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 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 02:45 

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 02:29 

1010 WINS

Dept. of Education: List of 12 NYC buildings with confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday...

The NYC Department of Education on Thursday night sent out a list of buildings that had a confirmed case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Sept. 23....

 2020-09-25 02:27 

Radio New Zealand

Partial reverse of livestock ban if Labour elected - O'Connor...

The Minister of Agriculture has unveiled policy that would allow some live cattle exports to be permitted from late next month....

 2020-09-25 02:26 

WTOP

No. 16 Tennessee looks for seventh straight win in opener...

No. 16 Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network). Line: Tennessee by 3 1/2. Series record:......

 2020-09-25 02:24 

Radio New Zealand

Rotorua climate action plan: a vision for the future, or a pipe dream?...

Rotorua Lakes Council's climate action plan stated the main climate risks for the district were extremes of heat, wind, rainfall, cold and drought....

 2020-09-25 02:17 

Radio New Zealand

Winston Peters says NZ First 'staved off any action' on Ihumtao before election...

NZ First leader Winston Peters has used a speech at Orewa to call protesters objecting to a housing development at Ihumtao...

 2020-09-25 02:15 

Radio France International

Latin America's virus victims, and the spaces they leave behind...

An untouched exercise bike, a guitar that has gone silent, an empty couch -- these are just a few of the cherished possessions and everyday habits that tell the story of those who have died from Covid-19.The global pandemic has claimed nearly one million ...

 2020-09-25 02:12 

Radio New Zealand

Tonga Rugby Union facing financial oblivion...

The Tonga Rugby Union is facing financial oblivion if it fails to sign up to a new governing arrangement....

 2020-09-25 02:06 

WTOP

Blue Jays clinch 1st playoff spot since 2016, beat Yanks 4-1...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu pitched seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first postseason......

 2020-09-25 01:54 

WTOP

Loyd scores 20 points, Storm beat Lynx for 2-0 series lead...

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 89-79 on Thursday......

 2020-09-25 01:54 

1010 WINS

VIDEO: Fauci says even if vaccine is effective, you'll still need to socially distance, wear mask...

An effective COVID-19 vaccine doesn't mean you'll be tossing your masks and no longer social distancing, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday during a Facebook Live chat with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy....

 2020-09-25 01:51 

WTOP

Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in Xinjiang...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China appeared to be expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities......

 2020-09-25 01:51 

Radio France International

Chinese swimmer goes from Olympic podium to river police...

Jiang Haiqi starred alongside the controversial Sun Yang in winning a historic relay swimming bronze medal for China at the London 2012 Olympics.But now he is doing national duty of a very different kind -- as a policeman saving lives on Shanghai's Hu...

 2020-09-25 01:49 

VOA

Long-awaited Facebook Oversight Board to Launch in October...

Facebook's highly anticipated independent oversight board, a group that will be empowered to overrule the company's leadership on issues pertaining to the platform's content moderation decisions, plans to launch in October, just in time for th...

 2020-09-25 01:45 

Radio France International

Louisville heads for another night under curfew amid Breonna Taylor protests...

Louisville began another night under curfew Thursday after the Kentucky city was rocked by protests over the news that no one would face charges for the police killing of Breonna Taylor -- a decision her family lawyer blamed on the "devil of racism.&#...

 2020-09-25 01:43 

WTOP

Saints need better Brees vs. Rodgers, potent Packers...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unless Drew Brees musters his first vintage performance of 2020, the Saints could struggle to keep......

 2020-09-25 01:42 

Radio France International

Ahki's Toulouse to 'push on' with Champions Cup semi-final...

Former New Zealand under-20s centre Pita Ahki said Toulouse have learnt from last season's European Champions Cup last four defeat to Leinster ahead of travelling to Exeter Chiefs on Sunday.The record four-time continental champions are 80 minutes awa...

 2020-09-25 01:40 

VOA

Apple Critics Form Coalition to Challenge App Store Fees...

A group of Apple Inc.'s critics, including Spotify Technology SA, Match Group Inc. and...

 2020-09-25 01:40 

WTOP

Police investigating shooting at DC-Maryland border that sent 2 to hospital...

Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the D.C.-Maryland border....

 2020-09-25 01:36 

Radio France International

Despite progress, black directors still struggle to break through...

Black directors including Jordan Peele ("Get Out"), Ryan Coogler ("Black Panther") and Barry Jenkins ("Moonlight") have enjoyed huge success in recent years -- but for many African-American filmmakers, Hollywood remains far from we...

 2020-09-25 01:36 

WTOP

Incautan 345.000 condones usados que limpiaron y vendieron como nuevos...

(CNN Espaol) La polica de Vietnam confisc cerca de 345.000 condones usados, que se limpiaron y revendieron como nuevos.......

 2020-09-25 01:36 

WTOP

Chirinos homers as Mets maintain playoff hopes, top Nats 3-2...

Robinson Chirinos homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Thursday night to keep their flickering postseason hopes alive....

 2020-09-25 01:35 

Herman Cain

Video Shows BLM Protesters Segregating by Race and Gender...

Protests broke out in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday after no murder charges were announced following a grand jury investigation into the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor. But based on video footage from reporter Brendan Gutenschwager, who appears...

 2020-09-25 01:35 

VOA

Winter Weather Could Increase Spread of COVID-19...

As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases.But experts say it is still too early to know exactly how seasons will affect the virus. They emphasize that human behavior...

 2020-09-25 01:32 

VOA

US House Democrats Crafting New $2.2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package...

Democrats in the U.S....

 2020-09-25 01:31 

WTOP

WNBA Playoff Glance...

All Times Eastern (Seeding in parentheses; home team listed last) All games played at Bradenton, Fla. First Round (Single Elimination)......

 2020-09-25 01:31 

Radio Free Asia

Vietnamese Political Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike...

Activists are thought to be protesting prison conditions and human rights violations....

 2020-09-25 01:30 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji health workers warned about refusing to work afterhours...

Fiji's healthcare workers who refuse to provide services to the public after hours have been warned they risk being terminated from their jobs....

 2020-09-25 01:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A bouncing baby orca boy! And other promising killer whale news from Puget Sound...

On the day the orca baby was born, the whales partied into the night....

 2020-09-25 01:29 

WTOP

MLB moving amateur draft to All-Star week in July...

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Baseball is moving its amateur draft to the All-Star break beginning next season. A three-day......

 2020-09-25 01:26 

WTOP

Indians beat Chisox for 4-game sweep, playoff seeds at stake...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jos Ramrez delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the......

 2020-09-25 01:26 

WTOP

Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over......

 2020-09-25 01:24 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland most pessimistic region about keeping jobs - survey...

Labour market confidence remains deeply depressed as people face the prospect of being out of work when the wage subsidies come to an end....

 2020-09-25 01:24 

Radio New Zealand

Dome Valley landfill would have 'unacceptable' effect on ecology - Auckland Council...

Auckland Council is recommending plans for a controversial rubbish dump earmarked for Dome Valley be declined....

 2020-09-25 01:18 

WTOP

Argentine lawmaker suspended for conduct in virtual session...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was suspended Thursday for inappropriate conduct with a woman during a virtual......

 2020-09-25 01:02 

VOA

Experts: China's 'Coercive' Labor Policy Pushing Uighurs Out of Traditional Livelihoods...

While more details are emerging about the alleged coercive labor of Uighurs and other minorities in Xinjiang region, some China observers say Beijing's efforts are strategically calculated to change the traditional livelihood of rural residents by pus...

 2020-09-25 01:01 

WTOP

Owner of fire-stricken ship to pay $1.8M for Sri Lankan help...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The owner of a large oil tanker that caught fire off Sri Lanka's coast has......

 2020-09-25 01:01 

WTOP

Struggling Vikings need rookie WR Jefferson to develop fast...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Justin Jefferson is not used to losing, coming from college powerhouse LSU. His first two professional......

 2020-09-25 01:00 

Radio Australia

Wil Paterson aka Mr Ordinary — Not Quite What I Had Planned...

Wil Patterson was a suburban dad who wanted all the good things in life for his family. Then he made a decision which upended everything...

 2020-09-25 00:59 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Amazon's vision for the future: Cameras flying around your home, and in your car to record police stops...

This week, Amazon unveiled a bunch of new products including many with cameras in them. KUOW looked into the potential benefits and some of the security concerns....

 2020-09-25 00:56 

WTOP

Korn Ferry Tour Wichita Open Scores...

Thursday At Crestview Country Club Wichita, Kan. Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 6,913; Par: 70 First Round Zecheng Dou 32-31_63 Jared Wolfe......

 2020-09-25 00:56 

WTOP

Reporter arrested after deputies' shooting won't be charged...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A radio reporter taken into custody while covering a demonstration the night two Los Angeles County......

 2020-09-25 00:55 

Radio New Zealand

Officials warn of heavy traffic and disruption in Auckland...

Auckland transport authorities are warning motorists of the possibility of very heavy traffic from now as holiday traffic coincides with disruption caused by closures of lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge....

 2020-09-25 00:54 

WTOP

Korn Ferry Tour Wichita Open Scores...

Thursday At Crestvie Country Club Wichita, Kansas Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 6,913; Par: 70 First Round Zecheng Dou 32-31_63 Jared Wolfe......

 2020-09-25 00:53 

WTOP

Donald says Bills don't need double teams: "I'm just a guy"...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald chuckled when he was told Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll jokingly suggested that......

 2020-09-25 00:52 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Citizen Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Ransomware Plot Against Tesla...

A Russian man accused of offering $1 million to an employee of U.S. electric car company Tesla to enable a ransomware attack denied wrongdoing on September 24 before a judge in Nevada....

 2020-09-25 00:51 

WTOP

Korn Ferry Tour Wichita Open Scores...

Sunday At Crestvie Country Club Wichita, Kansas Purse: $600,000 Yardage: 6,913; Par: 70 First Round Zecheng Dou 32-31_63-7 Jared Wolfe......

 2020-09-25 00:51 

WTOP

Groups decry proposal to roll back Alaska forest protections...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to exempt the country's largest national forest from a ban......

 2020-09-25 00:50 

WTOP

Rio's Carnival parade plans suspended because of pandemic...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro on Thursday delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying the global spectacle cannot......

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