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Out of curiosity, President Trump, which of these 500-plus positions aren't worth filling?

TRUMP: Well, a lot of those jobs, I don’t want to appoint, because they’re unnecessary to have. You know, we have so many people in government, even me, I look at some of the jobs and it’s people over people over people. I say what do all these people do? You don’t need all those jobs.

The Fake British Radio Show That Helped Defeat the Nazis

It was just before five in the evening on May 23, 1941, and the Chief's radio career had begun. What the Chief said over the next six minutes or so was something that Nazi troops listening to their shortwave radios had never heard before. Using foulmouthed language, graphically pornographic....

ABC boss grilled in Senate Estimates over axing shortwave service

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has told a Senate Estimates hearing she is confident the organisation has not breached its charter by cancelling its shortwave radio service. Victorian senator Bridget McKenzie in particular grilled Ms Guthrie on the ABC board's decision to cut the service, and....

Michelle Guthrie answers questions about shortwave radio

. Posted February 28, 2017 21:53:02. ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie answers questions at a Senate Estimates hearing into the decision to cut the ABC's shortwave service. Source: | Duration: 3min 55sec. Topics: By Bronwyn Adcock for Background Briefing People living on low incomes in coastal....

Guthrie grilled on NT shortwave cut-off

Both sides of politics have criticised the ABC boss over a decision to switch off its shortwave radio service in the Northern Territory and parts of the Pacific. Managing director Michelle Guthrie was grilled about the December announcement when she fronted a Senate hearing in Canberra on Tuesday afternoon.

Is Baku Transforming Azerbaijan From A Shiia To A Sunni Muslim Country? – OpEd

While such a shift in religious affiliation would seem unlikely in most cases, there are at least two reasons why it may not be in Azerbaijan’s case. On the one hand, the split between Shiia and Sunnis in that country is much closer than many imagine, with roughly 60 percent of the population being Shiia and 40 percent Sunni.

Rumors And Lines Played Role Of Social Media In 1917 – OpEd

Indeed, Svobodnaya press commentator Georgy Yans argues, these lines and the rumors spread along them were “’the social networks’ of that time” and “the catalyst of the February revolution,” an insight that says a great deal about Russia a century ago and perhaps even more about Russia and other....

Is Lukashenka Going To Be First Foreign Leader To Lose Power Because Of Trump’s Victory? – OpEd

Among the most prominent of these is Konstantin Zatulin, director of the Moscow Institute of CIS countries, who argues that Lukashenka miscalculated in betting that Clinton would win and that Moscow would have no choice to support him regardless of what he said or did ( That is because the....

Local 6 mins ago 4:53 p.m. This amazing thing inspired me to become a scientist. What will inspire

HOUSTON - Shortwave radio inspired the last generation of tech enthusiasts. Weather satellites inspired me. What will inspire the next generation to pursue the sciences? I wanted to share my experience and the magic of pulling down an image directly from orbit -- without the internet -- and ask what you think might inspire tomorrow's scientists.

Local This amazing thing inspired me to become a scientist. What will inspire the next generation? This amazing thing inspired me to become a scientist. What will inspire the next generation? Shortwave radio inspired the last generation. Weather satellite

HOUSTON - Shortwave radio inspired the last generation of tech enthusiasts. Weather satellites inspired me. What will inspire the next generation to pursue the sciences? I wanted to share my experience, and get opinion. Every generation has a, "tech thing". For many in the 1990s and 2000s, it was video games.

Update from Bishop Amateur Radio Club

Press release. From October 30, 2016 to November 1, 2016 members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club participated in the Nationwide Communications Exercise, COMMEX 16-4. This exercise simulated a total failure of traditional communications such as, telephone, cell phones and internet.

Light snow possible next several days in Eugene

Light snow is possible the next several days in the Willamette Valley, with the best chance for low elevation snow on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday morning was dry in Eugene, but showers were expected to start in the afternoon after a shortwave trough moves inland, the weather service said.

LG Innotek develops new shortwave LED

By Yoon Sung-won Sterilization technology is about to take a leap forward with a newly developed advanced shortwave light-emitting diode (LED), LG Innotek said Thursday. It said its new 70 milliwatt (mW) UV-C LED is 1.5 times more effective at sterilization than its competitor's 45mW module.

Lee Min Ho completes 10 years in industry: Top 5 memorable drama roles of the actor

‎The Legend of the Blue Sea actor Lee Min Ho has completed 10 years in the industry and he is called "the Ryan Gosling of Korea" for all right reasons. His stardom is not limited to South Korea as he has a great fan following in China, Japan, US, and many other countries.

Amnesty International Report Condemns Revival Of 1930s-Style ‘Us-Them’ Rhetoric – OpEd

In 2016, Salil Shetti, Amnesty International’s secretary general says, many leaders “began to use rhetoric directed at the dehumanization of whole groups of the population, refugees and migrants, foreigners and representatives of other confessions” in order to gain power by “manipulating collective....

Kirill’s Overreaching Marginalizing Russian Orthodox Church – OpEd

In a commentary for the Grani portal, Mitrokhin says that the conflict over St. Isaac’s has now become “an all-Russian scandal,” one that has not ended despite Putin’s decision to return things to where they were before it started, given that church services had been held there even when it was only....

Over and out as youth in central Victoria take up amateur radio

The digital age means amateur radio is no longer as popular as it once was but a group of youth in central Victoria is embracing the technology. Castlemaine student Kezia Hamilton is a product of radio communications, so to speak — her parents met while talking on CB radio as teenagers.

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

L ee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two Winter Olympics in Asia would significantly shift the balance, Lee said.

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

SAPPORO, Japan: Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two Winter....

Sharing Radio Communications with Next Generation

In May 2016 Barrett Communications supplied the Rainbow Radio League (RRL), a not-for-profit organisation in St Vincent and the Grenadines, with high-frequency (HF) and very high-frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment. Since this time they have been working to install the donated equipment at key locations among the country's islands.

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HCM City’s authorities want to draw int’l tourists to Dam Sen Park. Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Mr. Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday asked the city’s Department of Tourism to attract international visitors to Dam Sen Park which is the city’s largest natural park in District 11.

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two....

Sputnik, Voice of Vietnam Broadcaster Sign Cooperation Agreement

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The parties agreed to develop a bilateral professional relationship in information to strengthen cooperation between Moscow and Hanoi and had already started sharing text materials and would share radio news and programs in the near future. "Sputnik is honored to cooperate with one of Vietnam’s leading media outlets.

Sports Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) - Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two....

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

SAPPORO, Japan -- (AP) Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports competition, staging the next two....

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia

By JIM ARMSTRONG AP Sports Writer. SAPPORO, Japan (AP) - Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged behind North America and Europe in terms of winter sports....

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Jonglei government-owned radio off-air, citizens rely on independent media outlets

The Jonglei state government-owned Jonglei Public Radio has been off-air since the outbreak of civil war in 2013 and may remain so, allegedly due to lack of off...

Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later...

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel....

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...

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Moscow To Go After All Faiths Russian Orthodox Church Doesn’t Like? – OpEd

By Paul Goble A Duma roundtable this week shows that deputies are preparing to further gut the 1997 Russian Freedom of Conscience Law and bring the power of the...

How Kiev Takes Kurt Volker for an Idiot

by Scott Humor. Regardless of what the US’s new envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, thinks of himself, he arrived to Ukraine to buy a Brooklyn Bridge, whether he wan...

Kyrgyzstan: Fight Over Alphabets Heating Up – OpEd

By Paul Goble Kyrgyzstan has become the latest post-Soviet country where a struggle has broken out between those who want to shift from the Cyrillic to the Lati...

Russians Less Attached To Ideology Than Many Assume – OpEd

By Paul Goble Analysts of all political persuasions tend to assume that this or that group of the population is deeply attached to a particular ideology and tha...

The Latest: Sessions' El Salvador trip focuses on MS-13 gang

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is on a mission to El Salvador that aims to strengthen international cooperation in the fight against the street gang MS-13....

Demographic Dividend: Skilled youth holds the key to reaping benefits

Bangladesh would be able to reap the full benefits of demographic dividend when it equips the large young population with technical education and skill, said pa...

Social Business Day conference cancelled

A conference, which was supposed to be organised by Yunus Centre today, was cancelled as police said they would not be able to provide security for the event. A...

Siddiqur flown to Chennai

Titumir college student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were damaged in “police action” during a demonstration at Shahbagh on July 20, was taken to India for better...

Mehedi's time to learn

Mehedi Hasan had a spectacular arrival to international cricket as he took nineteen wickets during his debut Test series against England at home last year. But ...

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...

What Trump Owes America's Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump's ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

Trump and the Christian Fascists

Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of...

How Evangelicals Are Influencing President Trump

Trump’s White House Has Evangelicals ‘On Speed Dial,’ Says Activist Who Prayed Over President. Evangelical Christians have unprecedented access to President Do...

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...

Vatican turns off fountains amid drought in Rome

The Vatican has switched off its fountains amid a growing water shortage in Rome and surrounding areas which had just 26 days of rain this year, Vatican Radio r...

DRC: Kivu residents protest abduction of priests with silence (Radio Vatican 07/25/17 )

Residents of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo have staged a week-long silent protest intended to send a message to the kidnappers of two Catholic ...

St. Peterâ s Square fountains being shut off due to drought

Vatican City • The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. Vatican Radio on Monday...

St Peter’s Square fountains shut due to drought

Vatican City: The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St Peter’s Square, because of Italy’s drought. Vatican Radio on Monday s...

Vatican shuts down fountains amid Italy drought, in line with Pope Francis' environment teachings

Amid a prolonged drought across many parts of Italy, the Vatican is shutting off its famous fountains in a move described by officials as being in line with Pop...

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...

SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On July 27, 2017 , we reported our financial and operating results for the three and six months ended J...

AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AiNET has been awarded a contract by Prince George's County to run dark fiber to the County Public Safety Communicatio...

AiNET brings dark fiber to Prince George's County Public Safety Communications Radio Network

WASHINGTON July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AiNET has been awarded a contract by Prince George's County to run dark fiber to the County Public Safety Communication...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Charlize Theron admits to taking drugs in her 20s

Charlize Theron has admitted to taking drugs in her twenties. Although the 41-year-old actress now leads a quiet life with her son Jackson and daughter August, ...

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss. July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featuring...

Christmas in July? C Spire schedules "customer appreciation days" on July 28-29

RIDGELAND, Miss., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is pulling out all the stops and throwing a huge celebration at all its retail stores this week featurin...

TECHNICOLOR: FIRST HALF 2017 RESULTS

     The level of activity in VFX for film and TV was sustained with the teams working on more than 25 Film projects, including Warner Bros. Wonder Woman a...

Airtel Digital TV sub base expands, even as ARPUs dip

MUMBAI: Q1 2018 ended 30 June 2017 has been a bit of a mixed bag for the Sunil Mittal headed Bharati Airtel’s DTH biz – Airtel Digital TV. Its subscriber base e...

26th July 2017

By Zika Bobby. Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, has said that the company is happy with subscribers’ excitement in the ongoing WOW reward prom...

A flaw in wireless networks lets hackers pretend to be you

They're coming from your own phone number. Consider how unique your phone number is to your identity. It's tied to a majority of your online accounts for bankin...

How Microsoft wants to bring broadband to rural Americans

Old, unused TV signals could soon become the rural broadband of the future — but the TV stations of today have some qualms about the idea. People have been maki...

Why Verizon Communications Inc. Stock Jumped Today

Shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) popped on Thursday morning, trading 6.5% higher as of 11:15 a.m. EDT. The fuel for this fire came from Verizon's sec...

Comcast offers wireless service in Middle Tennessee

Comcast is offering wireless service in Middle Tennessee through its retail locations. Xfinity Mobile will rely on Comcast’s 4G LTE network and 200,000 Wi-Fi ho...

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL have more reasons to be afraid of Reliance Jio: Here's why

Reliance Jio's unparalleled contributions to the Indian telecom industry from a consumer perspective have made mobile internet a necessity than a luxury. By off...

This National Guard Jet Is A Fueling Station In The Sky

The 126th Air Refueling Wing has eight KC-135 Stratotankers. The planes can carry 33,000 gallons of fuel. (Maria Altman/St. Louis Public Radio) Scott Air Force ...

Government open to cooperation with president

The government is open to cooperating with president Andrzej Duda on the judiciary reform, but its goals are on the matter are "clearly set", cabinet spokespers...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Slaughterhouse to pay $1,250 for failing to stun animals

A Vermont slaughterhouse that officials say failed to properly stun animals before slaughter has agreed to pay the state more than $1,000. Vermont Public Radio ...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear 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...

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Pirates of the airwaves want youth to tune in

The story of pirate radio has been told by Hollywood but a new event wants to let younger people know that listening to the music you love was once not as easy ...

Kurupt FM announce London Roundhouse takeover

pirate radio heroes Kurupt FM have announced details of a takeover. London Roundhouse They will bring The Lost Tapes Tour to the venue on Tuesday October 10. Th...

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...