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Bill Chappell

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Actress And Singer Elaine Stritch Has Died

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Elaine Stritch, whose talent led to a substantial career on Broadway and in cabarets, died today at age 89. She had been living in her native Michigan, where she moved last year from New York.

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U.S. Officials: Malaysian Airliner Likely Shot Down

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Vice President Biden says it appears that the Malaysia Airlines jet with nearly 300 people aboard was "blown out of the sky" over eastern Ukraine.

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California Bank Robbery Ends In Violent And Deadly Car Chase

Thursday, July 17, 2014

"The suspects had massive amounts of ammunition either taped to or strapped to their bodies," says the police chief of Stockton, Calif. Two suspects and one hostage died.

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Microsoft Will Cut As Many As 18,000 Jobs

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A large layoff is under way at Microsoft, as the technology company says it will cut 13,000 jobs in the next six months. All but 500 of those layoffs are related to the Nokia phone division.

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Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies At 70

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter has died, ending a long and expansive career that included working alongside bluesman Muddy Waters and playing at the Woodstock festival.

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A 5-Hour Truce Between Hamas And Israel Ends, And Fighting Begins

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Israel and Hamas agreed to hold their fire for five hours, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time, for humanitarian reasons. But the peace is now over, and attacks have resumed.

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A Huge New Crater Is Found In Siberia, And The Theories Fly

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The crater is estimated at 262 feet wide and is in the northern Siberian area of Yamal, a name The Siberian Times says roughly translates as "the end of the world."

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New Hampshire Says It Will Now Allow D.C. Residents To Buy Booze

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Last week, a group of Washingtonians visiting New Hampshire were told they couldn't buy alcohol because their IDs weren't from a state.

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Murdoch Confirms A Spurned Bid For Time Warner

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming an offer said to be worth $80 billion.

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EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.

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Israeli Official: Chance Of A Ground Invasion Of Gaza 'Very High'

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A military official said each day of fighting increases the likelihood of invasion. Earlier Wednesday, an Israeli strike was blamed for the deaths of four boys on a beach in Gaza.

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Plan To Make 6 States Out Of California May Head To Ballot

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The plan would create states with names such as Jefferson, Silicon Valley, South California. The constitutional amendment needs more than 800,000 signatures to qualify; backers say they have enough.

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NPR News Executive Leaves For Job At The Atlantic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Margaret Low Smith, who has served as NPR's senior vice president for news for three years, is leaving the company to become the president of The Atlantic's live events business.

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Moscow Metro Train Derails, Causing Deaths And Many Injuries

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The morning rush-hour crash wounded more than 160 people, some of them severely, and killed at least 21 others, officials say. The train had been moving at more than 40 mph when it suddenly stopped.

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Book News: Pakistani Civil Servant Who Published Debut Novel At 79 Dies

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Also: Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor has won the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing.

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After Peace Deal's Failure, Israel To 'Expand And Intensify' Campaign

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Israel initially agreed to an Egyptian-led deal to stop hostilities, but Hamas leaders didn't support the plan. In the attacks that followed, the first Israeli died from the conflict.

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Colorful Politician Buddy Cianci Wants To Be Providence Mayor...Again

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The long-serving mayor of Rhode Island's capital city spent more than four years in prison on felony corruption charges and was forced to resign — twice. And now he's running again for mayor.

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Tipping The Cap To Derek Jeter, An All-Star's All-Star

Monday, July 14, 2014

A stirring tribute ad shows celebrities, fans and rivals giving a nod to the New York Yankees shortstop, who is retiring at the end of this season.

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Another Former Champion Abandons Tour De France After Crash

Monday, July 14, 2014

Alberto Contador apparently hit something in the road, sending him into a crash so violent that it tore his shoe apart.

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Former Captive Bergdahl Will Return To Regular Duty In Army

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, whose freedom from the Taliban was gained by a prisoner exchange in May, has been cleared for active duty and assigned to a unit in Texas.

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