The Daily Populous

Sunday October 21st, 2018 morning edition

image for Black voters ordered off bus; Georgia county defends action

- A group that encourages African-Americans to vote says about 40 black residents of a senior living center in Georgia were told to get off a bus taking them to vote.

Officials with Jefferson County, which operates the senior center, say the county considered Monday's event "political activity," which isn't allowed during county-sponsored events.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Georgia.

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are running for governor.

LaTosha Brown, a co-founder of Black Voters Matter, says the center director asked the senior residents to get off the bus.

She said the ordeal was "an intimidation tactic.".

County Administrator Adam Brett said officials felt uncomfortable allowing senior center patrons to leave in a bus with "an unknown third party. »

First immunotherapy success for triple-negative breast cancer

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There is new hope for people with an aggressive type of breast cancer, as an immunotherapy trial shows for the first time that lives can be extended in people with triple-negative breast cancer.

The new treatment combines standard weekly chemotherapy with the immunotherapy medication atezolizumab which is given once every two weeks.

"Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer; we have been desperately looking for better treatment options. »

In Secret Final Interview, Jamal Khashoggi Says Only Bernie Sanders Was Willing To Stand Up To Saudi Arabia

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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. »

GOP Removes Hispanic City's Only Polling Place

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It is shocking that we only have one polling place, but that is only kind of scratching the surface of the problem.

The ACLU of Kansas notes that this disparity makes Dodge City’s sole location, “one of the most burdened polling places in all of Kansas.”.

“What that has contributed to is a way below average Hispanic turnout in voting in Dodge City.”. »