The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 21st, 2023 day edition

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Finland is now ranked the happiest country in the world — for the sixth time in a row — according to the World Happiness Report released by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Monday.

The report added all these factors “play strong roles in supporting life evaluations.”.

The report noted governments can now, potentially, measure happiness as a way to achieve better well-being and higher happiness levels for its residents.

The report said the 10 happiest countries in the world are Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Israel, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg and New Zealand.

The United States ranked high, at No. 15.

Canada (No. 13), the United Kingdom (No. 19) and Australia (No. 12) also placed well for happiness.

Countries that ranked lowest in the report include Iraq, Ghana, Pakistan and Niger, with Lebanon and Afghanistan placing last out of all the countries. »

Carson Briere charged for pushing woman's wheelchair down steps

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ERIE, Pa. (CBS) -- Carson Briere, the son of Philadelphia Flyers interim general manager Danny Briere, has been charged in connection with pushing a disabled woman's wheelchair down the steps of a bar in Erie.

Carson Briere, who plays hockey at Mercryhurst University in Erie, was charged with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and related offenses.

Carson Briere is seen sitting in the wheelchair and then pushing it down the steps. »

29-year-old woman who enrolled in New Brunswick High School says she knows she 'made a mistake'

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29-year-old woman who enrolled in New Brunswick High School says she knows she 'made a mistake'.

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Hyejeong Shin, 29, lasted just a week, faking it as a new student at New Brunswick High School before the school discovered her birth certificate was fake.

Shin's ruse earned her a grand jury indictment and a third-degree offense for false documents and hindering her own prosecution. »