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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Big Banks Pay $5.6 Billion, Plead Guilty To Felonies Over Currency And Rate-Fixing

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In one exchange, a broker told a trader, "mate yur getting bloody good at this libor game ... think of me when yur on yur yacht in monaco."

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Rare Black Rhino Killed By U.S. Hunter Who Won Controversial Auction

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Corey Knowlton of Dallas won an auction last January for a hunting permit that would allow him to kill a black rhino weighing about 3,000 pounds.

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Wanna Go To Fit City? List Ranks America's 50 Fittest Metro Areas

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The new American Fitness Index is out, with some good news and bad news. Five cities fell five or more slots; Washington, D.C., finished first, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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60 Percent: Record Number Of Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage In Poll

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It's a far cry from 1996, the first year in which Gallup posed the question to Americans. Back then, 68 percent of respondents said same-sex marriages should not be valid.

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Biker Shootout Update: 7 Remain In Hospital; Uninvited Gang Had Come To Meeting

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Giving an update on Sunday's violence, Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton dismisses media reports that law enforcement officers had killed four bikers.

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British Police Arrest 9 Over Audacious Easter Jewelry Heist

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"A number of large bags containing significant amounts of high value property have been recovered from one address," Scotland Yard says.

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Longtime 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Announces He's Quitting

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"I will no longer be Charlie Hebdo, but I will always be Charlie," says Renald Luzier, the cartoonist known as Luz.

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2 BASE Jumpers Die On Wingsuit Flight In Yosemite

Monday, May 18, 2015

The world of climbing lost a daring innovator Saturday when Dean Potter died during a wingsuit flight. He was killed along with Graham Hunt as they tried to soar above California's Yosemite Valley.

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Google Wins Copyright And Speech Case Over 'Innocence Of Muslims' Video

Monday, May 18, 2015

A federal appeals court has reversed an order that forced Google-owned YouTube to take down a trailer for a controversial anti-Muslim video last year.

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Supreme Court Calls Maryland Income Tax Law 'A Tariff'

Monday, May 18, 2015

The court says Maryland unconstitutionally raised the cost of doing business in more than one state, by letting local governments tax money that was earned — and taxed — in other states.

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First In Fish: 'Fully Warm-Blooded' Moonfish Prowls The Deep Seas

Friday, May 15, 2015

"It's hard to stay warm when you're surrounded by cold water but the opah has figured it out," a NOAA Fisheries biologist says.

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New England Patriots Clarify: 'Deflator' Refers To Weight Loss

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Patriots say staff members used the term "deflate" to talk about losing weight — not about breaking the NFL's rules on football inflation, as the league says.

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Harry Shearer, Voice Of Ned Flanders And Mr. Burns, Will Leave 'The Simpsons'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

In a tweet sent in the wee hours of Thursday, Shearer said he was leaving "because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work."

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House Approves USA Freedom Act, Extending And Revising The Patriot Act

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The USA Freedom Act would extend many parts of the surveillance legislation while also barring the NSA's massive collection of Americans' phone data. The measure's fate in the Senate is uncertain.

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Senate Reaches Deal To Vote Thursday On 'Fast-Track' Trade Bill

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The deal calls for separate votes on bills that Democrats had wanted to move as a single package, with a vote on a customs bill that includes safeguards championed by Sen. Charles Schumer.

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Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Contest To Be On $20 Bill

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Women on 20s campaign is petitioning President Obama to put the face of Harriet Tubman, the escaped slave who led others to freedom, on the $20 bill. She edged Eleanor Roosevelt in a close vote.

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Nepal Update: Quake's Death Toll Rises; U.S. Chopper Still Missing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Emergency officials in Nepal say at least 76 people have died in Tuesday's earthquake, which hit as the small country is still coping with a prior quake that killed more than 8,000.

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'Unsettling' Lucille Ball Sculpture Will Move To New Home In N.Y.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The plan gives new life to a statue that gained dubious fame last month, when criticism of the bronze work reached a fever pitch. It's now seen as a part of comedy history.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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