Bill Chappell

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4 Car Companies Settle Takata Airbag Lawsuit For $553 Million

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The settlement does not cover claims of personal injury or property damage. But it would resolve a class-action suit against Toyota, Subaru, BMW and Mazda.

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Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes has died, the network says, citing a statement from the late executive's family. Ailes resigned from his post leading Fox News last July.

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Tulsa Police Officer Is Found Not Guilty In Death Of Terence Crutcher

Thursday, May 18, 2017

"Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder, and I don't know what was in the mind of that jury," Crutcher's father, Joseph, said of the verdict.

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Baltimore's Pro Stadiums Are Rescued From Lien Sale; Overdue Water Bills Blamed

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The unusual circumstances could have exposed Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium to possible foreclosures over less than $70,000 in debt.

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Putin Accuses U.S. Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

As a political storm rises over reports that President Trump gave Russian officials highly classified information, Russian President Vladimir Putin weighs in.

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One More To Go: New Orleans Takes Down Civil War General's Statue

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Early Wednesday, a bronze statue of Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was taken down in New Orleans. A statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee is next on the list of monuments to be removed.

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Chelsea Manning, Once Sentenced To 35 Years, Walks Free After 7 Years

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of leaking classified U.S. documents, has been released from a military prison in Kansas. President Barack Obama commuted her sentence in January.

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North Korea May Be Linked To WannaCry Ransomware, Researchers Say

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Google security researcher Neel Mehta pointed out similarities between WannaCry and malware used by Lazarus, the group that has been blamed for the Sony Pictures hack of 2014.

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WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

Monday, May 15, 2017

A Homeland Security official says that so far, "the U.S. is still in a relatively good place." But because of the malware's success, it is being tweaked to foil attempts to stop its spread.

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WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Monday, May 15, 2017

The NSA's losing control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack is like "the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen," Microsoft President Brad Smith says.

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Ransomware Attacks Ravage Computer Networks In Dozens Of Countries

Friday, May 12, 2017

"We'll likely look back at this as a watershed moment," says Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, as malware called Wana Decryptor is blamed for large-scale attacks around the world.

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Arizona Radio Station Stops Airing Advice On Hiding Child Pornography

Thursday, May 11, 2017

"In many cases, the penalty for possession of pictures is worse than the penalty for murder," the owner of a country music station stated in a PSA that ran for around two years.

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Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The company offers an "infinity" warranty on its tiles that integrate solar power into roof coverings. Tesla has published a web tool that can estimate costs and savings.

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Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his allies say monuments to Confederate-era figures celebrate the "cult of the Lost Cause" and hold the city back.

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Mexico Is World's Second Most Violent Country, Report Says

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mexico's government is contesting a new international report that says the country's drug cartel violence caused 23,000 homicides in 2016 — a level surpassed only by Syria.

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Atlanta's I-85 Set To Reopen By Monday, After Extensive Repairs (Time-Lapse Video)

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The road normally carries nearly 250,000 vehicles a day. Officials say it'll be ready for rush hour on Monday, more than five weeks ahead of schedule.

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Trump Hosts Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov And Ambassador Kislyak At White House

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

One day after firing FBI Director James Comey, the president shakes hands with the Russian ambassador who's a key figure in the investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Chelsea Manning Will Leave A Military Prison In One Week

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

"For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea," says the former Army private, who was arrested in May of 2010 for leaking a massive trove of classified records.

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President Trump Signs Bipartisan Bill For U.S. To Rejoin World's Fair Group

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The U.S. is now on track to return to a Paris-based treaty organization it abandoned back in 2001. The new law could boost Minnesota's bid to host a world's fair.

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Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The legal doctrine behind the ruling is known as abatement ab initio ("from the beginning"), the same concept that cleared former Enron CEO Ken Lay's criminal record back in 2006.

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