The Daily Populous

Sunday March 3rd, 2019 day edition

image for Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller

US President Donald Trump has launched a furious attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and on his critics at a conservative summit.

In the longest speech of his presidency, Mr Trump railed against the inquiry into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russia.

Mr Mueller is expected to hand in his report to the attorney general shortly.

Mr Trump has frequently called the special counsel's investigation a "witch hunt".

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, Mr Trump lashed out at his detractors in a wide-ranging speech.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There were chants of "We love you" and "Trump is our man" during the speech.

The president repeatedly said that Mr Mueller had "never received a vote", nor had Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mr Mueller to his position. »

Saudi Arabia Is Said to Have Tortured an American Citizen

Authored by

A dual citizen of Saudi Arabia and the United States had been imprisoned in the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh for about a week when he heard a knock on his door.

Guards dragged Walid Fitaihi, a Harvard-trained physician, to another room, according to a friend who took down the prisoner’s detailed account of his treatment.

Dr. Fitaihi told the friend he was slapped, blindfolded, stripped to his underwear and bound to a chair. »

Queen Elizabeth II owns every dolphin in Britain and doesn't need a driving license — here are the incredible powers you didn't know the monarchy has

Authored by
image for

Or that she holds dominion over British swans and can fire the entire Australian government?.

"Rule, Britannia, Britannia rules the waves," goes a classic British song - and this rule extends beneath the waves, too.

In 1975, for example, the Queen's representative in the country at the time, Gov. Gen. Sir John Kerr, fired the prime minister in response to a government shutdown. »

Man lost in snow for five days survived on Taco Bell sauce packets

Authored by
image for

- A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up.

He told his rescuers he and his dog, Ally, became stuck in deep snow on a U.S. Forest Service road later that same day.

In response to a friend's Facebook comment about how he ate three Taco Bell hot sauce packets during the ordeal, he joked: "Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives!". »

Google, siding with Saudi Arabia, refuses to remove widely-criticized government app which lets men track women and control their travel

Authored by

Google has rejected calls to remove a Saudi government app which offers a tool for men to control where women travel.

Google has declined to remove from its app store a Saudi government app which lets men track women and control where they travel, on the grounds that it meets all their terms and conditions.

Read more: Saudi Arabia tried to justify its app that lets men control where women travel amid a firestorm of criticism. »