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 2020-11-26 12:58 

Federal News Network

State Dept. gives thanks to Foreign Service's 'exceptional' volunteer workforce...

The State Department promotes America's diplomatic mission overseas, but the men and women of the Foreign Service, and the families they bring with the, put a face to that mission through......

 2020-11-26 12:56 

Federal News Network

Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup...

A Turkish court has sentenced several military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences, proclaiming them guilty of involvement in a failed coup attempt in 2016......

 2020-11-26 12:54 

Federal News Network

Thailand approved transfer of 3 Iranians as Australian freed...

Thai officials say they approved the transfer back to Tehran of three Iranians who were involved in a botched 2012 bomb plot, as Iran released a 33-year-old Australian academic who was imprisoned for......

 2020-11-26 12:54 

NPR

Supreme Court Blocks Attendance Restrictions Due To COVID-19 In New York...

David Greene talks to law professor Kim Wehle about the the Supreme Court's ruling preventing New York from enforcing attendance limits on places of worship in areas designated COVID-19 hot spots....

 2020-11-26 12:53 

Federal News Network

They're baaack: Trump and allies still refuse election loss...

The 2020 presidential race is turning into the zombie election......

 2020-11-26 12:47 

WTOP

Platini to AP: Maradona was the 'greatest football lover'...

BRUSSELS (AP) — France great Michel Platini, one of Diego Maradona's fiercest rivals in the Italian league during the 1980s,......

 2020-11-26 12:47 

Federal News Network

Platini to AP: Maradona was the 'greatest football lover'...

France great Michel Platini was one of Diego Maradona's fiercest rivals when they played in the Italian league during the 1980s......

 2020-11-26 12:47 

Federal News Network

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital...

Ethiopia's prime minister says the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Tigray leaders to surrender, and he warns residents to stay......

 2020-11-26 12:45 

WTOP

Thousands lining up to farewell Maradona at Casa Rosada...

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Impatient fans were confronting police as thousands lined up to say goodbye to Diego Maradona on......

 2020-11-26 12:45 

Federal News Network

Thousands lining up to farewell Maradona at Casa Rosada...

Tens of thousands of fans were lining up to say goodbye to Diego Maradona on Thursday at the Argentine presidential mansion staging the funeral of one of football's greatest stars......

 2020-11-26 12:41 

WTOP

Europe signs $102M deal to bring space trash home...

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says it is signing a 86 million-euro ($102 million) contract with a Swiss......

 2020-11-26 12:41 

Federal News Network

Europe signs $102M deal to bring space trash home...

The European Space Agency says it is signing a $102 million contract with a Swiss start-up company to bring a large piece of orbital trash back to Earth......

 2020-11-26 12:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Ten Arrested in Kitgum over Inter Clan Revenge Attack...

The Kitgum District Police Commander Keith Tommy Eyaku, says that the suspects orchestrated an inter-clan clash that started last night and continued until Thursday before the police quelled the situation....

 2020-11-26 12:37 

WTOP

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government spokesman on Thursday announced a weeklong extension to the country's current lockdown, due to......

 2020-11-26 12:37 

Federal News Network

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week...

Civil servants in Greece have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike expected to disrupt public transport and services......

 2020-11-26 12:32 

Federal News Network

EU fines drug makers for keeping cheap medicine off market...

The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients......

 2020-11-26 12:30 

Federal News Network

Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter of 2021...

Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of next year......

 2020-11-26 12:22 

Federal News Network

Asia Today: SKorea cases jump over 500 amid reimposed rules...

South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the first time in about eight months......

 2020-11-26 12:19 

Uganda Radio Network

IGG Halts Funding to 20 Nusaf Groups in Abim...

The Inspectorate said in the report, the affected groups did not have clear membership and some of the bank signatories were not members of the very groups....

 2020-11-26 12:14 

NPR

Families May Be Apart For Thanksgiving This Year, But Connections Burn Bright...

While many are not spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, connecting virtually is keeping people close and thankful for each other....

 2020-11-26 12:14 

NPR

Trump Pardons Michael Flynn Despite Guilty Plea For Lying About Russia Contact...

President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprang from the Russia investigation....

 2020-11-26 12:14 

NPR

What The Constitution Says About The President's Pardoning Power...

David Greene speaks with law professor Kim Wehle about the constitutional implications of President Trump's pardon of former national security advisor Michael Flynn....

 2020-11-26 12:14 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Families May Be Apart For Thanksgiving This Year, But Connections Burn Bright...

While many are not spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, connecting virtually is keeping people close and thankful for each other....

 2020-11-26 12:13 

Federal News Network

Malaysian PM gains political lifeline with budget approval...

Malaysia's Parliament has approved the government's proposed 2021 budget, throwing a political lifeline to embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin amid strong resistance to his 9-month-old......

 2020-11-26 12:11 

Federal News Network

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's former prime minister, dies of virus...

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates......

 2020-11-26 12:11 

Federal News Network

EU nations on Med coast renew push for migrant quotas...

Four European Union countries hardest hit by the arrival of hundreds of thousands of unauthorized migrants over the past five years fear that planned reforms to the EU's asylum system will leave them......

 2020-11-26 12:08 

Federal News Network

Lack of snow in France moves World Cup ski races to Italy...

Two men's World Cup races scheduled in France next week have been switched to Italy because of a lack of snow......

 2020-11-26 12:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Minnesota Squirrel Gets Drunk After A Feast Of Fermented Pear...

A Minnesota woman left and old pear out for the squirrels in her backyard. One squirrel was videoed in a drunken stupor, because the pear had fermented....

 2020-11-26 12:06 

NPR

Minnesota Squirrel Gets Drunk After A Feast Of Fermented Pear...

A Minnesota woman left and old pear out for the squirrels in her backyard. One squirrel was videoed in a drunken stupor, because the pear had fermented....

 2020-11-26 12:05 

Federal News Network

Real Sociedad, Villarreal aim to stay contenders in Spain...

Real Sociedad and Villarreal face each other this weekend looking to continue their rare run for the Spanish league title......

 2020-11-26 12:04 

VOA

US Evaluating $2 Billion Investment in Indonesian Sovereign Wealth Fund...

The United States International Development Finance Corporation is considering investing up to $2 billion into Indonesia's planned sovereign wealth fund.DFC Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler presented a letter of interest to Indonesian Coordinating...

 2020-11-26 12:02 

NPR

Steve Kornacki's Election Night Outfit Sparks Surge In Khaki Sales...

If you were watching the news on election night, you may have seen Steve Kornacki in front of an electoral map in his trusty khaki pants. GAP says khaki sales skyrocketed after the election....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Policies Could Hurt Economy-Private Sector Foundation...

Elly Karuhanga says for example that the government is seeking to increase taxes and create more to cater for the gap left by the decline in other revenue sources, especially from the sectors that were hit hard by the pandemic....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

NPR

[ Science ]

There's No Stopping These Seniors; Even A Pandemic Can't Bring Them Down...

Older people are more vulnerable to severe COVID-19. But recent research reveals older populations are less consumed by pandemic depression than those that are younger....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

NPR

'Genshin Impact' Is Free-To-Play Fun — If You Can Resist Opening Your Wallet...

The exploration and combat game Genshin Impact has earned some favorable comparisons to Nintendo's Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but like many free-to-play games, it's good at getting you to spend money....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

NPR

As President-Elect Joe Biden Doubles Down On Calls For Unity, Supporters Have Doubts...
 2020-11-26 11:56 

Federal News Network

The Latest: India's capital mulls curfew amid virus surge...

India's capital New Delhi is considering a nighttime curfew amid the latest coronavirus surge that has battered the city's healthcare system and overwhelmed its hospitals......

 2020-11-26 11:47 

Federal News Network

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark...

Some of the thousands of mink culled in Denmark to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the coronavirus to humans, have risen from their shallow graves because gases have built up in the decaying......

 2020-11-26 11:42 

Radio France International

Pakistanis join final trials for China-made vaccine...

Thousands of volunteers are flocking to research hospitals across Pakistan to join final-stage clinical trials of a Chinese-made vaccine for the coronavirus.It is the first time Pakistan has participated in such a trial, which comes amid a string of posit...

 2020-11-26 11:36 

Radio France International

UN experts sound alarm over AI-enhanced racial profiling...

Countries must do more to combat racial profiling, UN rights experts said Thursday, warning that artificial intelligence programmes like facial recognition and predictive policing risked reinforcing the harmful practice.Racial profiling is not new but the...

 2020-11-26 11:28 

Radio France International

Ahly, Zamalek face off in historic CAF Champions League final...

The 2020 CAF Champions League final in Cairo Friday between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Zamalek will be the first pitting rivals from one country against each other.The match, to be held behind closed doors under the slogan "no to fanaticism", wil...

 2020-11-26 11:25 

WTOP

Suspect sought following rape in Wheaton...

Montgomery County police officers said they responded to the report of a sexual assault that had just happened in the area of Georgia Avenue and Reedie Drive in Wheaton early Monday morning in the midnight hour....

 2020-11-26 11:17 

NPR

Germany Extends Strict Lockdown Measures With Eye Towards Reopening Ski Slopes...

Chancellor Angela Merkel extended limits on private gatherings, and will keep bars and restaurants closed through December, but she asked the EU to agree on a time to reopen the region's ski slopes....

 2020-11-26 11:15 

WTOP

OPININ | Joe y Jill Biden: nuestra tradicin ms importante de Accin de Gracias...

Nota del editor: Joe Biden es el presidente electo de Estados Unidos. Jill Biden es la futura primera dama de......

 2020-11-26 11:12 

Radio France International

Georgia hooker Mamukashvili dreams of Six Nations swansong...

Veteran hooker Shalva Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready to compete with the powerhouses of European rugby in the Six Nations in just two years.The 30-year-old said their case had been strengthened by appearing in this year's Autumn Nations C...

 2020-11-26 11:10 

WTOP

ANLISIS | En Trump y Biden chocan la realidad y la fantasa en Accin de Gracias...

(CNN) — Las infecciones por coronavirus se estn disparando. El desempleo est aumentando. Las filas de comida se alargan. Y......

 2020-11-26 11:09 

WTOP

New Zealand's Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Diplomats like to remain neutral but Nanaia Mahuta let the veil slip a little when......

 2020-11-26 11:09 

WTOP

DC region heads into Thanksgiving with coronavirus cases soaring...

The D.C. area is heading into a bleak Thanksgiving when it comes to coronavirus cases as the virus is strengthening its grip across D.C., Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-11-26 11:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Strong Winds Displace 300 in Nakasongola...

The most affected villages are Munami , Mayinja and Gendera villages among others located along shoreline of Lake Kyoga...

 2020-11-26 11:06 

Radio France International

England fly-half Ford starts against Wales...

England coach Eddie Jones has recalled fly-half George Ford to the starting XV as his side look to clinch their place in the Autumn Nations Cup final with a win away to Wales on Saturday.Ford missed the recent wins over Italy and Georgia because of a heel...

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