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Bill Chappell

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Brutal Attack On Nigerian Village Kills More Than 125

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The violence is suspected to be the work of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, which has also claimed responsibility for abducting more than 250 girls from a school last month.

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Ukraine's Separatists To Proceed With Vote, Despite Putin

Thursday, May 08, 2014

A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin told separatists in Ukraine they should postpone a referendum on secession, leaders of a militant group say they'll hold the vote this Sunday as planned.

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Putin Tells Separatists In Ukraine To Postpone May 11 Referendum

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

He also said Russia has withdrawn its troops from its border with Ukraine. The Pentagon noted, however, that it had seen no change in Russia's posture along the border.

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DEA Raids Target Synthetic Drugs' Makers And Sellers

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Federal agents acted on hundreds of warrants Wednesday, in an operation that included at least 25 states.

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Stanford University Says No To Coal Investments

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Reflecting students' wishes, the decision by Stanford's trustees to divest from coal-mining companies cites alternate energy sources that emit less greenhouse gases.

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Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. Record

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The stock market has been on a winning streak of late. How else to explain three homes that each reportedly sold for more than $100 million in the past three months?

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Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border Agents

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The complaints include accusations that agents kicked a pregnant woman, stomped on a man and physically forced a minor to sign a document. A fraction of them resulted in disciplinary action.

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Thai Court Removes Prime Minister Yingluck From Office

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Saying Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had violated Thailand's constitution, the Constitutional Court ousted the caretaker leader Wednesday, along with nine ministers.

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Portland, Ore., Police Criticized Over 2013 Arrest Of Girl, 9

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The girl's mother is now telling the story of how uniformed officers arrested her daughter last year, sparking a debate in the city.

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Bayer Will Buy Merck Consumer Unit For $14.2 Billion

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

German drug company Bayer makes a deal with U.S.-based Merck & Co. The purchase includes brands such as Claritin, Coppertone and Dr. Scholl's.

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Kidnappers In Nigeria Wore Uniforms, Escaped Girl Says

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

She says the gunmen claimed to be soldiers who had come to help girls abducted last month. It wasn't until the men stole food and set fire to a school that the girls were certain they were in trouble.

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U-2 Spy Plane Disrupted Hundreds Of Flights, FAA Acknowledges

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

After the plane's altitude was misinterpreted, efforts to route airliners around it over California created havoc. The U-2 was reportedly flying at 60,000 feet, but computers thought it was far lower.

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Ukraine Reports Dozens Killed In Slovyansk Fighting

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Ukraine says its military has killed 30 pro-Russian separatists as government forces try to retake eastern cities near the border with Russia. At least four Ukrainian soldiers have died.

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Circus Performers Injured During Hair-Hanging Stunt

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Nine performers were seriously injured Sunday when a support apparatus failed at a show by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Rhode Island.

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First Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Announces Divorce

Sunday, May 04, 2014

"My belief in marriage is undiminished by the reality of divorcing someone I have loved for a very long time," Bishop Gene Robinson says.

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Sinn Fein's Adams Is Released; Was Questioned About Murder

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Gerry Adams, the leader of the mostly Catholic party Sinn Fein, was held by police for several days of questioning about a 1970s murder case.

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Slipping Through The City: Bristol Turns Street Into A Water Slide

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Taking over a steep street in Bristol, England, the Park and Slide is a nearly 300-foot-long water slide. Hundreds of people rode the one-day attraction Sunday.

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Ukraine: Pro-Russia Crowd Surrounds Police Station In Odessa

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Urging the release of separatists detained during Friday's unrest that left dozens dead, more than 100 pro-Russia activists surrounded a police station in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa.

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May the Fourth Be With You: It's Star Wars Day

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Darth Vader walks the Earth today. By that, we mean he's walking all over the place. Fans of the sci-fi franchise are celebrating Star Wars Day — or May 4 for the less geek-inclined.

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For The Clippers, Something To Cheer: A Win In Game 7

Sunday, May 04, 2014

The Los Angeles Clippers continue their playoff run, days after the team's owner was banned for life by the NBA. The Clippers ended the Golden State Warriors' season in a back-and-forth game.

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