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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

In Reclaimed Tikrit, Mass Graves From Brutal ISIS Occupation

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

As many as 1,700 bodies are believed to be in mass graves unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base.

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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

Monday, April 06, 2015

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.

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French Special Forces Free Dutch Hostage Held In Mali Since 2011

Monday, April 06, 2015

Sjaak Rijke had been seized in Timbuktu along with two other men in November 2011. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders calls it an end to a "terrible period of uncertainty and grief."

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NCAA Men's Final: Wisconsin And Duke Play For It All Monday Night

Monday, April 06, 2015

For Wisconsin, a win would bring its first title since 1941. Perennial power Duke last won it all in 2010. The game will tip off at 9:18 p.m. ET.

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Red Cross Plans To Fly Supplies, Medical Workers Into Yemen

Monday, April 06, 2015

When they arrive, medical teams and rescue workers will try to help those caught in the fighting. Three Yemen Red Crescent volunteers have died in the past week.

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NFL Is Reportedly Hiring Its First Female Full-Time Official

Friday, April 03, 2015

Sarah Thomas has officiated football games in the NCAA and for the NFL's preseason and training camps. For the 2015 NFL season, she'll reportedly work full time at the game's highest level.

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Did A 19th-Century Brothel Tunnel Cause A Sinkhole In Dublin?

Friday, April 03, 2015

An Irish historian says, "There are tunnels under here going down Dame Street, which are linked to the Bank of Ireland up the block, which was formerly the House of Commons and the House of Lords."

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Kenya Copes With Deadliest Attack Since 1998 Embassy Bombing

Friday, April 03, 2015

Students are debating whether to return to Garissa University College. A teachers union says the school should shut down.

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Accelerated Toward Crash, Officials Say

Friday, April 03, 2015

France's aviation safety agency says co-pilot Andreas Lubitz "changed the automatic pilot settings to increase the speed of the airplane in its descent" before last week's deadly crash.

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Like Mars: Dusty Sandstorm Blocks Visibility And Travel In Dubai

Thursday, April 02, 2015

More than 100 cars were reportedly involved in accidents. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia.

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Iran Reaches Framework Agreement With World Powers On Nuclear Program

Thursday, April 02, 2015

President Obama said that if fully implemented, the deal outlined today would prevent Iran "from obtaining a nuclear weapon."

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World's Muslim Population Will Surpass Christians This Century, Pew Says

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal Christianity by 2050 before eclipsing it.

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Airbnb Starts Listing Homes In Cuba; Average Rate Is $43 A Night

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A look at the offerings finds everything from "beautiful colonial rooms" in the heart of Havana for $27 to "a holiday sanctuary" on the outskirts of Havana that sleeps 10 for $1,000.

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Yemen's Rebels Seize Presidential Palace In Aden, Despite Airstrikes

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Houthi fighters capture a central district of Aden, Yemen's economic hub, as al-Qaida militants free inmates from a prison. The ongoing violence is turning many Yemenis against the Saudi air campaign.

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Kenya Says Operation Against Al-Shabab Militants Is Over; 147 Dead

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Islamist militants had taken hostages at a university campus in Garissa. In 2013, militants from the same group carried out a similar operation on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, the capital.

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Madison, Wis., Council Votes To Ban Discrimination Against Atheism

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

In what's believed to be a first in the United States, the city's equal opportunities ordinance is amended "to add nonreligion as a protected class."

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'Girl Drifter' Race Driver Freaks Out Instructors In Prank

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Leona Chin stalled her high-powered car in first gear and randomly turned the wipers on — before unleashing the skills she has honed as a professional driver. Havoc, and some panic, ensued.

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Musician Joni Mitchell Is 'Awake And In Good Spirits' In Intensive Care

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The folk music icon was hospitalized in Los Angeles after being found unconscious in her home Tuesday.

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World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 117

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Japan's Misao Okawa was born in 1898. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.

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Iran Nuclear Talks: Kerry Will Remain In Switzerland For Another Day

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The State Department said talks over reaching a framework deal on Iran's nuclear program are progressing, but the sides have "not reached a political understanding."

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