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Bill Chappell

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Powerful Typhoon Whips Japan's Okinawa Islands

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

When it arrives at the main island of Okinawa, Typhoon Neoguri could bring waves that are 45 feet tall and wind gusts of more than 100 mph.

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Israel Expands Attacks On Gaza As Rockets Target Israeli Cities

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

A barrage of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip toward Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other parts of the country. There were no injuries. Earlier, Israel conducted airstrikes and called up reservists.

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Meeting Abuse Victims, Pope Francis Begs Forgiveness

Monday, July 07, 2014

The pope holds his first official meetings with victims of sexual abuse, saying that the priests who hurt them behaved like "a sacrilegious cult."

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Will You Ride The World's Tallest Water Slide?

Monday, July 07, 2014

It's like sliding off the top of a 15-story building on nothing more than an air mattress. The giant Verrückt water slide stands at 168 feet tall.

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Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Nigeria's Boko Haram

Monday, July 07, 2014

More than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by the extremist group reportedly escaped after their captors left for a raid. More than 200 schoolgirls taken in April remain missing.

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TSA Tightens Rules For Devices At Overseas Airports

Monday, July 07, 2014

People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones and other electronic devices charged. The devices might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.

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Hamas Vows Revenge For Fighters Killed In Air Attack

Monday, July 07, 2014

The exchange of rocket and air attacks follows the slaying of a Palestinian teen last week, which set off rioting in several Israeli cities.

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Eduard Shevardnadze, Former Georgian President, Dies At 86

Monday, July 07, 2014

The former Soviet minister and Georgian president is credited with helping end the Cold War. He died Monday following a long illness, his spokeswoman tells the media.

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Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up 'Knit-In' At Vermont Utility

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Five police cars responded to perhaps the most civil of all disobediences: five women knitting at a gas company's headquarters.

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VIDEO: A 4-Year-Old With A Crossover Dribble

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Basketball player Josiah Brown can dribble with either hand; he has a spin move and he regularly hits shots from outside the lane. But he's still just 4.

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Germany Votes For First-Ever Minimum Wage, Around $11.50

Thursday, July 03, 2014

By comparison, the U.S. is debating a raise to its minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. The new German law includes several exceptions.

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U.S. Added 288,000 Jobs In June, Labor Department Says

Thursday, July 03, 2014

This is the fifth consecutive month that American employers have added more than 200,000 jobs. Last month, the U.S. job market hit a milestone, finally surpassing pre-recession levels.

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Now A Hurricane, Arthur Steams Along Eastern Seaboard

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Arthur is now packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph; it could bring hurricane conditions to North Carolina tonight.

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Protesters Turn Back Buses Of Immigrant Detainees Near San Diego

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The buses were carrying nearly 140 people who had reportedly crossed the border in Texas. The protest drew a counterprotest by advocates for immigrants.

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Google Glass Faces A Ban In British Movie Theaters

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Just one week after the Google Glass eyewear went on sale in the U.K., fears of movie piracy have led an industry group to call for a ban on the device in theaters.

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Oh, Pooh: Bear Cub Gets Head Stuck In Cookie Jar

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A plastic jar of animal crackers was too enticing for a young bear in New Jersey, which got its head irretrievably wedged

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Navy Promotes Its First Female 4-Star Admiral

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Adm. Michelle Howard says that when she called a Navy office to order the women's four-star shoulder boards, she was told that they didn't exist.

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Tim Howard Emerges As Hero In U.S. World Cup Loss

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

After a wrenching loss to Belgium, fans are touting the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard, Photoshopping his head onto U.S. currency and (briefly) naming him secretary of defense on Wikipedia.

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Palestinians Clash With Israeli Forces After Teen Is Abducted

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

In Jerusalem, violence follows the discovery of a body believed to be that of an abducted Palestinian teen. The crime is being seen as a possible act of retribution for the deaths of three Israelis.

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5 Things To Know For The U.S. Vs. Belgium Game

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Two key questions are whether the U.S. can strike early, as it did against Ghana, and whether Belgium can pull away late, as it has in all its games so far in Brazil.

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