The Daily Populous

Saturday October 6th, 2018 morning edition

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(CNN) Comedian Amy Schumer and model-actress Emily Ratajkowski were among more than 300 people arrested Thursday in protests over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.‏.

Schumer and Ratajkowski were among them.

Comedian Amy Schumer is led away after she was arrested.

Video from the scene shows the two actresses being detained after an officer asks if they want to be arrested.

Schumer told a CNN producer she was arrested.

"Today I was arrested protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault .

Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power," Ratajkowski tweeted. »

Van Dyke trial: Officer found guilty of second-degree murder in Laquan McDonald killing

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(CNN) Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

"America was on trial here and people all over America and all across the world have been waiting to see what was going to happen.".

"At any step during that 20-minute rampage -- if Laquan McDonald had dropped that knife -- he would have been here today.". »

Man claiming to defend women's rights, caught on cam kicking female anti-abortionist

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Toronto police are investigating after a man was caught on camera kicking a female anti-abortion protester, supposedly in the name of “defending women’s right to choose.”.

As she starts to further explain her position, the man in the purple sweater sticks out his tongue and kicks her.

In the background, voices can be heard shouting to call the police while the man says he meant to “kick her phone.”. »

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei vanishes on trip to China

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France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol.

The South China Morning Post quotes a source as saying Mr Meng, 64, was "taken away" for questioning in China.

Officials in China have so far made no public comments on Mr Meng, a senior Communist Party official there. »