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Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 day edition

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The search for a 2 1/2 year-old boy who was led away from a market in southern Mexico three weeks ago led police to a horrifying discovery: 23 abducted children being kept at a house and forced to sell trinkets in the street.

It is not unusual to see children and adults hawking local crafts like carvings and embroidered cloth on its narrow cobblestone streets.

According to video presented by the prosecutors, many of the children slept on what appeared to be sheets of cardboard and blankets on a cement floor.

Authorities showed a photo of some of the children, their faces blurred, having a boxed lunch after their rescue.

1:45 Victoria Police warn public about attempted kidnapping and robbery Victoria Police warn public about attempted kidnapping and robbery.

The boy’s father emigrated to California to find work, and thus Perez, 23, has had to raise Dylan and his sister by herself.

She described him as a chubby, happy boy who market vendors nicknamed “Gordito,” and tearfully appealed for help in finding him. »

U.S. Homeland Security confirms three units sent paramilitary officers to Portland

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection arm confirmed on Tuesday it has deployed officers from three paramilitary-style units to join a federal crackdown on protests against police violence in Portland, Oregon.

CBP said it also sent agents from its Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue and Special Response teams to Portland.

“Donald Trump has no justification for deploying paramilitary troops to the streets of Portland or any other American city,” Wyden said. »

German state bans burqas, niqabs in schools

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Baden-Württemberg's city council's decision to ban full-face coverings, typically worn by ultra-conservative Muslim girls, matches the ban for teachers that is already in effect.

Kretschmann said that full-face veiling did not belong in a free society.

But he added that such a ban at the university level, where students are adults, was a more complex question. »

Narcissistic personalities linked to defiance of coronavirus prevention guidelines and hoarding

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But the new research indicates that health beliefs and situational perceptions may play a more important role than personality traits alone.

“We looked at how culturally-conditioned personality factors (so-called ‘dark’ personality traits) impacted the effectiveness of dealing with the pandemic.”.

: Personality and perceptions of the COVID-19 situation“, was authored by Marcin Zajenkowski, Peter K. Jonason, Maria Leniarska, and Zuzanna Kozakiewicz. »

Twitter bans 7,000 QAnon accounts, limits 150,000 others as part of broad crackdown

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Twitter plans to permanently ban accounts that violate policies around platform manipulation, evasion of bans and operation of multiple accounts, behaviors commonly used by QAnon accounts, the spokesperson said.

Twitter began blocking QAnon websites last week, and it will continue to block the distribution of QAnon-related URLs, the spokesperson said.

The followers then target the celebrities with harassment campaigns, coordinated by influencers in the QAnon community on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. »