Bill Chappell

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'Why Do You Have This Spy Hysteria?' Putin Asks At Annual News Conference

Thursday, December 14, 2017

"They undermine their own nation," Russian President Vladimir Putin said of President Trump's American critics. The news conference went on for nearly four hours.

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Abbas Says U.S. Shouldn't Lead Mideast Peace Process, Citing Jerusalem Policy

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

An emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was dominated by talk of the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Smithereens Lead Singer Pat DiNizio Dies At Age 62

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Pat DiNizio, a singer and songwriter who made popular rock songs as the leader of The Smithereens, died on Tuesday, his fellow band members say.

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Federal Terrorism Charges Filed Against NYC Subway Bombing Suspect Akayed Ullah

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Prosecutors say Akayed Ullah posted an update to his Facebook account on Monday that stated, "Trump you failed to protect your nation."

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Russian Olympic Head Says 200 Of Russia's Athletes Might Compete Under Neutral Flag

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The decision comes one week after the International Olympic Committee suspended Russia's national team over a system of doping.

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At Age 65

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The first elected Asian-American mayor of the city was not known to be ill; he collapsed while shopping Monday night and died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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Middle School Student Keaton Jones Exposes Bullies, And Wins Fans For His Courage

Monday, December 11, 2017

Keaton Jones' story spread online and across the nation, with his sister, Lakyn Jones, acting as his representative and fielding thousands of offers of support.

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Suspect In Manhattan Subway Blast Was Wearing 'Low-Tech' Device

Monday, December 11, 2017

"This was an attempted terrorist attack," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a news conference near the site of the blast. The male suspect was among four people who were injured.

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Pentagon Announces First-Ever Audit Of The Department Of Defense

Friday, December 08, 2017

The Defense Department has famously never been audited, despite receiving hundreds of billions of dollars annually and having more than $2 trillion in assets.

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November Jobs Report: Economy Adds 228,000 Jobs; Unemployment Steady

Friday, December 08, 2017

U.S. jobs growth has averaged 174,000 per month so far in 2017, compared to an average monthly gain of 187,000 in 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.

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Southern California Wildfires Claim First Fatality

Friday, December 08, 2017

The death of a woman in a car crash in Ventura County is attributed to a fire. The Thomas Fire is still growing as it spreads into Santa Barbara County, northwest of Los Angeles.

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Southern California Fires Surpass 140,000 Acres As Santa Ana Winds Drive Flames

Thursday, December 07, 2017

One fire official says he foresees a fight that could last weeks. The weather trends that favor wildfires could be around a lot longer than that.

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Russia Won't Boycott Olympics Over Ban For Doping, Putin Says

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

"Without any doubt, we will not declare any blockade, we will not prevent our Olympians from taking part," Russian President Vladimir Putin said one day after the IOC's decision.

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'I Am Sure That We Will Be Very Successful': Vladimir Putin Announces Re-Election Bid

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Taking his time in Russia's two high offices into account, President Vladimir Putin is already one of the country's longest-serving leaders in the past 100 years, second only to Josef Stalin.

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#MeToo Movement Is Person Of The Year, 'Time' Says

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

It created a wave of awareness and brave confrontations over sexual harassment and assault, taking down powerful men in the process.

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Russia Is Banned From 2018 Olympics; Athletes Told To Compete Under Olympic Flag

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The decision by the International Olympic Committee follows last year's McLaren report, which said more than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in manipulating doping controls.

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U.S. Fugitive Eric Conn, Guilty In $550 Million Fraud, Is Captured In Honduras

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Eric Conn had been under house arrest when he cut off his ankle monitor and left it in a backpack along I-75 in Kentucky. He was sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison.

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Venezuela Will Create New 'Petro' Cryptocurrency, President Maduro Says

Monday, December 04, 2017

President Nicolás Maduro says Venezuela will use the "petro," backed by oil reserves and other natural resources, to defeat a financial blockade on his country.

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'Well Done Mate': Australian Lawmaker Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Monday, December 04, 2017

"There's no point pretending that this isn't deeply personal," Australian Member of Parliament Tim Wilson said during debate on same-sex marriage. He ended his speech by proposing to his partner.

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2018 World Cup Draw Is Complete, With No Obvious 'Group Of Death'

Friday, December 01, 2017

Spain will play Portugal, France will play Peru, and Brazil will play Switzerland — but the draw for the Russian-hosted tournament lacks an obviously imposing group.

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