Bill Chappell

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Cassini Spacecraft Starts Weaving Between Saturn And Its Rings

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"Shields Up!" the Cassini craft's Twitter feed announced Wednesday. If all goes well, new images of the ringed planet will reach Earth early Thursday.

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China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The not-yet-named carrier is the second in China's arsenal. It took less than four years to build.

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'Mega-Robbery' In Paraguay: Dozens Reportedly Took Part In Violent Heist

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A gang of some 50 bandits assaulted a private security company and reportedly made off with millions of dollars in what's being called a crime of the century on Paraguay's border with Brazil.

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Ivanka Trump Talks Female Entrepreneurs And Her Father At W20 Summit In Berlin

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets NASA Record For Most Days In Space

Monday, April 24, 2017

When she comes back down to Earth this year, Peggy Whitson will have logged more than 650 days in space. She spoke to President Trump Monday morning.

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

Monday, April 24, 2017

North Korea is threatening to sink a U.S. Navy strike group that's led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. The regime has also reportedly detained a U.S. citizen.

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Arizona Woman Is Hailed As First Female To Earn A College Football Scholarship

Friday, April 14, 2017

Becca Longo, 18, says she wasn't aware she might be making history when she accepted a scholarship from Adams State University in Colorado.

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Afghan Official Says 94 ISIS Fighters Killed In 'Mother Of All Bombs' Attack

Friday, April 14, 2017

An Afghan official said Saturday at least 94 ISIS members were killed, including top commanders, when the nearly 22,000-pound "Mother of All Bombs" was dropped in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

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'Misdirected' Airstrike By U.S.-Led Coalition Kills 18 Allied Fighters In Syria

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The strike was requested by America's partners "who had identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position," U.S. Central Command said Thursday.

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'Serious Failings' By Russia In Deadly Beslan School Siege, European Court Says

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Russian officials were warned of an attack on a school and used "powerful weapons such as tank cannon, grenade launchers and flame-throwers," a European court says. More than 180 children died.

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North Miami Officer Is Arrested Over Shooting Of Therapist During Standoff

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The July shooting occurred as behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey was trying to persuade a man in his care to return to a group home for mentally disabled adults. The officer faces criminal charges.

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Church Can Start Its Own Police Force, Alabama Senate Says

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Police officers hired by Briarwood Presbyterian would need to be certified; they would also have the same powers other law enforcement officers have. The bill now heads to the state House.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad Will Run For Presidency, Flouting Ayatollah's Advice

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run for a third term. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had reportedly urged him not to run, and the announcement caught many people by surprise.

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Putin, Tillerson Meet At Kremlin, Discuss Tensions Between Russia And U.S.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

"The world's two foremost nuclear powers cannot cannot have this kind of relationship," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

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John Clarke, Who Made Fake News Hilarious, Is Mourned In Australia And New Zealand

Monday, April 10, 2017

Satirist John Clarke's pitch-perfect portrayal of an Australian senator denying the impact of an oil spill once prompted a Snopes fact-check report.

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Wells Fargo Claws Back $75 Million More From 2 Executives Over Fake Accounts

Monday, April 10, 2017

Former CEO John Stumpf "was too slow" to realize the risk of sales practices, the bank's board says. The scandal also brought a $185 million punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Toyota Plans $1.3 Billion Investment In Kentucky Plant

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Georgetown, Ky., facility is Toyota's largest plant in the world. Toyota plans to invest $10 billion in the U.S. over the next five years.

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Only 98,000 New Jobs Were Created In March, Labor Department Says

Friday, April 07, 2017

After adding more than 200,000 jobs in each of the first two months of 2017, the number of jobs added last month was about half what analysts had expected. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent.

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Russia Says U.S. Broke International Law In Striking Syria, Citing 'Pretext'

Friday, April 07, 2017

Russia blamed the strike on "speculations on children's photos." At the U.N., Ambassador Nikki Haley said, "The moral stain of the Assad regime could no longer go unanswered."

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Duterte Orders Philippine Army To Occupy Disputed Islands In South China Sea

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The military should raise the Philippines' flag on islands it claims, President Rodrigo Duterte said, adding that he might do that himself on one island this summer.

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