The Daily Populous

Sunday July 28th, 2019 day edition

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LAND O'LAKES, Fla - Authorities say a Florida Highway Patrol trooper is facing charges he had sex with a 15-year-old girl.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that 23-year-old Riley Schwarz is facing two counts of lewd and lascivious battery involving sexual activity of a victim between 12 and 16 years of age.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that deputies confronted Schwarz after the girl’s parents found a journal detailing their relationship.

The girl told deputies she and Schwarz had sex multiple times.

Deputies say Schwarz admitted to the relationship and surrendered himself to jail.

A spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol told the newspaper that Schwarz had been fired.

Online court records showed no attorney for Schwarz, who remained in jail Saturday afternoon. »

Dave Bautista calls Trump a 'disgrace to everything this country is' after his 'infested' Baltimore district remarks

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as a “brutal bully” and his majority-black Baltimore district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”.

“Of course an elitist POS would say that,” Bautista, a native of Washington, D.C., tweeted on Saturday afternoon.

Thousands more prominent political figures and celebrities also used the now-trending “#WeAreBaltimore” hashtag in solidarity with Baltimore citizens on Saturday evening. »

China approves wheat, soy imports from Russia

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has approved wheat imports from the Russian region of Kurgan, the Chinese customs office said on Friday, bringing Russia a step closer to its goal of dramatically increasing grain exports.

China was the top buyer of U.S. soybeans until Beijing slapped a 25% tariff on shipments last year in response to U.S. tariffs on a range of Chinese products.

China is already importing wheat from six other Russian regions. »

Austrian Athlete Freed By Kidnapper After Complimenting His Orchids

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Nathalie Birli managed to placate the man by complimenting him on the many orchids growing in his home.

A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Saturday, confirming press reports.

However she managed to placate the man by complimenting him on the many orchids growing in his home. »

TIL that 9 out of 10 people who are stopped from committing suicide do not kill themselves at a later date.

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Nine out of ten people who attempt suicide and survive will not go on to die by suicide at a later date.

Approximately 7% (range: 5-11%) of attempters eventually died by suicide, approximately 23% reattempted nonfatally, and 70% had no further attempts.

This was a 37-year follow-up of self-poisoners in Finland that found an eventual completion rate of 13% (Suominen 2004). »