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 2018-09-25 10:47 

Radio Prague

Czech director starts filming adaptation of Philip Roth's The Prague Orgy...

Czech director Irena Pavlskov has started filming an adaptation of ThePrague Orgy by the late U.S. author Philip Roth. The book, based onRoth's own experience, is set in the mid-1970s Czechoslovakia and followsthe journey of his alter ego Nathan Zucke...

 2018-09-25 10:46 

Radio Prague

Czech Republic ranks 30th on Economic Freedom of the World Index...

The Czech Republic has placed 30th on the Economic Freedom of the WorldIndex published by the Canadian Fraser institute, up by seven spotscompared to last year. The index compares data from 162 countries, assessing a number ofindicators, including the siz...

 2018-09-25 10:40 

1010 WINS

Bill Cosby's day of reckoning comes in sex assault case...

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday, when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman....

 2018-09-25 10:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Koboko P.3 Pupil Commits Suicide...

Gerald Tayo the head teacher says that the body of Felix Mungufeni was found hanging in a goats house belonging to his father, Michael Misungu,...

 2018-09-25 10:36 

Federal News Radio

World trade body's chief urges nations to avert trade war...

The head of the World Trade Organization says the whole international community has a responsibility to avert a full global trade war in which there would be...

 2018-09-25 10:33 

Radio Romania International

September 25, 2015...

President Iohannis attends the 73rd UN General Assembly; Defense Minister Fifor reiterated Romania's commitment to NATO cooperation...

 2018-09-25 10:30 

VOA

Watchdog Accuses Yemen Rebels of Taking Hostages, Torture...

An international watchdog is accusing Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing "serious abuses" — including "taking hostages, torture and enforced disappearances" — against people they hold in detention. Human...

 2018-09-25 10:28 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Domestic Politics May Overshadow Trump's Address To UN...

UNITED NATIONS (WCBS 880/AP) — President Donald Trump charged into office on the resonance of his aggressive...

 2018-09-25 10:24 

NPR

Va. Woman Scoops Up Rare 2-Headed Snake And Snaps A Photo...

She posted the photo to her neighborhood email group. Someone then forwarded it to a snake expert, who identified it as a venomous copperhead....

 2018-09-25 10:14 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Supreme Court Chief Urges Halt To 'Pointless' Criminal Cases Over Online Speech...

The head of Russia's Supreme Court says the judiciary should halt "pointless" criminal cases over online speech if investigators fail to demonstrate criminal intent by Internet users who post allegedly extremist content....

 2018-09-25 10:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Lack of Office Space Hindering Operations of Katebwa Sub County...

Last year, the sub-county was divided into two administrative units to create Kyamukube town council. The breakaway of Kyamukube town council where the Katebwa sub-county headquarters were located left the sub-county without offices....

 2018-09-25 10:10 

WTOP

UK's Labour opposition says it will reject May's Brexit deal...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday it will reject Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament. If Britain and......

 2018-09-25 09:59 

Radio Prague

Albright to unveil bust during NY festival honouring Havel...

Rehearsal for Truth is a weeklong theatre festival dedicated to VclavHavel that gets underway in New York on Tuesday. Alongside plays and stagereadings, it will also see the presentation of a human rights award and theunveiling of a new bust of the dissid...

 2018-09-25 09:51 

VOA

Taiwanese Footwear Giant Balks Compensation Ruling Despite Massive Profits...

A Taiwanese owned company whose parent firm posted a more than half billion dollar profit last year has been refusing to pay compensation in line with an arbitration ruling to hundreds of Cambodian workers it made redundant.Pou Yuen (Cambodia) Enterprise ...

 2018-09-25 09:49 

Radio France International

Mystery of identity of model for Coubert's 'scandalous' painting finally revealed...

One of the greatest mysteries in art history appears to have been solved. The identity of the model who posed for the most scandalous painting of the 19th century, Gustave Courbet's "L'Origine du monde" (The Origin of the world), has final...

 2018-09-25 09:47 

Uganda Radio Network

UGX 8bn Kalangala Fish Plant Rots Away...

In 2010 the facility was constructed at a cost of 8 billion shillings but has never been put to use....

 2018-09-25 09:38 

Radio Romania International

Anti Money Laundering Law...

The Senate of Romania on Monday endorsed a bill on preventing and fighting money laundering....

 2018-09-25 09:36 

Federal News Radio

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference...

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK conference on illegal wildlife trade...

 2018-09-25 09:35 

VOA

China Rules Out New Talks with US to Resolve Trade Dispute...

China says it is impossible to hold trade talks with the United States with a new round of tariffs in place.U.S. imposed duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, and a retaliatory set of tariffs imposed by Beijing on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods,...

 2018-09-25 09:34 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia, Kyrgyz Troops To Hold Antiterror Drills In Eastern Kyrgyzstan...

Some 2,000 Russia and Kyrgyz troops are getting ready to launch joint antiterrorism exercises in eastern Kyrgyzstan....

 2018-09-25 09:32 

VOA

Hong Kong Charity Diverts Annual Mooncake Waste...

At a community center on Shek Lei public housing estate in northern Hong Kong, stacks of mooncake boxes are waiting to be distributed on Mid-Autumn Festival the following day. Inside they contain some of the 76,000 mooncakes that have been collected by Fo...

 2018-09-25 09:32 

Radio Romania International

Romania hit by a wave of polar air...

Romania has seen its first snowfall this year....

 2018-09-25 09:27 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Police Officer Guarding Polio Team Killed In Northwestern Pakistan...

Gunmen have shot and killed a police officer assigned to protect polio workers in northwestern Pakistan, officials say....

 2018-09-25 09:26 

Radio Romania International

The Water Symphony...

Fountains in Unirii Square in Bucharest...

 2018-09-25 09:22 

Federal News Radio

UK's Labour opposition says it will reject May's Brexit deal...

Britain's main opposition Labour Party says it will reject Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament...

 2018-09-25 09:20 

Radio Romania International

The Athlete of the week...

Romanian table tennis player Ovidiu Ionescu...

 2018-09-25 09:14 

NPR

Spices, Ceramics Found Aboard 400-Year-Old Portuguese Shipwreck...

The ship, believed to have gone down sometime between 1575 and 1625 on a return voyage from India, was found offshore not far from the capital Lisbon....

 2018-09-25 09:07 

NPR

News Brief: Brett Kavanaugh, Trump At U.N., Attorney General Sessions...

The Supreme Court nominee talks publicly for the first time since misconduct allegations were made against him. Trump addresses the U.N. General Assembly. Sessions talks to state attorneys general....

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

If Rosenstein Is Fired, His Departure Would Impact Mueller Probe...

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 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Airports At Water's Edge Battle Rising Sea Levels...

From the ramp tower 120 feet above the runway, it's clear Philadelphia International Airport is surrounded by water. There is wetland, a network of creeks, and just a couple hundred yards away, the tidal Delaware River leading out to the Bay. As with ...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Rob Goldstone On His Infamous Russia Email: 'I Had No Idea What I Was Talking About'...

Rob Goldstone, the man who sent the email to Donald Trump Jr. that proclaimed "Russia and its government's support" for the Trump campaign, now says he had no idea what he was talking about. In fact, not only did he not know the Russian govern...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Is The Record Number Of Women Candidates A 2018 Blip — Or A Lasting Trend?...

Lauren Underwood, Democratic House candidate in Illinois' 14th district, is part of a record boom of women running for office in 2018 from Congress to governorships to state legislatures across the country. But she didn't just wake up one day and ...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station...

Starting this semester, the Colorado School of Mines is offering the world's first degree programs in Space Resources — essentially mining in outer space. It's not just academic institutions like the School of Mines taking note; a small but ...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Year-Round Fire Season Means Always Living 'Evacuation Ready'...

Hurricane season means people on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts live with the possibility of evacuation for several months each year. But in the part of the country prone to wildfires, being ready to evacuate has now become a way of life with wildfires turn...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Sessions To Meet With State Attorneys General About Social Media...

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 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Need Help Paying For College? There's An App For That...

At midnight, Oct. 1, the rush begins. That's when first-time and returning college students can get their first look at the 2019-'20 FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Anyone who wants the government's help paying for college...

 2018-09-25 09:07 

WSHU

Day 2 Of Sentencing Hearing, Cosby Could Speak On His Own Behalf...

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 2018-09-25 09:03 

NPR

[ Science ]

Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station...

Real space travel will necessitate interplanetary gas stations on the moon, or on asteroids. A Colorado university has launched the first degree program in "space mining."...

 2018-09-25 09:02 

NPR

In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure...

Author Elliot Ackerman is a veteran, and his latest novel is about an injured soldier just regaining consciousness. But it's really about something else: "This book really isn't about war," he says....

 2018-09-25 09:01 

NPR

Rob Goldstone On His Infamous Russia Email: 'I Had No Idea What I Was Talking About'...

The music publicist spoke to NPR ahead of the release of his new book: Pop Stars, Pageants, and Presidents: How an Email Trumped My Life....

 2018-09-25 09:01 

NPR

Airports At Water's Edge Battle Rising Sea Levels...

Many major airports are on low-lying coastal land where flooding is getting worse. They're building walls, berms and other barriers to try to keep planes and people moving....

 2018-09-25 09:00 

NPR

Is The Record Number Of Women Candidates A 2018 Blip — Or A Lasting Trend?...

The number of women candidates has smashed multiple records this year. So experts are asking if 2018 will fundamentally change what it takes to get women to run....

 2018-09-25 09:00 

NPR

Ccile McLorin Salvant: Tiny Desk Concert...

The jazz singer, who used to be into radical feminist punk, now composes and sings beautiful jazz ballads....

 2018-09-25 09:00 

Herman Cain

Kavanaugh letter to Grassley: I will not be intimidated into withdrawing...

By Dan Calabrese Nor should he, obviously, but nominees for federal offices have withdrawn over less than what Kavanaugh's facing right now. The last-minute second accuser was as predictable as the day is long because The post Kavanaugh letter to Gras...

 2018-09-25 08:58 

VOA

Justice Dept to Discuss Consumer Protection at Social Media Meeting...

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it will hold a "listening session" with officials from more than a dozen states on Tuesday to discuss consumer protection and the technology industry, an agency official said.The meeting, first announced ...

 2018-09-25 08:52 

VOA

China Congratulates New Maldives President on Election Win...

China on Tuesday congratulated the new president of the Maldives on his election victory, after opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih defeated incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the Indian Ocean island nation last week.Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang ma...

 2018-09-25 08:50 

Radio Poland

Polish, Ukrainian, US presidents talk ahead of UN summit...

The Polish president has spokes with his Ukrainian and US counterparts and attended a party for participants in the United Nations General Assembly, a top Polish official has said....

 2018-09-25 08:42 

WSHU

Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire...

When building inspectors picked through the wreckage of Arthur Capper Senior Apartments following a fire last week, they made a startling discovery: 74-year-old Raymond Holton, alive and well. Allyn Kilsheimer, the structural engineer who found Holton, sa...

 2018-09-25 08:34 

Radio Poland

Man faces 25 years for making fake money...

A man faces up to 25 years in jail for producing counterfeit money in the northern Polish town of Gdynia, according to police....

 2018-09-25 08:32 

Radio France International

Father of boy saved by Malian migrant in Paris 'Spiderman' drama faces court...

When a Malian illegal immigrant rescued a child dangling from a Paris balcony, he was hailed worldwide as a hero -- but the little boy's father will appear in court Tuesday charged with negligence....

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