Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Arizona Woman Is Hailed As First Female To Earn A College Football Scholarship

Friday, April 14, 2017

Becca Longo, 18, says she wasn't aware she might be making history when she accepted a scholarship from Adams State University in Colorado.

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Afghan Official Says 94 ISIS Fighters Killed In 'Mother Of All Bombs' Attack

Friday, April 14, 2017

An Afghan official said Saturday at least 94 ISIS members were killed, including top commanders, when the nearly 22,000-pound "Mother of All Bombs" was dropped in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

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'Misdirected' Airstrike By U.S.-Led Coalition Kills 18 Allied Fighters In Syria

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The strike was requested by America's partners "who had identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position," U.S. Central Command said Thursday.

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'Serious Failings' By Russia In Deadly Beslan School Siege, European Court Says

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Russian officials were warned of an attack on a school and used "powerful weapons such as tank cannon, grenade launchers and flame-throwers," a European court says. More than 180 children died.

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North Miami Officer Is Arrested Over Shooting Of Therapist During Standoff

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The July shooting occurred as behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey was trying to persuade a man in his care to return to a group home for mentally disabled adults. The officer faces criminal charges.

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Church Can Start Its Own Police Force, Alabama Senate Says

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Police officers hired by Briarwood Presbyterian would need to be certified; they would also have the same powers other law enforcement officers have. The bill now heads to the state House.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad Will Run For Presidency, Flouting Ayatollah's Advice

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for a third term. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had reportedly urged him not to run, and the announcement caught many people by surprise.

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Putin, Tillerson Meet At Kremlin, Discuss Tensions Between Russia And U.S.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

"The world's two foremost nuclear powers cannot cannot have this kind of relationship," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

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John Clarke, Who Made Fake News Hilarious, Is Mourned In Australia And New Zealand

Monday, April 10, 2017

Satirist John Clarke's pitch-perfect portrayal of an Australian senator denying the impact of an oil spill once prompted a Snopes fact-check report.

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Wells Fargo Claws Back $75 Million More From 2 Executives Over Fake Accounts

Monday, April 10, 2017

Former CEO John Stumpf "was too slow" to realize the risk of sales practices, the bank's board says. The scandal also brought a $185 million punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Toyota Plans $1.3 Billion Investment In Kentucky Plant

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Georgetown, Ky., facility is Toyota's largest plant in the world. Toyota plans to invest $10 billion in the U.S. over the next five years.

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Only 98,000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says

Friday, April 07, 2017

After adding more than 200,000 jobs in each of the first two months of 2017, the number of jobs added last month was about half what analysts had expected. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent.

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Russia Says U.S. Broke International Law In Striking Syria, Citing 'Pretext'

Friday, April 07, 2017

Russia blamed the strike on "speculations on children's photos." At the U.N., Ambassador Nikki Haley said, "The moral stain of the Assad regime could no longer go unanswered."

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Duterte Orders Philippine Army To Occupy Disputed Islands In South China Sea

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The military should raise the Philippines' flag on islands it claims, President Rodrigo Duterte said, adding that he might do that himself on one island this summer.

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Rhino Horns Are Legal To Sell, South African Court Rules

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The decision follows years of legal wrangling over the ban on domestic sales of rhinoceros horn that was enacted in 2009.

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Ethics Panel Sends Case Against Alabama Governor To Prosecutors

Thursday, April 06, 2017

For the past year, Gov. Robert Bentley has faced allegations that he had an affair with an aide and misused funds. Now there's a chance he could face two felony accusations.

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Kansas Student Newspaper's Fact Check Results In New Principal's Resignation

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The principal, Amy Robertson, resigned after Pittsburg High School's student paper investigated her claim of having degrees from Corllins University, an entity whose legitimacy has been questioned.

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Krispy Kreme Owner To Buy Panera Bread In $7.5 Billion Deal

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

If the transaction is finalized in the third quarter of 2017 as planned, Panera would be privately held.

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Kansas City, Mo., Voters Approve $25 Fine In Easing Of Marijuana Law

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Nearly 75 percent of voters approved the ballot initiative, which stands in stark contrast to current Missouri law. The change applies to people caught with 35 grams or less of marijuana.

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Wells Fargo Will Fight OSHA Order To Pay Whistleblower $5.4 Million And Rehire Him

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The bank says it will appeal OSHA's order that it should compensate a manager who reported suspicions of fraud at Wells Fargo.

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