WKNO FM http://wknofm.org en 'Without Tommy, There's No Ramones' http://wknofm.org/post/without-tommy-theres-no-ramones Punk rock music has lost one of its earliest pioneers.<p>Tommy Ramone <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/12/330893277/tommy-ramone-last-original-member-of-the-ramones-dies-at-62">died of cancer on Friday</a> at his home in Queens, N.Y. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 49971 at http://wknofm.org 'Without Tommy, There's No Ramones' Desmond Tutu Backs Britain's 'Assisted Dying' Bill http://wknofm.org/post/desmond-tutu-backs-britains-assisted-dying-bill Retired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful," the way former South African President Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill.<p>"I have been fortunate to spend my life working for dignity for the living. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:55:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49970 at http://wknofm.org Desmond Tutu Backs Britain's 'Assisted Dying' Bill Moscow Warns Ukraine Over Alleged Shelling Of Russian Town http://wknofm.org/post/moscow-warns-ukraine-over-alleged-shelling-russian-town Moscow says artillery shells fired from Ukrainian territory killed one person and wounded two others in a Russian border town. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:46:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49969 at http://wknofm.org Can Brazil Regain Soccer Glory With Beauty Over Brawn? http://wknofm.org/post/can-brazil-regain-soccer-glory-beauty-over-brawn Copacabana Beach is supposed to be fun, but it wasn't Saturday night, after the Netherlands beat Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup third-place game.<p>That loss came on the heels of the 7-1 drubbing by Germany earlier in the week. It's the first time since 1940 that Brazil has lost consecutive home games, prompting calls for change in a country long associated with soccer splendor.<p>Sunday's championship match pits Germany against Argentina in Rio de Janeiro. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:22:00 +0000 Tom Goldman 49967 at http://wknofm.org Can Brazil Regain Soccer Glory With Beauty Over Brawn? Palestinians Flee Gaza After Israel Drops Warning Leaflets http://wknofm.org/post/palestinians-flee-gaza-after-israel-drops-warning-leaflets <strong>This post was updated at 11:00 a.m. ET.</strong><p>Thousands of people are fleeing a border town in the Gaza Strip after Israel dropped leaflets warning of stepped up attacks on the sixth day of an offensive. Meanwhile, an Israeli commando squad crossed into Gaza today to destroy a Hamas rocket-launching site.<p>The commando raid is the first incursion of Israeli troops into Gaza since the beginning of the offensive, which Palestinian officials say has killed 160 people.<p>NPR's Ari Shapiro, reporting from Jerusalem, says that up until now, it's been entirely an air war. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:07:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49968 at http://wknofm.org Palestinians Flee Gaza After Israel Drops Warning Leaflets