The Daily Populous

Friday November 12nd, 2021 morning edition

image for Astroworld victim Bharti Shahani dies nearly a week after crowd surge that killed 8 others

EMBED >More News Videos Bharti Shahani's family members were in tears as they remembered the life of their loved one, lost in the Astroworld Fest disaster.

Shahani was the person on the gurney, the attorney said without giving additional information on that moment.

That was Bharti Shahani," Lassiter said.Shahani, her sister Namrata Shahani and her cousin Mohit Bellani went to the concert together, but lost each other when the crowd surged.

She had already secured a summer internship, and her father said she planned on taking over the family business after graduating.

"Saying, 'Daddy, don't worry about it, I'll help you out in the business once I'm done with my graduation.

If you'd like to donate, head to this page on the GoFundMe website Another concertgoer, 9-year-old Ezra Blount, remains hospitalized.

Similar to Shahani, Ezra has shown no brain activity shortly after he was admitted into Texas Children's Hospital. »

Chinese investors hide land deals in Japan by using cryptocurrency

Authored by
image for

Tokyo tax authorities uncovered a China-based scheme that invested about 27 billion yen ($237 million) in Japanese real estate using cryptocurrency to avoid the watchful eye of the Chinese government, sources said.

The three Chinese gave instructions through the WeChat app, and the converted yen was used in several real estate deals made by other Chinese investors.

The trio served as an intermediary to gather yuan from wealthy Chinese who wanted to invest in Japanese real estate, the sources said. »

Florida has rejected a plan to drill for oil in the Everglades

Authored by

The state has denied a request to dig exploratory oil wells near the Everglades.

A ruling by the state Department of Environmental Protection on Friday rejected the application by Trend Exploration of North Fort Myers.

The letter states drilling the wells could adversely impact water supplies and wildlife in the area, which includes habitat for the endangered Florida panther. »

Tapeworms found in man’s brain years after he ate feces-tainted food

Authored by
image for

There, doctors witnessed the man have a two-minute-long tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure, in which he lost consciousness and his muscles aggressively contracted.

Doctors began the painstaking process of trying to piece together what was wrong by performing a battery of tests and interviewing his family.

The scan revealed three calcified lesions in his brain, and doctors homed in on the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis. »

Conservatives Are Just Openly Endorsing Book Burning Now

Authored by
image for

“What has taken us aback this year is the intensity with which school libraries are under attack,” Nora Pelizzari, a spokesperson at the National Coalition Against Censorship, told The Washington Post.

Also in Texas, a school district recently told teachers if they have a book on the Holocaust, they must also provide a book with an “opposing perspective. »