The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 20th, 2022 morning edition

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Adnan Syed, center, leaves the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in Baltimore.

A judge has ordered the release of Syed after overturning his conviction for a 1999 murder that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.”

She ordered Syed to be placed on home detention with GPS location monitoring.

“All right Mr. Syed, you’re free to join your family,” Phinn said as the hearing ended.

Prosecutors said they weren’t asserting that Syed is innocent, but they lacked confidence “in the integrity of the conviction” and recommended his release. »

Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard on planes chartered by DeSantis received a misleading brochure that promised cash, job placement and more, lawyers say

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Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard received brochures falsely promising cash and job placement services.

The group says the migrants received the brochure "at some point during their expulsion and relocation from Texas & Florida.".

Lawyers for Civil Rights says migrants bound for Martha's Vineyard received this brochure promising cash, job placement and more. »

Gigantic GTA 6 Leak Confirmed Real as Devs Show Support for Rockstar

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Not that there was much doubt, but I’ve confirmed with Rockstar sources that this weekend’s massive Grand Theft Auto VI leak is indeed real.

This is one of the biggest leaks in video game history and a nightmare for Rockstar Games — Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) September 18, 2022.

To my fellow devs out there affected by the latest leak, know that while it feels overwhelming right now, it’ll pass. »

Some Assembly Required: Why the UN’s Broadest Forum Matters More Than Ever

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has filed a special petition to provide pre-recorded remarks at the UN General Assembly, arguing that he cannot leave his war-torn nation.

Part of the test of this year’s General Assembly is how the proceedings manifest on television, Twitter, and TikTok.

This year’s General Assembly meeting has the opportunity to distinguish itself as the moment when that transformation began in earnest. »