The Daily Populous

Thursday October 3rd, 2019 morning edition

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A Dallas County jury sentenced Wednesday former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, who was convicted of the murder of Botham Jean, to 10 years in prison on an emotional day in court that included an embrace of Guyger by Jean's younger brother.

Judge Tammy Kemp read the sentencing verdict from the jury that sentenced Amber Guyger to 10 years in prison.

The brother of Botham Jean gives his family impact statement directed to Amber Guyger.

The judge said he could, and Brandt and Guyger stood up, met in front of the bench and embraced while Guyger cried.

Karen Guyger said Amber Guyger is the youngest of three children, and defense attorneys showed several family photos to the jury.

Botham Jean's mother, Allison Jean says there's much more to be done after former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the murder of her son.

A Dallas County Sheriff official was seen comforting Amber Guyger shortly after her murder verdict was announced on Tuesday morning. »

Virginia doctor sentenced to 40 years in opioid case

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A doctor who prosecutors said ran a medical practice in Virginia like an interstate drug distribution ring was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison for illegally prescribing opioids.

Judge James Jones sentenced Smithers to 40 years.

Smithers was convicted in May of more than 800 counts of illegally distributing opioids, including oxycodone and oxymorphone that caused the death of a West Virginia woman. »

#TrumpMeltdown Trends as Americans Mock Trump's Combative Press Conference With Finnish President

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The hashtag #TrumpMeltdown began trending on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon as tens of thousands of Americans ridiculed President Donald Trump over his combative White House press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.

"Actually watched your press conference—mainly just feel bad for the poor President of Finland who had to endure that," he tweeted.

This press conference is dangerous and an embarrassment to our nation #TrumpMeltdown — Marti Gould Cummings (@MartiGCummings) October 2, 2019. »

When Your Final Exam Is Surviving the Wilderness

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It serves not only as the students’ final science exam but also, more importantly, as preparation for growing up in the unforgiving wilderness they call home.

Kinney, who grew up in Maine, moved to Ketchikan in 1965 to teach eighth-grade science at the brand-new Schoenbar Middle School. »

Canada Probe Finds ‘Deadpool 2′ Producers’ Safety Law Violations Contributed To Death Of Stuntwoman Joi Harris

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Barriers were absent that should have prevented the stunt performer and motorcycle from leaving the set perimeter.”.

The employer failed to complete important health and safety documentation, including a stunt safety inspection checklist and a production activity notification checklist, as required by its own health and safety program.”.

20th Century Fox, which released the Marvel superhero sequel starring Ryan Reynolds in May 2018, reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement with Harris’ family in April. »