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Friday August 28th, 2020 morning edition

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The family of a Colorado teenager filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing an off-duty corrections officer of using deadly force "recklessly" and "without warning" when he fatally shot the teen in his backyard as a group of friends were fleeing the scene of a home break-in.

The case has fueled protests in Denver against racial injustice and calls to "defund the police.".

A second teen whom Manning shot in the leg is also a plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Alexis Mendez-Perez was fatally shot by an off-duty corrections officer in northeast Denver on April 23, 2020.

The family said in their lawsuit that the friends knew no one was living there and were looking to party.

Manning, waiting with his pistol, turned on his porch light and fired five times as Mendez-Perez and Munoz ran away, according to the lawsuit.

He said that while they might have been criminally trespassing, their actions didn't justify being shot at and one of them killed. »

U.S. Senate: Theodore Roosevelt, 25th Vice President (1901)

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This ensured that his name remained in the papers in New York, as well as spreading to more western locales.

Senator Thomas Platt had risen to power in the party the old-fashioned way, by climbing up through the party machinery.

Known as the "Easy Boss," Platt was in a position to decide who the state convention would nominate for governor. »

Drug cocktail touted by Trump to treat coronavirus increases chance of death by 27%, study shows

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A combination of drugs touted by US president Donald Trump as an “extremely successful” Covid-19 treatment increases the chances of death among patients by 27 per cent, a study has found.

Hydoxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug also promoted by Brazilian president Jair Bolsanaro, has no impact on coronavirus mortality rates, concluded French scientists.

"Many doctors think it is extremely successful, the hydroxychloroquine coupled with the zinc and perhaps the azithromycin," the president said. »

Do Monetary Incentives Undermine Performance on Intrinsically Enjoyable Tasks? A Field Test

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But typical experiments in this literature do not report a full set of performance metrics, which might reveal conflicting evidence on crowding out.

We test whether pay harms performance using a comprehensive set of performance measures, and if so, whether unmet pay expectations might also contribute to this decline.

Our results on output, productivity and quits are most consistent with a standard economics model than with a crowding out one. »

U.S. Marshals Find DOZENS of Missing Children in Georgia

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Marshals Service Missing Child Unit, in conjunction with the agency’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Georgia state and local agencies, led a two-week operation in August in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia, to rescue endangered missing children.

Marshals Service is fully committed to assisting federal, state, and local agencies with locating and recovering endangered missing children, in addition to their primary fugitive apprehension mission,” said Director of the Marshals Service Donald Washington.

Additionally, of the missing children recovered, 66 percent were recovered within seven days of the USMS assisting with the case. »