by environmentalists."It is with great pleasure that I i...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

NPR

Doctors Deploy Antibody Drugs Against COVID-19 And Hope Effort's Worthwhile...

The medicines from Eli Lilly and Regeneron are infused, a process that can take two hours or longer, including observation for side effects. Staffing is as big an issue as the supply of the drugs....

 2020-11-25 21:28 

NPR

Biden And Trump Offer Jarring Contrast Minutes Apart On Thanksgiving Eve...

President-elect Joe Biden called on Americans to unite this holiday season, amid the pandemic. Minutes earlier, President Trump repeated baseless claims about the election being...

 2020-11-25 21:26 

WTOP

Crutchfield clicks as NC State cruises past North Florida...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kai Crutchfield scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina State opened the season with impressive......

 2020-11-25 21:25 

WTOP

HP, Nordstrom rise; Gap, JPMorgan Chase fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Autodesk, up $12.27 to $271.24 The design software......

 2020-11-25 21:23 

WTOP

Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday...

The Thanksgiving night game between the Ravens and Steelers has been switched to Sunday because of coronavirus issues with Baltimore....

 2020-11-25 21:23 

VOA

Biden Discusses 'Shared Sacrifices' as Coronavirus Looms Over Thanksgiving...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden discussed the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday and the "shared sacrifices" Americans are making ahead of Thursday's annual Thanksgiving holiday.Millions of Americans typically gather with family and friends, many t...

 2020-11-25 21:22 

WTOP

Iowa Tribe creates national park on Nebraska-Kansas border...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska is creating the nation's largest tribal national park on......

 2020-11-25 21:22 

VOA

Syrians Face Growing Hunger as Winter Approaches...

Mired in conflict and a debilitating economic crisis, more than 9.3 million Syrians are at increased risk of hunger this winter, with the price of subsidized bread doubling in the past month and humanitarian access drastically reduced."Prices of essen...

 2020-11-25 21:21 

WTOP

Trump administration denies permit for divisive Alaska mine...

ANCHORAGE, Alaka (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday effectively killed a contentious proposed mine in Alaska, a gold and......

 2020-11-25 21:20 

WTOP

Women's hoops begins; flexibility key in COVID times...

Eight months after women's college basketball was stopped because of the coronavirus, the sport is back. Nearly 150 schools got......

 2020-11-25 21:19 

Radio New Zealand

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 60 million infections - Reuters tally...

The global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases has hit 60 million, with the pace of new infections accelerating and the United States reporting record numbers of hospitalisations, according to a Reuters tally....

 2020-11-25 21:17 

WTOP

Vatican: Pope prays for Maradona, fondly recalls meeting him...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has remembered Diego Maradona in his prayers after learning of the soccer legend's death......

 2020-11-25 21:16 

WTOP

Judge reduces prison sentence for former Alabama speaker...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday slashed former House Speaker Mike Hubbard's prison sentence from four years to......

 2020-11-25 21:15 

WTOP

Sergachev re-signs with Lightning for 3 years, $14.4 million...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Mikhail Sergachev to a three-year, $14.4......

 2020-11-25 21:15 

WTOP

Trump pardons Flynn, taking direct aim at Russia probe...

President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday....

 2020-11-25 21:13 

NPR

Trump Pardons Michael Flynn, Who Pleaded Guilty To Lying About Russia Contact...

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. It was announced on Twitter....

 2020-11-25 21:13 

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Trump Pardons Michael Flynn, Who Pleaded Guilty To Lying About Russia Contact...

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. It was announced on Twitter....

 2020-11-25 21:11 

WTOP

President Donald Trump says he has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn....

 2020-11-25 21:10 

Radio France International

Defiant restaurant owner flouts Canada pandemic rules...

The owner of a barbecue restaurant in Canada's largest city of Toronto on Wednesday attracted a crowd of anti-mask protestors who support his defiance of a pandemic lockdown, as well as strong rebukes from officials.Adam Skelly's Adamson Barbecue ...

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