The Daily Populous

Saturday December 28th, 2019 night edition

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A 19-year-old man has been arrested for killing a suspected paedophile priest by ramming a crucifix down his throat and suffocating him.

Alexandre V., who is alleged to have been abused by the priest, attacked the 91-year-old Catholic Roger Matassoli while working at the holy figure's home in Agnetz, Oise, northern France.

Matassoli had been accused of sexually abusing at least four boys, including Alexandre and Alexandre's father, between 1960 and 2000.

Father Roger Matassoli, pictured left in 1980, was found dead in his home in Agnetz, Oise, northern France, with a crucifix shoved down his throat.

The priest had faced accusations that he abused at least four children.

The priest claimed at the time that it was a souvenir from the army when he was 18 years old.

However, conflicting local media reports also state that 2009 was the year that the priest retired due to old age. »

10 vehicles with the most speeding tickets per driver

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Which of the cars around you in traffic are more likely being driven by somebody with recent speeding tickets?.

Staid and responsible vehicles like the Ram 2500 pickup, Dodge Dart, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Subaru Impreza make up nearly half the top 10.

WRX drivers have 2.29 times the number of DUIs and 1.82 times as many at-fault accidents as the national average. »

McDonald's employees assist woman who mouths 'help me' in the drive thru

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A police investigation would later reveal that she was traveling with a man who had a history of abusing her.

After using the McDonald's restroom, the woman tried to approach the counter again to make an order, police said.

Even in the drive-thru, the woman continued to send distressed messages to employees, mouthing "help me" through the window to a restaurant worker, police said. »

World's 500 Richest People Gained $1.2 Trillion in Wealth in 2019: Analysis

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The 500 richest people in the world, all of whom are billionaires, gained a combined $1.2 trillion in wealth in 2019, further exacerbating inequities that have not been seen since the late 1920s.

That's according to a new Bloomberg analysis published Friday, which found that the planet's 500 richest people saw their collective net worth soar by 25 percent to $5.9 trillion over the last year.

"In the U.S., the richest 0.1 percent control a bigger share of the pie than at any time since 1929," Bloomberg noted. »