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 2018-01-23 00:28 

Radio Australia

Australia Day should be January 1 — the symbolism is perfect...

Australia as we know it was born on a New Year's Day....

 2018-01-23 00:28 

Federal News Radio

Governor signs order calling for New Jersey Transit audit...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders audit of state's beleaguered transit agency...

 2018-01-23 00:24 

Federal News Radio

Family of man killed after 'swatting' call sues Wichita...

The family of a Kansas man fatally shot at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved...

 2018-01-23 00:24 

Radio Australia

Rohingya repatriation delayed by Bangladeshi officials just hours before it was due to begin...

Bangladesh blames logistics for a delay in returning some of the 680,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar — and although an advocacy group welcomes the move, it says the delay is for the wrong reasons....

 2018-01-23 00:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Greg Walden Wins Shutdown Battle Over Children's Health Care...

Rep. Greg Walden — Oregon's sole Republican member of Congress — claimed a big legislative victory as the three-day government shutdown was ending...

 2018-01-23 00:21 

Federal News Radio

Bill Cosby tells stories at club in 1st show since 2015...

Bill Cosby performs in his hometown as spring retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case; it's his 1st show since 2015...

 2018-01-23 00:21 

VOA

Germany, France Pass Resolution for New Friendship Treaty...

German and French lawmakers approved a joint resolution Monday stressing the need for closer cooperation as the two nations mark the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Elysee friendship treaty.At a special German parliamentary session in Berlin, Frenc...

 2018-01-23 00:21 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Washington State May Raise Minimum Age To Purchase Tobacco, Vapor Products...

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 2018-01-23 00:19 

Radio New Zealand

Stokes to miss start of NZ tour...

The England allrounder Ben Stokes says he will miss the start of his side's tour of New Zealand due to his first court appearance....

 2018-01-23 00:19 

Federal News Radio

10 Things to Know for Tuesday...

Among 10 Things to Know: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent; pope apologizes to abuse victims; NBC's Kelly says Fonda has 'no business' lecturing her....

 2018-01-23 00:18 

Federal News Radio

Monday's Sports Transactions...

BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS......

 2018-01-23 00:15 

VOA

Trump Slaps 30 Percent Import Tax on Solar Panels...

President Donald Trump imposed stiff tariffs on imported solar panels Monday, in a bid to protect U.S. manufacturing jobs.Trump has often promised to get tough with China and other exporters that he says compete unfairly with U.S. manufacturers.The tariff...

 2018-01-23 00:15 

WTOP

Vermont governor with 'mixed emotions' signs marijuana bill...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont's marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an act... The post Vermont governor with 'mi...

 2018-01-23 00:14 

WTOP

Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering...

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — In Davos this week, participants can experience "a day in the life of a refugee." Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. Or rub... The post Trump to face mixed welcome at elite...

 2018-01-23 00:13 

WTOP

Seahawks part ways with defensive assistant Travis Jones...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have "mutually parted ways" with defensive assistant coach Travis Jones after five seasons with the team. The Seahawks announced the decision Monday. Jones served as Seattle's defensive line... T...

 2018-01-23 00:13 

Federal News Radio

Seahawks part ways with defensive assistant Travis Jones...

The Seattle Seahawks have...

 2018-01-23 00:13 

Radio Australia

Hyeon Chung: Rising Asian players boosting the Australian Open on and off the court...

When 21-year-old Hyeon Chung from South Korea defeated former world number one Novak Djokovic last night, millions of people were watching around Asia....

 2018-01-23 00:12 

WTOP

Flu cases are on the rise around DC...

In the District, close to 400 confirmed cases were reported in the first two weeks of January. Cases have climbed in Virginia and Maryland as well in the new year. The post Flu cases are on the rise around DC appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-23 00:10 

WTOP

Winter storm howls through Midwest...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds pushed across the Midwest on Monday, prompting highway closings in Kansas and South Dakota, school cancellations in Minnesota and grounding of flights in Denver and Minneapolis. In... The post Winter st...

 2018-01-23 00:10 

Federal News Radio

Winter storm howls through Midwest...

Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis...

 2018-01-23 00:09 

WTOP

Police: Gun fired from truck outside a school in New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say they are investigating a gunfire incident outside a charter school. Police said one 14-year-old was treated for a minor elbow abrasion at a hospital Monday afternoon and... The post Police: Gun fired from tr...

 2018-01-23 00:09 

Federal News Radio

Police: Gun fired from truck outside a school in New Orleans...

New Orleans police investigate reports of a gunfire incident outside a New Orleans charter school...

 2018-01-23 00:09 

Federal News Radio

Cardinals hire Panthers D-coordinator Wilks as head coach...

Steve Wilks is the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals...

 2018-01-23 00:09 

WTOP

Treadwell returning to Michigan State staff...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State offensive coordinator Don Treadwell is returning to the Spartans' staff. The school announced Monday that Treadwell will help coach defensive backs and special teams while also serving... The post...

 2018-01-23 00:09 

Federal News Radio

Treadwell returning to Michigan State staff...

Former Michigan State offensive coordinator Don Treadwell is returning to the Spartans' staff...

 2018-01-23 00:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Is Support Building For Death Penalty Repeal In Washington?...

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 2018-01-23 00:03 

WTOP

Some federal workers caught in the shutdown could sue for damages...

If the federal government delays the pay of any essential workers who stayed on their jobs this weekend, it runs the risk of a lawsuit similar to the one it just lost last year stemming from the 2013 shutdown. The post Some federal workers caught in the s...

 2018-01-23 00:03 

WTOP

Embattled Missouri governor proposes $68M in higher ed cuts...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens made his first public appearance Monday in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would cut roughly $68 million from... The post Embattled Mis...

 2018-01-23 00:01 

WTOP

Remaining Free Agents...

NEW YORK (AP) — The 124 remaining free agents (q-rejected qualifying offer): AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE (9) — Pedro Alvarez; dh-1b; Ryan Flaherty, 2b; Craig Gentry, of; J.J. Hardy, ss; Jeremy Hellickson, rhp; Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp;... The post Re...

 2018-01-23 00:01 

WTOP

Free Agents Signings...

NEW YORK (AP) — The 42 free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources. For... The post Free Agents Signings a...

 2018-01-23 00:00 

VOA

Heavy Snow Humbles Global Elite at Davos Summit...

The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue.High in the Swiss alps on Monday, on the eve of the opening ...

 2018-01-23 00:00 

WTOP

Bill Cosby tells stories at Philadelphia club in 1st public performance since 2015 as retrial in sex assault case looms...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby tells stories at Philadelphia club in 1st public performance since 2015 as retrial in sex assault case looms. The post Bill Cosby tells stories at Philadelphia club in 1st public performance since 2015 as retrial in se...

 2018-01-22 23:58 

WTOP

LA Galaxy sign experienced MLS midfielder Chris Pontius...

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Veteran MLS midfielder Chris Pontius has signed with the LA Galaxy. The club announced its acquisition Monday on the opening day of preseason training. Pontius is a nine-year MLS veteran with... The post LA Galaxy sign experien...

 2018-01-22 23:51 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Washington bill aims to boost birth control, abortion coverage for undocumented residents...

Immigrants without legal status are not eligible for government healthcare plans, like Medicaid. More than a dozen Washington lawmakers want to create a...

 2018-01-22 23:51 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Bill aims to cover abortion, birth control for undocumented Washington residents...

Immigrants without legal status are not eligible for government healthcare plans, like Medicaid. More than a dozen Washington lawmakers want to create a...

 2018-01-22 23:47 

NPR

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Voting Map...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court found the state's congressional districts violate Pennsylvania constitution. The court demanded they be redrawn....

 2018-01-22 23:47 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Voting Map...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's congressional district map today, saying it "clearly, plainly and palpably" violates...

 2018-01-22 23:45 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

In a time of unrest, dancing with love to heal all wounds...

One of them went viral in a collaboration with Yo Yo Ma; the other played Michael Jackson for the Cirque du Soleil. But you might know dancers Lil Buck and...

 2018-01-22 23:44 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: PNG still winless at Under 19 World Cup...

Papua New Guinea remain winless at the Under 19 Cricket World Cup after an 80 run defeat by Canada on Monday....

 2018-01-22 23:40 

Radio New Zealand

Flammable substance used in Auckland high-rise fire...

Multiple fires at an apartment building site in central Auckland yesterday were caused by a flammable substance being left on a stove top, the police say....

 2018-01-22 23:40 

VOA

New Batch of US-backed Forces Finish Border Training in Northern Syria...

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria concluded a training course for 500 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces this week. The goal is to prepare them to protect their borders after the removal of IS in northern Syria.Without giving a t...

 2018-01-22 23:39 

NPR

What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?...

Small police departments struggling with high crime and low budgets tend to pay fast-food wages, may employ officers with troubled pasts and can miss out on opportunities to learn from mistakes....

 2018-01-22 23:39 

NPR

Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement...

The three-day partial government shutdown is coming to an end. Senate Democrats agreed to a stopgap funding measure after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to a vote on immigration legislation....

 2018-01-22 23:39 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement...

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 2018-01-22 23:39 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?...

In suburbs just outside the city of Chicago, some police officers are paid fast-food wages; they work part-time patrolling high crime areas, just so they...

 2018-01-22 23:39 

WSHU

Government Shutdown Coming To An End After Senate Agreement...

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 2018-01-22 23:39 

WSHU

What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?...

In suburbs just outside the city of Chicago, some police officers are paid fast-food wages; they work part-time patrolling high crime areas, just so they can use their badge to get better paying security jobs. Many police chiefs say the low-wages and part...

 2018-01-22 23:38 

Radio New Zealand

Police call for information over fatal Dunedin blaze...

Police are urging anyone with information about a fatal south Dunedin house fire to come forward....

 2018-01-22 23:36 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Solar trade group anticipates job losses...

Solar Energy Industries Association says tariff will lead to loss of industry jobs...

 2018-01-22 23:35 

Federal News Radio

Embattled Missouri governor proposes $68M in higher ed cuts...

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has made his first public appearance in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would slice at least $68 million from public colleges and universities...

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