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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Actor Eli Wallach, Who Brought Hint Of Humanity To Villainous Roles, Dies

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

For decades, Eli Wallach won fans by bringing humanity and humor to roles that pitted him as a villain against titans such as Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen. Wallach was 98.

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FBI Says It Freed 168 U.S. Children In Sex-Trafficking Raids

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The authorities rounded up 281 pimps last week, as police targeted child sex-trafficking operations in more than 100 U.S. cities.

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World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sunday's U.S.-Portugal match drew an average of 24.7 million viewers, according to Nielsen, ratings that put the game above the decisive Game 5 of the recent NBA finals.

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LeBron James Will Reportedly Become Free Agent, Ending Miami Contract

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The move comes one week after the Miami Heat were trounced by the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. The chance remains that James could return to Miami.

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U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial: Brooks Cleared, Coulson Found Guilty

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Former media executive Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire.

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Kerry Visits Kurds To Urge A United Iraq

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Kurdish president tells Secretary of State John Kerry, "We are facing a new reality and a new Iraq." Kerry visited as a key refinery in Beiji fell to the militants after 10 days of fighting.

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Christian Woman Escapes Death In Sudan Over Conversion

Monday, June 23, 2014

Meriam Ibrahim, 27, says she was raised an Orthodox Christian after being born to a Muslim father. A court ordered her release Monday, throwing out a death sentence.

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Spineless, And Now Homeless: National Zoo Closes Animal Exhibit

Monday, June 23, 2014

Invertebrates make up about 99 percent of all species. But they're no longer being featured at the National Zoo after the exhibit was shuttered due to budget issues.

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Egyptian Court Sentences Journalists To Lengthy Prison Terms

Monday, June 23, 2014

Three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera have been sentenced to prison terms — two for seven years and a third for 10 years — by an Egyptian court. The three men were accused of aiding terrorists.

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Kerry Meets With Iraqi Prime Minister In Baghdad Amid ISIS Crisis

Monday, June 23, 2014

On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came closer than he has before to joining the chorus of those calling for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.

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U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To Influx

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Obama administration says it will boost enforcement efforts — and try to dispel beliefs among migrants that new U.S. policies allow them to enter the country illegally.

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There's No Run Like A Prison Run

Friday, June 20, 2014

In Oregon, organizers of a program that lets inmates of a maximum-security prison run with regular citizens say the goal is to provide a sense of purpose, and normalcy.

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Ab-Soul: 'It's A Lot'

Friday, June 20, 2014

The most philosophical member of Top Dawg Entertainment in a Microphone Check conversation about Ab's high expectations of his audience and what he's trying to make for them.

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U.N.: Number Of Displaced People Hits Mark Not Seen Since World War II

Friday, June 20, 2014

At least 51.2 million people are now living under forced displacement, a U.N. agency says. If all of them were put into one country, it would be the 26th largest in the world.

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Back At You: Batting-Practice Ball Lands In Pitching Machine

Friday, June 20, 2014

Tampa Bay's Matt Joyce hit a ball that caromed off the batting cage — and back into the pitching machine. The ball was quickly fired right back at the surprised outfielder.

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Leading Shiite Cleric Says Iraq Needs A New Government

Friday, June 20, 2014

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's comments add to criticisms that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki hasn't done enough to bridge sectarian rifts. The cleric also says ISIS militants must be expelled.

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Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

Friday, June 20, 2014

The newly expanded benefits will allow people in a same-sex marriage to take time off from work to care for their spouses, no matter which state they live in.

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Harley-Davidson's New Bike Hums, Instead Of Roaring

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Harley-Davidson wants fans of motorcycles often called "hogs" to get to know its new electric bike that's quiet and has zero emissions.

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Obama: U.S. Forces Won't Return To Combat In Iraq Crisis

Thursday, June 19, 2014

President Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with a Sunni extremist group, but Americans won't be taking up combat roles.

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Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation Case

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Supreme Court calls sworn testimony at a trial "a quintessential example of citizen speech" that is protected by the First Amendment. The decision was unanimous.

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