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 2020-02-20 16:03 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

RFE/RL Protests Kazakhstan's Refusal To Accredit Journalists...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has complained to the Kazakh government that its refusal to accredit two of its journalists is the latest in a series of efforts over the past year to interfere with its operations inside the country....

 2020-02-20 16:01 

NPR

Alt.Latino Playlist: The Changing Seasons Of Life And Love...

Hear a mlange of sounds and styles from across Latin America and the U.S., centered on the sentiment of loves lost and found in unlikely places....

 2020-02-20 16:00 

Radio France International

Renfe inks $6 bn deal to build first high-speed train in US...

Spanish train operator Renfe on Thursday said it had signed a $6-billion deal with US rail developer Texas Central to design, build and run the United States' first-ever high-speed rail line In a statement, Spain's transport ministry said the 5.5-...

 2020-02-20 16:00 

Radio France International

Barcelona use La Liga rule to sign Braithwaite...

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Danish forward Martin Braithwaite from Leganes after capitalising on a curious La Liga rule to ease their shortage of options up front. Barca have taken advantage of the regulation that enables Spanish clubs in the ...

 2020-02-20 15:57 

WTOP

Conflict of interest fears cast shadow over EU budget talks...

BRUSSELS (AP) — As European Union leaders deliberated over their 1 trillion-euro ($1.1 trillion) budget Thursday, lawmakers were deeply concerned......

 2020-02-20 15:55 

WTOP

Body of 2nd firefighter in California library blaze found...

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews have found the remains of a second firefighter killed while battling a blaze at a......

 2020-02-20 15:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads...

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates' documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates' profiles and face-to-face interviews as ...

 2020-02-20 15:54 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Bloomberg nabs three new congressional endorsements after debate debut...

Mike Bloomberg has nabbed three new congressional endorsements on the heels of his rocky debate performance....

 2020-02-20 15:52 

WTOP

Spanish judge summons Venezuelan TV owner in PDVSA probe...

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has named the owner of Venezuelan television network Globovisin in an investigation of alleged......

 2020-02-20 15:51 

Radio Free Asia

Mekong River Dams Disrupting Lives of Southeast Asian Fishermen, Farmers...

Xayaburi dam, Laos' first mainstream Mekong hydropower project, churns up trouble for Thai villagers....

 2020-02-20 15:51 

VOA

Israel Leader Vows Thousands of New Homes in East Jerusalem...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday he was pushing ahead with the construction of 5,000 new Jewish homes in key areas of east Jerusalem, where critics say additional building could cut Palestinian residents off from the rest of th...

 2020-02-20 15:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Deadly DIY Drones In The Donbas...

Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region have weaponized consumer drones to drop grenades on Ukrainian government trenches....

 2020-02-20 15:48 

WTOP

Polish mayor tries to make amends for other town's misstep...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish mayor is trying to make amends with a French community that broke formal ties......

 2020-02-20 15:48 

WTOP

U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training...

Aliya Feroe recalls the flustered OB-GYN who referred her to another physician after learning she identified as queer. For Rhi......

 2020-02-20 15:47 

1010 WINS

2 dead newborns found at New Jersey recycling center...

Police are investigating after two deceased newborns were discovered inside a recycling center in New Jersey on Wednesday....

 2020-02-20 15:46 

WTOP

Egyptian court refuses to release prominent activist...

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court overturned Thursday a decision to release a prominent activist who has been detained for......

 2020-02-20 15:46 

WTOP

Uber resumes operating to Colombia after three-week hiatus...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uber restarted operations in Colombia on Thursday after shutting down its app for almost three weeks.......

 2020-02-20 15:41 

VOA

Rival South Sudan Leaders Agree to Form Government...

Rival leaders of South Sudan have agreed to form a unity government as they seek to end a six-year-old civil war that has devastated the world's youngest nation.President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar separately announced the deal Thurs...

 2020-02-20 15:40 

Radio France International

Warner joins Aussie charm offensive in South Africa...

David Warner joined Australia's charm offensive on Thursday ahead of the first Twenty20 international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium, a ground renowned for being among the most intimidating in the world.The match will be Australia's...

 2020-02-20 15:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyazanga Health Centre IV Stuck with Dilapidated Buildings...

Mark Turyeijuka, the Kyazanga Town Council LC V Councilor and Lwengo District Works Committee Chairperson, confirms the sorry state of the health center, which he has taken a toll on the morale of health workers and turned away residents....

 2020-02-20 15:35 

Radio France International

Taliban deputy leader says 'committed' to peace in NYT op-ed...

The deputy leader of the Taliban and one of the world's most wanted militants has written an opinion piece for the New York Times in which he says the Afghan insurgents are "fully committed" to a deal with Washington.The article, headlined ...

 2020-02-20 15:35 

NPR

California Lawmakers Expected To Apologize For U.S. Internment Of Japanese Americans...

The bill's sponsor says he was "disturbed by the striking parallels" between the treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and current U.S. immigration policy....

 2020-02-20 15:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

California Lawmakers Expected To Apologize For U.S. Internment Of Japanese Americans...

The bill's sponsor says he was "disturbed by the striking parallels" between the treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and current U.S. immigration policy....

 2020-02-20 15:35 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Judge Nixes Claim That Bronx Zoo Elephant Is 'Imprisoned'...

Animal rights advocates have lost a bid to get a Bronx Zoo elephant declared to have human-like rights and transferred to a sanctuary....

 2020-02-20 15:35 

WSHU

California Lawmakers Expected To Apologize For U.S. Internment Of Japanese Americans...

It's been just over 78 years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the internment of Japanese Americans. Now the California Assembly is expected to apologize for the role the state played in rounding up about 120,...

 2020-02-20 15:33 

Radio France International

Olympic hockey champion Danson-Bennett retires...

Great Britain women's field hockey captain Alex Danson-Bennett announced her retirement from the sport on Thursday following a freak injury.The 34-year-old was a member of the British team that won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she was the joint...

 2020-02-20 15:32 

WSHU

Lamont Pulls The Plug On Tolls...

A "frustrated" Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has pulled the plug on his truck-only highway toll proposal. The tolls would have helped pay for Lamont's 10-year transportation infrastructure plan....

 2020-02-20 15:31 

VOA

Morgan Stanley Buying E-Trade for About $13 billion...

Morgan Stanley is buying online brokerage E-Trade for about $13 billion. Discount brokers like E-Trade have engaged in a vicious fight for customers since late last year, when Charles Schwab Corp. announced that it would eliminate the fees it charges cust...

 2020-02-20 15:31 

WFAN Sports Radio

Report: Cohen Wants Majority Stake Of SNY...

Billionaire Steve Cohen isn't being ruled out of owning the Mets and could likely pursue ownership in SNY. Click to read....

 2020-02-20 15:30 

VOA

OSCE Calls for Russia to Reopen Probe Into Nemtsov Murder...

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has called on Russian authorities to reopen a criminal investigation into the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian opposition politician who was killed almost five years ago near the Kr...

 2020-02-20 15:29 

Radio France International

Muguruza shocked by qualifier Brady in Dubai...

Qualifier Jennifer Brady claimed a second seeded victim Thursday, defeating Garbine Muguruza 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Dubai Championships semi-finals.The American who ranks just outside the Top 50 followed up on her first-round defeat of third see...

 2020-02-20 15:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Report: Most Americans (wrongly) think the citizenship question is still on the census...

A new report by the Pew Research Center shows that 56% of surveyed adults thought they would be asked about citizenship on the 2020 Census. They won't be....

 2020-02-20 15:28 

Radio France International

US, UK blame Russia for 2019 cyberattacks in Georgia...

Britain and the United States on Thursday accused Russia of orchestrating a "reckless" cyber assault against Georgia last year as part of an aggressive campaign of online attacks worldwide.The transatlantic allies blamed the late October hacking o...

 2020-02-20 15:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Speaker Kadaga Assures MPs of Guaranteed Security...

The Speaker of Parliament has assured Members of Parliament that their security is guaranteed even after two men attacked Parliament on Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-02-20 15:25 

WCBS Newsradio 880

9 Killed In Suspected Far-Right Attack In Germany...

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot and killed nine people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, in an at...

 2020-02-20 15:22 

Radio France International

Archives on controversial war-time Pope Pius XII set to open...

The Vatican's archives on Pope Pius XII are poised to be unsealed, with historians hoping to uncover previously hidden details about one of the most controversial popes in history.The papacy of Pius XII lasted from 1939 to 1958, tumultuous years that ...

 2020-02-20 15:20 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Samsung 'Unintentionally' Sends 'Find My Mobile' Notifications To Galaxy Users...

Samsung Galaxy phone users worldwide were scratching their heads when they opened up their notifications on Thursday....

 2020-02-20 15:19 

1010 WINS

Weinstein jurors focus on Sciorra as deliberations continue...

Jurors planned to continue deliberating for a third day Thursday in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial after so far focusing a lot of attention on actress Annabella Sciorra's allegation that the once-heralded Hollywood mogul raped her in the ...

 2020-02-20 15:19 

Herman Cain

Uh oh: Two coronavirus victims die aboard Japanese cruise ship from which Americans were evacuated...

Maybe this is why the State Department decided to get those people out of there: Japanese officials defended their handling of cruise-ship virus victims after the first two passenger deaths were reported—one a woman in her 80s who had a fever for a ...

 2020-02-20 15:19 

Radio France International

US economy solid, but virus could hit supplies: Fed's Clarida...

The US economy is starting the year in a strong position but the virus outbreak in China has the potential to create drag, a top Federal Reserve official said Thursday.Recent US trade agreements have eased uncertainty for American businesses, but Fed Vice...

 2020-02-20 15:16 

Radio France International

Mercedes trial new steering system...

Mercedes tried out a new steering innovation at pre-season testing in Barcelona on Thursday, insisting the device fell within Formula One's stringent technical rules.On-board camera footage showed world champion Lewis Hamilton moving the steering whee...

 2020-02-20 15:14 

VOA

Afghan Taliban's Haqqani Seeks US 'Partnership' in Post-Peace Deal...

The Taliban's deputy chief, in a rare newspaper opinion piece published Thursday, has said that despite mutual mistrust, the insurgent group is "fully committed" to upholding a peace deal it is about to sign with the United States to end the w...

 2020-02-20 15:11 

WSHU

Supporters And Opponents Find Fault With New York's Regs On Plastic Bag Ban...

The state's ban on most single use plastic bags takes effect March 1. Over the holiday weekend, Governor Cuomo's environmental agency released regulations on how to carry out the new law. But the new rules have left both environmentalists and the ...

 2020-02-20 15:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory Electoral Commission...

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option....

 2020-02-20 15:09 

Radio France International

Spare us a 'fishing fight' with Britain, French regions urge govt...

The heads of three regions along France's northwest Atlantic coast on Thursday called on the government to ensure British waters remain open to French fishing boats in the coming post-Brexit trade negotiations."Forbidding this access would effecti...

 2020-02-20 15:09 

1010 WINS

54-year-old man pushed onto subway tracks in Lower Manhattan station...

Police are investigating after a man was pushed onto the tracks of a Manhattan subway station Wednesday night....

 2020-02-20 15:08 

Radio France International

Netanyahu plans east Jerusalem settler homes ahead of Israel poll...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans on Thursday to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election.The Palestinians immediatel...

 2020-02-20 15:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistan's Attorney General Resigns Under Pressure From Lawyers, Supreme Court...

Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan announced his resignation on February 20, a day after the country's influential lawyers' organization, the Bar Council, called on him to quit....

 2020-02-20 15:06 

VOA

Police: Lesotho's Prime Minister to be Charged With Murder...

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will be charged with the June 2017 killing of his estranged wife, Lipolelo, a top police official said Thursday, and the prime minister announced he would be stepping down. The southern African kingdom already h...

 2020-02-20 15:03 

WSHU

All Ears: Some New Ways To Hear Distortion...

The acorn must crack in order for the seedling to sprout. That's the energy I felt when I saw Rashad Becker, a German mastering engineer and artist, perform his own music live at London's multi-venue MODE Festival back in September. The setting wa...

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