The Daily Populous

Sunday July 22nd, 2018 evening edition

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New documents show that one month before the 2016 elections, the FBI sought permission to surveil Carter Page, the one-time foreign policy adviser to the campaign of Donald Trump, because they alleged he had been recruited by the Russian government.

“The FBI believes the Russian government’s efforts are being coordinated with Page and perhaps other individuals associated with [Trump’s] campaign,” the application with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court said.

Page is alleged in the documents to have had “established relationships with Russian Government officials, including Russian intelligence officers.”.

The public portions of the documents do not indicate the methods the FBI intended to use to monitor Page.

Trump tweeted about the release of the documents early Sunday morning from Bedminster, New Jersey, where he is spending the weekend.

Congratulations to @JudicialWatch and @TomFitton on being successful in getting the Carter Page FISA documents.

But the highly redacted documents released Saturday indicate that Steele’s information was just one of many reasons the FBI was concerned about Page. »

Ocean Circulation Has Slowed Down Dramatically, And It Can't Be Fully Explained by Climate Change Models

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Oceanographers are concerned about the long-term stability of the Atlantic Ocean circulation, and previous studies show that it has slowed dramatically in the past decade.

"Climate scientists have expected the Atlantic overturning circulation to decline long-term under global warming, but we only have direct measurements of its strength since April 2004.

The blue (and, on the right, purple) curve is the salinity north of 45N, an indirect measure, or proxy, for the circulation strength. »

Woman killed inside Trader Joe's during standoff, Los Angeles mayor says

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(CNN) Los Angeles police arrested a man outside a Trader Joe's on Saturday evening, bringing an apparent end to an incident in which a man barricaded himself inside the grocery store for hours after running from police.

"We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident," Los Angeles police said on Twitter after the standoff ended.

• He ran into the Trader Joe's after crashing his grandmother's car outside the store during a police pursuit, police said. »

Monty Python tune tops funeral songs

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Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life has become the most popular tune to play at a UK funeral.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robbie Williams' 2004 hit Angels also appears on the list of popular funeral tunes.

However, more than 84% of funeral directors say hymns or classics are declining in popularity quicker than any other music type. »