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 2018-01-23 01:37 

Radio New Zealand

Highlanders heading to Fiji...

The Highlanders will take on the Chiefs in a New Zealand Super Rugby derby in June in Fiji....

 2018-01-23 01:26 

Radio New Zealand

Cancer strikes one in four children on atoll near Moruroa...

A French health specialist says a quarter of children on an atoll near Moruroa are getting cancer nearly half a century after France's nuclear tests in French Polynesia....

 2018-01-23 01:22 

WTOP

My Take: How cluttered is your work desk?...

In this episode of "My Take with Clinton Yates," a look at your organizational habits. The post My Take: How cluttered is your work desk? appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-23 01:17 

Federal News Radio

Get Started: Shutdown puts brakes on small business activity...

Short government shutdown gives small companies a taste of how much a longer disruption could affect them...

 2018-01-23 01:14 

Radio New Zealand

100 jobs to go at Gisborne wood plant...

A wood processing plant in Gisborne is looking to axe about 100 jobs because of a weak Japanese housing market....

 2018-01-23 01:12 

Federal News Radio

Oklahoma, Young try to recover from back-to-back losses...

Oklahoma, Young try to recover from back-to-back losses...

 2018-01-23 01:12 

WTOP

Oklahoma, Young try to recover from back-to-back losses...

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young is facing adversity for the first time in his remarkable freshman season. The 6-foot-2 point guard has thrilled fans with his deep shooting range, lightning quickness and pinpoint passing.... The post Oklahoma, Young ...

 2018-01-23 01:12 

Federal News Radio

Connecticut theater director accused of sexual misconduct...

A Connecticut theater's artistic director is on administrative leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct...

 2018-01-23 01:12 

WTOP

Connecticut theater director accused of sexual misconduct...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut theater's artistic director is on administrative leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct. Long Wharf Theatre board chair Laura Pappano says she placed Gordon Edelstein on leave Monday... The post Conne...

 2018-01-23 01:11 

Federal News Radio

Australian Open: Nadal-Cilic among 4 quarterfinals Tuesday...

Quarterfinal play begins at the Australian Open on Tuesday, with top-seeded Rafael Nadal continuing his quest for a second Australian title and 17th Grand Slam championship overall, and Caroline Wozniacki looking for her first anywhere...

 2018-01-23 01:10 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Highlanders to play in Fiji...

The Highlanders Super Rugby team will play in Fiji for the first time in a match against the Chiefs in June....

 2018-01-23 01:07 

Federal News Radio

Web.com-Bahamas Great Abaco Classic Scores...

Monday At The Abaco Club on Winding Bay Great Abaco, Bahamas Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 7,111; Par: 72 Partial Second Round Wyndham Clark 66-68—134 Adam Svensson 68-67—135 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 67-68—135 Brad Hopfinger 67-68—135 ...

 2018-01-23 01:06 

Federal News Radio

AP source: Browns hiring fired Steelers coordinator Haley...

AP source: Browns plan to hire former Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, who was fired last week following Pittsburgh's playoff loss...

 2018-01-23 01:03 

WTOP

Schumer's 'cave'? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader...

For Republicans, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is the face of the government shutdown. For immigration advocates, he's their best hope. The post Schumer's 'cave'? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-23 01:01 

Federal News Radio

Women's College Basketball Scores...

Monday, Jan. 22 EAST Bryant 73, St. Francis Brooklyn 63 Md.-Eastern Shore 84, NC Central 73 SOUTH Delaware St. 62, Morgan St. 54 NC A&T 76, Howard 68 Insight by Red Hat: Learn how forward-looking......

 2018-01-23 01:01 

WTOP

Women's College Basketball Scores...

Monday, Jan. 22 EAST Bryant 73, St. Francis Brooklyn 63 Md.-Eastern Shore 84, NC Central 73 SOUTH Delaware St. 62, Morgan St. 54 NC A&T 76, Howard 68 SC State 78, Hampton 70 MIDWEST Creighton... The post Women's College Basketball Scores appeared firs...

 2018-01-23 01:00 

VOA

Student Kills Pakistan College Principal After Accusing Him of Blasphemy...

Police in northwestern Pakistan say a student shot and killed his college principal on campus on Monday after accusing him of blasphemy.The incident occurred at the private Islamia College in the northwestern town of Charsadda. The shooter was arrested, a...

 2018-01-23 01:00 

VOA

In Gaza, UNRWA Chief Says US Aid Cut Risks More Mideast Instability...

The head of the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees said on Monday that U.S. plans to cut funding to the body were abrupt and harmful and risked destabilizing the Middle East.Pierre Krhenbhl, commissioner-general of the U.N. Relief and Works Agenc...

 2018-01-23 01:00 

VOA

Brazil Holds Breath for Court Ruling on Lula's Future...

Brazilian politicians, voters and investors will find out on Wednesday whether an appeals court will allow the country's most popular leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, to run for president this year after being found guilty of accepting a bribe.The f...

 2018-01-23 00:59 

Radio New Zealand

Low mortgage rates the new norm - economist...
 2018-01-23 00:58 

Federal News Radio

Californians who fled mudslides may start going home Jan. 31...

Authorities say they hope to start allowing residents to return by month's end to Southern California neighborhoods devastated by mudslides _ if they can get most utilities restored by then...

 2018-01-23 00:58 

WTOP

Californians who fled mudslides may start going home Jan. 31...

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities hope to start allowing residents to return by month's end to a Southern California community devastated by mudslides — if they can get most utilities restored by then. Officials... The post Californ...

 2018-01-23 00:56 

Federal News Radio

Lieutenant governor protests Confederate general honoring...

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has protested the Virginia Senate's adjournment in memory of Confederate Gen. Thomas Jonathan...

 2018-01-23 00:55 

Federal News Radio

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes...

The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent...

 2018-01-23 00:53 

Radio New Zealand

Immigration adviser suspended over deceiving clients...

An immigration adviser who deceived clients and threatened one with repercussions for complaining, has been suspended and ordered to pay compensation....

 2018-01-23 00:51 

WTOP

Ruth Bader Ginsburg describes facing sexual harassment...

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has experienced sexual harassment. The 84-year-old told a crowd at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday that women her age are familiar... The post Ruth Bader Ginsburg describ...

 2018-01-23 00:51 

WTOP

USOC's Blackmun diagnosed with prostate cancer...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Scott Blackmun, the CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will not travel to South Korea for the opening ceremony of the Olympics next... The post USOC's Blackmun diagnosed ...

 2018-01-23 00:49 

WTOP

Hurting Vikings still processing what went wrong in Philly...

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The lilt in Case Keenum's voice was missing as he spoke about the end of the Minnesota Vikings' season in a softer-than-usual tone. His eyes misted over, Keenum carefully maintained... The post Hurting Vikings stil...

 2018-01-23 00:47 

WTOP

The Latest: Cosby returns, says he 'used to be a comedian'...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Bill Cosby has performed in public... The post The Latest: Cosby returns...

 2018-01-23 00:46 

WTOP

NFL Calendar...

Feb. 4 — Super Bowl at Minneapolis. Feb. 20 — First day for clubs to designate franchise or transition players. Feb. 27-March 5 — NFL combine in Indianapolis. March 6 — Deadline for clubs to... The post NFL Calendar appeared first ...

 2018-01-23 00:46 

WTOP

10 Things to Know for Tuesday...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. US BACK IN BUSINESS The government shutdown winds down as Senate Democrats agree to support a spending... The post 10 Things to Know for Tuesday a...

 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 00:21 

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 00:19 

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...

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