The Daily Populous

Saturday October 20th, 2018 night edition

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Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post columnist who was brutally killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey, gave a secret last and wide-ranging interview to Newsweek’s Rula Jebreal.

Khashoggi disappeared on October 2 when he went to collect some paperwork in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul.

Soon, reports quoting Turkish investigators suggested that the Saudi Arabian administration had sent agents to brutalize and kill Khashoggi.

• Saudi sacks two senior officials and arrests 18 Saudi nationals over his death — Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) October 20, 2018.

“I have long been troubled by the nature of the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia,” Sanders said in a video posted on Twitter.

“And in light of the likely Saudi murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi, I think it is time for us to thoroughly re-evaluate that relationship.

Instead, he told the interviewer that Mohammad Bin Salman must bring in judicial reforms to Saudi Arabia, something Wahabbi Islam prohibits. »

No Such Thing as Too Much Exercise, Study Finds

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It found that any level of cardiovascular fitness — including the kind you’d see from elite athletes — is linked to staying alive longer.

And these conditions might then raise an athlete’s risk of sudden cardiac death or other heart problems.

But don’t get down on yourself for just doing as much power walking or stair climbing as you’re capable of. »

Georgia’s ‘exact match’ law could disenfranchise 909,540 eligible voters, my research finds

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The state’s “exact match” law, passed last year, requires that citizens’ names on their government-issued IDs must precisely match their names as listed on the voter rolls.

That could suppress voter turnout, either because some voters lack IDs or because voters are confused about whether they are eligible.

Georgia’s “exact match” law is the latest in a string of voter identification measures that critics allege are thinly veiled voter suppression tactics. »