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Bill Chappell

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Investment Firm Buys Fresh Market Grocer For $1.36 Billion

Monday, March 14, 2016

Fresh Market currently has more than 13,000 employees and operates 186 stores in 27 states, particularly in the Southeast.

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Amtrak Train Derails Near Dodge City, Kansas; Bend In Rail Is Reported

Monday, March 14, 2016

Citing a government official, the AP is reporting that before the train derailed, an engineer had noticed a bend in the tracks ahead and pulled the emergency brake.

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Wounded Warrior Project Fires Top 2 Executives After Reports Of Overspending

Friday, March 11, 2016

The charity responds to questions about its overhead costs, such as the $26 million it spent on conventions — including at least one that was held at a luxury resort.

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Former Putin Aide Died Of 'Blunt Force Injuries' In D.C., Medical Report Says

Friday, March 11, 2016

Mikhail Lesin was found dead in a hotel in November. A new report calls the manner of death "undetermined." In response, Russia says it wants answers from Washington.

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Google A.I. Computer Takes Second Game From Human Champion

Thursday, March 10, 2016

This game lacked some of the hard-hitting exchanges of the first, with several analysts agreeing that in Round 2, Lee Sedol took a more cautious approach while AlphaGo showed more creativity.

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Thousands Of ISIS Documents Apparently Leaked To British Media

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The identities of jihadist recruits from more than 50 countries, including European nations, the U.S. and Canada, are reportedly in the data.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Apologizes For Not Becoming Myanmar's President

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Nobel Peace laureate released a letter Thursday explaining the situation and apologizing for "not fully fulfilling the people's desire" by becoming their president.

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A.I. Program From Google Beats Human World Champ In Game Of Go

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

In the first of a series of games pitting Google's AI computer against a human world champion in the ancient game of Go, Google DeepMind's AlphaGo program has narrowly taken Round 1 from Lee Sedol.

Sedol resigned with more than 28 minutes remaining on his clock, after a game that ...

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5 Headlines That Explain Tuesday's Primary Results In Michigan And Beyond

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in Michigan on Tuesday, beating Hillary Clinton in an important state where he had trailed in recent polls. Clinton handily took Mississippi, with more than 80 percent of the vote. On the Republican side, Donald Trump racked up three more victories, and Ted Cruz ...

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Ferguson Council Revives Deal On Courts And Police, Plans A Vote

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

One month after the Department of Justice sued the city of Ferguson, Mo., for changing the terms of a consent decree to overhaul Ferguson's police and legal system, the city's mayor says it's time to accept the original agreement.

If Ferguson's City Council approves the initial form of the ...

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Father And Son Discuss The Near Miss With That Flying Baseball Bat

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The boy who narrowly missed being hit in the face by a wayward baseball bat has explained why he was distracted at the game: He was sending a photo of the game to his mom and sister. And he says his first pro baseball game was "amazing."

Landon Cunningham and ...

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Survivor Of Boston Marathon Bombing Dies In Car Crash In Dubai

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Nearly three years after she survived a serious injury in the Boston Marathon bombing, college student Victoria McGrath has died in Dubai, the victim of a car crash that also killed three others — including a classmate of McGrath's from Northeastern University.

Both McGrath, 23, and her classmate Priscilla Perez ...

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Supreme Court Denies Apple's Appeal On E-Books, Triggering Millions In Payments

Monday, March 07, 2016

In a decision that triggers hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of payments to consumers, the Supreme Court on Monday denied Apple's request to hear its appeal of a lower court's ruling that the tech company had illegally fixed prices with publishers of e-books.

"The Justice Department says today's decision ...

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Families Seek Class-Action Status In Federal Lawsuit Over Flint's Water

Monday, March 07, 2016

Attorneys representing seven families who've been affected by lead-poisoned water in Flint, Mich., filed a lawsuit Monday that cites federal environmental laws and seeks class-action status for what they call wide-reaching negligence.

Attorney Hunter Shkolnik says the court papers were filed Monday morning, and that the suit eventually could include ...

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Phew! Fan Saves Boy From Being Hit By A Flying Baseball Bat

Monday, March 07, 2016

The best play at this weekend's spring training game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves didn't take place on the field — it was in the stands, where a man's fast reflexes saved a young fan from being hit in the face after a bat hurtled into the ...

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North Korea Threatens Preemptive Strike As U.S., South Korea Hold Military Exercise

Monday, March 07, 2016

The U.S. and South Korea have started their largest-ever annual joint military exercises amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula — and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to respond to the exercises with a nuclear offensive.

The U.S. says the Korean People's Army in North Korea was ...

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Deep-Sea Audio Recordings Reveal A Noisy Mariana Trench, Surprising Scientists

Friday, March 04, 2016

Anyone looking for a little peace and quiet on this Earth might think they'd find some at the bottom of the ocean. They'd be wrong. And so were researchers who didn't expect to hear much when they dropped a microphone 6 miles down into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific ...

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Hubble Sees A Galaxy 13.4 Billion Years In The Past, Breaking Distance Record

Friday, March 04, 2016

Think of it as a galactic baby photo: a red blotch representing what a galaxy looked like just 400 million years after the Big Bang. NASA says the "surprisingly bright infant galaxy" known as GN-z11 is the farthest galaxy ever seen from Earth, at 13.4 billion years in the past.

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Brazil's Former President Lula Da Silva Targeted In Corruption Raid

Friday, March 04, 2016

Police conducted a dawn raid on the home of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday, with an extensive investigation into corruption and money-laundering now touching the man once dubbed "the most popular politician on Earth."

Federal police also questioned Silva; some media are reporting that the ...

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Thousands Of ISIS-Bound Uniforms Seized, Spanish Police Say

Friday, March 04, 2016

Spain's national police seized 20,000 military uniforms — in a variety of camouflage styles — that the authorities say were headed for ISIS and jihadists in Syria.

Spain's Interior Ministry says the large shipment, which weighed more than 5 tons, was part of a "very active and effective business network" ...

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