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Bill Chappell

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ISIS Rebels Drive Closer To Baghdad; U.S. Considers Options

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is attacking the strategic city of Baqouba, less than 40 miles from Baghdad. The U.S. is sending military personnel to its embassy in the capital.

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Eric Cantor Says He'll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary Defeat

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The seven-term representative from Virginia had widely been considered the heir apparent to House Speaker John Boehner. Cantor lost to Tea Party insurgent Dave Brat in Tuesday's primary.

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Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Student Loans Dies In Senate

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The bill was shot down days after President Obama urged Congress to help ease the burden of student loan debt. It would have required a higher tax on the wealthy.

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The Cooter Effect: Did Ben Jones Help Unseat Eric Cantor?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dukes of Hazzard alumnus and former Rep. Ben Jones urged Democrats, independents and libertarians to use the open Republican primary to oust Rep. Eric Cantor. He mentioned his 2002 loss to Cantor.

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Militants Reportedly Overrun Tikrit, As 500,000 Flee Mosul

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The takeovers raise questions about U.S.-trained Iraqi soldiers, who reportedly abandoned their posts in both cities. The militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has ties to al-Qaida.

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'Stunning': Reactions To Eric Cantor's Election Loss In Virginia

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

"Dollars don't vote โ€” you do." With those words to his supporters, college professor Dave Brat ousted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in their primary battle Tuesday night.

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Immigrant Who Sought Sanctuary In Arizona Church Can Stay In U.S.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz, 36, was ordered to prepare to leave the U.S. after a traffic stop revealed he wasn't here legally. He has lived in Tucson for 14 years.

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Drones Approved: FAA Gives OK To First Commercial Use Over Land

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Under a waiver, energy giant BP will use a drone to conduct surveys over large oil fields in Alaska. FAA regulations ban the commercial use of drones in America's skies.

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Gunmen Stage Second Assault Near Karachi Airport

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A short-lived attack near Karachi's airport interrupted prayers for security officers who died in Sunday's violence at the facility. Flights were halted temporarily.

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Possible Friendly-Fire Incident Kills 5 Americans In Afghanistan

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Afghan media are citing a local official who says the troops' air support mistakenly bombed their position. NATO says the attack is still under investigation.

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Silence Please, For Sir Mix-A-Lot

Monday, June 09, 2014

A version of the hit "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot and the Seattle Symphony drew a large crowd of dancers to the stage this weekend.

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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Monday, June 09, 2014

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

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Karachi's Airport Reopens, One Day After Terrorist Attack

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.

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Uber Car Service Company Is Now Valued At $17 Billion

Friday, June 06, 2014

Uber, the company whose app pairs drivers with passengers, hit it big in a new financing round, bringing in investments of $1.2 billion and sending its valuation skyward.

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Sword Fights Break Out In A Clash At India's Golden Temple

Friday, June 06, 2014

Ceremonial swords and staffs were swung in anger, resulting in injuries and panic during a commemoration of a military raid on a sacred shrine in Amritsar, India.

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Signed and Sealed

Friday, June 06, 2014

Two cynics fall in love and write locked love letters to be opened in a year. But one of the cynics has a surprise and takes a risk they can't walk away from.

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The U.S. Finally Gets Past Pre-Recession Jobs Total

Friday, June 06, 2014

With today's monthly jobs report meeting predictions, the U.S. has surpassed the number of jobs before 2008. But the recovery has been slow and long, economists say.

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In San Antonio, Spurs Beat The Heat Twice In One Game

Friday, June 06, 2014

The air conditioning in San Antonio's arena broke down, leaving the host Spurs and the Miami Heat sweating in 90-degree temperatures as the NBA Finals began.

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Sprint Is Reportedly Close To Deal To Buy T-Mobile For $32 Billion

Thursday, June 05, 2014

If the sale goes through, T-Mobile would join Sprint as the second U.S. wireless company acquired by Japan's Softbank. It would unite America's third- and fourth-ranked carriers.

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GM Review Found 'History Of Failures' In Ignition Switch Debacle, CEO Says

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.

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