The Daily Populous

Friday September 15th, 2023 day edition

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They became his guardians after both of his parents died.

"This lawsuit has put schools on notice to find ways to effectively deal with bullying and to enact real anti-bullying policies," attorney Neil Gehlawat said in a statement.

Diego died nine days after a student sucker-punched him at lunch, attorneys Gehlawat and Dave Ring said in a news release.

Another student punched him in the face while he was on the ground, they said.

The family's attorneys said that was a "clear indication that he did not want to fight, and would not escalate the situation."

The family alleged in the lawsuit that the district has "a long history" of failing to protect students who are being bullied.

The family will "forever be heartbroken" by Diego’s death but hopes his story "brings about change in school districts across the country," their attorney said. »

Legal Experts Have A Field Day With Trump's Megyn Kelly Interview

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Donald Trump’s SiriusXM interview with Megyn Kelly probably helped her attract listeners after its release Thursday, but it may also end up helping prosecutors in his classified documents case.

“I’m allowed to take these documents, classified or not classified,” he told Kelly.

Congrats to Megyn Kelly on joining Bret Baier in the Conservative Journalists Who Extracted Trump Confessions Club. »

‘It will take years to recover’ from Tuberville blockade, top Navy nominee says

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The Pentagon is standing by the policy and Tuberville has vowed to continue his procedural hold, so there’s no end in sight to the standoff.

The Army and Marine Corps are also being led by interim chiefs who are waiting to be confirmed.

), who quizzed Franchetti about the impact of the blockade, said the long-lasting effects create a “propaganda win for our enemies.”. »