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 2017-12-17 13:47 

Federal News Radio

Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump's Jerusalem move...

Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital...

 2017-12-17 13:44 

Federal News Radio

Low levels in Delaware River could keep re-enactors on land...

George Washington and his troops might not be able to make their annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey...

 2017-12-17 13:34 

Federal News Radio

Pope Francis blows out birthday candle on extra-long pizza...

Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle placed on a 4-meter (13-foot) stretch of pizza at the Vatican to the delight of kids....

 2017-12-17 13:24 

Federal News Radio

Remains of exiled Italian king arrive in Italy from Egypt...

The remains of exiled former Italian King Victor Emmanuel III have arrived in northwest Italy, from Egypt, for interment in a mausoleum...

 2017-12-17 13:15 

Radio Australia

Electricity prices look set to fall as variable wind and solar generation comes online...

Power prices are expected to fall across Australia over the next two years — offsetting this year's price increase — when variable wind and solar generation come online, the Australian Energy Market Commission says....

 2017-12-17 13:08 

Radio Australia

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he supports same-sex marriage...

The Philippines President tells a group of LGBT people he supports same-sex marriage "if that will add to your happiness", in comments likely to displease bishops in the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country....

 2017-12-17 12:57 

VOA

Defiant Theresa May: UK 'Proving Doubters Wrong' on Brexit...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in the new year. Leaders of the other 27 EU nation...

 2017-12-17 12:45 

Federal News Radio

South Africa's ruling ANC part prepares to elect new leader...

The vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is getting underway, after disputes over the credentials of party delegates, highlighting the bitter fight within Nelson Mandela's historic party...

 2017-12-17 12:45 

WTOP

South Africa's ruling ANC part prepares to elect new leader...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is set to get underway Sunday, after disputes over the credentials of party delegates highlighted the bitter... The post South Afr...

 2017-12-17 12:45 

Federal News Radio

Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster biz...

Christmastime is typically a busy time of year for American seafood exporters, as lobster is popular in some European countries around the holiday...

 2017-12-17 12:45 

WTOP

Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster biz...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could amount to a lump of coal for the U.S. at Christmastime. The Christmas season is typically a busy time of year... The post Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide...

 2017-12-17 12:41 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Was That Kazakhstan's Opposition I Heard?...

The recent coal miners' strike to demand higher wages and better working condition from manager ArcelorMittal Temirtau gave the OSDP an opportunity. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect those of RFE/RL.)...

 2017-12-17 12:39 

Federal News Radio

Homicide suspect agrees to extradition from Spain to Italy...

A Spanish court says that a man suspected of killing three people in Spain has agreed to eventually being extradited to Italy to face more charges of homicides and robberies...

 2017-12-17 12:39 

WTOP

Homicide suspect agrees to extradition from Spain to Italy...

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court says that a man suspected of killing three people in Spain has agreed to eventually being extradited to Italy to face more charges of homicides and robberies. Spain's National... The post Homicide suspect agrees to ...

 2017-12-17 12:31 

VOA

2 Danish Journalists Violently Attacked in Gabon...

A man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon's capital, declaring it was in retaliation for U.S. attacks against Muslims and leaving one reporter in serious condition, Gabon's defense minister said.The attack Saturday occurred while the journalis...

 2017-12-17 12:24 

VOA

Saudi Hopes Purge Will Help Push to Join Anti-Illicit Funding Body...

Saudi Arabia has high hopes that a campaign of arrests to crack down on corruption will improve its chances of joining the Financial Action Task Force, a global body dedicated to combating illicit money flows.The kingdom, one of only two G-20 nations alon...

 2017-12-17 12:20 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

At least 11 Afghan Police Killed In Taliban Attack...

Afghan officials say Taliban militants have attacked two checkpoints in the southern province of Helmand, killing 11 police officers....

 2017-12-17 12:00 

NPR

Ursula K. Le Guin's Voice Rings Out In New Nonfiction Collection...

Ursula K. Le Guin's mastery of fiction has remained so consistent, it's easy to overlook her accomplishments in other forms — but her new nonfiction collection goes a long way towards fixing that....

 2017-12-17 12:00 

NPR

3 Ways Trump Or His Allies Might Try To Disrupt The Mueller Russia Probe...

Republican allies of the White House are setting the stage to disrupt the investigation of Russia special counsel Robert Mueller. Here are some ways they might try — and why it will be difficult....

 2017-12-17 12:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

3 Ways Trump Or His Allies Might Try To Disrupt The Mueller Russia Probe...

From the airwaves of conservative media to the hearing rooms of the House of Representatives, Republican allies of the White House are attacking the...

 2017-12-17 11:55 

RTV Slovenija

The Serbs announce intention to take over Gorenjska banka...

The Serbian AIK Bank, owned by Serbian businessman Miodrag Kosti, has announced the intention to take over Gorenjska banka. AIK banka already owns about a fifth of shares from the Kranj-based bank....

 2017-12-17 11:49 

WTOP

Vonn pulls out of women's super-G race to rest sore knee...

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn pulled out of a World Cup super-G race on Sunday because of a sore knee. The 33-year-old American did not say which knee hurts, but has injured both... The post Vonn pulls out of women's super-G race t...

 2017-12-17 11:49 

Federal News Radio

Vonn pulls out of women's super-G race to rest sore knee...

Lindsey Vonn has pulled out of a World Cup super-G race on Sunday because of a sore knee. She did not say which knee hurts but has injured both before....

 2017-12-17 11:47 

RTV Slovenija

Ski season at Mariborsko Pohorje opens with renovated gondola platform...

The ski resort in the Pohorje mountains above Maribor officially opened its winter season on Saturday, boasting a refurbished platform in front of the lower station of the circular cable car to . . ....

 2017-12-17 11:45 

WTOP

Philippine officials say more than 30 dead due to slow storm...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say more than 30 people have been killed mostly due to landslides set off by a slow-moving storm in the central Philippines. Sofronio Dacillo Jr., a disaster-response officer, told The... The post Philippine offi...

 2017-12-17 11:34 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Three Militants Reported Killed In Russia's Daghestan...

Russian authorities say three alleged militants have been killed in a counterterrorism operation in the North Caucasus region of Daghestan....

 2017-12-17 11:30 

WTOP

Pope appeals for freedom for 6 nuns abducted in Nigeria...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is appealing for the liberation of six nuns who were kidnapped a month ago from their convent in Nigeria. Francis made the appeal Sunday while addressing faithful in St.... The post Pope appeals for freedom for 6 nun...

 2017-12-17 11:30 

Federal News Radio

Pope appeals for freedom for 6 nuns abducted in Nigeria...

Pope Francis is appealing for the liberation of six nuns who were kidnapped a month ago from their convent in Nigeria...

 2017-12-17 11:26 

Federal News Radio

Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpoints...

An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province, killing 11 police...

 2017-12-17 11:22 

WTOP

Veith wins World Cup super-G; Vonn pulls out with sore knee...

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Olympic champion Anna Veith won a World Cup super-G race on Sunday, more than two years after her last win. The 28-year-old Austrian profited from an early bib number to... The post Veith wins World Cup super-G; Vonn p...

 2017-12-17 11:22 

Federal News Radio

Veith wins World Cup super-G; Vonn pulls out with sore knee...

Olympic champion Anna Veith wins a World Cup super-G race on Sunday more than two years after her last win. Vonn pulls out with sore knee....

 2017-12-17 11:12 

Federal News Radio

Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is ...

 2017-12-17 11:12 

WTOP

Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in... The post Defiant Theresa...

 2017-12-17 11:10 

Federal News Radio

2 Danish journalists violently attacked in Gabon...

Gabon's government says a man violently attacked 2 Danish journalists who were shopping at an artisanal market in the capital, leaving one in serious condition...

 2017-12-17 11:10 

WTOP

2 Danish journalists violently attacked in Gabon...

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon's capital, declaring it was in retaliation for U.S. attacks against Muslims and leaving one reporter in serious condition, Gabon's defense minister said. The... The post ...

 2017-12-17 11:06 

Radio France International

Three tons of pot seized in lorry transporting lettuce...

Three tons of cannabis with a street value of six million euros were found by in a lorry transporting lettuce when French police searched the vehicle at a motorway toll station this week....

 2017-12-17 11:02 

Radio Australia

Bennelong brings Malcolm Turnbull a prized Lego piece — but he still has to build the set...

Malcolm Turnbull ends the year on as much of a high as possible for a leader who has lost 24 consecutive Newspolls but there are still risks ahead if the Prime Minister is to win the next election, Michelle Grattan writes....

 2017-12-17 11:01 

Federal News Radio

SpaceX capsule makes 2nd delivery for NASA at space station...

A SpaceX capsule has returned to the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas...

 2017-12-17 11:01 

WTOP

SpaceX capsule makes 2nd delivery for NASA at space station...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX capsule has returned to the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit... The post SpaceX capsule makes 2nd de...

 2017-12-17 11:00 

NPR

Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe...

This year some employers are more nervous than usual about making sure holiday parties are free of any sexual harassment. Employment attorneys are advising clients on how to avoid problems....

 2017-12-17 11:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe...

Office holiday parties have always posed a liability for employers, as coworkers mix with one another with plenty of company-supplied alcohol. Sensitivity...

 2017-12-17 11:00 

WSHU

Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe...

Office holiday parties have always posed a liability for employers, as coworkers mix with one another with plenty of company-supplied alcohol. Sensitivity is running particularly high this year, though, as new sexual harassment allegations emerge against ...

 2017-12-17 10:54 

Herman Cain

Well well . . . Lisa Bloom asked donors for cash to pay Trump accusers...

The going rate on slander? We didn't pay much attention to the big press conference last week featuring President Trump's sexual-misbehavior accusers because a) there was nothing new; b) th...

 2017-12-17 10:44 

WTOP

3 militant suspects killed in raid in Russia's Caucasus...

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says three suspected militants have been killed in a raid in the country's North Caucasus. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said its operatives acted on... The post 3 mili...

 2017-12-17 10:44 

Federal News Radio

3 militant suspects killed in raid in Russia's Caucasus...

Russia's top domestic security agency says three suspected militants have been killed in a raid in the country's North Caucasus...

 2017-12-17 10:40 

VOA

Macron Has a Birthday at Loire Chateau; Critics Have Field Day...

French President Emmanuel Macron celebrates his 40th birthday this weekend on the grounds of a former royal palace, in what some opponents called another tactless show of wealth.Rivals have branded former investment banker Macron "president of the ric...

 2017-12-17 10:36 

WTOP

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station...

A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. See photos. The post 3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station appeared first on WTOP ....

 2017-12-17 10:35 

WTOP

A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed...

Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "...

 2017-12-17 10:35 

Federal News Radio

A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed...

Health leaders say they are alarmed about reports that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words in official budget documents, including ...

 2017-12-17 10:35 

WTOP

Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpoints...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province, killing 11 police. Omar Zwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said Afghan forces eventually repelled the... T...

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