The Daily Populous

Monday July 23rd, 2018 morning edition

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Image copyright Northumbria Police Image caption Paige Hunter received a commendation certificate from Northumbria Police Chief Superintendent Sarah Pitt.

A teenager who attached uplifting messages to a bridge to help people facing a mental health crisis has helped save six lives, police said.

One note says: "Even though things are difficult, your life matters; you're a shining light in a dark world, so just hold on.".

Northumbria Police Ch Supt Sarah Pitt said it was an "innovative way to reach out to those in a dark place".

Image copyright Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Image caption Wearmouth Bridge crosses the River Wear near Sunderland city centre.

Image copyright Northumbria Police Image caption Paige Hunter attached more than 40 notes to Wearmouth Bridge.

Since 2013, Northumbria Police's Street Triage service has seen a team of dedicated officers and mental health nurses work alongside each other to respond to people experiencing a mental health crisis. »

Iran Threatens Donald Trump With 'Mother of All Wars' If Hostile U.S. Policies Don't End

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Iran’s president has warned President Donald Trump against continuing to pursue hostile policies toward Iran, threatening “the mother of all wars” is possible.

“Don't play with fire, or you will regret,” President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in comments addressed at Trump, Iranian news agency IRNA reported.

Cautioning Trump and U.S. leaders to tread carefully, Rouhani suggested Iran ideally prefers peace. »

Petition asks Disney to rehire James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy 3

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Thousands have signed an online petition for the Walt Disney Co. to rehire Guardians of the Galaxy writer and director James Gunn after he was fired from the third film in the series Friday.

Disney responded within hours by announcing it had fired Gunn.

Sean Gunn concluded, “Working on those movies made my brother a better person, and they made me one too. »

Daughters view the physical attractiveness of their spouses as more important than their parents

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New research from China indicates that daughters and their parents don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to their preferences for potential spouses.

The study, published in the British Journal of Psychology, found that parents tend to prefer a high-income but less attractive man for their daughters.

In other words, daughters viewed the physical attractiveness of a potential spouse as more important than their parents. »

Finding his identity still work in progress for Henderson man

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Fingering the rosary, Dora and Chester Fronczak are pictured as they pray for the return of their kidnapped son in Chicago, April 30, 1964.

The son, Paul Joseph, was kidnapped from Michael Reese Hospital the day after he was born.

New-born Paul Joseph Fronczak is shown April 26, 1964, shortly after his birth at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. »