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Jim Lehrer of PBS’s ‘NewsHour’ Dies at 85

Jim Lehrer, the even-keeled Public Broadcasting Service anchor who won high marks across the political spectrum for his fair-minded, in-depth approach to journalism over a decadeslong career, has died. He was 85 years old. His death was announced by “PBS NewsHour,” the nightly newscast Mr.

Politics Charlie Baker says calling Ayanna Pressley's remarks a 'rant' was an 'obviously terrible' word choice

Gov. Charlie Baker remains contrite about referring to Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s remarks about fighting for the rights of women and people of color a “ ” earlier this week. “My word choice was obviously terrible,” the Massachusetts governor said during an appearance Thursday on WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio.

Jim Lehrer of the 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' dies at 85

Lehrer wrote that it was ironic that the Watergate hearings helped establish the importance of public TV, since President Richard Nixon hated public broadcasting. He also recalled that the lengthy hearings gave him the chance to practice his new craft, and MacNeil, already a veteran, gave him....

Sanders tops 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire: poll

(I-Vt) has jumped out to a substantial lead over his 2020 Democratic primary opponents in New Hampshire, according to a new WBUR News survey focused on the early-primary state. The poll, which was released by the Boston public radio station on Thursday, shows that Sanders's support has surged over....

Report: Russian prison reprimanded on treatment of Naama Issachar

. Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Nikolayevna Moskalkova has reprimanded the administration of the Russian prison where Naama Issachar is being held for preventing her from meeting her mother, according to the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation.

Poll: Blue and White leads Likud by 4

. A poll published Thursday morning by the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation shows that the Blue and White Party will receive 35 Knesset seats, while Likud will receive 31. The the right-religious bloc will get 55 mandates, the center-left bloc will receive 44 seats, Yisrael Beytenu 8 and the predominantly Arab parties 13.

Foreign Minister: Everyone takes the historical truth in his own directions

. Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz told public radio, Thursday morning , "I am on my way to Ben Gurion to receive [Russian President Vladimir] Putin and [United States Vice President] Mike Pence. They are expected to land close to each other around 9 am.

Israel troops kill 3 Gazans

Israeli public radio said the raiders penetrated 400 metres (yards) into Israel from central Gaza "under cover of stormy weather" before the troops stopped them. — Courtesy photo OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israeli troops Tuesday shot dead three Palestinians who crossed into Israel from Gaza and hurled an explosive device at soldiers, the army said.

MN Republicans ask Sherburne County to become a ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — Some Minnesota state lawmakers have asked a county to declare itself a “Second Amendment sanctuary” to block enforcement of proposed gun laws that they believe would violate the U.S. Constitution. The lawmakers made the request in a letter sent to Sherburne County commissioners on Monday, Minnesota Public Radio News reported.

Rob Davis | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Leaders have cited inaccurate information in an email blast, newspaper advertisement and remarks Wednesday. Douglas County leaders couldn't afford to keep their libraries open. But they found a way to fly premium class. The Oregonian/OregonLive is joining forces with Oregon Public Broadcasting and Pro Publica to dig deep into the timber industry.

Israel troops kill 3 Gaza ‘attackers’

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians late Tuesday who crossed into Israel from Gaza and hurled an explosive device at soldiers, the army said. Israeli public radio said the raiders penetrated 400 metres (yards) into Israel from central Gaza “under cover of stormy weather” before the troops stopped them.

What news aren't we hearing from the media?, by James G. Smart

If one listens to mainstream media (which includes public radio and TV) for instance, one still hears that Oswald alone killed JFK; that two airplanes brought down three towers on 9/11; that airplane fuel can indeed melt steel, that the Taliban, Isis, Hamas and “terrorists” (lurking everywhere) are existential threats.

'Blue Zone' recipes encourage longevity

Recently, public radio featured the release of a new cookbook called “The Blue Zones Kitchen, 100 Recipes to Live to 100.” The book by Dan Buettner contains a collection of recipes from different parts of the world where people live the longest. The group of experts and doctors Dan worked with labeled the areas as Blue Zones.

Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinian teens near Gaza border

Israeli forces shot and killed three Palestinians who tried to enter into Israel from the southern besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli media reported, although a Gazan police source said the three were unarmed teenagers. Israeli public radio said that the three youths tried to enter into Israel late on....

Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan nominated for IWF Lifter of the Year 2019 award

Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan has been nominated for the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Lifter of the Year 2019 award. Vying for the award are Om Yun-chol (People’s Republic of Korea), Shi Zhiyong (China), Lyu Xiaojun (Chna) and Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia). Voting is now open on © 2013-2020 Public Radio of Armenia.

Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinians near Gaza border

Israeli forces shot and killed three Palestinians who tried to enter into Israel from the southern besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli media reported. Israeli public radio said that the men tried to enter into Israel late on Tuesday "under cover of stormy weather" before being stopped.

Former chief of Armenia’s National Security Service found dead

Former chief of the National Security Service Georgi Kutoyan has been found dead at an apartment on Paruyr Sevak street. Spokesperson for the Investigative Committee of Armenia Naira Harutyunyan confirmed the news to Public Radio of Armenia. Representatives of the Investigative Committee have....

Mkhitaryan gets birthday wishes from UEFA, Arsenal, Roma

Armenia international Henrikh Mkhitaryan is getting congratulations on his 31st birthday. “Happy birthday Henrikh Mkhitaryan! The AS Roma playmaker turns 31 today!” his current club Roma said in a Twitter post. The club a;so shared a recap of his goals. © 2013-2020 Public Radio of Armenia.

Court rejects another Omar Shakir request to discuss his stay in Israel

. Chief Justice Esther Hayut has rejected a request by Human Rights Watch and former local director Omar Shakir to hold a further hearing on his request to stay in Israel, according to public radio. In early November, the Supreme Court upheld Interior Minister Aryeh Deri's decision not to extend....

Career soldier arrested for stealing thousands of liters of fuel

. A career soldier, responsible for the fuel at an Air Force base, was arrested 10 days ago on suspicion of stealing thousands of liters of fuel and selling it to civilians, according to the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation. The soldier allegedly smuggled the fuel out of the base in Jerry cans.

'Why didn't Liberman use the same method to prevent the third election?'

Senior Likud Member of Knesset Yuval Steinitz has responded the pledge of Yisrael Beytenu Party Chairman Avigdor Liberman that there will be no fourth Knesset elections and that a Zionist and liberal government will be formed. Interviewed by public radio, Minister Steinitz asked, "If he has a....

Angola vows to force return of Isabel dos Santos by 'all possible means'

The Angolan government has vowed to use “all possible means” to force the return of Isabel dos Santos following the Luanda Leaks investigation into how the ex-president’s daughter accrued her $2bn fortune. Angola’s prosecutor general, Hélder Pitra Grós, said on Angolan public radio on Monday that....

Liberman pledges no elections after this round

Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party told public radio , Tuesday morning, "I pledge - there will definitely be no more elections, and we will not go to another round. The ones who dragged the country to another round are Blue-and-White and the Likud. We will make sure to form a Zionist and liberal government.

Finance Ministry proposes to raise excise tax on alcohol gradually

RIGA - The Finance Ministry proposes to raise the excise tax rate on alcohol gradually, said Finance Minister Janis Reirs' aide Ints Dalderis (New Unity) in an interview with the Latvian public radio today. "We would call to develop a gradual excise tax hike policy, providing for a excise tax hike....

Two police officers shot and killed in Hawaii

Honolulu, HAWAII — A gunman is being sought in Hawaii after two police officers were shot and killed near a popular tourist area. Hawaii Public Radio reports officers had responded to an assault callout in Waikiki Beach when a man opened fire. The man is also believed to have set fire to the house....
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Hunger Devastates Zimbabwe

Studio 7 will run a five-part series on drought from Monday January 27th to Friday January 31st from 7 to 8 pm. We will be focusing on the devastating effects o...

Celebrating 30 years of broadcasting in the Pacific

Today marks the 30-year anniversary of RNZ Pacific, formerly called RNZ International. On January 24, 1990, Radio New Zealand International beamed into the Paci...

Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 372: Intercomparison of Machine-Learning Methods for Estimating Surface Shortwave and Photosynthetically Active Radiation

Satellite-derived estimates of downward surface shortwave radiation (SSR) and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) are a part of the surface radiation budg...

Analyzing changes in the complexity of climate in the last four decades using MERRA-2 radiation data

The energy balance of the Earth is controlled by the shortwave and longwave radiation emitted to space. Changes in the thermodynamic state of the system over ti...

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H.R. 4331, TIBETAN POLICY AND SUPPORT ACT OF 2019

(AGENPARL) – Washington (D.C), mer 22 gennaio 2020. H.R. 4331 would authorize appropriations for assistance to Tibetans and authorize the Administration to impo...

Betty White Turns 98

In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, Betty White attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. White will be honored with this year's ...

Behind the News: Inside China Global Television Network

Research on the use of media as a tool of public diplomacy has for decades noted the importance of the pursuit of “direct communication with foreign peoples, wi...

Ukraine's Only English-Language TV Channel Shuts Down

Ukraine's only English-language television channel, UATV, has stopped broadcasting. "Ukrainian international state broadcaster UATV will cease the production of...

International firm chosen to draw up Kulim airport master plan

Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir says Kedah is in the midst of acquiring land on which to build KXP. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 24, 2020. THE Keda...

WHO: 2019-nCoV not yet 'Public Health Emergency of International Concern'

MANILA, Philippines The World Health Organization on early Friday morning locally said that it is still too early to announce a “Public Health Emergency of Inte...

View all articles under Natural Living

The international publication for organic and sustainable trade. Tue, 17/04/18 - 09:00 By O.W.N News Network New studies by US researchers found that major bot...

The Killing of Soleimani under International Law– Is it Legal?

On 3rd January, the US Reaper Drone launched airstrikes destroying two vehicles at Baghdad international airport. Several people were killed in this attack, inc...

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies req...

BBC to close Whitehaven medium wave transmitter which broadcasts Radio Cumbria

RADIO: A medium wave transmitter which broadcasts BBC Radio Cumbria in and around Whitehaven will be switched off later this year Picture: Google Maps. A MEDIU...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and providin...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Translation-Interpretation Booth Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and pro...

Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Size, Share, Development by 2024

Global Info Research offers a latest published report on Medium Wave Infrared Heater Market Analysis and Forecast 2019-2025 delivering key insights and providin...

It’s Sairbeen’s final goodbye after 51 years

BBC Urdu’s flagship radio programme about current affairs Sairbeen will fall silent on Dec 31 this year and will not see the New Year after having been on air f...

The imperfect vessel: why white evangelicals see Trump as King Cyrus

B efore the end of 2016 there was little in Donald Trump’s life, or frequently offensive political campaign, to suggest that as president he would be hailed as ...

The Evangelicals Who Pray for War With Iran

Last Friday, a day after Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and nine others were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, the Christian Zionist advocacy group Chr...

Is Trump losing support among evangelicals?

What’s happening. Christianity Today, a prominent evangelical magazine, published an editorial last week arguing that President Trump should be removed from off...

Online sports network helps fill coverage void left after WFCO FM sale

LANCASTER - When long-time Christian radio station 90.9 WFCO FM become 90.9 The River WFCO in November, it meant a major loss of local high school sports covera...

Clarence Thomas named as keynote speaker for dedication of Nathan Deal Judicial Center

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court will be the keynote speaker at the dedication of the state’s new Nathan Deal Ju...

Justice Thomas to help dedicate Georgia judicial building

ATLANTA — (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the dedication of Georgia's new judicial center. Georgia ...

Justice Thomas to help dedicate Georgia judicial building

ATLANTA — (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the dedication of Georgia's new judicial center. Georgia ...

Labella mobisita sa Batangas aron mosusi sa kahimtang sa pagbuto sa Taal

ISIP chairman sa League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) ug pangulo sa dakbayan sa Sugbo, si Mayor Edgardo Labella ug uban sa uyag disaster team molarga karon...

Israel’s anti-ICC campaign leaves Canada caught in the middle January 21 Updated

A fierce Israeli campaign against the International Criminal Court, including a demand for punishment of the court’s officials, has left Canada caught in a dile...

Christian missionaries boasted the 'God TV' network had stopped ALL suicides in Aboriginal towns

Christian evangelists are forced to take down claim that 'God TV' has stopped ALL suicides in Aboriginal communities after a dark discovery God TV is a televang...

Christian missionaries retract claim that God TV is preventing suicide in remote Indigenous communities

God TV is the most popular channel that comes with Instal-Life Christian TV, a satellite and cable service of televangelist-style programming, which has been in...

Christian missionaries retract claim that God TV is preventing suicide in remote Indigenous communities

God TV is the most popular channel that comes with Instal-Life Christian TV, a satellite and cable service of televangelist-style programming, which has been in...

New satellites to deliver Christian TV to WA bush communities

For years, Christian missionaries have relied on bibles and prayer to spread the word of God in remote Aboriginal communities. Now, a more high-tech approach is...

Nearly-new buying guide: Peugeot 3008

Talking of which, prices start at around £13,500 for one in basic Active trim. Basic, yes, but it’s awash with tech including the i-Cockpit (a dynamic 12.3in in...

Radio Broadcasting market Size, Trends And Worldwide Outlook To 2026

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Radio Broadcasting market is growing at a CAGR of 3.5%. The growth of emerging markets, advertising at events, and tech...

Radio Test Set Market Market Analysis by Players, Size, Competitive Analysis, Global and Regional Forecast

. Comments Off on Radio Test Set Market Market Analysis by Players, Size, Competitive Analysis, Global and Regional Forecast. The Radio Test Set Market market...

Robert Conrad has led WCLV since 1962: My Cleveland

Robert Conrad has led WCLV since 1962, reportedly making him the nation’s longest-running figure in classical radio and Cleveland’s in radio of any kind. You mi...

Charlie Hunnam admits not having 'great romantic feelings' about marrying longtime girlfriend

Charlie Hunnam admits that he is indifferent to the idea of marriage although he has been with his girlfriend, Morgana McNelis, for over 13 years. The "Sons of ...

samoa Wild weather blamed for digital TV delay By Soli Wilson, 24/01/2020

Recent wild weather has been blamed for delays to the planned national digital television rollout. On Thursday, the Minister of Communication, Information and T...

Conditional Access Module (CAM) Market 2018 Global Share, Trend, Segmentation, Analysis Industry, Opportunities and Forecast to 2021

. Comments Off on Conditional Access Module (CAM) Market 2018 Global Share, Trend, Segmentation, Analysis Industry, Opportunities and Forecast to 2021. A cond...

Comscore Executive Carol Hinnant Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer

New structure strengthens commercial operations, reinforces Comscore's focus on driving growth across digital, television and cross-platform engagements. RESTON...

Asia-Pacific Digital Advertising Market Growth Analysis By Size, Share, News, Demand During 2019-2026

Asia-Pacific digital advertising market is expected to grow by 14.0% during 2019-2026, becoming the largest regional market in the world. Highlighted with 27 ta...

Europe Digital Advertising Market Growth Analysis By Size, Share, News, Demand During 2019-2026

Europe digital advertising market reached $62.43 billion in 2018, representing the third largest regional market in the world following North America and APAC. ...

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ non-5G variants ‘revealed’ by the company itself

As Samsung Galaxy S20’s launch date comes closer, the leaks have also started flowing-in more than before . The latest piece of information regarding the Samsun...

4 things we expect from Apple in 2020

Even though Apple launched the trio of iPhone 11 models just four months ago in September, the rumor mill is already looking to the horizon and speculating on 2...

2-tank Dental Micro-sandblasters Market || Insights, New Project Investment and Potential Growth Scope

A comprehensive analysis of the 2-tank Dental Micro-sandblasters market is presented in this document, along with a brief overview of the segments in the indust...

LTE (184)

The global mobile communication services market has always been prone to technological disruption and innovation. Over the past 10 years, however, the mobile vo...

ICC lauds efforts for foolproof security

LAHORE - A High-Level Delegation of International Cricket Council and Pakistan Cricket Board visited Punjab Safe Cities Authority Headquarters at Qurban lines o...

Jim Lehrer of PBS’s ‘NewsHour’ Dies at 85

Jim Lehrer, the even-keeled Public Broadcasting Service anchor who won high marks across the political spectrum for his fair-minded, in-depth approach to journa...

Politics Charlie Baker says calling Ayanna Pressley's remarks a 'rant' was an 'obviously terrible' word choice

Gov. Charlie Baker remains contrite about referring to Rep. Ayanna Pressley’s remarks about fighting for the rights of women and people of color a “ ” earlier t...

Jim Lehrer of the 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' dies at 85

Lehrer wrote that it was ironic that the Watergate hearings helped establish the importance of public TV, since President Richard Nixon hated public broadcastin...

Sanders tops 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire: poll

(I-Vt) has jumped out to a substantial lead over his 2020 Democratic primary opponents in New Hampshire, according to a new WBUR News survey focused on the earl...

Report: Russian prison reprimanded on treatment of Naama Issachar

. Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Nikolayevna Moskalkova has reprimanded the administration of the Russian prison where Naama Issachar is being held ...

Tony Blackburn on his exciting pirate radio days, his love of 60s music and meeting Frank Sinatra

Tony Blackburn’s career nearly sank before it started.. He was working for Radio Caroline, the pirate radio station, at the time. “It was exciting and sometimes...

The DJ on going from playing pirates as a child in Dorset to hosting pirate radio

I fell in love with soul music when, as a child, I heard my father playing a Jackie Wilson record. And I suppose I fell in love with America then, too. By 1966,...

The DJ on going from playing pirates as a child in Dorset to hosting pirate radio

I fell in love with soul music when, as a child, I heard my father playing a Jackie Wilson record. And I suppose I fell in love with America then, too. By 1966,...

EDITORIAL Give radio pirates chance to go legit

Shut down a pirate radio station, and you might be shutting down a community’s lifeline. While there can be good cause for the federal government to close down ...