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Bill Chappell

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Dog Didn't Bite Man, Blind Pot Customer Tells French Court

Friday, April 10, 2015

A blind man who was sold actual grass instead of the grass he was looking for has told a French court that it was he, and not his guide dog, who bit a deceitful dealer.

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80 Municipal Courts In St. Louis County Change Fees After Criticism

Friday, April 10, 2015

The courts have agreed to set uniform fees and fines, changing a process that fueled anger and frustration with the legal system in Ferguson, Mo.

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Huge Tornadoes Tear Through Illinois And The Midwest

Friday, April 10, 2015

The tornado was so massive and the damage so extensive that in some areas, plows had to push debris off the streets so emergency crews could reach survivors.

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'I'm With Stupid' T-Shirt Trips Up Ecuador's President

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Politicians have basic rules about photo ops. This week, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa learned one more: Don't get on the wrong side of an "I'm With Stupid" T-shirt.

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Sabra Hummus Announces A Recall Over Listeria Fears

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The national recall covers several products with a "best by" date of May 11 or May 15. The products are predominantly the "Classic" variety of the hummus, in a range of sizes.

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Tentative Nuclear Deal In Hand, Iran Says All Sanctions Must Be Lifted

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that any arrangements must respect Iran's interests and dignity. And he questioned the need for talks, if they don't trigger the sanctions' removal.

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French TV Network Hacked By 'Cyber Caliphate' Group

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Screens went blank and normal programming for TV5Monde viewers was replaced by a message: "Je suIS IS." It's unknown whether the hackers have actual ties to ISIS.

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Secret Service Supervisor Put On Leave After Assault Accusation

Thursday, April 09, 2015

A senior manager is on leave from the Secret Service, after an employee he supervised reportedly told investigators that he assaulted her by making forceful and unwelcome sexual advances.

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'I Was Sickened By What I Saw,' Police Chief Says Of S.C. Shooting

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Discussing the case of a North Charleston, S.C., officer shooting an unarmed man in the back, police chief Eddie Driggers said Wednesday, "I have been praying for peace."

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NFL Makes It Official: Sarah Thomas Is First Woman To Be A Full-Time Ref

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Confirming a long-anticipated move, the NFL has hired its first female official on a full-time basis. She has spent nearly a decade working her way through the ranks in the NCAA.

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'My Heart Was Broken,' Says Father Of S.C. Man Slain By Police

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Police Officer Michael Slager now faces a murder charge in the death of Walter Scott, who was unarmed and running away from Slager when he was shot multiple times.

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London Thieves Take Up To $300 Million In Gems In Easter Heist

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The daring crime targeted Hatton Garden Safe Deposit company, which is used by many firms in London's jewelry quarter to store their wares.

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Ferguson Voters Elect 2 Black Members To City Council

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

In a first, the six-member City Council in Ferguson, Mo., is now half white and half black. Voter turnout was reported at 30 percent in the majority-black community.

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Three-Peat Or Upset? UConn And Notre Dame Play For Women's NCAA Title

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

For Notre Dame, tonight brings a chance to overcome years of frustration. In three of the past four years, the team has lost in the championship game.

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Lucille Ball Sculptor Apologizes For 'By Far My Most Unsettling' Work

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

"I take full responsibility for 'Scary Lucy,' " artist Dave Poulin says, adding that he didn't mean "to disparage in any way the memories of the iconic Lucy image."

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In Movie Piracy Case, Australian ISPs Are Ordered To Share Customers' Info

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

It's being called a landmark ruling in Australia, where delayed film release dates are blamed for helping create one of the highest rates of Web piracy in the world.

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In Reclaimed Tikrit, Mass Graves From Brutal ISIS Occupation

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

As many as 1,700 bodies are believed to be in mass graves unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base.

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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

Monday, April 06, 2015

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.

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French Special Forces Free Dutch Hostage Held In Mali Since 2011

Monday, April 06, 2015

Sjaak Rijke had been seized in Timbuktu along with two other men in November 2011. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders calls it an end to a "terrible period of uncertainty and grief."

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NCAA Men's Final: Wisconsin And Duke Play For It All Monday Night

Monday, April 06, 2015

For Wisconsin, a win would bring its first title since 1941. Perennial power Duke last won it all in 2010. The game will tip off at 9:18 p.m. ET.

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