The Daily Populous

Saturday August 6th, 2022 day edition

image for North Carolina school district planning to put AR-15 in every school in the event of another school shooting

"We were able to put an AR-15 rifle and safes in all of our schools in the county," Sheriff Buddy Harwood told the Asheville Citizen-Times.

We’ve got extra magazines with ammo in those safes.".

Harwood said the rifles will ideally allow police to quickly defend against a school shooting.

Harwood criticized the police that responded to the Uvalde shooting saying the time they took to respond to the shooting cost lives.

"I do not want to have to run back out to the car to grab an AR, because that’s time lost.

Hopefully we’ll never need it, but I want my guys to be as prepared as prepared can be," he added.

Gun violence overall spiked in 2020, but recent statistics indicate it is coming down this year in many cities. »

The FBI Confirms Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation Was a Total Sham

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For one thing, the fact that he referenced his love of beer approximately 30 times, telling the lawmakers interviewing him for the job: “We drank beer.

(Kavanaugh has denied this and all other allegations against him.).

In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had the following exchange with FBI director Christopher Wray (emphasis ours):. »

Hummingbird that was feared extinct is spotted in Colombian mountains

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The Santa Marta sabrewing, an emerald green hummingbird, has been officially documented for only the second time since it was discovered in 1946.

After years of attempts to find one of the world’s 10 most wanted bird species, the Santa Marta sabrewing has been unexpectedly rediscovered deep in the mountains of Colombia.

The tiny hummingbird had only been officially spotted twice: once when it was discovered in 1946 and again in 2010 when it landed serendipitously in a researcher’s mist net. »

Square Enix has reportedly confirmed it’s ‘looking to sell stakes’ in its studios

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Square Enix wants to sell stakes in some of its development studios to “improve capital efficiency”, it’s reported.

“So Square Enix is looking to sell stakes in its studios to others to improve capital efficiency,” Gibson summarised, “right when others like Sony etc. are buyers.

The president of Square Enix stated in April that the company’s Japanese studios shouldn’t try to make games aimed specifically at western players. »

Beer for sunflower oil? Munich pub finds way to beat frying crunch

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BERLIN, July 16 (Reuters) - A Munich brewpub has found a novel way to beat Europe's cooking oil shortages - letting customers pay for their beer with sunflower oil to ensure plentiful stocks for frying schnitzels.

1/4 Moritz Baller exchanges a bottle of sunflower oil for two glasses of beer at the Giesinger Brewery in Munich, Germany, July 15, 2022.

Customers can pay for their beer at Munich's Giesinger Braeu brewery with sunflower oil, after the distributor of the pub belonging to the brewery cannot supply the required quantities. »