The Daily Populous

Tuesday November 5th, 2019 morning edition

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CVS rejects Purdue student's Puerto Rican ID, asks for immigration papers to buy cold medicine.

Arlene Payano Burgos’ point, writing from her home in Cayey, Puerto Rico: Her son “is, in fact, a United States citizen.”.

Payano Burgos wrote in a Facebook post that was still gathering steam this weekend in West Lafayette and Purdue circles.

Whatever triggered her to discriminate against my son embodies exactly what is wrong in the United States of America today.”.

“Yes, a Puerto Rican ID is considered a valid form of identification at CVS Pharmacy,” Thibault said.

He said the store employee told him he still needed to see some sort of immigration status before he could buy the cold medicine.

Payano Burgos said she wrote it in hopes that other Puerto Rican students wouldn’t go through similar situations. »

Suspected white supremacist arrested in thwarted synagogue attack, FBI says

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FBI officials said they have arrested a 27-year-old suspected white supremacist who was allegedly planning a bombing at a Colorado synagogue.

The undercover agent connected with Holzer through a Facebook account that portrayed her as a white female who is supportive of white supremacy ideology.

The FBI said the account was one of several that Holzer allegedly used to "promote white supremacy ideology" and racially-motivated acts of violence. »

Exclusive: Giuliani associate Parnas will comply with Trump impeachment inquiry - lawyer

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Parnas, who helped Giuliani look for dirt on Trump’s political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, is a key figure in the impeachment inquiry that is examining whether Trump abused his office for personal political gain.

Parnas rebuffed a request from three House of Representatives committees last month to provide documents and testimony.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has coffee with Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, U.S. September 20, 2019. »