The Daily Populous

Tuesday May 31st, 2022 day edition

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A fifth grade student in Florida was arrested over the weekend and charged with sending a text message threatening to carry out a mass shooting, authorities said.

In a statement Saturday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said it had learned earlier that day of a "threatening text message" sent by a student at an elementary school.

It said its local school threat enforcement team was immediately notified and started investigating.

The 10-year-old boy was interviewed and charged later with "making a written threat to conduct a mass shooting," the sheriff's office said.

In video shared by authorities, the boy can be seen being led into a police vehicle.

Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno speaks Wednesday about the school shooting in Texas and pledges his commitment to keep Lee County students and staff members safe.

Marceno said his team “didn’t hesitate one second...NOT ONE SECOND,” to investigate the incident. »

Maryland Bill To Fund Psychedelics Research And Access For Veterans Takes Effect Without Governor’s Signature

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The psychedelics bill, meanwhile, will establish what’s being called the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Alternative Therapies Fund.

It stipulates that money from that fund must be used to study “the use of alternative therapies for veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries.”.

The Senate bill that Hogan is allowing to become law will provide “cost-free access” to psychedelics for eligible veterans. »

Diablo Immortal reportedly won’t be released in Belgium or the Netherlands because of its loot boxes

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Diablo Immortal won’t be released in the Netherlands or Belgium due to its use of loot boxes, according to an Activision Blizzard communication manager.

According to the communication manager: “This is related to the current operating conditions for games in those countries.”.

As a result, games either have their loot boxes removed in Belgium or aren’t sold there at all. »

Marjorie Taylor Greene warns of meat grown in a ‘peach tree dish’ while peddling Bill Gates conspiracy

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Fresh off comfortably winning her congressional primary race, Marjorie Taylor Greene is espousing another strange conspiracy theory: that the government is planning to force Americans to eat fake meat grown by Bill Gates in a “peach tree dish”.

They want to know if you’re eating a cheeseburger, which is very bad because Bill Gates wants you to eat his fake meat, which is grown in a peach tree dish.

Don’t eat a real cheeseburger, you need to eat the fake, the fake burger, the fake meat from Bill Gates.”. »

Watch: Man disguised as 'old woman' attacks Mona Lisa with cake

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A bizarre incident occurred at the Louvre Museum in Paris yesterday (29 May) as a man in disguise smeared a cake over the Mona Lisa.

Videos posted on social media appear to show the young man arriving in a wheelchair, wearing a wig and lipstick.

One Twitter user wrote that a man “dressed as an old lady jump[ed] out of a wheelchair and attempted to smash the bulletproof glass of the Mona Lisa” before “smear[ing] cake on the glass.”. »