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 2018-07-19 09:42 

WTOP

Germany arrests Syrian man over suspected IS membership...

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a Syrian man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group and spreading propaganda for the extremist organization. The federal prosecutors' office said the 22-year-old, identified......

 2018-07-19 09:40 

WTOP

Iran indicates talks with US on nuclear program unlikely...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's chief of staff claims the president rejected eight requests from President Donald Trump last year for one-on-one talks. It's the latest comment from Tehran suggesting Iran isn't......

 2018-07-19 09:40 

Federal News Radio

Iran indicates talks with US on nuclear program unlikely...

Iranian President Rouhani's chief of staff claims the president rejected 8 requests from Trump last year for talks...

 2018-07-19 09:40 

Federal News Radio

Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention...

On issue of resisting US intervention abroad, Trump finds an ally in Kentucky's Rand Paul...

 2018-07-19 09:39 

VOA

Syrian Media: 2 Pro-Government Villages Evacuated...

More than 7,000 people from two Syrian pro-government villages in the country's northwest that were besieged by the rebels for three years have been evacuated, Syria's state-run media reported Thursday.The emptying-out of villages of Foua and Kfar...

 2018-07-19 09:38 

WTOP

10 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US INTELLIGENCE CHIEF TOUGH ON RUSSIA, AT ODDS WITH TRUMP Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Putin......

 2018-07-19 09:38 

Federal News Radio

10 Things to Know for Today...

Among 10 Things to Know: US intelligence chief Coats is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump; LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues; US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa...

 2018-07-19 09:36 

WTOP

Red Cross: Migrants at Croatian border tell of being beaten...

GENEVA (AP) — The Red Cross is warning about reports of violence by border guards in Croatia against migrants attempting to enter from neighboring Bosnia. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies......

 2018-07-19 09:35 

Radio France International

Frenchman to return home after serving 19-year sentence in Indonesian...

A French national who was arrested in 1999 for drug-smuggling is expected to return home on Saturday after spending nearly 20 years in jail or under judicial control in Indonesia....

 2018-07-19 09:33 

Federal News Radio

Rigoberto Uran withdraws from Tour de France...

Still battered and bruised from a crash on the cobblestones, Colombian rider Rigoberto Uran has withdrawn from the Tour de France ahead of Thursday's big mountain stage in the Alps...

 2018-07-19 09:29 

NPR

Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions...

Conservative groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them....

 2018-07-19 09:29 

KUOW

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Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions...

Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in central Illinois, was sitting on the couch the other day with her four-month-old when she saw the email. "He...

 2018-07-19 09:29 

WSHU

Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions...

Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in central Illinois, was sitting on the couch the other day with her four-month-old when she saw the email. "He was having a fussy day," she says, "so I was bouncing him in one arm, and started going throug...

 2018-07-19 09:28 

NPR

Israel Passes Controversial Law Reserving National Self-Determination For Jews...

The "nation-state4; law, which has been condemned by Arab lawmakers, also asserts Jerusalem as the capital and Hebrew as the official language....

 2018-07-19 09:25 

Federal News Radio

Ga. Democrat shows the way for other black women in politics...

Ground Game: Georgia Democrat running for governor makes history while showing the way for other black women seeking high office...

 2018-07-19 09:24 

Federal News Radio

Turkey debates new terror bill as state of emergency ends...

A Turkish parliamentary committee has begun deliberations on new anti-terror legislation that the government says is aimed at dealing with continued security threats, following the lifting of a two-year-long state of emergency...

 2018-07-19 09:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Alebtong Flood Victims Cry Out for Relief Items...

The more than 6,000 affected are mainly from the Sub Counties of Omoro and Akura in Alebtong district....

 2018-07-19 09:22 

WTOP

CSX train strikes, kills 2 in Germantown...

The train conductor saw the two women, sounded the horn and applied the brakes. The victims were struck and killed....

 2018-07-19 09:22 

VOA

Rights Activists: Australia Violating Rights of Asylum Seekers...

Human rights activists say Australia continues to violate the rights of asylum seekers. That accusation comes as Australia observes the fifth anniversary of the re-introduction of a controversial policy of detaining migrants in remote camps in the South P...

 2018-07-19 09:18 

KUOW

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Moments That Define A Presidency...

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 2018-07-19 09:18 

KUOW

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Michael Isikoff On Maria Butina And Russia...

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 2018-07-19 09:18 

KUOW

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Israel Passes Controversial 'Nation-State' Law...

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 2018-07-19 09:18 

WSHU

Michael Isikoff On Maria Butina And Russia...

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 2018-07-19 09:18 

WSHU

Israel Passes Controversial 'Nation-State' Law...

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 2018-07-19 09:18 

WSHU

Moments That Define A Presidency...

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 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Vienna's Subway Got Hot, So They Gave Out Deodorant...

Vienna, Austria's subway has reached high temperatures of 95 degrees, so operators handed out 14,000 deodorants, according to The Washington Post....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Louisiana's New Approach To Treating Hepatitis C...

Louisiana and Gilead Sciences are working on a deal that would change how the state pays for expensive hepatitis C drugs, with the goal of eliminating the disease in that state....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

DNC's Tom Perez On Russia And The Midterms...

David Greene talks with Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, about President Trump's changing statements on Russian election interference and how Democrats are campaigning....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Guatemalan Man Deported Without 9-Year-Old Son...

A young Guatemalan man and his son tried to get to the U.S. in June to claim asylum. Instead, the 9-year-old boy is alone at a facility in New York. The father was deported and is deeply distressed....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Giant Jeff Goldblum Spotted In London...

A bigger-than-life statue of actor Jeff Goldblum appeared in London this week and has become a viral Internet sensation....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Michael Isikoff On Maria Butina And Russia...

The indictment against Maria Butina is the latest update in the Russia probe. NPR's Noel King speaks to journalist Michael Isikoff, co-author of the book Russian Roulette....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Moments That Define A Presidency...

Following President Trump's news conference in Helsinki, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions and tells Noel King about moments that have defined presidencies throughout history....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

On 'Fanfare For The Common Man,' An Anthem For The American Century...

Written in the thick of WWII, Aaron Copland's piece seems to have hope woven between its notes. Mandalit del Barco asks why so many who hear it, from presidents to prog rockers, are still so moved....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Israel Passes Controversial 'Nation-State' Law...

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that deals with the country's very identity and has critics worried it could undermine its democracy....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

You Know It's A Bad Date When He Steals Your Car...

A Tennessee woman went out with a man. They stopped at a gas station and he stole her car. Then he asked out her godsister. The women worked out a plan: The man got arrested and she got her car back....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Republicans In Congress React To Trump's Russia Statements...

Republican lawmakers are responding to President Trump's multiple statements on whether Russia interfered in U.S. elections....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Previewing Pakistan's Election...

Pakistan heads to the polls next week. But critics allege the election campaign has been marred by interference to ensure one party's victory....

 2018-07-19 09:17 

NPR

Trump Administration Weakens Political Nonprofit Disclosures...

The Trump administration has weakened a donor disclosure rule for tax-exempt groups, possibly letting more foreign cash into U.S. politics — and complicating the confirmation of a new IRS commissioner....

 2018-07-19 09:15 

Federal News Radio

LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues...

Gay-rights supporters worry Kavanaugh would take a more limited view on rights...

 2018-07-19 09:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Six Held For Clashes in Ayilo Refugee Settlement in Adjumani...

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer declined to comment, saying he is yet to be briefed on the details of the incident since he was away when it happened....

 2018-07-19 09:07 

Federal News Radio

US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump...

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance...

 2018-07-19 09:04 

Federal News Radio

Growing extremism threatens Mali's July 29 elections...

Growing extremism threatens Mali's July 29 elections; 'It's a chaotic situation'...

 2018-07-19 09:03 

Federal News Radio

Yemen rebels claim to target Saudi oil refinery in Riyadh...

Yemen's Shiite rebels claim attacking Saudi Aramco refinery in Riyadh; oil giant says 'minor fire' was due to 'operational incident'...

 2018-07-19 09:01 

WTOP

Growing extremism threatens Mali's July 29 elections...

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — As deadly attacks by extremists become more brazen in Mali, officials and citizens fear this month's presidential election will be at risk from growing insecurity. A branch of al-Qaida even set......

 2018-07-19 09:01 

NPR

Republicans Force Democrats To Go On Record Over Immigration Agency...

Democrats denounced the nonbinding House Republican resolution backing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency as a "stunt" and many voted "present" to avoid taking a position....

 2018-07-19 09:01 

KUOW

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Republicans Force Democrats To Go On Record Over Immigration Agency...

House Republicans claimed a political victory Wednesday after the House voted 244-35 in favor of officially supporting the U.S. Immigration and Customs...

 2018-07-19 09:01 

WSHU

Republicans Force Democrats To Go On Record Over Immigration Agency...

House Republicans claimed a political victory Wednesday after the House voted 244-35 in favor of officially supporting the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, a vote intended to forced Democrats to take a position amid calls from progressives...

 2018-07-19 09:00 

NPR

ABBA Silver: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'...

Return with us now to the enchanted isle of Kalokairi, where the sun shines, the water gleams and the populace is unnervingly obsessed with '70s Swedish power-pop — albeit the B-sides, this time out....

 2018-07-19 09:00 

Herman Cain

VIDEO: Men are really getting on Obama's nerves lately...

By Dan Calabrese I'm sorry if I'm late getting this column up. I was outside kicking dogs, pushing children around and wandering into bars enticing dudes to step outside and throw down. But I'm a The post VIDEO: Men are really getting on Obama...

 2018-07-19 09:00 

VOA

Facebook to Remove 'Fake News' That Leads to Violence...

Facebook says it will begin removing false information from its site that could lead to violence."There are certain forms of misinformation that have contributed to physical harm" in certain countries, the U.S. social media giant said in a stateme...

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