The Daily Populous

Friday May 10th, 2019 morning edition

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Well, it’s important if it works — and it probably helps to make your submarine watertight.

The modern submarine is not a simple machine.

A loss of propulsion, unexpected flooding, or trouble with reactors or weapons can doom a sub crew to a watery grave.

Also, it’s a good idea to, like, close the hatches before you dive.

For context, a submarine assigned to Britain’s Royal Navy narrowly avoided a complete reactor meltdown in 2012 after the power sources for its coolant system failed.

That way, you can blame the blue screen of death instead of “human error” for the next critical foul-up. »

Adrian Wojnarowski auf Twitter: "Golden State’s Kevin Durant has suffered a mild strain on his right calf and expected to be re-evaluated next week, league source tells ESPN."

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Americans' support for impeaching Trump rises: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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In addition to the 45 percent pro-impeachment figure, the Monday poll found that 42 percent of Americans said Trump should not be impeached.

It also showed that 57 percent of adults agreed that continued investigations into Trump would interfere with important government business. »

Sonoma County couple ordered to pay nearly $600,000 for damage to protected property

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Sonoma County couple ordered to pay nearly $600,000 for damage to protected property.

A concerned neighbor had reported heavy equipment and questionable activity on property protected under a conservation easement and, thus, intended to remain in its natural state.

Broderick ordered the couple to pay more than $586,000 in damages toward environmental restoration and other costs outlined in a judgment finalized last week. »

Less Than Half in U.S. Would Vote for a Socialist for President

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A socialist candidate is the only one among a dozen hypothetical candidates about whom a minority of Americans say they are willing to give their vote.

If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be _____, would you vote for that person?

Gallup has asked Americans about their willingness to vote for candidates with certain background characteristics since 1937, to see whether Americans were open to embracing nontraditional presidential candidates. »