The Daily Populous

Sunday July 5th, 2020 day edition

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Mark Kelly calls for investigation into Trump's handling of possible Russian bounties.

Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, the Democratic Senate candidate in Arizona, called for an investigation into the handling by President Donald Trump and his administration of intelligence reports suggesting Russia offered bounties for murdering U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

"We can't allow the Russian intelligence agency to take these kinds of actions and then as a nation not respond," he said.

"We've got to have the backs of our troops, especially when they are in a combat theater.".

Kelly called for a proportional response against Russia, perhaps in the form of economic action or sanctions.

She faces a primary challenge from the right in businessman Daniel McCarthy but is widely expected to face Kelly in November.

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A rare case of brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in Florida

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(CNN) A case of a rare, brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in Florida.

The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the confirmed case of Naegleria fowleri -- a microscopic single-celled amoeba that can infect and destroy the brain.

Since 1962, there have only been 37 reported cases of the amoeba in Florida. »

Ohio ice cream shop asks customers to stop yelling at teenage employees about mask requirement

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"I've been trying not to say anything, but it is getting out of control," she wrote on the Facebook page for Mootown Creamery, a homemade ice cream shop in Berea, Ohio.

The young girls she’s referring to are the teenage employees at Mootown Creamery, which include her own daughters, who have been called “paranoid,” “anti-American” and other expletives by customers upset at the state’s requirement that employers and employees wear face coverings.

The store also asks that customers wear masks, but they are not mandated by the government. »

Lost On The Frontline

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He was put on a ventilator but died, leaving behind his wife, four children, two stepchildren and 11 grandchildren.

He died on April 30 and was buried next to his youngest son, Greg, who died in 2014.

She is one of three workers at the facility who have died of COVID-19; two residents also died. »