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 2018-07-16 19:42 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Are Super-Rich Leaving New York Over Taxes?...

There are data to back up the notion that the super-rich of New York are heading for the exits because of changes in tax law....

 2018-07-16 19:40 

WSHU

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure...

The dense network of cables that make up the Internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests, putting thousands of miles of critical infrastructure along U.S. coastlines underwater in the next 15 years. "I...

 2018-07-16 19:39 

Uganda Radio Network

UNSA Demands Shs.3billion To Procure Mathematical Sets For Candidate Classes...

The demand stems from a survey conducted in 81 schools in 34 districts in Eastern Uganda in which majority of the pupils in candidate classes were sitting examinations without the mathematical sets. Jothan Yamureebire Burobuto, the UNSA National President...

 2018-07-16 19:38 

Federal News Radio

US pledges $6 million in new aid for Venezuelan migrants...

The United States is pledging an additional $6 million in aid to help Colombia respond to the massive influx of Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic and humanitarian crisis...

 2018-07-16 19:37 

Federal News Radio

Kaine, Stewart agree to US Senate debate in October...

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart have accepted invitations to participate in Virginia's oldest and most widely broadcast televised debate this fall...

 2018-07-16 19:36 

Federal News Radio

Pianist's wife not guilty by reason of insanity in 2 deaths...

A Texas judge has found the estranged wife of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 deaths of the couple's two daughters...

 2018-07-16 19:35 

VOA

Cardi B Crowns Break-Out Year With Leading 10 MTV VMA Nominations...

Rapper Cardi B earned a leading 10 nominations on Monday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), reflecting a break-out year that has seen her become one of the industry's most successful and sought-after performers.The New York singer, 25, earned nomin...

 2018-07-16 19:34 

Federal News Radio

Police probe officer brushing off report of armed man...

Police are investigating after a Baltimore officer brushed off two firefighters' report of an armed man...

 2018-07-16 19:34 

Federal News Radio

Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference...

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league these days...

 2018-07-16 19:31 

Federal News Radio

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports...

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making...

 2018-07-16 19:31 

NPR

'They Wanted To Kill Us All': Nicaragua Reels After Bloody Church Siege...

Human rights groups say nearly 300 people have died since demonstrations over a now-rescinded pension change in April. Protests turned deadly Friday as student protesters took refuge in a church....

 2018-07-16 19:30 

VOA

Study: CRISPR Gene Editing Can Cause Risky Collateral DNA Damage...

Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.The findings, published in the journal Nature Biotechnolog...

 2018-07-16 19:30 

Radio Free Asia

Authorities Force Uyghur Students to Return to Xinjiang From Mainland For Propaganda Drive...

If the students do not take part in the campaign, they cannot re-enroll in their universities....

 2018-07-16 19:30 

VOA

Trump Declines to Back US Intel on Russia Meddling...

Donald Trump, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, has declared he cannot see any reason to believe Moscow meddled in the election that led to him becoming U.S. president in 2016.Every major U.S. intelligence agency has concluded there was...

 2018-07-16 19:28 

Radio New Zealand

Coromandel businesses suffer as 'lifeline' roads cut in storms...

Businesses in the Coromandel have been feeling the pinch after stormy weather closed the roads in the area....

 2018-07-16 19:28 

Federal News Radio

Buoy to scout way for New Jersey offshore wind energy farm...

New Jersey's plan to harness the power of the ocean wind to create energy has been moving at a glacial pace, but some movement is happening now...

 2018-07-16 19:25 

VOA

India's Opposition Urges PM Modi to Pass Women's Bill...

India's opposition leader on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "walk his talk" by passing a long-pending bill that aims to give women a stronger voice in parliament.Rahul Gandhi offered his party's "unconditional support"...

 2018-07-16 19:25 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: deGrom wants to talk contract with Mets...

Jacob deGrom says he'd love to play his entire career with the New York Mets, but he's not disputing comments by his agent that the team should either sign him to a long-term deal or trade him now...

 2018-07-16 19:23 

Federal News Radio

UN envoy says reforms needed to resume Libyan oil production...

The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that a recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless key issues concerning the distribution of wealth and...

 2018-07-16 19:22 

RTV Slovenija

"Reading enables people to enter worlds that they would otherwise never have known"...

"We Slovenians are a nation founded on culture; that's why we have to preserve our language and everything connected to it....

 2018-07-16 19:22 

WFAN Sports Radio

DeGrom's Agent Says Trade Him Or Extend Him...

Jacob deGrom has been the subject of trade rumors, but the Mets have balked at the idea, unless they are blown away by an offer. Monday, deGrom's agent suggested that the Mets trade him if they aren't serious about giving the All-Star pitcher a co...

 2018-07-16 19:22 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Convention opponents assail Trump, policies....

A number of speakers cited the policies and statements of the Trump administration in asking a North Carolina city council not to host the Republican National Convention...

 2018-07-16 19:21 

Federal News Radio

World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans...

Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail...

 2018-07-16 19:20 

Radio Free Asia

Uyghurs Deplore China's Unkind Cuts to Local Women's Skirts...

Authorities in Xinjiang put scissors to skirts in public to enforce a ban on long skirts worn by ethnic minorities....

 2018-07-16 19:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The 'death box' where Seattle earthquake researchers work...

When the next major earthquake roils our region, University of Washington's civil engineers and seismic experts will not be safe....

 2018-07-16 19:19 

RTV Slovenija

Retail and wholesale workers to receive pay raises, especially for Sunday work...

Representatives of labor unions and employers have signed a new collective agreement for the retail and the wholesale sectors....

 2018-07-16 19:15 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Feds Charge Russian Student, Linked To NRA, With Conspiracy...

Updated at 3:52 p.m. ET Just hours after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and held a joint press conference with his...

 2018-07-16 19:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal...

Sinclair Broadcast Group's push to buy Tribune Media hit a new snag on Monday, as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he has...

 2018-07-16 19:04 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland, Northland hospital computer systems within minutes of failing - report...

Computer systems serving the northern region's public hospitals came within minutes of losing power last year, according to an internal health board report....

 2018-07-16 19:02 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Attorney Probes Suicide Of 'Chicago' Broadway Castmember After Alleged Verbal Abuse...

The death of a longtime cast member of the Broadway show "Chicago" is drawing attention to what some might consider the ugly behind-the-scenes drama of the theatre world....

 2018-07-16 19:00 

VOA

Colombian FARC Leader Ivan Marquez Declines to Take Senate Seat...

Colombian former FARC guerrilla commander Ivan Marquez said on Monday he will not take his seat in the Senate this week to protest the arrest of fellow rebel Jesus Santrich and changes to the peace accord he said betrayed and disfigured it.Marquez and ano...

 2018-07-16 18:59 

NPR

Feds Charge Russian Graduate Student with Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Law...

Prosecutors accused Maria Butina of conspiring to violate a law that requires foreign agents to register with the U.S. government. Authorities said she was working for Russia....

 2018-07-16 18:59 

NPR

Feds Charge Russian Student, Linked To NRA, With Conspiracy...

Prosecutors accused Maria Butina of conspiring to violate a law that requires foreign agents to register with the U.S. government. Authorities said she was working for Russia....

 2018-07-16 18:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Thoughtful Documentary Brings Viewers 'Inside' The Mind Of Robin Williams...

Copyright 2018 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air....

 2018-07-16 18:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure...

The dense network of cables that make up the Internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests, putting...

 2018-07-16 18:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Punk Legend And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy...

Growing up in North London in the 1960s and '70s, Viv Albertine never dreamed that one day she'd be a rock star. For one thing, she says, "...

 2018-07-16 18:55 

WSHU

Thoughtful Documentary Brings Viewers 'Inside' The Mind Of Robin Williams...

Copyright 2018 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air ....

 2018-07-16 18:55 

WSHU

Punk Legend And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy...

Growing up in North London in the 1960s and '70s, Viv Albertine never dreamed that one day she'd be a rock star. For one thing, she says, "There [were] just no role models ... I never heard of anyone, any female playing guitar." Eventually...

 2018-07-16 18:53 

VOA

Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney Lead World's Highest Paid Entertainers...

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career.Reality star Kylie Jenner, 20, came in third on the annual F...

 2018-07-16 18:53 

Federal News Radio

Police say 15-year-old fatally shot; 16-year-old in custody...

Police in suburban Oklahoma City say a 15-year-old boy has been fatally shot and that a 16-year-old has been arrested for manslaughter in his death...

 2018-07-16 18:53 

WTOP

Police say 15-year-old fatally shot; 16-year-old in custody...

BETHANY, Okla. (AP) — Police in suburban Oklahoma City say a 15-year-old boy has been fatally shot and that a 16-year-old has been arrested for manslaughter in his death. The shooting occurred at about 7:39......

 2018-07-16 18:53 

NPR

[ Science ]

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure...

The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years....

 2018-07-16 18:52 

WTOP

FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal...

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Sinclair wants to buy Tribune Media and its 42 TV stations,......

 2018-07-16 18:51 

WTOP

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure. After the leaders' joint news......

 2018-07-16 18:50 

WFAN Sports Radio

Keidel: MLB All-Star Game The Only One Worth Watching...

Every baseball fan has a fond All-Star Game memory. Older fans remember Reggie Jackson's soaring homer at Tiger Stadium in 1971. Or Pete Rose barreling into Ray Fosse in 1970. Younger fans likely loved and laughed at John Kruk sheepishly checking out ...

 2018-07-16 18:50 

WTOP

Officer in Eric Garner death to face disciplinary proceeding...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it's moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed man. A letter dated Monday from an......

 2018-07-16 18:49 

Radio New Zealand

France celebrates World Cup win...

Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team....

 2018-07-16 18:47 

Federal News Radio

33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important...

Cristiano Ronaldo believes age is just a number as he vows to do his best to bring Juventus the Champions League success it craves...

 2018-07-16 18:47 

WTOP

Smoke blankets Yosemite park but trails and lodges are open...

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has doubled in size and shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants Monday, officials......

 2018-07-16 18:45 

Federal News Radio

Harper to bat 6th, Scherzer vs. Sale to start All-Star Game...

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his current home ballpark...

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