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 2018-01-22 21:49 

Federal News Radio

New York Giants meeting with Pat Shurmur may have to wait...

The New York Giants search for a new coach may be put on a hold by winter storm in the Midwest...

 2018-01-22 21:48 

Federal News Radio

Officials seek help about what to do with pro-white manager...

Officials in a rural Maine community are reaching out for help regarding what to do about their town manager, who has caused controversy by publicly espousing white separatist views...

 2018-01-22 21:48 

Radio Free Asia

Bangladesh: Rohingya Can Declare Return Voluntary on Repatriation Form...

Myanmar claims it is 'ready' but Bangladesh has no date for start of repatriation....

 2018-01-22 21:48 

Federal News Radio

Montana mandates 'net neutrality' for state contracts...

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed an order prohibiting telecommunications companies receiving state contracts from interfering with internet traffic and favoring their own sites and apps...

 2018-01-22 21:47 

Federal News Radio

Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point...

Juventus has closed the gap on Serie A leader Napoli back to just one point as the six-time defending champion has eased past Genoa 1-0...

 2018-01-22 21:47 

Federal News Radio

GOP whip Scalise back at Capitol following latest surgery...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol following surgery this month as he recovers from injuries suffered during a shooting rampage in Virginia last June...

 2018-01-22 21:47 

WSHU

Gus Kenworthy Will Be The Second Openly Gay Man To Compete For U.S. In Winter Games...

Having earned a spot Sunday on the U.S. Ski Team, Gus Kenworthy is the second openly gay man who will compete for the United States at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Kenworthy, 26, placed second at the final Olympic qualifier for freeski...

 2018-01-22 21:47 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Gus Kenworthy Will Be The Second Openly Gay Man To Compete For U.S. In Winter Games...

Having earned a spot Sunday on the U.S. Ski Team, Gus Kenworthy is the second openly gay man who will compete for the United States at the Winter Olympics...

 2018-01-22 21:46 

Federal News Radio

Anti-Trump protest in Haiti temporarily shuts US Embassy...

The U.S. Embassy in the Haitian capital closes as demonstrators gather outside to protest President Donald Trump...

 2018-01-22 21:45 

Federal News Radio

Deputies move to clear big California homeless encampment...

Authorities are taking steps to shut down a 2-mile-long homeless encampment on a riverbed trail in Southern California...

 2018-01-22 21:44 

Radio New Zealand

Eye-watering Venice restaurant bill outrages tourists...

The mayor of Venice has voiced outrage over the 1,100 ($NZ1843) bill that four Japanese tourists say they had to pay for four steaks, a plate of fried fish, water and service....

 2018-01-22 21:44 

NPR

Gus Kenworthy Will Be The Second Openly Gay Man To Compete For U.S. In Winter Games...

The skier, who came out in 2015, secured a spot on the U.S. team on Sunday. A vocal advocate of LGBTQ visibility in sports, Kenworthy took silver at the 2014 Sochi Games....

 2018-01-22 21:43 

Federal News Radio

Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd...

The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd following a midseason slide that left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference...

 2018-01-22 21:41 

Federal News Radio

Environmental, community groups mourn killing of activist...

A coalition of 37 environmental and community groups is demanding justice in the killing of a community activist in western Mexico who helped lead self-defense patrols against illegal logging...

 2018-01-22 21:41 

Radio Australia

Adelaide Strikers Jake Weatherald and Ben Laughlin combine for amazing catch...

Damien Fleming declared it "the greatest outfield catch ever taken" as a sprinting Ben Laughlin and a diving Jake Weatherald combined to take a Big Bash ripper on the boundary rope....

 2018-01-22 21:35 

Radio Australia

Australians arrested in Serbia over $500m drug bust should be released, lawyer says...

One of the two Australian men detained in Serbia over alleged links to a major Sydney drug bust needs medical care, according to their lawyer, who accuses authorities of violating human rights....

 2018-01-22 21:35 

VOA

EU Confirms New Sanctions on Seven Senior Venezuela Officials...

The European Union on Monday announced new sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials, saying this was an expression of the bloc's concern with the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro.The move introduces a travel ban and an asset freez...

 2018-01-22 21:29 

VOA

US Aid Chief Visits Raqqa Amid Stabilization Push...

The U.S. government's aid chief, Mark Green, made an unannounced visit to Raqqa in Syria on Monday, the most senior U.S. civilian official from the Trump administration to visit the war-struck northern city months after it was retaken from Islamic Sta...

 2018-01-22 21:27 

Radio New Zealand

666 excluded from Fiji ballot paper...

The number 666 won't be assigned to any candidate on the ballot paper in the Fiji election this year....

 2018-01-22 21:27 

NPR

Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy...

"As unprecedented numbers of people channel their political energy through this medium, it's being used in unforeseen ways with social repercussions that were never anticipated," says Facebook....

 2018-01-22 21:27 

WSHU

Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy...

Facebook is doing some soul-searching. In a new commentary , the social media giant acknowledges the possibility that social media can have negative ramifications for democracy. This comes after repeated criticism that it didn't do enough to prevent t...

 2018-01-22 21:27 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Facebook Says Social Media Can Be Negative For Democracy...

Facebook is doing some soul-searching. In a new commentary, the social media giant acknowledges the possibility that social media can have negative...

 2018-01-22 21:25 

Radio New Zealand

United confirm Sanchez switch...

Manchester United have signed Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that involves midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to the London club....

 2018-01-22 21:24 

VOA

EU Rules on Asylum Splitting Europe, Says Bulgarian PM...

The European Union's rules on asylum which state that requests be handled by the country where asylum is first claimed are splitting Europe, the prime minister of Bulgaria, which holds the EU's rotating presidency, said Monday.Nationalist-minded, ...

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

No Carts, No Cashiers: Amazon Opens Brick-And-Mortar Convenience Store...

Amazon opened its new brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public on Monday in Seattle. There are no carts or cashiers, and it's BYOB situation, meaning customers have to provide their own bags....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

VP Pence Says U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem Will Open By End Of 2019...

Vice President Pence announced the U.S. will open its embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019. That's faster than previously thought and comes despite Arab opposition to the move....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Proposed Short-Term Funding Agreement Does Not Include DACA Protections...

A short-term spending agreement that seems to be headed to President Trump's desk on Monday does not include protections for DACA recipients that Democrats hoped for. Three DREAMers, Brittany Aguilera, Cesar Vargas and Carla Aguirre react to the propo...

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

These Movies Once Had Oscar Buzz But Lost It...

The Oscar nominations come out tomorrow — and there are plenty of movies that won't make the cut. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with entertainment reporter Joe Reid about 2017's top movies that once had Oscar buzz but lost it....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Bangladesh Postpones Controversial Plan To Send Rohingya Refugees Back Home...

Bangladesh is postponing its attempt to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. Neither country is ready to start the process and the refugees say their demands for citizenship and return of property must be met before they agree ...

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Tech Companies Working On Fixes For Fake News As Midterms Approach...

Fake news, hate speech and foreign interference are the notable examples of what went wrong online during the 2016 campaign. Facebook, Google and Twitter want to avoid a repeat in the 2018 midterms. They're working on fixes, but the solutions won'...

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Sen. Angus King Reacts To Proposed Short-Term Funding Deal...

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, caucuses with Democrats. He shares his reactions to the deal temporarily ending the government shutdown with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Why TSA Officers Are Happy About The 'Get Out' Oscar Nomination...

The hit film Get Out may be the first horror film to get a Best Picture Oscar nomination since The Silence of the Lambs. A TSA officer plays a prominent --and positive — role in the movie. After years of being mocked, real TSA agents are delighted....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

On First Weekday Of Shutdown, Federal Workers Had To Sort Out Whether To Go To Work...

The breakthrough in the Senate to reopen the government came on the first weekday of the shutdown, when federal workers were trying to sort out whether to report for duty....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Turkey Has Attacked A Syrian City Controlled By Kurdish Forces...

Over the weekend, Turkish troops crossed the border into Syria, to attack the Kurdish city of Afrin. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Omer Taspinar of the Brookings Institution about what this latest development means for the ongoing Syrian civil war....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

White House Insists Trump Played Vital Role In Trying To Re-Open Government...

The White House is touting the Senate's deal to end the government shutdown as a win for the president and one of his making. But as the Senate worked to resolve the crisis, President Trump sat largely on the sidelines....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

Federal Workers, Civilian Contractors Share How Shutdown Is Affecting Them...

The Virginia Beach region has one of the highest concentrations of federal workers and civilian contractors. The government shutdown is a major concern that has affected people's daily lives....

 2018-01-22 21:20 

NPR

What The U.S. Presence Is Doing In Raqqa Despite Wishes Of Syrian Government...

The Trump administration has made clear in recent weeks that it intends to maintain a U.S. presence in Syria even though the government of Syria doesn't want that. From Raqqa, a look at how people in the city are putting their lives back together and ...

 2018-01-22 21:18 

Radio Free Asia

Vietnam Jails Oil Executive For Life, Gives Former Top Party Official 13 years...

Trinh Xuan Thanh, the former head of PetroVietnam Construction (PVC), is believed to have been abducted from Germany....

 2018-01-22 21:11 

Radio New Zealand

110 more dengue cases in Samoa over holidays...

Samoa's health ministry says 110 cases of dengue fever were confirmed over the Christmas and New Year period, but there have been no further deaths....

 2018-01-22 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

3 USA Gymnastics Board Members Resign, As Fallout From Abuse Scandal Continues...

Three key board members at USA Gymnastics have resigned, the organization said Monday. The moves indicate continued tumult at the sport's governing...

 2018-01-22 21:06 

VOA

AP Explains Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch' in Afrin, Syria...

Turkey has launched an air and ground campaign into Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwestern Syria. Codenamed "Operation Olive Branch," it's the latest chapter in a decades-long conflict between Turkey and Kurdish militants. Here...

 2018-01-22 21:05 

VOA

Pope Apologizes to Sex Abuse Victims, But Defends Chilean Bishop...

Pope Francis apologized Monday for remarks he made defending a Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse, but he did not back down in his support of the bishop.On a flight to Rome following a weeklong trip to Chile and Peru, the pope told reporters ...

 2018-01-22 21:04 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland flooding: Car trapped, delays on motorway...

Fire and Emergency are working to free someone trapped in a car in floodwaters on Auckland's North Shore....

 2018-01-22 21:04 

Radio New Zealand

Multiple rescues, delays, flooding as heavy rain hits Auckland...

Two people have been rescued from cars stranded in floodwaters in Auckland this morning....

 2018-01-22 21:04 

Radio New Zealand

Multiple rescues, delays, flooding as heavy rain hits Akl...

People in the Auckland suburb of Albany say a heavy downpour left them in waist deep water within minutes....

 2018-01-22 21:04 

Radio New Zealand

Heavy rain causes chaos in Auckland...

People in the Auckland suburb of Albany say a heavy downpour left them in waist deep water within minutes....

 2018-01-22 21:03 

Federal News Radio

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news...

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose companies own the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post and other media properties, says Facebook should pay fees to...

 2018-01-22 21:03 

WSHU

Long Wharf Theatre Director Accused Of Sexual Misconduct...

The director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is on administrative leave following allegations of sexual misconduct, as reported in The New York Times today. The allegations against director Gordon Edelstein date back to his arrival on the job in 200...

 2018-01-22 21:03 

Federal News Radio

Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny...

A device that heats tobacco without burning faces U.S. regulatory scrutiny...

 2018-01-22 21:03 

WTOP

Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists say a device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but it's unclear if that translates into lower rates of disease for... The post Heat-not-...

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