Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Booby-Trapped Letter Injures IMF Employee In Paris

Thursday, March 16, 2017

An executive assistant suffered minor burns after a letter exploded at the International Monetary Fund's office in Paris on Thursday.

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Geert Wilders, 'Dutch Donald Trump,' Takes Second Place In Closely Watched Election

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party is celebrating a resounding win over populist Wilders' Party for Freedom, in a result that's being welcomed by centrists and progressives.

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Yes, There Is A Voting Booth In This Dutch Family's Living Room

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

In an arrangement that goes back to 1948, the Westhoffs' farm house has hosted voters in their small community of fewer than 100 people.

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Dutch Election Is Underway, In Latest Test Of Populist Nationalism

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

High voter turnout was reported by local media in the first hours of voting, with 33 percent of voters hitting the polls by 1:45 p.m. local time.

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EPA Reopens U.S. Rules Setting Vehicle Efficiency Standards For 2025

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

U.S. automakers may not have to reach fuel efficiency standards that were set during the Obama administration, which had set a target of 54.5 miles per gallon for the 2025 model year.

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Mass Secret Grave In Eastern Mexico Could Be Country's Largest, Official Says

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The state prosecutor in Veracruz says that "for years organized crime has disappeared and assassinated people with the complicity of the authorities."

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Employers' Hijab Ban Isn't 'Direct Discrimination,' European Court Says

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

When she was hired in 2003, a receptionist didn't wear a hijab to work. Her attempts to wear one three years later resulted in her being fired.

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Trump's Point Man On Israel Visits Netanyahu And Abbas To Discuss Peace Talks

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The State Department says that Jason Greenblatt's trip to Israel and the West Bank is "the first of what will become many visits to the region."

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Trump Administration Asks For More Time To Provide Proof That Obama Wiretapped Trump

Monday, March 13, 2017

The House Intelligence Committee had requested any applications for surveillance of Trump or his associates made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Obama has said the claim is baseless.

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Carlos The Jackal Faces Another Trial In Paris Over 1974 Attack

Monday, March 13, 2017

The international terrorist is accused of tossing a hand grenade into a Paris shopping mall, killing two people and injuring dozens more.

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2016 Was Worst Year Yet For Children Caught In Syria's War, UNICEF Says

Monday, March 13, 2017

More than 650 children died in Syria last year, UNICEF says — and 255 of them were either in or near a school. Millions of other Syrian kids are relying on humanitarian aid.

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Nude-Photo Scandal May Expand Beyond 'Marines United' Facebook Group

Friday, March 10, 2017

"These allegations themselves, they undermine everything that we stand for as a Marine Corps, and as Marines," Commandant Gen. Robert Neller said Friday.

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Overtaken By Events: Kids Burst Onto Scene Of Live BBC TV Interview

Friday, March 10, 2017

Thanks to the children of professor Robert E. Kelly, an interview about South Korea's political upheaval became one of the most popular things on the Internet on Friday.

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Canadian Judge Resigns After Furor Over 'Knees Together' Remarks In Rape Case

Friday, March 10, 2017

During the trial, the judge told the young woman that "sex and pain sometimes go together ... that's not necessarily a bad thing."

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Cyclists Took 28 Million Bike-Share Trips In The U.S. In 2016, Group Says

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Ridership for U.S. bike-share programs was 10 times higher last year than it was in 2011 and, so far, only one traffic fatality is believed to have resulted from bike-share use.

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Iceland Plans To Become World's First Country To Require Equal Pay For Women

Thursday, March 09, 2017

"We may rank number one in the world at the moment, but the job is not done still," Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson says.

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Trump Reportedly Selects Jon Huntsman As U.S. Ambassador To Russia

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Responding to reports of Huntsman's selection, the Kremlin says it would welcome any U.S. ambassador who wants to create a dialogue with Russia.

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Charter Bus Was Stuck On Tracks When Freight Train Hit It, Witnesses In Biloxi Say

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

"Since 1976 there have been 16 vehicle-train collisions at this grade crossing prior to Tuesday's accident," the National Transportation Safety Board says.

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At 5, Girl Becomes Youngest To Qualify For National Spelling Bee

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The folks at Scripps are already calling Edith Fuller the latest "spellebrity." She beat eighth-graders and other students in Tulsa., Okla., to advance to the big bee.

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Statue Of Liberty's Lights Went Dark — 'Likely' Due to Recent Work, Official Says

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The darkness on Liberty Island dramatically changed the look of one of the country's most iconic monuments and led to speculation over the cause.

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