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English Premier League faces loss after currency own goal

LONDON – The Premier League is set to announce a record loss after new accounting rules and the declining value of sterling forced it to declare the cost of protecting itself from the currency risk attached to its lucrative TV contracts. The organisation behind the top tier of English football will....

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• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club informal meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Geezers and Kids Fishing Days, sponsored by Florence Parks and Recreation/The Club senior center, 6:30 a.m.

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By Paul Goble The Russian Duma approved this week on first voting amendments to the law governing presidential elections, including one that will allow people to vote in districts other than their own without specific permission, a change that opens the way for voter fraud that will allow Vladimir....

Storm System Set To Move Into Oklahoma

TULSA, Oklahoma - We are tracking a system today to our west that may bring a few scattered showers or storms into the area later. The chance for a passing shower or two will exist for the daytime hours but a slightly better chance will arrive later tonight into pre-dawn Friday as the main short wave begins migrating into north central Oklahoma.

Antarctica's missing iron meteorites: Mystery solved

In the days following Amelia&rsquo s disappearance, at least 655 people around the planet reported hearing distress calls that originated from Earhart&rsquo s radio, reports The Vintage News . Among those who described calls were a shortwave operator in Texas who said that Amelia claimed to have made a partial water landing.

News Feature : WFP, RFMF, Navy and NDMO host trainning in Suva to boost radio lifelines in emergencies [12/04/2017

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

Fiji: WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

SUVA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in Clarendon Hills

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - The National Weather Service in Chicago will offer a severe weather/tornado course at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24 at Church of the Holy Nativity, 275 S. Richmond Ave., in Clarendon Hills. The course is hosted by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club.

Nearly One Million Central Asian Gastarbeiters Now In Kazakhstan, Twice Number in 2011 – OpEd

By Paul Goble While the number of Central Asian gastarbeiters in Russia has fallen, their ranks in Kazakhstan have dramatically swollen from 509,000 in 2011 to 945,000 now, an increase with serious consequences for the domestic situation in Kazakhstan and for Astana’s relations with the three donor countries, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Shortwave saves lives: Vanuatu PM to ABC

Removing the ABC's shortwave radio service in the Pacific could cost lives, the prime minister of Vanuatu has warned a Senate committee. Charlot Salwai insists the service is vital during major natural disasters, in his submission to a Senate inquiry. "Removing Radio Australia shortwave to Vanuatu....

Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave

The government of Vanuatu sent a formal submission to the Australian Senate asking for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to resume its shortwave service. The ABC axed the service in January, saying it was not viable and too expensive to maintain.

Technology aids in licensing, fight against piracy

Intellectual property rights are the heart of all cultural business, and modern technology such as big data and cloud computing will provide solutions for new copyright challenges in the era of digital publication, said a senior executive in the industry at a recent forum in Beijing.

Incredible NASA images show massive solar flares erupting from the sun which blacked out shortwave radios on Earth

The flares were thought to have impacted ham radio operators and mariners using low-frequency rigs for communication at frequencies below 10 MHz.

Winning hearts and minds

T he concept of ‘public diplomacy’ is bound up with the ideological battle of the cold war. Broadcaster Ed Murrow popularised the term in the early 1960s when he was director of the United States Information Agency (USIA), which coordinated the US’s cultural diplomacy and ran the fiercely anti-communist Voice of America radio station.

NT cattleman proposes new fantasy broadcaster Radio Outbackistan

Could Radio Outbackistan be the next shortwave broadcaster for rural Australia? In response to the ABC abolishing its HF shortwave radio service, the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association (NTCA) president has turned to humour to propose his own broadcast alternative.

Moscow Deploys Russian Guard And OMON Against Truckers In Daghestan – OpEd

When truckers protested against the Platon system in 2015, more drivers from Daghestan took part than did those in any other region. And now that the long-haul drivers are again protesting, that North Caucasus republic is the leading federal subject in that regard, with several thousand trucks already involved.

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Vedomosti by journalist Anastasiya Kornya ( “In nine of the ten cities with the greatest share of participants in the meetings as a percentage of the total number of residents, participation in the elections was lower than for the country as a whole.” Among these cities were Smolensk, Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Chita, Vladivostok, and Perm.

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Most commentators for completely understandable reasons prefer to draw comparisons with 1917 rather than 1937, but the US-based Russian historian says that for her “it is obvious that the meetings of progressive society which took place supported the intensification of the Kremlin’s anti-corruption....

Amateur radio general license classes continue

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club and Eagle Amateur Radio Club at Embry-Riddle are offering a free study class for the amateur radio general license. Do you have your entry level amateur radio license? Are you ready to move up to the next level? The general class license offers many privileges to boost your enjoyment of “ham” radio.

There Is An ‘Operation Trust’ In Belarus, But Not What Regnum Editor Describes – OpEd

Those two things explain the proclivity of many Moscow analysts of raising the specter of “Operation Trust”-type operations supposedly being conducted by other governments but in fact pioneered by the founder of the Soviet Cheka, Feliks Dzerzhinsky, in the first years of Soviet power, and routinely used by the Cheka’s successors since that time.

Direct Radiative Effect of Aerosols Based on PARASOL and OMI Satellite Observations

Abstract: Accurate portrayal of the aerosol characteristics is crucial to determine aerosol contribution to the Earth's radiation budget. We employ novel satellite retrievals to make a new measurement-based estimate of the shortwave direct radiative effect of aerosols (DREA), both over land and ocean.

AFL live: Bombers return to face Hawks after Port shocks Swans

By Elisabeth Moss. Rare and endangered animals are given new lives by a team of Queensland Museum taxidermists, who share their skills at the World Science Festival. Kevin De Reus has lived in the same 24-kilometre-radius his whole life but it has not stopped him from seeing the world — with the help of a shortwave radio.

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All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in th...

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' h...

AIR earned Rs 10 crore from PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two f...

AIR earns Rs 10 cr from PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, ...

Government blocks access to Radio Tamazuj website, observers condemn decision

South Sudan’s government has cut off access to the website of the news service Radio Tamazuj, a spokesman of the government said. Information Minister Michael M...

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Caucasus Emirate Far From Dead But Focused Now On Syria – OpEd

She details the splits within the organization since the death of Emir Doku Umarov in 2013 and notes the absence of any single agreed-upon leader above the regi...

Can both Presidents leave the country?

By Josef Omorotionmwan. A T the presidential level, what we have today is a big improvement on what we had during the President Musa Yar’ Adua years. During the...

Moscow Losing Control In Transniestria – OpEd

By Paul Goble The flight of the former Transniestrian president to Chisinau coming after Moldova’s erection of customs posts on Ukrainian territory on the borde...

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In the words of one Russian Witness, “Witnesses don’t take up arms, they do not participate in wars and meetings. We will struggle but by purely legal methods. ...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41 in possible suicide

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition. More > Six teenage m...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech: Information on Document Availability

Regulatory News: The Investor Relations news on the first half 2017 results of Sartorius Stedim Biotech Group (BOURSE: DIM) is now available at. Sartorius Sted...

Acclaimed Iranian artist refused visa to attend Edinburgh book festival

. Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi says Kafkaesque reasons given for refusal. Ehsan Abdollahi has got no right of appeal to contest denial of a vis...

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho not for sale, says Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is not for sale. Sky Sports News revealed on Thursday that Barcelona want to sign the Brazil in...

IMF backs conditional $1.8 billion bailout for Greece

A new cap on debt in the International Monetary Fund’s latest Greek bailout approved Thursday keeps pressure on Europe to deliver debt relief and prevents Athen...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Spicer Finally Takes On-Camera Questions — From Christian Broadcasting Network

The White House has not held an on-camera daily press briefing since June 29, and Sarah Sanders, the deputy press secretary, is scheduled to again take question...

After failing on health care, McConnell's rep

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listens to a question during a press conference following the weekly policy meeting at the U.S. Capitol Dec. 1, 20...

Juan Williams: Trump's war on U.S. intelligence

Last week, President Trump said it is just blather — not a fact — that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted him to win the presidency. “So, what I keep heari...

Trump’s pious and dangerous enablers

Patriotism is supposed to be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion surely is a close second. So there was President Donald Trump this week with evangelica...

Evangelical leader who prayed for Trump says Russia focus is ‘navel-gazing, tail chasing’

The seminary president who was among evangelical leaders praying over President Donald Trump in the Oval Office said most Christians represented by the group co...

Lighthouse Christian Radio celebrates its 13th Anniversary

With the slogan, “Shining the Light on Darkness”, Lighthouse Christian Radio 101.3FM has been providing a variety of Christian-based programming and music for 2...

Sabahan goes to court in bid to start Christian radio station

Sabahan Ronnie Vun is seeking a court application to allow a Christian radio station in Sabah and Sarawak. — Picture courtesy of Ronnie Vun. KOTA KINABALU, July...

Communion wafers must contain some gluten, Vatican says

The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

Communion bread must contain some gluten, Vatican says

The unleavened bread that Roman Catholics use in the celebration of Communion must contain some gluten, even if only a trace amount, according to a new Vatican ...

Communion bread must contain gluten, Vatican says

The directive, which was dated June 15 but received significant attention only after it was reported by Vatican Radio on Saturday, affirms an existing policy. B...

Christian TV to Sean Spicer: People are wondering how to pray for you

Spicer appeared via a video feed standing under the hot morning sun in the White House courtyard, where he fielded friendly questions about health care, the Rus...

Controversial Moroccan Christian Preacher Challenges Salafi Scholar to Debate

Rabat – The controversial Moroccan Christian preacher Brother Rachid has challenged Moroccan Salafi scholar Mohamed El Fizazi to debate Islam and Christianity. ...

This apocalyptic Korean Christian group goes by different names. Critics say it's just a cult.

A visit with Chairman Lee. The members of Shinchonji call him “Chairman Lee,” or just “the chairman.” In church literature, he is also variously identified as “...

Christian Television Network host to bring talents to stage at Dulcet

Derrick Williams, host of the Christian Television Network's The Gospel Voice , brings something new to New Port Richey this month. Beginning July 23, the vocal...

Christian TV In Russia Bribes LGBT To Leave The Country

Christian TV In Russia Offers To Pay LGBT To Leave The Country For Good. Russia’s religious TV channel is offering to send LGBT Russians abroad for good, so th...

Additional Radio Scotland service an exciting prospect

Nothing could be further from the truth. It has, in fact, been my long-held belief – an ambition shared by the Director of BBC Scotland, Donalda MacKinnon – tha...

Empire State Building And iHeartHedia Premiere New Music-To-Light Show Featuring The King Of Bachata Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos' new single "Carmin" featuring Latin global superstar Juan Luis Guerra . The Empire State Building's music-to-light show will exclusively premiere ...

England legend Peter Crouch handed microphone on own daily radio show on Radio X

striker Crouch will sit in on Gordon Smart's Radio X evening show for two weeks starting on Monday, July 24. The former England hit man will present on weekday ...

England legend Peter Crouch handed microphone on own daily radio show on Radio X

is set to be handed the mic on his very own radio show. striker Crouch will sit in on Gordon Smart's Radio X evening show for two weeks starting on Monday, July...

Applied Data Finance Announces Marketing Agreement with iHeartMedia

)--Applied Data Finance, LLC (ADF), a leading technology-enabled lender and asset manager, announced today a marketing agreement with iHeartMedia, the leading m...

21st July 2017

By Rita Okoye. For the General Manager, Integrated Television Services (ITS), Musbau Rotimi Salami, his outfit has been ready since May to go digital and enable...

How Harley Davidson Created Demand As Told On C-Suite TV

NEW YORK, NY, Jul 20, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- C-Suite TV's Executive Perspectives Live interviews the former Harley Davidson executive at the NSSF Shot...

China Digital TV Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from NYSE

BEIJING July 20, 2017 /PR Newswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platfo...

China Digital TV Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from NYSE

BEIJING July 20, 2017 /PR Newswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud platfo...

How GOtv Used Promos to Boost Consumer Experience

Competition in the pay tv market has assumed a new dimension since the emergence of GOtv and Startimes in the Nigerian entertainment sector, writes Raheem Aking...

Singtel begins 800Mbps LTE-A rollout on Orchard Road

Singtel has announced it will open its 800Mbps LTE-A rollout on Orchard Road, before extending the upgrades to Raffles Place and Clarke Quay before the end of A...

LIVE: Nifty above 9,900; RIL up 3.5% as 40th AGM begins

11:43 AM Jio phone fulfills PM Narendra Modi's Digital India and Make in India wishes. 11:37 AM Mukesh Ambani: Jio Phone is 100% 4G LTE phone. 11:34 AM Mukesh A...

Jio to raise Rs 200 bn for next phase of expansion

MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) is planning to raise Rs 200 billion through a rights issue of OCPS (optionally convertible preference shares). Jio will rais...

Singtel launches 800Mbps mobile data speeds at selected locations

SINGAPORE: Singtel said on Friday (Jul 21) it will launch near-gigabit mobile data speeds at selected high-traffic outdoor locations, starting with Orchard Road...

Reliance Jio LYF 4G VoLTE feature phone: To run KaiOS, will have an app store too

Reliance Jio LYF 4G VoLTE feature phone is expected to be unveiled by Mukesh Ambani at company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which takes place today. Now a re...

Fear And Fury In Venezuela, As Strike Protesting 'Dictatorship' Begins

6 hrs ago Read more: National Public Radio Demonstrators block an avenue during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday. A 24-hour nationw...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

Joseph Brown, Louis Weisberg and Stephanie Losse filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Western District Court of Wisconsin on Monday against Gov. Scott Walker, state Depa...

Agencies investigate if military training set Oregon fires

PLUSH, Ore. (AP) � Federal and state agencies are investigating if there was a link between a string of wildfires in southeastern Oregon and military training e...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A group of Wisconsin residents say the state's hunter harassment law stifles free speech and are suing state officials in federal court. Wi...

Wisconsin officials sued over hunter harassment law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of Wisconsin residents say the state's hunter harassment law stifles free speech and are suing state officials in federal court. W...

The Psychedelic Furs are back by popular demand

Updated 10 minutes ago. Their songs were college radio staples in the early '80s — “The Ghost in You,” “Heartbreak Beats,” “All That Money Wants,” “House,” “Lov...

Jeff Moehlis: Break On Through with Robby Krieger from The Doors

There was a guy, Bob Brinkmeyer or something like that, and he ran the radio show out at the college. So we did a lot of shows with him, you know, just on the c...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Chattanooga radio reporter fired, blames lawmakers updated

Jacqui Helbert claims she was holding this mic and wearing these headphones when she went with students to meet lawmakers. (Image: WTVC) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 71 Comments 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Heritage railway stations tuning into the 1960s

A HERITAGE railway will be hosting a special tribute to pirate radio during its festival celebrating the 1960s. An exhibition dedicated to the history of offsho...

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is 14 Jul 21:50

Pastor la vista, baby! FCC enforcers shut down church pirate radio Forget about the internet: FM is where the real action is. Open up! It's the FCC! The words ...

Kanu Or Saraki: Who Is A Greater Threat To Nigeria?

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who the government of President Buhari inadvertently made popular after it sent him into detention. Before then he was a lit...

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospit...