Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Killer Of Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Is Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Prosecutors had sought a life sentence for Zaur Dadayev, a former officer in the security force of the Russian province of Chechnya.

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Lawsuit Says It's Unconstitutional For President Trump To Block Critics On Twitter

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"The White House is transforming a public forum into an echo chamber," says an attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute.

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Marijuana Shortage Prompts Emergency In Nevada; Tax Officials Weigh Changes

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After a booming first week of legal retail sales, Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed a statement of emergency and regulators are looking to boost distribution.

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Large Wildfires Force Evacuations In California; 5,000 Firefighters Deployed

Sunday, July 09, 2017

One blaze forced people to flee cabins in the Los Padres National Forest and briefly stranded some 90 children and 50 counselors near a lake.

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Mosul Has Been Liberated From ISIS Control, Iraq's Prime Minister Says

Sunday, July 09, 2017

"They're now in one particular neighborhood, where the last pockets of ISIS fighters are fighting very hard. It's really their last stand," NPR's Jane Arraf reports from Mosul.

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Trump Says He Pressed Putin, While Casting More Doubt On Election Meddling

Sunday, July 09, 2017

After a long meeting with Russia's leader, President Trump says, "Now it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!"

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Judge Overturns Utah's 'Ag-Gag' Ban On Undercover Filming At Farms

Saturday, July 08, 2017

A farmer who supported the ban had said he and his colleagues "don't want some jack wagon coming in taking a picture of them."

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'G19' Nations Affirm Climate Plan, Acknowledging U.S. Withdrawal

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Noting President Trump's stance, a declaration states, "The leaders of the other G20 members state that the Paris Agreement is irreversible."

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G-20 Hamburg: Tens Of Thousands Demonstrate On Summit's Last Day

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Huge and peaceful marches on Saturday followed a night of rioting and looting. More than 200 officers have been injured, Hamburg police say.

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Venezuelan Court Lets Opposition Leader Leave Prison Under House Arrest

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Leopoldo López, 46, has been serving a nearly 14-year prison term after leading demonstrations against the embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

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Manchester Police Arrest Man As Part Of Concert Bombing Inquiry

Friday, July 07, 2017

The man was arrested at the Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Local media report that he could be related to bomber Salman Abedi.

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222,000 Jobs Added To U.S. Payrolls In June; Unemployment Rate Rises To 4.4 Percent

Friday, July 07, 2017

The U.S. economy added jobs in health care, social assistance, financial activities and mining. But wage growth hasn't topped 4 percent since 2008.

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Sinai Attack: Bombs And Militants Kill Or Injure 26 Soldiers, Egypt Says

Friday, July 07, 2017

An Egyptian colonel is among the dead, according to multiple reports. A suicide car bomb explosion triggered an assault by dozens of gunmen.

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18 States Sue Betsy DeVos And Education Dept. Over Delay Of Borrower Defense Rule

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The rule was created to protect students from the fallout from abuses and failures by for-profit colleges. A new court filing says that the Education Department's delay of the rule is unlawful.

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Montana Earthquake Is Felt For Hundreds Of Miles Early Thursday

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The earthquake was the strongest to hit western Montana in years; it was followed by at least 10 measurable temblors with magnitudes of up to 4.9.

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Trump Says 'I Think It Was Russia' And 'Others Also' In Election Meddling

Thursday, July 06, 2017

President Trump declined to single out Russia when asked about U.S. election meddling. He instead criticized President Obama's reported response to learning about the election interference last year.

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Alive Since The 1600s, An Oak Tree Is Taken Down In Washington, D.C.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

When the tree started growing around 1692, the Salem witch trials were being held in the American Colonies and Spanish colonists were retaking control of Santa Fe.

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Sony Will Start Making Vinyl Records Again In Japan, After A Nearly 30-Year Hiatus

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sony says it's meeting new demand from young people who buy records they've heard on streaming services. The company stopped pressing vinyl in 1989.

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Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Disaster: After 28 Years, 6 Former Officials Face Charges

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Nearly 100 fans were crushed to death and more than 750 others were injured in the worst sports disaster in Britain's history. The ex-officials face charges ranging from manslaughter to obstruction.

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'Petya' Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

An updated version of the malware has the ability to worm through computer networks, gathering passwords and credentials and spreading itself.

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