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 2020-08-07 13:30 

Federal News Network

Thousands seek refuge as high heat slams Britain, France...

Thousands in Britain and France are seeking refuge from searing heat, mobbing beaches and parks despite warnings to keep their distance from others amid the COVID-19 pandemic......

 2020-08-07 13:28 

WSHU

Criminal Justice During Protest & Pandemic...

When people live through extraordinary times, they're challenged to rethink the social structures and systems that they once accepted as normal. Criminal justice is one system that has been fiercely called into question. The death of George Floyd by p...

 2020-08-07 13:27 

WTOP

Baltimore police leaders ask to fire officers facing charges...

Police leaders in Baltimore have asked Maryland lawmakers to change a state law to allow them to fire officers who have been charged with a crime....

 2020-08-07 13:26 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Powerless Customers Trying To Reach PSEG Long Island Left Frustrated...

Customers say it's been frustrating getting through to PSEG Long Island amid widespread power outages caused by Isaias....

 2020-08-07 13:24 

Federal News Network

VIRUS DIARY: We eloped, just not the way we'd planned...

For one writer, plans to elope took an unexpected turn when the virus hit......

 2020-08-07 13:24 

WTOP

VIRUS DIARY: We eloped, just not the way we'd planned...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The plan was to elope in April in New York City, where my fiancee, Julie......

 2020-08-07 13:24 

VOA

Angry Lebanese Blame Political Elites for Explosion...

Angry protesters clashed with police late Thursday in Lebanon's capital over the blast that killed more than 130 people earlier in the week.Riot police used tear gas to disperse the crowd gathered near an entrance of parliament in central Beirut, afte...

 2020-08-07 13:23 

Federal News Network

Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English football...

Clubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary caps......

 2020-08-07 13:23 

WTOP

Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English football...

LONDON (AP) — Clubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary......

 2020-08-07 13:22 

WTOP

Alabama high school football team, band under quarantine...

ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — The entire football team and marching band at a small-town Alabama high school are under quarantine......

 2020-08-07 13:18 

Federal News Network

What feds need to know about the upcoming paid parental leave program...

New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management detail how federal employees can use the highly-anticipated new paid parental leave program, which goes into effect in less than three months....

 2020-08-07 13:18 

Federal News Network

Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards...

First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O......

 2020-08-07 13:18 

WTOP

Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the......

 2020-08-07 13:17 

VOA

India Records 2 Million COVID-19 Cases...

With the fastest COVID-19 growth in the world, India has raced past 2 million cases, as public health experts warn that the pandemic in the world's second most populous country will not slow anytime soon. The grim milestone came as tens of thousands o...

 2020-08-07 13:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Welcomes EC Guidelines On Electoral Processes...

Enanga says the guidelines will help police and sister security agencies to enforce the implementation of all health and safety guidelines issued by the Health Ministry....

 2020-08-07 13:15 

WTOP

Fuel loading begins at 1st nuclear plant in Belarus...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Loading of nuclear fuel started Friday at Belarus' first nuclear plant, which has raised concern in......

 2020-08-07 13:13 

WTOP

US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has weakened...

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound....

 2020-08-07 13:11 

VOA

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off From Cape Canaveral...

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida early Friday, carrying 57 Starlink satellites for the company's internet satellite constellation system.The rocket also carried two spacecraft for Spaceflight customer BlackSky. Shortly ...

 2020-08-07 13:08 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

No Coronavirus Postponement And No Front-Runners So Far In Kyrgyz Elections...

Kyrgyzstan is readying for parliamentary elections in October that the pandemic and a sweeping reorganization of its political parties ensure will be very different from any of its previous votes....

 2020-08-07 13:07 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Kelsey Leonard: What If Lakes And Rivers Had Legal Rights?...

Water is life. Yet in the eyes of the law, it remains largely unprotected. Legal scholar Kelsey Leonard says granting water bodies legal personhood can transform how we value this vital resource....

 2020-08-07 13:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Colette Pichon Battle: How Can We Prepare For The Next Hurricane Katrina?...

Sea level rise will displace millions by 2100 — and the Louisiana bayous, where Colette Pichon Battle lives, may disappear entirely. She describes how we can avert the worst when disaster strikes....

 2020-08-07 13:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Kelsey Leonard: How Did We Lose Our Connection To Water?...

Kelsey Leonard was taught we are born with a deep connection to water and a duty to protect it. But today, she says, most of us have lost that connection—and the world is suffering because of it....

 2020-08-07 13:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

LaToya Ruby Frazier: What Is The Human Cost Of Toxic Water And Environmental Racism?...

Flint, Michigan is the site of one of the worst ongoing water crises in recent U.S. history. Artist LaToya Ruby Frazier has spent years capturing the stories of life living with toxic water....

 2020-08-07 13:03 

VOA

Russian Court Sentences Young Activists for Extremism...

A Moscow court convicted 7 young Russians on extremism charges Thursday — sentencing several of the group to lengthy prison sentences in a closely watched case that seemed to encapsulate the limits of political youth activism in today's Russia. ...

 2020-08-07 12:59 

WTOP

Europeans urge fair election in Belarus, criticize run-up...

BERLIN (AP) — Top European officials urged Belarusian authorities on Friday to ensure a free and fair presidential election this......

 2020-08-07 12:52 

WTOP

Chancellor: University System of Maryland projects $425M in losses in fiscal 2021...

University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay Perman said the system projects a total loss of about $425 million in the......

 2020-08-07 12:50 

VOA

US Adds 1.8 Million Jobs in Sign Hiring Has Slowed...

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound.With confirmed viral cases still elevated in much of the nation and ...

 2020-08-07 12:50 

WCBS Newsradio 880

US Adds 1.8 Million Jobs In July, Unemployment Dips To 10.2%...

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound....

 2020-08-07 12:50 

WTOP

Bulgaria: Police remove tent camps, protesters vow to stay...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian police on Friday removed dozens of tent camps that had blocked key city intersections across......

 2020-08-07 12:50 

WTOP

Virginia looks to hire 100 to enforce Covid-19 regulations on businesses...

The Virginia Department of Health is looking to hire 100 temporary workers to respond to complaints about businesses failing to......

 2020-08-07 12:50 

WSHU

Long Road To Recovery: Hiring Slows In July, As U.S. Employers Add 1.8 Million Jobs...

Updated at 8:45 a.m. ET U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs last month, as the unemployment rate dipped to 10.2%. The pace of hiring slowed from June, when employers added a record 4.8 million jobs. That suggests a long road back to full employment for ...

 2020-08-07 12:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Police to First Clear Campaign Venues - EC...

When asked whether the Police will not use this to deny candidate permission to hold campaign meetings, Byabakama said, this will not happen because during the time of elections, the Public Order Management Act which the police uses to regulate meetings, ...

 2020-08-07 12:45 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Putin, Lukashenka Discuss Detainment Of Russian Vagner Mercenaries In Belarus...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka have discussed the recent detainment of 33 mercenaries from the private Russian security firm Vagner Group in Belarus....

 2020-08-07 12:45 

Uganda Radio Network

70- year-old Succumbs to COVID-19...

A statement from Ministry of Health shows that the deceased was taken to Lubaga Hospital on July 24th while presenting with Covid19 like symptoms including fever and cough. Further investigations also revealed that the deceased was diabetic, a risk factor...

 2020-08-07 12:43 

VOA

US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases...

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continues to have more cases than any place else with nearly 4.9 million, followed by Brazil w...

 2020-08-07 12:39 

1010 WINS

US unemployment falls to 10.2% as job growth slows to 1.8M in July...

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound....

 2020-08-07 12:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Long Road To Recovery: Hiring Slows In July, As U.S. Employers Add 1.8 Million Jobs...

U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, down from 4.8 million the month before. The unemployment rate inched down to 10.2%....

 2020-08-07 12:33 

WTOP

Data Doctors: 4 tips for buying a new laptop...

If you're in the market for a new laptop, Data Doctors' Ken Colburn breaks down four key aspects to looks for....

 2020-08-07 12:32 

WFAN Sports Radio

Yankees Rattled by Phillies Fans' Air Horn...

On Thursday night, Yankees' manager Aaron Boone complained to the umpiring crew about an air horn that was going off outside the stadium. Boone was upset with the timing of the air horn....

 2020-08-07 12:31 

WTOP

Headstrong fox freed from DC fence...

A fox that got its head stuck in the fence of a District home is once again roaming the D.C. area....

 2020-08-07 12:30 

WFAN Sports Radio

What Islanders Must Do To Finish Off Panthers in Four...

The Islanders lead the Panthers 2-1 heading into Friday's Game 4 - and they'll need to go back to their Games 1 and 2 approach to not see the series come down to the decider....

 2020-08-07 12:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Gulu NRM Delegates Undergo Mandatory Covid-19 Testing...

Samuel Agwani Oyet, the Gulu District NRM Media Coordinator, says the exercise is line with the top party organ, the Central Executive Committee-CEC....

 2020-08-07 12:23 

Federal News Network

Virus aid talks on brink of collapse; sides 'very far apart'...

A marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators on vital COVID-19 rescue money......

 2020-08-07 12:23 

WTOP

Virus aid talks on brink of collapse; sides 'very far apart'...

Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators....

 2020-08-07 12:16 

1010 WINS

NYC men arrested in $3 million marijuana bust in Massachusetts...

Two men from New York City allegedly ran a multi-million-dollar marijuana grow operation out of a Massachusetts home....

 2020-08-07 12:16 

WTOP

President's virus swagger fuels anger ahead of Belarus vote...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As Kseniya Milya's grandfather lay dying of COVID-19 at a hospital in Belarus' capital of Minsk,......

 2020-08-07 12:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Fuel Loading Starts At Belarus's New Astravets Nuclear Plant...

Belarus has begun loading fuel into the first of two reactors at its new Russian-built Astravets nuclear power plant, which it says it expects to become operational later this year....

 2020-08-07 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle Now: Drunk with power...

The dog days of summer are upon us. even thouhg it's a pandemic summer. KUOW's Jeannie Yandel and writer Molly Wizenberg are here to talk back to school, kiddie pool shortages and, most importantly, ice cream....

 2020-08-07 12:04 

Federal News Network

Protected: Network modernization is a mission imperative...
 2020-08-07 12:01 

WTOP

England's cricket tour of India postponed due to pandemic...

LONDON (AP) — England's cricket tour of India that was scheduled to start in late September has been postponed until......

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