The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 25th, 2019 day edition

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday accused the United States of being the main instigator of terrorism in the Middle East.

"Today, America, unfortunately, is the supporter of terrorism in our region, and wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded in the wake," Rouhani told Fox News's Chris Wallace Christopher (Chris) WallaceIranian president asserts 'wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded' Amash says Sanford presidential bid won't impact decision on whether he runs in 2020 Trump labels GOP challengers the 'Three Stooges' MORE.

The Iranian leader said he was "amazed at the interpretations of Mr. Trump vis-à-vis terrorism," and pointed to U.S. actions in Syria as an example of what he characterized as terrorism in the Middle East.

"The country that is present and flying over the air space of and bombarding the soil of the country of Syria without permission of the government is the United States of America," Rouhani explained to Wallace.

During his speech at the U.N. on Tuesday, Trump warned Iran against an escalation of malign activity in the Middle East amid rising tensions between the two nations.

The U.S. last week hit Iran's central bank with additional tariffs in response to attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia have blamed the attacks, which were claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, on Iran. »

Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry, but leaves some questions

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House will move forward with a formal impeachment inquiry, but Democrats said it was not clear what form that inquiry will take or how quickly it will lead to a decision on whether to vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Pelosi did not say whether the full House would vote to formalize the impeachment inquiry or whether the six committee investigations would be condensed into a single probe.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Pelosi’s decision to bring a formal impeachment inquiry is not a new development. »

Ben Stiller Feels the Tropic Thunder

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Dale and I emailed a bit maybe about six or seven years ago when I was telling him about the idea.

We were going to do like this two-day intensive boot camp in Hawaii when the guys got there for rehearsal.

We either do the two day boot camp or we can do a cast dinner on Saturday night.” »

Cheddar-gate: French chef sues Michelin Guide, claiming he lost a star for using cheddar

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A French chef is suing the Michelin Guide – the standard bearer for haute cuisine – after having lost one of his three coveted stars without explanation, his lawyer said Tuesday, aside from having been accused of using cheddar in a cheese soufflé.

Veyrat claims the downgrade came after a Michelin inspector mistakenly thought he had adulterated a cheese soufflé with English Cheddar instead of using France's Reblochon, Beaufort and Tomme varieties.

"I put saffron in it, and the gentleman who came thought it was cheddar because it was yellow. »