Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Breakdancing In The Olympics? Paris 2024 Organizers Say, 'Oui, Garçon!'

Friday, February 22, 2019

Discussing "le breakdance" this week, Paris organizers said it speaks to young people — and that the sport's dance battles will be a hit in the 2024 Summer Games.

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7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

Friday, February 22, 2019

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges.

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World's Largest Bee Is Spotted For First Time In Decades

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The bee towers over its apian cousins. Females have been recorded as being at least an inch and a half long. Add to that a pair of gigantic mandibles, and it's a bee like no other.

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Heckler & Koch Fined $4.2 Million Over Assault Rifle Sales In Mexico

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A court in Germany ruled that Heckler & Koch broke the law when it allowed some 4,500 G36 assault rifles to reach Mexican states where drug cartel violence had prompted a ban on such deals.

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Covington Catholic Teen Nick Sandmann Sues 'Washington Post' For $250 Million

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

His family says the newspaper targeted the student and defamed him for political purposes after the release of a video that appeared to show a standoff between him and a Native American activist.

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Arrest Of Heavily Armed Former U.S. Military Members In Haiti Sparks Many Questions

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

"They said that they were here on a 'government mission,' " Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles told NPR from Port-au-Prince on Wednesday.

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Houston Police To Cease 'No Knock' Warrants, Chief Announces After Deadly Raid

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

"I'm very confident that we're going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers" from a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

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Karl Lagerfeld Dies; A High Priest Of High Fashion

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld brought Fendi to new heights in the 1960s and revamped Chanel in the 1980s. He also was famous for his wit — and had a knack for making outrageous comments.

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Americans Who Were Detained After Speaking Spanish In Montana Sue U.S. Border Agency

Friday, February 15, 2019

"I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here," an agent told two women in a convenience store. The two friends were born in California and Texas.

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'Do Not Travel To Haiti,' U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest

Friday, February 15, 2019

The advisory comes after anti-corruption protests exploded over allegations about billions of dollars in development money. Haiti's President Jovenel Moise is refusing to resign.

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Lufthansa Airlines Sues Customer Who Skipped Part Of His Return Flight

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Lufthansa passenger paid around $741 to fly business class from Oslo to Seattle and back. But on his return trip, he got off in Germany — and the airline wants him to pay more than $2,000.

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U.S. National Debt Hits Record $22 Trillion

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Federal deficits are now expected to average $1.2 trillion, or 4.4 percent of gross domestic product — far higher than the average over the past 50 years.

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Mars One Fizzles Into Bankruptcy After Promising A New Life In Space

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The company had recently whittled down its list of would-be Martians to 100 names, after more than 202,000 people applied to leave the Earth for a one-way journey.

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Trump Supporter Violently Shoves BBC Cameraman At Rally In El Paso, Texas

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

"The crowd had been whipped up into a frenzy" against the media, a BBC producer says of President Trump's rally on Monday night.

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Bootleg Liquor Kills 100 In India's Worst Outbreak In Years

Monday, February 11, 2019

The deaths from the homemade booze, known to many Indians as "hooch" or country liquor, have sparked protests, accusations and finger-pointing.

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Lindsey Vonn Retires As The Winningest Female Skier In History

Sunday, February 10, 2019

"I have always pushed the limits of ski racing and it has allowed me to have amazing success but also dramatic crashes," Vonn said, summarizing a storied career.

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Thai Princess Registers To Run For Prime Minister, And Thai King Moves To Stop Her

Friday, February 08, 2019

Princess Ubolratana Mahidol hoped to shatter a long-observed division between royalty and politics. But the king, her brother, says her candidacy is "inappropriate."

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Jeff Bezos Says 'National Enquirer' Tried To Blackmail Him Over Personal Photos

Thursday, February 07, 2019

In purported emails posted online by Bezos, executives for National Enquirer's parent company threaten to publish intimate photos of Bezos if The Washington Post publishes a story about the tabloid.

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Facebook Can't Gather Users' Data From Other Websites, German Antitrust Office Says

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Facebook "was able to build a unique database for each individual user and thus to gain market power," says Andreas Mundt of Germany's Federal Cartel Office.

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BB&T And SunTrust To Merge, Forming 6th-Largest Bank In The U.S.

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The new bank is set to have its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Both of the banks are calling it a "merger of equals," but the deal is weighted toward BB&T, whose CEO will be in charge.

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