The Daily Populous

Monday September 30th, 2019 night edition

image for Mississippi police officers fatally shot a man in a wrong-door raid. The city says he had no constitutional rights because he was an undocumented immigrant.

The city of Southaven, Mississippi, argued in a legal brief that a man who was fatally shot by police in 2017 had no constitutional protections because he was an undocumented immigrant.

Ismael Lopez was killed in 2017 after Southaven officers arrived at the wrong door to execute a warrant.

Attorneys for Lopez's family have filed a civil lawsuit over the shooting, and are seeking $20 million in damages.

The Supreme Court has ruled multiple times that any person on US soil — no matter their immigration status — is protected by the Constitution.

Two years ago, police officers arrived at a Mississippi home in the middle of the night to execute a warrant.

"What [they're] saying is that because this man is undocumented, it's okay to kill him?".

"The US Supreme Court has made it clear that any individual on American soil, regardless of how they entered America, has constitutional protections. »

Elon Musk calls on the public to "preserve human consciousness" with Starship

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“It appears that consciousness is a very rare and precious thing and we should take whatever steps we can to preserve the light of consciousness.

The way to make that humanity a multi-planet species, and “extend consciousness beyond Earth,” in the eyes of Musk, was towering behind him.

That giant thing is really going to be pretty epic to see that thing take off and come back,” Musk said. »

FBI expands probe into Jeffrey Epstein

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Prince Andrew could become more deeply engulfed in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal as police in the US seek to talk to victims of the late American billionaire pedophile.

The Sunday Times reported the FBI has expanded its investigation to identify alleged human trafficking victims of Epstein, who could provide information on the Duke.

The report quotes former head of royal protection at Scotland Yard, Dai Davies, saying a full investigation would be in Prince Andrew's best interests. »

Christians Hid a Dinosaur Fossil 170 Years Ago Because It Contradicted the Bible

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It was only a few years ago, after seeing a TV show with David Attenborough digging up a similar fossil, that Temperley realized he had something even better.

He paid to have the relic cleaned by a professional fossil collector, and it’s now hanging on the wall of his building.

“Up until then, if you believed in fossils you were denying the Bible saying God created Day One, and so on. »

Thousands of ships fitted with ‘cheat devices’ to divert poisonous pollution into sea

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Global shipping companies have spent millions rigging vessels with “cheat devices” that circumvent new environmental legislation by dumping pollution into the sea instead of the air, The Independent can reveal.

This means the vessels meet standards demanded by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) that kick in on 1 January.

The change could have a devastating effect on wildlife in British waters and around the world, experts have warned. »