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 2017-07-27 20:36 

Radio New Zealand

Grenfell fire: Grounds for corporate manslaughter charges... +

The local council and tenancy management organisation may have committed corporate manslaughter, and charges could be brought, UK police say....

 2017-07-27 20:33 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland DHB: 40% of hospital fittings 'poorly restrained'... +

Almost half of Auckland Hospital's pipes, cables and ducts are not properly secured in ceiling cavities and could crash down on to people in an earthquake....

 2017-07-27 20:28 

Radio Free Asia

North Korea Pledges No Punishments For Defectors Returning From South Korea... +

Security officials use the new order to pressure families to lure defectors home....

 2017-07-27 20:28 

NPR

Environmentalists Provoke Pipeline Workers To Speak Up... +

As oil and gas pipeline projects increase, and more environmentalists protest, a Pipeliners union wants to make sure it's part of the public conversation....

 2017-07-27 20:19 

Radio New Zealand

IAEA signs deal with Pacific Community... +

The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed a deal with the Pacific Community to provide nuclear technology to the Pacific region....

 2017-07-27 20:13 

Radio Australia

Concussion in sport can not be ignored any longer, especially with chilling stats like these... +

Convenient as it may be, the statistics behind concussion in sport are too chilling to be ignored any longer, writes Richard Hinds....

 2017-07-27 20:11 

Federal News Radio

White Sox put outfielder Avisail Garcia on 10-day DL... +

Chicago White Sox place All-Star outfielder Avisail Garcia on 10-day disabled list with sprained right thumb...

 2017-07-27 20:11 

Federal News Radio

Psychologists not liable for CIA interrogations, lawyers say... +

Lawyers for two psychologists who helped craft the CIA's harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror say their clients should be as free from liability as a worker for a company that supplied the Nazis with the poison gas...

 2017-07-27 20:09 

Federal News Radio

Despite no big payday from Patriots, Butler focused for 2017... +

Butler not bitter despite not getting long-term deal from Patriots...

 2017-07-27 20:08 

Federal News Radio

Senate panel moves bill to deter foreign meddling in US... +

The Senate is moving forward with legislation to combat cyberattacks and deter foreign interference amid an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election...

 2017-07-27 20:08 

Federal News Radio

APNewsBreak: Contractor appeals delay border wall prototypes... +

APNewsBreak: The Trump administration says prototypes for a proposed border wall with Mexico have been delayed to early November because two companies have objected to the bidding process....

 2017-07-27 20:08 

VOA

As Downloaded Music Fades Away, Apple Discontinues Older iPods... +

Apple said Thursday that it will discontinue the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano, the last two music players in the company's lineup that cannot play songs from Apple Music, its streaming service that competes with Spotify and Pandora Media. The two devices...

 2017-07-27 20:06 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Prosecutor pleads not guilty in child porn case... +

A California deputy attorney general who's the son of Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography...

 2017-07-27 20:05 

Federal News Radio

Trump honors 1st responders of congressional baseball attack... +

President Donald Trump honored five of the first responders injured in a shooting on a congressional baseball practice last month...

 2017-07-27 20:05 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Construction company takes blame for NC outage... +

All of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands along North Carolina's Outer Banks are without power, and authorities are advising residents and tourists to prepare for an extended outage...

 2017-07-27 20:04 

Federal News Radio

Porsche European Open Scores... +

Thursday At Green Eagle GC Hamburg, Germany Purse: $2.34 million Yardage: 7,864; Par: 72 First Round (a-amateur) Julian Suri, United States 66 Richard Mcevoy, England 66 Chris Paisley, England 67 Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 67...

 2017-07-27 19:57 

Federal News Radio

Worsening drought conditions in parts of US stressing crops... +

Drought conditions are increasing in several states, and extreme heat and weeks with little rain have begun to stress corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock in some areas...

 2017-07-27 19:56 

Federal News Radio

Shark bite sends woman snorkeling in Bahamas to hospital... +

Authorities in the Bahamas say a tourist has been bitten by a shark in the second such attack in less than two months...

 2017-07-27 19:55 

Radio Free Asia

Authorities in Myanmar’s Dawei Shut Schools Amid ‘Bird Flu’ Outbreak... +

The five-day closure is meant to prevent children in the southeastern city from contracting the H5N1 virus....

 2017-07-27 19:52 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators ... +

President Trump is famous for requiring the loyalty of his subordinates. But it's the loyalty of Republican senators not to him but to one of their...

 2017-07-27 19:52 

NPR

Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators ... +

Sen. Lindsey Graham warns President Trump that there will be "holy hell to pay" if Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fired. Other Republicans are making clear that they support the embattled Sessions....

 2017-07-27 19:49 

VOA

Boy Scout Chief Apologizes for Trump's Political Speech at Jamboree... +

The head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday for the political rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump employed in a speech earlier this week at a non-partisan national scouting jamboree. Michael Surbaugh, chief scout executive for the group, ...

 2017-07-27 19:48 

VOA

VW, Regulators Agree on Fix for Cars in Cheating Scandal... +

Volkswagen and U.S. environmental regulators announced agreement Thursday on a plan for the German automaker to fix most of the diesel cars involved in an emissions cheating scandal. The company said the Environmental Protection Agency and the Californi...

 2017-07-27 19:48 

Radio Australia

ABC News Quiz: What can you remember from the news this week?... +

Car owners were warned that their airbags could be dangerous, the dual citizenship drama caught up with another senator and Bernard Tomic bragged about his lack of effort on court....

 2017-07-27 19:43 

VOA

UK Police: Corporate Manslaughter Possible in Tower Fire... +

British police said Thursday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed the Royal Borough...

 2017-07-27 19:41 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' In Trump's Speech... +

The head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday to the organization's members, telling them the group did not intend to showcase the "...

 2017-07-27 19:39 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Perdue Farms Signs Up For A Chicken Welfare Revolution... +

In a vast, dimly lit barn near Frankfort, Delaware, surrounded by tens of thousands of young chickens, about a dozen people in ghostly white coveralls are...

 2017-07-27 19:36 

Radio New Zealand

Froome to race in Spain... +

Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will take on a ...

 2017-07-27 19:29 

Radio New Zealand

Tall Ferns beaten at Asia Cup... +

The New Zealand women's basketball team has missed out on a spot at next year's World Championships after losing to South Korea in the quarter-finals of the Asia Cup in Bangalore....

 2017-07-27 19:25 

NPR

Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' In Trump's Speech... +

"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Michael Surbaugh said. His apology came after Trump derided Obamacare and "fake media" in remarks to the National Jamboree....

 2017-07-27 19:22 

Federal News Radio

National League... +

East Division W L Pct GB Washington 61 39 .610 Atlanta 48 52 .480 13 New York 47 52 .475 13 Miami 46 53 .465 14 Philadelphia 35 64 .354 25 Central Division W...

 2017-07-27 19:22 

Radio Free Asia

Why Didn't Hong Kong's Freedoms Spill Over Into China?... +

Before the handover, some predicted that the formerly freewheeling city of Hong Kong had the potential to push mainland China in a more democratic direction. What happened?...

 2017-07-27 19:21 

Federal News Radio

Trump choice for Fed board says he likes rule change ideas... +

Trump choice for Federal Reserve board says he likes financial rule change ideas...

 2017-07-27 19:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

This group wants to defend Europe from migrants at sea... +

For the past few years, humanitarian workers have been carrying out rescues of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe but a new group...

 2017-07-27 19:19 

Federal News Radio

S. Carolinas Sanford urges FCC to combat prison cellphones... +

A former South Carolina governor now in Congress is asking federal communications officials for their help combatting the danger of cellphones in the hands of prison inmates...

 2017-07-27 19:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A team of women is unearthing the forgotten legacy of Harvards women computers... +

In a cramped Harvard University sub-basement, a team of women is working to document the rich history of their predecessors. More than 40 years before...

 2017-07-27 19:18 

Federal News Radio

Bauer, Lindor send Indians past Angels for 7th straight win... +

Trevor Bauer, Francisco Lindor carry Indians to 7th straight win with 2-1 victory over Angels...

 2017-07-27 19:17 

Federal News Radio

Brazil police arrest former Petrobras CEO in graft probe... +

Brazilian police have arrested a former CEO of state oil company Petrobras on suspicion of receiving bribes from a construction company involved in a sprawling corruption scandal...

 2017-07-27 19:15 

Federal News Radio

Jamaica-US Summary... +

At Santa Clara, Calif. Jamaica 0 11 United States 1 12 First half_1, United States, Altidore 2, 45th minute. Second half_2, Jamaica, Watson 1 (Lawrence), 50th. 3, United States, Morris 3 (Dempsey), 88th minute. Yellow...

 2017-07-27 19:15 

Federal News Radio

Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison... +

A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced to five years in prison for his conviction on insider trading charges...

 2017-07-27 19:14 

Federal News Radio

Fox News spends bucks to poke fun at The New York Times... +

Fox News Channel spent more than $100,000 on a full-page ad in The New York Times quoting the newspaper's recent review calling 'Fox & Friends' the most powerful TV show in America...

 2017-07-27 19:14 

Federal News Radio

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS... +

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS...

 2017-07-27 19:14 

Federal News Radio

Are Dolphins new video boards worth watching? They think so... +

Expectations are up after the Dolphins made the playoffs last season for the first time since 2008...

 2017-07-27 19:13 

Federal News Radio

USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS... +

USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS...

 2017-07-27 19:13 

Federal News Radio

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS... +

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS...

 2017-07-27 19:12 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: White House dodges queries about chief of staff... +

The White House's chief spokeswoman is dodging a question about whether the president has full confidence in his embattled chief of staff, Reince Priebus...

 2017-07-27 19:10 

VOA

Key Political Players Back Sessions in Face of Trump Ire... +

Powerful political figures in Washington are coming to the defense of embattled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, rebuking President Donald Trump for his days of complaints about the country's top law enforcement official. Republican Senator Lindsey ...

 2017-07-27 19:08 

Radio New Zealand

Sharapova to play in Cincinnati... +

Maria Sharapova has been thrown a comeback lifeline after the Cincinnati Masters dealt the Russian tennis player a wildcard entry....

 2017-07-27 19:08 

Radio New Zealand

Coles back, Savea out for Hurricanes... +

Captain Dane Coles is starting but Julian Savea is on the bench as the two big-name All Blacks received contrasting news when the Hurricanes team was unveiled for their Super Rugby semi-final....

 2017-07-27 19:07 

VOA

California Officials to Announce Human Trafficking Arrests... +

California law enforcement officials say they've made arrests in what they believe to be one of the largest human trafficking cases in the western U.S. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra are expected ...

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