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 2020-11-26 11:25 

WTOP

Suspect sought following rape in Wheaton...

Montgomery County police officers said they responded to the report of a sexual assault that had just happened in the area of Georgia Avenue and Reedie Drive in Wheaton early Monday morning in the midnight hour....

 2020-11-26 11:17 

NPR

Germany Extends Strict Lockdown Measures With Eye Towards Reopening Ski Slopes...

Chancellor Angela Merkel extended limits on private gatherings, and will keep bars and restaurants closed through December, but she asked the EU to agree on a time to reopen the region's ski slopes....

 2020-11-26 11:15 

WTOP

OPININ | Joe y Jill Biden: nuestra tradicin ms importante de Accin de Gracias...

Nota del editor: Joe Biden es el presidente electo de Estados Unidos. Jill Biden es la futura primera dama de......

 2020-11-26 11:10 

WTOP

ANLISIS | En Trump y Biden chocan la realidad y la fantasa en Accin de Gracias...

(CNN) — Las infecciones por coronavirus se estn disparando. El desempleo est aumentando. Las filas de comida se alargan. Y......

 2020-11-26 11:09 

WTOP

New Zealand's Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Diplomats like to remain neutral but Nanaia Mahuta let the veil slip a little when......

 2020-11-26 11:09 

WTOP

DC region heads into Thanksgiving with coronavirus cases soaring...

The D.C. area is heading into a bleak Thanksgiving when it comes to coronavirus cases as the virus is strengthening its grip across D.C., Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-11-26 11:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Strong Winds Displace 300 in Nakasongola...

The most affected villages are Munami , Mayinja and Gendera villages among others located along shoreline of Lake Kyoga...

 2020-11-26 11:06 

Radio France International

England fly-half Ford starts against Wales...

England coach Eddie Jones has recalled fly-half George Ford to the starting XV as his side look to clinch their place in the Autumn Nations Cup final with a win away to Wales on Saturday.Ford missed the recent wins over Italy and Georgia because of a heel...

 2020-11-26 11:05 

WTOP

Las muertes diarias por covid-19 pronto se duplicarn, predice experto; otros advierten por las reuniones de Accin de Gracias...

(CNN) — El Da de Accin de Gracias de este ao llega en un punto crtico en la batalla de......

 2020-11-26 11:03 

Uganda Radio Network

Gen. Tumukunde Promises to Uplift Youth of Zombo District...

While speaking to residents of Zombo Town council on his campaign tour in Zombo District, Tumukunde noted that the youth require a special budget in order to design youth inclusive policies that will benefit the youth that he says have been marginalized...

 2020-11-26 11:02 

Radio Prague

Weather forecast...

Friday should be overcast around the country with morning fog and day temperatures between -1 and 3 degrees Celsius....

 2020-11-26 11:01 

Uganda Radio Network

80 Wives Desert Broke Boda Boda Husbands in Gulu Since Lockdown...

According to Emmy Ocen, the spokesperson of Gulu City Boda-Boda Association, at least eighty spouses of his colleagues have abandoned their marital homes due to financial hardships brought by Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-11-26 10:57 

WTOP

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's former prime minister, dies of virus...

CAIRO (AP) — Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, has......

 2020-11-26 10:56 

Radio Prague

Defence ministry acquires new off-roads...

The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with the Czech company Glomex MS for the supply of up to 1,200 Toyota Hilux off-road vehicles, Jakub Fajnor from the ministry's press department told the ctk news agency.The army will pay 1.07 billion crow...

 2020-11-26 10:54 

Radio Prague

New head of Anti-Trust Office promises greater transparency...

Lawyer and deputy interior minister, Petr Mlsna, who is slated to be the next head of the Anti-Trust Office has said he will work to increase the transparency of the antitrust authority's decision-making, and intends to explain the verdicts on serious...

 2020-11-26 10:48 

Radio Prague

Trip to Russia by president's advisor under fire...

MP Jan Lipavsk, a deputy for the Pirate Party and deputy chairman of the lower house's foreign affairs committee, has called on Foreign Minister Tom Petek to revoke the diplomatic passport of the president's adviser, Martin Nejedl, over his planne...

 2020-11-26 10:46 

Radio Prague

Jchym Topol's The Devil's Workshop exploring dark chapters of region's history...
 2020-11-26 10:46 

Radio Prague

PM: testing of selected high-risk groups will continue...

The epidemiological situation is not as good as we hoped, Prime Minister Andrej Babi said at a press briefing on Thursday announcing the government's decision to test selected high-risk groups of the population with antigen tests.The prime minister sa...

 2020-11-26 10:44 

Radio France International

Macalou returns as France make wholesale changes for Italy...

France head coach Fabien Galthie handed back-rower Sekou Macalou a first cap since 2017 on Thursday as he was forced to make 13 changes to his team to host Italy in the Autumn Nations Cup this weekend.Macalou, 25, has been in form for club side Stade Fran...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

RI-1-ChangeStateName-All,100...

Rhode Island: Change State Name (Remove Providence Plantations) 100 percent x-Yes, 247,261 53 percent No, 218,175 47 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

ND-2-AmendConInitProcess-All,100...

North Dakota: Amend Constitutional Initiative Process (Submit to legislature) 100 percent Yes, 125,460 38 percent x-No, 201,343 62......

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

MD-2-ExpandGaming-All,100...

Maryland: Expand Commercial Gaming (Authorize sports betting) 100 percent x-Yes, 1,904,098 67 percent No, 934,950 33 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

IA-1-ConstitutionalConvention-All,100...

Iowa: Hold Constitutional Convention (To propose amendments) 100 percent Yes, 408,746 30 percent x-No, 972,930 70 percent...

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

CA-22-AppDrivrsNotEmplys-All,100...

California: App-Drivers Not Employees (Provide other benefits) 20164 of 20499 precincts reporting 98 percent x-Yes, 9,923,997 59 percent......

 2020-11-26 10:35 

WTOP

OR-107-AmendCampaignFin-All,100...

Oregon: Amend Campaign Finance (Allow reform laws) 1316 of 1333 precincts reporting 99 percent x-Yes, 1,763,276 78 percent......

 2020-11-26 10:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Bududa Police Shooting Victim Wants Compensation...

Desmond Kuloba, a resident of Bunaembe cell in Bududa town council says he was picked at his home, flogged, and finally shot by the DPC David Agaba....

 2020-11-26 10:20 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia's 'Rona Rage': St. Petersburg Killing Highlights Rising Pandemic Tensions...

A 53-year-old man was stabbed to death in St. Petersburg after asking a couple on a bus to wear masks to hinder the spread of the coronavirus. The case was just the most dramatic example of rising public rage in Russia....

 2020-11-26 10:20 

Radio France International

Maradona the coach -- The maverick who could not match his on-field genius...

The defining moment in Diego Maradona's playing career came in Mexico at the 1986 World Cup, and the high point in his less distinguished career as a coach possibly also came there more than three decades later.The Argentine legend spent nine months b...

 2020-11-26 10:18 

VOA

US Records Highest Coronavirus Toll Since May...

The United States registered its deadliest day from the coronavirus since May on Wednesday while also adding nearly 200,000 infections to a wave of new cases that is by far the worst the country has experienced at any time during the pandemic.More than 89...

 2020-11-26 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Kalangala Lay Leader Dies In Accident Returning from Burial of Another Christian...

Vivian Amanio Nalumansi, a lay leader in Kasekulo Church of Uganda has died in an accident along Masaka-Bukakata Road. Nalumansi was returning from the burial ceremony of a fellow Christian in Kayabwe, Masaka district....

 2020-11-26 10:16 

Radio France International

Argentines file in for Diego Maradona's wake in Buenos Aires...

Hundreds of people on Thursday began filing in to see the coffin of Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires' Casa Rosada after the football legend died at the age of 60.At a slow pace, people passed in front of the coffin that was draped with the Argentine fla...

 2020-11-26 10:04 

VOA

Former Sudanese Prime Minister Dies Weeks After Testing Positive for Coronavirus...

Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister, Sadiq al-Mahdi, has died at the age of 84.His National UMMA party issued a statement Thursday, revealing al-Madi died from a coronavirus infection three weeks after being hospitalized in the United A...

 2020-11-26 10:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

News Brief: Trump Pardons Flynn, Hospitals See PPE Shortage, Diego Maradona Dies...

President Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying about a Russian contact. Hospitals are still short on PPE, months into the pandemic. Also, a filmmaker remembers Diego Maradona....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Filmmaker Richard Sanders Remembers Soccer Player Diego Maradona...

Legendary soccer player Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. NPR's David Greene speaks to filmmaker Richard Sanders about Maradona's life....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Coalition Urges Black Communities To Embrace A COVID-19 Vaccine...

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Reed Tuckson, one of the health care workers behind the Black Coalition Against COVID-19. They want the Black community to embrace future COVID-19 vaccines....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Too Much Happened In 2020 For Oxford Languages To Pick Only 1 'Word Of The Year'...

The pandemic, racial unrest and natural disasters shaped the English language in countless ways in 2020. So instead of picking one word, Oxford opted to highlight dozens of terms....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Renowned Chef Vikas Khanna Feeds Those In Need Across India...

From his home in New York, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has launched a food drive during COVID-19, feeding millions in his native India....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Thanksgiving Dinners Are The Cheapest They've Been In Decades...

Each year, The American Farm Bureau estimates the cost of Thanksgiving dinner. The most shocking finding this year? Thanksgiving dinner is the cheapest it's been since the survey started 35 years ago....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

PPE Shortages Persist Nearly 9 Months Into The Coronavirus Pandemic...

A national nurses union is raising alarm about a shortage of masks and gowns as hospitals enter the combined flu and COVID-19 season....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

COVID-19 Throws A Wrench In Texas Family's Small Thanksgiving Plans...

Rosalie Gonzalez has been eager to celebrate a small Thanksgiving at her home in San Antonio, Texas. But earlier this week, she received a text from her aunt, who tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Ethiopian Prime Minister Orders Attack In Tigray Region...

Ethiopia's prime minister says he has ordered an attack on militia members in the Tigray region. This followed the expiration of a 72-hour ultimatum....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

What Happens Once A Coronavirus Vaccine Is Ready To Destribute?...

As vaccines for COVID-19 await federal approval, host David Greene speaks with vaccine and immunization scientist Angela Shen on vaccine distribution plans....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

News Brief: Trump Pardons Flynn, Hospitals See PPE Shortage, Diego Maradona Dies...

President Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying about a Russian contact. Hospitals are still short on PPE, months into the pandemic. Also, a filmmaker remembers Diego Maradona....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

NPR

Malcolm X Biography Wins National Book Award...

Tamara Payne won the National Book Award for a book largely written by her father, Les Payne. It's called The Dead Are Arising, a biography of Malcolm X. Payne speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep....

 2020-11-26 10:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What Happens Once A Coronavirus Vaccine Is Ready To Distribute?...

As vaccines for COVID-19 await federal approval, host David Greene speaks with vaccine and immunization scientist Angela Shen on vaccine distribution plans....

 2020-11-26 10:00 

Radio France International

Israel frees Palestinian who waged 103-day hunger strike...

Israel on Thursday released a Palestinian who waged a 103-day hunger strike to protest Israeli rules allowing his detention without charge, the Palestinian Prisoner's Club said.Maher al-Akhras, arrested over alleged membership of a militia group, was ...

 2020-11-26 10:00 

Herman Cain

386 Uncounted Ballots Discovered in Wisconsin...

A recount of votes in the battleground state of Wisconsin has unearthed hundreds of uncounted and unopened absentee ballots in the battleground state. Wisconsin is one of several key states whose results are being contested by President Donald Trump amid ...

 2020-11-26 10:00 

NPR

Biden's Next Climate Chief Will Tackle 'Existential Threat' At Home...

Biden says he'll name someone to coordinate domestic climate policies across the government. Together with climate envoy John Kerry, it will give climate a higher profile than in past administrations....

 2020-11-26 09:56 

WTOP

The Latest: Germany passes over 15,000 virus deaths...

BERLIN — Germany has passed the grim milestone of more than 15,000 deaths from the coronavirus. The Robert Koch Institute,......

 2020-11-26 09:55 

WTOP

Asia Today: SKorea cases jump over 500 amid reimposed rules...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the first time in......

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