Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Hong Kong Police Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Pro-Democracy Organizers

Monday, March 27, 2017

Leaders of large demonstrations that roiled parts of Hong Kong in 2014 were told to report to police Monday on charges of causing a public nuisance.

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Beer Brewers Test A Taboo, Recycling Water After It Was Used In Homes

Friday, March 24, 2017

When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?" After trying it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared the Full Circle Pale Ale "fantastic."

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

Friday, March 24, 2017

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

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Mubarak Walks Free, In What Could Be The Final Twist For Egypt's Former Dictator

Friday, March 24, 2017

Hosni Mubarak, 88 and ailing, was acquitted by Egypt's top appeals court of charges that he ordered police to kill anti-government protesters in 2011.

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London Attack Update: One More Victim Dies, 8 People Released From Custody

Friday, March 24, 2017

The dead suspect, Khalid Masood, 52, was named Adrian Russell Ajao at birth, police say. Several victims remain in hospital. Eight of 11 people arrested by police have been released with no action.

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Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination "state terrorism." Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia's incursions in Ukraine.

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Police Identify Suspect In London Attack Near Parliament; Death Toll Rises To 4

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Khalid Masood, 52, was born in Kent. The suspect was once investigated "in relation to concerns about violent extremism," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday.

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Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ten years ago, Paul Manafort "secretly worked for a Russian oligarch who wanted him to promote Russian interests," the AP's Chad Day tells NPR.

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Germany Deports Native-Born Terrorism Suspects, In A First

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The two men were born in Germany but don't have citizenship; their families are from Algeria and Nigeria. German officials say it's the first time the government is taking such a step.

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Google Promises To Keep Ads Off 'Hateful, Offensive' YouTube Content

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

On Friday, a division of a global marketing group with a digital budget of more than $200 million put its dealings with Google on "pause," citing recent controversies.

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Secretary Of State Tillerson Will Visit Russia In April, But Will Miss A NATO Meeting

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

News of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Russia emerged on the same day FBI Director James Comey said his agency is investigating possible coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

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Martin McGuinness, A Former IRA Leader And A Peacemaker, Dies At 66

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The unusual arc of Martin McGuinness's public life culminated in his 2012 meeting with Queen Elizabeth II; both of them called it an important moment for peace.

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Tillerson Says 'All Of The Options Are On The Table' In Dealing With North Korea

Friday, March 17, 2017

One day after saying diplomatic efforts "have failed" to affect North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. would consider all military options if compelled to act.

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House OKs Bill Making It Tougher To Keep 'Mentally Incompetent' Vets From Buying Guns

Friday, March 17, 2017

Critics of the bill say it could lead to more suicides — in one recent year, an average of 20 veterans per day died from suicide, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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McDonald's Tweet Blasts President Trump, And Is Quickly Deleted

Thursday, March 16, 2017

McDonald's says its account was "hacked by an external source." The tweet drew a wide range of responses — from pledges to eat a Big Mac today to calls for a boycott.

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Booby-Trapped Letter Injures IMF Employee In Paris

Thursday, March 16, 2017

An executive assistant suffered minor burns after a letter exploded at the International Monetary Fund's office in Paris on Thursday.

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Geert Wilders, 'Dutch Donald Trump,' Takes Second Place In Closely Watched Election

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party is celebrating a resounding win over populist Wilders' Party for Freedom, in a result that's being welcomed by centrists and progressives.

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Yes, There Is A Voting Booth In This Dutch Family's Living Room

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

In an arrangement that goes back to 1948, the Westhoffs' farm house has hosted voters in their small community of fewer than 100 people.

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Dutch Election Is Underway, In Latest Test Of Populist Nationalism

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

High voter turnout was reported by local media in the first hours of voting, with 33 percent of voters hitting the polls by 1:45 p.m. local time.

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EPA Reopens U.S. Rules Setting Vehicle Efficiency Standards For 2025

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

U.S. automakers may not have to reach fuel efficiency standards that were set during the Obama administration, which had set a target of 54.5 miles per gallon for the 2025 model year.

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