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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Russia, China And U.S. Condemn North Korea's Nuclear Test Claims

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Members of the UN Security Council "will begin to work immediately" on new measures to punish North Korea, the group said Wednesday.

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British-Accented Man In New ISIS Video Is Suspected To Be A Former Salesman

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The masked militant is believed to be Siddhartha Dhar, also known as Abu Rumaysah. Before converting to Islam and joining ISIS, he sold moon bounces in East London.

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In Live Address, Obama Takes His Plan For Gun Control To The Public

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

"The gun lobby may be holding Congress hostage right now. But they cannot hold America hostage," President Obama says.

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Snowboarders Get 'Insane' Ride – Dangling From A Helicopter

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

An emergency worker lands on their gondola car, hooks a father and son up to harnesses, and sends them out the door with a simple "goodbye."

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Kuwait Recalls Ambassador From Iran Over Saudi Rift

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Kuwait also summoned Iran's ambassador Tuesday to give him a note of protest over the failure to protect Saudi Arabia's diplomatic missions.

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U.S. Files Lawsuit Against Volkswagen Over Emissions Trickery

Monday, January 04, 2016

Volkswagen has acknowledged that millions of its diesel cars worldwide relied on a ruse to skirt emissions controls. The EPA says the two sides haven't agreed on how to handle a recall.

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4 New Elements Are Added To The Periodic Table

Monday, January 04, 2016

With the discoveries now confirmed, "The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete," according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

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Sudan And Bahrain Join Saudi Arabia, Cutting Diplomatic Ties With Iran

Monday, January 04, 2016

Announcing the move Monday, Bahrain said it is responding to "sinful cowardly attacks" on Saudi Arabia's embassy and a consulate in Iran.

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7 Percent Drop Closes Chinese Stock Markets; U.S., World Markets Also Slump

Monday, January 04, 2016

Among the factors blamed for China's drop: poor economic data and a looming rules change for large investors. Markets in Europe and the U.S. also were down.

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Former Arkansas Gov. Dale Bumpers Dies At 90

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Years after urging his Senate colleagues not to undo a national election because Bill Clinton had been unfaithful to his wife, Bumpers wrote a memoir titled The Best Lawyer in a One Lawyer Town.

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Activists Mourn Race Theorist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Welsing is being mourned by many – including musician Chuck D, who credited her with providing the inspiration for the 1990 Public Enemy album Fear of a Black Planet.

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Saudi Arabia's Killing Of Leading Shiite Cleric And 46 Others Sparks Outcry

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Saudi Arabia executed 47 people convicted of terrorism Saturday, including prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr, prompting condemnation throughout the Middle East.

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The 30 Most Popular Stories On NPR's Website In 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The topics range from knowing our bodies — exploring mysteries of "lost posture" and how well your ears register audio quality — to stories of our times, such as gay marriage and political paranoia.

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Seinfeld And Obama, Driving A Stingray And Getting Coffee

Thursday, December 31, 2015

President Obama appears on Jerry Seinfeld's online show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Sample question: "How many world leaders do you think are just completely out of their mind?"

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Police In Belgium Arrest 6 Over New Year's Eve Terrorist Plot

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Despite a string of arrests, the city has canceled plans for its annual fireworks show. Police raids in the Brussels area also put a man suspected of having links to ISIS behind bars.

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Bill Cosby Is Charged With Felony Sex Crime Over 2004 Case

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Pennsylvania has a 12-year statute of limitations on felony sex crimes, meaning prosecutors had until January to bring charges against the comedian.

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Catholic Priest Apologizes For Riding 'Hoverboard' During Church Service

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Father Albert San Jose became something of a viral hit after video was posted online of him riding a self-balancing scooter through the aisles, singing "May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You."

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ISIS New Year's Eve Bombing Plot Foiled in Turkey, Officials Say

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The attackers were targeting Ankara, according to the chief prosecutor's office, two months after a pair of suicide blasts killed more than 100 people at a peace rally.

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Number Of Police Officers Killed By Gunfire Fell 14 Percent In 2015, Study Says

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Of the 124 officers who died, the largest number (52) were killed in traffic-related incidents, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Another 42 were shot and killed.

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After Ramadi, A Look At What's Next In The Fight Against ISIS

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Celebrating victory in Ramadi, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi says his troops will oust ISIS from Iraq entirely in 2016. But strongholds such as Mosul may be much harder to retake.

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