Bill Chappell

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Tickets Sell Out To Japan's New Luxury Train, Despite Costing Thousands

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

If you want to travel on the Shiki-Shima train, you'll need to plan ahead: despite starting at nearly $3,000, tickets are sold out through next spring.

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THAAD Missile System In South Korea Is Now Operational, U.S. Says

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The American missile system has caused controversy, partly because President Trump suggested he would charge South Korea for it.

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Portland Police Arrest 25, Saying A May Day Rally Devolved Into 'Riot'

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"Various fires were set in the street and in garbage cans, a police car was spray-painted and vandalized, and there were attempts to set at least one business on fire," police say.

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Cities Can Sue Big Banks Over Effects Of Discriminatory Practices, Supreme Court Says

Monday, May 01, 2017

The city of Miami can sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America for damages caused by allegedly discriminatory and predatory lending practices, the Supreme Court says.

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Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Shooting At A Pool Party In San Diego

Monday, May 01, 2017

Witnesses say the gunman, who was white, was holding a beer as he fired into the crowd. All of his victims are people of color.

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Tutu Protests And Parties Break Out In Wyoming Over Senator's Remark

Friday, April 28, 2017

People are using the #LiveandLetTutu hashtag to share images of themselves wearing tutus, in response to Sen. Mike Enzi saying a man who wears a tutu in a bar is asking for it.

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France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial

Friday, April 28, 2017

With Marine Le Pen in a tight race ahead of the May 7 election, accusations of Holocaust denial prompted a quick shakeup at the head of her party.

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Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea

Friday, April 28, 2017

The president told Reuters he would prefer a diplomatic solution, and believes China wants to help. He tweeted Friday that the latest missile test is in defiance of North Korea's northern neighbors.

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British Counterterrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Other Suspects

Friday, April 28, 2017

In two separate operations, U.K. authorities arrested a man who was carrying knives near Parliament and carried out a raid that included tear gas and gunfire elsewhere in London.

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Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.

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Cassini Craft Beams Closest Images Ever Taken Of Saturn

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The spacecraft is "showing us new wonders and demonstrating where our curiosity can take us if we dare," NASA's planetary science director says.

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United Airlines Settles With Passenger Dragged From Plane

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.

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ESPN Layoffs Begin, And Some 100 Employees May Lose Jobs

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The cuts have already hit some well-known names, including veteran NFL reporter Ed Werder, college football analyst Danny Kanell and college basketball reporter C.L. Brown.

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THAAD Missile System Will Be Online Within Days In South Korea, Admiral Says

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"I believe that we have to look at North Korea as if Kim Jong Un will do what he says," says Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

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Cassini Spacecraft Starts Weaving Between Saturn And Its Rings

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"Shields Up!" the Cassini craft's Twitter feed announced Wednesday. If all goes well, new images of the ringed planet will reach Earth early Thursday.

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China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The not-yet-named carrier is the second in China's arsenal. It took less than four years to build.

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'Mega-Robbery' In Paraguay: Dozens Reportedly Took Part In Violent Heist

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A gang of some 50 bandits assaulted a private security company and reportedly made off with millions of dollars in what's being called a crime of the century on Paraguay's border with Brazil.

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Ivanka Trump Talks Female Entrepreneurs And Her Father At W20 Summit In Berlin

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Monday, April 24, 2017

When she comes back down to Earth this year, Peggy Whitson will have logged more than 650 days in space. She spoke to President Trump Monday morning.

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

Monday, April 24, 2017

North Korea is threatening to sink a U.S. Navy strike group that's led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. The regime has also reportedly detained a U.S. citizen.

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