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 2020-08-02 16:01 

1010 WINS

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flight....

 2020-08-02 15:59 

VOA

White House, Democrats Remain at Odds Over Coronavirus Aid Deal...

The White House and top congressional Democrats remained at odds Sunday over the scope of more assistance for 30 million American workers left unemployed by the coronavirus pandemic. In back-to-back appearances on ABC's "This Week" show, House...

 2020-08-02 15:58 

KBS World

Number of Domestic Tourists to Jeju Island Surpasses Last Year's Total...

[Domestic] : The number of domestic tourists visiting South Korea's southernmost resort island of Jeju during the current summer holiday season surpassed that from last year.According to the Jeju Tourism Association on Monday, 139-thousand-544 tourist...

 2020-08-02 15:53 

KBS World

Daily COVID-19 Increase Drops Below 30 as Local Infections Slow Down...

[Domestic] : Anchor: The daily increase of COVID-19 cases dropped below 30, as local infections slowed in most regions outside the Seoul metropolitan area.Choi You Sun reports.Report: The Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters said as of 12:00 a....

 2020-08-02 15:32 

VOA

Malawi President Introduces Award for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19...

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has announced the introduction of special award for most dedicated health workers in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking during his weekly national address Saturday night, Chakwera said five health workers nominated by v...

 2020-08-02 15:26 

KBS World

Rain-induced Landslide in Pyeongtaek Kills 3 Workers, Injures Another...

[Domestic] : A landslide triggered by ongoing downpours in the nation's central region hit a semiconductor component assembly plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province on Monday, killing at least three workers there. A total of four workers were initiall...

 2020-08-02 15:26 

1010 WINS

Police arrest owners of crowded NYC party boat for violating social distancing orders...

Two owners of an Empire Cruises ship were arrested Saturday night for violating social distancing orders after a crowded party boat was spotted near a Manhattan pier, police said....

 2020-08-02 15:25 

KBS World

DP Chief Vows to Pass Real Estate Bills in Tuesday Plenary Session...

[Politics] : Ruling Democratic Party Chair Lee Hae-chan has vowed to pass bills on the economy and real estate market by all means during Tuesday's plenary session, which is the last day of the July extraordinary assembly.During his party's suprem...

 2020-08-02 15:22 

WTOP

Tropical Storm Isaias expected to bring heavy rain, flood threat to DC region...

Increasing chances of rain are forecast for the D.C. area Monday, as Tropical Storm Isaias continues moving up the east coast....

 2020-08-02 15:22 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarusian President Lukashenka To Address Nation Days Before Toughest Reelection Bid...

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka will deliver his state of the union address on August 4, just days before his toughest reelection bid since coming to power more than a quarter century ago....

 2020-08-02 15:20 

VOA

Mexico Captures 'El Marro', Cartel Boss Blamed for Fueling Violence...

The Mexican Army and state security forces have captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a prominent drug gang leader blamed for helping to fuel a major surge in violence in the country in recent years, authorities said on Sunday.Widely known as...

 2020-08-02 15:13 

WTOP

Leading Democratic VP contender Bass defends stance on Cuba...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden's running mate, on Sunday......

 2020-08-02 15:07 

WCBS Newsradio 880

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Guiding NASA Astronauts To 1st Splashdown In 45 Years...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flight....

 2020-08-02 15:07 

WTOP

SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown......

 2020-08-02 15:04 

WTOP

Marines halt search for 8 missing troops, all presumed dead...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eight troops aboard a landing craft that sank off the Southern California coast during a training......

 2020-08-02 15:01 

WTOP

Insider Q&A: BaseCamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson...

David Heinemeier Hansson has made a name for himself as one of the tech industry's more prominent iconoclasts and industry......

 2020-08-02 15:01 

WTOP

Pac-12 football players urge opt-out amid COVID-19 concerns...

A group of Pac-12 football players say they will not practice or play until their concerns about playing during the......

 2020-08-02 15:00 

WTOP

Hamilton wins British GP to close in on Schumacher's record...

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton held on to win the British Grand Prix on Sunday despite a puncture on......

 2020-08-02 14:52 

WTOP

Iran's stock market hits record high amid battered economy...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Tehran Stock Exchange closed at a record high on Sunday, crossing 2 million points for......

 2020-08-02 14:50 

WTOP

Marines halt search, say all 8 troops in a landing craft that sank off Southern California coast are presumed dead...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marines halt search, say all 8 troops in a landing craft that sank off Southern California......

 2020-08-02 14:50 

1010 WINS

1 dead, 6 injured after boats collide on Long Island...

Two boats collided on waters off of Long Island, killing a 25-year-old man and injuring six others....

 2020-08-02 14:50 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Long Island Boat Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured...

Two boats collided on waters off of Long Island, killing a 25-year-old man and injuring six others....

 2020-08-02 14:45 

VOA

As School Begins amid Virus, Parents See Few Good Options...

John Barrett plans to keep his daughter home from elementary school this year in suburban Atlanta, but he wishes she was going. Molly Ball is sending her teenage sons to school in the same district on Monday, but not without feelings of regret. As the aca...

 2020-08-02 14:43 

KBS World

Authorities Launch Probe into Foreigners Suspected of Rental Income Tax Evasion...

[Domestic] : Tax authorities in South Korea have launched an investigation into dozens of foreigners that own multiple homes and are suspected of evading taxes on their rental income.According to the National Tax Service(NTS) Monday, the probe involves 42...

 2020-08-02 14:42 

VOA

Florida Braces for Tropical Storm Isaias...

Tropical Storm Isaias is moving towards Florida with maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour, Isaias weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday after it blew through the Bahamas. "Don't be fooled by the downgrade," Flori...

 2020-08-02 14:40 

WTOP

Orphaned toddler grows up in shadow of massacre, coronavirus...

An infant boy who survived a shooting last year that left his parents and 21 others dead now likes to......

 2020-08-02 14:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Pastors, 20 Followers Arrested in Mbarara for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines...

The two Pastors were apprehended from their Source of Healing church conducting a church service contrary to Ministry of Health guidelines and Presidential directives....

 2020-08-02 14:33 

1010 WINS

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "The Fi...

 2020-08-02 14:33 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' And 'Natural' Actor, Dies At 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "The Fi...

 2020-08-02 14:21 

WTOP

El Paso marks Walmart shooting anniversary amid pandemic...

When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to......

 2020-08-02 14:10 

KBS World

S. Korea, China to Set Up Online Commerce Committee amid COVID-19 Pandemic...

[Economy] : South Korea and China have agreed to set up a committee on online commerce under their bilateral trade deal to promote non-contact business activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The discussions were held during a virtual meeting of the two sid...

 2020-08-02 14:09 

Uganda Radio Network

More Children Likely to Suffer from Malnutrition...

According to the survey, 57 percent of respondents said that they were forced to eat one type of food as they could not afford to diversify their meals....

 2020-08-02 14:08 

WFAN Sports Radio

WATCH: Aaron Judge Belts Monstrous Home Run in Fourth Straight Game...

It is harder to find anyone hotter than Aaron Judge at the plate right now....

 2020-08-02 14:02 

KBS World

Group Files Complaints against Diplomat Facing Sexual Abuse Charges, FM Kang...

[Domestic] : A South Korean civic group filed a complaint with the prosecution against a diplomat accused of sexual harassment while working in New Zealand, as well as Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha for overlooking the case.According to the group on Mond...

 2020-08-02 13:58 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

COVID-19: Iran Sees Most New Infections In Nearly A Month...

Iranian officials said on August 2 that the latest one-day rise in confirmed coronavirus infections there was the highest in nearly a month....

 2020-08-02 13:48 

WTOP

Annual Sturgis rally expecting 250K, stirring virus concerns...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which......

 2020-08-02 13:48 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Exiled Lukashenka Challenger Said To Leave Moscow For Kyiv...

A critic of Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka who last month fled the country along with his children after his and others' candidacies were rejected for next week's presidential election has reportedly left Russia for neighboring Ukraine...

 2020-08-02 13:47 

WTOP

With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of coronvirus...

NEW YORK (AP) — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty......

 2020-08-02 13:47 

VOA

US Activist Accused of Breaching HK's Security Law Says he Will Not Back Down...

Samuel Chu, one of six activists now living overseas who Hong Kong has reportedly issued arrest warrants for under its new national security law, has told VOA he will not stop fighting for democracy for Hong Kong.According to China's state television,...

 2020-08-02 13:43 

WTOP

Mexico arrests violent gang leader known for emotive videos...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police and military forces said Sunday they have arrested the leader of the Santa Rosa......

 2020-08-02 13:39 

WTOP

Finnish prime minister marries her long-time partner...

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Sunday that she has married her long-time partner, eight months after......

 2020-08-02 13:36 

VOA

Debate Begins for Who's First in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine...

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision....

 2020-08-02 13:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Aspirants in Bundibugyo Turn to Artists to Deliver Campaign Messages...

More and more aspirants including the incumbents have hired artists to compose songs which will motivate the electorate into voting for them....

 2020-08-02 13:25 

WTOP

South Africa hits 500,000 infections but president hopeful...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, but President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday he sees "promising......

 2020-08-02 13:23 

VOA

WHO: Pandemic is Once-in-a-Century Health Crisis...

An Emergency Committee on COVID-19 was convened by the World Health Organization to assess the current status of the pandemic. It is calling for global solidarity in supporting efforts to contain it. Not surprisingly, the Emergency Committee for the fourt...

 2020-08-02 13:02 

WTOP

BOYCOTT GAMES: Fields harbors no anger despite missing '80...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the grand scheme of things, Benn Fields knows he's lucky. His career as an......

 2020-08-02 12:58 

VOA

US Marines Ends Search for Missing Servicemen...

The U.S. Marines says it has ended the search and rescue mission for seven missing Marines and one Sailor following an accident in Southern California. All the service members are presumed dead. "It is with a heavy heart, that I decided to conclude th...

 2020-08-02 12:51 

KBS World

Moon Cancels Summer Vacation amid Damage from Torrential Rains...

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in cancelled his summer vacation this week to check up on the damage from torrential downpours in the country's central region.Moon had traveled to his private residence in the country's southeastern city of Yangsan...

 2020-08-02 12:46 

WTOP

As school begins amid virus, parents see few good options...

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — John Barrett plans to keep his daughter home from elementary school this year in suburban Atlanta,......

 2020-08-02 12:42 

WTOP

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan recovers from coronavirus...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from a Mumbai hospital on Sunday after undergoing three weeks......

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