The Daily Populous

Friday September 21st, 2018 day edition

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Disgraced former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is expected to be sentenced to 28 years in state prison, after reaching a plea agreement in the 2015 death of Terry Carter.

Knight pleaded no contest to one count of voluntary manslaughter, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

Knight is scheduled for sentencing Oct. 4.

Also Read: Suge Knight Hospitalized as He Awaits Murder Trial.

Also Read: Even Suge Knight's Former Lawyers Need Lawyers After Indictment on Conspiracy Charges.

Knight was accused of intentionally running over Cle “Bone” Sloan and Terry Carter, 55, killing Carter and injuring Sloan.

Knight was ordered to stand trial in 2015. »

Bob Woodward’s Book Sold Almost as Many Copies in 1 Week as Donald Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Has in 30 Years

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The publisher also said it was ordering a 10th printing of the book, pushing the initial sales up to over 1.2 million.

Trump’s Art of the Deal, which was first published in 1987, was indeed a best-seller and proved to be a hit.

But an unnamed source told CBS News for a report in August 2016 that the president’s book had sold 1.1 million copies total. »

WA prospector finds $110K gold nugget

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A retired man has found a massive gold nugget worth at least $110,000 while prospecting in a remote part of WA's northern Goldfields.

"When I had finished digging it out, I just thought 'Oh my god'," he said of the find, a 3.23kg specimen containing 68 troy ounces or 2.11kg of gold.

"It was pretty deep at about 800mm in clay soil so it took more than two hours of careful digging to get it out.". »

Brexit was sold by 'liars' and Britain's exit plan is unworkable, UK told

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Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, said key aspects of Brexit proposals presented by May "will not work" in their current form.

The entire Brexit project was sold to the British people by "liars" who immediately fled the stage, unwilling to see their project through.

EU leaders will meet again at a formal summit in October, which Tusk called "the moment of truth" for Brexit negotiations. »

Apple is quietly giving people 'trust scores' based on their iPhone data

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Apple has quietly introduced "trust scores" for people based on how they use their iPhones and other devices.

In an update to its privacy, Apple said the rating system could be used to help fight fraud, though specific examples of how this would work were not given.

The method is reminiscent of an episode of the dystopian TV series Black Mirror, in which people are rated on their interactions with other people. »