Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

The Olympics' TV Time-Delay Is Going Away, NBC Says

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

For next year's Winter Olympics, NBC will broadcast live programming across the U.S., ending the network's decades-old strategy of delaying coverage across American time zones.

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Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy Protection, 10 Years After Acquisition By Toshiba

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Through Westinghouse, Toshiba had planned to build four nuclear power reactors — two each in Georgia and South Carolina.

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Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered U.K.'s Exit From EU

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"This is an historic moment, from which there can be no turning back. Britain is leaving the European Union," British Prime Minister Theresa May tells the House of Commons.

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Footy McFooty Face Is Stomping Competition In Vote For MLS Team Name

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

With the final round of voting set to close Friday, Footy McFooty Face has more than twice the votes of any other potential name.

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U.S. Breweries Top 5,300 As Craft Beer Makers Ride Double-Digit Gains

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Just five years ago, there were only about 2,000 U.S. craft brewers. More than 800 opened for business in 2016 — and they're finding a changing market.

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'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

"The Trump Administration is pushing an unrealistic and mean spirited executive order," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted.

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Elon Musk Seen Targeting Human-Computer Link In New Venture

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Speculation about Musk's new company, Neuralink, centers on the name and how it might correspond to his previous statements about incorporating artificial intelligence into human brains.

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$5 Billion Error Made By Bank Once Derided As 'Germany's Dumbest'

Monday, March 27, 2017

It's not the first stumble for state-owned KfW, which mistakenly sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Lehman Brothers on the day it went bankrupt.

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Hong Kong Police Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Pro-Democracy Organizers

Monday, March 27, 2017

Leaders of large demonstrations that roiled parts of Hong Kong in 2014 were told to report to police Monday on charges of causing a public nuisance.

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Beer Brewers Test A Taboo, Recycling Water After It Was Used In Homes

Friday, March 24, 2017

When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?" After trying it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared the Full Circle Pale Ale "fantastic."

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

Friday, March 24, 2017

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

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Mubarak Walks Free, In What Could Be The Final Twist For Egypt's Former Dictator

Friday, March 24, 2017

Hosni Mubarak, 88 and ailing, was acquitted by Egypt's top appeals court of charges that he ordered police to kill anti-government protesters in 2011.

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London Attack Update: One More Victim Dies, 8 People Released From Custody

Friday, March 24, 2017

The dead suspect, Khalid Masood, 52, was named Adrian Russell Ajao at birth, police say. Several victims remain in hospital. Eight of 11 people arrested by police have been released with no action.

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Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination "state terrorism." Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia's incursions in Ukraine.

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Police Identify Suspect In London Attack Near Parliament; Death Toll Rises To 4

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Khalid Masood, 52, was born in Kent. The suspect was once investigated "in relation to concerns about violent extremism," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday.

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Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ten years ago, Paul Manafort "secretly worked for a Russian oligarch who wanted him to promote Russian interests," the AP's Chad Day tells NPR.

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Germany Deports Native-Born Terrorism Suspects, In A First

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The two men were born in Germany but don't have citizenship; their families are from Algeria and Nigeria. German officials say it's the first time the government is taking such a step.

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Google Promises To Keep Ads Off 'Hateful, Offensive' YouTube Content

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

On Friday, a division of a global marketing group with a digital budget of more than $200 million put its dealings with Google on "pause," citing recent controversies.

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Secretary Of State Tillerson Will Visit Russia In April, But Will Miss A NATO Meeting

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

News of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Russia emerged on the same day FBI Director James Comey said his agency is investigating possible coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

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Martin McGuinness, A Former IRA Leader And A Peacemaker, Dies At 66

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The unusual arc of Martin McGuinness's public life culminated in his 2012 meeting with Queen Elizabeth II; both of them called it an important moment for peace.

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