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Bill Chappell

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Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Rapid gains by Sunni extremist group ISIS are having a wide impact, crimping Iraq's oil industry and leading to calls for its Shiite leader, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, to resign.

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House Panel Grills GM CEO And Investigator Over Switch Recall

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Questions about a potential cover-up dominate a congressional hearing about General Motors' handling of a deadly safety flaw. "How could they not know?" one congressman asked.

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Washington Redskins' Trademark Registrations Cancelled

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in a case brought by five Native Americans. The decision does not require the football team to change its name; the team confirms it will pursue an appeal.

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U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Area Would Nearly Double Under New Plan

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of the Interior says the new Massachusetts Wind Energy Area would be auctioned off in four leases. It includes more than 1,000 square miles of ocean.

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Ukraine's President Announces Plan For Unilateral Cease-Fire

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The break in action is to give armed separatists time to lay down their weapons, President Petro Poroshenko says.

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Militants Attack Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery As Sectarian Clashes Spread

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Iraq's government is using limited air attacks to strike back at the Sunni group known as ISIS, which now controls large areas of northern Iraq.

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Man Emerges From Picasso's Painting 'The Blue Room'

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The painting's surface depicts a scene in Pablo Picasso's studio in Paris, with a woman bathing between a window and a table. But the canvas holds a different scene underneath.

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Twin Tornadoes In Nebraska Leave 2 Dead, Others In Hospital

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The last tornado deaths in the area came 10 years ago, the National Weather Service says. Residents who were evacuated Monday have been allowed to return to sift through the destruction.

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ISIS Rebels Drive Closer To Baghdad; U.S. Considers Options

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is attacking the strategic city of Baqouba, less than 40 miles from Baghdad. The U.S. is sending military personnel to its embassy in the capital.

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Eric Cantor Says He'll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary Defeat

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The seven-term representative from Virginia had widely been considered the heir apparent to House Speaker John Boehner. Cantor lost to Tea Party insurgent Dave Brat in Tuesday's primary.

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Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Student Loans Dies In Senate

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The bill was shot down days after President Obama urged Congress to help ease the burden of student loan debt. It would have required a higher tax on the wealthy.

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The Cooter Effect: Did Ben Jones Help Unseat Eric Cantor?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dukes of Hazzard alumnus and former Rep. Ben Jones urged Democrats, independents and libertarians to use the open Republican primary to oust Rep. Eric Cantor. He mentioned his 2002 loss to Cantor.

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Militants Reportedly Overrun Tikrit, As 500,000 Flee Mosul

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The takeovers raise questions about U.S.-trained Iraqi soldiers, who reportedly abandoned their posts in both cities. The militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has ties to al-Qaida.

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'Stunning': Reactions To Eric Cantor's Election Loss In Virginia

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

"Dollars don't vote โ€” you do." With those words to his supporters, college professor Dave Brat ousted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in their primary battle Tuesday night.

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Immigrant Who Sought Sanctuary In Arizona Church Can Stay In U.S.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz, 36, was ordered to prepare to leave the U.S. after a traffic stop revealed he wasn't here legally. He has lived in Tucson for 14 years.

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Drones Approved: FAA Gives OK To First Commercial Use Over Land

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Under a waiver, energy giant BP will use a drone to conduct surveys over large oil fields in Alaska. FAA regulations ban the commercial use of drones in America's skies.

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Gunmen Stage Second Assault Near Karachi Airport

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A short-lived attack near Karachi's airport interrupted prayers for security officers who died in Sunday's violence at the facility. Flights were halted temporarily.

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Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In Afghanistan

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Afghan media are citing a local official who says the troops' air support mistakenly bombed their position. NATO says the attack is still under investigation.

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Silence Please, For Sir Mix-A-Lot

Monday, June 09, 2014

A version of the hit "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.

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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Monday, June 09, 2014

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

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