The Daily Populous

Thursday December 26th, 2019 evening edition

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Although investigators collected forensic evidence implicating him, prosecutors did not charge him until a fellow nurse, wearing a wire, coaxed a confession.

The medical examiner who performed the autopsy had a genetic ability to smell cyanide, which triggered the investigation.

Such cases are distinct from medical errors in which doctors, nurses or other clinicians inadvertently harm or even kill patients through carelessness or mistakes.

These serial killers are often called "angels of death," but those familiar with their behavior say the moniker rarely describes their crimes.

The patients had a range of health conditions that made them vulnerable, and completing a complex medical investigation proved difficult.

A federal medical examiner concluded insulin was injected into McDermott’s abdomen and Shaw’s autopsy revealed injection sites tested positive for insulin.

In Clarksburg, veterans and family members want answers about the suspicious deaths at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. »

Public support for Trump conviction at all-time high, poll finds

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Public support for Donald Trump’​s removal from office is the highest it has ever been, according to a new poll.

Meanwhile, the number of people against Mr Trump’s removal has dropped to an all-time low, according to the MSN poll.

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Buttigieg campaign introduces contest for lowest donation

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Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign announced a new contest to drum up fundraising: who can give the Democratic candidate the lowest contribution.

In a email to supporters Tuesday evening, Buttigieg's campaign wrote that the donor who contributes the lowest amount in the hours ahead - provided that no other donor matches the contribution amount - will win a prize from the campaign.

Some Twitter users pointed out that the effect of the contest would be to lower the South Bend, Ind., mayor's average donation amount. »

Michael Bay’s Crowning Glory: The Rock

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It’s one of the dumbest films ever made, with all the subtlety of Rodney Dangerfield attending a Royal dinner.

To this day, The Rock is a film that both perfectly encapsulates 90’s action and offers up one of the finest examples of it.

You’ll never escape the imprisoning realisation that Michael Bay did make a good movie and it’s still and will probably remain, his crowning glory. »