The Daily Populous

Monday April 8th, 2019 evening edition

image for Donald Trump Used to Call Kirstjen Nielsen Early in the Morning, Demanding She Stop Migrants, Report Says

In a report following on the heels of Nielsen's resignation, The New York Times detailed how Trump would call Nielsen at home early in the morning to demand that she "take action to stop migrants from entering the country.".

"She repeatedly noted the limitations imposed on her department by federal laws, court settlements and international obligations," the newspaper reported.

The president reportedly berated Nielsen repeatedly in front of her peers during a Cabinet meeting, leading her to draft a resignation letter.

"Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service," the president said.

But according to The Times, Nielsen had requested a meeting with Trump to plan "a way forward" for dealing with the situation at the southern border.

While Nielsen came prepared with a list of ways to improve her relationship with the president, according to The Times, Trump was "determined to ask for her resignation."

And after that meeting, she submitted it, The Times reported, citing three people familiar with the meeting. »

British military called on to strip the Sultan of Brunei of honorary appointments awarded to him by the Queen, as backlash against new anti-LGBT laws grows

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A global boycott of Brunei-owned enterprise is underway, with Deutsche Bank, Virgin Australia, and the London Underground all taking action.

Calls for the Sultan to be stripped of his honorary British military titles come amid a growing backlash against Brunei.

On Wednesday, Aberdeen University in Scotland said it was considering rescinding the honorary degree it gave to the Sultan in 1995. »

Melbourne’s Vegan Protests Lose Momentum As Activists Begin Napping Due To Iron Deficiencies

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Melbourne’s animal rights activists are starting to slow down this morning, after coming out of the gates hard with a lot of shouting and physical exertion.

The protestors blocked one of city’s busiest intersections, disrupting 11 tram routes during peak hour, making life hard for the other inner-city residents within their echo chamber.

“If you are Libra, Taurus or Leo – get your plant-based butts up and take over”. »

New study reveals how skydiving impacts your testosterone and cortisol levels

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The researchers also found that greater higher testosterone reactivity was related to greater cortisol reactivity and higher heart rate.

Though men had higher testosterone levels in general, there was no significant difference found between testosterone reactivity in female and male participants.

The study, “Putting the Flight in ‘Fight-or-Flight’: Testosterone reactivity to skydiving is modulated by Autonomic Activation“, was authored by. »

Mother of girl who died after school fight says she'd complained of bullying in past

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Speaking to "Good Morning America" on Monday, Ashley Wright said she had complained to Forest Hills Elementary School in the past about the girl involved in the altercation.

The school nurse called the mother around lunchtime, Wright told "GMA," and told her that Raniya had "been in an accident, a fight."

She was later airlifted to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she died two days after the fight. »