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 2020-09-25 04:35 

WTOP

Review: 'Antebellum' undercuts creative thriller premise with structural issues...

Even the most shocking movie twists can be undercut by a scattershot execution. That's the case with the straight-to-streaming release of "Antebellum.";...

 2020-09-25 04:34 

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Mattingly's Marlins could clinch berth at Yankee Stadium...

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly returns this weekend to the Bronx, where his best years as a player always ended......

 2020-09-25 04:32 

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Molina leads Cards over Brewers 4-2 to open key 5-game set...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a......

 2020-09-25 04:31 

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Lpez, Marlins boost playoff hopes by beating Braves 4-2...

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Berti had three hits, including a two-run double, Pablo Lpez allowed only two hits in five......

 2020-09-25 04:22 

VOA

Vatican, China to Continue Engagement Despite US Criticism...

The Vatican and China are expected to renew a deal on the appointment of Catholic bishops in China, despite U.S. pressure for the Holy See to take a more critical position on Beijing. Citing a senior Vatican source, the Reuters News Agency said Pope Franc...

 2020-09-25 04:21 

VOA

Afghan Talks: Despite Initial Hiccups, Hope for Peace Remains...

Even as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his demand for a cease-fire, few watching the peace talks in Doha expected a positive response from the Taliban....

 2020-09-25 04:20 

Radio New Zealand

Guam records 39th victim of Covid as some restrictions eased...

While Guam winds down some of its Covid-19 restrictions the island has recorded its 39th death from the virus....

 2020-09-25 04:16 

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Thomas returns from shoulder injury to lead Sun past Aces...

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas, knocked out of Game 2 two days ago by a dislocated shoulder, made a......

 2020-09-25 04:13 

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Alyssa Thomas returns from injury to lead Sun past Aces...

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas, knocked out of Game 2 two days ago by a dislocated shoulder, made a......

 2020-09-25 04:12 

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Megan Thee Stallion says person who shot her was Tory Lanez...

More than a month after she was shot in the feet after a party in the Hollywood Hills, Megan Thee Stallion said for the first time Thursday night that fellow hip-hop star Tory Lanez was the person who pulled the trigger....

 2020-09-25 04:06 

Radio France International

Lakers hold off Nuggets, take 3-1 series lead...

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 60 points as the top seeded Los Angeles Lakers seized control of their Western Conference finals series with a 114-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday.James finished with 26 points, nine rebounds, an...

 2020-09-25 04:04 

Radio France International

Ethiopia's Jawar Mohammed: From Abiy ally to terror trial...

Jawar Mohammed, the Ethiopian media mogul-turned-opposition politician facing trial on terror charges, is no stranger to sparring with the government.When a protest movement first emerged in his native Oromia region five years ago, Jawar used his Oromia M...

 2020-09-25 04:02 

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In despair, protesters take to streets for Breonna Taylor...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some of them raised their fists and called out "Black lives matter!" Others tended to the......

 2020-09-25 04:01 

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AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean...

SEPT. 18-24, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers......

 2020-09-25 04:01 

NPR

'Enola Holmes': Sherlock's Little Sister Gets On His Case...

The new, bright and breezy Netflix movie Enola Holmes stars Millie Bobby Brown as the 16-year-old sister of Sherlock Holmes. She sets out on an adventure when her eccentric mother (Helena Bonham Carter) goes missing. It also features Sam Claflin as her st...

 2020-09-25 04:01 

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Today in History...

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020. There are 97 days left in the......

 2020-09-25 04:00 

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Biden's Scranton vs. Park Ave. appeal targets working class...

Joe Biden stood on the floor of a Wisconsin aluminum plant this week, shed the trappings of his decades in......

 2020-09-25 04:00 

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Virus disrupting Rio's Carnival for first time in a century...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic......

 2020-09-25 03:58 

NPR

Court Orders Census Counting To Continue Through Oct. 31; Appeal Expected...

After the Trump administration made last-minute changes that shortened the 2020 census schedule, a federal judge in California has ordered it to extend counting for another month....

 2020-09-25 03:47 

Radio France International

Iraqi youth with development disorders suffer in, and after, Mosul lockdown...

When Mosul ended its Covid-19 lockdown last month, health specialists faced a disheartening reality: a deterioration among youth with developmental disorders and special needs in the northern Iraqi city.Mosul's few health centres treating these young ...

 2020-09-25 03:42 

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Montgomery County renters report illegal increases during pandemic...

Some Montgomery County, Maryland, residents are complaining of illegal rent increases during the pandemic, despite a 2.6% cap on rent hikes....

 2020-09-25 03:39 

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NBA Daily Playoff Daily Glance...

All Times Eastern All games in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. xif necessary FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Monday, Aug. 17 Denver 135,......

 2020-09-25 03:39 

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Perez, Franco homer as Royals beat Tigers 8-7...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run home run, Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead homer in the......

 2020-09-25 03:39 

Uganda Radio Network

VP Ssekandi Summoned Over Ex-Asian Property...

The summoned property owners are those controlling properties said to be among those left behind by Asians who were expelled from Uganda by former president Idi Amin in 1972....

 2020-09-25 03:39 

WTOP

NBA Daily Playoff Daily Glance...

All Times Eastern All games in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. xif necessary FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Monday, Aug. 17 Denver 135,......

 2020-09-25 03:36 

WTOP

NBA Daily Playoff Daily Glance...

All Times Eastern All games in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. xif necessary FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Monday, Aug. 17 Denver 135,......

 2020-09-25 03:35 

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Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places...

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism......

 2020-09-25 03:35 

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NBA Playoff Glance...

All Times Eastern All games in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) x-if necessary Home team listed last Eastern......

 2020-09-25 03:28 

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Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Different team, familiar result for Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fitzpatrick accounted for three touchdowns......

 2020-09-25 03:26 

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Astros magic number 1 for AL playoff spot after win at Texas...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Bregman's three extra-base hits included one of Houston's four home runs, and the Astros trimmed......

 2020-09-25 03:24 

WTOP

Public input sought for proposed DC Circulator Route in Ward 7...

D.C. is asking the public to weigh in on seven options for a new bus route in Northeast and Southeast neighborhoods....

 2020-09-25 03:22 

Radio New Zealand

Test case needed over business interruption insurance - law firm...

A test case to tease out the fine print in business interruption insurance policies would be helpful, as similar cases are heard overseas, according to one of the country's biggest law firms....

 2020-09-25 03:22 

Radio France International

Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse...

Lorries filled to the brim with goods labour up and down the dangerously winding and precipitous road of Hayjat al-Abed, the mountainous lifeline to Yemen's third largest city.Unlike all other routes linking southwest Taez to the rest of the war-torn ...

 2020-09-25 03:21 

WTOP

No. 3 Oklahoma looks to avoid another loss to Kansas State...

Last year, Oklahoma wasn't fully focused on Kansas State. After the Sooners left Manhattan with a stunning loss that nearly......

 2020-09-25 03:13 

Radio France International

Asian markets rise after tough week but optimism at a premium...

Asian markets rose Friday on bargain-buying after another torrid week for investors, who are growing increasingly concerned about US lawmakers' failure to even hold talks on a new stimulus and surging virus infections that are prompting fresh containm...

 2020-09-25 03:09 

Radio New Zealand

Alice Mason: "I was in the best form of my life as we went into lockdown"...

Alice Mason will line-up in the Rotorua marathon this weekend chasing a third straight title, but she had hoped her major race of 2020 would have been in Tokyo....

 2020-09-25 03:08 

WTOP

Brown, Watkins have big nights in UAB's 42-10 win...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Brown rushed for three touchdowns in setting a UAB career record, fellow senior Austin Watkins......

 2020-09-25 03:08 

Radio France International

Rio postpones world-famous carnival over Covid-19...

Rio de Janeiro's world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February 2021 edition, with Brazil still reeling from Covid-19.Rio's carniv...

 2020-09-25 03:07 

Radio France International

Last stand in Yemen as battle for oil-rich province rages...

Hadi Ahmed wearily sets up a tent in Yemen's Marib province, after fleeing fighting yet again in the government's last northern stronghold which is under intense pressure from Huthi rebels.The Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa ...

 2020-09-25 03:06 

Radio New Zealand

Mental health awareness among Pasifika improving but more to be done...

Despite greater sensitivity around the subject of mental health within New Zealand's Pasifika community, more still needs to be done....

 2020-09-25 03:06 

NPR

Pac-12 Reversal: Football To Start In November...

The conference will play a seven-game season with the championship slated for December. The Big Ten made a similar decision earlier this month. Both say players will receive daily Covid-19 tests....

 2020-09-25 03:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Rejects Calls for COVID-19 Mass Testing...

Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Atim Ogwal had appealed that the government carries out mass testing for COVID-19, given the increasing positive cases and deaths, across the country. As of Wednesday 23rd September, Uganda has so far recorded 7,064 positive COVID-...

 2020-09-25 03:03 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19: Update on locations where family went to while possibly infectious...

Health authorities have now identified 15 locations visited by a family of three when they may have been infectious with Covid-19....

 2020-09-25 02:59 

Radio France International

Australia's Duke heads Al Taawoun into AFC knockouts...

Australian striker Mitchell Duke shrugged off a head injury to put Saudi Arabia's Al Taawoun into the Asian Champions League knockouts with a 1-0 win over Qatar giants Al Duhail on Thursday.Duke's head was heavily bandaged after a clash with Al Du...

 2020-09-25 02:55 

Radio New Zealand

Extra Time: Israel Adesanya gears up for UFC Fight Island...

Mixed martials arts has undoubtedly been on the up and up as a sport in New Zealand in recent years, but that rise reaches a new high point this weekend....

 2020-09-25 02:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Besigye Ridicules Homeschooling Program...

Besigye said that it is a mistake, first of all, to think that the homeschooling program can yield results in Uganda. He also expressed worry that private schools can be left to 'die' under the guise that government schools will cover the gap....

 2020-09-25 02:49 

Radio New Zealand

Bougainville's Toroama sworn in as President...

The new President of Bougainville, Ishmael Toroama, has been sworn in by Supreme Court Justice, Sir Kina Bona, in Buka....

 2020-09-25 02:48 

Radio France International

Argentina lawmaker kisses partner's breast during videoconference...

An Argentine lawmaker was suspended Thursday after kissing his partner's breasts during a parliamentary session being held by videoconference, a scene that quickly went viral on social media.As another MP was making his address on a giant video screen...

 2020-09-25 02:45 

VOA

British Bars, Restaurants Close Early to Curb Virus Surge...

Last call came early Thursday at pubs and bars in England and Wales, as Britain tightened the rules to try to curb a coronavirus surge.The new restrictions, announced Tuesday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, mean that any establishment serving food or dri...

 2020-09-25 02:38 

Radio France International

Witness arrests in gang rape case jolt Egypt's #MeToo...

A climate of fear has gripped Egypt's #MeToo movement as the arrests of witnesses in a high-profile rape case threaten to derail efforts to curb male sexual violence in the Arab country.A group of nine men from wealthy families are suspected of druggi...

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