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 2018-01-16 18:07 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

8 Congressional Chairmen Are Calling It Quits. Here's Why And What It Could Mean...

Capitol Hill Republicans are nervous about November. The margins of their majority are dwindling in both chambers. It's looking like a good yea...

 2018-01-16 18:07 

WSHU

8 Congressional Chairmen Are Calling It Quits. Here's Why And What It Could Mean...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRUJMILOGdw Capitol Hill Republicans are nervous about November. The margins of their majority are dwindling in both chambers. It's looking like a good year to run as a Democrat, and President Trump isn't helping wi...

 2018-01-16 18:03 

NPR

Jimmy Fallon Channels Trump Criticism Through James Taylor...

The host directed perhaps his sharpest criticism of Trump to date with a spot-on cover of the perpendicular cool and calm of James Taylor's classic "Fire and Rain."...

 2018-01-16 18:03 

Radio New Zealand

Cranberries singer's death not suspicious...

The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious by the Metropolitan Police....

 2018-01-16 18:01 

Herman Cain

U.S. oil production sets new record, setting stage for what Trump calls 'global dominance'...

So much winning. Funny thing about our president and the whole...

 2018-01-16 18:00 

VOA

Kenya Opposition Leader Vows to Inaugurate Self as 'Peoples' President'...

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose National Super Alliance (NASA) contests the results of October's re-run election, has defiantly vowed to inaugurate himself the "peoples" president' at the end of January, if there is no dialogu...

 2018-01-16 17:56 

VOA

Jordan Shuts Down Illegal Drug Factory...

Police in Jordan say they've shut down a large factory making an illegal amphetamine-based drug said to be popular in the Middle East, including among Syrian militants.Authorities seized enough material to make more than 100 million pills. The officia...

 2018-01-16 17:56 

Radio Romania International

January 16, 2018 UPDATE...

Click here for a roundup of domestic and international news...

 2018-01-16 17:45 

Radio New Zealand

Steve Bannon ordered to testify to grand jury...

Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury as part of the inquiry into Russian collusion, US media report....

 2018-01-16 17:44 

Radio New Zealand

Japan issues false alarm over missile launch...

Japan's public broadcaster issued a false alarm saying North Korea appeared to have launched a missile and urging people to take shelter, but managed to correct the error within minutes....

 2018-01-16 17:42 

KBS World

Gov't to Shut down 5 Coal Power Plants Temporarily...

[Domestic] : The government has decided to temporarily shut down five coal-fired power plants to help tackle ......

 2018-01-16 17:40 

KBS World

Moon Visits Athletes' Center to Show Support...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in has visited South Korea's main athletes' training center for the ......

 2018-01-16 17:38 

KBS World

Japanese Ruling Party Supports Abe's Participation at PyeongChang...

[International] : NHK reported Wednesday that Japan's ruling party is rescheduling the proceedings of the National ......

 2018-01-16 17:37 

WTOP

Hebrew grammar book from 16th century returns to Prague...

PRAGUE (AP) — A 16th century book that belonged to Prague's Jewish community before World War II and surfaced at a New York City auction last year was brought back to the Czech Republic on... The post Hebrew grammar book from 16th century return...

 2018-01-16 17:36 

WSHU

Students Across D.C. Graduated Despite Chronic Absences, An Investigation Finds...

A high-level investigation into chronic absenteeism in Washington, D.C., high schools has found that students across the city were graduated despite having missed more than 30 days of school in a single course, in violation of district policy. The finding...

 2018-01-16 17:36 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Students Across D.C. Graduated Despite Chronic Absences, An Investigation Finds...

A high-level investigation into chronic absenteeism in Washington, D.C., high schools has found that students across the city were graduated despite having...

 2018-01-16 17:33 

VOA

Trial of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Delayed...

A federal judge says the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former associate Rick Gates should not start in May, as requested by the Special Counsel conducting the Russia investigation, saying both sides need more time to examine ev...

 2018-01-16 17:32 

VOA

US Warily Eyeing New Russian Air Defenses in Crimea...

The United States is assessing the security implications of Russia's latest deployment of S-400 air defenses to Crimea, a U.S. military official said on Tuesday, adding it could give existing Russian defenses more resilience."It's not good. It...

 2018-01-16 17:31 

NPR

Students Across D.C. Graduated Despite Chronic Absences, An Investigation Finds...

An official investigation into Ballou High School and other high schools in the District of Columbia found that students received diplomas despite missing more than 30 days in at least one class....

 2018-01-16 17:31 

VOA

Nigeria Army Releases 244 Boko Haram Suspects...

Nigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group.Nigerian army operation commander Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas said Tuesday that those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56 wome...

 2018-01-16 17:31 

NPR

Did A Foreign Power Interfere In The Election? New Bill Would Mandate An Answer...

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democrat Sen. Chris Van Hollen are offering legislation that would require U.S. spy agencies to report about foreign interference in American elections....

 2018-01-16 17:30 

VOA

Shaka: Extra Time...

We are live. In Extra Time Shaka answers your questions about politics in Africa....

 2018-01-16 17:29 

Federal News Radio

DoD works to break biometrics paradigm...

The Defense Department is experimenting with biometrics to control physical access, while improving the technology's accuracy and mobility....

 2018-01-16 17:28 

Radio Free Asia

Hong Kong Sees 'Erosion' of Rights, Freedoms During Past Five Years: Report...

A watchdog report highlights concerns over judicial independence in the former British colony, as well as the erosion of traditional freedoms....

 2018-01-16 17:26 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Polling Agency Stops Publishing Over Closure Fears...

Russia's leading polling agency says it won't publish data ahead of Russia's March presidential election, making it harder to tell what Russians are thinking ahead of vote....

 2018-01-16 17:25 

WTOP

The Latest: US urges maritime interdiction of NK trade...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allies from the Korean War discussing the nuclear threat from North Korea (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling for nations... The post The Latest: US urges mar...

 2018-01-16 17:25 

WTOP

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl...

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a girl for Kim Kardashian West and her husband, Kanye West, via surrogate. Kardashian West announced Tuesday on her app under the headline "We're so in Love" that their third... The post Kim Kardashian West and h...

 2018-01-16 17:25 

WTOP

North Dakota oil output cut back to meet gas capture rules...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Fearing sanctions by the state, some North Dakota oil drillers have begun cutting output to control the amount of natural gas that's being burned off at well sites and wasted as... The post North Dakota oil output cut back ...

 2018-01-16 17:24 

WTOP

German prosecutors raise charge in teen's stabbing to murder...

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say an Afghan migrant held in the fatal stabbing of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend is now suspected of murder after investigations showed he acted with "guile." Landau prosecutors say the victim... The post Ge...

 2018-01-16 17:24 

Radio New Zealand

Revealed: Kiwis generate 734kg of waste each per year...

The government is vowing to cut back on the amount of waste New Zealanders create, which is estimated to be among the highest in the developed world....

 2018-01-16 17:24 

WTOP

Nigeria army releases 244 who denounced Boko Haram...

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56 women,... The p...

 2018-01-16 17:23 

Radio New Zealand

Team NZ up for prestigious award...

Team New Zealand, who stormed to America's Cup glory in June, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards Team of the Year....

 2018-01-16 17:22 

VOA

Ethiopian Airlines to Re-launch Zambia's National Carrier...

Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier.The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and is acquiring new aircraft.In a st...

 2018-01-16 17:22 

WTOP

Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Kazakhstan's president to the White House. The White House has said Trump and Nursultan Nazarbayev (nur-sul-TAHN' nah-sar-BAH'-yev) will discuss ways to strengthen their partnership o...

 2018-01-16 17:18 

Radio New Zealand

Federer cruises, big names advance...

Defending champion Roger Federer cruised to a first up victory at the Australian Open and was joined in the second round by former champions Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka....

 2018-01-16 17:18 

WTOP

DC mayor issues Ballou H.S. report into graduation rates, absenteeism...

WASHINGTON — An investigation into graduation requirements and absentee policies at Ballou High School found that teachers were pressured by the school's principal and other administrators to pass students despite their grade or the number... Th...

 2018-01-16 17:16 

Radio Poland

President signs changes to Polish electoral law; opposition furious...

President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into law contested changes to the country's electoral law and to rules on how local government functions....

 2018-01-16 17:15 

WTOP

Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player's road-rage killing...

GRETNA, La. (AP) — The trial in a road-rage shooting that took the life of former NFL football player Joe McKnight began Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb, where a judge and attorneys were questioning... The post Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player...

 2018-01-16 17:13 

NPR

Remembering Dolores O'Riordan...

Dolores visited the World Cafe in the summer of 2007, just after releasing her first solo album that May. Hear the Session....

 2018-01-16 17:12 

WTOP

That time the Cranberries played a free show in D.C. — and a riot broke out...

With the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, long-time fans are recalling an impromptu show in the nation's capital that turned into a melee. The post That time the Cranberries played a free show in D.C. — and a riot broke out app...

 2018-01-16 17:11 

WTOP

Investor to donate $75M to Johns Hopkins philosophy program...

An investor will donate $75 million to Johns Hopkins University's philosophy department in a record-setting gift to the university's humanities programs. The post Investor to donate $75M to Johns Hopkins philosophy program appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-16 17:11 

VOA

Bitcoin, Rival Cryptocurrencies Plunge on Crackdown Fears...

Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as fears of a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports suggested it was still possible that South Korea could ban trading in cryptocurrencies.Bitcoin's slide triggered a ...

 2018-01-16 17:10 

WTOP

Chargers assistant McNulty returns to Rutgers as coordinator...

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers tight ends coach John McNulty is returning to the college ranks for a second stint as the offensive coordinator at Rutgers. Coach Chris Ash announced the hiring on... The post Chargers assistant McNulty r...

 2018-01-16 17:09 

WTOP

Click, tap, buy: Holiday shoppers spent record amount online...

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers spent a record amount online during the holiday season. That's according to Adobe Analytics, which reports online shopping during the holiday season reached $108.2 billion, up almost 15 percent from... The post Click, ta...

 2018-01-16 17:08 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Manafort Case Drags As Judge Puzzles Over Legal Positions...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may not be headed for trial on money laundering and conspiracy charges until late autumn. The judge in his...

 2018-01-16 17:08 

WSHU

Manafort Case Drags As Judge Puzzles Over Legal Positions...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may not be headed for trial on money laundering and conspiracy charges until late autumn. The judge in his case expressed puzzlement over some of the legal positions he has taken. Lawyers for Justice Department...

 2018-01-16 17:01 

Herman Cain

Bannon to meet with House Intel Committee today. ...So, here's Bill Murray...

Mika, Joe, Wolff, two Bannons, and Thunderdome! Today is an interesting day. Former chief strategist Steve Bannon is going to meet with the House Intel Committee, where he'll answer questions a...

 2018-01-16 17:01 

Herman Cain

U.S. developing new nuclear weapons to counter Russia, China...

Challenge countered. What does the left worry about when it comes to national defense? Apparently it worries that we might have some weapons in our arsenel that it's not impossible for us to ev...

 2018-01-16 17:00 

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: "Who Is This Beethover?"...

Beethoven wrote his Horn Sonata for one of Vienna's most famous horn players, prompting one critic at the time to wonder, "Who is this Beethover (sic) we've never heard of?" Obviously, history had the last laugh. We'll enjoy the sonata...

 2018-01-16 16:58 

Federal News Radio

Protected: DevOps morphs into DevSecOps for built-in security...

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