Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping U.S. Citizenship

Thursday, June 22, 2017

"We have never read a statute to strip citizenship from someone who met the legal criteria for acquiring it," Justice Elena Kagan wrote. "We will not start now."

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Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag Growth

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Asian and mixed-race people are the two fastest-growing segments of the U.S. population, the U.S. Census Bureau says. Non-Hispanic whites are the only group to see deaths outpace births.

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Diageo Buys George Clooney's Tequila Company For Up To $1 Billion

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The company sold its first bottles in 2013, after Clooney and a friend created a tequila to serve in their vacation homes in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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Intel Signs On As An Olympic Sponsor, Promising Virtual Reality And 360-Degree Video

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Intel's CEO says it "will accelerate the adoption of technology for the future of sports on the world's largest athletic stage."

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Jump Rope Heroes: Watch School Kids Set A One-Minute Guinness World Record

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In a blur of coordination, a team of 14 students blew away the old record for most skips through a single jump rope in one minute.

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Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince And Names 31-Year-Old Son As New Heir

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia's new successor to the throne is 50 years younger than the current monarch. He's known for his social and economic views, as well as leading the Saudi military.

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Ford Shifts Focus (Again): Car Will Be Imported To U.S. From China, Not Mexico

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

For Mexico, this is the second damaging move from Ford in 2017. Plans to build the next-generation Focus in America's neighbor began to unravel in January.

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Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Named Operation OKRA, the Australian Defense Force's effort to fight the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria includes about 780 personnel.

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Tour Company Used By Otto Warmbier Will Stop Taking Americans To North Korea

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Young Pioneer Tours has also updated its North Korea FAQ page, starting with its top question: "How safe is it?"

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Ray Tensing Police Shooting Case Goes To A Jury, For The Second Time

Monday, June 19, 2017

An earlier trial ended in a hung jury last November. Tensing faces murder and manslaughter charges over his killing of Sam DuBose in 2015.

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Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After U.S. Shoots Down Syrian Jet

Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia also says it will suspend its participation in a "deconfliction" line that was established to prevent inadvertent clashes with U.S. warplanes.

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The Slants Win Supreme Court Battle Over Band's Name In Trademark Dispute

Monday, June 19, 2017

The case could have broad impact on how the First Amendment is applied in other trademark cases.

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79 People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

Monday, June 19, 2017

For police, fire and emergency crews inside the tower, "it is incredibly emotional working in there," Metropolitan Police Cmdr. Stuart Cundy says.

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Text Messages Urging Suicide Result In Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

Friday, June 16, 2017

Michelle Carter's defense attorney had maintained that the case was one of suicide, not homicide. But a judge said her "wanton and reckless conduct" resulted in Conrad Roy's death.

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Amazon Says It Will Buy Whole Foods In $13.7 Billion Deal

Friday, June 16, 2017

Whole Foods, which opened its first store in Austin, Texas, back in 1980, now has 465 markets in North America and the U.K.

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Russia Says It's Not '100 Percent' Sure Its Airstrike Killed ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi

Friday, June 16, 2017

"So far, I have no 100 percent confirmation of this information," Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, after defense officials said they believe a strike might have killed the ISIS leader.

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NCAA Faults Louisville Basketball Program For Ethics And Oversight In Sex Scandal

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Coach Rick Pitino's former director of basketball operations acted unethically "by arranging striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others," the NCAA says.

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Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Extensive Loss Of Brain Tissue,' No Sign Of Botulism

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The student has been in a coma since before he was returned to the U.S. on Tuesday. Doctors say they've found no evidence of botulism, appearing to contradict the account by his North Korean captors.

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Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In U.S.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

"What's the difference between the FBI director and Mr. Snowden?" Russian President Vladimir Putin asked Thursday, responding to a question in his annual Direct Line call-in show.

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Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Fire and rescue crews worked at Grenfell Tower throughout a second night, searching for victims. A full investigation into the tragedy is underway.

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