The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 24th, 2022 evening edition

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The parents of an 18-year-old boy struck and killed last summer in the Hamptons were stunned to hear a judge sentence the driver responsible to serve only six months of community service.

Daniel Campbell left court on Friday without comment after the 20-year-old pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash last August.

Campbell's vehicle had struck and killed Devesh Samtani, as the 18-year-old was walking from a house party while on vacation in Amagansett.

In court on Friday, Campbell admitted he never stopped to try and help Samtani.

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"Please explain why I can't get my son back and the boy who killed my son can go scot-free," his mother, Mala Samtani, asked outside the Suffolk County court.

The judge provided no reason in court why his sentence would include no jail time, and no further comment was offered by a court spokesperson. »

President of Belarus causes controversy after congratulating Ukraine on Independence Day

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President of Belarus causes controversy after congratulating Ukraine on Independence Day Credit: exsilentroot/ Alexander Lukashenko the President of Belarus has sparked controversy after congratulating Ukraine on Independence Day, despite the nation openly supporting Russia in the ongoing war, as reported on Wednesday, August 24.

The official message to Ukraine was posted on the President of Belarus’ official website, stating:.

“President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has congratulated the people of Ukraine on Independence Day.”. »

Defeated GOP Extremist Laura Loomer: 'I'm Not Conceding, Because I'm A Winner!'

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Extremist Laura Loomer lost a Florida GOP primary challenge against House incumbent Dan Webster on Tuesday ― but she didn’t quite see it that way.

And that is exactly the reason why, right, I decided to go against the RINO Republican Daniel Webster, do-nothing Daniel Webster.”.

Laura Loomer attacks the Republican Party and alleges voter fraud after losing GOP primary to incumbent Florida congressman Daniel Webster. »

Unix legend, who owes us nothing, keeps fixing foundational AWK code

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I wish I understood git better, but in spite of your help, I still don't have a proper understanding, so this may take a while.".

Kernighan is the "K" in AWK, a special-purpose language for extracting and manipulating language that was key to Unix's pipeline features and interoperability between systems.

Kernighan, now 80, offhandedly mentions in the interview that he has also patched something "quick and dirty" to let AWK handle CSV files. »