The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 11st, 2018 day edition

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Police were recently called to an abandoned Toys R Us store, after hundreds of people staged a massive Easter Weekend rave inside the shop.

The “unlicensed music event” was held at the closed down store in Hounslow, West London on Saturday March 31.

Posting on Twitter, Hounslow MPS shared a photo of a Toys R’Us sign, which had been daubed in graffiti so it read “Raves R Us”.

Officers arrested five people and seized a soundsystem on the scene, at Hounslow’s Bull’s Bridge Industrial Estate.

#ResponseTeamC and #ResponseTeamB have disrupted an unlicensed music event in #Hounslow and five arrests made”, Hounslow Police wrote on Twitter.

“Police have closed down an unlicensed music event on Bull’s Bridge Industrial Estate, Hayes Road, UB2.

Do not travel to this area as all attendees and ticket holders are being turned away.”. »

FTC Says 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Bullshit, Warns Manufacturers They're Breaking the Law

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The Federal Trade Commission put six companies on notice today, telling them in a warning letter that their warranty practices violate federal law.

The same is true of any consumer device that costs more than $15, though many manufacturers want you to think otherwise.

Back then, I felt as I was breaking the law, but it was actually Microsoft that was in violation. »

Legal marijuana could soon be a bigger market than soda

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Legal marijuana is set to hit $75 billion in sales by 2030, according to a note from analysts at the investment bank Cowen.

Cannabis could soon become a bigger industry than soda, and it has already started putting pressure on alcohol sales.

Legal marijuana sales hit $9.7 billion in sales in 2017, a number that does not include the industry in California, where recreational marijuana sales began on January 1, 2018. »

20 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Eminem.

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His mother sued his school in 1982 over the bullying Eminem received from DAngelo Bailey, the same bully he rapped about on Brain Damage.

DAngelo Bailey, who was working as a janitor, sued Eminem for $1 million, claiming that Brain Damage hurt his reputation.

After looking at 93 top artists in over 25 genres of music, a study found that Eminem had the widest vocabulary. »

LGBT workers are protected from workplace discrimination, Texas judge says in 'earth-shattering' new ruling

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AUSTIN — For the first time in Texas, a federal judge said LGBT workers should be protected from employment discrimination based on their gender identity and sexual orientation.

But if she had proof, the judge added, Wittmer would have had cause to sue under federal law.

Rosenthal's ruling doesn't mean it's suddenly illegal in Texas to discriminate against LGBT workers. »