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 2022-01-20 10:40 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Prosecutor: Norway mass killer still 'a very dangerous man'...

A prosecutor in Norway says a far-right extremist who killed 77 people in 2011 still is "a very dangerous man" and therefore a poor candidate for release...

 2022-01-20 10:38 

NPR

Pa. football coach urges team to help neighbors dig out after a snow storm...

Classes were canceled at Bethel Park High School when this week's snow storm hit. Instead of a weightlifting session, the coach told players to help the community by shoveling driveways — for free....

 2022-01-20 10:35 

WTOP

Prosecutor: Norway mass killer still 'a very dangerous man'...

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A prosecutor in Norway said Thursday that a far-right extremist who killed 77 people in 2011......

 2022-01-20 10:33 

WTOP

Russia accuses West of plotting 'provocations' in Ukraine...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia accused the West on Thursday of plotting "provocations4; in Ukraine even as it blames Moscow of......

 2022-01-20 10:31 

WTOP

Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich...

GENEVA (AP) — Rock 'n' roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc ($76 million) estate......

 2022-01-20 10:31 

WTOP

Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster...

Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster after a raw, emotional debate....

 2022-01-20 10:30 

WTOP

Heavy snow during morning commute could bog down DC region travel...

"If you can delay your travel until after 10 a.m. or 11 a.m., driving conditions will begin to improve," Storm Team4 meteorologist Chuck Bell told WTOP....

 2022-01-20 10:30 

WTOP

Barcelona tells Dembl to find new club this month...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona wants to move France winger Ousmane Dembl before the close of the winter transfer window,......

 2022-01-20 10:28 

Radio France International

Labour vs luxury: virus tracing highlights China's inequality...

One patient recently infected in Beijing went skiing, shopped at Dior and watched live comedy.Another hauled construction waste through the night across China's capital, working more than a dozen odd jobs in two weeks while he searched for a missing s...

 2022-01-20 10:22 

Radio France International

Amazon may quit African HQ deal if blocked, Cape Town court hears...

Construction is already underway for Amazon's four-billion-rand (262-million-dollar, 231-million-euro) African HQ, on land that Khoisan communities hold sacred as a site of their early resistance to European colonisers in 1510.Several Khoisan groups h...

 2022-01-20 10:20 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Emirates to again fly Boeing 777 to US as 5G rollout slowed...

Long-haul carrier Emirates says it will resume its Boeing 777 flights to the U.S. after halting its use of the aircraft there over concerns new 5G services in America could interfere with airplane technology that measures altitude...

 2022-01-20 10:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Four Dead, Two Injured in Kyenjojo Accident...

The accident involved a FUSO Truck registration number UBG 923T carrying Matooke from Bunyangabu District heading to Kampala, which collided with a Congolese, trailer Reg No: 13O9AF19 /1310AE19, that was coming from Kampala....

 2022-01-20 10:18 

WTOP

Germany expects COVID-19 cases to peak in mid-February...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister expects the number of coronavirus infections in the country to keep rising for several......

 2022-01-20 10:16 

NPR

The first aid flight arrived in Tonga after a five-day cut off due to eruption...

The eruption severed Tonga's single fiber-optic cable, rendering the entire Pacific archipelago offline and unable to communicate with the rest of the world....

 2022-01-20 10:15 

WTOP

Wednesday's College Hockey Scores...

MIDWEST Notre Dame 8, Boston College 2...

 2022-01-20 10:14 

Radio France International

Olympic long jump champ Rutherford fails in Winter Games bid...

The 35-year-old, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, made his international bobsleigh debut as part of a four-man crew at a World Cup race in Germany in January.However, a poor campaign meant Lamin Deen's team failed to make either the offici...

 2022-01-20 10:10 

KUOW

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Morning news brief...

President Biden held a formal news conference Wednesday. Biden insists he won't send U.S. forces to Ukraine if Russia invades. Tonga begins to recover from an undersea volcano eruption and tsunami....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Democrats on Capitol Hill fail on voting rights but win the release of Trump files...

Democrats' voting rights effort was blocked in the Senate, but they did get a victory at the Supreme Court in the quest for Trump White House records related to the Jan. 6 insurrection....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Trial to begin for 3 ex-officers charged in connection with George Floyd's death...

Jury selection is about to begin in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged in connection with the death of George Floyd in 2020....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Biden discusses stalled domestic agenda and other issues during news conference...

President Biden's executive style is informed by his decades in the world's most deliberative body. Allies say this approach has shown its limits in Biden's first year as president....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Omicron hits Seattle's Harborview Medical Center harder than other surges...

A Seattle hospital confronts the omicron surge. While COVID-19 patients aren't as sick compared to earlier waves, there is a record number of patients overall, and not enough staff to care for them....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

How Aafia Saddiqui's case relates to the hostage taking incident in Texas...

When a gunman took hostages at a Texas synagogue, he invoked Aafia Saddiqui's name. NPR's A Martinez talks to Michael Kugelman of the Wilson Center about why she's in prison....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

'The Urge' says calling addiction a disease is misleading...

A psychiatrist says calling it a disease takes important attention away from racism and other things that are often associated with addiction....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Women's basketball legend Lusia Harris dies at age 66...

Lusia Harris was the only woman to be officially drafted to the NBA. She turned the NBA down in 1977. Harris scored the first points in Olympic women's basketball history....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Experts see 'red flags' at nonprofit raising big money for Capitol riot defendants...

The Patriot Freedom Project has raised around $900,000 to support alleged Jan. 6 Capitol rioters. The group says the funds support defendants, but families have raised concerns about transparency....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Before pullout, U.S. government watchdog warned Afghan air force would collapse...

NPR's A Martinez talks to John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction, about a declassified report that warned the Afghan air force would collapse without U.S. support....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

More people are dying from infections that don't respond to conventional antibiotics...

A new analysis from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation shows nearly twice as many people worldwide died from antibiotic resistance in 2019 than from HIV/AIDS....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

Morning news brief...

President Biden held a formal news conference Wednesday. Biden insists he won't send U.S. forces to Ukraine if Russia invades. Tonga begins to recover from an undersea volcano eruption and tsunami....

 2022-01-20 10:10 

NPR

The first humanitarian aid has arrived in the Pacific nation of Tonga...

The flight arrived in Tonga five days after a massive underwater volcano erupted there killing three people and leaving extensive tsunami damage and a blanket of fallen ash in its wake....

 2022-01-20 10:00 

NPR

Five moments that mattered in Biden's 1st year in the White House...

President Biden's 1st year in office was marked by the pandemic fight, the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan and a tough push to get his agenda through Congress....

 2022-01-20 10:00 

NPR

'We can't live in fear': Texas Rabbi held hostage says he'd give a stranger tea again...

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker says we cannot live in fear. He and three congregants were held hostage by a man who knocked on the synagogue door and came in for tea....

 2022-01-20 09:56 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Blinken Arrives In Berlin As Allies Look For Unity Ahead of Lavrov Talks...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Berlin for another round of talks with European allies as Washington continues to try and ease tensions with Moscow amid a buildup of Russian troops on its border with Ukraine that many fear is a prelu...

 2022-01-20 09:56 

Radio France International

Murray dumped out of Australian Open by qualifier...

The 120th-ranked Daniel ambushed the three-time Grand Slam winner 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in 2hr 48min on John Cain Arena to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time.He will now face either Italian 11th seed Jannik Sinner or American Steve Johnson. ...

 2022-01-20 09:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Burundi Refugee Arrested for Killing Wife in Ritual Sacrifice...

Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says that the suspect was lured into using witchcraft as a source of wealth, and at a point of no return, he was advised to kill kill his wife as a sacrifice....

 2022-01-20 09:54 

Radio France International

Israel buys three military submarines from Germany...

"The new submarines will upgrade the capabilities of the Israeli navy, and will contribute to Israel's security superiority in the region," Defence Minister Benny Gantz said in a statement.According to analysts, negotiations between Israel and...

 2022-01-20 09:48 

Uganda Radio Network

DPP Takes over Rajiv Ruparelia's Case File...

Mabirizi has protested the move to take over the case, saying the DPP wants to 'kill' the case....

 2022-01-20 09:48 

Radio France International

Spain leads calls for Covid-19 to be treated like flu...

With governments and populations worldwide desperate for an end to the pandemic, discussion about when the virus might be reclassified has intensified."Spain wants to lead this debate because it is timely and necessary to do so," Health Minister C...

 2022-01-20 09:44 

Radio Prague

Covid: Czech seven-day incidence rate climbs to 1,086 per 100,000 inhabitants...

Nearly 26,000 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Czech Republic on Wednesday. That is 2,500 fewer than registered on Tuesday but some 14,500 more than on the same day a week ago.Ministry of Health data show that 4,700 cases of Covid reinfections ...

 2022-01-20 09:42 

VOA

British Police Arrest 2 in Texas Synagogue Attack Investigation...

Gunman took 4 hostages in attack; all were released unharmed...

 2022-01-20 09:40 

WTOP

North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will......

 2022-01-20 09:40 

WCBS Newsradio 880

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies...

Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany's best actors, has died at 93...

 2022-01-20 09:37 

WTOP

Israel inks multi-billion dollar submarine deal with Germany...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel signed a three billion euro ($3.4 billion) deal on Thursday to buy three cutting edge submarines......

 2022-01-20 09:37 

WTOP

German actor Hardy Kruger, star of adventure movies, dies...

BERLIN (AP) — Hardy Kruger, considered one of post-war Germany's best actors, has died. He was 93. His Hamburg-based literary......

 2022-01-20 09:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Mpuuga Seeks Urgent Parliamentary Sitting on Fuel Crisis...

Mpuuga's request is carried in a letter dated January 19, in which he highlights that several fuel stations across the country have run out of fuel while those with stock are charging exorbitant prices. He says that there is a looming risk of a countr...

 2022-01-20 09:36 

WTOP

Long-haul carrier Emirates resumes Boeing 777 flights to US...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates said Thursday it would resume its Boeing 777 flights to the......

 2022-01-20 09:31 

VOA

International Aid Starts to Arrive in Tsunami-Hit Tonga...

Authorities also working to keep COVID-19 out of the South Pacific Archipelago...

 2022-01-20 09:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Clashes Leave One Dead, Two Injured on Disputed Apaa Land...

Peter Data Taban, Adjumani Resident District Commissioner alleges the attack was orchestrated by about ten men of Acholi origin who are suspected to have crossed from Apaa Trading center....

 2022-01-20 09:24 

WTOP

Cut off by volcano, Tongans relieved as contact restored...

BANGKOK (AP) — As the massive undersea Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Tongans from around the world......

 2022-01-20 09:24 

Radio France International

Taiwan VP to make US stopovers during Honduras visit...

China regards democratic, self-ruled Taiwan as its own, to be retaken by force if necessary, and has long said its status is one of the most sensitive and important issues in Beijing's dealings with the United States.Travel for Taiwanese diplomats reg...

 2022-01-20 09:24 

NPR

U.K. Conservatives may oust Boris Johnson — here's how they can do that...

If Johnson does not heed calls to resign — and he insists he won't — he could be toppled through a no-confidence vote....

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