Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Nearly 100 Tech Firms Ask Federal Court To Block Trump's Travel Ban

Monday, February 06, 2017

The ban is unlawful, discriminatory and arbitrary — and hurts business, say 97 tech companies ranging from Apple and Facebook to Google and Uber.

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Former Top Security Officials Criticize Trump's 'Ill-Conceived' Ban In Court Filing

Monday, February 06, 2017

A document signed by former CIA Director Michael Hayden and others backs two states who say President Trump's immigration ban "unleashed chaos."

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Bogus 'Bowling Green Massacre' Claim Snarls Trump Adviser Conway

Friday, February 03, 2017

"I bet it's brand new information to people," Kellyanne Conway said of her false claim that a massacre by two Iraqis prompted a six-month halt to the Iraqi refugee program under President Obama.

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French Soldier Shoots Machete-Wielding Attacker At Louvre

Friday, February 03, 2017

A machete-wielding man shouted "Allahu Akbar" and attacked a security patrol near the museum on Friday, prompting a soldier to shoot the man, wounding him, the head of Paris police says.

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Hawaii's House Republican Leader Says She Was Ousted Over Women's March

Thursday, February 02, 2017

When she appeared at the recent Women's March event in Hawaii, state Rep. Beth Fukumoto spoke about being booed and insulted at her party's convention last summer.

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Groundhog Day 2017: Winter Is (Still) Coming, Punxsutawney Phil Says

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Phil was in an unusually feisty mood, but once he settled down, he saw his own shadow, officials deemed. Staten Island Chuck didn't agree, predicting an early spring.

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Trump Disparages 'Dumb' Deal With Australia On Refugees

Thursday, February 02, 2017

After reports of an acrimonious discussion about refugees with Australia's prime minister surface, President Trump says, "I will study this dumb deal!"

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1 Hostage Has Died As Standoff Ends At Delaware State Prison

Thursday, February 02, 2017

When police went into a building at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Del., early Thursday, they found an unresponsive staff member who was declared dead.

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Petraeus Warns Of Giving Ammunition To Extremists, 'Revisionist Powers'

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Discussing "the State of the World" on Capitol Hill, the former general urges a quick resolution to the review behind the ban on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries.

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Donations To Burned Texas Mosque Top $1 Million In Outpouring Of Support

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The financial support mirrors the Texas community's efforts to support the mosque: Four churches and a synagogue have offered to host Muslim services.

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VW Offers Buyback Or Cash To U.S. Diesel Owners In Latest Settlement Deal

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The plan would cover nearly 80,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles that contain what U.S. regulators have called a cheating mechanism.

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Washington State Sues Trump, Seeking A Stay On Immigration Ban

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Saying that President Trump's immigration ban is illegal, the state's lawsuit cites instances in which he said he would base immigration decisions on religion.

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Tenn. Governor Seeks Free Community College For All Adults

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The idea got a standing ovation at the governor's State of the State address Monday night, with Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh saying, "Actually I had hoped that we would do that earlier."

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White House Says Obama's Order On LGBTQ Rights Will Stay In Effect

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

President Trump "is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community," the White House says.

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It's Fred Korematsu Day: Celebrating A Foe Of U.S. Internment Camps

Monday, January 30, 2017

Days after President Trump used an executive order to dramatically shift U.S. immigration policy, Fred Korematsu Day is attracting special attention.

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7 Targeted Countries React To Trump's Ban On Immigration

Monday, January 30, 2017

Iraq responded with both shock and, in Parliament, a desire for retaliation. In Sudan, the government summoned a U.S. diplomat to protest Friday's executive order.

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Trump And Putin To Speak By Phone On Saturday

Friday, January 27, 2017

"This is the first telephone contact after President Trump took office," a Kremlin spokesman says.

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Nadal Books Date With Federer For Australian Open Title

Friday, January 27, 2017

The matchup answers the prayers of tennis fans eager to see a ninth Grand Slam final between the pair. Neither player won a Grand Slam last year.

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Nearly Half Of California Emerges From Drought In Latest Report

Thursday, January 26, 2017

For the first time since January of 2014, no part of California is in the "exceptional drought" category, according to a U.S. Drought Monitor report.

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The Doomsday Clock Is Reset: Closest To Midnight Since The 1950s

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Criticizing President Trump, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists sees increased risk in dangers to humanity, from the proliferation of nuclear weapons to climate change.

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