The Daily Populous

Sunday February 21st, 2021 morning edition

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Len Martin of Louisiana was arrested after this licking incident and later fined.

Disgusting food or drink challenges like putting licked ice cream back in a store freezer could result in jail time for some people in Arizona following Governor Doug Ducey's signing on Thursday of a new anti-tampering law.

State Senator T.J. Shope said last year when he introduced a similar bill that existing statutes made it difficult to prosecute people for contaminating store food or drink.

It seemed to start with a video of a Texas teen licking ice cream and putting it back that went viral, leading to her referral to juvenile justice authorities.

Though the bill had significant Democratic support to pass both chambers, all the Arizona lawmakers who voted against the bill were Democrats.

Indeed, Len Martin, the Louisiana man mentioned above, has moved on to challenges that are less dangerous to others. »

The Beirut Bank Job – Darknet Diaries

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In this episode he tells us a story about the time he broke into a bank in Beirut Lebanon, and everything went wrong.

Jayson can be found on twitter as @jaysonstreet and his website is Jayson spinning in a chair behind the teller line.

In this episode we’re going to test the physical security of a bank but our goal isn’t to steal cash. »

Suspected hypothermia deaths in homes mount in Texas

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With the snow and ice clearing in Texas after the electricity was cut to millions as temperatures plunged as people struggled to stay warm in their unheated homes.

Of the around 70 deaths attributed to the snow, ice and frigid temperatures nationwide, more than a dozen were people who perished in homes that had lost their heat, and most of those were in Texas. »

Politician defends son accused of raping girl, 12, saying 'she has a woman's body'

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A right-wing politician has sparked fury after he defended his son who is accused of raping a 12-year-old girl by saying 'she has a woman's body'.

Shameless Ivan Roca also hinted he blamed the girl's parents saying they 'should have protected her better'.

Mr Roca posted a statement on Facebook blaming the parents of young girls when people like his son are accused of rape. »

Strangers took in a delivery driver for 5 days after she was stranded in the Texas storm

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Since Sunday, Texas has weathered a fierce storm that left cities without power, water and warmth for millions of people who aren't used to this kind of cold.

Amid the tales of people struggling to survive, a few stories of hope showed that Texas hospitality is the real deal.

Timmons, who lives three hours away in Houston, said she makes weekly trips to Austin because the delivery market there pays a little more. »