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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Video Of Baton Rouge Man's Fatal Shooting By Police Sparks Protests, FBI Inquiry

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

In the video, Alton Sterling is on the ground when one of the officers kneeling over him yells "He's got a gun!" Then at least one officer draws a weapon from his holster. The FBI is investigating.

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Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21-Month Jail Term For Tax Fraud

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

A court in Spain sentenced Messi, widely hailed as one of the best soccer players alive, but his jail sentence will likely be suspended, under Spanish law.

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Oscar Pistorius Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence In Girlfriend's Murder

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Reeva Steenkamp's parents were in court to hear the sentence; afterward, they told reporters that nothing would bring their daughter back.

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Illinois Man Is Arrested After Burning U.S. Flag, Won't Face Charges

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

A state law that was enacted in 2013 was the basis for Bryton Mellott's arrest, but the local prosecutor says it contradicts the Supreme Court's ruling on this issue.

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Twinkies-Maker Hostess Plans A $2.3 Billion Stock Offering

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The plan is emerging after big changes at Hostess: its business is smaller; it has far fewer employees; and those employees are no longer represented by a union.

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Should PBS Have Shown Old Fireworks Footage In Its July 4th Show?

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

One commenter called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks"; another stated, "current mood: disbelieving moon landing."

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Saudi Arabia Is Hit By Suicide Bombers: 3 Cities In 24 Hours

Monday, July 04, 2016

An attack on Medina has particular significance in a country whose ruler is known by the title Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

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Kevin Durant Picks Golden State Warriors, Ending Free Agency Saga

Monday, July 04, 2016

Kevin Durant is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join fellow superstar Stephen Curry. His choice quickly gained the endorsement of Lil B, a rapper whose sobriquet is The BasedGod.

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By Jove: NASA Says Juno Craft Is Orbiting Jupiter

Monday, July 04, 2016

"And now the fun begins," says a leader of the mission to the large planet whose radiation and dust particles posed dangerous challenges. Project leaders call Juno "a milestone for planetary science."

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Iraqis Vent Anger And Blame Over Baghdad Bombing That Killed At Least 157

Monday, July 04, 2016

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was pelted with rocks when he visited the site Sunday. The nation is now in three days of mourning.

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In China, Former Presidential Aide Gets Life In Prison Over Bribes And Corruption

Monday, July 04, 2016

Ling Jihua, who had been a close aide to former President Hu Jintao, will not appeal the ruling, according to state media.

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#NPRreads: Finding A Point Of View

Saturday, July 02, 2016

From a profile of Samantha Bee to the views of Chelsea Manning on the military's new transgender rules, these stories are about how we see the world.

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Taiwan's Navy Accidentally Fires Missile Toward China, Hits A Fishing Boat

Friday, July 01, 2016

The incident occurred Friday morning, when a 500-ton corvette that was sitting in a military harbor launched a supersonic missile that flew nearly 40 nautical miles.

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6 New Gun Control Laws Enacted In California, As Gov. Brown Signs Bills

Friday, July 01, 2016

The capacity of guns' magazines will now be limited to 10 bullets, and background checks will be required to buy ammunition. The new laws also target "straw purchasing" guns for other people.

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7 Years Of U.S. Drone And Airstrikes: White House Tallies Civilian Deaths

Friday, July 01, 2016

Between Jan. 20, 2009, and the end of 2015, the White House says, the U.S. carried out 473 airstrikes in places that weren't in "areas of active hostilities" — such as Iraq or Afghanistan.

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NHTSA Will Look At Tesla's Autopilot Mode, After Deadly Car Crash

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The fatal crash of a Tesla Model S car that was in autopilot mode when it collided with a truck on a Florida highway last month is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature.

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1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study Says

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hawaii, California, Georgia and New Mexico were the states with the highest percentages of residents identifying as transgender. Young adults are the most likely to have that gender identity.

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Coastal Carolina University Wins First-Ever National Title In College World Series

Thursday, June 30, 2016

"We're not the most talented team in America," Coastal Carolina's coach Gary Gilmore said after the game. "We're just the national champion. That's all I know."

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Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Will Get A New Trial

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Months after he was granted a hearing because of new evidence, Adnan Syed's 2000 murder conviction has been vacated. Syed's story was at the heart of the Serial podcast.

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'Caller Pleading For Cops To Come Inside': Sheriff's Transcripts Of Orlando Attack

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Desperate calls from inside the Pulse gay nightclub; authorities' concerns; reports of wounded civilians: those are among the new details in records released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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