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 2017-09-21 15:43 

Herman Cain

Here's what the national anthem is really all about . . . and why it's inconceivable that anyone would refuse to stand for it... +

Did you know this? North Korea, Iran and all of our enemies hatethe United States. They hate what we stand for. They hate our national success. They hate our military strength. They hate our ...

 2017-09-21 15:27 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Thick brows were not invented by your favorite Instagram star... +

Whats up with eyebrows? Eyebrows take up such a small part of our bodies but hold a special place in our hearts. They also make up a multimillion dollar...

 2017-09-21 15:23 

VOA

Israel's Backing of Iraqi Kurds' Independence Vote Strains Ankara Ties... +

Israels support of next Mondays independence referendum by Iraqi Kurds is threatening to strain recently restored diplomatic relations with Turkey. Ankara has been condemning the planned vote, warning of severe consequences for the region. Israel has a ...

 2017-09-21 15:18 

Federal News Radio

Court affirms Master Bob murder conviction in Michigan... +

The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a former Rotary Club president who was accused of arranging his wife's death so he could devote himself to a life of bondage with other women as ...

 2017-09-21 15:15 

Federal News Radio

No. 1 Alabama opens SEC slate visiting undefeated Vanderbilt... +

Top-ranked Alabama opens the Southeastern Conference portion of the Crimson Tide's schedule visiting Vanderbilt in a game featuring two of the league's five remaining undefeated teams...

 2017-09-21 15:13 

Federal News Radio

Federal employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classes... +

Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce federal laws and rules against leaking government information...

 2017-09-21 15:10 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Tatar President Minnikhanov Balances Between Kremlin And His People In Annual Address... +

The president of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, in his annual address to parliament on September 21 performed a balancing act between the Kremlin's drive toward abandoning mandatory Tatar-language classes in schools across the republi...

 2017-09-21 15:08 

VOA

Kenya Pushes Rerun Vote to October 26... +

After election results were nullified and deemed irregular last month, Kenya has pushed back fresh presidential elections until October 26, officials said Tuesday. "In order to ensure that the Commission is fully prepared to deliver an election that me...

 2017-09-21 15:07 

VOA

StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen Asks Kids to Record Elders... +

StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. The nonprofit oral history project has announced the 2017 edition of its Great Thanksgiving Listen, which c...

 2017-09-21 15:06 

NPR

Mexico City Earthquake Update: Desperate Attempts To Reach Girl Trapped By Rubble... +

One girl, 12, has been able to communicate with emergency crews, and she has wriggled her fingers for them through the wreckage at the Enrique Rebsamen School, south of the capital....

 2017-09-21 15:06 

Federal News Radio

Education Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travel... +

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses a private jet to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events...

 2017-09-21 15:06 

Federal News Radio

Toys R Us revs up for holiday hiring... +

Toys R Us revs up for holiday hiring that includes jobs for toy demonstrators _ despite its filing for bankruptcy...

 2017-09-21 15:04 

NPR

Trump Administration Plans New Sanctions On North Korea... +

President Trump said Thursday he is preparing to announce additional sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program....

 2017-09-21 15:03 

Federal News Radio

Kenya electoral officials set Oct. 26 as date for new polls... +

Kenya's electoral commission has announced it has moved the date for a fresh presidential election to Oct 26...

 2017-09-21 15:03 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Court rules hearsay use OK against Drew Peterson... +

The Illinois Supreme Court says hearsay statements by Drew Peterson's third and fourth wives were properly used against him in a murder conviction...

 2017-09-21 15:03 

Federal News Radio

Top 25 Schedule... +

All Times EDT Thursday No. 21 South Florida vs. Temple, 7:30 p.m. Friday No. 23 Utah at Arizona, 10:30 p.m. Saturday No. 1 Alabama at Vanderbilt, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Clemson vs. Boston College, 3:30...

 2017-09-21 15:03 

Federal News Radio

No. 3 Oklahoma takes 13-game winning streak to Baylor... +

No. 3 Oklahoma takes a nation's-best 13-game winning streak into its first Big 12 opener at Baylor...

 2017-09-21 15:01 

Federal News Radio

For insurers, accounting for meteorological violence begins... +

Allstate expects $593 million in insurance losses for August due to Hurricane Harvey...

 2017-09-21 15:00 

Radio Poland

Warsaw mayor has bank funds seized amid restitution probe... +

Tax authorities in Poland have seized funds from the bank account of Warsaw's mayor over her refusal to testify in an ongoing restitution probe, an official said on Thursday....

 2017-09-21 14:59 

Radio Prague

European platform submits charges against communist leaders to Czech court... +

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has said it has lodged criminal cases against the last leading members of the Czechoslovak communist party for crimes with the Brno-based Supreme Court. The cases are based on the deaths of 28 people of var...

 2017-09-21 14:53 

Radio Australia

Over $140,000 raised as Bernardi backlash prompts flood of donations to school's 'wear a dress' day... +

An outraged tweet from Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi over a primary school's fundraising drive results in more than $140,000 being raised far exceeding the school's original target of $900....

 2017-09-21 14:48 

Radio Poland

Poland fires national volleyball coach... +

Italian Ferdinando De Giorgi has been fired as coach of Poland's national volleyball squad after it crashed out of the 2017 European championships last month....

 2017-09-21 14:44 

VOA

Trump Imposing New Sanctions on North Korea ... +

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he is imposing new sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear threat as he prepared for meetings with the leaders of South Korea and Japan to plot strategy on their confrontation with Pyongyang. WATCH: Trump ...

 2017-09-21 14:42 

VOA

French Protesters Stage Fresh Protests to Macron's Labor Law... +

French labor unions staged fresh protests against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday a day before he adopts them by executive order. The nationwide action backed by the powerful, hard-left CGT trade union, saw protesters t...

 2017-09-21 14:39 

Radio Australia

Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after cutting off power to Puerto Rico... +

Hurricane Maria lashes parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds after pummelling Puerto Rico with severe flooding and cutting off power to the entire island....

 2017-09-21 14:34 

VOA

Polls: Trump Approval Rises After Disaster Response... +

U.S. President Donald Trump saw a boost in his approval rating this week following his decision to provide money for hurricane relief and work with Democrats to prevent a government shutdown. According to the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursd...

 2017-09-21 14:32 

VOA

US Education Secretary Devos Uses Private Plane for Work Travel... +

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses a private jet to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events. Education Department Press Secretary Liz Hill says in a statement to The Associated Press that DeVos travels on personally-owned ...

 2017-09-21 14:30 

Radio Prague

Babi and Zaorlek set for Czech pre-election tv debate... +

ANO leader Andrej Babi and the election leader for the Social Democrats (SSD), Lubomr Zaorlek, are set for a pre-election head to head television debate on the eve of voting. The two have accepted to take part in a face to face debate on commercial broa...

 2017-09-21 14:28 

Radio France International

Le Pen top aide sidelined as scapegoat, as FN rebuilds... +

In a sign that Frances far-right Front National party is still in turmoil after a presidential defeat in May, the top aide to leader Marine Le Pen quit Thursday, as did other members who say they disagree with the direction the party is taking....

 2017-09-21 14:27 

Federal News Radio

US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil falling... +

U.S. stock indexes are veering slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors size up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news...

 2017-09-21 14:27 

Federal News Radio

Anthony Rapp embarks, thrilled, on Star Trek: Discovery... +

Always on the vanguard in promoting diversity and tolerance, ...

 2017-09-21 14:27 

Federal News Radio

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate rises to 3.83 percent... +

Long-term mortgage rates rise: 30-year fixed hits 3.83 percent, up from low for 2017...

 2017-09-21 14:24 

Federal News Radio

No. 15 Auburn opens SEC play with visit to reeling Missouri... +

Auburn entered this season expected to serve as the Southeastern Conference's strongest contender to Alabama...

 2017-09-21 14:24 

NPR

Hear Two Songs From Angel Olsen's New Rarities Collection... +

Hear "Special" and "Fly on Your Wall" from Phases, a new collection of B-sides, demos and previously unreleased songs. The album is due out Nov. 10....

 2017-09-21 14:22 

Federal News Radio

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State... +

The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes...

 2017-09-21 14:22 

Radio Poland

Architect sentenced to 9 years over 2006 building disaster... +

A Polish architect has lost an appeal and been sentenced to nine years in jail over the 2006 collapse of a roof on an exhibition centre he designed which killed 65 people....

 2017-09-21 14:20 

Federal News Radio

Businessman put on notice after rant against Kathy Griffin... +

One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after his vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin went viral...

 2017-09-21 14:17 

Federal News Radio

Trump vows more sanctions over North Koreas nuclear buildup... +

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup...

 2017-09-21 14:16 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pipe Schemes: Suspect Claims Top Navalny Aide Staged False-Flag Attack On Self... +

A suspect in an assault on a senior associate of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has claimed that the target organized the attack on himself, according to police, in what Kremlin critics call a cynical ploy by authorities....

 2017-09-21 14:16 

Federal News Radio

Puigdemont an unknown entity in Spain until secession drive... +

Carles Puigdemont, the bespectacled politician heading the Catalan regional government's drive for secession from Spain, was an unknown entity for most Spaniards until a year ago...

 2017-09-21 14:11 

Federal News Radio

NTSB: Engineers in NYC-area train crashes had sleep apnea... +

Federal investigators have found that the engineers of two New York City-area commuter trains that crashed into stations were both suffering from severe sleep apnea...

 2017-09-21 14:08 

Federal News Radio

Trump touts partnership, combat efforts in Afghanistan... +

President Donald Trump is praising the combat efforts to drive the Taliban and terror groups out of Afghanistan...

 2017-09-21 14:08 

NPR

SsingSsing: Tiny Desk Concert... +

It's safe to say this Korean, cross-dressing rock band looks and sounds like no one who's ever performed at the Tiny Desk....

 2017-09-21 14:04 

WSHU

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Without Electricity, Hits Dominican Republic... +

Puerto Rico is trying to start the process of recovering from Hurricane Maria and it's doing so after the powerful storm blew homes apart, filled roads with water, and tore at its infrastructure. Flash floods are persisting, and the island has no electri...

 2017-09-21 14:03 

VOA

Official Charged in Flint Water-Related Death Faces Hearing... +

A Michigan official blamed in the death of a Flint-area man who had Legionnaires' disease faces a key hearing to determine whether he will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter. Nick Lyon is head of the Department of Health and Human Services. He's...

 2017-09-21 14:02 

VOA

May Seeks to Unite Divided Cabinet Before Big Brexit Speech... +

Prime Minister Theresa May tried to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her plan to reboot faltering Brexit negotiations Thursday, as a senior European Union official suggested British hopes of moving the divorce talks on to a new phase next month might be...

 2017-09-21 14:00 

NPR

In 'The Ninth Hour,' A Tonic For The Ills Of The World... +

Alice McDermott's new novel immerses readers in the homely details of Irish Catholic Brooklyn in the early decades of the 20th century, but also addresses bigger, universal questions of love and life....

 2017-09-21 13:59 

VOA

Claims for US Jobless Aid Fall as Hurricane Impact Recedes... +

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 23,000 last week to 259,000 as the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey began to fade. The Labor Department said Thursday that the less-volatile four-week average rose by 6,000 to 268,750....

 2017-09-21 13:51 

NPR

Are We About To See A Black Hole?... +

A project called the Event Horizon Telescope is analyzing data taken earlier this year using interferometry and we may be remarkably close to "seeing" a black hole, says astrophysicist Adam Frank....

 2017-09-21 13:48 

VOA

In Myanmar, Conspiracy Theories Hound Rohingya Crisis Coverage... +

Conspiracy theories have hounded media coverage of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, which many view as biased against the largely Buddhist country. These include allegations that Muslims have undue influence at the BBC and that the Organization of Islami...

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