Ex-MSU Dean William Strampel retires facing sexual misconduct charges – Story

(WJBK) – William Strampel, the Michigan State University official who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar is leaving the school after a new agreement. Strampel, former dean of the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, retired effective June 30, 2018 due to a signed agreement July 5. His retirement ends the tenure revocation process, called for…

Flamingo that got away from Kansas zoo 13 years back is growing in Texas

FOLLOW THE WEEK ON FACEBOOK 9:05 p.m. ET No. 492 may have a boring name, but this African flamingo has led a very exciting life. The flamingo was one of 40 sent from Tanzania to the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, in 2003. To keep the flamingoes from flying away, their feathers were clipped…

Russian old age pension furor cuts sharply into Putin’s popularity

Russian President Vladimir Putin ought to be enjoying a tidal wave of popularity about now. The World Cup is going on across the country, and unexpected wins by the home team are generating moments of national euphoria not seen since the end of the Second World War. At the same time, he can look forward…

St. John’s couple wins $500,000 on a free ticket

A St. John’s couple is feeling a little much easier about retirement after their totally free ticket turned out to be a huge winner in last Friday’s LottoMax.Dave. King’s Saturday early morning at his cabin in Broad Cove ended with a clean shed and the realization his totally free Lottery Max ticket deserved$500,000. After the…

When is it okay to splurge?

Ways to conserve $1,000 this year Concern: When is it all right to spend lavishly? We wish to buy a car for $50,000 however it feels extreme. Me and my hubby are under 30, settled all debt other than home loan and conserving well for retirement. We have no other car payments.– Anjali. S Dallas,…

Supreme Court Cover Image That Will Make Donald Go Bananas

Democrats across the nation are not the only ones horrified at the idea of yet another nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States, Republicans seem nervous, too. The selection of a SCOTUS judge can affect the country and its laws for 40 years or more. Kennedy himself has already served for 30 years…

Pope starts purge in Chile church over sex abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP)– Pope Francis accepted the resignation on June 11 of the bishop at the center of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal and two others, introducing the purge of a Catholic Church that has lost its credibility under an avalanche of accusations of abuse and cover-up.A Vatican statement stated Francis had accepted the resignations…

Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump major high court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s decisive man in the middle on abortion, gay rights and other contentious issues, announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the nation’s highest court. The 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of moderation over three decades on the…