Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

FBI Agents Conducted A Raid On Paul Manafort's Residence

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The raid reportedly took place in late July, one month after former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort registered as a foreign agent.

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Tillerson: Trump Is Using Language Kim Jong Un Can Understand

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

When asked if Americans should be worried about tensions with North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson replied, "I think Americans should sleep well at night."

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French Police Arrest Suspect After Car Is Used To Injure 6 Soldiers Near Paris

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Officials say the car was "visibly pre-positioned" and that its driver targeted a dozen soldiers as they left their quarters.

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Regulators Pull Plan To Test Truckers, Train Operators For Sleep Apnea

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Two U.S. agencies are ending their push to screen truck drivers and train operators a year after saying the sleep disorder "can cause unintended sleep episodes and resulting deficits in attention."

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Zuma Survives (Another) No-Confidence Vote In South Africa's Parliament

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

It's the sixth time South African President Jacob Zuma has faced a possible vote of no confidence — and for the first time, the vote was held by secret ballot.

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Australia Plans A Postal Vote On Same-Sex Marriage, If Plebiscite Fails

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Same-sex marriage will be legal in Australia by Christmas, the country's attorney general says. But the big question is, how will that happen?

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Man Tax? It's An Option, Says Owner Of Cafe That Is 'By Women, For Women'

Monday, August 07, 2017

Despite a spirited discussion on social media, the shop reports a positive response from customers — including men who happily pay extra.

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Google Reportedly Fires Employee Who Slammed Diversity Efforts

Monday, August 07, 2017

In a 3,300-word document that has been shared across Google's internal networks and beyond, an engineer at the company said "biological causes" are part of the reason women aren't represented equally.

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3 U.S. Marines Declared Dead In Crashed Osprey Plane

Monday, August 07, 2017

A rescue effort had saved 23 of the 26 service members who were on the plane when it went down on Saturday off the east coast of Australia.

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FDA Proposes Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes

Friday, July 28, 2017

It would be the first time in the agency's history that it has sought to regulate the amount of nicotine in cigarettes.

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Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At U.S. Diplomatic Corps

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Russian Foreign Ministry says the U.S. must downsize its diplomatic staff in Russia; it's also blocking the U.S. Embassy from using two properties.

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Pakistan's High Court Ousts Prime Minister Sharif In Panama Papers Fallout

Friday, July 28, 2017

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's third term in power comes to a dramatic end after a corruption scandal linked to his family's financial dealings.

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Girl Scouts Add Badges For Robotics, Other Science Skills

Thursday, July 27, 2017

"Girls have expressed a ton of interest and have been very vocal about their desire to do more STEM," a Girl Scouts regional representative says.

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After Trump Targets Murkowski, Interior Secretary Reportedly Warns Alaska's Senators

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly called Sen. Lisa Murkowski and fellow Alaskan Sen. Dan Sullivan to say their state could run into trouble with the Trump administration.

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Palestinians Cheer Israel's Removal Of Security Measures At Historic Mosque

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jerusalem's mufti Mohammed Hussein declared an end to recent protests, saying Muslims will again pray inside Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli police removed security equipment from its entrance.

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King Cobras In A Can: Deadly Snakes Arrive In U.S., Shipped As Potato Chips

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

An expert told federal agents "that if someone had been bitten by one of the cobras, they likely would have died as there is not a ready source of anti-venom" nearby.

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New Abortion Restrictions Head To Missouri Governor's Office

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

"Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers," Gov. Eric Greitens said after lawmakers approved the legislation.

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French Wildfires Force 12,000 People To Flee Coastal Resort Areas

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Some 12,000 people — including 3,000 campers — reportedly moved to safety in Bormes-les-Mimosas, east of Marseille.

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Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

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Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

Sunday, July 23, 2017

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."

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