The Daily Populous

Friday May 22nd, 2020 morning edition

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William “Roddie” Bryan, who shot the video capturing the final seconds of Ahmaud Arbery’s life, has been arrested and charged with his murder, the GBI announced Thursday.

On Monday, his attorney, Kevin Gough, insisted his client had no communication with the McMichaels the day of the shooting.

» COMPLETE COVERAGE: The latest on the Ahmaud Arbery case.

Bryan claimed he got involved only after hearing the commotion generated by the pursuit of Arbery.

That appears to contradict what Greg McMichael told police on Feb. 23, the day Arbery was fatally shot.

McMichael — charged, along with his son Travis McMichael, with felony murder and aggravated assault — said they believed Arbery was connected to an alleged string of break-ins inside Satilla Shores, the neighborhood where they and Bryan resided.

Bryan is charged with felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. »

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Is Giving Andrew Yang $5 Million to Build the Case for a Universal Basic Income

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Jack Dorsey, the billionaire CEO of and mobile-payment company Square, is giving $5 million to Humanity Forward, a group launched by former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, to build the case for a universal basic income.

As a presidential candidate, Yang made universal basic income — what he called a “Freedom Dividend” — the centerpiece of his campaign.

In the Yang Speaks interview, Dorsey credits Yang with bringing what was once a fairly obscure idea of a basic income to a mainstream audience. »

Intelligence Officials Reportedly Struggle To Brief Trump Because He’s Like A Giant Toddler

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“Also, they only spoke of the Virus in a very non-threatening, or matter of fact, manner.”

Trump, current and former intelligence officials told the Times, has “a short attention span,” frequently “veers off on tangents,” and “rarely, if ever, reads intelligence reports.”

He “rarely absorbs information that he disagrees with or that runs counter to his worldview,” the officials said. »

Drunk neighbor pulls a piece out on students : ActualPublicFreakouts

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A subreddit dedicated to people freaking out, melting down, or losing their cool.

Please remember being weird in public does not inherently merit a freakout.

Keep the comments respectful where mental disorders are concerned, and remember that the individuals depicted in these videos are real people too. »

LDS Church stock riches drop by $8 billion as it sells Exxon shares, buys Zoom

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A review of Ensign Peak Advisors’ latest filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shows it sold assets, too.

Church leaders have described the Ensign Peak Advisors investment reserves as a “rainy day account” to help fund operations across the globe.

The faith’s humanitarian arm, Latter-day Saint Charities, has been aiding coronavirus relief efforts, launching 280 projects in 80 countries. »