The Daily Populous

Monday September 7th, 2020 evening edition

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Unidentified masked men snatched the leading Belarusian opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova from the street in the centre of the capital, Minsk, on Monday and drove her away in a minivan, witnesses told local media.

Kolesnikova was reportedly seized soon after 10am local time while walking close to Minsk’s national art museum.

On Sunday, more than 100,000 people marched on the president’s residence, calling on him to quit.

She fled to neighbouring Lithuania in early August, from where she posted a video indicating she had faced an ultimatum involving her family.

On 7 September, it was reported she was abducted by unidentified masked men from the street in the capital, Minsk.

Speaking to the local news website, a woman identified as Anastasia said she spotted Kolesnikova in the street.

Kolesnikova and other members of Babaryko’s campaign team last month announced the creation of a new opposition party called Together. »

Trump reportedly took home $750,000 worth of art from the home of the US ambassador to France in 2018 after canceling a World War I cemetery visit

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The 2018 decision caused stress for officials but was deemed legal as the art is US property, the report said.

President Donald Trump took home art from the residence of the US ambassador to France during the 2018 visit in which he canceled a journey to visit American World War I dead, according to a new Bloomberg report.

Trump was also told the bust of Franklin was a replica after White House art curators studied it, according to Bloomberg. »

A gender reveal sparked a wildfire in California that's grown to over 7,000 acres

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A "smoke-generating pyrotechnic device" used at the party sparked the El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino County, Cal Fire said in a press release.

ET) at the El Dorado Ranch Park in Yucaipa and spread from the park north on to Yucaipa Ridge, according to the release.

It has since grown to 7,400 acres as of Monday and is just 7% contained, the Cal Fire incident website shows. »

New Study: Vitamin D reduces risk of ICU admission 97%

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In the statistically adjusted results, vitamin D reduced the odds of ICU admission by 97%.

There is enough evidence for vitamin D supplementation to be recommended to everyone at risk of vitamin D, especially those at high risk.

Conclusion: Universal intake of up to 40,000 IU vitamin D per day is unlikely to result in vitamin D toxicity.”. »