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Two groups seek clemency for inmate Doyle Lee Hamm

Alabama is set to go forward with its planned execution Thursday, but two groups have written to both Gov. Kay Ivey and the federal government asking for the execution to be called off. This week, both the International Commission Against the Death Penalty and the United Nations Special Rapporteurs sent letters on Doyle Lee Hamm's behalf.

DEWA, Denmark seek closer co-operation in power sector

DUBAI, 20th February, 2018 (WAM) -- Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, inaugurated workshops that aim to review and exchange best international practices and discuss investment-enhancing opportunities in electricity and water, building retrofits, energy efficiency, and sustainability.

US women’s hockey team arrives at chance for redemption

That they go at it with such regularity is one part statement on the worldwide lack of depth in the sport, but many parts more a reflection of the commitment the two neighboring nations have put into their national programs. Round and round they go at every international tournament, splitting their pie almost in half.

Ministry of Climate Change delivers climate initiatives to touch the lives of 10 million people around the world

DUBAI, 20th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) launched 'The Climate Project', which aims at delivering climate initiatives that touch the lives of 10,000,000 people by 2020.

Auto Racing

Distraught at Daytona: Teammates Aric Almirola and Kurt Busch had better-than-decent shots at winning the Daytona 500. Dale Earnhardt Jr. made peace with Daytona International Speedway long ago. Darrell Wallace Jr. sobbed in his mother's arms after he posted the best finish for a black driver in the Daytona 500.

Thilawa's Daizen pioneers Myanmar’s logistics libe...

THILAWA Special Economic Zone (SEZ) positions itself as the manufacturing and logistics hub, as an SEZ-based company starts providing bonded warehouse services to both domestic and international companies. Such logistics liberalisation will boost Thai-Myanmar cross-border trade and hence accelerate Myanmar's integration with the regional economy.

GEMS to open four new UAE schools in new academic year

Dubai. GEMS Education has announced the opening of four new schools in the UAE for the 2018/2019 academic year, which begins in September for most schools. GEMS Vertus School and GEMS Founders School-Mizhar will open in Dubai, while an international curriculum school will open on Al Reem Island in....

BCCI invites bid for e-auction of 5 year team India rights

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited bids for media rights of international and domestic cricket matches in India for a five year period from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2023. This time, the rights will be decided via an online auction on 27 March which will start at 2 pm.

Efficient national tax systems critical for sustainable development and inclusive growth, urge UN, partners

At a three-day conference, from 14-16 February, held at UN Headquarters, in New York, under the theme of taxation and SDGs, the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) also urged support for developing countries....

Ahead of Social Justice Day, UN agency calls for fair labour migration governance

“Most migration today is linked, directly or indirectly, to the search for decent work opportunities,” said UN International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder in his message for World Day of Social Justice , which is annually observed on 20 February.

Bribery charge: Plaintiff asks court to sack CCT chair

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja. An Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, has filed a suit seeking the removal of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, following the bribery charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Fugitive Chanthunya OKs Extradition to Malawi

The ministry’s Spokesperson Pilirani Masanjala says the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) chamber is now working with the International Police (Interpol) to bring him to Malawi to answer murder charges of his Zimbabwean girlfriend. “The High Court has also found him to be extraditable and he can be surrendered to Malawi.

Kohli Becames Second Batsman to Cross 900-Point Mark Concurrently in Test and ODIs

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli, on Tuesday, crossed the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODIs) in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings and became only the second batsman in the history of the game to achieve this rare feat.

Court told actress swore at Geoffrey Rush to leave toilet

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, actor Geoffrey Rush poses at the photo call for the film The Best Offer at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin. A lawyer has accused Geoffrey Rush in a court of repeatedly touching an actress inappropriately on an....

Mauritian Academic Diaspora is an important Asset for the Country, states PM

This statement was made by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning during the opening ceremony of the International Conference of the Mauritian Academic....

O’Mahony feared he would never be same again

Peter O’Mahony was in the confession box yesterday. Eleven months after he was named man of the match on his international comeback against England, nine months since he led the Lions into the first Test of their New Zealand series, came a startling admission, namely that 16 months after returning....

Zebo admits he won’t get a recall at Racing

Simon Zebo cannot see himself being recalled for Ireland while he is with Racing 92 in Paris. The 27-year old, already in international exile after his October announcement that he is leaving Munster at the end of this season, said that he has come to terms with being out of the Irish squad.

Each team is trying to attack like All Blacks, says Williams

Shane Williams insists that Six Nations rugby fans have never had it so good in the modern era. There is, insists that the former Wales star, an attacking revolution sweeping the international game after a time of stagnation and negativity. “I think we went through a period of time when defences....

UN urges Cambodia to reconsider constitutional changes amid fears for human rights

PHNOM PENH: U.N. rights experts urged Cambodia on Tuesday to reconsider constitutional amendments, including a law that forbids insulting the monarchy, saying the changes were too vague and failed to meet international standards. Cambodia's parliament last week adopted a law that forbids insulting....

Journalists get life in prison for ‘subliminal coup messages’

Six journalists have been sentenced to life in prison in Turkey for “violating the constitutional order”. The six — who include veteran opposition editors and reporters — are the first journalists to be convicted of involvement in the attempted coup of July 2016, in what has been described as “a chilling precedent” by Amnesty International.

Charity did not report claims against Cox

Save the Children did not tell the Department for International Development about sexual misconduct allegations against Brendan Cox, who resigned as one of its senior executives while facing an investigation. Dfid is understood to be concerned that it was kept in the dark.

AP Top International News at 6:12 a.m. EST Source: AP

Activists: 98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb. Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65. Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge. Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet. Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger.

Japan bank keen to work with Turkey in third countries

Collaboration between Japanese and Turkish firms in other third countries, especially in Africa could bring success since they complement each other, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) senior official said on Tuesday. "Especially in Africa region I understand that Turkish companies have very close ties, network and business routes.

Coffee vs chai: What do Indians like?

According to a recent survey, Indians clearly do not prefer coffee. Photograph: Kind courtesy Narendra Modi/Twitter. A survey published by the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) threw up some interesting facts on the drinking preference of Indians.

Fearnley set for distance in Tokyo

Newcastle’s Kurt Fearnley will contest the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday as he continues preparations for his international swansong at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Fearnley, who is set to retire after the multi-sport event in April, left the country on Tuesday for the weekend’s race fresh from a....

Ocean plastic tide ‘violates the law’

The global tide of ocean plastic pollution is a clear violation of international law, campaigners say. They have been urging for a new global treaty to tackle the problem. But a new report – to be presented to a Royal Geographical Society conference on Tuesday – says littering the sea with plastics is already prohibited under existing agreements.

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

Bill Steele is a collector of odd things. A year ago, for example, he bought the site of the last double hanging in New Brunswick. His latest purchase is less m...

PNG govt to extend public radio services

Papua New Guinea's communications minister, Sam Basil, says he plans to grow radio services in PNG. He marked this week's World Radio Day by saying radio is a ...

Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher

For many of us, radio brings to mind film songs and singsong RJs. But for media expert and community radio practitioner R Sreedher, radio is a tool that holds a...

North Korea’s eerie coded messages RETURN to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

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Asymmetrical Federalism Still ‘Lesser Evil’ For Russia – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many Russians currently are pushing for the equalization of all the federal subjects and the radical decentralization of power in the country, but...

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic ...

North Korean journalists to join world sports press

By Ko Dong-hwan Pyongyang is hoping that its sports journalists, having come to South Korea to monitor the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, will soon join the ...

Russian Demographic Collapse Driving Ethnic Shifts In Non-Russian Republics – OpEd

th century, the share of non-Russians in the population of most non-Russian republics of the Russian Federation increased because the non-Russians had significa...

Stormzy, Dua Lipa win big at Brit Awards

Gorillaz was named best British group, while the Foo Fighters won the award for best international group for the fourth time, beating out the likes of Arcade Fi...

US Jewish group withdraws Holocaust video offensive to Poles

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors and guests walk past the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at the former Nazi German concentration camp on I...

TIA Remains Open But Some Flights Are Canceled

TULSA, Oklahoma - While roadways in Green Country are slick, ice has not yet caused serious problems for runways at Tulsa International Airport. TIA says the ru...

Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race

His concern includes how the 39-year-old bachelor could afford a $1.72 million mortgage on a $2.3 million Lake Simcoe waterfront home and who paid for his inter...

Malacanang Rejects US, International Claims That Duterte Threatens Democracy

MANILA – The Philippines’ presidential Malacanang Palace rejected on Wednesday a United States intelligence report branding President Rodrigo Duterte a threat t...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

Fallen televangelist Jim Bakker is back and now he’s prepping for the Apocalypse

More than 30 years after the fall of PTL, public records indicate that unpaid IRS tax liens against Bakker or against him and Tammy, who died in 2007, still add...

WCTL collects over 9,000 homemade Valentines for veterans

Residents at the Soldiers and Sailors Home are also celebrating Valentine's Day. Residents are enjoying live music and festive treats to ring in the holiday. Pe...

Rwanda Shuts Down Radio Station For Denigrating Women

Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said Monday. The radio sta...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Rwanda’s media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a “vile” sermon against women, it said...

Rwanda shuts radio for denigrating women

. Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it has said. The radio stat...

Rwanda shuts radio station for denigrating women

By AFP 2 hours ago in World Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it...

Fallen PTL preacher Jim Bakker is back with a new message about the Apocalypse

BLUE EYE, MO (Tim Funk/The Charlotte Observer) - Three decades after his PTL empire near Charlotte crumbled amid financial and sex scandals, Jim Bakker is back ...

Live Videos | Trump Pastor Mark Burns First Visit to Rhode Island

Pastor Mark Burns, who has been labeled by Time magazine as “Donald Trump’s Top Pastor” and is the Co-Founder and CEO of the NOW Television Network, a Christian...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

Souter gets behind superfast broadband for rural business

THE investment vehicle of Sir Brian Souter has backed a company which uses spare radio frequencies made available by the shift from analogue to digital televisi...

SC paves way for digital broadcasting

Kathmandu, February 18. The government’s plan to switch country’s analogue television broadcasting system to digital is expected to gain momentum, as the Suprem...

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

London Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized ...

Realising a Digital Revolution

Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to ...

Line of the times

Smartphones and mobile technology have been influential to the digital TV business and audience, changing the landscape of the industry. Now digital TV operator...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

5G will be less sizzle, more substance at MWC CNET

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. © Provided by CNET 5G will bring ...

Sorry, I can't hear you, the line's VoLTE

EE has improved the reliability of its voice calls after a bumpy transition to an all-IP mobile network, according to network sleuth RootMetrics. The introducti...

Port Renfrew, Jordan River earthquake-tsunami warning tests a success

Four high-tech earthquake and tsunami early-warning sirens are up and running on southern Vancouver Island after successful testing over the weekend, says Mike ...

Global Fiber Optic Components Market 2018-2023 by Component, Data Rate, and Application

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Fiber Optic Components Market by Component (Transceivers, AOCs, Cables, Amplifiers, Splitters, Conn...

Is you child bored at home today? Here’s a new free game to learn and have fun, too.

With students out of school Monday for President’s Day, it’s a good time to be aware of a new online game offering free help in math for children in kindergarte...

Film by Award-Winning NU-Q Professor to Be Broadcast on U.S. Network

Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who haws co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on ...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and ...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

Black entrepreneur finds success with Minnesota tech firm

The founder of a thriving Twin Cities startup company is providing guidance to other black tech entrepreneurs in overcoming a dysfunctional home life on the pat...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Stormin: grime pioneer who reinvigorated the rave scene

SaSaSaS’ set at Belgium’s Rampage 2017 festival. The scale and organisation of SaSaSaS’s performances are, in a sense, light years from the barely-cohering chao...

Daughter's book about dad being shot dead The extraordinary life of a pirate radio station owner operating in Kent in the 1960s has been published for the first time.

The daughter of a pirate radio station owner infamously shot dead by a rival has published a book about him. Reg Calvert, known widely as 'Uncle Reg', ran the p...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

A pair of unlicensed radio stations that for years had broadcast music, community events and more from high in the Boulder County foothills fell silent this wee...

Pirate radio signals in Nederland, Ward go dark in wake of FCC action

Gretchen Vahle holds a sign at the start of the Frozen Dead Guy Days parade in Nederland on March 12, 2016. KNED 93.1 FM, an unlicensed radio station that had b...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...