Bill Chappell

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At Least 10 Die In Shootout At Crusader Castle In Jordan

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Four gunmen were reportedly killed by security forces after an hours-long operation to free people trapped in the castle at Karak.

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Toddler Dies After Road-Rage Gunfire Hits Car, Little Rock Police Say

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The boy is the second toddler to die in a car-related shooting in the city in the past month. He had been on a shopping trip with his grandmother, police say.

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After Outbreak Of Looting, Venezuela Delays Phase-Out Of Large Currency

Sunday, December 18, 2016

In a short TV appearance Saturday night, Maduro told his nation that 500-bolivar notes that are meant to replace the 100-bolivar currency are delayed.

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Evacuation Buses Arrive In East Aleppo — But Departure Is Put On Hold

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Evacuations had been set to resume Sunday as the U.N. Security Council prepares to vote on a resolution that calls for sending international monitors to the besieged city.

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Dr. Heimlich, The Man Behind The Life-Saving Maneuver, Dies

Saturday, December 17, 2016

He's credited with saving thousands from choking, thanks to the method he popularized in 1974. Now comes word that Dr. Henry Heimlich has died at age 96.

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China Says It Will Return Seized U.S. Underwater Drone In 'Appropriate' Way

Saturday, December 17, 2016

A Chinese military spokesman says the drone was taken so it wouldn't pose a danger to ships; he also blames the U.S. for adding drama to the incident.

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University Of Minnesota Football Team Ends Boycott, Will Play Bowl Game

Saturday, December 17, 2016

"Let me first state so there is no misperception: sexual harassment and violence against women have no place on this campus," a team leader says.

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Trump Announces Nomination Of S.C.'s Mulvaney To Head Budget Office

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Rep. Mick Mulvaney is a prominent member of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of around 40 conservatives that grew out of the Tea Party movement.

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Britain's Transport Secretary Doors Cyclist, As Seen In Video

Friday, December 16, 2016

Days after he said bike lanes can cause "too much of a problem" for London drivers, a video emerges showing Transport Secretary Chris Grayling's car door striking a passing cyclist near Parliament.

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University of Minnesota Football Players Boycott After 10 Teammates Suspended

Friday, December 16, 2016

As the university responds to a sexual assault allegation, the rest of its football team has declared a boycott. The team is scheduled to play in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27.

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In South China Sea Islands, Anti-Aircraft And Radar Systems Emerge In Full Color

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Satellite photos show what analysts say is an array of anti-aircraft guns, cruise missile defenses, in nearly identical emplacements on islands created around large reefs.

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Facebook Details Its New Plan To Combat Fake News Stories

Thursday, December 15, 2016

If a story fails a fact-check test, Facebook will warn users if they try to share the fake news. The company will rely on third-party groups to vet stories that are flagged.

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The Olympics, Year-Round: New TV Channel Will Come To U.S. In 2017

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Olympic Channel, which launched as a digital outlet after this summer's Rio Games, will become an American TV network in the second half of 2017.

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'It Is A Dream,' Says Afghan 'Little Messi' Of Meeting His Idol

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Months after a boy in rural Afghanistan became a sensation for wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey, he's now met the soccer star and watched his FC Barcelona team play.

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Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate In First Move Since 2015

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The vote to nudge benchmark interest rates higher was unanimous, the central bank says. The rate moves from the current 0.25-0.50 percent to a range of 0.50 and 0.75 percent.

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Venezuela Seizes Nearly 4 Million Toys, Saying They're Overpriced

Sunday, December 11, 2016

"Boys and girls of the country will have a happy Christmas," says Venezuela's national superintendent for the defense of socioeconomic rights.

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Boeing And Iran Air Sign Jetliner Contract Worth $16.6 Billion

Sunday, December 11, 2016

U.S. officials approved the deal in September, months after Iran emerged from sanctions.

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Bomb Hits Coptic Christian Church In Cairo, Killing At Least 25

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Condolences pour forth after the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority in years.

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ISIS Renews Attacks On Palmyra In Attempt To Retake Historic City

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Months after ISIS was pushed out of Palmyra, the extremist group is again fighting for the Syrian city in the face of heavy air strikes by Russia's military.

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Japan Sends Long Electric Whip Into Orbit, To Tame Space Junk

Friday, December 09, 2016

A cable that's as long as six football fields has been launched into orbit — and when it's deployed, it'll test an idea to knock out debris that threatens astronauts and spacecraft.

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