DNA, genetic genealogy identifying bodies in a protracted time-outmoded John and Jane Doe chilly cases

The same technique being used to catch cold case killers also is being used to identify unidentified cold case bodies.DNA and genetic genealogy has been transforming the way cold case murders are solved since its introduction in 2018.It also has transformed the way skeletal remains are identified in cases that have stumped investigators for decades.The nonprofit…

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Brazil’s president blasts Pope Francis on Amazon climate commerce: He ‘could well perhaps but Argentinean but God is Brazilian’

Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, blasted Pope Francis for his plea to protect the Amazon from climate change.The ultra-conservative leader, who is Catholic himself, criticized the left-leaning Latin American pope as the former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, an opponent of Bolsonaro, met and received a blessing from Francis.“Pope Francis said yesterday the Amazon is his, the world’s, everyone’s. Well,…

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Tucker Carlson: Why the Roger Stone case should peaceful horrify you, whether or no longer you’re Republican or Democrat

America is a great country precisely to the extent that it’s a fair country. Fairness is the most important American idea. It’s the foundation of all others and equality before the law is the purest expression of it.That’s why the Roger Stone case ought to horrify anyone who has followed it. Left or right, Republican…

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Avalanches in Afghanistan killed no longer much less than 21 other folks, officials narrate

A series of avalanches struck a central province in Afghanistan on Thursday, killing at least 21 people, authorities said Friday.According to Ahmad Tameem Azimi, spokesman of the ministry for disaster management, seven people remain missing following the avalanches in central Daykundi province on Thursday while 10 were injured.The 21 killed were all from two families…

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Coronavirus evacuee in Texas recognized with virus, marking 15th case in US: CDC

An American evacuee who arrived on a State Department-chartered flight last week from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak — is now the 15th confirmed case of the virus in the U.S., federal officials said on Thursday.2ND CORONAVIRUS CASE CONFIRMED IN QUARANTINED SAN DIEGO PATIENT, 14TH OVERALL IN USThe patient, who…

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Earn. Wenstrup blasts Adam Schiff for ‘publicity stunt’ hearing, says IG have to testify on FISA abuse

Rep. Brad Wenstrup on Thursday blasted Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for ignoring Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuse while holding a public hearing that was boycotted by House Republicans.“If this was a key hearing, why was it done in an unclassified setting. If it’s a key hearing, it should have been done in a classified setting where…

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Some coronavirus checking out kits are wrong, CDC says

Some of the coronavirus testing kits shipped to states from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an effort to speed diagnoses are defective, a top official with the federal agency said on Wednesday.The CDC sent the kits to state laboratories across the country last week. Previously, states with suspected cases of the virus…

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Stumble on for lacking South Carolina lady, Faye Marie Swetlik, enters fourth day; drivers of 2 vehicles sought

The frantic search for Faye Marie Swetlik, a 6-year-old girl who mysteriously vanished in front of her South Carolina home Monday, has entered its fourth day as hundreds of police and FBI investigators continue piecing together evidence.Investigators are now looking for the drivers of two unfamiliar vehicles seen in the Churchill Heights neighborhood of Cayce, S.C., around the time Faye was last…

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Primitive Ohio State wrestler says Gain. Jordan asked him to disclaim abuse allegations

Adam DiSabato, a former captain of the Ohio State wrestling team who was on the squad from 1988 to 1993, testified to Ohio’s legislature Tuesday that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, asked him to deny 2018 allegations by his brother Mike DiSabato that Jordan knew about the sexual abuse of male wrestlers while he was a coach…

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Doubtlessly dangerous asteroid that zipped past Earth has its possess ‘moon’

A “potentially hazardous asteroid” that whizzed past Earth earlier this month is so large it has its own “moon.”According to radar images from the Arecibo Observatory, asteroid 2020 BX12 has a smaller asteroid that is 230 feet (70 meters) in diameter orbiting it. Asteroid 2020 BX12 is nearly 1,500 feet (450 meters) in diameter, according to NASA’s Center…

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