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 2020-09-24 15:38 

VOA

Key Republicans Push Back on Trump Hesitance to Assure Peaceful Transfer of Power...

Leading Republicans are stressing the importance of a peaceful transition of power in the U.S., a day after President Donald Trump declined to commit to one if he loses his bid for re-election to Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden. "We're going to...

 2020-09-24 15:37 

WTOP

Basement trends for 2020...

This year's pandemic has caused people to be at home more often between working from home and virtual schooling. This mix has inspired many basement remodeling trends!...

 2020-09-24 15:31 

VOA

Trump Pays Respects to Late Justice Ginsburg...

U.S. President Donald Trump was met with boos and chants of "vote him out" as he and his wife, Melania, appeared Thursday at the Supreme Court to pay respects to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.The president, wearing a face mask, made no remarks ...

 2020-09-24 15:31 

WTOP

High-powered offenses headline Cowboys visiting Seahawks...

SEATTLE (AP) — DALLAS (1-1) at SEATTLE (2-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE Seahawks by 3 ......

 2020-09-24 15:29 

WTOP

21 estados en EE.UU. informan aumento en casos de covid-19 mientras el jefe de los CDC dice que ms del 90% de los estadounidenses siguen siendo susceptibles...

(CNN) — Mientras casi la mitad de los estados de EE.UU. informan ahora un aumento en los casos de covid-19,......

 2020-09-24 15:28 

WTOP

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer...

Congressional Republicans including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election....

 2020-09-24 15:25 

WTOP

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine ready by early 2021...

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early......

 2020-09-24 15:24 

WTOP

Board to vote on return to school for some Charles Co. kids...

The school board for Charles County Public Schools is looking into bringing some students back in November....

 2020-09-24 15:24 

WTOP

Order forces Census to do more visits, rely less on records...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even as the U.S. Census Bureau aims to finish the 2020 census by the end of......

 2020-09-24 15:23 

WTOP

Apple's smaller rivals unite to fight iPhone app store rules...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of......

 2020-09-24 15:22 

Radio France International

Thai protesters angered after parliament delays charter reform...

Thai lawmakers delayed a decision on constitutional reform Thursday, sparking anger among protesters outside parliament demanding changes to the kingdom's military-scripted charter and reform of the unassailable monarchy.Lawmakers had been expected to...

 2020-09-24 15:21 

WTOP

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they say is stacked against Black people. Violen...

 2020-09-24 15:20 

Radio France International

US envoy wants dialogue with Iran on Afghanistan...

The US negotiator on Afghanistan said Thursday he would welcome talks with Iran on ending the Afghan conflict, accusing Tehran of seeking to bog down its arch-enemy in its longest war.Veteran US diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad has taken part in UN-backed talks ...

 2020-09-24 15:19 

Radio France International

EU warns coronavirus epidemic worsening...

The EU raised the alarm Thursday on coronavirus saying the epidemic is worse now than at the March peak in several member countries, as governments in Europe and beyond reimpose drastic restrictions.EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides warned that in ...

 2020-09-24 15:18 

WTOP

Titans seek 1st 3-0 start since 2008, visit winless Vikings...

TENNESSEE (2-0) at MINNESOTA (0-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Titans by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD......

 2020-09-24 15:14 

Radio France International

Yemen rebels mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' with stacks of cash...

Huthi rebels marked 2,000 days of "resistance" against the Saudi-led coalition in war-torn Yemen on Thursday with a display of stacks of cash, food and other donations presented to their fighters.The coalition intervened in the Yemen war in March ...

 2020-09-24 15:13 

Radio France International

Van der Breggen wins world time-trial gold as Dygert crashes...

Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen finally struck gold after four consecutive silver medals in the women's individual time-trial as defending champion Chloe Dygert crashed out at the Road World Championships in Imola on Thursday.European champion van de...

 2020-09-24 15:10 

Federal News Network

Mexico homicide rate remains high at 29 per 100,000...

Mexico's homicide rate remained at historically high levels of 29 killings per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the National Statistics Institute......

 2020-09-24 15:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Trial In Pakistan Again Postponed For Doctor Who Allegedly Helped Locate Bin Laden...

A court in Pakistan has again postponed the trial of a doctor, Shakil Afridi, who has been languishing in jail since Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals in 2011....

 2020-09-24 15:05 

Federal News Network

German bishops set up system for larger sex abuse payments...

The Catholic Church in Germany is setting up a new system to compensate survivors of sexual abuse by clergy that will provide for payments ranging up to about $58......

 2020-09-24 15:04 

Federal News Network

Raiders eyeing 1st 3-0 start since 2002 vs. nemesis Patriots...

The Raiders will be seeking their first 3-0 start since 2002 when they visit the Patriots......

 2020-09-24 15:04 

Radio France International

Leeds sign Spain international Diego Llorente...

Leeds announced the signing of Diego Llorente from Real Sociedad on a four-year deal on Thursday for a fee reported to be around 18 million.The 27-year-old Spanish international defender joins compatriot Rodrigo, who moved to Elland Road last month for a ...

 2020-09-24 15:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Injured in Jinja Explosion...

The two had lit fire in a pit to clear it of any poisonous reptiles in Kyekide village in Northern City division where they digging a latrine on Thursday when they had a terrible blast....

 2020-09-24 15:02 

Radio France International

Perez claims Racing Point hiding information...

Sergio Perez claimed on Thursday that Racing Point have started to hide information from him since it was announced that he is being replaced next season by Sebastian Vettel.The popular Mexican driver told a virtual news conference ahead of this weekend&#...

 2020-09-24 15:01 

Radio France International

Facebook oversight board to launch ahead of US election...

Facebook's oversight board -- tasked with deciding what is removed or allowed to remain on the world's biggest social network -- said Thursday it would launch in October, to be in place before the US presidential election.The news of the launch of...

 2020-09-24 15:01 

Federal News Network

Progressives pledge to keep pushing Biden to expand court...

Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him — sometimes grudgingly — as their party's leader......

 2020-09-24 14:59 

VOA

Hunger Stalks Thousands in Northern Mozambique as Conflict Escalates...

The U.N. World Food Program warns northern Mozambique's volatile Cabo Delgado province is facing a hunger crisis as escalating conflict forces thousands to flee their homes and abandon farms.An armed insurgency in Mozambique's oil-rich northern pr...

 2020-09-24 14:59 

WSHU

SUNY-Wide Pooled COVID-19 Testing May Be More Effective, Expert Says...

SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced earlier this month all SUNY campuses will implement COVID-19 pooled testing. Researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences in Syracuse developed the science behind it....

 2020-09-24 14:57 

Federal News Network

US parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemic...

Children who had preschool cut short in the spring are now being held out of kindergarten at higher than normal rates as many school districts begin the year online......

 2020-09-24 14:57 

Radio France International

Developers form coalition to press for app store changes...

Major app developers including Fortnite maker Epic Games and streaming music giant Spotify announced Thursday they had formed a coalition to press for new terms to the major online marketplaces operated by Apple and Google.The announcement of the new Coal...

 2020-09-24 14:56 

Federal News Network

No charges after Delaware review of 2015 police shooting...

The Delaware Attorney General's Office is standing by an earlier decision not to charge police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair, following a review of new......

 2020-09-24 14:56 

Federal News Network

Colts hoping to build momentum with Jets coming to town...

The Indianapolis Colts want to build momentum after picking up their first victory last week......

 2020-09-24 14:56 

Federal News Network

Big 12 conference openers include 1st games for Baylor, TCU...

The Big 12 is ready to open conference play in its 25th season......

 2020-09-24 14:54 

Federal News Network

European soccer nations get new 2021 program during pandemic...

UEFA has detailed a program of national team games in 2021 to catch up on the schedule disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic......

 2020-09-24 14:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Bailiffs Seize Kremlin-Critic Navalny's Apartment After Court Ruling...

Russian bailiffs have seized the apartment of Kremlin-critic Aleksei Navalny after he lost a defamation lawsuit involving a businessman with close ties to President Vladimir Putin....

 2020-09-24 14:47 

Uganda Radio Network

No Public Transport For Learners, Teachers after re-opening! Govt Warns...

The ministry of education and sports says that no learner or teacher will AT ANY TIME be allowed to use general public transport, including taxis, vans and boda bodas when schools reopen for finalists who are scheduled to report to their respective school...

 2020-09-24 14:42 

WSHU

Eric Trump to be deposed by NY AG's Office by Oct. 7, judge rules...

Eric Trump, the middle son of President Donald Trump, will have to appear for a deposition before the New York Attorney General's Office sometime in the next two weeks, a state judge ruled Wednesday. New York Attorney General Letitia James said her of...

 2020-09-24 14:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

RFE/RL EXCLUSIVE: Mystery Over Russian's Suspected Poisoning Deepens With New FBI Records...

In hundreds of FBI documents obtained exclusively by RFE/RL, new clues to the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza -- and new details about how serious the U.S. government considered his case....

 2020-09-24 14:36 

NPR

'Honor Her Wish': Protesters Shout As Trump Pays Respects To Ginsburg...

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the Supreme Court. President Trump is expected to announce his nominee to replace Ginsburg on Saturday....

 2020-09-24 14:34 

WSHU

10 Long Islanders Charged In Fraud Scheme Targeting Children's Personal Information...

Nearly a dozen Long Islanders have been charged in an identity theft ring that's worth $1 million in fraudulent loans and credit card accounts in Suffolk County....

 2020-09-24 14:31 

VOA

FACTBOX - Criminal Charges in Police Killings of Black Americans...

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, is one of multiple Black Americans killed by police.Here is a summary of some police shooting cases and their outcomes: Michael Brown, a Black teen killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, M...

 2020-09-24 14:31 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Brooklyn nurse named one of Time's 100 most influential people of 2020...

A Brooklyn nurse who was on the frontlines of New York City's coronavirus battle has been named one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2020....

 2020-09-24 14:28 

KUOW

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Republican Leaders Reject Trump Hedging On Transfer Of Power Amid War Over Confidence...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others rebuked President Trump's equivocation about whether he might transfer power peacefully against a backdrop of uncertainty about the ongoing election....

 2020-09-24 14:28 

Radio France International

Case against French rugby chief Laporte 'empty'...

French rugby federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte said on Thursday the case against him was baseless, after he was released from police custody as part of an investigation into suspicions he favoured Top 14 club Montpellier.Laporte, who is also vice...

 2020-09-24 14:28 

NPR

Republican Leaders Reject Trump Hedging On Transfer Of Power Amid War Over Confidence...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others rebuked President Trump's equivocation about whether he might transfer power peacefully against a backdrop of uncertainty about the ongoing election....

 2020-09-24 14:27 

WTOP

Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August...

NEW YORK (AP) — The market for newly constructed homes in the U.S. continued its upward climb in August, despite......

 2020-09-24 14:27 

Federal News Network

Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August...

Sales of new homes rose by a very strong 4.8% in August to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1....

 2020-09-24 14:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Government Ordered To Pay Shs 85M For Cancelling Contract...

The company argued that it had obtained a five year license from the TLB on 5th May 2009 that was being renewed annually. However, before the license could expire on 5th June 2014, the Secretary of the government agency cancelled it on 31st March 2014 at ...

 2020-09-24 14:24 

WTOP

Mirrored depot will open Dutch museum's storage to public...

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — All the paintings, sculptures and other works that grace museums and galleries around the world are......

 2020-09-24 14:24 

WTOP

Russian Olympic biathlon champion loses Sochi doping case...

GENEVA (AP) — Two-time Olympic biathlon champion Olga Zaitseva lost her appeal Thursday against disqualification from the 2014 Sochi Olympics......

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