Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Court Vacates Trump Administration Rule That Sought To Kick Thousands Off Food Stamps

Monday, October 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture rule "radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice," a judge said, and would have added new burdens during a global pandemic.

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Supreme Court To Hear Cases Tied To Trump's Policies On Mexico Border

Monday, October 19, 2020

One centers on the use of military funds to pay for building part of a border wall. The other revolves around the "Remain in Mexico" policy that makes asylum-seekers stay out of the U.S.

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40 Million Coronavirus Cases Are Now Reported Worldwide

Monday, October 19, 2020

With the flu season looming, the rate of new cases in the U.S. and other countries is rising at rates not seen in months.

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Michigan Charges 8th Man In Alleged Domestic Terrorism Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Brian Higgins participated "in a plan of domestic terrorism that included storming the Michigan Capitol building and harming government officials," the attorney general's office said.

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EU Sanctions Russian Officials Over Navalny Poisoning, Citing Chemical Weapons Use

Thursday, October 15, 2020

It is "reasonable to conclude," the EU says, "that the poisoning of Alexei Navalny was only possible with the consent of the Presidential Executive Office."

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London And Other English Cities Declared To Be At High Alert For COVID-19

Thursday, October 15, 2020

"Things will get worse before they get better," U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, noting that the coronavirus is spreading exponentially in the United Kingdom.

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Paris Under Curfew: Europe Reacts As Countries See Highest-Ever Coronavirus Numbers

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

President Emmanuel Macron announced nightly curfews for Paris and other cities Wednesday, part of a wave of new coronavirus restrictions in Europe.

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Golden Dawn: Leader Of Greek Neo-Nazi Party Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

It is a sharp fall for Nikos Michaloliakos, a former army commando who has compared himself to Julius Caesar, and for a party whose members say they're victims of persecution.

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College Says Students May Have Sought COVID-19 Infection To Boost Plasma Donor Payout

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Brigham Young University-Idaho says it is "deeply troubled" that students may have intentionally tried to contract COVID-19. A nearby plasma center offers $100 for each donation with antibodies.

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Men In Alleged Kidnapping Plot Also Considered Targeting Virginia Governor, FBI Says

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Special Agent Richard Trask revealed the Virginia connection for the first time on Tuesday, testifying in federal court in Michigan.

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U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Texas On One-Per-County Ballot Drop-Off

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The court says Gov. Greg Abbott's rule is a refinement of an expansion of voting options, not a restriction or burden on voter rights. Voting rights groups have spoken out against limiting the sites.

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Hurricane Delta Weakens After Making Landfall On Southwest Louisiana Coast

Friday, October 09, 2020

It came ashore as a Category 2 storm with winds of 100 mph. The winds quickly dropped to Category 1 level.

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Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded To World Food Programme

Friday, October 09, 2020

Honoring the humanitarian group, the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo cites the "need for international solidarity."

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In Rare Step, Esteemed Medical Journal Urges Voters To Oust Trump

Thursday, October 08, 2020

"Our current political leaders have demonstrated that they are dangerously incompetent," the New England Journal Of Medicine's editors say in a scathing editorial.

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Militia Members Plotted To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer, FBI Says

Thursday, October 08, 2020

"I'll be honest, I never could have imagined anything like this," Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says. Over the summer, conspirators allegedly began training for a potential attack.

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Hurricane Delta Heads For Louisiana Coast As A Category 3 Storm

Thursday, October 08, 2020

"If ordered to evacuate by local officials, leave!" the National Weather Service office in New Orleans says. Delta's possible path includes Cameron, La., which is recovering from Hurricane Laura.

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A PBR Seltzer Spiked With THC Hits Shelves, Aiming At The 'Canna-Curious'

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

While a THC seltzer may seem like a niche product, it's actually part of a larger pattern, as big companies try to learn more about a part of the cannabis market that could see explosive growth.

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Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Is Released On $1 Million Bond

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

The charges against Chauvin in the death of George Floyd include murder in the third degree, which his release notice describes as "perpetrating eminently dangerous act and evincing depraved mind."

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Hurricane Delta Weaker After Leaving Yucatán Coast, But Could Hit U.S. As Major Storm

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Hurricane Delta brought a dangerous storm surge to Mexico's Yucatán resort area. Delta could develop 120-mph winds by late Thursday, the National Hurricane Center says.

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Hurricane Delta Heads For Yucatan Peninsula As Category 3 Storm

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Delta went through "a very impressive rapid intensification episode," the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday morning after the storm strengthened to Category 4. It's weakened somewhat since then.

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