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 2018-04-19 11:24 

WTOP

Police seek to ID suspect who tried to kidnap woman in Arlington...

Police have released a composite sketch of the suspect who attempted to kidnap a woman in Arlington, Virginia, earlier this month and are asking for the public's help to identify him. The post Police seek to ID suspect who tried to kidnap woman in Arl...

 2018-04-19 11:23 

WTOP

Nepal honors 1st conquest of Everest without bottled oxygen...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government has honored two climbers who were the first to scale Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen 40 years ago. Minister for Tourism Rabindra Adhikari praised the climbers at a ceremony... The post Nepal ...

 2018-04-19 11:22 

Federal News Radio

DoD officials: Agency's underfunded maintenance backlog exceeds $116B...

In today's Federal Newscast, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment Lucian Niemeyer tells members of Congress about how six years of sequestration effected military buildings....

 2018-04-19 11:22 

KUOW

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What Happened On That Southwest Flight...

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 2018-04-19 11:22 

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Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin On Pompeo...

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 2018-04-19 11:22 

WSHU

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin On Pompeo...

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 2018-04-19 11:22 

WSHU

What Happened On That Southwest Flight...

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 2018-04-19 11:18 

Federal News Radio

Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs...

Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum...

 2018-04-19 11:18 

WTOP

Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs...

GENEVA (AP) — Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. The World Trade Organization's web site posted Thursday... The post Russia joins ...

 2018-04-19 11:17 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

EU Lawmakers Deplore Harassment Of Independent Belarusian Media...

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a resolution deploring the harassment of independent media before and after the February 2018 local elections in Belarus....

 2018-04-19 11:14 

Federal News Radio

Grueling Marathon des Sables completes another edition...

Under a hot desert sun and with the desolation of the Sahara all around, about 1,000 competitors from 50 countries took part in this year's Marathon des Sables, or Marathon of the Sands...

 2018-04-19 11:13 

Radio Poland

Polish industrial production up in March: stats office...

Industrial production in Poland grew 1.8 percent in March compared with the same month last year, the country's Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 11:13 

NPR

What Happened On That Southwest Flight...

A catastrophic failure on a Southwest Airlines flight killed one passenger and injured several others this week. It's prompted airlines around the world to inspect certain kinds of airplane engines....

 2018-04-19 11:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Top Russian, NATO Generals To 'Discuss Syria, Europe' In Baku...

Valery Gerasimov, the chief of Russia's military General Staff, and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Curtis Scaparrotti are due to meet in Azerbaijan to discuss Syria, Russian news agencies report, citing the Russian Defense Ministry....

 2018-04-19 11:09 

NPR

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin On Pompeo...

There are questions about whether CIA Director Mike Pompeo can earn enough support to be confirmed as secretary of state. Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep....

 2018-04-19 11:08 

Federal News Radio

After Ronaldo, another bicycle kick hurts Juve's fortunes...

Two weeks after Ronaldo's spectacular bicycle kick helped Real Madrid eliminate Juventus from the Champions League, a similar overhead effort has left the Bianconeri's march toward a record-extending seventh Serie A title suddenly seem precarious...

 2018-04-19 11:07 

Federal News Radio

Howard commencement to feature "Black Panther" Boseman...

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman will give the commencement address at his alma mater Howard University...

 2018-04-19 11:06 

Radio France International

Why a cloud hangs over the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising...

It is 75 years today since the Warsaw ghetto uprising. On April 19, 1943, the remaining 50,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto attacked the Nazis who were preparing to take them to the gas chambers at Treblinka, and held out for a month before they were finally...

 2018-04-19 11:01 

Federal News Radio

Olympic great Walsh Jennings announces beach volleyball tour...

Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has announced plans for her new beach volleyball circuit that will bring a sports and music festival to eight cities...

 2018-04-19 11:00 

1010 WINS

Cops Nab Suspect In Terrifying Borough Park Home Invasion...

Police have made an arrest in a terrifying home invasion in Brooklyn....

 2018-04-19 11:00 

NPR

Wyatt Cenac Wants To Talk About Policing...

Cenac's new HBO show, Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas , is a ten-part comedy-documentary focused on American policing and its considerable challenges....

 2018-04-19 11:00 

NPR

'God Save Texas' Is Essential Reading For Everyone — Even Non-Texans...

Lawrence Wright is at his best in this new examination of his home state — a thoughtful, beautifully written book about a place that can be hard for outsiders to understand....

 2018-04-19 10:59 

WTOP

It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14...

ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family. The Grand Rapids Press reports Jay and Kateri Schwandt's latest addition was born Wednesday evening, five days before... The post It's (another) boy! ...

 2018-04-19 10:58 

Radio Prague

Czech car production down 2.6 percent in Q1...

Car production in the Czech Republic dropped by 2.6 percent in the firstquarter of the year. The country's bigger car maker, koda Auto, increased production by 2.5percent, to stand at just over 377,000. The biggest drop came from Hyundaiwhere output w...

 2018-04-19 10:57 

WTOP

Mobile Posse plans Arlington office expansion, hires new CTO...

Since 2005, Mobile Posse has been quietly, but quickly, growing its footprint in the D.C. tech scene. Now, CEO Jon Jackson is looking to keep the company's momentum going with both a new C-suite hire and a headquarters... The post Mobile Posse plans A...

 2018-04-19 10:57 

Radio Prague

Beekeepers accuse ministry of violating their right to privacy...

Personal data protection is a hot issue these days, not just among Facebookusers. Czech beekeepers are up in arms over information released by theCzech agriculture ministry, arguing that it violates their privacy and putstheir business at risk....

 2018-04-19 10:54 

Federal News Radio

College apologizes to students after professor curses...

A community college in New Jersey has issued an apology after one of its professor was captured on video cursing at a student who considers himself a conservative...

 2018-04-19 10:54 

WTOP

College apologizes to students after professor curses...

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — A community college in New Jersey has issued an apology after one of its professors was captured on video cursing at a student who considers himself a conservative. Howard Finkelstein used... The post College apologizes to st...

 2018-04-19 10:54 

Radio Australia

Medical community warns against Nationals' 'impassioned' push for regional medical schools...

Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack is calling for the establishment of a new regional medical school to address a doctor shortage in the bush but the medical community says new schools aren't the answer....

 2018-04-19 10:51 

WTOP

I run 'facial recognition' on buildings to unlock architectural secrets...

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Peter Christensen, University of Rochester (THE CONVERSATION) About a decade ago, a modest update to Apple's iPhoto software showed... Th...

 2018-04-19 10:46 

WTOP

'Pharma Bro' arrives at low-security federal prison...

FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. Martin Shkreli was moved Tuesday from... The post 'Pharma Bro&...

 2018-04-19 10:46 

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. TRUMP LEAVES WIGGLE ROOM WITH KIM SUMMIT Although optimistic about the historic meeting with North Korea's reclusive... The post 10 Things to Kn...

 2018-04-19 10:45 

WTOP

Another member quits Nobel literature academy...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting to six. Dagens Nyheter, one of Sweden's largest newspapers,... The post Another ...

 2018-04-19 10:44 

VOA

Panmunjom Truce Village Prepares to Host Inter-Korean Summit...

The upcoming inter-Korean summit (April 27) will take place in the uninhabited village of Panmunjom, inside the tense and highly fortified demilitarized zone that separates the communist North and the democratic South. VOA's Brian Padden reports this ...

 2018-04-19 10:40 

Radio New Zealand

Defence Force troops on way to Iraq to train local forces...

The seventh contingent of Defence Force troops is on its way to Iraq to train local forces....

 2018-04-19 10:38 

Federal News Radio

10 Things to Know for Today...

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim Jong Un; FAA orders fan blade inspections after Southwest Airlines engine explosion; Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's president...

 2018-04-19 10:37 

Federal News Radio

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand...

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand...

 2018-04-19 10:30 

Federal News Radio

Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head...

Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies....

 2018-04-19 10:30 

WTOP

Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head...

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Thursday, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.... The post Queen tips Prince Charles to follo...

 2018-04-19 10:27 

Federal News Radio

'Pharma Bro' arrives at low-security federal prison...

The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey...

 2018-04-19 10:26 

WTOP

Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos...

MONROE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington... The post Homeowner finds naked intruder in ...

 2018-04-19 10:25 

Federal News Radio

Armed police will patrol rail stations at royal wedding...

British officials say armed and undercover police officers will patrol train stations with routes leading to Windsor when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on May 19...

 2018-04-19 10:25 

WTOP

Armed police will patrol rail stations at royal wedding...

LONDON (AP) — British officials say armed and undercover police officers will patrol train stations with routes leading to Windsor when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on May 19. British Transport Police said Thursday there... The post Armed poli...

 2018-04-19 10:25 

Federal News Radio

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma...

Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus...

 2018-04-19 10:25 

WTOP

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media say hundreds of rebels fighters in a town northeast of Damascus have handed in their weapons and started to leave under an evacuation deal. Under the agreement, the rebels... The post Syrian rebels hand over arms, le...

 2018-04-19 10:23 

Federal News Radio

Chelsea defender Alonso gets 3-match ban for violent conduct...

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will serve a three-match ban for a challenge on Shane Long that was missed by officials during Saturday's win at Southampton...

 2018-04-19 10:20 

Federal News Radio

FIFA closes racism case from Under-17 World Cup final...

FIFA has closed a racism investigation that involved a Spain player and an England opponent from the Under-17 World Cup final...

 2018-04-19 10:18 

Radio France International

Mbapp strikes twice to push PSG into Coupe de France final...

Kylian Mbapp bagged a brace as defending champions Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the final of the Coupe de France with a 3-1 win at Caen. Christopher Nkunku added a late third for PSG who will face third division Les Herbiers in the final at the Stade d...

 2018-04-19 10:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Stanbic Bank Wins the 2017 Primary Dealer Award...

For the seventh consecutive year Stanbic Bank Uganda has won the best Primary Dealer Award beating off stiff competition from other commercial banks in the country....

 2018-04-19 10:16 

Radio Prague

Weather...

Friday should be bright and sunny across the country. Top daytimetemperatures will range between 22 and 26 degrees Celsius....

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