The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 16th, 2018 day edition

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Cohen is alleged to have asked Ahmed Al-Rumaihi, a former diplomat in charge of a $100bn Qatari investment fund, to send 'millions' through him to Trump family members.

Photographs show that he was part of a group greeted by Cohen, who went up in an elevator with them.

The official said: 'He said Cohen told him to send millions to various members of the Trump family.'

New claims: A source tells that a Middle Eastern investor who met Michael Cohen at Trump Tower says Trump's attorney demanded 'millions of dollars' from him for 'Trump family members'.

In the elevator: The investor was the Qatar Investments' Ahmed Al-Rumaihi, who got in the elevator with Cohen and with - can reveal - Qatar's foreign minister.

New intrigue: has identified one of the other people who met Michael Cohen in the group as Qatar's foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

The gathering has come under intense scrutiny since Sunday night, when a video emerged of Cohen, Flynn and Al-Rumaihi together at Trump Tower. »

Teens charged with brutally killing opossum and her babies on Snapchat

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KENNESAW, Ga. — Two Cobb County teenagers are in very big trouble after allegedly killing a female opossum and her babies.

Police said the teens used a baseball bat to beat the mother opossum and one of her babies, called joeys.

Police say the teens, both students at North Cobb High School, also filmed the incident and put it out on Snapchat, a social media app. »

The U.K. Just Went 55 Hours Without Using Coal for the First Time in History

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Coal, which fueled the world’s biggest economies for more than a century, is increasingly losing out to renewables.

The latest example of how one of the dirtiest fossil fuels is being squeezed out of the market came this week in Britain, which went for a record 55 hours without its any of its power plants producing electricity by burning coal.

The government aims to switch off all coal plants by 2025 and has given renewables priority access to the grid. »

Emilia Clarke Says She’s Always Received Equal Pay as Male ‘Game of Thrones’ Co-Stars

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The conversation for equal pay has taken over Hollywood in the last few months in the midst of the Time’s Up movement, and Emilia Clarke is joining in on the discussion.

“On ‘Game of Thrones,’ I have always been paid the same amount as my male co-stars,” the actress said.

“It was my first job and I was not discriminated against because I was a woman, in my paycheck.”. »

Canadian doctor shot by Israeli sniper near Gaza border

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A Canadian-Palestinian doctor was shot in the legs by an Israeli sniper and one of his paramedics was killed on the Gaza border Monday as clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli Defence Forces left dozens dead and more than 1,000 wounded.

I know how not to get shot,” he told The Globe and Mail in a telephone interview from Gaza where he recuperating.

“We are very concerned that Canadian doctor and humanitarian worker Tarek Loubani was shot yesterday in Gaza,” press secretary Adam Austen said in a statement. »