News & Public Affairs07/25/11 wire reports including AP
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
In Oslo, a judge has ruled that the man who confessed to carrying out a bombing and shooting spree that left 76 people dead in Norway will be held in complete isolation for four weeks.
Judge Kim Heger spoke in a news conference today, through an interpreter.
The prosecutor in Norway's twin terror attacks says Anders Behring Breivik expects to spend the rest of his life in prison.
The maximum prison sentence in Norway is 21 years, but convicts who pose a danger to society can be held ...1 comments
07/25/11 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday Listen to this entire show:
Good afternoon, welcome to The Last Call. I'm Rob Lorei. This afternoon we'll hear three sound bites and then open the phones for your comments. First we'll put Friday's Norway massacre in context by hearing an Al Jazeera English report on the rise of the far right in Scandinavian countries. Then we'll hear radio commentator Glenn Beck from earlier today comparing the victims at the Labor Youth Camp in Norway to "Nazi youth". Finally we'll hear a short interview with NY Senator Charles Schume...Be the first to comment
07/22/11 wire services including AP
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Powerful explosions shook central Oslo this afternoon, blowing out the windows of several government buildings, including one housing the office of the Norwegian prime minister, who was working from home at the time. Seven people are confirmed dead and at least 15 injured.
The buildings also include the headquarters of some of Norway's leading newspapers. AP correspondent Nils Myklebost was in a building across the street and said he could feel the impact when the blast hit.
Shortly af...Be the first to comment
06/23/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The International Whaling Commission is in Morocco this week for its annual meeting. The 88 member-governments are working to devise new rules governing commercial whaling which is still practiced by Norway, Japan and Iceland. Today WMNF spoke with Sue Lieberman of the Pew Environmental trust who is in Morocco for the meeting. She said talks collapsed after whaling and non-whaling countries failed to reach an agreement.
Lieberman said that since the talks are over the status quo remains...Be the first to comment