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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Russia Recognizes Independent Crimea; U.S. And EU 'Stand Firm' With Ukraine

Monday, March 17, 2014

President Obama says the U.S. will not recognize Crimea's moves to split from Ukraine. In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs an order recognizing Crimea as an independent state.

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Westboro Baptist Founder Is 'On The Edge Of Death,' Son Says

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Fred Phelps is in hospice care and has been excommunicated from the church he founded in Topeka, his son Nathan wrote in a statement he posted to Facebook on Saturday night.

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Attacks Over Crimea Play Out In Virtual Arena; Websites Hit

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Some of the serious clashes between Russia and Ukraine are being carried out online. Crimea's referendum website was hit Sunday.

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Flight 370: Investigators Seek Help, Motive For Jet's Disappearance

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The search area for the Boeing 777 was widely expanded Saturday; investigators are now asking more than a dozen nations to help find the jetliner that went missing last weekend.

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Gunmen Raid Nigerian Villages, Killing More Than 100 People

Sunday, March 16, 2014

New violence has erupted in a dispute over grazing land, as officials say an attack on several villages has killed more than 100 people.

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David Brenner Dies; The Comedian Was 78

Sunday, March 16, 2014

When he introduced Brenner as a guest on his show for the first time, Johnny Carson described him this way: "He's very clever. Somewhat warped."

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Crimea Overwhelmingly Supports Split From Ukraine To Join Russia

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Russia's state news agency says that after processing about half the votes more than 95 percent of Crimea's voters favor joining with Russia. But annexation could trigger tough sanctions.

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Did The Malaysian Airliner Land? Here Are Possible Runways

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Experts say it isn't likely to have landed. But with the mystery persisting, a look for runways that could have received flight MH370 finds more than 600 candidates.

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Russia Vetoes U.N. Security Council Resolution On Crimea

Saturday, March 15, 2014

The resolution would declare Sunday's referendum on leaving Ukraine invalid. Meanwhile, Ukrainian official say Russian troops took over an area outside of Crimea Saturday.

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Indian Court Stays Death Penalty For Two In Rape Case

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Four men were sentenced to death in September for a crime that sparked shock, anger and intense debate over how India handles violence against women.

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Afghans Don't Need Help Securing Country, Karzai Says

Saturday, March 15, 2014

President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan says that more than a decade of warfare was imposed on his country by the U.S. conflict with the Taliban.

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U.S. Beats Russia To Win Sled Hockey Gold At Sochi Paralympics

Saturday, March 15, 2014

In the sport many call "murder ball on ice," the U.S. team becomes the first to repeat at consecutive Paralympics. The game was broadcast live on NBC.

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Prime Minister: 'Deliberate Action' Disabled Missing Jet's Systems

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Malaysia's prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the airliner, but he stopped short of calling the disappearance a hijacking.

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People Overload Website, Hoping To Help Search For Missing Jet

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A satellite company's call for crowdsourcing to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines jet brought a strong response on the Internet, placing an "unprecedented load" on the company's servers.

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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files For Bankruptcy In U.S.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Mt. Gox had been the most active bitcoin exchange before it announced the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of the cryptocurrency last month.

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CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work, Feinstein Says

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein says some of the CIA's actions could be illegal or unconstitutional, accusing the agency of interfering with the oversight committee she chairs.

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NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says. A contest begins next week.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health insurance, President Obama appeared on the Web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he fielded questions from comedian Galifianakis.

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Seattle Moves To Curb Uber, Other Ride-Share Services

Monday, March 10, 2014

Taxi companies have been vocal opponents of web-based "ride-share" services, which they say have an unfair advantage because they're playing by different rules.

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Family Trust Wins Supreme Court Fight Against Bike Trail

Monday, March 10, 2014

"They want to bring a train through here, that's fine," a Wyoming landowner says. "We never expected and we never agreed to a bicycle trail." His family is fighting a rails-to-trails conversion.

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