Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Boston Red Sox Fan Reports A Racial Slur, And A Lifetime Ban Results

Thursday, May 04, 2017

"I thought that surely I'd misheard him," says Calvin Hennick, the white father of a mixed-race son, of his encounter with a fan in Boston. The man he reported has been banned from Fenway Park.

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Britain's Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Duties

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The change will come at the end of August, when Queen Elizabeth's husband will essentially retire. News of a pending royal announcement had set off a frenzy of speculation about his health.

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Love For Sale: Famed 'Love Locks' Of Paris Bridges To Be Sold At Auction

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The locks are estimated to cost from hundreds of dollars to around $10,000. They'll be sold in lots that range from small clusters to complete fence grids from the Pont des Arts.

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Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

"All of this was for nothing, but it just hurts so bad," Sandra Sterling, Alton Sterling's aunt, says of news that the Justice Department won't prosecute two officers involved in her nephew's death.

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European Commission Says It Won't Require American Travelers To Get Visas

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Responding to a call to end visa-free travel for Americans who want to visit Europe, the EU said progress has been made toward full reciprocity.

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Tickets Sell Out To Japan's New Luxury Train, Despite Costing Thousands

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

If you want to travel on the Shiki-Shima train, you'll need to plan ahead: despite starting at nearly $3,000, tickets are sold out through next spring.

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THAAD Missile System In South Korea Is Now Operational, U.S. Says

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The American missile system has caused controversy, partly because President Trump suggested he would charge South Korea for it.

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Portland Police Arrest 25, Saying A May Day Rally Devolved Into 'Riot'

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"Various fires were set in the street and in garbage cans, a police car was spray-painted and vandalized, and there were attempts to set at least one business on fire," police say.

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Cities Can Sue Big Banks Over Effects Of Discriminatory Practices, Supreme Court Says

Monday, May 01, 2017

The city of Miami can sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America for damages caused by allegedly discriminatory and predatory lending practices, the Supreme Court says.

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Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Shooting At A Pool Party In San Diego

Monday, May 01, 2017

Witnesses say the gunman, who was white, was holding a beer as he fired into the crowd. All of his victims are people of color.

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Tutu Protests And Parties Break Out In Wyoming Over Senator's Remark

Friday, April 28, 2017

People are using the #LiveandLetTutu hashtag to share images of themselves wearing tutus, in response to Sen. Mike Enzi saying a man who wears a tutu in a bar is asking for it.

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France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial

Friday, April 28, 2017

With Marine Le Pen in a tight race ahead of the May 7 election, accusations of Holocaust denial prompted a quick shakeup at the head of her party.

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Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea

Friday, April 28, 2017

The president told Reuters he would prefer a diplomatic solution, and believes China wants to help. He tweeted Friday that the latest missile test is in defiance of North Korea's northern neighbors.

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British Counterterrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Other Suspects

Friday, April 28, 2017

In two separate operations, U.K. authorities arrested a man who was carrying knives near Parliament and carried out a raid that included tear gas and gunfire elsewhere in London.

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Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.

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Cassini Craft Beams Closest Images Ever Taken Of Saturn

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The spacecraft is "showing us new wonders and demonstrating where our curiosity can take us if we dare," NASA's planetary science director says.

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United Airlines Settles With Passenger Dragged From Plane

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.

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ESPN Layoffs Begin, And Some 100 Employees May Lose Jobs

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The cuts have already hit some well-known names, including veteran NFL reporter Ed Werder, college football analyst Danny Kanell and college basketball reporter C.L. Brown.

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THAAD Missile System Will Be Online Within Days In South Korea, Admiral Says

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

"I believe that we have to look at North Korea as if Kim Jong Un will do what he says," says Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

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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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