The Daily Populous

Sunday April 21st, 2019 evening edition

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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, March 20, 2019.

Romney also tweeted Friday that in reading the special counsel's report he was "appalled" Americans working on the Trump campaign had welcomed help from Russia.

If @MittRomney spent the same energy fighting Barack Obama as he does fighting Donald Trump, he could have won the race (maybe)! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2019.

Read more: Seth Rich cleared of WikiLeaks' accusation and other things you may have missed in the Mueller report | Top Democrat slams Trump over Libya: Supporting an 'authoritarian attacking a UN-backed government'.

On Saturday, Trump responded via Twitter, saying if Romney "spent the same energy fighting Barack Obama as he does fighting Donald Trump, he could have won the race (maybe)!".

In 2012 Romney won a slightly greater percentage of the popular vote than Trump in 2016.

Huckabee, the father of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, wrote, "Know what makes me sick, Mitt? »

LIVE: Death toll in explosions reaches 215

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4.30: US President Donald Trump has commented on the SL explosions on Easter Sunday.

PM Modi had renewed his offer of all possible help and assistance to Sri Lanka.

4.03: President of the EU Commission responds to the explosions in Sri Lanka. »

F.B.I. Arrests Leader of Right-Wing Militia That Detained Migrants in New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE — The F.B.I. on Saturday arrested the leader of a right-wing militia that was detaining migrant families at gunpoint near the border in southern New Mexico, as the group faced a torrent of criticism for its tactics.

“This is a dangerous felon who should not have weapons around children and families,” Mr. Balderas said. »

Scientists fired from cancer centre after being accused of 'stealing research for China'

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A cancer centre in Houston, Texas, fired three of its scientists over allegations they were stealing research data for China.

“As stewards of taxpayer dollars invested in biomedical research, we have an obligation to follow up,” Mr Pisters said, referring to how the cancer centre received $148m (£114m) in National Institute of Health grants last year.

“Our national interest is best advanced by welcoming people, not by racial stereotyping based on where a person comes from.”. »