The Daily Populous

Saturday July 13rd, 2019 morning edition

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A US police officer who was fired after shooting dead an unarmed man was temporarily rehired so he could apply for a pension, local media report.

Philip Brailsford, 28, killed 26-year-old Daniel Shaver in the hallway of an Arizona hotel in early 2016.

He was fired and charged with murder - but was acquitted at trial in 2017.

Records show that he was briefly rehired last year so he could apply for a lifetime pension worth more than $2,500 (£2,000) a month.

The move meant he could be medically retired - rather than fired - which made him eligible for the pension.

He added that Mr Brailsford had submitted a claim of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in connection with the shooting.

The police report said the victim had shown guests in his hotel room a rifle he used for work. »

House Passes $733 Billion Defense Bill Checking Trump’s War Powers

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Mr. Trump vetoed legislation in April that invoked the War Powers Act to cut off American military support to the campaign.

Another amendment, also passed Thursday, would prevent the Trump administration from using emergency authority to transfer munitions to the kingdom.

But the main objection of Republicans to the defense bill was that it does not allocate enough money to the Defense Department. »

Facebook will reportedly be fined a record $5 billion over privacy mishaps

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The FTC started investigating Facebook last year after revelations surfaced that Cambridge Analytica, a UK political consultancy, accessed data from up to 87 million Facebook users without their permission.

The agency is looking into whether Facebook violated a legal agreement it had with the US government to keep its users' data private.

Robert Weissman, the president of consumer rights advocacy group Public Citizen, said the reported settlement would let Facebook off the hook too easily. »

FC Barcelona auf Twitter: "You were waiting for this.… "

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Indem du Twitter Inhalte in deine Website oder App einbettest, akzeptierst du die Twitter Entwicklervereinbarung und die Entwicklerrichtlinien. »

Neuralink: Elon Musk’s Elusive Brain-Computer Firm Just Made a Big Reveal

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The firm, which aims to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” announced Thursday plans to host an event in San Francisco on the evening of July 16.

Perhaps most interesting of all, the company is giving members of the public the chance to attend the limited-space event.

Neuralink also reassures people that those who are unsuccessful can still watch the event through an online livestream. »