The Daily Populous

Thursday May 13rd, 2021 evening edition

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An alleged Israeli soldier is accused of uploading video to Instagram this week that shows a group of Palestinian males being mocked while bound and blindfolded.

“This is an #Israeli soldier’s Instagram story,” Yazbek wrote.

The kids appear to be sedated and the soldier is saying: “2 for 100, 3 for 75”!!!!!!!!!!

The alleged soldier, Yazbek continues, can be heard shouting “2 for 100, 3 for 75” while panning his camera across the room.

The alleged soldier who originally uploaded the footage to Instagram has since made their profile private.

The video stirred widespread outrage across social media and appeared to further fuel an already tense situation in the Middle East.

Rocket attacks by Hamas have reportedly led to the death of three Israeli woman in the cities of Ashkelon and Tel Aviv. »

Exclusive: Newly obtained bodycam footage shows moment DC police officer attacked by pro-Trump rioters

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Washington (CNN) Newly obtained body camera footage shows the moment DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection.

While it is difficult to see what happens next in the footage, another rioter seems to interject as Fanone continues to scream in pain.

Fanone can then be heard pleading with the insurrectionists to let him go. »

Man gets 2 years in prison for claiming he created Kung Fu Panda

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According to Deadline, a man named Jamye Gordon has been sentenced to two years in prison and fined $3 million for trying to defraud DreamWorks with a phony copyright infringement scheme.

DreamWorks wisely declined, the case went to court, and Gordon was convicted of fraud and perjury back in November.

Here’s a trailer for Kung Fu Panda, but remember that you’ll get in trouble if you decide to start telling everyone that DreamWorks stole it from you:. »

Earths orbit is running out of real estate — but physicists are looking to expand the market

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Nine in 10 are either in low Earth orbit, below 2,000 kilometers (1,243 miles) from Earth, or very high geostationary orbit, above 35,000 kilometers (21,748 miles) from Earth.

"Currently, flying to low Earth orbit is much cheaper than flying to medium Earth orbit — it's a cost factor of at least five times," Löffler said.

Risk management is vital because a sizable part of the interest in medium Earth orbit stems from space junk — essentially trash orbiting the Earth — taking over low Earth orbit. »

Palm Beach planning for possibility of Trump indictment: report

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According to Politico, law enforcement officials in the town have discussed how to handle a possible extradition if Trump is indicted by authorities investigating whether he committed banking and tax fraud.

If Trump travels to Bedminster, N.J., as Mar-a-Lago closes for the season, however, his prospects could change.

The state has a similar statute to Florida, but the governor, Democrat Phil Murphy, is not an ardent supporter of Trump like DeSantis is, Politico noted. »