Bill Chappell

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Philippines' Duterte Talks Trash (Literally) To Canada, Threatening War Over Garbage

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

More than 100 shipping containers had been declared to hold recyclable plastic scraps. But when they arrived in Manila, officials found household trash, including adult diapers.

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FAA Certifies Google's Wing Drone Delivery Company To Operate As An Airline

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wing's drones are made to deliver a wide range of items — including coffee, chocolate and burritos — from local merchants to their customers.

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President Trump To Pay A State Visit To U.K. In June, At Queen's Invitation

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The state visit will come nearly a year after Trump's first trip to the U.K. as president, when he and the first lady met Queen Elizabeth II for tea.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees

Monday, April 22, 2019

The court is poised to decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to sexual orientation and gender identity, along with factors such as race, religion, sex and national origin.

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U.S. Won't Renew Sanction Exemptions For Countries Buying Iran's Oil

Monday, April 22, 2019

Japan, China, India, Turkey and South Korea have been benefiting from temporary waivers since President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions on Iran last year.

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Earth Sees First Image Of A Black Hole

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Every image you've ever seen of a black hole has been a simulation. Until now. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable," said Event Horizon Telescope Director Shep Doeleman.

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A 2nd Bomb Cyclone: Colorado Predicted To Go From 80 Degrees To A Blizzard

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

A "potentially historic spring blizzard" will hit this week, according to the National Weather Service office in Aberdeen, S.D.

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Hong Kong Court Convicts 9 'Umbrella Movement' Organizers Of Nuisance Charges

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The rallies were spurred by outrage in Hong Kong over the Chinese government's plans to limit voters' choices among candidates to lead the city's government.

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Fighting Grips Tripoli As Libya Faces New Violence Among Rivals

Monday, April 08, 2019

On Monday, Khalifa Haftar's force hit Tripoli's lone functioning civilian airport. The U.N.'s Humanitarian Affairs office says, "Clashes with heavy weapons are affecting residential areas."

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U.S. Labels Iran's Revolutionary Guard As A Foreign Terrorist Organization

Monday, April 08, 2019

Iranian officials say they're prepared to retaliate in kind, warning that the elite Revolutionary Guard could now view U.S. troops the same way it sees ISIS.

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U.S. Strips Visa From World Criminal Court Prosecutor Pursuing War-Crimes Inquiry

Friday, April 05, 2019

International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office has previously said it found reasonable basis to think that U.S. personnel "committed acts of torture" and other crimes in Afghanistan.

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Wildfire Rips Along South Korea's Eastern Coast, Prompting National Emergency

Friday, April 05, 2019

"I escaped from the burning house right after I brought out my dog. I couldn't bring anything else with me," one man says of the rush to flee the fire.

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House Of Commons Springs A Leak, Forcing It To Close For The Day

Thursday, April 04, 2019

"We would like to clarify this was not a sewage leak," the House of Commons Press Office said, after water poured into the chamber Thursday.

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After Brexit, EU Will Allow U.K. Citizens To Visit Without A Visa

Thursday, April 04, 2019

The European Union Parliament's visa exemption plan will put the U.K. in the same category as more than 60 other countries — including the U.S.

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Malaysia's Former PM Najib Razak Begins Trial On 1MDB Slush-Fund Charges

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

It's the first court case for Najib related to broader allegations involving the misuse of billions of dollars. Much of that money was raised by the U.S. bank Goldman Sachs, which also faces charges.

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Electric Cars Hit Record In Norway, Making Up Nearly 60 Percent Of Sales In March

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Tesla's Model 3 is giving a jolt to Norway's car market. Also in play: Norway's lucrative incentives for owners of electric vehicles.

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NASA: Debris From India's Anti-Satellite Test Raised Threat To Space Station

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

"That is a terrible, terrible thing to create an event that sends debris in an apogee that goes above the International Space Station," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Says He Will Resign By April 28

Monday, April 01, 2019

Bouteflika has been in power since 1999. Instead of holding an election this month to determine who will succeed the 82-year-old leader, Algeria's government will enter a new "transition" phase.

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Computer Problems Blamed For Flight Delays That Hit U.S. Airlines

Monday, April 01, 2019

The FAA says the issue that affected Southwest, Delta and other carriers has been resolved. But with hundreds of flights affected, the delays could linger.

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Turkish Elections Suggest Cracks In Support For Erdogan's AK Party

Monday, April 01, 2019

Sunday's local elections are widely seen as a referendum on both President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership and his AK Party's grip on power.

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