Bill Chappell

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Bitcoin Soars Toward Another Benchmark: $10,000

Monday, November 27, 2017

In early October, a single bitcoin cost less than $5,000 on currency exchange sites. A year ago, one could be had for around $730.

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CSX Cargo Train Carrying Molten Sulfur Derails In Central Florida

Monday, November 27, 2017

Several cars are believed to have leaked, in a derailment that left cars mangled. Emergency officials are warning residents to stay indoors and close their windows.

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'Declaration Of War' Means North Korea Can Shoot Down U.S. Bombers, Minister Says

Monday, September 25, 2017

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says that under international law, his country can legally shoot down U.S. military planes — even if they're not in North Korea's airspace.

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London Tube Explosion: At Least 29 Injured After Attack On Train

Friday, September 15, 2017

Police have confirmed that the explosion that hit the Parsons Green station during the morning rush hour is being treated as a terrorist incident.

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Irma Weakens To Tropical Depression As Storm Buffets Georgia

Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma leaves behind large swaths of damage in Florida and continues to dump heavy rain, but surge warnings have been discontinued.

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Harvey Weakens Over Louisiana As Houston Copes With Record Rainfall

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The death tally left by the now-tropical depression rose Wednesday as recovery workers in Harris County were able to reach a white van that a rescued man had told them held several family members.

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Already Flooded, Houston Braces As 2 Swollen Reservoirs Are Opened

Monday, August 28, 2017

Reservoirs swollen by rain from Hurricane Harvey were opened early Monday, a move that was expected to flood more homes — but one the Army Corps of Engineers says is needed to limit the disaster.

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What We Know: Multiple Terrorist Attacks Hit Spain

Friday, August 18, 2017

In the search for the perpetrators, Moussa Oukabir, who's reportedly 17, emerged as a key figure. He's a dual citizen of Morocco and Spain, police say.

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FDA Proposes Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes

Friday, July 28, 2017

It would be the first time in the agency's history that it has sought to regulate the amount of nicotine in cigarettes.

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Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At U.S. Diplomatic Corps

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Russian Foreign Ministry says the U.S. must downsize its diplomatic staff in Russia; it's also blocking the U.S. Embassy from using two properties.

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Pakistan's High Court Ousts Prime Minister Sharif In Panama Papers Fallout

Friday, July 28, 2017

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's third term in power comes to a dramatic end after a corruption scandal linked to his family's financial dealings.

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Girl Scouts Add Badges For Robotics, Other Science Skills

Thursday, July 27, 2017

"Girls have expressed a ton of interest and have been very vocal about their desire to do more STEM," a Girl Scouts regional representative says.

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After Trump Targets Murkowski, Interior Secretary Reportedly Warns Alaska's Senators

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly called Sen. Lisa Murkowski and fellow Alaskan Sen. Dan Sullivan to say their state could run into trouble with the Trump administration.

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Palestinians Cheer Israel's Removal Of Security Measures At Historic Mosque

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jerusalem's mufti Mohammed Hussein declared an end to recent protests, saying Muslims will again pray inside Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli police removed security equipment from its entrance.

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King Cobras In A Can: Deadly Snakes Arrive In U.S., Shipped As Potato Chips

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

An expert told federal agents "that if someone had been bitten by one of the cobras, they likely would have died as there is not a ready source of anti-venom" nearby.

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New Abortion Restrictions Head To Missouri Governor's Office

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

"Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers," Gov. Eric Greitens said after lawmakers approved the legislation.

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French Wildfires Force 12,000 People To Flee Coastal Resort Areas

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Some 12,000 people — including 3,000 campers — reportedly moved to safety in Bormes-les-Mimosas, east of Marseille.

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Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

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Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

Sunday, July 23, 2017

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."

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Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

Sunday, July 23, 2017

It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.

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