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 2019-07-21 09:59 

Radio Prague

Plcido Domingo's Operalia competition in Prague for first time...

The Operalia World Opera Competition, founded by Plcido Domingo todiscover and honor the best young opera singers of today, is being held inPrague for the first time.The current edition of Operalia runs from July 21 through July 26 at theCzech National Th...

 2019-07-21 09:31 

Federal News Network

Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on...

A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by......

 2019-07-21 09:22 

Radio Prague

Czech Scouts to highlight danger of totalitarianism at World Jamboree...

Some 500 Czech Scouts and Guides are heading to the United States for themovement's World Jamboree, which runs from July 22 to August 2. They will rally under the motto "Unbreakable";. The aim is to bothhighlight the suppression of the Czech mo...

 2019-07-21 09:19 

Federal News Network

Lowry has 4-shot lead, embracing the moment at British Open...

Lowry trying to look ahead, not behind, with 4-shot lead at British Open......

 2019-07-21 09:14 

Federal News Network

1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal...

Portuguese authorities say that one thousand firefighters are working to contain wild fires that have injured eight firefighters and one civilian......

 2019-07-21 09:10 

Federal News Network

Refugee swimmer feels for separated families at US border...

Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini knows what she's talking about when it comes to family separation for asylum seekers, having fled her native Syria four years ago......

 2019-07-21 08:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Kisoro Based Lawyer Isaac Sendegeya Shot Dead...

Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate said that the deceased has shot from the back and his heart was shattered by bullets. He added that the body has now been taken to Kisoro Hospital Mortuary for postmortem as investigations into the matter take ...

 2019-07-21 08:47 

VOA

8 Killed In Twin Suicide Attacks in Pakistan...

Officials in northwestern Pakistan say twin suicide bombings have killed at least eight people and wounded 25 others. Police say a suicide bomber attacked a security post Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan. Another suicide bomber, dressed in a burqa, attacked the...

 2019-07-21 08:46 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Fake 'Pinky Marks' The Newest Problem In Pakistan's Push To Eradicate Polio...

Fake markers are an obstacle in efforts to eradicate the crippling polio disease in Pakistan....

 2019-07-21 08:46 

Federal News Network

Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure...

Libya's national oil company has suspended operations at the country's largest oil field over the "unlawful" closure of a pipeline valve......

 2019-07-21 08:46 

WTOP

Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure...

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's national oil company has suspended operations at the country's largest oil field over the "unlawful" closure of a pipeline valve.The National Oil Corporation announced the move late Saturday without saying who wa...

 2019-07-21 08:45 

Federal News Network

Hong Kong protesters call for inquiry into police tactics...

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters have kicked off a march from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics......

 2019-07-21 08:45 

WTOP

Hong Kong protesters call for inquiry into police tactics...

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters have kicked off a march from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics.Marching under sweltering heat, protesters dressed in black walked Sunday behind a lar...

 2019-07-21 08:40 

VOA

Ukraine Goes To Polls In Early Election Intended to Consolidate New President's Power...

Ukrainians are going to the polls Sunday to cast their ballots in a snap parliamentary election that could consolidate the power of its recently elected president.A tidal wave of popular support in April carried Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian who played ...

 2019-07-21 08:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Traders Took Biggest Chunk of Loans in May Finance...

Trade took 31 per cent of the loans while those borrowing to build or buy homes and buy land came in second taking up 25 per cent of loans in the month. The trade sector includes retailers, wholesalers, exporters, and importers....

 2019-07-21 08:36 

VOA

Study: Shifting Gender Stereotypes Favor Women, With Limits...

In recent years, women in the United States have come a long way in smashing some gender stereotypes, but others remain deeply rooted, according to a study published this week in American Psychologist, the journal of the American Psychological Association...

 2019-07-21 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

President Museveni Surprises Prelates with Early Arrival for SECAM Mass...

The president arrived at the Church at 8: 40 a.m., ahead of the 10;00 a.m. service. There was nobody to receive him as he matched through the half-empty church quietly with a few bodyguards. A number of organizers were still setting up the Church hall and...

 2019-07-21 08:21 

WTOP

Gunmen kill 2 Guard members in southeastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV says gunmen have killed two members of the Revolutionary Guard and wounded another two near the border with Pakistan.State TV blamed the attack late Saturday on "terrorists" without elaborating. The south...

 2019-07-21 08:15 

Radio New Zealand

Sad resignation after another All Blacks' win in Argentina...

Analysis - In a week of games that went down to the wire, New Zealand's sporting nerves have been severely tested, writes Jamie Wall....

 2019-07-21 08:01 

Federal News Network

National League...

___ Chicago Cubs 6, San Diego 5 N.Y. Yankees 8, Colorado 2 Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 12, Cincinnati 11 Atlanta 4, Washington 3 Arizona 10, Milwaukee 7 L.A. Dodgers 2......

 2019-07-21 08:01 

Federal News Network

American League...

___ Baltimore 11, Boston 2 N.Y. Yankees 8, Colorado 2 Chicago White Sox 9, Tampa Bay 2 Cleveland 10, Kansas City 5 Toronto 12, Detroit 1 Houston 4, Texas 3 Oakland 5, Minnesota 3 Seattle 10, L.A....

 2019-07-21 07:47 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Twin Attacks In Pakistan Kill At Least Eight...

Police in Pakistan say assailants opened fire on a police station in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on July 21 and then blew up the entrance to a hospital as the wounded were being brought in....

 2019-07-21 07:44 

Uganda Radio Network

KCCA FC face Azam in CECAFA Kagame Cup final...

KCCA FC saw off Zambia's Green Eagles 4-3, while the defending champions Azam FC needed penalties to win 5-4 against visiting AS Maniema from the Democratic Republic of Congo in the semi finals....

 2019-07-21 07:40 

Radio France International

Heatwave depresses French wine production...

Wine production in France this year will be down by between 6 and 13 percent compared to 2018, notably because of the ongoing heatwave, the agriculture ministry has said....

 2019-07-21 07:35 

Radio New Zealand

Panama latest country to ban single-use plastic bags...

Panama has become the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches....

 2019-07-21 07:35 

Radio New Zealand

Advocate for homeless Carol Peters seeks seat at Whangrei council...

Dr Peters wants empty office buildings downtown to be developed into apartments, to provide housing and reinvigorate the city centre....

 2019-07-21 07:33 

Radio New Zealand

Grounded planes: 'Possible in-flight break-up' cause for concern...

A possible risk of in-flight breakup is the reason for the grounding of 21 sightseeing planes in New Zealand yesterday....

 2019-07-21 07:32 

Radio New Zealand

New airline deal could see more American tourists in NZ...

A new alliance sealed between Qantas and American Airlines could bring more American tourists to New Zealand, an aviation industry expert says....

 2019-07-21 07:32 

Radio New Zealand

Dunedin Blood Service needs more plasma donors...

Dunedin's blood service needs to collect 45 percent more plasma in Dunedin within the next 12 months to meet increased demand, it says....

 2019-07-21 07:32 

WTOP

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday.Kyoto police said they are ready to arrest Shinji Aoba, 41,...

 2019-07-21 07:31 

Federal News Network

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan, 9 killed...

Pakistani officials say a female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting attack on police, in a complex assault that killed nine people......

 2019-07-21 07:31 

WTOP

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan, 9 killed...

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed...

 2019-07-21 07:02 

Federal News Network

LEADING OFF: Cooperstown calling, moonshots and revved Yanks...

LEADING OFF: Cooperstown welcomes six into Hall, MLB parks remember moonmen and Yankees streaking......

 2019-07-21 06:59 

Federal News Network

Frontier League...

___ River City 15, Southern Illinois 2, 7 innings Evansville 8, Florence 2 Joliet 3, Gateway 2 Lake Erie 5, Washington 2 Windy City 7, Schaumburg 1 River City 7, Southern Illinois 6......

 2019-07-21 06:59 

Federal News Network

Atlantic League...

___ Somerset 4, High Point 2 Long Island 5, Lancaster 4 Southern Maryland 3, Sugar Land 0 York 7, New Britain 6 York at New Britain, 1:35 p.m. Somerset at High Point, 2 p.m. Sugar Land at Southern......

 2019-07-21 06:41 

Federal News Network

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson...

Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio......

 2019-07-21 06:31 

VOA

Will Kim's Claim in Constitution Weaken Efforts to Denuclearize?...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un may try to bolster his regime's legitimacy by calling himself head of a...

 2019-07-21 06:25 

Federal News Network

With Boris Johnson tipped to win PM race, UK eyes rocky ride...

Britain is getting a new prime minister; buckle up for a rocky ride......

 2019-07-21 06:15 

Federal News Network

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac...

Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport......

 2019-07-21 05:58 

Radio New Zealand

Nationwide groundwater testing results overdue for months...

A nationwide groundwater assessment, that for the first time includes testing for the pesticide in Roundup, is now months overdue....

 2019-07-21 05:45 

Radio New Zealand

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls...

Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, US-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....

 2019-07-21 05:43 

Federal News Network

Pioneer League...

___ Idaho Falls 8, Billings 5 Missoula 4, Great Falls 2 Ogden 8, Rocky Mountain 3 Grand Junction 13, Orem 4 Idaho Falls at Billings, 3:05 p.m. Missoula at Great Falls, 6 p.m. Rocky Mountain at Ogden......

 2019-07-21 05:43 

Federal News Network

Northwest League...

___ Salem-Keizer 15, Boise 12, 10 innings Everett 6, Spokane 4 Hillsboro 2, Eugene 1 Vancouver 5, Tri-City 2 Tri-City at Vancouver, 4:05 p.m. Spokane at Everett, 7:05 p.m. Eugene at Hillsboro, 7:05 p....

 2019-07-21 05:42 

Federal News Network

Frontier League...

___ River City 15, Southern Illinois 2, 7 innings Evansville 8, Florence 2 Joliet 3, Gateway 2 Lake Erie 5, Washington 2 Windy City 7, Schaumburg 1 River City 7, Southern Illinois 6......

 2019-07-21 05:42 

Federal News Network

Arizona League...

___ Cubs2 7, Athletics Gold 6 Royals 7, Rangers 5 Angels 11, Diamondbacks 4 Giants Orange 2, Dodgers 2 1 Athletics Green 7, White Sox 2 Padres 2 5, Padres 1 4 Dodgers 1 4, Mariners 2 Giants Black 12......

 2019-07-21 05:42 

Federal News Network

American Association...

___ Chicago 8, Gary Southshore 6, 7 innings St. Paul 4, Fargo-Moorhead 3 Sioux City 4, Sioux Falls 3 Texas 4, Lincoln 3, 11 innings Chicago 2, Gary Southshore 0, 7 innings Cleburne 5......

 2019-07-21 05:28 

Federal News Network

Japan votes for upper house; Abe's party seen as favorite...

Japanese are voting in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority......

 2019-07-21 05:21 

Federal News Network

Ukrainian president's party seeks majority in new parliament...

Ukrainians are voting in a snap parliamentary election in which the party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes......

 2019-07-21 05:21 

WTOP

Ukrainian president's party seeks majority in new parliament...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in a snap parliamentary election in which the party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes.Polls ahead of Sunday's balloting showed Zelenskiy's Servant of the Peo...

 2019-07-21 05:16 

Radio New Zealand

Simon Bridges says EV uptake too slow...

The National Party is criticising the Government's uptake of electric vehicles into its fleet, saying it's taking too long....

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