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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency Says

Friday, October 21, 2016

Instead of drifting gently onto Mars' surface, the Schiaparelli Mars lander hit the planet hard — and possibly exploded, the European Space Agency says.

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El Chapo Is A Step Closer To U.S. Extradition, After Judge Denies Appeal

Friday, October 21, 2016

The lawyer representing the head of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel will seek to have Mexico's Supreme Court review the case, local media report.

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Philippines' Duterte Says He's 'Separated' From U.S., As He Cozies Up To China

Thursday, October 20, 2016

"I realign myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to Putin," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tells business and government leaders in China.

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Judge Dismisses Newtown Families' Lawsuit Against AR-15-Style Gun-Maker

Friday, October 14, 2016

Gun-makers and sellers have broad legal immunity from claims over the criminal misuse of firearms "when the product functioned as designed and intended," a Connecticut judge says.

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Florida's Supreme Court Declares State Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional

Friday, October 14, 2016

Florida "effectively has no death penalty," leaving the legal standing of some 390 death row inmates in doubt, as member station WLRN reports.

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Obama Eases Special Limits On Cuban Products, From Drugs To Rum And Cigars

Friday, October 14, 2016

The changes clear the way for Cuban-origin pharmaceuticals to gain U.S. regulatory approval. And instead of special quotas, normal limits on Americans' importation of foreign products will apply.

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Justice Department Will Track Police Killings And Use Of Force

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A pilot program could begin early next year. The announcement amplifies FBI Director James Comey's statement that the bureau is setting up a database that can track police killings.

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Hurricane Matthew Blamed For 8 Deaths In N.C.; Flood Perils Continue

Sunday, October 09, 2016

With swollen rivers still expected to crest and bring more flooding on Monday and Tuesday, Gov. Pat McCrory says, "This storm is not over for North Carolina."

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Ethiopia Declares Emergency, After New Outburst Of Protests And Violence

Sunday, October 09, 2016

One week after a deadly stampede touched off accusations of abuses, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says the declaration is necessary to protect both property and citizens' lives.

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Long Island Rail Road Passenger Train Derails; More Than 30 Injured After Collision

Sunday, October 09, 2016

The train had been carrying around 600 people. "The silver lining is, we're fortunate that more people weren't seriously hurt," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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Dozens Of Mourners Die In Strike On Funeral Hall In Yemen; Saudi Coalition Blamed

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The Red Cross delegation in Yemen says it sent 300 body bags and medical supplies to help medical facilities cope with the dead and wounded.

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U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

Saturday, October 08, 2016

USAID is airlifting supplies that could help up to 100,000 people, including 40,000 blankets, 20,000 hygiene kits, and nearly 18,700 kitchen sets.

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Olympics Leadership Agrees To Cede More Anti-Doping Control To WADA

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The IOC is also promising more money for WADA, saying that a financial boost would come from "the Olympic Movement" as well as from governments.

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#NPRreads: Police Corruption, A Migrant Crisis, And Sponge Crabs

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag.

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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In S.C.; 'Serious Inland Flooding' Reported

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rain accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible from northeast South Carolina into northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia, the National Hurricane Center says.

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NCAA Names Venues For Championships It Yanked From North Carolina

Friday, October 07, 2016

Early rounds of March Madness will now be played in South Carolina. Other states for whom North Carolina's loss is their gain: Virginia, California, and Texas.

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Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day

Friday, October 07, 2016

Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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U.S. Creates 156,000 Jobs In September, Lower Than Predicted

Friday, October 07, 2016

Economists had expected between 170,000 and 176,000 new jobs last month. The unemployment rate rose slightly, to 5 percent from 4.9 percent.

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Fox News Reporter: Sorry If 'Tongue-In-Cheek' Chinatown Segment Caused Offense

Thursday, October 06, 2016

His critics say that instead of lampooning racist bigotry, the segment embodied it. Fox News' Jesse Watters says he is a political humorist and didn't mean for his report to be taken seriously.

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Hong Kong Activist Is Barred From Entering Thailand, Reportedly At China's Request

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

When Joshua Wong landed in Bangkok, he found a large group of immigration officials and police waiting for him

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