The Daily Populous

Sunday September 23rd, 2018 day edition

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Republican lawmaker, Jim Knoblach, has ended his reelection campaign after his daughter alleged that he molested her for more than a decade.

According to the Washington Post, Republican Minnesota State Representative Knoblach’s daughter, Laura, now 23, claims the abuse began when she was nine.

She alleges that one night, Jim Knoblach entered her bedroom, laid next to her in bed, and started touching her inappropriately.

Her father would routinely kiss her arms, neck, and bite her ears, Laura claims.

Later that night, Laura claims, her father Jim Knoblach put his face between her legs, kissing and licking her.

Lawmaker quits race after daughter says he molested her for more than a decade — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 23, 2018.

As Reuters reported, President Trump defended Kavanaugh via Twitter, implying that the accusations against his Supreme Court nominee are politically-motivated. »

Ticketmaster secret scalper program targeted by class-action lawyers

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The revelations have provoked angry responses from music and sports fans around the globe, with many taking to social media denouncing Ticketmaster for profiting from fees on both their box office tickets.

Ticketmaster issued a statement Thursday to CBC News, saying it was "categorically untrue that Ticketmaster has any program in place to enable resellers to acquire large volumes of tickets.".

However, the company did not deny the existence of its program helping industrial-scale scalpers to resell their large inventories. »

TIL Daniel Craig credited the Austin Powers films with the serious tone of modern Bond films saying that they made it "impossible to do the gags" and "we had to destroy the myth because Mike Myers fucked us."

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In an interview extract from MI6 Confidential magazine, Daniel Craig teases what could be coming in Bond 24.

Back in October 2012, MI6 sat down with Daniel Craig to talk about the new James Bond film, 'Skyfall'.

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Ticketmaster facing class action lawsuits over ticket resales

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Regina-based class action firm Merchant Law Group LLP, which already has a class action filed against Ticketmaster alleging inflated ticket prices, has confirmed it intends to expand that claim to include Star/CBC reporting, captured on hidden cameras, that Ticketmaster actively recruits scalpers to resell its tickets through its TradeDesk “professional reseller program.”.

Class action lawsuits in Canada and the U.S. are in the works against Ticketmaster — the world’s largest ticket seller, with a virtual monopoly on major events across North America — following a Toronto Star/CBC investigation that revealed new details about the company’s selling techniques.

After reading the Star/CBC stories, Torontonian Lyne McMurchie signed on to the class action on the Merchant Law website, still smarting from her experience with Ticketmaster earlier this year. »