The Daily Populous

Tuesday November 5th, 2019 night edition

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A "constitutional carry" gun law in Oklahoma took effect Friday.

Also known as permitless carry, the law lets some Oklahomans carry a firearm in public without a license.

Firearms are still prohibited in public buildings, bars, casinos and schools, and at professional sporting events.

Oklahoma's Supreme Court and a county judge this week rejected Oklahoma City Democratic Rep. Jason Lowe's requests to hold off on the law.

The petition would have stopped the law from taking effect and made it a 2020 ballot question, had it been successful.

The Oklahoma Second Amendment Association filed a protest against the petition that rendered its signatures invalid.

There are at least 16 states that have some version of a permitless carry law, according to the National Rifle Association (NRA). »

The ethics of the 4 day work week. It’s not just about the hours

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The promise followed a report (commissioned by McDonnell) from economic historian Robert Skidelsky on how to achieve shorter working hours.

It describes fewer work hours as a win-win – improving productivity for employers while giving employees what they want.

Reducing working time - the time one has to work to keep ‘body and soul alive’ - is thus a valuable ethical objective. »

Men and Women (Sort of) Speak Two Different Languages

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They are different in terms of their biology, and they show differences, on average, in terms of their and interests.

Interestingly, they found that men were significantly more likely to speak in the abstract than were women.

The authors conclude, "Across a number of varied contexts we find that men tend to communicate more abstractly than women. »

White House: claim Jared Kushner gave Saudi permission to arrest Jamal Khashoggi is 'false nonsense'

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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi (right) arriving at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

1.14pm: Surveillance footage later leaked to Turkish media shows Khashoggi walking into the main entrance of the Saudi Consulate. »

‘His Dark Materials’: BBC/HBO Show Becomes Biggest New Drama On British TV In 5 Years With 7.2M Viewers

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His Dark Materials got off to a blockbuster start for the BBC ahead of its launch on HBO tonight.

The eight-part series was the highest-rated drama premiere on any channel since BBC One’s The Musketeers was watched by 7.4M in January 2014, according to the BBC.

The channel’s biggest drama of 2019 so far was the first episode in series five of Line Of Duty, which was watched by 7.8M viewers. »