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 2021-04-22 00:20 

Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu authorties release ship...

Vanuatu authorities release flagged UK tanker and crew after a dead crew member was found washed ashore and infected with Covid-19....

 2021-04-22 00:15 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

April 21st | With Derek Chauvin convicted, The Record looks at George Floyd's impact on Seattle...

Derek Chauvin, who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd for more than nine minutes, causing his death, was found guilty on three counts of murder by a Minnesota jury yesterday. Floyd's murder spurred a national movement against police violence and brut...

 2021-04-22 00:14 

Radio New Zealand

Police officers 'failed in duty of care' for taking man to cells rather than hospital - IPCA...

The police watchdog has criticised the actions of officers who waited almost three hours before taking a man who was drifting in and out of consciousness to hospital....

 2021-04-22 00:09 

Radio New Zealand

Relief at Derek Chauvin conviction a sign of long history of police brutality...

Opinion - The unprecedented conviction of police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder and manslaughter of George Floyd is testament to the hard work of Black Lives Matter organisers and protesters....

 2021-04-21 23:58 

Radio France International

Super League crumbles as contrite clubs battle to hold off sanctions...

The European Super League crumbled on Wednesday with 10 of the 12 founding clubs turning their backs on the three-day old project despite mastermind Florentino Perez insisting the widely-condemned breakaway tournament was not dead, but merely "on stan...

 2021-04-21 23:57 

Radio New Zealand

New Tongan rugby league body just weeks away...

A new governing body for Tongan rugby league should be in place within six weeks....

 2021-04-21 23:53 

WTOP

Guatemala prosecutors pursue ex-president Jimmy Morales...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors on Wednesday requested that former President Jimmy Morales be stripped of his immunity so......

 2021-04-21 23:51 

Radio New Zealand

torohanga votes for Mori ward...

torohanga District councillors voted on Tuesday to establish a Mori ward with only one councillor in opposition....

 2021-04-21 23:49 

Radio New Zealand

Marshall Islands gets front-row seat at US Leaders Summit...

The Marshall Islands says it will ensure the Pacific voices are heard at today's US Leaders Summit on Climate Change....

 2021-04-21 23:49 

Radio New Zealand

Marshall Islands gets front-row seat at US Leaders Climate Summit...

The Marshall Islands says it will ensure the Pacific voices are heard at today's US Leaders Summit on Climate Change....

 2021-04-21 23:48 

WTOP

Israel reports sirens near town of secretive nuclear reactor...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said air raid sirens sounded early Thursday near Dimona, the desert town that is......

 2021-04-21 23:42 

WTOP

Mexico plans 17 shelters for children on southern border...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Wednesday it is planning to set up 17 shelters for underage migrants along the......

 2021-04-21 23:41 

WTOP

Garca's 3-run homer in 8th sends Rangers past Angels 7-4...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Adolis Garca hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied......

 2021-04-21 23:35 

WTOP

Medical marijuana legal in Utah, but not always affordable...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Pain left from oil-field work defeated traditional pain pills and dominated William Adams' life —......

 2021-04-21 23:32 

WTOP

Rockets' Brown recovering in Houston after assault in Miami...

HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets guard Sterling Brown is back in Houston recovering from injuries sustained when he was assaulted outside......

 2021-04-21 23:31 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

After lengthy debate, Washington House passes capital gains tax...

The Washington House has approved a bill to institute a seven percent tax on capital gains over $250,000 from the sale of such things as stocks and....

 2021-04-21 23:29 

WTOP

DA: No charges against officer in Tennessee school shooting...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The police officer who shot and killed a student in a Tennessee high school will not......

 2021-04-21 23:29 

WTOP

Israeli military reports air-raid sirens in village near nuclear reactor...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military reports air-raid sirens in village near nuclear reactor....

 2021-04-21 23:28 

WTOP

LA's Union Station books another starring role: The Oscars...

The Oscars are headed to downtown Los Angeles' Union Station this year for the first time, but the historic site......

 2021-04-21 23:26 

WTOP

SWAC to hold football championship in Jackson, Mississippi...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southwestern Athletic Conference is moving its championship game to a neutral site. The league announced......

 2021-04-21 23:26 

Radio New Zealand

Samoa court expected to hear conviction challenge first...

Sources in Samoa say the Supreme Court is expected to consider the eligibility of a successful election candidate to stand in the poll from 2pm today....

 2021-04-21 23:24 

WTOP

Florida's governor sued over new 'anti-riot' law...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and others two......

 2021-04-21 23:22 

WTOP

Oscar 2021: estas son las mujeres nominadas que podran romper barreras...

(CNN Espaol) Relatos sobre mujeres dirigidos por mujeres, cineastas que se abren paso entre hombres, ms diversidad y una......

 2021-04-21 23:18 

VOA

Justice Department Launches Probe Into Policing Practices in Minneapolis...

The Justice Department has opened a civil investigation into the embattled police department in the Midwestern U.S....

 2021-04-21 23:17 

WTOP

4 more ex-youth center workers charged in New Hampshire...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police arrested another four men Wednesday in connection with a broad criminal investigation......

 2021-04-21 23:16 

WTOP

California governor declares drought emergency in 2 counties...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Standing in the dry, cracked bottom of what should have been a more watery Lake Mendocino,......

 2021-04-21 23:16 

Radio France International

Super League project 'on stand-by', says Real Madrid chief Perez...

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insisted Wednesday that the European Super League was not doomed, but merely "on stand-by"."The project is on stand-by. The project exists, but half of them have left, tired of what they have heard over 2...

 2021-04-21 23:15 

Radio New Zealand

Trans-Tasman competition expected to increase for dairy farms seeking workers...

New Zealand dairy farmers are being urged to make staff retention a priority, with the trans-Tasman bubble expected to make the labour market even more competitive....

 2021-04-21 23:15 

Radio New Zealand

Investigation of wholesale power price spike finds companies didn't break rules...

The Electricity Authority chief executive said Meridian and Contact did not breach the high standard of trading conduct....

 2021-04-21 23:03 

WTOP

EXPLAINER: Training limits officer's choice for deadly force...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The second-guessing of a Columbus police officer who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl Tuesday as......

 2021-04-21 23:03 

Federal News Network

EXPLAINER: Training limits officer's choice for deadly force...

The fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Kiah Bryant as she swung a knife toward another girl has raised questions about why the Ohio officer chose to fire his weapon......

 2021-04-21 23:01 

Radio New Zealand

Bank insurance scheme to protect up to $100,000 of each depositor's funds...

The scheme, first proposed two years ago, will protect up to $100,000 of each depositor's funds in the event of a bank collapse....

 2021-04-21 23:00 

WTOP

Mexico calls fake coronavirus vaccines "a risk to health"...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Wednesday that fake coronavirus vaccines represent "a risk to health," after falsified doses......

 2021-04-21 22:59 

WTOP

49ers sign RB Wayne Gallman to 1-year deal...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent running back Wayne Gallman Jr. to a......

 2021-04-21 22:58 

Radio New Zealand

Waikato councils must be amalgamated - Chamber of Commerce...

Grossly over-governed and desperately in need of reform is how the Waikato Chamber of Commerce views the region....

 2021-04-21 22:58 

Radio France International

Women's World Hockey Championship in Canada off for now...

Canadian provincial officials have decided to cancel the 2021 Women's World Ice Hockey Championship, the International Ice Hockey Federation announced Wednesday while holding out hope of staging it later this year.Covid-19 forced the event, which had ...

 2021-04-21 22:56 

Radio New Zealand

Health system reform: What the experts are saying...

Major changes planned for the health system have divided opinions. Here is what is being said one day after the reforms were announced....

 2021-04-21 22:56 

WTOP

Florida's Johnson awaits medical clearance, hopes to play...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Keyontae Johnson is "patiently waiting" on medical clearance while hoping to play next season. Johnson,......

 2021-04-21 22:54 

Radio France International

Conte says UEFA needs to change as Italian teams give up on Super League...

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte, whose club were among 12 involved in the failed European Super League project, believes UEFA needs to consider a possible better distribution of revenues.Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus on Wednesday reluctantly followed...

 2021-04-21 22:54 

Radio France International

Cirque du Soleil announces resumption of shows...

Cue the acrobats: Cirque du Soleil announced Wednesday that four of its shows will return to the stage after more than a year on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.The circus troupe's "Mystere" fantasia and water-themed "O" perform...

 2021-04-21 22:51 

WTOP

Ex-Arizona official gets more prison time in adoption scheme...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Arizona politician could serve up to 15 years in prison for operating an......

 2021-04-21 22:51 

WTOP

Diamondbacks hold off Reds 5-4 to finish suspended game...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Stefan Crichton pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his second save, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the......

 2021-04-21 22:49 

WTOP

Bail reduced for father of suspect in student's killing...

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — A judge reduced bail Wednesday for a man accused of helping his son hide......

 2021-04-21 22:48 

WTOP

Activists hope Chauvin convictions are start to real change...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — "One down, three to go!" went the chant just minutes after Derek Chauvin was convicted in George......

 2021-04-21 22:47 

WTOP

Rams CB Darious Williams signs restricted free agent tender...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Darious Williams has signed his restricted free agent tender to return to the Los......

 2021-04-21 22:46 

Radio France International

In first, Perseverance Mars rover makes oxygen on another planet...

NASA's Perseverance rover keeps making history.The six-wheeled robot has converted some carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into oxygen, the first time this has happened on another planet, the space agency said Wednesday. "This is a critica...

 2021-04-21 22:46 

WTOP

US outlines possible sanctions relief for Iran in nuke talks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official said Wednesday that the Biden administration has laid out examples of the kinds......

 2021-04-21 22:44 

WTOP

Benzema scores twice as Madrid beats Cdiz in Spanish league...

MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two goals and set up another to lead Real Madrid to a 3-0 win......

 2021-04-21 22:43 

WTOP

The Hunt: How the US troop pullout in Afghanistan could impact terrorism...

WTOP's J.J. Green and Dr. Sara Kamali, author of "Home Grown Hate" discuss the effects that U.S. troops pulling out of Afghanistan could have on terrorism....

 2021-04-21 22:41 

WTOP

Human remains found in search of missing Amish woman, 18...

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have announced the recovery of human remains during a search related to the disappearance of......

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