The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 9th, 2020 night edition

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A 13-year-old boy with autism was shot several times by police officers who responded to his home in Salt Lake City after his mother called for help.

Linden Cameron was recovering in a Utah hospital, his mother said, after suffering injuries to his shoulder, both ankles, his intestines and his bladder.

“I said, ‘He’s unarmed, he doesn’t have anything, he just gets mad and he starts yelling and screaming,’” she said.

“He’s a kid, he’s trying to get attention, he doesn’t know how to regulate.”.

She added: “They’re supposed to come out and be able to de-escalate a situation using the most minimal force possible.”.

Across the US, killings of unarmed civilians by police, especially Americans of color, have raised alarm among community groups and stoked ongoing protests.

As activists call for police resources to be reallocated toward public health initiatives, some cities have shifted emergency response strategies. »

Trump said 'only blacks could live this way' about Chicago and hates Obama because he's Black, Michael Cohen claims

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"Only the Blacks could live this way," Mr Cohen told NBC News in an interview to air on Tuesday to coincide with the release of his new tell-all book.

"I, of course, said to him, 'Well that's not really true,'" Mr Cohen claimed.

"In the book, obviously, I describe Mr. Trump as a cult leader, and I was in this cult," Mr Cohen said of Disloyal: A Memoir. »

Queensland passes law to jail priests for not reporting confessions of child sexual abuse

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Priests in Queensland will now be compelled to break the seal of confession to report child sexual abuse or face three years in jail.

The law was passed with the support of the Opposition It enacts a recommendation of the child sexual abuse royal commission.

It enacts a recommendation of the child sexual abuse royal commission Police Minister Mark Ryan says it will help protect vulnerable children. »

‘Wild West’ mentality lingers in US mountain regions

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“The harsh and remote environment of mountainous frontier regions historically attracted nonconformist settlers strongly motivated by a sense of freedom,” said researcher Friedrich Götz, from Cambridge’s Department of Psychology.

“An increase of one standard deviation in mountainousness is associated with a change of around 1% in personality.”.

“Over hundreds of thousands of people, such an increase would translate into highly consequential political, economic, social and health outcomes. »

The FTC Is Investigating Intuit Over TurboTax Practices

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The FTC probe, run out of the commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, centers on whether Intuit violated the law against unfair and deceptive practices in commerce.

One focus of the investigation is whether TurboTax marketing misdirected customers who were eligible to file their taxes for free into paid products.

Intuit faces several other investigations and civil lawsuits related to its marketing of free tax filing. »