The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 24th, 2019 morning edition

image for Trump officials struggle to justify him pressing Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden while his own children do business around the world

Trump officials this weekend defended Trump from attacks over phonecalls in which he discussed calls for an investigation into Joe Biden's son over business activities in Ukraine.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Senator Lindsay Graham also stood behind Trump on network TV Sunday and called for a new investigation into Biden.

Biden was accused of pressuring Ukraine to fire a prosecutor investigating his son's employer in 2016.

Donald Trump allies are scrambling to justify reports he pressured Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden, but are seemingly struggling to see the irony of his children doing business around the world.

What I do find inappropriate is the fact that Vice President Biden at the time's son did very significant business dealings in Ukraine.

Read more: Biden demanded Trump release transcripts of a call where he reportedly badgered Ukraine's leader to investigate his son 8 times.

Ukraine's prosecutor general told Bloomberg in May 2019 he'd found no evidence that Joe or Hunter Biden had committed any wrongdoing. »

Election Poll: A sensational week, yet a tight race remains

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In BC, the Liberals and Conservatives are tied at 30% with the NDP at 22% and the Greens at 15%.

At the same time, Andrew Scheer, Jagmeet Singh and Elizabeth May have all seen deterioration in their ratings as well.

Regionally, most in the Prairies think the Conservatives will win with about one in four thinking the Liberals will win. »

Astronomers watch six galaxies suddenly fire up into quasars

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It can take thousands, millions or even billions of years for stars and galaxies to evolve.

The galaxies in question started off in a class known as low-ionization nuclear emission line region (LINER) galaxies.

We want to know how such massive amounts of gas and dust can suddenly start falling into a black hole. »