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 2018-08-16 13:15 

WSHU

Garry Schyman's Music Helps Unravel A Mystery In 'Torn'...

Composer Garry Schyman has created music for some blockbuster games, including Bioshock and Middle Earth: Shadow of War . His latest project is for the mysterious VR game Torn by Aspyr Studios. In Torn , a world-renowned scientist, Dr.Talbott, was on the ...

 2018-08-16 13:14 

Radio Poland

Consumer watchdog okays possible takeover of Polish national carrier...

A possible takeover of Poland's national carrier LOT by a new state company, Polish Air Group, was on Thursday given the green light by the country's consumer watchdog....

 2018-08-16 13:14 

Federal News Radio

Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach...

The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired...

 2018-08-16 13:14 

Radio Poland

Football: Poland falls to No. 18 in FIFA ranking...

Poland's national football team has moved down from eighth to 18th place in the latest FIFA ranking....

 2018-08-16 13:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Uzbekistan's Secret Underground...

After a longtime ban on photographing the Tashkent Metro was lifted this summer, RFE/RL's photographer went underground to reveal the art, architecture, and nuclear-blast protection in Central Asia's oldest subway system....

 2018-08-16 13:05 

Federal News Radio

70-percent drop in significant regulations in Trump admin.'s first 18 months...

The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they proposed....

 2018-08-16 13:05 

VOA

Zimbabwe Court to Hear Opposition Election Challenge Aug. 22...

Zimbabwe's ruling party and opposition say the Constitutional Court will hear the opposition's challenge to the presidential election results on Aug. 22.Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa narrowly lost to President Emmerson Mnangagwa but Chamisa'...

 2018-08-16 13:04 

WTOP

Passengers held at Nashville airport due to sick traveler...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles were held on arrival at the Nashville International Airport for about an hour due to a sick traveler. Airport spokeswoman Shannon Sumrall......

 2018-08-16 13:02 

1010 WINS

Police: Man tackles 8-year-old boy, steals iPhone in the Bronx...

The NYPD is searching for a man who stole an iPhone from an 8-year-old boy in the Bronx....

 2018-08-16 13:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Masindi Starts Wetland Restoration Drive...

Olivia Nabukenya, the Masindi district Environment officer says that more than Eight thousand trees have been planted along riverbanks in the district as part of the restoration drive....

 2018-08-16 13:00 

Herman Cain

Sanders: let's not talk about socialism vs. capitalism. Let's talk about how 'fundamentally immoral' America is...

By Robert Laurie According to Gallup, almost 60% of Dems currently have a favorable view of socialism. The party is drifting over the leftist cliff, and it's betting its future on radicals who play to The post Sanders: let's not talk about sociali...

 2018-08-16 12:57 

Federal News Radio

4 soldiers killed in Turkey; 3 of them in friendly fire...

Turkish officials say four soldiers were killed in violence in southeast Turkey where troops are battling Kurdish rebels_ three of them as a result of a friendly fire...

 2018-08-16 12:57 

WTOP

4 soldiers killed in Turkey; 3 of them in friendly fire...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say four soldiers have been killed in violence in southeastern Turkey where troops are battling Kurdish rebels — three of them as a result of a friendly fire. Several......

 2018-08-16 12:56 

Federal News Radio

Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal...

Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal following public outcry...

 2018-08-16 12:53 

Federal News Radio

Djokovic wins in Cincinnati, Halep's match suspended...

Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach to get a three-set victory at the Western & Southern Open...

 2018-08-16 12:52 

VOA

Mali President Wins Presidential Runoff Vote in Lanslide...

Incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali has won a landslide victory in the West African nation's presidential runoff election.Official results announced Thursday reveled Keita won 67 percent of the vote from Sunday's second round, sound...

 2018-08-16 12:52 

NPR

'Globe' And Other Newspapers Stand Together: 'Journalists Are Not The Enemy'...

Hundreds of papers joined with the Boston Globe today in publishing editorials that express concern with President Trump's approach to the press....

 2018-08-16 12:52 

KUOW

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'Globe' And Other Newspapers Stand Together: 'Journalists Are Not The Enemy'...

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 2018-08-16 12:52 

WSHU

'Globe' And Other Newspapers Stand Together: 'Journalists Are Not The Enemy'...

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/....

 2018-08-16 12:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

UN Experts Call On Kremlin To 'Immediately And Unconditionally' Release Sentsov...

United Nations experts have called on the Russian government to "immediately and unconditionally release" Oleh Sentsov, a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony for more than three months....

 2018-08-16 12:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Besigye Calls for Unconditional Release of Arua Suspects...

Besigye disclosed that they have set up a team of lawyers to help secure the freedom of all those under detention and attend to their health as well to be coordinated by Kampala City Lord Mayor, Elias Lukwago....

 2018-08-16 12:49 

Radio Prague

Increasing number of municipalities limit tap water use...

The Czech Republic, like most of Europe, continues to face serious problemsrelated to the drawn-out period of drought. Nearly 60 municipalities aroundthe country have already introduced measures restricting the use ofdrinking water. The cabinet addressed ...

 2018-08-16 12:48 

Radio Poland

BREAKING: President vetoes changes to how Poland elects MEPs...

President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday he would veto legislation sponsored by Poland's ruling conservatives aiming to change the way in which the country chooses its MEPs in elections next year....

 2018-08-16 12:48 

Radio Poland

President vetoes changes to how Poland elects MEPs...

President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday he would veto legislation sponsored by Poland's ruling conservatives aiming to change the way in which the country chooses its MEPs in elections next year....

 2018-08-16 12:47 

WCBS Newsradio 880

US Newsrooms To Trump: We're Not Enemies Of The People...

The coordinated editorials are meant to defend journalists who have been accused by the president of being...

 2018-08-16 12:47 

Federal News Radio

Baltimore trades bike-share for dockless scooter, bike pilot...

Baltimore has traded its bike-share program for a pilot program offering dockless scooters and bikes...

 2018-08-16 12:43 

Federal News Radio

US housing starts rose a slight 0.9 percent in July...

US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders...

 2018-08-16 12:43 

Federal News Radio

New Amnesty leader slams Trump for breaking up families...

New Amnesty leader slams Trump's family separations as 'one of the worst atrocities' in years...

 2018-08-16 12:42 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Turkish, French presidents speak by phone...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France...

 2018-08-16 12:41 

Federal News Radio

Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook...

JC Penney posts a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a key sales figure fell well short of Wall Street's view...

 2018-08-16 12:41 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea...

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company and its head for helping North Korea evade United Nations sanctions....

 2018-08-16 12:39 

Radio France International

Canadian set to be new Air France boss despite union opposition...

Canadian Ben Smith looks set to be named the new CEO of Air France, despite trade union opposition to a foreigner heading the national carrier. Smith is currently the number two of Air Canada....

 2018-08-16 12:29 

NPR

Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death...

Two women who are accused of an attack on the brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a nerve agent are to remain in custody after a judge said there was enough evidence of a "conspiracy.";...

 2018-08-16 12:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death...

Two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's dictator, will remain in custody after a judge in Malaysia on...

 2018-08-16 12:29 

WSHU

Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death...

Two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's dictator, will remain in custody after a judge in Malaysia on Thursday said there is enough evidence of a "well-planned conspiracy" to move the case forward...

 2018-08-16 12:26 

Radio Prague

Politicians criticise Zeman over planned 1968 anniversary silence...

A number of Czech politicians have criticised President Milo Zeman'sdecision not to speak in public in connection with Tuesday's 50thanniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact states. TOP 09chairman Ji Pospil said Mr. Zeman was n...

 2018-08-16 12:25 

Radio Poland

Rescuers search for missing children at unpatrolled beach...

Divers and rescuers are to search for two of three Polish siblings who disappeared under aggressive waves at a beach where swimming was prohibited on Tuesday....

 2018-08-16 12:25 

Radio Poland

Rescuers search for missing children at Polish beach...

Divers and rescuers are to search for two of three siblings who disappeared under powerful waves at a Polish beach where swimming was prohibited....

 2018-08-16 12:22 

Federal News Radio

Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93...

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness...

 2018-08-16 12:22 

WTOP

Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died after a prolonged illness. He was 93. Vajpayee was a Hindu nationalist who in 1998 ordered nuclear weapons tests that stoked fears......

 2018-08-16 12:20 

WTOP

Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars outside of Phoenix. The biggest U.S. grocery chain said the project will begin Thursday in Scottsdale at a Fry's supermarket, which is......

 2018-08-16 12:20 

Federal News Radio

Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries...

Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona...

 2018-08-16 12:20 

WTOP

Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place. The UNESCO World Heritage site on Thursday opened up the cobblestones of......

 2018-08-16 12:19 

Radio Poland

Polish auditors criticise foreign-currency mortgage practices...

Poland's central audit office (NIK) said on Thursday that consumer protection authorities in 2005-2013 reacted too late to unfair practices by banks offering foreign-currency mortgages....

 2018-08-16 12:19 

WTOP

Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders have fired two deputy provincial governors, a mayor and other officials after revelations of misconduct by the country's second-biggest maker of rabies triggered a public outcry. The firings were announced......

 2018-08-16 12:18 

WTOP

Danish queen: Work helps tackling husband's death...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Queen Margrethe says her husband's death was "a strange experience" but her work helps her tackling the loss of Prince Henrik. In her first public comments since Henrik died Feb.......

 2018-08-16 12:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Bobi Wine's Supporters Clash With Police in Kamwokya...

As a result, police swung into action and started firing teargas to disperse the protesters and open the road leading to running battles. Some of the protesters fled to Kifumbira slums where they regrouped and returned to the road. Other people ran to saf...

 2018-08-16 12:16 

Federal News Radio

Player in Connecticut trafficking ring wants to plead guilty...

A Connecticut man charged with recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a human trafficking ring and providing them to wealthy clients for sex has said he's willing to plead guilty...

 2018-08-16 12:16 

WTOP

Player in Connecticut trafficking ring wants to plead guilty...

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a human trafficking ring and providing them to wealthy clients for sex has said he's willing to......

 2018-08-16 12:16 

1010 WINS

Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate...

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation....

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