The Daily Populous

Monday July 2nd, 2018 night edition

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Lopez Obrador, a 64-year-old former mayor of Mexico City, won a landslide election victory on Sunday, dealing a crushing blow to establishment parties and becoming the first leftist to win the Mexican presidency since one-party rule ended in 2000.

Relations between Trump and Lopez Obrador will be closely watched because Trump has regularly criticized Mexico.

In comments to reporters, Trump said he believed Lopez Obrador would help the United States secure its southern border.

We’ll see what happens, but I really do believe it’s going to be a very good one,” Trump said.

He said that in the phone call, they had touched on a possible trade deal between the United States and Mexico.

Talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico to revise the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have been difficult.

MORENA and its allies could win majorities in both chambers of Congress, according to projections based on results still trickling in. »

USS Indianapolis: 'Jaws 2' Was Nearly 'Saving Private Ryan' With Sharks

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It comes when Quint describes Navy crewmen, survivors of the sunken USS Indianapolis, being eaten alive in a shark feeding frenzy in 1945.

Steven Spielberg wanted “Jaws 2” to tell that true story: Think “Saving Private Ryan,” with sharks.

Besides recounting Spielberg’s journey as he directed “Jaws,” it also re-enacts some of the hellish shark attacks that inspired the film. »

Thailand cave rescue: Boys found alive after nine days

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Twelve boys and their football coach missing in caves in Thailand for nine days have been found by divers, in a drama that has gripped the nation.

The boys aged 11 to 16 and their coach went to explore the caves on 23 June.

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Footage from the Thai Navy shows rescuers at the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai. »

'Dead' woman found alive in South Africa morgue fridge

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A South African woman is recovering in hospital after being discovered alive in a mortuary fridge.

The woman was taken to Carletonville morgue, in Gauteng province, having been declared dead by paramedics following a road accident.

But when a morgue worker returned to check on the body in the fridge, he found the woman was breathing. »

Why You Should Hate Your Job

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Mastering skills, making a contribution to one’s society, and achieving goals are all key elements of the good life.

Each of them supports the view that we should resist the ideology (i.e. the work ethic) that underlies the current system.

But we should question whether compelling humans to work is essential to the continuation of that progress. »