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 2020-08-07 10:45 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Con Edison Investigating Widespread Power Outage In Upper Manhattan...

Power was restored to Upper Manhattan on Friday morning after a brief outage put a swath of neighborhoods in the dark, officials said. But about an hour later, another large outage was reported in Queens....

 2020-08-07 10:37 

WTOP

Md. state trooper wrote fake DUIs — everything made up...

A Maryland state trooper assigned to a law enforcement program focused on reducing alcohol related crashes has plead guilty to making up DUI arrests....

 2020-08-07 10:36 

WTOP

South African rugby aims for September restart without fans...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Rugby in South Africa is aiming to restart next month after the government gave......

 2020-08-07 10:28 

1010 WINS

Widespread power outage hits Upper Manhattan, Con Edison 'investigating' as service returns...

Power was beginning to be restored to Upper Manhattan on Friday morning after a brief outage put a swath of neighborhoods in the dark, officials said....

 2020-08-07 10:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Court Reduces Kitatta Sentence to 3 Years...

They were sentenced to a maximum sentence of ten years for each of the offenses but they were to run co currently....

 2020-08-07 10:00 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Officers Sentenced for Torturing Civilians...

The Division Spokesperson, Maj. Charles Kabona says Lt. Denis Gumisiriza and his co-accused were deployed in Kyarenga, Ruborogota sub-county in Isingiro district to enforce the Health Ministry Covid19 preventive guidelines and presidential directives....

 2020-08-07 09:44 

VOA

Thai Protesters Demand Drastic Changes in Political System...

Protesters in Thailand are pressing on with their demands for the dissolution of parliament, new elections and changing the constitution.Leaders said Friday they would step up pressure on the government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha if it failed to ...

 2020-08-07 09:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Fishermen Demand Immediate Release of Their Impounded Fishing Gear...

Henry Irumba, the LC 1 Chairperson Kaiso Landing site, says the families of the affected fishermen are experiencing untold suffering since they can no longer afford proving for their families.The boats and Engines were confiscated in April this year after...

 2020-08-07 09:41 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Thousands In Belarus Attend 'Canceled' Opposition Rally Despite Pressure...

Thousands of people gathered in a park in the Belarusian capital in support of opposition presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya after she had to cancel her campaign event following the city authorities' abrupt decision to replace her rallies...

 2020-08-07 09:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Italian Wine Windows Open During Pandemic, Bringing Back Bubonic Plague Tradition...

Businesses in Italy are beginning to sell wine and other drinks out of small pint-sized holes. The tradition dates back to the 1600s during the bubonic plague pandemic....

 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

Drug Smuggling Cat Escapes From Sri Lankan Prison...

A cat was caught at a jail in Sri Lanka with drugs and SIM cards attached around its neck. The feline smuggler managed to evade authorities and hasn't been back since....

 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

'All Bark And No Bite': Trump Holds Prescription Drug-Pricing Order In Search Of Deal...

Two weeks after President Trump signed an executive order "Lowering Drug Prices By Putting America First," the White House still hasn't released the text of the order. The unorthodox move is apparently a leverage play, an attempt to squeeze dr...

 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

With Focus On Redistricting, Democrats Place New Emphasis On Statehouses...

Ten years ago, Republicans flipped 20 state legislative chambers, seizing control of district mapmaking in many states after the decennial census. That cemented GOP dominance at the state and congressional levels for most of the last decade. This time, De...

 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

Italian Wine Windows Open During Pandemic, Bringing Back Bubonic Plague Tradition...

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 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not...

The country needs as many as 100,000 contact tracers to fight the pandemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Congress in June. We need billions of dollars to fund them, public health leaders pleaded in April . But in Aug...

 2020-08-07 09:40 

WSHU

A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious...

A lanky, long-haired kid stands in front of a stack of shelves lined with more than a dozen varieties of canned beans. He's 10, and his name is Wiley. He's got a shopping list in his hand and a mask on his face. This is the first time he's bee...

 2020-08-07 09:36 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Drug Smuggling Cat Escapes From Sri Lankan Prison...

A cat was caught at a jail in Sri Lanka with drugs and SIM cards attached around its neck. The feline smuggler managed to evade authorities and hasn't been back since....

 2020-08-07 09:22 

WTOP

La economa del Lbano ya estaba en crisis. Entonces ocurri la explosin en Beirut...

Londres (CNN Business) — La cataclsmica explosin en Beirut, la capital del Lbano, se encamina a enviar una economa que......

 2020-08-07 09:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Kwania Receives Shs. 1.7B for Upgrading Two Health Centers...

Bazil Okello Onac, the Kwania District Chairperson has asked residents to be patient with government regarding service delivery in their area. He assured them that government is committed to fulfilling its pledge as far as infrastructural development is c...

 2020-08-07 09:15 

WTOP

Britain braces for record-breaking high temperatures...

LONDON (AP) — Britain braced for record-breaking temperatures Friday as forecasters warned the public to take additional care in the......

 2020-08-07 09:12 

WTOP

The Latest: French investigators seeking Beirut blast clues...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A team of 22 French......

 2020-08-07 09:05 

WTOP

Chesapeake Bay lighthouse repairs nearly complete...

Maryland's Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse near Annapolis is the last surviving screw-pile lighthouse that is still in its original location, and still being used for navigational purposes....

 2020-08-07 09:05 

VOA

Mexico Megachurch Leader Remains Jailed...

Bail for the leader of a Mexican megachurch nearly doubled to $90 million after prosecutors expanded charges against him, including child rape, and possession of child pornography.The new bail ruling by a Los Angeles judge ensures Naason Joaquin Garcia, o...

 2020-08-07 09:05 

WTOP

UK vows action after record-high migrant crossing of Channel...

LONDON (AP) — The British government vowed Friday to strengthen border measures after a record daily number of people crossed......

 2020-08-07 09:03 

WTOP

Monsoon flood, mudslide kill 5 in India, disaster teams sent...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A mudslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain and flooding killed at least five people in southern......

 2020-08-07 09:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious...

Online instruction is hard, right? Well there's a teacher—a chef, actually—who appears to have cracked the code. She says her cooking classes for kids work better now than when they were in person....

 2020-08-07 09:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not...

NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed....

 2020-08-07 09:01 

WSHU

'We're Risking Our Lives': Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay...

For the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, correctional officer Kareen "Troy" Troitino says things were "pretty relaxed" at FCI Miami. There were no cases of COVID-19 at the low-security federal prison, which currently houses so...

 2020-08-07 09:00 

Radio New Zealand

Lockdown climate benefits not lasting, scientists warn...

Reduced emissions during lockdown will not produce lasting benefits without further action, a leading climate change policy expert says....

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

My Story: A. Scott Bolden...

Editor's note: We are starting a new feature called "My Story," in which business executives share their personal and professional......

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

Viewpoint: For the love, keep your masks on!...

This quarantine has certainly made me want to see all of your smiling faces in person once again. But not......

 2020-08-07 09:00 

WTOP

The week in bankruptcies: One entity in Greater Washington...

The Washington Business Journal offers a weekly roundup of bankruptcy filings in the region based on public records collected by......

 2020-08-07 08:59 

VOA

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West...

Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials -- and scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that th...

 2020-08-07 08:58 

WTOP

The Latest: Switzerland signs vaccine deal with Moderna...

GENEVA — The Swiss federal government has struck a deal with Moderna to supply Switzerland with 4.5 million doses of......

 2020-08-07 08:57 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Defer UGX 990B Loan for Irrigation, Enterprise Development...

The project is expected to benefit 63,200 smallholder farmers in Isingiro, Kanungu, Lamwo, Lira, Tororo, Mukono, Wakiso, Mpigi, and Rukungiri districts. Under the project, the government plans to build two new large-scale public irrigation schemes in Kabu...

 2020-08-07 08:55 

WTOP

Australia leader refuses to attack political foes over virus...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Friday rejected demands from within his own conservative party to publicly attack......

 2020-08-07 08:53 

WTOP

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science...

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study......

 2020-08-07 08:52 

WTOP

Racial equity, police reform discussed in Virginia town hall...

Community and state leaders, law enforcement, activists and experts spoke during a town hall on racial equity and policing reform organized by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam....

 2020-08-07 08:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Naguru Police Kids Soccer Academy Struggles to Secure Home Ground...

Isaac Sikubwabo, the assistant team captain of Police FC's Under-17 team says the academy requires both moral and financial support to improve its ability to identify and promote talent in the country....

 2020-08-07 08:31 

WTOP

Perez to miss 2nd F1 race after positive coronavirus test...

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Sergio Perez will miss a second Formula One race at Silverstone this week after again testing......

 2020-08-07 08:28 

WTOP

Summer hockey is looking like a very young man's game...

After making his playoff debut at age 19 and winning the Stanley Cup at 20, Brandon Saad knows all about......

 2020-08-07 08:28 

Radio New Zealand

Softly softly from Labour; full steam ahead for the Nats...

Analysis: National entices voters with big infrastructure projects, Judith Collins rips into Jacinda Ardern and Parliament passes a bill that could affect every tenant in the country....

 2020-08-07 08:25 

WTOP

The Latest: ICC reports surge in video views during pandemic...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ What did cricket fans do......

 2020-08-07 08:22 

WTOP

Lakers not exactly rolling along as playoffs approach...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This is the land of in-between for the Los Angeles Lakers. Games right now......

 2020-08-07 08:21 

WTOP

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges...

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years......

 2020-08-07 08:21 

WTOP

Protesters seek to block eviction of left-wing Berlin bar...

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of police faced off against protesters trying to stop the eviction Friday of a left-wing bar......

 2020-08-07 08:20 

WTOP

Wine of the Week: Pinot Grigio wines to beat the heat...

Continuing last week's theme, WTOP wine expert Scott Greenberg has another option for cooling down the palate in the summer heat....

 2020-08-07 08:19 

WTOP

Traditional Afghan council meets on release of 400 Taliban...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traditional council met Friday in Afghanistan's capital to decide whether to release a final 400......

 2020-08-07 08:18 

Radio New Zealand

Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi 'fully divided' on Treaty settlement negotiations...

At least three hap have written formal requests to Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little to stop negotiating the Whakathea Treaty settlement with its pre-settlement trust....

 2020-08-07 08:16 

WTOP

Day Turns Up Heat in Warmer-Than-Expected Round 1 of PGA...

Bad backs, creaky knees, hardly any applause and one guy who even snapped his driver in two — there was......

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