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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

FBI Arrests Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli On Fraud Charges

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Martin Shkreli, the drug executive who was widely criticized for sharply raising the price of a drug used by HIV patients, has been released on $5 million bond.

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Putin Speaks: Trump Is 'Absolute Leader' In Race; U.S. An Ally Against ISIS

Thursday, December 17, 2015

ISIS "is posing a threat to everyone," Russian President Vladimir Putin says. At his year-end news conference, Putin also said FIFA's Sepp Blatter should win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Baltimore Police Case After Jury Deadlocks

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The jury couldn't reach a verdict on involuntary manslaughter and three other charges Officer William Porter faced over the death of Freddie Gray.

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Trucks Hit Record 20.4 MPG, EPA Says; Carmakers Are Ahead Of Emissions Standards

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Fuel economy is at record highs and carmakers have surpassed strict greenhouse gas emissions standards for the third straight year, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

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New York Announces 'Dramatic Reform' Of Solitary Confinement Rules

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Leroy Peoples, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, served 780 consecutive days in isolation.

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Jurors In Baltimore Police Trial Say They're Deadlocked

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The judge instructed the jurors to keep working toward a verdict after receiving a note from the panel Tuesday afternoon.

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The Sports (And Teams) Whose Fans Made The Fewest Grammatical Mistakes In 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The most language errors came from fans of the Washington Redskins, whose 16.5 mistakes per 100 words widely surpassed every other franchise. Fans of NBA teams did well.

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France's Le Pen Acquitted Of Inciting Hatred In Muslim Comments

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Marine Le Pen, the head of the far-right National Front party, has been cleared of charges that she incited hatred when she compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation.

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'Things Have Changed,' U.S. Judge Says Of Case Over Men-Only Military Draft

Saturday, December 12, 2015

A federal appeals court hears arguments over a lawsuit challenging the Selective Service's requirement that men, but not women, register for the draft.

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Saudi Women Cast First-Ever Votes โ€“ And Vie For Offices

Saturday, December 12, 2015

But if they want to vote, women will have to catch a ride: the conservative Islamic kingdom still forbids them from driving.

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Nearly 200 Nations Adopt Climate Agreement At COP21 Talks In Paris

Saturday, December 12, 2015

"History is here. All the conditions are met. The decisive agreement for the planet is now," French President Francois Hollande said Saturday.

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Appeals Court Lets FanDuel, DraftKings Operate In N.Y. โ€” For Now

Friday, December 11, 2015

The temporary stay was granted after a judge barred the fantasy sports sites from operating in New York state earlier in the day.

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Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Found Guilty Of Multiple Rapes

Friday, December 11, 2015

Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, was charged with sexually assaulting 13 black women. He was found guilty by an all-white jury and now risks a life sentence in prison.

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DuPont And Dow Agree On Terms For Huge Merger

Friday, December 11, 2015

After the merger, the resulting behemoth would be split into what Dow's chairman and CEO, Andrew Liveris, calls "three powerful new companies." That is, if regulators sign off on the deal.

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Hoverboards Put On No-Fly List, As Airlines Cite Fire Concerns

Friday, December 11, 2015

The bans come as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says it's looking into at least 10 reports of the self-balancing electric scooters bursting in flames.

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The Citadel Suspends 8 Cadets Over White-Hooded Photos

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa says it seems the cadets "were singing Christmas carols as part of a 'Ghosts of Christmas Past' skit."

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CAIR Office Evacuated Due To 'Foreign Substance' Found In Mail

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Early tests showed the substance isn't dangerous; the FBI is now investigating.

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Officials Investigate Boston Train That Left Station Without An Operator

Thursday, December 10, 2015

About 50 passengers were aboard the Red Line train when it left the Braintree station south of Boston about 6 a.m. Thursday.

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Catholics Should Not Try To Convert Jews, Vatican Commission Says

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Jews don't need to be converted to find salvation, according to a major new document that highlights Catholics' historic ties with Judaism.

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Bright Spots On Ceres Aren't Signs Of Alien Civilizations, Studies Say

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Two new studies of the dwarf planet might make it harder for people to imagine Ceres as a space colony or way station for an advanced race.

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