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Bill Chappell

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FIFA's Sepp Blatter Says U.S. Was Set To Host 2022 World Cup

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

In a wide-ranging interview, suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter says the troubles for soccer's world governing body started with his rival Michel Platini — who Blatter says also helped to undermine a push to deliver the 2022 World Cup to the U.S., instead of to Qatar.

"The FIFA World Cup ...

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S.C. Sheriff's Deputy Is Fired After Review Of High School Student's Arrest

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has fired Senior Deputy Ben Fields over the white deputy's violent arrest of a black student at a South Carolina high school, which was filmed by several students. Lott said Fields broke department policy in the arrest.

"It's not what I expect from my deputies, ...

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VW Reports First Quarterly Loss In This Century, At $1.8 Billion

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Reporting its first quarterly loss in at least 15 years, Volkswagen is adjusting its profits forecast for 2015. The company says its sales revenue rose — but that costs related to an emissions-cheating scandal overwhelmed earnings to finish at a $1.8 billion loss.

That $1.8 billion figure represents the after-tax ...

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Watch: 'Hotline Bling' Reaches A New (Odd) Apex In Video Mashup

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Drake's song "Hotline Bling" — and its related memes — reached an artistic culmination over the weekend, in a video mashup that pairs the catchy song with scenes of a gung-ho drama teacher performing a suite of interpretive dances for his class.

We'll discuss the video more below, but you ...

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Video Of S.C. Deputy Throwing Student To Ground Prompts Inquiry, Outrage

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Updated 2:32 p.m. ET

Authorities are investigating a classroom incident between a white sheriff's deputy and a black high school student in Columbia, S.C., in which video shows the deputy, a school resource officer, flipping the female student's desk backward and dragging her to the ground.

The FBI agreed to ...

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Turkey's Jets Fire On Syrian Kurds Allied With U.S. Against ISIS

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Turkey has acknowledged attacking a Kurdish militia group that has been a U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS, saying fighters had crossed into an off-limits area in Syria. Turkey also says it has attacked ISIS within its own borders.

The attacks underscore the complications the U.S. and its allies ...

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Twitter CEO Gives Employees $200 Million Of His Own Stock

Friday, October 23, 2015

Weeks after being named the company's permanent CEO, Jack Dorsey announced Thursday night that he's giving back a third of the stock he owns in Twitter, to be distributed among the employees. Valued at more than $200 million, the donation represents 1 percent of Twitter's stock.

Dorsey, a co-founder of ...

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China Cuts Interest Rates By Quarter Of A Percentage Point

Friday, October 23, 2015

Faced with a slowing economy, China's central bank has cut its benchmark rate for deposits and loans by 0.25 of a percentage point. It's the sixth time the bank has sliced rates since last November. It also dropped banks' reserve requirement ratio by half a percentage point.

"The expanded monetary ...

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With 200-MPH Winds, Hurricane Patricia Closes In On Mexico

Friday, October 23, 2015

The most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the eastern Pacific will make a "potentially catastrophic landfall" in southwestern Mexico Friday, the National Weather Service says. Hurricane Patricia is bringing winds that now top 200 mph; it's expected to strike Friday afternoon or evening.

"This is the equivalent of a giant ...

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42 People Die After Bus Crashes In Southwest France

Friday, October 23, 2015

In what's being called one of the deadliest crashes in France's history, a bus carrying 50 people collided with a truck near Bordeaux, killing 42 people. Most of the bus's passengers were senior citizens; it had recently departed from a nearby village for a sightseeing trip.

The accident happened on ...

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WATCH: Skydiving Accident Averted After Father Stops Son's Spin

Thursday, October 22, 2015

It's a scary sight: a skydiving trip takes a bad turn as a father watches his son spin out of control in the sky, seemingly losing his sense of the horizon. But luckily for Mariusz Dulaj, he was able to reach his son in midair and grab him, allowing Jakub ...

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VIDEO: 'Watch Me Whip,' Says House Decked Out For Halloween

Thursday, October 22, 2015

It sings; it dances; it shines — all with the help of thousands of lights and some scarily infectious music. Known for their holiday light shows, the owners of a Maryland house are using lights to create animated jack-o-lanterns that sing along to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and other hits.

This ...

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Sword-Wielding Man Kills 2, Injures Others At Swedish School

Thursday, October 22, 2015

A teacher and a student have died and three other people are seriously wounded in southern Sweden, where a masked man armed with a sword or knife attacked a school Thursday. The attacker was shot by police and died later at a regional hospital.

A second teacher and two students ...

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Vatican Says Rumors About Pope's Health Are Attempt To Undermine Him

Thursday, October 22, 2015

After repeatedly denying reports that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumor Wednesday, the Vatican is going a step further, calling the rumor "false information" that's meant to destabilize the papacy. The doctor named in the reports also says they're untrue.

The stringent denials came after the Quotidiano Nazionale and ...

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After Netanyahu's Holocaust Remark, Germany Cites Its Own 'Break With Civilization'

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Despite Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial claim — that a Palestinian leader gave Adolf Hitler the idea to exterminate Jews — a representative of Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germans know that responsibility for the Holocaust is "very much our own."

"All Germans know the history of the murderous race ...

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Ahmed, The Clockmaking Texas Student, Will Move From U.S. To Qatar

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

In the latest twist to the story of a Texas high school student who became a celebrity after he was arrested over a project in which he rebuilt a digital clock, Ahmed Mohamed and his family are moving to Qatar, where Mohamed, 14, has accepted a scholarship.

The news comes ...

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U.S. Marines Fighter Jet Crashes Near Air Base In England

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet crashed northeast of Cambridge, England, Wednesday morning; officials say the pilot did not survive the crash. The plane had taken off from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk.

"Response efforts are under way and the incident is currently under investigation," the Marine Corps says.

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Syria's Assad Visits Moscow To Discuss Military Plans With Putin

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

In his first known international trip since civil war began in Syria, President Bashar Assad has just returned from a quick visit in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Assad reportedly briefed Putin on Syria's current and future military operations.

Assad's trip was kept secret until after Tuesday's meeting — ...

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Crowds Of Migrants And Refugees Prompt Slovenia To Deploy Army

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Saying that thousands of people have overwhelmed its infrastructure at Slovenia's border with Croatia, Slovenia is moving to deploy its army. More than 6,000 people arrived Tuesday, Slovenia's interior minister says, with more than 18,000 reaching Slovenia since Friday.

Describing a situation in which Slovenia is caught in the ...

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Clock-Making Texas Teen Visits White House For Astronomy Night

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas student who was arrested and suspended from high school for bringing a homemade clock to class, attended a science event at the White House on Monday night.

After the teenager attracted the suspicions of teachers and police with his clock, he received thousands of messages of ...

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