The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 14th, 2022 evening edition

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A man who was seen crushing a Metropolitan Police Department officer in a door frame during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has been convicted of nine offenses, seven of them felonies, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

"Mehaffie hung from an archway and shouted direction from above, and McCaughey and Stevens were key players in the melee below.

McCaughey grabbed a riot shield and used it as a weapon.

Even after officers finally cleared the tunnel area, the three defendants illegally remained on Capitol grounds.".

McCaughey was captured on video using a riot shield to pin MPD officer Daniel Hodges in a doorway during the riot.

You’ve seen images of Ofc Hodges crushed in the doorway during the insurrection at the US Capitol.

Now we need your help finding the suspect who used a police shield to pin him against the door jam. »

Two antibodies identified in Israel can fight all known COVID strains, study finds

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Antibody infusions are already used to treat some coronavirus patients, and microbiologist Dr. Natalia Freund, who directed the new study, said the antibodies she identified could be used to concoct a particularly potent infusion.

“COVID-19 infection can cause serious illness, and we know that providing antibodies in the first days following infection can stop the spread of the virus,” Freund said.

In her view, this makes it logical to invest in artificially boosting antibodies, and she hopes to do exactly this with the antibodies she identified. »

Yakuza 8 Will Feature Kiryu And Ichiban As Dual Protagonists

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Yakuza 8 has just been announced, and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio has revealed that the game will feature both Kiryu and Ichiban as dual protagonists.

During the RGG Summit 2022: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio presentation today, the studio unveiled that Yakuza 8, officially titled Like A Dragon 8, will include both Kiryu and Ichiban as its protagonists.

Yakuza 8 will feature the same RPG-like turn-based combat system that was introduced in Yakuza 7. »

God does not back war, pope says in apparent criticism of Russian patriarch

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NUR-SULTAN, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not guide religions towards war, an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who backs the invasion of Ukraine and has boycotted a conference of faith leaders.

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) sent a delegation headed by its number two, Metropolitan Anthony, who later briefly met the pope.

Kirill has given enthusiastic backing to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which the patriarch views as a bulwark against a West he calls decadent. »

EU proposes banning products made with forced labour

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Rights groups accuse Beijing of abuses against Uyghurs, a mainly Muslim ethnic minority, in Xinjiang, including mass forced labour in internment camps.

The EU proposal highlights the 27.6 million people the International Labour Organization says were engaged in forced labour in 2021, 11% more than in 2016.

The European Commission is proposing national agencies in the 27-member EU should establish if forced labour has been used to make a product. »