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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

How Iranian-Americans Are Tracking the News

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Iran’s Guardian Council today says it is recounting the votes in last Friday’s deeply divisive elections. Meanwhile, the government has said it will shut down reporting from the count...

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Riding the Waves in the Windy City

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Surfers in the Midwest are cheering this week because of a change to a Chicago law that makes it possible to take surfboards on the city's beaches. The Takeaway talks to surfer Vinc...

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Obama's White House: The Rule of the Czars

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Obama administration has created, by one count, 21 "czars"—a pay czar, a car czar, a health reform czar, an urban czar. Joining The Takeaway is Shirley Anne Warshaw, presidential...

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A 'Corpse Flower' with the Smell of Death

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

It has deep red flesh. It measures more than six feet high. It blooms only about once a decade. But the most memorable thing about the "Corpse Flower" at the Huntington Botanical Gard...

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Has the LAPD Cleaned Up Its Act?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The motto of the Los Angeles Police Department is "To protect and serve," but the LAPD hasn't always delivered. The most famous example is the Rodney King beating in 1991, which provo...

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Making Sense of the New Healthcare Reform Bill

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Yesterday the Congressional Budget Office passed judgment on one of the key bills overhauling the health insurance system. Here with a look at who might get insurance, who won't and w...

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On the scene in Tehran

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Thousands of people across Iranian society poured into the streets yesterday to protest what they charge were fraudulent results in last week’s presidential vote. These were the large...

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Doctors Creating Affordable Healthcare

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

President Obama put healthcare front and center yesterday in a talk to doctors. Last year, the U.S. spent $2.4 trillion on healthcare. Some doctors are trying to shrink costs while bo...

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The Death of the Dollar

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Brazil, Russia, India and China sometimes referred to as the BRIC group, meet today to work out how to exert more control over the global financial system. On their agenda is how to c...

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Iran's Disputed Vote: Will a Recount Calm the Streets?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Iran election results showed a landslide victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad—and sparked Tehran's worst violence in 10 years.The spokesman for Iran's Guardian Council say...

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Fire Up the Torch: New Sports Vie For Olympic Inclusion

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The 2016 Olympics are already heating up. Seven candidates — baseball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby sevens, softball and squash — are vying for a place at the games from 2016 on...

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Watch Out! The Second Wave of the Foreclosure Crisis

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The foreclosure crisis is not just about subprime mortgages anymore. Because of job losses and rising health care costs, homeowners who were once able to keep up with their payments a...

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Leno's Last Late Night Laugh

Friday, May 29, 2009

Tonight is the last night that Jay Leno will man the legendary Late Night desk. He is moving to prime time, with a live comedy show five nights a week at 10:00 p.m. Leno fans will be ...

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Virus hunter Nathan Wolfe says we could have detected swine flu earlier

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Global health officials are warning that H1N1 swine flu could bloom into a pandemic. Yesterday, the World Health Organization declared a Phase Five alert. Epidemiologist and virus hu...

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A report on the third stage of India's election from the BBC's Elections Train

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Stage three of India's five-stage, month-long election takes place Thursday. BBC India correspondent Tinku Ray reports from Mumbai on BBC's "Elections Train," which has been traveling...

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Credit Suisse pays out bonuses in "toxic assets"

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The AIG bonus scandal stirred intense anger from the public, the media and the president. Swiss bank Credit Suisse has adopted a creative solution to the bonus paying problem — pay p...

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Three strikes and you're out, French downloaders!

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The French government is on the verge of passing a law that would punish Web users for downloading illegal content. Pushed by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the bill proposes that...

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Analysis of President Obama's prime-time 100-days press conference

Thursday, April 30, 2009

President Barack Obama marked his first 100 days in office last night with a prime-time news conference. It was the third of Obama's presidency, and the first not dominated by the rec...

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What is a "Phase Five" swine flu threat?

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The World Health Organization has raised its pandemic threat level to Phase Five. What does that mean? The BBC's Matt McGrath explains the connection between the threat level and inte...

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Despite a tough economy, some industries are still hiring

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Jobless numbers are the highest levels in decades and there's been little good news for people who find themselves without work. But, believe it or not, there is still such a thing as...

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