The Daily Populous

Sunday November 27th, 2022 evening edition

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One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting adjacent to a popular Atlanta shopping destination Saturday night, police said.

The deceased person was found at the scene, he said, and the injured were taken to medical facilities.

There may have been two sides in the group, with two shooters exchanging gunfire, Germain said.

A witness told Atlanta NBC affiliate WXIA that as many as 30 rounds could be heard.

The shooting took place on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year at one of the Atlanta area’s most popular malls.

Police blocked off 17th street as they investigated the origin of the attack.

Exit lanes from the adjacent Interstate 85 freeway were reopened late Saturday after they were closed to accommodate investigators. »

Man Discovers $40K Ring While Combing Florida Beach and Happily Returns It: 'Karma's Always Good'

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Joseph Cook, 37, was combing Hammock Beach in St. Augustine, Florida, when he made the exciting discovery last month, according to SWNS.

In fact, in a video documenting the find, he called it "the biggest diamond I ever found on the beach.".

Video grab of metal detector Joseph Cook finding a $40,000 diamond ring on Hammock Beach in St Augustine, St Johns County, Florida, USA. »

Microsoft Has Missed Xbox Game Pass Subscriber Target by 10M

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Microsoft has missed out on the forecasted subscriber target for its subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, by 10 Million subscribers.

In its response to the CMA’s issues statement published on 14 October 2022, Microsoft has stated that it has fallen short of hitting its estimated subscriber target for Xbox Game Pass by 10 Million subscribers.

According to the LinkedIn profile of Xbox Game Pass content strategist Ben Favreau, he has worked at Microsoft on Xbox Game Pass deals of all sizes, ranging from less than $1 Million to over $100 Million opportunities. »

French man wins right to not be ‘fun’ at work

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France’s highest court has ruled that a man fired by a Paris-based consulting firm for allegedly failing to be “fun” enough at work was wrongfully dismissed.

According to the court documents, the man was hired by Cubik Partners as a senior consultant in February 2011 and promoted to director in February 2014.

He was fired for “professional incompetence” in March 2015 for allegedly failing to adhere to the firm’s convivial values. »

Outgoing Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says the 'biggest change' he's seen in his congressional career is 'how confrontational Republicans have become'

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Rep. Steny Hoyer recently spoke of the changes he's seen in his nearly 42-year House career.

Hoyer is stepping down from leadership to make way for a new generation, but he'll remain in office.

Outgoing Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, who has long enjoyed strong relationships across the political aisle, said in a recent interview that the "biggest change" he's noticed in the lower chamber throughout his tenure is the more "confrontational" nature of Republicans. »