The Daily Populous

Thursday January 16th, 2020 day edition

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When asked if Pence was aware of the quid pro quo, Parnas said, "I'm going to use a famous quote from [Ambassador Gordon] Sondland.

Newsweek reached out to the White House for comment but did not receive a response in time for publication.

Parnas said that Pence was scheduled to be a guest at Zelenskiy's inauguration.

But Parnas told Zelenskiy's senior aide Sergei Schaffer that if the investigation were not announced, then the relationship between Ukraine and the U.S. would become "sour.".

"It was particularly Vice President Mike Pence.".

Parnas said he was positive Pence canceled his trip to the inauguration because of the disagreement between the U.S. and Ukraine.

"Why would President Zelenzkiy's inner circle, or Minister Avakov, or all these people, or President Poroshenko meet with me?" »

What It’s Like to Nearly Die From the Venom of a Blue-Ringed Octopus

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With her mellow nature and yellowish-brown skin that matched the rocks, she was patiently waiting for a delicious crab to scuttle by.

Even when you leaned over her, she tried to warn you by flashing those bright blue rings dappling her body.

You get hooked up to a ventilator, the machine forcing air into your lungs because your diaphragm is paralyzed. »

Confederate Officially Axed: HBO Confirms Controversial Slavery Drama From Game of Thrones EPs Is Dead

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Recap of the Saga's First 8 Films -- Watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Debuts During Monday Night Football.

With Game of Thrones EPs David Benioff and D.B. Weiss now tethered to Netflix via a mega-bucks overall deal, HBO president Casey Bloys officially confirms to TVLine that the pair’s long-gestating, controversial slavery drama Confederate will not be moving forward.

Last fall, the duo walked away from the Star Wars project, citing the demands of their new deal with Netflix. »

73% of Canadians don’t want to cover costs for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle: poll

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The overwhelming majority of Canadians aren’t on board with paying for costs associated with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle living in the country, according to a new poll.

Nineteen per cent of respondents said they would be OK with paying some costs, but not all.

In 2016, 38 per cent of Canadians said the monarchy should not continue, but that number is now 45 per cent. »

Dog killer dies after pet owner rams him into a brick wall with his car

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The dog owner reportedly rammed him through a brick wall while the assailant tried to get away on his scooter (Picture: Asia Wire).

A man suspected of murdering dogs with poison darts was killed when a furious owner ‘slammed him into a brick wall with his car’.

The pet owner has been arrested on manslaughter charges and is awaiting trial after one of his pets was reportedly killed by the man. »