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Bill Chappell

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Dozens Of Migrants Die After Boat Capsizes Off Turkey's Coast

Monday, February 08, 2016

Only a few people survived when a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Aegean Sea on Monday, Turkish Coast Guard officials say. More than two dozen people perished — including about a dozen children.

The boat had been heading for the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkey's Hurriyet Daily News ...

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Photos Of Cans Inside Taiwan Building's Pillars Help Spur Call For Safety Reviews

Monday, February 08, 2016

Taiwanese President-elect Tsai Ing-wen is promising extensive safety checks of old buildings two days after an earthquake killed at least 38 people, according to local media. New questions emerged after stacks of cans were found in the walls of a 17-story building that was the scene of all but two ...

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Beer And Snack Pairings: A Super Bowl Game Everyone Can Win

Friday, February 05, 2016

Which beer goes with guacamole? And which brew adds a nice clean, crisp finish to spicy wings?

Those are burning questions for anyone who wants to take his snack game to the next level this Super Bowl weekend. And two craft beer experts who wrote the book on pairing have ...

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Dave Mirra, A Superstar Of BMX, Has Died In What Police Say Was Suicide

Friday, February 05, 2016

BMX rider Dave Mirra, who for years dominated his sport even as he helped others embrace it, has died at age 41. Police in Greenville, N.C., say they found Mirra "sitting in a truck with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound."

Police found Mirra in a parked vehicle shortly after he ...

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Meeting Between Pope And Russian Orthodox Patriarch Will Be 'First In History'

Friday, February 05, 2016

The pope and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet next week in Cuba for a two-hour session that the Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate say would be "the first in history" — the churches split in the Great Schism of 1054.

The historic meeting between Pope Francis ...

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Julian Assange Is Being Arbitrarily Held And Should Be Freed, U.N. Group Says

Friday, February 05, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Sweden and the U.K., a U.N. panel has ruled, adding that Assange should be freed and compensated for his treatment.

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention calls the situation, in which Assange has lived inside Ecuador's embassy in London ...

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Indictment Details Charges Against Ammon Bundy, Other Militants

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The federal indictment of Ammon Bundy and 15 other militants accuses them of conspiracy and using threats and intimidation to maintain their occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, as well as trying to coerce the local population.

For the past week, only four militants have remained at the refuge ...

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Matt LeBlanc Is Joining The BBC's 'Top Gear' Car Show

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The British car show Top Gear will have a fresh central cast when its 23rd season airs in May – but many TV fans will see a familiar face on the show, which announced Thursday that it has hired Matt LeBlanc, the former Friends star, as a new co-host.

"Hey ...

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Playboy Begins Anew As A Never-Nude Magazine

Thursday, February 04, 2016

If you're a fan of trivia, you might want to remember the name Dree Hemingway. She's the first Playboy Playmate to be featured in the magazine's new life without full-frontal nudity.

Hemingway — Miss March 2016 — is the great-granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway. According to her bio sheet on ...

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6 Headlines That Tell The Story Of The Iowa Caucus Results

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Coin tosses, a squeaker of a win and, perhaps even more surprising, humility. That's what marked Monday night's Iowa caucuses, the first votes cast in the 2016 presidential election.

The presidential candidates are now focused on New Hampshire, where polls put Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ...

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Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Did Not See His Shadow

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

A crowd gathered at Gobbler's Knob early this morning, awaiting the emergence of the groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil. After a tap of a cane on Phil's tree-trunk cage, his door was opened, and the animal emerged.

He was held aloft to cheers and applause. Phil did not respond, other than ...

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Teens Arrested In Mass Shooting At Seattle Homeless Camp

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Police have arrested three teenagers — ages 13, 16, and 17 — who are believed to have carried out last week's deadly attack on a homeless camp in Seattle known as "The Jungle." Two people were killed in the shooting; three more were hospitalized.

Last week, the authorities said they ...

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One Of The World's Greatest Chefs Is Found Dead In His Swiss Home

Monday, February 01, 2016

Benoit Violier, the renowned 44-year-old chef of Restaurant de l'Hôtel de Ville in Crissier, Switzerland, has died in what police say has the look of a suicide. The authorities say they found Violier's body next to a gun in his home.

For years now, the Restaurant de l'Hôtel de Ville ...

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John Scott Transcends Jokes, NHL's Resistance And Is Named MVP Of All-Star Game

Monday, February 01, 2016

When the NHL's All-Star extravaganza began, John Scott was worried about whether his teammates would accept him, a journeyman enforcer who was voted in by the fans and is now on an AHL team. When it ended, he worried the NHL's elite might drop him when they lifted him onto ...

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Ponzi Scheme In China Stole $7.6 Billion From Investors, Police Say

Monday, February 01, 2016

It was billed as a successful peer-to-peer lending company. Instead, police say, online lender Ezubao used fake business listings to take in about 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) from nearly 1 million people who thought they would get a 14 percent return.

More than 20 people who are suspected of ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Takes Control Of Myanmar's Parliament

Monday, February 01, 2016

For the first time in decades, a freely elected parliament took its seats in Myanmar on Monday, with the party of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi preparing to run the country. The change comes after years of strife — and a weekend of celebration.

That celebration included ...

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Lego, In A First, Will Unveil A Minifigure In A Wheelchair

Thursday, January 28, 2016

This summer, Lego will release its first-ever minifigure that uses a wheelchair, the company says, confirming reports that emerged after one of the toys was seen at a toy fair. In recent years, the company has been urged to show more diversity in its offerings.

German website Zusammengebaut and ...

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4 Militants Remain In Oregon Wildlife Refuge, As FBI Negotiations Go On

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Update, 9:15 p.m.

In a press conference, the FBI said Thursday night that four militants still remained at the wildlife refuge, but that the perimeter around them had been reduced.

They also announced that the full video of the arrest of Bundy and several other militants, as well as the ...

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What Were The Least (And Most) Corrupt Countries In 2015?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

No country is free of public corruption, a scourge that has wide-ranging effects on the lives of billions of people. But in 2015, more countries saw drops in corruption than those that saw gains, according to the new Corruption Perceptions Index.

The United States lost three points from its ...

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Radio Legend Barney Hall, The Calm Voice Of NASCAR, Dies At 83

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

For more than 50 years, Barney Hall was the man who helped fans enjoy stock car racing – and make sense of the chaos that can break out when cars hurtle around a track. An integral part of the Daytona 500 and other iconic races, Hall died Tuesday from complications ...

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