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Ex-Michigan State dean, who was Larry Nassar’s boss, sexually harassed students, records say

CLOSE Special prosecutor, Michigan State Police will lead an investigation into Michigan State University's handling of sexual assault allegations against Larry Nassar. Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal William Strampel (Photo: Courtesy / Michigan State University) EAST LANSING - The former dean of MSU's College of Oteopathic Medicine will face charges of felony misconduct in office, fourth-degree criminal…

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The Maryland school shooter was killed by his own bullet, not the school resource officer’s, police say

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The 21 ad execs that wield the most power and influence over Facebook

Carolyn Everson, Facebook's vice president of global marketing solutions. Michael Seto / Business Insider Since news of Facebook's data scandal involving Cambridge Analytica broke earlier this month, its vice president of global marketing solutions, Carolyn Everson, has spent much of her time putting out fires. Everson has been reaching out to the company's many advertisers,…

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US teen author wins $600,000 book prize

Image copyright Marty Umans Image caption Woodson tackles issues such as racism and sexual identity US teen author Jacqueline Woodson said it was "awesome" to win The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world's largest prize for children's writing. Her books include National Book Prize winner Brown Girl Dreaming, a memoir of her childhood written in…

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Bear cubs are spending longer with mothers

Image copyright Ilpo Kojola Image caption A female Scandinavian brown bear with her cub Brown bear cubs living in the forests of Sweden are spending longer with their mothers. Baby bears stay by their mother's side until they are aged two-and-a-half - an extra year compared with a few decades ago, according to a study.…

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Crackdown on holiday home owners rorting the tax system

Updated March 28, 2018 01:12:22 Photo: Some owners are claiming their property is a rental when it's mainly for their own use. (Unsplash: Josh Wilburne) The Australian Tax Office (ATO) warns it is cracking down on rental home owners who wrongly claim tax deductions on properties they are using for their own personal holidays. Is…

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Retired Justice Stevens argues for repeal of Second Amendment

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