The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 16th, 2021 day edition

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Arna Kimiai, 24, is facing charges of battery of a transit employee, first-degree robbery, and conspiracy to commit a crime, as well as violating pandemic mandates.

The total charges against Kimiai carry a prison term of up to 20 years.

The sole charge of battery of a transit employee comes with a possible one year in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

The first-degree robbery charge carries a potential prison term of 3 to 9 years.

The conspiracy to commit a crime charge carries a potential one year prison term.

He’s been an Uber driver for three years.

A GoFundMe has been set up for Khadka and has raised just over $97,000 as of this writing. »

Transfer of peanut allergy from the donor to a lung transplant recipient

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We report the first case in which such transfer occurred after a lung transplant.

A 42-year-old woman with history of sarcoidosis underwent a successful bilateral lung transplant from a donor who died from anaphylactic shock after eating peanut-related food.

This case emphasizes the importance of considering donor allergy transfer when caring for all solid-organ transplant recipients in order to avoid a life-threatening event. »

Rockstar thanks GTA Online player who fixed poor load times, official update coming

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Rockstar Games has confirmed to PC Gamer that a fan-made solution to GTA Online's abysmal loading times will become official in a forthcoming update.

Rockstar didn't say when the fix might become available, nor did it confirm t0st's estimation of a 70 percent reduction in load times.

Update: Shortly after Rockstar confirmed that a load time fix is in the works, tostercx said that they were in fact awarded $10,000 through its Bug Bounty program. »

TV Ratings: Grammy Awards Hit Record Low, Down Nearly 53% Compared to 2020’s Show

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This year’s telecast was the lowest-rated in Grammys history in the early numbers.

The least-watched Grammys was the host-less awards ceremony in 2006, which snagged 17 million viewers.

Nevertheless, this year’s telecast was still the highest-rated broadcast of the night, and it was the most-streamed Grammy show ever with 83% more live streams compared to 2020. »