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Personnel records show years of complaints against officer

Personnel records show years of complaints against officer

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) – Police personnel records show an Illinois officer who staged his suicide to make it look like he was murdered had a troubled job history. Among the issues raised in Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz’s records, released late Thursday by the Village of Fox Lake, are suspensions, sexual harassment allegations and complaints…

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Carson: Pyramids in Egypt built by Biblical figure Joseph to store grain

Carson: Pyramids in Egypt built by Biblical figure Joseph to store grain

In the video, Carson says: “My own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids in order to store grain.”

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Report: 14 wild weather events last year goosed by climate change

Report: 14 wild weather events last year goosed by climate change

Dozens of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and across the world examined 28 strange weather conditions last year to see if global warming partly increased their likelihood or their strength

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Second complaint lodged against pro-Rubio secret donor group

Second complaint lodged against pro-Rubio secret donor group

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two watchdog groups have filed a complaint with the Justice Department about a nonprofit group funded by secret donors that has so far spent $8 million in advertisements promoting Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio. Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center allege that the Conservative Solutions Project was set up primarily for…

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VA tells veterans they’re dead, cuts off benefits

VA tells veterans they’re dead, cuts off benefits

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) – Mike Rieker, a 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, relies on his Veterans Affairs benefits to get him through the month. That’s why the Pinellas County, Florida, resident was alarmed when his VA check didn’t show up in his bank account Monday. He called the Department of Veterans Affairs office to find out why,…

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