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Two LA County sheriff’s deputies in ‘critical condition’ following shooting in Compton

The two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies who were shot and critically injured Saturday night are out of surgery, according to a LASD spokesperson. “It looks like they’re going to be able to recover,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Sunday afternoon. “We’ll see what the long-term impact is. We don’t know that yet, but they…

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On This Day in History, August 11

In 3114 BC, this date marks the beginning of the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, which was used by several Mesoamerican civilizations before the arrival of Columbus. Most notable of these civilizations was the Maya, whose calendar brought rise to the myth that the world would end in 2012. In 1919, the Weimar Constitution was signed,…

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