The Daily Populous

Friday March 22nd, 2019 evening edition

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — A former Roman Catholic priest who was defrocked and convicted of molesting two boys in New Jersey has found a new vocation in a new location — teaching children English at a private school in this resort town.

“We would urge anyone in any jurisdiction to be vigilant and immediately report allegations of such conduct to local authorities.”.

The Colegio del Caribe private school where Hadmels DeFrias teaches English to children in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

“What they have to know is if I committed a crime in the country, which I haven’t,” DeFrias said, referring to the Dominican Republic.

On the group's Facebook page, DeFrias goes by Father Rafael and is listed as the "Prior for the Dominican Republic.".

“We are opening a company related to real estate so it’s not going to be kids,” he said.

“If the Catholic Church defrocks a priest, they don’t keep track of that priest, and that is a calculated move. »

Oslo to become first city with wireless charging infrastructure for electric taxis

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Finnish energy company Fortum announced its partnership with Oslo on the project, in conjunction with American wireless charging company Momentum Dynamics.

While waiting for customers at the stands, the taxis will charge via induction at a rate of up to 75 kW.

Its wireless charging infrastructure is built to solve the issue of taxi drivers searching around for chargers and waiting to charge. »

Rod Stewart: ‘I used to take cocaine anally’

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In Rod Stewart‘s new memoir, Rod: The Autobiography, the rocker reveals that he used to take cocaine anally, rather than risk destroying his nasal passages.

The book also clears up the urban myth about Stewart once ingesting so much semen that he had to have his stomach pumped.

Stewart writes that his former publicist Tony Toon made up the tale after he was fired. »

GoFundMe Bans Anti-Vaxxers Who Raise Money to Spread Misinformation

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Anti-vaxxers have long used GoFundMe to raise money to spread their dangerous message—but now the site is cutting them off, The Daily Beast has learned.

But as The Daily Beast has previously reported, anti-vaxxers have also used sites like GoFundMe to underwrite their messaging campaigns.

Prominent anti-vax activist Larry Cook, who spent more money than anyone else boosting his message on Facebook and collected $79,900 on various GoFundMe campaigns. »

Jared Kushner's Using WhatsApp for White House Business Is 'Far More Egregious' Than Hillary Clinton's Emails, Cybersecurity Expert Says

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Jared Kushner’s alleged use of WhatsApp to talk about White House business with foreign governments was dangerous, a cybersecurity and intelligence expert warned, because it left him exposed to espionage.

Watts told The 11th Hour that these private security companies were now targeting people "in their communications at the point of origin—at the phone.".

He denied saying Kushner had used WhatsApp to communicate with foreign leaders, and said he had directed the chairman to approach the White House counsel with such questions. »