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Sarah Palin biographer claims he is the ideal neighbour

An author working on a critical biography of Sarah Palin who was criticised by her for renting a house next door has claimed he is an ideal person to "guarantee their privacy" and has shooed tourists away from their home.

Old-fashioned scandal closes in on the coalition's new politics

David Laws was the rising star of the 'new politics' – and the holder of its most difficult job. His dramatic departure last night threatens not only the government's puritanical image, but the credibility of its cuts As he travelled by train from Yorkshire to London late last week, David Cameron....

Laws 'may soon be back in government'

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have raised the prospect of a speedy return to Government for David Laws in the wake of his resignation from the Cabinet over expenses abuses.

Battalion among hardest hit in Afghan war

FORWARD OPERATING BASE FRONTENAC, Afghanistan (AP) -- It was Aug. 10, 2009 in the Arghandab River Valley, a hot and dusty day full of unknowns....

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Former Ill. governor faces fight of his life

The day before Rod Blagojevich's world came crashing down, he stood before the TV cameras confident and defiant, as always, declaring he had nothing to hide, even as a giant political scandal was about to engulf him.

Australia mining tax architect rules out retreat

The architect of Australia's controversial new resources tax rejected any weakening of the proposal Thursday, as pension funds warned miners that their vocal opposition was only hurting share prices. Treasury secretary Ken Henry also denied the planned 40 percent "super tax" on mining profits would....

Aid ships poised to defy Gaza blockade

A convoy of ships containing pro-Palestinian activists and aid destined for the blockaded Gaza Strip has prepared to steam south from Cyprus towards Israeli naval vessels determined to stop them.

Socialists Claim Bulgaria's Deputy PMs Fight for Domination

Bulgaria's two Deputy Prime Ministers are in war over economic influence, according to Socialist MP Korneliya Ninova. "Deputy PMs Simeon Djankvo and Tsvetan Tsvetanov don't see eye to eye. In our view, they are fight for economic domination," Ninova said Sunday as cited by Darik Radio. ...

Bulgaria's Ex PM Stanishev Expects Politically Motivated Charges

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has stated that he expected to be charged by the Prosecutor's Office on political grounds. "I am ready, and I know that there is a political intention for that on part of the government," the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Stanishev told the national radio on Sunday.

Scott, the golf club and a mystery woman

Celebrity sports commentator Darren Scott is nursing stitches after being hit over the head with a golf club in a brawl with patrons outside a Hillcrest pub.

I understand the plight of the common man -- Law-maker Anand Ramlogan

Gifted human rights attorney Anand Ramlogan, who filed, fought and won ground breaking suits against the State, is now the chief defender and law-maker of Government. He is also the most high-profile attorney to assume the post, stepping away from a lucratrive practice to serve.

"Challenges" An Addiction Rehab Treatment & Relapse Prevention Program Sponsors Recovery Radio Show

Every Thursday Night Our 10 PM EDT Show On Holistic Lifestyles Radio- We Want To Thank Our Sponsor Challenges Program For Their Support of the Relapse Prevention Hour with Terry Gorski on WWNN 1470 AM Radio. Listen Live (PRWEB) -- Challenges Program is pleased to announce that every Thursday Night...

Belarus Activist Says RFE/RL Popular Among Prison Inmates

An opposition Belarusian activist recently released from prison says RFE/RL's programs in the Belarusian language are available on short wave in jails and are very popular among prison inmates.

Sirit, a Federal Signal Technologies Company, Awarded Contract With Defense Logistics Agency

IRVINE, Calif., May 26 -- Federal Signal Technologies company Sirit Corp. ("Sirit"), a global provider of radio frequency identification ("RFID") technology, announced today that it has been aw...

IPI says Ethiopian election was not free and fair

By Naomi Hunt | International Press Institute (IPI) Ethiopia's electoral board said on Tuesday that the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and allied parties had won a Sunday election by a landslide. European Union chief election observer Thijs Berman praised the....

BBC World Service urged to boost online output

The BBC World Service must look to transfer more of its message to the world online and on to mobile telephones in order to counter potentially severe budget cuts and a sharp decline in its traditional shortwave audience, its director has told the Financial Times.

State Media in Burma Silent on Thai Unrest

While Thailand's increasingly volatile political crisis attracts the attention of much of the world's media, people in Burma are getting only a trickle of information about the situation in a country that is host to a vast Burmese migrant population. State-run television in Burma has provided scant....

Teijin Develops Advanced System for Managing Library Books

Teijin Fibers Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group's polyester fibers business, announced today a new book-management system comprising CELL FORM(tm), Teijin's two-dimensional communication sheet, and UHF-band RFID tags. A field trial of the system is now being conducted at Chiba University Library.

G'day Mate: Australian Defence Force Deploys Integrated RF Communication System

Australian government formally accepts MHFCS final version into service. (May 12/10) To provide Australian armed forces with an integrated communications system, the Australian Defence Force contracted with Boeing Defence Australia, a subsidiary of US-based Boeing, to deploy an integrated HF....

Eritrea: Interview with exiled journalist Biniam Simon (5/10/2010)

The people of Eritrea need the basic human rights of freedom of speech and thought. "We need to think freely and talk freely. If you write what the government wants you to, you know you are not reporting the news." DN

Author's Antarctic Adventure Subject of New Suspense Novel

Mystery, intrigue, adventure, and surviving the power of Mother Nature in the world's most dangerous climate all mark “Frozen in Time,” the new, largely autobiographical novel of a participant in the 16th Chilean Expedition to the Antarctic. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) May 10, 2010 -- M...

(World Politics Review ) Choosing Stability Over Democracy in Ethiopia

Choosing Stability Over Democracy in Ethiopia Lauren Gelfand | Bio | 09 Mar 2010 World Politics Review NAIROBI, Kenya -- It's easy to confuse the interior of Nairobi's Habesha restaurant with a lost corner of Ethiopia. The smell of frankincense and thick, dark coffee waft through the air as the....

Sahara India Media CEO and Editor-in-Chief Sanjeev Srivastava quits

Barely after a four-month stint at Sahara India Media, Sanjeev Srivastava has quit as CEO and Editor-in-Chief.

VOA director writes open letter to Ethiopian listeners

By Andy Sennitt | Radio Netherlands The Voice of America (VOA) is expressing deep concern about the jamming of VOA broadcasts into Ethiopia and the blocking of VOA websites. In an open letter to Ethiopian listeners issued on World Press Freedom Day [3 May], VOA Director Danforth Austin said, “we are opposed to all efforts to [.

VOA Launches News on Arabsat for Ethiopia and the Region

Voice of America announced Wednesday the start-up of a new satellite transmission of many of its Africa language broadcasts, giving the Horn of Africa broadcasts in Afan Oromo, Amharic and Tigrigna prime evening listening time on the 24-hour schedule. Ethiopians and Eritreans with access to....

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Radiance enhancement and shortwave upwelling radiative flux methods for efficient detection of cloud scenes

Abstract: The description, imagery and interpretation of cloud scenes by remote sensing datasets from Earth-orbiting satellites have become a great debate for s...

TuneIn Blocking Debacle: Bombing Internet Radio Back to the Stone Age

When it comes to copyright infringement matters, especially when that involves commercial players doing battle to prevent the wholesale spread of content, my ba...

Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

Police have renewed calls to locate two people missing in the Victorian Alps six months after their disappearance. Russell Hill was last heard on HF radio in th...

Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

By setting up model experiments with and without climate variability, we distinguished and quantified how climate regulates N loads in this region. We found tha...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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Lawmakers Criticize Changes at US International Broadcasting Networks

U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack is the first presidential appointee to serve in a new position created by Congress to modernize U.S.-funded broadc...

Neither Russians Nor Belarusians Favor Belarus Becoming Part Of The Russian Federation – OpEd

According to a new Superjob.ru poll, 39 percent of Russians say they’d vote for amalgamation if a referendum were held, but 24 percent say they’d vote against a...

Ex-Radio Free Europe official: Trump-appointed agency chief brought 'chaos and uncertainty'

Jamie Fly, former president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, will sharply criticize Michael Pack, the new CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, fo...

Australia: I thought you said you were single?: analysing the new model defamation provisions publication rule

After almost a decade of deliberation, the Model Defamation Amendment Bill 2020 was passed in the New South Wales Parliament last month. The reforms import a ra...

U.S slaps sanctions on Iran judge over wrestler’s execution

WASHINGTON : The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests — an execution that...

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

THE HAGUE : Prosecutors for a Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed during Kosovo’s 1990s independence war have arrested their f...

International Space Station EMERGENCY: NASA scrambles to shelter astronauts

Crew members on the orbiting space laboratory have just survived space junk passing perilously close to their home. The astronauts were told to shelter in the S...

Kazakhstan abolishes death penalty

Kazakhstan has joined the international document to abolish the death penalty, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kazakhs...

Is it possible to have a security guard next to every virus?

The great international human experiment in Budapest, which was played as the Super Cup (Bayern-Sevilla 2-1), is over, but it will not be said with what result....

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

Kim Cattrall does not disappoint in ‘Filthy Rich’

When I heard that Kim Cattrall would be starring in a network nighttime soap as the matriarch of a wealthy televangelist family, I smiled. So the most uncomprom...

‘Filthy Rich’ star Steve Harris breaks down new Fox series

Veteran actor Steve Harris, who played lawyer Eugene Young in “The Practice,” returns to the legal game in “Filthy Rich,” the new Fox drama airing Mondays at 9 ...

New Media Partnership Launched, Dedicated To Truth In Reporting

"In our commitment to deliver honest journalism, we are delighted to join forces with Real America's Voice to expand the reach of our online, podcast, and new T...

What’s on TV This Week: ‘A Cry in the Dark’ and ‘The Masked Singer’

Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is a vast one. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies coming to TV this week, Sep...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

Xperi : and FM-world Partner to Expand Coverage of DTS Connected Radio Services in Italy and Beyond

The integration of FM-world content into the Xperi platform feeds live data and streams to the DTS Connected Radio system for Italian broadcasters and all FM-wo...

Time for full digitisation of radio

WE at the Jamaica Observer have a stake in the transformation of Jamaica into a digital society. It would give us a tremendous opportunity to continue to better...

EU issues digital radio

LONDON, UK — The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which entered into force on 20 December 2018, must be transposed into national legislation by E...

‘Stuttering John,’ of Howard Stern fame, sues Sirius XM

NEW YORK John Melendez, who became known as Stuttering John as a longtime sidekick to radio and television host Howard Stern, has sued Sirius XM Holdings Inc fo...

RS Charts: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Continues Reign at Number One

The Rolling Stone Top 100 chart tracks the most popular songs of the week in the United States. Songs are ranked by song units, a number that combines audio str...

Unique SberBox smart streamer for any TV with HDMI ports: video, music, games, and even hairdresser appointments

Sber has unveiled an innovative device, a multimedia set-top box / media player called the SberBox, which comes with a family of Salute virtual assistants and v...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network’s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network s Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

On September 29, REVOLT will be added in HD to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Ja...

Comcast : and REVOLT Sign Agreement to Expand the Network's Availability to Millions More Viewers in Over 30 Markets

Comcast and REVOLT, the unapologetically Hip Hop content platform from Sean “Diddy” Combs dedicated to the creators of this generation, have reached an agreemen...

Scripps creates national television networks business with acquisition of ION Media

CINCINNATI Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will buy national broadcast network ION Media for $2.65 billion , combining the...

You can save $580 off a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Z Flip at Back Market

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip usually costs $1,380 if you buy it new, but Back Market is selling refurbished units for $799. If you’ve wanted to own one of these but ...

Amazon’s new dashcam gadget allows drivers to record police stops

Amazon has released a new dashcam gadget that allows drivers to record police stops by simply saying, “Alexa, I’m getting pulled over,” the company announced Th...

Globe to complete its network upgrade in 2021

Globe Telecom Inc. has launched its largest network upgrade which hinges on a 3-pronged strategy – accelerated cell site builds, upgrade of all sites to 4G/LTE ...

Amazon’s new dashcam gadget allows drivers to record police stops

Amazon has released a new dashcam gadget that allows drivers to record police stops by simply saying, “Alexa, I’m getting pulled over,” the company announced Th...

Get a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Z Flip for 42 percent off at Back Market

consoles and a PS5 digital edition on a phone, now’s your chance to jump in. This version of the Z Flip is compatible with GSM carriers, including AT&T and T-Mo...

Staffers at MPR’s music stations The Current and Classical MPR vote to unionize

The staffs at Minnesota Public Radio’s two music stations, 89.3 The Current and Classical MPR, have voted to unionize and join SAG-AFTRA. More than 80 percent o...

The East African Community expresses interest in Burundi TRC

Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - A delegation of the General Secretariat of the East African Community (EAC) is in Burundi as part of a mission to inform and support...

MPR's only Black classical host Garrett McQueen fired after being taken off air

Updated: 1:17 p.m. Sept. 11 | Posted: 3:20 p.m. Sept. 10. Minnesota Public Radio has fired its only Black classical music host Garrett McQueen. McQueen announce...

Printing press breakdown means Äripäev Thursday issue will appear Friday

Financial daily Äripäev will be published on Friday, September 25 this week, instead of its regular Thursday, as the result of a printing error, the newspaper a...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

DJ MistaJam leaving BBC radio after 15 years

Real name Peter Dalton, MistaJam was born in Nottingham and began DJing at local events as a teenager before taking on a role at a local pirate radio station. ...

Billboard goes up showing Bristol's first Black female DJs

A new billboard has gone up in St Werburghs in celebration of one of the first Black female DJs in Bristol who 'changed the Bristol music scene'. The DJ and art...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...