The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 29th, 2023 evening edition

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Dozens of child abuse survivors alleging they were routinely beaten, starved and sexually assaulted at a Christian boarding school have reached a record $100 million settlement, their attorneys announced.

Attorneys alleged hundreds of students were subjected to “horrifying and unspeakable forms of sexual, physical and psychological mistreatment” at the boarding school in the Appalachian community of Salem.

The school offered treatment for at-risk children aged 7 to 17, and for those with learning disabilities.

“The abuses suffered by these children wouldn’t be believed in a Stephen King novel,” said attorney Jesse Forbes in a statement announcing the settlement.

Inside Edition Digital has reached out for comment to the defendants' attorney but has not heard back.

Last week, the victims' attorneys announced that settlements against the former school now totaled $100 million in what is believed to be the largest settlement of its kind in West Virginia.

The suits settled last week were consolidated in a case filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court in October 2021 by a former student identified only as H.S. A previous $52 million settlement was reached in 2020. »

Starfield Dev Explains Decision to Have the Game Feature a Silent Protagonist

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Eight years later, Pagliarulo said in a recent interview with Polygon that the return to the Silent Protagonist was "really liberating", announcing that he was reversing Bethesda's decision on Starfield.

Despite this advantage, Bethesda did not originally plan to feature a silent protagonist in Starfield.

When asked if player resistance to Fallout 4's voiced protagonist influenced Bethesda's decision to break with Starfield, Paliarulo said it "definitely helped." »

Ukrainian military destroy unique Russian radar station worth $200 million in Kherson Oblast

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In August, the Defence Forces of the southern part of Ukraine destroyed a Russian mobile coastal radar station for over-the-horizon detection Predel-E, worth $200 million.

Then they sent it to the temporarily occupied Kherson Oblast in secret to monitor our actions both at sea and on land.".

Ukrainska Pravda is the place where you will find the most up-to-date information about everything related to the war in Ukraine. »

Report: ‘Disturbing Surge’ in Afghan Female Suicides, Attempted Suicides

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There has been a “disturbing surge” in the number of female suicides and attempted female suicides in Afghanistan since the Taliban took control in 2021, according to a report by British newspaper The Guardian.

The Taliban government has not published any statistics on the phenomenon and has forbidden health care workers from sharing the numbers, the newspaper said.

During the year-long period, “females made up more than three-quarter of recorded suicide deaths and treated survivors,” The Guardian reported. »