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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

VW Chairman Now Included In German Prosecutor's Volkswagen Emissions Probe

Sunday, November 06, 2016

The news comes more than one year after Hans Dieter Pötsch was named chairman; for 12 years, he was Volkswagen's chief financial officer.

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'Massive' Campaign Launched To Retake Raqqa, ISIS' So-Called Capital

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Syrian rebel forces begin a military offensive targeting "the obscurantists [who] have taken this city as capital for their so-called state."

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9 Journalists And Executives At A Leading Turkish Newspaper Are Arrested

Saturday, November 05, 2016

The editor-in-chief, a cartoonist, and seven board members of daily newspaper Cumhuriyet were sent to prison pending trial in an anti-terrorism case.

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Charges Filed Against 'Playboy' Model Who Body-Shamed Woman At Gym

Saturday, November 05, 2016

On the same day she posted the image, Dani Mathers apologized, saying she had meant to send the image in a private conversation on Snapchat.

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U.S. Supreme Court Allows Arizona To Enforce Ban On Ballot-Collecting

Saturday, November 05, 2016

The ruling, which reverses a one-day-old appeals court decision, means that in Arizona, the practice that critics call "ballot harvesting" will be a felony in Tuesday's election.

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Massive Protests Hit Seoul Over Leader's Ties To Mysterious Confidante

Saturday, November 05, 2016

One day after South Korea's President Park Geun-hye issued a new apology over one of the most bizarre political scandals in recent memory, demonstrators call for her resignation.

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Is Nutella A Dessert Topping Or A Spread? The FDA Wants To Know

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The answer could cut the number of calories and fat listed on Nutella's nutritional labels in half, because of differences between the government's standard sizes.

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Steven Seagal Is Now A Citizen Of Russia, Courtesy Of Putin

Thursday, November 03, 2016

In recent years, the Russian president reportedly sought to use the movie star as an intermediary with President Obama.

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Jumbo Shrimp: An Oxymoron, And Now A Minor League Baseball Team

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

In some corners, it's being panned like so much scampi. Others say they can't wait to buy a team jersey. An anti-shrimp petition has been started.

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The Ramones Way: Street At Rockers' High School Is Renamed For Band

Sunday, October 30, 2016

They're officially the coolest kids to come out of Forest Hills High in Queens, N.Y., and that's saying something. Other famous former students included Burt Bacharach, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.

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Women Win 30 Seats In Iceland's Parliament — More Than Any Party

Sunday, October 30, 2016

If they were a political party, women would need only two more seats to form a majority government in Iceland.

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6.6-Magnitude Earthquake Flattens Much Of Historic Basilica In Central Italy

Sunday, October 30, 2016

"The monks are all safe, but our hearts go immediately to those affected, say the Benedictine monks of Norcia.

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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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