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 2020-03-31 10:35 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Doctor given N95 face masks by Minnesota trooper who pulled her over for speeding...

N95 and surgical masks are in very short supply amid the coronavirus pandemic, with medical professionals being forced to reuse them....

 2020-03-31 10:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Private Hospitals Resort to Slashing Services...

At International Hospital Kampala and Mengo hospital, for instance, one is not allowed to disembark from their car before being sanitized and their temperature taken. At Nsambya hospital a tent has been erected where every visitor is supposed to wash thei...

 2020-03-31 10:21 

Radio New Zealand

Toronto may not face Super League relegation...

Some English Super League clubs think there should be no relegation in 2020 because of disruption caused by coronavirus, says Toronto chairman Bob Hunter....

 2020-03-31 10:08 

WTOP

Maryland man arrested for violating ban on gatherings with party in motel room...

Another Maryland man is charged with violating a state order barring gatherings of more than 10 people at once in an urgent bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 09:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Over 1000 Shops Closed in Hoima Town...

A combined team of Police officers and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers stormed Hoima town around 9:30am this morning and closed several shops in the town center. They closed shops in Hoima Bus/Taxi parks....

 2020-03-31 09:57 

Radio Prague

Weather forecast...

Wednesday should be clear to partly cloudy with day temperatures between 5and 9 degrees Celsius....

 2020-03-31 09:52 

Radio Prague

Freezing temperatures breaking records...

Freezing temperatures broke records at monitoring stations around thecountry as night time lows dropped to 13.7 degrees Celsius on Mondaynight. The absolute record of 14.5 degrees Celsius registered in 2004 was notbroken. According to the Czech Hydro-Mete...

 2020-03-31 09:51 

Radio Prague

Czech singers release video clips for front-line heroes...

A group of Czech singers have come together to produce video clips as anexpression of gratitude to those fighting the coronavirus epidemic on thefront lines. Ondej Brzobohat, Olga Lounov, Marta Jandova and Vojta Dyk created thesongs "Life" and ...

 2020-03-31 09:50 

Radio Prague

Defence Ministry rejects claims of draft law that would weaken Parliamentin times of crisis...

The Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is preparing a law thatwould weaken the role of Parliament in times of crisis and put more powersin the hands of the government. The weekly Respekt and the news site Aktualne.cz wrote on Monday that theg...

 2020-03-31 09:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Absa Bank Closes Kampala and Entebbe Branches...

Harriet Kasirye, the Absa Uganda head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, said "We're in the process of finalizing logistics in line with the president's directive issued last night. The operations position for the rest of the lockdown period ...

 2020-03-31 09:42 

Radio Prague

Coronavirus: Czech hospitals soon to get free ventilators thanks tocrowdsourced IT project 'Covid19CZ'...

The Czech civic initiative Covid19CZ was formed just a few weeks ago to tryto harness technological, medical and engineering know-how to help stop thespread of the novel coronavirus and treat patients in critical condition.The volunteer project now looks ...

 2020-03-31 09:40 

VOA

Deadly Forest Fire in Southwestern China...

Officials in southwestern China say at least 19 people have been killed while fighting a raging forest fire. A huge wall of flames could be seen in the mountains surrounding the city of Xichang in Sichuan province. Authorities say the fire began Monday on...

 2020-03-31 09:36 

Radio France International

Russia expands lockdown as deputies rush through coronavirus legislation...

Russia on Tuesday expanded a lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak as parliament rushed to approve tough legislation for violating quarantine rules and spreading false information.Out of 85 regions of the world's largest country by landmass, more ...

 2020-03-31 09:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Patients in Kitgum Shun Health Facilities...

Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports of a patient who was isolated at the facility after presenting suspected symptoms of covid-19....

 2020-03-31 09:31 

VOA

Mexico Declares Month-long Health Emergency...

Mexico has declared a month-long health emergency, with new restrictions on the size of gatherings, to contain the surging coronavirus that already exceeds 1,000 cases, with 28 deaths. Reuters news agency said Mexico will now only allow gatherings of no m...

 2020-03-31 09:28 

WTOP

White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast...

Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible....

 2020-03-31 09:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Bunyoro Live stock Farmers Hit-Hard by Market Closure...

Benon Mugisa, a herdsman in Buseruka in Hoima district, says life has become extremely difficult for them now that they cannot sell animals since they no longer access markets....

 2020-03-31 09:25 

WTOP

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief...

BERLIN (AP) — The top U.N. climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas......

 2020-03-31 09:23 

WTOP

The Latest: Swiss Indoors ticket sales to start on schedule...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Organizers of the Swiss Indoors......

 2020-03-31 09:20 

VOA

Asian Markets Trading Mostly Higher During Tuesday's Sessions...

Asian markets are trading mostly higher Tuesday as investors cheered good news about China's factory output amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is up three-quarters of one percent, while the index in Shanghai is trading just...

 2020-03-31 09:14 

WTOP

Inflation in Europe sags amid outbreak, oil price decline...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro currency sagged to 0.7% in March from......

 2020-03-31 09:10 

WTOP

Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal...

BERLIN (AP) — European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system......

 2020-03-31 09:09 

Radio New Zealand

NZOC happy Olympic dates confirmed...

New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kereyn Smith is pleased dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games have been confirmed....

 2020-03-31 09:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Morning News Brief...

President Trump says more coronavirus tests will be made available. States ramp up hospitals'capacity as COVID-19 cases multiply. And, Palestinian and Israeli leaders lauded for tight lockdowns....

 2020-03-31 09:06 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

John Krasinski launches 'Some Good News' newscast during pandemic...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the star of "The Office" has launched a YouTube channel filled with positive stories....

 2020-03-31 09:06 

WSHU

The Nation's Ballot Measures Fall Victim To COVID-19 Pandemic...
 2020-03-31 09:06 

WSHU

Coronavirus Spreads Through Israeli, Palestinian Communities...
 2020-03-31 09:06 

WSHU

As Pandemic Spreads, The Developing World Looks Like The Next Target...

So far, the coronavirus has hit hardest in wealthy countries. But the pandemic now appears poised to explode in many parts of the developing world — which has far fewer resources to combat the virus. The virus initially traveled outward from China t...

 2020-03-31 09:06 

WSHU

Facebook, YouTube Warn Of More Mistakes As Machines Replace Moderators...

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are relying more heavily on automated systems to flag content that violate their rules, as tech workers were sent home to slow the spread of the coronavirus . But that shift could mean more mistakes — some posts or vide...

 2020-03-31 09:06 

WSHU

Farmworkers, Deemed Essential, Don't Feel Protected From Pandemic...
 2020-03-31 09:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

I Relied On My Macy's Job To Pay My Bills, Furloughed Worker Says...

Macy's is furloughing most of its tens-of-thousands of employees. Ro Worrall, a Macy's employee in Portland, Ore., for the past five years, is one of the workers laid off....

 2020-03-31 09:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Beloved Children's Author And Illustrator Tomie DePaola Dies At 85...

Children's author and illustrator Tomie DePaola has died Monday following a fall. Among his classics is the Caldecott winner Strega Nona, which was a tale of a witch, her assistant and a magic pot....

 2020-03-31 09:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Floods Submerge Homes in Kalungu District...

Juliet Namakula, one of the affected residents blames the Chinese Investors of Zhong Rice Estates; currently operating in Lwera, for interfering with the Lake Victoria shorelines as they draw water for irrigating their plantations....

 2020-03-31 09:01 

Radio New Zealand

ARU stands down staff...

Rugby Australia has stood down 75% of its staff to cut costs and forecast a loss of $120 million in revenue....

 2020-03-31 09:01 

Radio New Zealand

Conway becomes eligible for Black Caps...

South African-born batsman Devon Conway is set to make his international debut with New Zealand after the International Cricket Council confirmed his eligibility....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

WTOP

A Rockville firm is seeing demand soar for virtual programming in the age of coronavirus...

The novel coronavirus has brought many businesses to a screeching halt and forced others to go into overdrive. Viva Creative,......

 2020-03-31 09:00 

WSHU

Toilet Paper Startup Ramps Up And Rolls In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic...

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the panic-buying of one item in particular: toilet paper. Stores have been rationing the goods, in some cases, doling out as little as one roll apiece. This sudden demand for what some are calling "white gold" i...

 2020-03-31 08:57 

Radio New Zealand

First domestic flight for NZers quarantined in Auckland...

The first domestic flight has taken place for New Zealanders who returned from overseas after entry restrictions were imposed....

 2020-03-31 08:55 

VOA

WHO: Countries Must Take Steps to 'Push Down' Coronavirus...

Despite vast improvements in countries such as China and South Korea, the World Health Organization said Tuesday the coronavirus outbreak is "far from over" in the region. "This is going to be a long-term battle and we cannot let down our guar...

 2020-03-31 08:50 

WTOP

Commander: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces have successfully put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in northeast Syria......

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Radio France International

Australia enlists particle accelerator in coronavirus fight...

Australian scientists are using the largest particle accelerator in the southern hemisphere to help fast-track the hunt for a vaccine against COVID-19, researchers said Tuesday.The Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne uses intense X-rays emitted by electro...

 2020-03-31 08:43 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies...

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addre...

 2020-03-31 08:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment...

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment cl...

 2020-03-31 08:39 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Elmo, Cookie Monster enlisted to teach kids about hand washing...

One of Elmo's signature songs, the toothbrush classic "Brushy Brush," has been updated to "Washy Wash."...

 2020-03-31 08:34 

WTOP

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of stranded Americans left Nepal on a repatriation flight Tuesday, days after a complete lockdown......

 2020-03-31 08:28 

WTOP

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move......

 2020-03-31 08:13 

WTOP

The Latest: Over 5,000 virus cases now confirmed in Africa...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially......

 2020-03-31 08:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases...

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managi...

 2020-03-31 08:10 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

'Star Trek' cast had a Zoom birthday party for Counselor Troi because of coronavirus...

Marina Sirtis, aka Counselor Troi, turned 65 and she shared images of her group chat birthday party with the crew of the Enterprise-D....

 2020-03-31 08:06 

WTOP

China's Huawei says '19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday its sales rose 19.1% last year over 2018 despite U.S. sanctions......

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