The Daily Populous

Wednesday January 29th, 2020 evening edition

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Man whose headaches made him vomit 'had tapeworm in brain for 10 years'.

A man whose headaches were so painful they made him vomit has finally found the source of his health problem - a tapeworm had been lodged in his brain for 10 years.

Doctors in Texas think the tapeworm had been growing slowly ever since the man - named only as Gerardo - contracted it from eating undercooked pork in Mexico more than a decade ago.

Image: The tapeworm had been lodged in the man's brain for 10 years.. Pic: KXAN.

After a complex surgery to remove the tapeworm, Gerardo said he was back to his normal self and had returned to work.

A tapeworm had also been found in his sister's brain years earlier. »

Man arrested for smoking marijuana while in court for marijuana charge

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Boston, 20, was in court Monday in Wilson County, Tennessee, facing a simple marijuana possession charge, according to Wilson County Sheriff's Department Lt. Scott Moore.

But as he stood to face Judge Haywood Barry, he began expressing his views on why weed should be legalized.

And to amplify his point, he reached into his jacket and slipped out a single marijuana cigarette. »

Trump’s legal team gave thousands in contributions to Republican senators ahead of impeachment trial

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President Trump's legal team made numerous campaign contributions to Republican senators overseeing the impeachment trial.

The right-wing Washington Times noted that "no Republican has been more active in defense of President Trump during the impeachment trial than Sen. Ted Cruz."

Trump himself came under fire after he launched a fundraising committee effort to raise money for vulnerable Republican senators ahead of his impeachment trial. »

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