The Daily Populous

Thursday October 14th, 2021 night edition

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An 8 p.m. curfew was in effect, but a group of Minneapolis cops weren’t keeping the peace — they were sowing chaos.

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey denounced the “behavior and language” in the videos as “antithetical to the department we are striving to build.”

She blasts the “shocking level of impunity” on display in the footage, underscoring the cruel irony that the police that night were brutalizing “people protesting police brutality.”

The cops appeared to be caught up, she says, in a warrior mindset of “us versus them.”.

Decrying the “terrorism at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department,” she insisted, “It is beyond time for a paradigm shift.”.

Voters would do well to consider a complete overhaul of a police system that is “broken,” says Nelson, the local ACLU director.

She says city leaders have adopted some policies that are progressive on paper, but have not changed behavior in the department. »

Man armed with bow and arrow kills five people in Norway attacks, police say

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OSLO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded two others in a series of attacks in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, local police said.

"The man used a bow and arrow ... for some of the attacks," police chief Oeyvind Aas told reporters.

"The man has been apprehended ... from the information we now have, this person carried out these actions alone," Aas added. »

Dutch royals can marry same-sex partner without giving up crown

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Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia, 17, has not made any comments on the matter, and little is known of her personal life.

The question arose after recently published books argued that the country's rules exclude the possibility of a same-sex royal couple.

Members of the Dutch royal house have on occasion given up their place in the line of succession to marry someone without permission. »

Final Fantasy 14 Surpasses 24 Million Players, Becomes Most Profitable Final Fantasy Game In the Series

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Speaking to the press in a digital preview event, Yoshida revealed that the player count has hit 24 million players 11 years after Final Fantasy 14 was first released.

In a chart Yoshida shared with the press, Final Fantasy 14's player count back in 2015 was 4 million registered players.

Indeed, Yoshida says Final Fantasy 14 is the most profitable title in the Final Fantasy series. »

New type of carnivorous plant found in mountain bogs

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Lin’s research shows that, indeed, false asphodel, a plant known to science for over a century, traps and digests small insects.

The results revealed the nitrogen-15 within its leaves, proving nutrients from the flies had been absorbed and incorporated into the plant.

“This is a sign that there are more carnivorous plants out there waiting to be found. »