Bill Chappell

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End Of The Vine: Twitter Says It's Closing Video App Amid Wider Layoffs

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.

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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Hit With Federal Contempt Charge

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The misdemeanor charge against Arpaio, 84, was formally lodged Tuesday. The sheriff for much of the Phoenix metro area could face up to six months behind bars if convicted.

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Woman From Famous 'Afghan Girl' Photo Is Arrested In Pakistan

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sharbat Gula was around 12 years old when her image became the most famous National Geographic cover in the magazine's history. She's now in her 40s.

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Pentagon Halts Effort To Take Back Signing Bonuses Paid To National Guard Members

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Citing his duty to keep promises to service members, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter suspends efforts to make veterans pay back signing bonuses and tuition aid.

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U.S. Soldiers Told To Repay Thousands In Signing Bonuses From Height Of War Effort

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Under threat of wage garnishes and tax liens, the California National Guard is pursuing bonuses it says it never should have paid.

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Gotcha: Space Station Grabs Onto NASA's 5,100-Pound Cargo Craft

Sunday, October 23, 2016

It's been a busy weekend for the space station. On Friday, three astronauts — two Russians and one American — docked at the ISS.

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AT&T Reaches Deal To Buy Time Warner For More Than $85 Billion

Saturday, October 22, 2016

AT&T has agreed to terms with Time Warner to buy the media giant. "This is a perfect match of two companies with complementary strengths," AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson announced.

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Japanese Climber Junko Tabei, First Woman To Conquer Mount Everest, Dies At 77

Saturday, October 22, 2016

"We were told we should be raising children instead," Junko Tabei said of the all-female expedition she helped lead on Everest in 1975.

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At Least 70 Die In Train Derailment In Cameroon; Hundreds Injured

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Travelers had crowded onto the train because a section of the main road between Cameroon's two largest cities had collapsed.

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Bridgegate Trial: Aide Says Christie Knew Of Traffic-Snarling Plan Well In Advance

Friday, October 21, 2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about a road study that would create a traffic nightmare and used the advance notice to ask about his office's relationship with a local mayor, a former aide says.

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Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency Says

Friday, October 21, 2016

Instead of drifting gently onto Mars' surface, the Schiaparelli Mars lander hit the planet hard — and possibly exploded, the European Space Agency says.

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El Chapo Is A Step Closer To U.S. Extradition, After Judge Denies Appeal

Friday, October 21, 2016

The lawyer representing the head of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel will seek to have Mexico's Supreme Court review the case, local media report.

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Philippines' Duterte Says He's 'Separated' From U.S., As He Cozies Up To China

Thursday, October 20, 2016

"I realign myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to Putin," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tells business and government leaders in China.

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Judge Dismisses Newtown Families' Lawsuit Against AR-15-Style Gun-Maker

Friday, October 14, 2016

Gun-makers and sellers have broad legal immunity from claims over the criminal misuse of firearms "when the product functioned as designed and intended," a Connecticut judge says.

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Florida's Supreme Court Declares State Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional

Friday, October 14, 2016

Florida "effectively has no death penalty," leaving the legal standing of some 390 death row inmates in doubt, as member station WLRN reports.

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Obama Eases Special Limits On Cuban Products, From Drugs To Rum And Cigars

Friday, October 14, 2016

The changes clear the way for Cuban-origin pharmaceuticals to gain U.S. regulatory approval. And instead of special quotas, normal limits on Americans' importation of foreign products will apply.

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Justice Department Will Track Police Killings And Use Of Force

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A pilot program could begin early next year. The announcement amplifies FBI Director James Comey's statement that the bureau is setting up a database that can track police killings.

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Hurricane Matthew Blamed For 8 Deaths In N.C.; Flood Perils Continue

Sunday, October 09, 2016

With swollen rivers still expected to crest and bring more flooding on Monday and Tuesday, Gov. Pat McCrory says, "This storm is not over for North Carolina."

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Ethiopia Declares Emergency, After New Outburst Of Protests And Violence

Sunday, October 09, 2016

One week after a deadly stampede touched off accusations of abuses, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says the declaration is necessary to protect both property and citizens' lives.

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Long Island Rail Road Passenger Train Derails; More Than 30 Injured After Collision

Sunday, October 09, 2016

The train had been carrying around 600 people. "The silver lining is, we're fortunate that more people weren't seriously hurt," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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