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Robert Kagan, Washington Post: America first or America only?

Since the end of the Cold War, it has widely been assumed that U.S. foreign policy would follow one of two courses: Either the United States would continue as primary defender of the international order it created after World War II or it would pull back from overseas commitments, shed global....

The Championship will be no surprise to Derby County boss Frank Lampard

Derby County's new boss Frank Lampard played his football at Premier League, Champions League and international level but he says the Championship will not come as a surprise to him. "I watch a lot of the Championship, personally," said Lampard, who was appointed manager at the end of last month.

Nicaraguan Government to Allow International Investigation on Protest Deaths

MANAGUA – The Nicaraguan government and opposition groups agreed on Friday to invite experts from the Organization of American States (OAS), the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) to investigate the nearly 200 deaths that have taken place during anti-government protests, as well as to remove road blocks set up by demonstrators.

WALLIS CLANS SEEK REFERENDUM ON FRENCH RULE

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Oct. 5) – Reformist clans on Wallis say they want a referendum to determine whether the territory should belong to France and whether French law applies. This come after backers of the king last month set up armed blockades across Wallis for....

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A government lawsuit to recover $82 million has taken the shine out of a gold mining company that was able to secure favourable contracts with the previous administration. Amnesty International has challenged a donation made by Kirin's subsidiary Myanmar Brewery to the military, at the height of violence in Rakhine last year.

Penka the Bulgarian cow escapes death sentence after international outcry

Penka wandered away from her herd near the Bulgarian village of Mazarachevo last month and walked out of the bloc into neighbouring Serbia. When she was returned two weeks later, authorities said she would have to be put down as she had violated guidelines under which animals entering the European Union have to have papers verifying their health.

Lawyers pile pressure on Zec

Parliamentary and civic rights watchdog, Veritas, is seeking a declaratory order from the High Court to ensure that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) runs all its election-related activities transparently in accordance with provisions of the Constitution and international instruments. By Own Correspondent.

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

MIL-OSI USA: Strait of Dover

Source: NASA. An astronaut aboard the International Space Station shot this photograph of the Strait of Dover, the narrowest part of the English Channel. Over the years, adventurous swimmers have attempted to swim the 35-kilometers (21 miles) from Dover, England, to the French coastline at Cap Gris-Nez.

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

UNHCR special envoy Jolie visits Mosul, urges support for rebuilding

June 16, 2018. ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie visited Mosul in northern Iraq on Saturday and urged the international community not to forget residents trying to rebuild their city. Iraqi forces seized Mosul in July 2017 from Islamic State militants, who had....

Abe urges N Korea to jointly break mutual distrust

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to jointly overcome their mutual distrust, as he confirmed ongoing efforts to arrange a Japan-North Korea summit. In a television interview, Abe said his government has contacted the North Korean side "through....

Sunflower Music Festival welcomes back conductor Andrés Cárdenes, performs cinematic scores

The Sunflower Music Festival will host performances that range from local talent to internationally known musicians. The free festival runs from June 22-30 with concerts at White Concert Hall on Washburn University’s campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the performances, which begin at 7:30 p.m. On June 30, performances will be held at 3 and 7:30 p.

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

Skipper Harry Kane out to be England's new David Beckham at World Cup 2018

Harry Kane has revealed he wants to be a captain to be remembered — just like David Beckham. The Tottenham striker leads England into their opening World Cup group game against Tunisia on Monday night, carrying the hopes of a nation. And his ambition when his international days are over is to be seen like Beckham — as a national treasure.

10th International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics – FMGM2018

The program will include Special Lectures, Technical Presentations, Young Engineer and Poster Sessions, Exhibitions, Workshops and Technical Tours, as well as a parallel non-technical program. The role of field performance measurements in the risks assessment and control of the natural geohazards....

Study: Toxic Exposure Risks Plummet In Smokers Who Switch To Heat-Not-Burn Products

Philip Morris International (PMI) presented their ninth clinical study on the heat-not-burn IQOS device at the fifth annual Global Forum on Nicotine; The six-month study showed improvement in health outcomes including lung function and inflammation in smokers who transitioned to IQOS; U.S.

Austria angry at Germany over 'enormous' spy effort

Top Austrian officials called on Germany to clarify reports that its BND spy agency had snooped on high-profile targets including embassies, international organizations, Austrian ministers and banks based in the Austrian capital. "The scale of the surveillance was enormous," Austrian Chancellor....

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China takes up Australia's former radio space in Pacific

China has taken over many of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's former shortwave radio frequencies into the Pacific. In response to budget cuts, the ABC ...

BARC participating in ‘science, skill and service’

Press release. Members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 23 – 24 at Diaz Lake, just ...

Radio Programme Highlight: ‘We empowered people to claim their rights’

Today we’re asking one of the editors, Assadiq Musa, about his favorite Radio Dabanga programme. Fi El Mizan did not shy away from topics considered taboo in Su...

Makers of Dabanga: The story of Klaas van Dijken

Displaced hiding in caves in western Jebel Marra in February 2016 (RD) Several experienced journalists make the daily news broadcasts of Radio Dabanga possible...

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Church Says Trolling Of Patriarch Kirill Responsible For Declining Public Support For Orthodoxy – OpEd

Some blame this on the behavior of priests and senior clergy, behavior that polls show puts Russians off, and others simply on the growing secularization of Rus...

Why host the World Cup?

NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS — Whom would you trust more, Russian President Vladimir Putin or Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel? Whereas Putin is reveling in the attenti...

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Shamans are called many things in various cultures, and there is as yet little agreement on exactly who is a shaman and who is not, Nikolay Karchurov, the repre...

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This double whammy, the director of research at the Moscow Center for Strategic Planning argues, can best be avoided by ending the draft, relying on volunteers,...

NATO head: No guarantee trans-Atlantic alliance will survive

The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and North America have weakened, and he appealed for an international effort to shore up the trans-Atlan...

The combined total of Greece’s bailouts is bigger than Hong Kong’s economy

Since 2010, Greece has undergone three bailouts worth a staggering total of nearly €310 billion ($360 billion). The aid money was made available to Greece’s gov...

Syria shells rebel-held areas ahead of possible offensive

Syrian state media say government forces have shelled rebel-held areas in the south, in new violence that further undermined an international "de-escalation" ag...

Ian Goldin: “Renaissance 2.0: Globalisation, disruption and policy”

Thank you very much for hosting me for the Coffees of the Secretary-General and thank you for attending my talk. I was at the OECD many years ago and have been ...

Man arrested in Spain after Ireland international Ciaran Clark knocked unconscious following bar attack

. A man has been arrested in Spain after punching Ireland defender Ciaran Clark during an attack in a bar in Magaluf. https://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

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...

Sessions Says He Never ‘Intended’ To Separate Immigrant Families. That’s A Lie.

In an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network that is set to air Friday, Sessions agreed that thousands of children ― some just months old ― being torn fr...

Sessions denies intention to separate families after defending policy with Bible verse

said his Justice Department “never really intended” to separate migrant families at the US-Mexico border — just days after defending the “zero tolerance“ policy...

In 'To Life', Erin Zimmerman captures Israeli humanity overseas

Those stories and more were featured in her latest documentary for the Christian Broadcasting Network, To Life , How Israeli Volunteers are Changing the World. ...

Clergy Condemns AG Justifying Family Separation With Bible

Christian leaders are condemning Attorney General Jeff Sessions for quoting the Bible to justify separating families at the border, saying he misinterpreted scr...

Clergy Condemns AG Justifying Family Separation With Bible

Christian leaders are condemning Attorney General Jeff Sessions for quoting the Bible to justify separating families at the border, saying he misinterpreted scr...

Lucy Gichuhi claimed $7,675 to visit Sydney on 'electorate business'

Embattled Liberal senator Lucy Gichuhi claimed a $7,675 electorate allowance from taxpayers to visit a former prime minister and a Christian radio station more ...

Danny Gokey, Tauren Wells to bring concert to Topeka

A pair of Grammy Award nominees whose music is regularly featured on Christian radio stations will be in concert this coming fall at the Topeka Performing Arts ...

A South Dakota Christian radio station makes waves

Sioux City, IA (51101) Today. Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. SE winds shifting to WNW at 15 to 25 mph.....

Longshot Democrats target 'unwinnable' seats in California

This is no suburban, coast-hugging battleground. This is Yucca Valley, the part of California where it's easier to get a signal for the local Christian radio st...

Omaha Christian radio station KGBI gets new owner

Omaha, NE (68102) Today. A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High ...

'Don't worry we are dealing with the Christians': Algeria's crackdown on churches

Largely dormant for more than 10 years, a law in Algeria which permits the outright persecution of Christians is shaking back into life. As Africa's largest cou...

Jim Bakker's TV show amounts to spiritual abuse – so why is he still broadcasting?

If one thing is sadly clear from watching far too much late-night Christian television, it's that some believers are painfully gullible, and easily led. Perhaps...

One America News' On-Location Syria Report: No Chemical Attack- Video

OEN's Ann Wright, notes in her OEN article, " No Chemical Attack in Douma, Two International Investigative Reporters in Douma Write " that "One America News, a ...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

Court acquits Rubenis, reduces sentences for other defendants in digital TV case

Apart from Rubenis, the judges of the appeals court also acquitted Didzis Jonovs , a former state trustee at the Latvian State Radio and Television Center (LVRT...

Slacker Radio Partners With Dash Radio To Bring An Expanded Lineup Of Original Content To The Slacker Platform

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX ) ("LiveXLive"), a global digital media company focused on live entertai...

LiveXLive Media : Slacker Radio Partners With Dash Radio To Bring An Expanded Lineup Of Original Content To The Slacker Platform

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) ('LiveXLive'), a global digital media company focused on live entertai...

No radio solution in sight for 911 district

Nearly a year after Deschutes County’s 911 district went live with a new digital radio system, Bend Police officers still file complaints about it daily. But De...

Russia v Saudi Arabia: World Cup 2018 opening match – live!

Elis speaks: From our occasional Football Weekly guest and guest host, the Welsh comedian, actor, digital radio DJ, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci enthusiast and Swansea...

Philippines: Donor Development & Communications Manager (For Nationals Only)

DONOR DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER. Fundraising and Marketing Unit. The role The primary purpose of this position is to lead the organization to signi...

TV tops in May ad spending

Overall media ad spending in May is estimated at 8.99 billion baht, with traditional TV accounting for 3.33 billion baht (37%), followed by digital TV at 2.39 b...

Poor Mpumalanga households get connected to digital TV grid

Deputy Minister of Communications Pinky Kekana will connect 300 homes in Mpumalanga to the digital television grid on Friday. Kekana will lead a digital migrati...

In debt for transmission services, Ukraine’s public TV broadcaster goes off air

Ukraine’s only public terrestrial television channel, UA: Pershyi, was taken off the air on June 18 because of unpaid debts, its management said in statement. T...

In Uganda, football fever causes betting...

On a pot-holed street by Uganda's sprawling central jail, young men stream into a luminous betting shop that stands out from the surrounding dingy grocery store...

Flow Capital Announces Binding Agreement to Sell Agnity Global Royalty to Universal mCloud

TORONTO, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flow Capital Corp. (“ Flow Capital ” and “ Flow ”) today announced that it has signed a binding agreement to sell its...

AT&T Debuts "WatchTV" with Two New Unlimited Wireless Plans

. First of New Offers to Come Following AT&T and Time Warner Merger New "Unlimited &MoreSM Premium" Customers Will Receive a Choice of Another Entertainment Ser...

AT&T Debuts "WatchTV" with Two New Unlimited Wireless Plans

DALLAS, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- We were the first wireless provider to pair entertainment and unlimited data. That's because unlimited is pretty limited w...

Top 5 fitness bands you need to track your way to a healthier lifestyle

With people becoming increasingly health conscious by the day, the health and fitness market has evolved drastically in the past few years. Consumers have a lot...

Confirmed: Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro to launch on June 25

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch the Redmi 6 Pro in China on June 25. The company made the announcement on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo with a poster w...

LIVE: Joint press conference of Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Federica Mogherini

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 570970 Fax 00 37412 570007. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

Minister Mokonyane reviews decision of litigate on South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Executive Appointments Judgement

PRETORIA, South Africa, June 21, 2018/APO Group/ -- The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, has noted the judgement of Matojane J in the matter of...

ICE confirms it has temporarily shut down Portland facility over protests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed Wednesday that it has temporarily shut down a regional office in Portland, Ore., due to persisting prot...

MIL-OSI Energy: Industry data show widespread contamination from coal ash

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. West Virginia Public Radio: For generations, coal power has fueled American prosperity. But for e...

Shipping, Boating Traffic To Be Halted For Trump Rally In Duluth

A file photo from June 10 of President Donald Trump arriving aboard Air Force One. Win McNamee | Getty Images By Rich Kremer, Wisconsin Public Radio The U.S. C...

Jeff Moehlis: Find What You’re Looking For with Negativland’s Mark Hosler

Negativland's first album came out in 1980 while Hosler was still in high school, and the band broke through to college radio with the 1987 album Escape From No...

Inside the career of Fox News host Sean Hannity, who was once...

http://www.businessinsider.com/sean-hannity-career-2018-4?utm_source=hearst&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=allverticals. Inside the career of Fox News host Se...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

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...

The many lives of Ken new It's impossible to have a quick chat with Ken Murray. It's not his rate of speech

"At the time in Ireland, none of the pirate radio stations were doing current affairs, only playing music, and we covered local elections live, airing Mass, and...

Modern radio ‘pirates’ turn the tables on traditional music stations

The pirate radio pioneers of the 1960s broadcast from out at sea but their spiritual successors are keeping the flame alive from school dormitories. Two music e...

Modern radio ‘pirates’ turn the tables on traditional music stations

The pirate radio pioneers of the 1960s broadcast from out at sea but their spiritual successors are keeping the flame alive from school dormitories. Two music e...

Pirate radio stations explode on YouTube

and Jonny Laxton were 13 when they met at a boarding school in Crowthorne, England, in 2011. They bonded over a shared love of underground music and in 2014 sta...

Pirate Radio Stations Explode on YouTube

At first, the channel grew slowly. Then, in the spring of 2016, Mr. Pritchard discovered 24/7 live-streaming, a feature that allows YouTube’s users to broadcast...