The Daily Populous

Monday September 11st, 2017 evening edition

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So imagine the surprise of witnesses who saw a roo bouncing merrily past a primary school on March 2.

KANGAROOS are overrunning Australia and the population of the marsupials is double that of humans.

New government data shows Australia’s kangaroo population is close to hitting 50 million.

In 2016, there were almost 45 million kangaroos in Australia, compared to about 27 million in 2010.

Experts are now encouraging people to hunt the Australian native animal and eat more kangaroo meat.

In 2006 and 2007, the kangaroo population was down to just seven million.

Professor Paton said Australia would lose a lot of biodiversity is we didn’t start to tackle the issue of the growing kangaroo population. »

Equifax Hit With $70 Billion Lawsuit After Leaking 143 Million Social Security Numbers

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In the lawsuit, plaintiffs alleged Equifax was negligent in failing to protect consumer data, choosing to save money instead of spending on technical safeguards that could have stopped the attack, Bloomberg reports.

“Equifax knew and should have known that failure to maintain adequate technological safeguards would eventually result in a massive data breach.

Ben Meiselas, an attorney for Geragos, said the class will seek as much as $70 billion in damages nationally. »

Leah Remini Forgives Mother For Introducing Her To Scientology As She Accepts Emmy

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Leah Remini snapped Anthony Bourdain’s four-year Emmy winning streak, taking the trophy tonight for Best Informational Series or Special at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Remini won her first Emmy, off her first nom, for A&E’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, exploring accounts of former Scientology members whose lives have been significantly impacted by the org’s practices.

Picking up her statuette, an emotional Remini began by saying she wanted to thank her mom, who was in the audience and who, Remini said, for years had hoped to attend a ceremony at which her daughter won an Emmy. »

Sick: A Documentary – Disney World

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Just watched this documentary about mental health institutionalization of youth.

Histories of mental health care are usually characterized as progress from unkind prison-like warehousing of the mad from the 1700’s to modern educated, caring, and efficient treatment.

It investigates mental health institutions in the context of Irving Goffman’s ‘total institution’ and looks at parallels between the institutionalization of youth in mental hospitals and the prison system. »