Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

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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French Newcomer Seen In Tight Race With Far Right's Le Pen For Presidency

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Emmanuel Macron, 39, is a former investment banker who's running as an independent. He says he wants to "make France daring again."

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New Orleans Can Remove Confederate Statues, Federal Appeals Court Says

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

"There may have been a time when that monument reflected who we were as a city, but times change. And so do we," Mayor Mitch Landrieu said when he announced the plan.

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U.S. Sends First Parts Of THAAD Missile Defense System To South Korea

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

China has opposed the move, which the U.S. is calling a defensive measure against North Korea. Chinese state-run media warned that THAAD's presence will bring an "arms race in the region."

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Auditor Faults University Of Missouri System For Handling Of Leader's Exit, Bonus Pay

Monday, March 06, 2017

The state auditor found that $100,000 in retention payments were made to a chancellor who resigned amid controversy, only to be rehired in a new position months later.

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Supreme Court Won't Decide Transgender Teen's Challenge To Bathroom Policy

Monday, March 06, 2017

A one-sentence order sends the case back to a lower court and cites the Trump administration's rescinding of guidance that students have the right to use facilities matching their gender identity.

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Sharing Of Nude Photos Of Female Marines Online Prompts Pentagon Investigation

Monday, March 06, 2017

Postings to a closed Facebook group included links to a Google Drive with even more images — and an invitation to contribute photos.

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