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 2018-05-26 15:06 

WTOP

Iran detains professor over insulting Sunni Muslims...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have detained a university professor over insulting Sunni Muslims. The Saturday report said that, after locals voiced their anger, forces... Th...

 2018-05-26 14:58 

Federal News Radio

Restless days and sleepless nights: Spelling bee takes toll...

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a test of brain power, but it can also take a physical toll...

 2018-05-26 14:58 

WTOP

Restless days and sleepless nights: Spelling bee takes toll...

This year's super-sized bee, starting Tuesday, has three full days of spelling because Scripps allowed wild cards into the field for the first time. How the 516 competitors manage stress could play a bigger role than ever in who wins. The post Restles...

 2018-05-26 14:52 

Federal News Radio

FRENCH OPEN '18: Defending champ Ostapenko in action Day 1...

Defending champion Jelena Ostapenko is scheduled to play on Court Philippe Chatrier on Day 1 at the French Open...

 2018-05-26 14:49 

Federal News Radio

Family: Shot Indiana student in critical, stable condition...

The family of a female student wounded in an Indianapolis-area middle school shooting says she is doing well...

 2018-05-26 14:49 

Federal News Radio

Bus service cut, flights canceled during strike in Brazil...

Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers' strike enters its sixth day...

 2018-05-26 14:49 

WTOP

Bus service cut, flights canceled during strike in Brazil...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers' strike enters its sixth day. Brazil's public security ministry issued... The post Bus service c...

 2018-05-26 14:48 

Federal News Radio

Froome effectively seals Giro title in penultimate stage...

Chris Froome effectively sealed victory in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday by holding his only remaining challenger in check up the final climb of the three-week race...

 2018-05-26 14:44 

WTOP

The Latest: Florida braces for Subtropical Storm Alberto...

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for all 67 counties ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto. Scott made... The post The Latest: Florida braces fo...

 2018-05-26 14:44 

Federal News Radio

Part-timers Danica, Helio garner full attention at Indy 500...

Part-time drivers Danica Patrick and Helio Castroneves are far from after-thoughts at the Indy 500...

 2018-05-26 14:43 

Uganda Radio Network

West Buganda Diocese Issues Guidelines On Overnight Prayers...

According to the Right Reverend Henry Katumba Tamale, Bishop of West Buganda diocese the council resolved to demand for high level of cautiousness from all priests intending to organize overnight prayers....

 2018-05-26 14:41 

WTOP

Bangladesh detains 100 suspects in anti-drug crackdown...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Security officials in Bangladesh said they raided an area in the capital on Saturday and detained at least 100 suspects as part of a nationwide anti-drug crackdown, amid accusations that extrajudicial... The post Bangladesh ...

 2018-05-26 14:40 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit...

White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between Trump and North Korea's leader...

 2018-05-26 14:40 

WTOP

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for... The post The Latest: US team heading to Singapore...

 2018-05-26 14:38 

WTOP

The Latest: Family: Shot student is critical but stable...

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The family of a student shot during a school shooting in Indiana says she is in... The post The Latest: Family: Shot student is critical but ...

 2018-05-26 14:37 

Federal News Radio

Japan's Nishikori plays 1st Grand Slam match since Wimbledon...

Kei Nishikori is healthy and ready to return to Grand Slam action at the French Open with what amounts to a rather modest goal...

 2018-05-26 14:36 

Federal News Radio

Former Connecticut governor set to be released from custody...

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is set to be released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two failed political campaigns...

 2018-05-26 14:36 

WTOP

Former Connecticut governor set to be released from custody...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is set to be released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two campaigns. Federal... The post Former Connecticut ...

 2018-05-26 14:32 

1010 WINS

Memorial Day Weekend Off To A Great Start, But Will It Last?...

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Got outdoor plans for the holiday weekend? Better get them in on Saturday.The weekend will be all over the place, and some of those places aren't good....

 2018-05-26 14:27 

VOA

English Speaking Activists in Cameroon Given Jail Sentences...

A military tribunal in Cameroon sentenced seven English speaking detainees to 10 to 15 years in prison in connection with unrest that has paralyzed business in the English speaking zones of the central African state.Among them is radio host Mancho Bibixy,...

 2018-05-26 14:16 

Federal News Radio

Fun stuff: Boston's wasn't the only tea party...

Federal News Radio's Jory Heckman speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation's capital....

 2018-05-26 14:14 

WTOP

Law: Trans Connecticut inmates will be housed appropriately...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Transgender inmates in Connecticut will soon become the first in the nation to have a legal right to be housed in a prison that matches the gender with which they identify,... The post Law: Trans Connecticut inmates will be ho...

 2018-05-26 14:12 

Federal News Radio

Law: Trans Connecticut inmates will be housed appropriately...

Transgender inmates in Connecticut now have the legal right to be housed in prison that matches the gender with which they identify...

 2018-05-26 14:10 

Radio France International

Thousands protest against President Macron's reforms...

Thousands of demonstrators gathered on the streets of Paris and elsewhere in France to protest against the policies of President Emmanuel Macron. The call for the 'popular tide' demonstrations was given by fifty unions, political parties from the ...

 2018-05-26 14:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Ibanda Farmers on Anthranx Alert...

The outbreak of Anthrax was confirmed in Engali Sub county of Kiruhura district two weeks ago and has so far claimed 0ver 30 animals and left over 18 people hospitalized after being infected with the disease following the consumption of animals that died ...

 2018-05-26 14:07 

VOA

Egyptian Court Temporarily Bans Youtube Over Prophet Video...

Egypt's top administrative court ruled on Saturday that regulators must block the video file-sharing site YouTube for one month over a video that denigrates the Prophet Mohammad, a lawyer who filed the case told Reuters.A lower administrative court ha...

 2018-05-26 14:06 

Federal News Radio

Up-and-comers will try to announce arrival at French Open...

The French Open could offer some insight on whether any of the youngsters are ready to take a big step in men's tennis...

 2018-05-26 14:06 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Holt's family calls Venezuela release a miracle...

The family of a Utah man jailed in a Venezuelan jail for two years calls his release a miracle...

 2018-05-26 14:06 

WTOP

The Latest: Holt's family calls Venezuela release a miracle...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 10 a.m. The family of a Utah man jailed in a Venezuelan... The post The Latest: Holt's family calls Venezuela release a mir...

 2018-05-26 14:04 

WTOP

Meijer Gardens exhibition features sculptor Masayuki Koorida...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibition at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park features the work of contemporary sculptor Masayuki Koorida. The exhibition titled "Masayuki Koorida: Beyond Existence " features work never displayed......

 2018-05-26 14:04 

1010 WINS

Arrest Made In Death Of Bronx Toddler...

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An arrest has been made in the death of a 3-year-old Bronx boy whose death has been ruled a homicide.Kenneth Lynch, 36, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of little Messiah Allen....

 2018-05-26 14:04 

KUOW

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Ireland Votes To Lift Its Abortion Ban, Exit Polls Show...

The people of Ireland voted by a landslide to change their socially conservative country's constitution and legalize abortion, according to exit polls...

 2018-05-26 14:03 

NPR

Ireland Votes To Lift Its Abortion Ban, Exit Polls Show...

An Irish Times /Ipsos MRBI poll suggests that nearly two-thirds of the country support the change, 68 percent to 32 percent....

 2018-05-26 14:03 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Ireland Set To End Abortion Ban After Historic Referendum...

Irish pro-choice campaigners celebrated exit poll results on May 26 indicating that their country had voted overwhelmingly to repeal a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions. According to the first official results of Ireland's historic referendum held ...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Federal News Radio

Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs...

Broadcom's Hock Tan and CBS's Leslie Moonves lead the pack for highest-paid CEOs at big U.S. companies...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Federal News Radio

Health care CEOs lead the way in pay...

The highest pay packages go to CEOs at health care companies...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Federal News Radio

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men...

Women remain rare in CEO role at big companies, although pay for top role is competitive with male peers...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Federal News Radio

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack...

The typical chief executive at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year and made $11.7 million in salary, stock and other compensation...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

Federal News Radio

PepsiCo's Nooyi, Ventas's Cafaro among top-paid female CEOs...

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, Ventas's Debra Cafaro lead the way on pay for female CEOs...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

WTOP

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack...

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs... The post For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is j...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

WTOP

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men...

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers. Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P... The post Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

WTOP

Health care CEOs lead the way in pay...

The highest pay packages go to CEOs at health care companies. For the second time in three years, chief executives in the health care field led the S&P 500 in terms of total compensation. The... The post Health care CEOs lead the way in pay appeared first...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

WTOP

The highest-paid CEOs by state...

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue... The post The highest-paid CEOs by state a...

 2018-05-26 14:00 

WTOP

Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs...

Here are the highest-paid CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation study covered 339 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least... The post Broadcom's Tan, CBS...

 2018-05-26 13:50 

Federal News Radio

Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail...

A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges...

 2018-05-26 13:50 

WTOP

Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail...

President Trump announced on Twitter that a Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges. The post Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-05-26 13:50 

Radio Prague

Meeting Brno wants more statues erected to women...

Within this year's Meeting Brno festival people will be invited to voteon which woman from Czech history would most deserve to have a statueerected in her memory in the Brno metropolis. The festival organizers want to draw attention to the fact that t...

 2018-05-26 13:49 

WTOP

Morgan Freeman says he did not assault women...

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Freeman says he did not assault women and that it's not right to equate misplaced compliments or humor with horrific incidents of assault. The Academy Award-winning actor made a second... The post Morgan Freeman says he di...

 2018-05-26 13:48 

Uganda Radio Network

200 Evicted In Kamwenge...

On Thursday night, unknown people accompanied by police officers from Fort Portal razed down houses, cut banana plantations and forcefully fenced off the land measuring 20 acres....

 2018-05-26 13:48 

WTOP

Serial Fairfax Co. bank robber arrested...

Fairfax County police arrested a man linked to at least three bank robberies in Northern Virginia in June 2017. Detectives believe he may be linked to other robberies in the area. The post Serial Fairfax Co. bank robber arrested appeared first on WTOP ....

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