News Radio Edition

» Auto updated continuously

 2019-11-19 06:14 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call: 'I remember it vividly'...

Diplomat David Holmes' first-hand account of the conversation heard over lunch in Kyiv provides a key piece of of testimony for the impeachment inquiry....

 2019-11-19 05:40 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

High-ranking State Department resigns over accusations of misleading claims in rsum...

The Trump administration appointee delivered a letter of resignation to Mike Pompeo, effective immediately, citing a toxic environment at the State Department....

 2019-11-19 05:25 

Radio New Zealand

Guidance and rules for medical students 'are loose' - resident doctor's association...

Otago University's process for medical interns overseas has been poor, says the Resident Doctors' Association, but doesn't think there is a widespread scam....

 2019-11-19 05:25 

Radio New Zealand

Grace Millane trial: Defence says death result of consensual choking...

A forensic pathologist based in Florida has disputed a Crown expert's opinion on bruising to Grace Millane's body....

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Radio France International

Anxious families wait outside besieged hong Kong campus...

Relatives of some of the young pro-democracy protesters holed up inside a Hong Kong university held anxious vigil Tuesday as police vowed to arrest everyone on the campus.Around 100 protesters remain barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Pol...

 2019-11-19 04:59 

Radio New Zealand

Port Taranaki flunks environmental report card...

Increasing log traffic and poor stormwater management have been blamed for Port Taranaki flunking its latest environmental monitoring report....

 2019-11-19 04:52 

VOA

House Launches Busy Week in Trump Impeachment Probe...

A busy week in the public impeachment hearings into U.S. President Donald Trump begins early Tuesday with the first of three witnesses and what they know about Trump's alleged efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rivals.In total, House...

 2019-11-19 04:40 

Radio France International

Trump's doctor dismisses speculation of chest pain...

Donald Trump's doctor on Monday denied reports that the US president had recently suffered chest pain after he attended an unannounced medical checkup in Washington.Trump, 73, spent just over an hour on Saturday having "examinations, labs and disc...

 2019-11-19 04:37 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Horse injured at Del Mar Racetrack euthanized...

Princess Dorian suffered a leg fracture at Del Mar on Nov. 10, the same day two other horses suffered fatal injuries at the track....

 2019-11-19 04:20 

Radio France International

In desert dunes, electro fans rave about Tunisia tourism...

Bass rhythms boom out across the Tunisian Sahara toward a herd of camels, lasers splash colours across the dunes and VIPs sip vodka in what was once a "Star Wars" movie set.The Dunes Electronique music festival, launched in 2014, was revived last ...

 2019-11-19 04:19 

Radio New Zealand

Unaffordable dental care: 'I can't do anything about it'...

Accessing good dental care is not easy for thousands of low income New Zealanders, and for one woman, it is an unaffordable dream, as she cannot take on more debt....

 2019-11-19 04:09 

Radio New Zealand

Dunedin's largest water supply could soon be safe again...

Dunedin's main water supply may be safe to use earlier than predicted following fears it was contaminated....

 2019-11-19 04:07 

Radio New Zealand

Sydney air quality beyond 'hazardous' as bushfire smoke chokes CBD...

The Sydney CBD is barely visible from much of the city as a thick smoke haze from the bushfires chokes large parts of NSW, with health experts warning those with medical conditions to stay inside....

 2019-11-19 04:04 

Radio New Zealand

Napier Port's first public result falls 61pc...

Napier Port has delivered a better than expected full year profit, although it's down on the year earlier....

 2019-11-19 04:00 

Radio France International

Manila's hidden reservoir to re-emerge as tourist draw...

Vaulted ceilings and rows of stone columns stretch into the humid darkness deep below the Philippine capital, where workers are transforming a more-than-century-old underground reservoir into a draw for tourists.The sparks of welding guns illuminate the d...

 2019-11-19 03:58 

VOA

US Cancels Civil Nuclear Cooperation Waiver for Iran...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he is canceling one of four sanctions waivers that had allowed foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties. Pompeo also warned Iran's leadership not to crack down...

 2019-11-19 03:37 

VOA

Chilean Leader Acknowledges Excess Force Used in Protests...

Chile's president is struggling to bring calm as demonstrators took to the streets again Monday, a month into a potent protest movement that has dramatically altered the political landscape of the South American nation.More protests erupted after Pres...

 2019-11-19 03:33 

VOA

Bolivia's Interim President Cancels Trip Due to 'Credible Threat' as Crisis Roars On...

Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez was forced to suspend a trip out of the capital La Paz planned for Monday, a government spokesman said, after a threat on her life by a...

 2019-11-19 03:33 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Michelle Obama signs 'Becoming' copies on book's anniversary...

She embarked on a rock-star-style book tour to promote 'Becoming' in more than 30 cities in the U.S., Canada and Europe....

 2019-11-19 03:31 

Radio New Zealand

BNZ forced to increase its capital to $600m...

The Bank of New Zealand has been ordered to add $250 million to its capital reserves after miscalculating its risk....

 2019-11-19 03:31 

Radio New Zealand

Power price hikes on cards for Otago households...

Power prices could rise by nearly $500 for many Otago households, according to Aurora Energy's just-released draft pricing structure....

 2019-11-19 03:20 

Radio France International

Hong Kong siege in third day as China sounds warnings...

A potentially deadly standoff between Hong Kong police and dozens of desperate protesters barricaded into a university campus moved into a third day Tuesday, as China issued fresh warnings its patience with nearly six months of unrest was running out.The ...

 2019-11-19 03:20 

Radio France International

Persecuted Catholics 'honoured' to glimpse Pope Francis in Thailand...

Clutching her entrance badge to see the Pope, Vietnamese Catholic refugee Ko Sa says attending the pontiff's mass this week is a great honour -- a rare bright spot in her "miserable" life in limbo as an asylum seeker in Bangkok. Ko Sa is one o...

 2019-11-19 03:20 

Radio France International

Top dog: Turkmen breed rivals horse for national affection...

A gift for foreign leaders, a subject of presidential poetry and the inspiration for a new statue in the capital -- the alabai shepherd dog's stock has never been higher in horse-loving Turkmenistan.For as long as anyone can remember - or 4,000 years,...

 2019-11-19 03:20 

Radio France International

Mongolia's new 'cleaner' fuel linked to deaths, illness...

One cold night in October, Gerel Ganbaatar decided to stay with her parents in one of Mongolia's traditional ger communities on the outskirts of the capital -- a decision which would prove fatal.Within hours of arriving, she and her parents both becam...

 2019-11-19 03:19 

Radio New Zealand

MPs scrap ban on use of Parliament TV footage...

MPs have agreed to suspend a rule banning the use of official Parliament TV footage for political advertising....

 2019-11-19 03:18 

Radio New Zealand

Today's business news: What you need to know...

In today's business news - Stride sells three retail sites, Ebos' major shareholder is reducing its stake and Rakon delivers another disappointing result....

 2019-11-19 03:10 

Radio New Zealand

Samoan family loses third child to measles epidemic...

A family in Samoa has lost their third child to the measles epidemic, as the country's death toll continues to rise....

 2019-11-19 03:05 

VOA

House to Hear From 9 Witnesses in Impeachment Inquiry...

The U.S. House of Representatives holds its second week of public hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump with testimony by nine aides and officials, including the top diplomat to the European Union, Tuesday through Thursday.Jennif...

 2019-11-19 03:00 

VOA

US to Change Migration Rules in Bid to Send Asylum-Seekers Elsewhere...

The Trump administration is set to harden the rules this week on those allowed to seek asylum in the United States, as it attempts to stem a wave of migration on its southern border with Mexico.In a fast-track regulation set to publish in the Federal Regi...

 2019-11-19 03:00 

Radio France International

Asian markets swing with trade in focus, Hong Kong extends gains...

Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday as investors keep tabs on the developments in the China-US trade talks after a report said Beijing was concerned about the outlook.Hong Kong extended Monday's rally but continuing protests in parts of the city -- parti...

 2019-11-19 03:00 

Radio France International

Spanish court to rule in graft case involving ruling Socialists...

A Spanish court will give its verdict Tuesday in one of the biggest corruption cases in the country's modern history, involving top officials from the ruling Socialists in the Andalusia region.The ruling, expected at noon (1100 GMT), comes as Socialis...

 2019-11-19 02:54 

VOA

Hazardous Bushfire Smoke Blankets Sydney, Residents Warned to Stay Inside...

Heavy winds stirred dozens of fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city.Wildfires have destroyed about 2.5 million acres (1 million hecta...

 2019-11-19 02:42 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Special screening of 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' to raise money for Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation...

Come join the Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 23. They've rented out UltraStar Cinemas in Mission Valley for the screening of the movie....

 2019-11-19 02:40 

Radio France International

In the deserts of Dubai, salmon farming thrives...

From a control room in the middle of Dubai's desert, Norway's sunrises and sunsets and the cool currents of the Atlantic are recreated for the benefit of thousands of salmon raised in tanks despite searing conditions outside.Dubai is no stranger t...

 2019-11-19 02:38 

VOA

At Least 4 Wounded by Gunshots During Protest in Haiti...

At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti's capital Monday after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise.Several hundred people were marching from the Delmas to Petionville neighborhoods when shots were fired fro...

 2019-11-19 02:28 

VOA

California Sues E-Cigarette Maker Juul for Selling Nicotine Products to Youth...

The state of California on Monday sued e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, alleging the San Francisco company engaged in a...

 2019-11-19 02:28 

VOA

Nicaragua Files Weapons Charges Against Opposition Activists...

Sixteen Nicaraguan opposition activists, including 13 social leaders who were arrested as they tried to deliver water to hunger strikers protesting the incarceration of relatives they say are political prisoners, were charged Monday with allegedly transpo...

 2019-11-19 02:26 

VOA

Report: Over 60% of Environmentally Contaminated US Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change...

Nearly 60% of a group of contaminated sites in the United States earmarked for environmental clean-up are located in areas vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a congressional watchdog report released on Monday.The Government Accounta...

 2019-11-19 02:20 

Radio France International

Internationals all fancy Presidents Cup crack at US captain Woods...

Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant captain Geoff Ogilvy suggesting Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and former number one Jason Day are frontrunners.Woods will be playing capt...

 2019-11-19 02:20 

Radio France International

At scene of killings, Bolivia farmers rage against interim president...

On the road where they say nine local people were shot by Bolivian security forces last week, coca growers mourn the dead and vow to resist interim president Jeanine Anez.The farmers are supporters of ex-president Evo Morales, who was forced to resign in ...

 2019-11-19 02:19 

Radio New Zealand

March for social justice in New Caledonia...

An estimated 200 people in New Caledonia have marched through Noumea to demand greater social justice and for wealth to be shared more equitably....

 2019-11-19 02:18 

VOA

Mexican President Defends Indigenous Pensions Plan...

Mexico's president on Monday defended a plan to provide pensions to indigenous people starting at age 65, compared with 68 for other Mexicans.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who was elected last year after campaigning to help marginalized people, said th...

 2019-11-19 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

Man charged in connection to Invercargill death...

A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a woman in Invercargill at the weekend....

 2019-11-19 02:17 

Radio New Zealand

NZME confirms it is in discussions to buy Stuff...

The Commerce Minister is refusing to comment on reports the government is backing a new bid from NZME to buy Stuff....

 2019-11-19 02:17 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

The Butterball hotline is back and it even has an Alexa Skill...

A lifesaver for Thanksgiving dinner hosts nationwide is back and it has multiple ways for you to seek out advice....

 2019-11-19 02:10 

Radio New Zealand

Call for impeachment of CNMI governor...

The Northern Marianas' House of Representatives doesn't need to wait for the governor to be indicted or arrested to start impeachment proceedings, an opposition lawmaker says....

 2019-11-19 02:07 

VOA

Venezuelan Opposition Struggling for Momentum Against Maduro...

Opposition leader Juan Guaido is struggling to draw protesters into Venezuela's streets just days after calling for daily demonstrations to drive President Nicolas Maduro from power, trying to reignite a movement he started early this year.Only severa...

 2019-11-19 02:05 

Radio New Zealand

Kiribati President denies govt behind early Parliament close...

Kiribati President Taneti Maamau has denied any government involvement in last week's abrupt closing of Parliament....

 2019-11-19 02:00 

Radio France International

China says only it can rule on Hong Kong constitution...

China insisted Tuesday it held the sole authority to rule on constitutional matters in Hong Kong, as it condemned a decision by the city's high court to overturn a ban on face masks worn by pro-democracy protesters.The statement could further fan the ...

  • Need an account?  
    or