Bill Chappell

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Elon Musk Gets 'Verbal Approval' for Superfast Train, or Maybe Not

Thursday, July 20, 2017

On Twitter, the forward-thinking entrepreneur boasts his Hyperloop is a go. But the White House isn't as definitive.

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Baltimore Police Caught Planting Drugs In Body-Cam Footage, Public Defender Says

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The officer has been suspended and two others are on administrative duty, Baltimore Police say. The public defender's office is questioning the officer's involvement in 53 active cases.

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YouTube Star Jake Paul's Neighbors Tell Him: We're Not Jake Paulers

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Residents of the street where Paul rents a large house are meeting with police and city officials to review code requirements after a series of pranks and antics at his West Hollywood home.

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U.K. Bans Credit Card Surcharges, Calling Them A 'Rip-Off'

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

In the U.S., at least 11 states forbid retailers from adding surcharges to credit card transactions. Several also allow discounts for customers paying via cash rather than plastic.

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Doctors Report Removing 27 Contact Lenses From A Woman's Eye

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The patient hadn't complained of irritation. "She was quite shocked," specialist trainee ophthalmologist Rupal Morjaria tells Britain's Optometry Today.

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Doctor Who Is A Woman: Jodie Whittaker Announced As 13th Time Lord In BBC Series

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Actress Jodie Whittaker will succeed Peter Capaldi, becoming the first woman to play the role of the eccentric time-traveler.

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Federer Seizes Record 8th Wimbledon Title, Beating Cilic In Straight Sets

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The win breaks a tie Federer, 35, held with Pete Sampras for the most wins at the legendary tournament. It adds to his record for most Grand Slam singles championships, which now stands at 19.

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London Police Charge 2 Teens With Numerous Crimes Over Acid Attacks

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A 16-year-old faces five counts of attempted gross bodily harm. The growing trend of acid attacks also has Britain's government considering ways to increase penalties for the crime.

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Brides Scramble For Dresses And Information After Alfred Angelo Stores Close Abruptly

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The lawyer handling the bankruptcy case says she has received more than 7,000 emails from customers. Former brides are offering free dresses and tips — such as the phone numbers of seamstresses.

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Maryam Mirzakhani, Prize-Winning Mathematician, Dies At 40

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal. She worked at Stanford University, which confirmed her death Saturday.

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Venus Williams Is Edged In Wimbledon Final As Muguruza Wins Second Grand Slam

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Williams was unable to take advantage of early chances against Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza — who only grew more accurate and confident as the match progressed.

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Floodwaters Hit Record Highs In River North Of Chicago

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The flooding north of Chicago has affected some 6,800 buildings and is "unprecedented," Illinois officials said. It's expected to worsen this weekend.

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NOAA Halts Whale Disentanglement Efforts After Rescuer Dies

Friday, July 14, 2017

Boat captain Joe Howlett died on Monday after freeing a right whale that was tangled in fishing gear in Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Macron's Strategy For Trump In Paris: Long Handshakes And Military Spectacles

Friday, July 14, 2017

A much-discussed awkward moment at the Notre Dame Cathedral didn't stop the two leaders from grasping each other in an epic handshake Friday.

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Gunmen Kill 2 Israeli Officers At Religious Site In Jerusalem

Friday, July 14, 2017

Three Israeli Arab attackers killed two border police officers before being shot and killed in a gun battle at Temple Mount.

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Venus Williams Reaches Wimbledon Final At Age 37

Thursday, July 13, 2017

"This year's been amazing," Venus Williams says after reaching her second Grand Slam final of the 2017 season.

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Emmy Nominations 2017: 'Saturday Night Live' And 'Westworld' Lead The Way

Thursday, July 13, 2017

With 22 nominations each, NBC's Saturday Night Live and HBO's Westworld tied for the most Emmy nods for the 2016-2017 season. Netflix garnered 91 nominations — second among networks.

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Pennsylvania Man Confesses To Killing 4 Missing Men Found In Common Grave

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Prosecutors say "a person of interest" admits slaying four men, only one of whom has been positively identified among the grisly remains discovered on a farm.

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Killer Of Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Is Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Prosecutors had sought a life sentence for Zaur Dadayev, a former officer in the security force of the Russian province of Chechnya.

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Lawsuit Says It's Unconstitutional For President Trump To Block Critics On Twitter

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"The White House is transforming a public forum into an echo chamber," says an attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute.

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