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Fossil of Giant Marine Predator Sheds Light on Ecosystem Resilience

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Two-hundred 44 million years ago, an 8.6 meter-long monster ruled the ocean that covered what is today America’s western desert. In a study supported by the National Geographic Society, an international team of scientists describes the giant predator, whose fossilized remains were found on a remote Nevada mountain range in 2010. Named Thalattoarchon saurophagis – […]

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US Marine Discharged for Criticizing Obama

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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(( Title: US MARINE OBAMA HEAD: US Marine Discharged for Criticizing Obama DATE: 04/25/12 PUBLISHED AT: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:00:31 PM (Press Alt+D here before publishing to generate a timestamp) NUMBER: 2385697 AUDIO: VIDEO: WEB: TYPE: CN The U.S. Marine Corps is discharging a nine-year veteran for criticizing President Barack Obama on the Facebook […]

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US Marine Faces Possible Dismissal Over Anti-Obama Facebook Page

Posted March 22nd, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Marine is facing possible dismissal from the military for his Facebook page that is critical of the president. Marine Sergeant Gary Stein says on the page, Armed Forces Tea Party, that he has followed Defense Department rules on what political activities are permitted for members of the military. The Marines have told Stein […]

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US Marine Faces Possible Dismissal Over Anti-Obama Facebook Page

Posted March 22nd, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Marine is facing possible dismissal from the military for his Facebook page that is critical of the president. Marine Sergeant Gary Stein says on the page, Armed Forces Tea Party, that he has followed Defense Department rules on what political activities are permitted for members of the military. The Marines have told Stein […]

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South Korean Marine Commits Suicide, Bullying Suspected

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s military says a 19-year-old marine has hanged himself in the latest incident to raise questions about discipline in the ranks. Officials said Monday the conscript was found Sunday evening in a barracks shower room. They said they are investigating to determine whether the man, identified only as Jung, had been bullied by fellow […]

South Korea to Remove 2 Commanders after Marine Shooting Spree

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s military said Sunday that the Marine Corps will relieve two officers of duty for failing to prevent a shooting rampage by a marine last week. A marine official said a colonel and a lieutenant colonel at the Ganghwa Island base will be removed from their positions in the next few days and may […]

Mental Illness Suspected in South Korean Marine’s Rampage

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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The South Korean military says a young marine who shot and killed four of his colleagues Monday had shown signs of mental illness before the incident. The 19-year-old corporal, identified only as Kim, also wounded one other marine when he opened fire at a barracks on Gangwha island, west of Seoul. He has been hospitalized […]

US Reservist Charged in Shootings at Military Buildings

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old Marine Corps reservist in five Washington area shootings at military installations. Yonathan Melaku was detained last week near the Pentagon. Prosecutors say he had a backpack containing spent 9mm shell casings, and ammonium nitrate, which can be used to make explosives. U.S. Attorney Neil MacBride said the charges announced […]

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