The Daily Populous

Wednesday October 24th, 2018 night edition

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What could be a timer was attached to the side of the pipe and wires were visible at both ends.

Like the bomb sent to Mr. Soros’s home, the envelope it arrived in was roughly 5-by-8 inches and had a printed white address label and half a dozen first-class postage stamps affixed to the outside.

On Wednesday afternoon, New York City’s police commissioner, James P. O’Neill, said the CNN bomb was “a live explosive device” and that it would be rendered harmless and sent to the F.B.I. to be analyzed.

The package that contained the device also included white powder that the police were testing to determine if it is toxic, he said.

One of the envelopes sent out had several stamps on it, more postage than it needed to be delivered, according to a former law enforcement official briefed on the investigation.

The statement from the Secret Service also said: “The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such.

The protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them. »

Did the Maya create the first 'comics'?

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Far from being throwaway escapism, they were considered prized objects and often exchanged to ease political negotiations and to build alliances between states.

“It was the highest quality art you could have,” says Soeren Wichmann at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

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Saudi officials refuse to allow Turkish police to search water well in consulate amid Khashoggi probe

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Saudi officials refuse to allow Turkish police to search water well in consulate amid Khashoggi probe.

Saudi officials have refused to allow Turkish police to search a well in the garden of the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul as part of the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Oct. 24.

Khashoggi -- a Washington Post contributor and critic of the crown prince -- was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. »

The GOP has started attacking Stacey Abrams for attending a protest in college where a flag with a confederate emblem was burned. They have started chanting "lock him up" about Beto. When they are losing on taxes, healthcare, education, they focus on flag burning & threats. We are winning. Go vote.

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No early voting, but you can vote in person using an absentee ballot as long as you have a valid excuse for not voting on Election Day.

District of Columbia 15 days before Election Day/ 1 day before Election Day.

Maryland 12 days before Election Day 5 days before Election Day Contact your Local Election Office to learn more about early voting in your area. »