The Daily Populous

Tuesday February 18th, 2020 evening edition

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(CNN) The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, according to a court document filed in Delaware bankruptcy court early Tuesday.

The bankruptcy filing comes at a time when the organization faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, thousands of alleged abuse victims and dwindling membership numbers.

Paul Mones, a Los Angeles-based attorney representing "hundreds of sexual abuse victims in individual lawsuits," called the organization's bankruptcy filing a "tragedy.".

The Boy Scouts of America was fielding several hundred sexual abuse lawsuits.

The Boy Scouts of America faced hundreds of lawsuits from alleged sexual abuse victims across the country -- all of which are now suspended because of the bankruptcy filing.

It is the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policy that all incidents of suspected abuse are reported to law enforcement," the organization said.

The Boy Scouts of America also named a new president , a former Scout himself who pledged to "move the organization forward.". »

Is going to the cinema alone the ultimate form of self-care?

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Whispering during the trailers is tolerable – just – but speaking at any point after the lion roars is absolutely not allowed.

If I hate human noise so much, why do I put myself through the torture of going to the cinema?

Most of all, though, I love the cinema because the very act of going is a form of self-care. »

Major Latino group backs Sanders on eve of Nevada caucus

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Sanders’ economic justice platform and moratorium on deportations were key to Mijente’s members in addition to Sanders' exhaustive outreach to Latinos this cycle.

Mijente held public talks, called “El Chisme 2020,” which means the gossip, with Sanders, Warren and Julián Castro last year.

Tomás Garduño, national field director for Mijente, said the group intends to knock on doors and phone bank for Sanders in the final days before the Saturday caucus in Nevada, which will be Sanders' first real test with Latino voters. »

Kim Goldman’s crusade: Make O.J. Simpson pay and never forget

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For a quarter-century, she has made bringing Simpson to what she considers justice her unwavering mission.

Jurors, Goldman said, also did not hear about certain pieces of evidence as prosecutors chose not to present some witnesses.

The civil case two years later “had the benefit of hindsight,” she said, as well as the addition of new evidence. »