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High-ranking Michigan State official arrested, faces charges amid Nassar probe

William Strampel (seen right) was arrested amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar.  (Reuters/Michigan State University) LANSING, Mich. –  A Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar is facing criminal charges amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients ...

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Kansas water park co-owner arrested over 10-year-old boy's decapitation

Jeffrey Henry.  (Cameron County Sheriff’s Department via AP) The co-owner of a water park company was arrested in Texas Monday in connection with the 2016 death of a 10-year-old Kansas boy on what was billed as the world’s largest water slide. Jeffery Henry, the co-owner of Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts, was booked into the jail in Cameron County, Texas. According ...

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Medics taking more active role in active shooter situations

Imagine being a paramedic or firefighter trying to save the life of someone who has been shot, or badly injured while you are under the threat of being shot yourself. It sounds like a scene from a battlefield overseas, but it has become a reality for many paramedics and firefighters working to bring medical aid to victims during active shooter situations. ...

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Self-taught rocket-maker shoots himself 1,875 feet to prove Earth is flat

“Mad” Mike Hughes’ home-made rocket launches near Amboy, Calif., on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The self-taught rocket scientist who believes the Earth is flat propelled himself about 1,875 feet into the air before a hard-landing in the Mojave Desert that left him injured.  (AP) A self-taught rocket scientist who believes the Earth is flat and wants to run for California ...

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China conducts air force drills again in disputed South China Sea

South China Sea conflict explained Tensions in the South China Sea are growing as China rapidly develops man-made islands in the critical waterway. Fox News explains the conflict in the region and why the U.S. is paying close attention China’s air force staged another round of drills in the disputed South China Sea and Western Pacific, military officials said Sunday, ...

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2 firefighters killed, 3 hurt as truck flips on way to scene of fatal highway wreck in West Virginia

Two West Virginia volunteer firefighters were killed and three others were injured when their fire truck flipped over Saturday night, authorities said.  (Reuters) Two volunteer firefighters were killed and three others were injured when their fire truck overturned while responding to a triple fatality highway accident in West Virginia on Saturday night, authorities said. Five members of the Pratt Volunteer ...

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Fiancee denies fondling infamous 'Shawshank' escapee, saying she was checking for 'lump in his groin' instead

David Sweat, infamous for his 2015 escape from prison, has reportedly found himself in hot water again over an episode of alleged fondling.  (Reuters) The fiancee of convicted murderer David Sweat, who became famous for his “Shawshank Redemption”-style escape from a prison, has denied engaging in sexual acts with Sweat during a visit, insisting she was simply checking for a ...

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