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 2020-01-21 00:43 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Migrants cross river from Guatemala to Mexico...

Hundreds of migrants crossed a river trying to enter southern Mexico as officials there denied them entry....

 2020-01-21 00:06 

Radio New Zealand

Fletcher Building takes down fences at Ihumtao...

Fletcher Building is pulling down fences at Ihumtao, but the future of the disputed site is still to be settled....

 2020-01-21 00:06 

VOA

Trump Heads to Switzerland Ahead of Impeachment Trial Presentations...

With his impeachment trial in the Senate about to go into high gear, U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. Trump departed on Air Force One on Monday, the third anniversary of his inauguration as the 45...

 2020-01-20 23:56 

Radio New Zealand

Project aims to give vineyard managers more information in a hail storm...

Researchers are working to fill the information gap for winegrowers hit by extreme weather events....

 2020-01-20 23:54 

Radio New Zealand

Optimism in the labour market, pessimism in job prospects...

Workers are feeling a touch more optimistic about the labour market, helped by a rise in wages, but are downbeat on their chances of finding a job....

 2020-01-20 23:39 

Radio New Zealand

Tsunami alerts: what you need to know...

The false alarms in the Bay of Plenty over the weekend that caused fear of a tsunami are a timely reminder of NZ's alert system, and why we don't have a nationwide tsunami siren network....

 2020-01-20 23:32 

VOA

Pompeo Promises More Action to Boost Venezuela's Guaido...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Untied States will start doing more to support Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido.Pompeo and Guaido met with reporters Monday on the sidelines of a regional counterterrorism...

 2020-01-20 23:31 

NPR

Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid...

Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vzquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary....

 2020-01-20 23:25 

WTOP

Giuliani associate in campaign cash probe seeks Barr recusal...

NEW YORK (AP) — An associate of Rudy Giuliani charged with illegally funneling foreign money into U.S. political campaigns has......

 2020-01-20 23:20 

Radio New Zealand

Samoa continues efforts to reduce cost of traditional gift giving...

In an effort to reduce the cost of traditional cultural offerings at community functions, Samoa's government has ordered the size of cartons containing some canned meats be reduced....

 2020-01-20 23:16 

Radio New Zealand

Scammed Chinese workers promised fairness instead told to go - Union...

Construction workers from China caught in an employment scam were promised fair treatment by the Immigration Minister but instead have been asked to leave the country, a union representing them says....

 2020-01-20 23:13 

VOA

US Ag Secretary: No Need for More Farm Aid After China Trade Deal...

With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase 1 China trade deal, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary said Monday there is no need for a third year of trade-related aid for farmers.Farmers have increasingly rel...

 2020-01-20 23:11 

NPR

Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces...

After closing a bridge linking Guatemala with Mexico, a caravan of Central American migrants waded across a river connecting the countries but their journey is being stopped by Mexican troops....

 2020-01-20 23:10 

NPR

READ: McConnell Lays Out Plan For Senate Impeachment Trial Procedure...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning for each side in the impeachment trial to have 24 hours to present their case, spread over two days. Democrats object to that idea....

 2020-01-20 23:05 

NPR

Amtrak To Drop $25,000 Ticket Price For Two Wheelchair Users After Complaints...

NPR reported on Friday that the ticket for a two-hour ride between Chicago and Bloomington-Normal, Ill., stations usually costs $16. Amtrak had based the higher price on adjustments to train cars....

 2020-01-20 22:59 

WTOP

Grenade kills at least 7 at wedding party in Sudan's capital...

CAIRO (AP) — A grenade exploded during a wedding party in Sudan's capital Monday, killing at least seven people, including......

 2020-01-20 22:59 

Radio New Zealand

Nesian Mystik drops new song to celebrate 20th anniversary...

Nesian Mystik scored the sound of summer in Aotearoa for the better part of the 2000s and now they've released a new waiata....

 2020-01-20 22:57 

VOA

Pakistan: US 'Applauded' Steps Against Terror Financing...

Pakistan hosted high-level talks with the United States on Monday to review steps Islamabad has taken to choke funding sources to terrorist groups.The two sides, officials say, also discussed ways to increase bilateral trade.U.S. Principal Deputy Assistan...

 2020-01-20 22:53 

WTOP

Panama begins exhumation of victims from 1989 US invasion...

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Forensic workers took preliminary steps Monday for digging up the remains of some victims of the......

 2020-01-20 22:51 

WTOP

Remaining Free Agents...

AMERICAN LEAGUE NEW YORK (AP) — The 94 remaining free agents (q-rejected qualifying offer): BALTIMORE (1) — Mark Trumbo, dh-of-1b.......

 2020-01-20 22:50 

1010 WINS

5-alarm fire destroys several row houses on Staten Island...

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Several homes were destroyed by a five-alarm fire on Staten Island Monday....

 2020-01-20 22:49 

1010 WINS

Trump's lawyers urge dismissal of 'flimsy' impeachment case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team asserted Monday that he did "absolutely nothing wrong,...

 2020-01-20 22:47 

WTOP

Baker apologizes for calling Pressley's MLK speech a 'rant'...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker apologized Monday after he used the word "rant" to describe remarks from U.S.......

 2020-01-20 22:44 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson reveals father Rocky Johnson's cause of death...

Following the death of his father, 'The Rock' is encouraging everyone to text, call, hug, and visit their loved ones because you never know what's around the corner....

 2020-01-20 22:36 

WTOP

Legion vows probe into cover-up of abused little girls...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Legion of Christ religious order, already discredited because of its pedophile founder, announced a joint......

 2020-01-20 22:31 

VOA

EU Mulls Reviving Migrant, Arms Embargo Operation Targeting Libya...

The European Union is considering restarting an operation to control migrant trafficking and enforce a U.N. arms embargo on Libya if a shaky truce in the North African country solidifies into a formal cease-fire. Speaking Monday after an EU foreign minist...

 2020-01-20 22:30 

WTOP

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he......

 2020-01-20 22:30 

WTOP

Baylor tops college basketball...Rutgers makes Top 25...Hawks Parsons'...

UNDATED (AP) — Baylor leaped over Gonzaga and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball......

 2020-01-20 22:28 

WSHU

Underground Railroad: A Conductor And Passengers Documented In Music...

Harriet Tubman may be the best-known conductor of the Underground Railroad, but a new album highlights another key figure: William Still, who helped nearly 800 enslaved African Americans escape to freedom in the years before the Civil War. It's about ...

 2020-01-20 22:27 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Several Row Houses On Staten Island...

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A wind-whipped fire destroyed several row houses on Staten Island Monday afternoon....

 2020-01-20 22:27 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

San Diego Humane Society looking for homes for more than 40 rats...

The society said rats make excellent pets as they are social, intelligent and affectionate with humans....

 2020-01-20 22:26 

Radio New Zealand

Ruatoria and Taradale shootings shouldn't be conflated - Black Power's Denis O'Reilly...

A lifetime member of the Black Power gang is objecting to police drawing links between the two shootings on the East Coast, saying it could make tensions worse....

 2020-01-20 22:24 

WTOP

Schumer navigates rocky terrain as impeachment trial unfolds...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Chuck Schumer stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping......

 2020-01-20 22:23 

Radio Free Asia

'No Genocidal Intent' Found in Rohingya Crackdown, Myanmar Commission Says...

The findings contradict conclusions by UN and other investigators pointing to genocide, rights groups say....

 2020-01-20 22:18 

Radio New Zealand

New head for PNG's embattled health department...

A new appointment has been made to Papua New Guinea's embattled health department, after the current health secretary's contract expired this week....

 2020-01-20 22:13 

WTOP

Former inmate shares message of transformation on MLK Day...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown-Long, who was released from prison in August, shared a message of transformation, appreciation and......

 2020-01-20 22:13 

Radio France International

Petagna ignites SPAL comeback to shock Atalanta...

Andrea Petagna ignited a come-from-behind victory for struggling SPAL to hand his former club Atalanta a shock 2-1 defeat in Serie A on Monday.The Champions League-chasing side from Bergamo had won their last two home games against AC Milan and Parma with...

 2020-01-20 22:13 

WTOP

DC parade honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr....

A cold but bright and sunny day welcomed parade-goers and participants who gathered in Southeast D.C. to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See video....

 2020-01-20 22:06 

WTOP

California police: Driver rammed into car, killing 3 teens...

TEMESCAL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing......

 2020-01-20 22:04 

Radio France International

Soap opera actress reportedly in line to be Brazil's culture chief...

A famous soap opera actress met Monday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to talk about becoming culture secretary, replacing a man fired over a speech that appeared to quote Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. "We are engaged...

 2020-01-20 22:02 

WTOP

Major doctors' group calls for US to assure coverage for all...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care an election-year priority, a major doctors' organization on Monday called for sweeping government action......

 2020-01-20 22:02 

Radio France International

Jones wants England to clear the air over World Cup, Saracens scandal...

Eddie Jones hopes a "long debrief" will allow England to focus firmly on the Six Nations without their upcoming Championship campaign being overshadowed by any lingering World Cup regrets and the Saracens salary-cap scandal.The England coach's...

 2020-01-20 22:01 

VOA

ILO: Labor Inequality Threatens Social Cohesion...

The International Labor Organization warns that rising unemployment and inequality are preventing people from working their way out of poverty and threatening social cohesion.For the ninth consecutive year, the International Labor Organization reports glo...

 2020-01-20 21:55 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Parents Relieved LI School Near Cesspool Closing After Years Of Illness Complaints...

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Some parents and teachers are relieved after the superintendent decided to close Northport Middle School after students have become sick.Parents have been voicing their concerns about smells coming from inside school for years....

 2020-01-20 21:55 

WTOP

Justice Dept. memos back defiance of impeachment subpoenas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday released Justice Department legal opinions meant to bolster its case for defying......

 2020-01-20 21:52 

VOA

Thousands of Armed US Gun Rights Activists Join Peaceful Virginia Rally...

More than 22,000 armed gun-rights activists peacefully filled the streets around Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest gun-control legislation making its way through the newly Democratic-controlled state legislature.Despite fears that neo-N...

 2020-01-20 21:49 

WTOP

Tesla disputes claims its cars can accelerate on their own...

Tesla is disputing claims by a California man that all three models of the company's cars can suddenly speed up......

 2020-01-20 21:42 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup...

Monday's defeat won't stop the Brexit bill becoming long, but it could delay its passage....

 2020-01-20 21:32 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Human-To-Human Transmission Confirmed In China Coronavirus...

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely....

 2020-01-20 21:30 

Radio New Zealand

National calls for investigation on Shane Jones and forestry company...

The National Party says the Regional Development Minister has serious questions to answer about his knowledge of a forestry company's application for $15m from the Provincial Growth Fund....

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