The Daily Populous

Thursday June 6th, 2019 evening edition

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But after four American soldiers were ambushed and killed in neighboring Niger five years later, House Republicans opened no such investigations.

The Niger ambush was the largest loss of American lives in combat in Africa since the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” incident in Somalia.

But what looked to be a major scandal for the new Trump administration was successfully masked by what some House Democrats call a coordinated “cover-up.”.

The 11 members of Team 3212 had been directed to search an empty campsite near the village of Tongo Tongo on the Niger-Mali border.

The captain in charge of the patrol was told to do reconnaissance on the camp, in search of a high-value target.

“You’re going to see more actions in Africa, not less,” said Graham, Trump's most loyal Senate servant, after being briefed on the Niger ambush. »

POLL: Pro-Life or Pro-Choice?

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Most of these bills require doctors to determine whether the fetus of a woman seeking an abortion has a heartbeat or not.

Under the “heartbeat” bills, if a fetal heartbeat is detected, the doctor is prohibited from performing an abortion.

No. A mother should always have the right to kill her unborn baby no matter when life begins. »

The Interview Has Renewed Interest in Chaplin’s The Great Dictator, Which Is a Great Thing

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Hitler, for his part, was known for his speeches, but looked ridiculous in silent newsreels, where his exaggerated mannerisms played more to laughs.

When Germans could finally see and hear him at the same time, Hitler’s onscreen presence had a powerful — and to some, chilling — effect.

The film both ridicules the Hitler figure and explores just what it is that makes him so compelling and frightening. »

46 ice cream trucks are being seized in a New York City crackdown

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It's not a noir film; it's a crackdown on ice cream trucks.

The city began seizing 46 ice cream trucks Wednesday in "Operation Meltdown" after operators violated traffic laws and then evaded fines for nearly a decade, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a news release.

"We all know from common experience that ice cream trucks are magnets for children," said Zachary W. Carter, the city's corporation counsel. »