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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Al-Qaida Says Its No. 2 Leader Was Killed In U.S. Drone Strike

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Nasir al-Wahishi was part of al-Qaida's "old guard," NPR's Alice Fordham reports. He was a veteran of the fighting in Afghanistan and had been Osama bin Laden's personal secretary.

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N.Y. Prison Break Search Is Costing $1 Million A Day

Monday, June 15, 2015

A district attorney says the two inmates may have used power tools left behind by maintenance contractors at the Clinton Correctional Facility.

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Supreme Court Denies N.C. Appeal On State's Ultrasound Abortion Law

Monday, June 15, 2015

The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.

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Sudanese President Flies Home After South African Court Orders His Arrest

Monday, June 15, 2015

President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court in 2009 on charges that he committed war crimes and genocide in Darfur, where 300,000 people died.

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Magna Carta, 'This Awful Thing' That Shaped Legal Rights, Turns 800

Monday, June 15, 2015

The landmark birthday prompted a Google Doodle in Britain depicting a man in chains — a reference to the rights that were eventually extended beyond the nobility.

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Federal Employee Breach Very Likely Included Security Clearance Info

Friday, June 12, 2015

In the massive security breach that was revealed early this month, hackers also very likely accessed information from background checks that were done on both federal employees and applicants.

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N.Y. Prison Worker Joyce Mitchell Arrested Over Killers' Escape

Friday, June 12, 2015

The arrest of Mitchell comes after several days of speculation that a prison employee might have helped Richard Matt and David Sweat pull off their escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility.

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#Distractinglysexy Tweets Are Female Scientists' Retort To 'Disappointing' Comments

Friday, June 12, 2015

As a barrage of tweets shows, the outrage felt by many women who work in science is neither silent nor unfunny.

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Wrestler Dusty Rhodes, The American Dream, Has Died

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A veteran of hundreds of matches during his wrestling career, Rhodes acted as a stand-in for the common man, pitting his bulldog physique against chiseled rivals such as Ric Flair.

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Joyce Carol Oates On Dinosaur-Killer Tweet: 'My Tweets Are Meant To Be Funny'

Thursday, June 11, 2015

"So barbaric that this should still be allowed," Joyce Carol Oates wrote, in a tweet that was taken quite literally by many online readers.

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'Some Indication' That N.Y. Escapees Might Have Headed To Vermont

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

More than 450 personnel are going door-to-door, conducting car searches and gathering information to try to find escaped killers David Sweat and Richard Matt.

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'His Emotions Got The Best Of Him' At Pool, Officer's Attorney Says

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The lawyer representing resigned Cpl. Eric Casebolt says that last Friday, "His first call was a suicide at an apartment complex." That incident added to "an emotional toll," his attorney says.

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Nobel Laureate In Hot Water For 'Trouble With Girls' In Labs

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

"Three things happen when they are in the lab," biochemist Tim Hunt said at a large conference. "You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry."

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Cleveland Officials: Police Are Being Retrained On Interacting With The Public

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Officers are getting new training on interacting with youth and the use of force. "We are guardians of this community," police Chief Calvin Williams said. "And we are part of this community."

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Vatican Establishes Tribunal To Investigate Bishops In Abuse Cases

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pope Francis sets up a tribunal to hear cases against senior clergy accused of not protecting children who were abused by priests. A victims' group says the Vatican isn't going far enough.

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Abortion Restriction Law Is Backed By Federal Court In Texas

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

A federal appeals court has backed key parts of Texas' controversial 2013 law that critics say would put some clinics at risk of closing.

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Chief Calls Actions Of Officer From McKinney, Texas, Pool Party Video 'Indefensible'

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Cpl. Eric Casebolt's actions were "out of control" and "indefensible," police Chief Greg Conley said Tuesday evening.

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Virginia Court Is Ordered To Reconsider Injunction In Sweet Briar College Case

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The legal battle over Sweet Briar's fate has been fast-moving — the private women's school is slated to close on Aug. 25.

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Vincent Bugliosi, Manson Prosecutor And 'Helter Skelter' Author, Dies

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

After the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others thrust Bugliosi into the spotlight, he won convictions against Charles Manson and his followers.

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Song Premiere: Gardens & Villa, 'Fixations'

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Here's new music that may inadvertently transport you to 1974. "Fixations" is from the new album, Music For Dogs, by Gardens & Villa, out in August.

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