The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 9th, 2019 evening edition

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Amy McGrath says she will take on Mitch McConnell in 2020 US Senate race.

Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath is suiting up to enter the 2020 U.S. Senate race against Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

"I'm Amy McGrath, and I've often wondered, how many other people did Mitch McConnell never take the time to write back or even think about?".

2020 US Senate race: 5 things to know about Amy McGrath vs. Mitch McConnell.

McGrath, a 44-year-old Georgetown mother of three, has since been spotted at community events across the state and has regularly slammed McConnell on social media.

McGrath, who was painted as too liberal by Republicans last year, described herself as a moderate on the program.

"Amy McGrath lost her only race in a Democratic wave election because she is an extreme liberal who is far out of touch with Kentuckians," Golden said Tuesday. »

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery

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The attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicted that polluting the planet would soon provoke as much abhorrence as slavery.

“In a way I would think that is not the way of focusing on the problem,” he said.

“We cannot be radical enough in dealing with the issues that face us at the moment. »

Thiago Santos suffered extensive damage to left knee against Jon Jones at UFC 239, out for rest of 2019

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On Monday, an MRI exam showed that the left knee meniscus and all its ligaments are completely torn, his team told MMA Fighting.

Santos’ right knee, which needed surgery earlier this year, also suffered damage during the fight as the Brazilian compensated for his left knee injuries, his team told MMA Fighting.

Santos will do more tests on his right knee to determine if he needs surgery on that knee as well. »