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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Olympic Committee Puts Off Final Decision On Barring Entire Russian Team

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The International Olympic Committee said it would weigh collective punishment versus "the right to individual justice." This comes a day after the World Anti-Doping Agency called for a blanket ban.

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African Union Approves Plan To Put Peacekeeping Force In South Sudan

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

South Sudan could see new troops from the African Union that have a broader mission than the U.N. peacekeeping force that has been in the country for years.

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Police And Black Lives Matter Hold A Cookout, And Praise Rolls In

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Photos show uniformed police officers talking with smiling residents, dancing and playing basketball at McAdams Park in Wichita, Kan.

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Russia Should Be Barred From Rio Olympics, World Anti-Doping Agency Says

Monday, July 18, 2016

"The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and on the Olympic Games," IOC President Thomas Bach says of a WADA investigation.

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'Let's Put An End To All This Madness,' Says Brother Of Slain Police Officer

Monday, July 18, 2016

Montrell Jackson, one of three officers killed Sunday, had written about the tensions he felt, saying on Facebook, "Please don't let hate infect your heart." His brother says Jackson loved his job.

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Most Senior Police Officer In Freddie Gray Case Is Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

Monday, July 18, 2016

Lt. Brian Rice is the highest-ranking of the six Baltimore police officers who were charged in the death of Freddie Gray last year.

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SpaceX Rocket Sends A New Door To Space Station

Monday, July 18, 2016

A new standardized docking port is bound for the International Space Station, in a mission that caused a sonic boom over Central Florida early Monday morning.

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'We're Hurting,' Dallas Police Chief David Brown Says

Friday, July 08, 2016

Police used a bomb robot to detonate a device that killed a suspect who was in a standoff with police in downtown Dallas on Thursday, when 12 officers were shot.

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Ambush In Dallas: What We Know Friday

Friday, July 08, 2016

Twelve officers were shot Thursday night, and five died. Officials say the attack was carried out by Micah Xavier Johnson, a military veteran who was killed by a police explosive.

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Philando Castile Is Remembered By St. Paul Public Schools: 'Kids Loved Him'

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The school district issued a statement today, drawing on coworkers' comments about Castile — including one who said, "Kids loved him. He was smart, over-qualified.

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'I'm Outraged': Mother Of Philando Castile, Slain By Police, Speaks Out

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Valerie Castile says that while her son was "trying to do the right things, and live accordingly by the law, he was killed by the law." Philando Castile died in a police shooting Wednesday.

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Minnesota Gov. Calls Traffic Stop Shooting 'Absolutely Appalling At All Levels'

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The killing of Philando Castile, 32, in suburban St. Paul, Minn., is the second police shooting of an African-American man to gain national attention this week.

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Video Of Baton Rouge Man's Fatal Shooting By Police Sparks Protests, FBI Inquiry

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

In the video, Alton Sterling is on the ground when one of the officers kneeling over him yells "He's got a gun!" Then at least one officer draws a weapon from his holster. The FBI is investigating.

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Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21-Month Jail Term For Tax Fraud

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

A court in Spain sentenced Messi, widely hailed as one of the best soccer players alive, but his jail sentence will likely be suspended, under Spanish law.

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Oscar Pistorius Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence In Girlfriend's Murder

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Reeva Steenkamp's parents were in court to hear the sentence; afterward, they told reporters that nothing would bring their daughter back.

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Illinois Man Is Arrested After Burning U.S. Flag, Won't Face Charges

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

A state law that was enacted in 2013 was the basis for Bryton Mellott's arrest, but the local prosecutor says it contradicts the Supreme Court's ruling on this issue.

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Twinkies-Maker Hostess Plans A $2.3 Billion Stock Offering

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The plan is emerging after big changes at Hostess: its business is smaller; it has far fewer employees; and those employees are no longer represented by a union.

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Should PBS Have Shown Old Fireworks Footage In Its July 4th Show?

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

One commenter called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks"; another stated, "current mood: disbelieving moon landing."

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Saudi Arabia Is Hit By Suicide Bombers: 3 Cities In 24 Hours

Monday, July 04, 2016

An attack on Medina has particular significance in a country whose ruler is known by the title Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

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Kevin Durant Picks Golden State Warriors, Ending Free Agency Saga

Monday, July 04, 2016

Kevin Durant is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join fellow superstar Stephen Curry. His choice quickly gained the endorsement of Lil B, a rapper whose sobriquet is The BasedGod.

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