The Daily Populous

Monday September 14th, 2020 morning edition

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Hamilton Chief of Police Tony Yocham, who lost the Republican nomination for Somervell County Sheriff back in April, was arrested Saturday morning by the Texas Rangers on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child.

He was bonded out of the Johnson County Jail at $500,000.

According to Somervell Chief Deputy Dwayne Griffin, the county sheriff’s had enough probable cause to hand off the information to the Texas Rangers.

Lonny Haschel, Lieutenant Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Highway Patrol Media & Communications said, as a result of the Texas Rangers investigation, “Tony Yocham was arrested and booked into the Johnson County jail on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child.”.

The Texas Ranger investigation is ongoing.

No additional information is currently available. »

Trump repeats California 'forest management' is to blame for wildfires despite it being dismissed as 'devastating lie'

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After repeating his false claim that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is “hiding” in his “basement” during the campaign, Mr Trump touted his busy travel schedule.

Mr Trump has expressed a reluctance to send aid to California during the current wildfire crisis as well as past ones throughout his administration.

“Maybe we're just going to have to make them pay for it because they don't listen to us,” Mr Trump said. »

Biden campaign plans to run ad during every NFL game until Election Day

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NPR reported Sunday that the former vice president's campaign has purchased at least one advertising slot for every game between now and Election Day, with a campaign spokesperson confirming the plan to NPR.

The news comes as Biden's campaign has closed in on the Trump campaign's formerly-large cash advantage in recent months.

The Biden campaign did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill. »

Israel to Shut Down Nation for Three Weeks to Contain COVID Spread

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Israel is reported to be the first country to impose such a measure on a national level.

Netanyahu has been previously criticized for his response to the pandemic, including reopening the economy too quickly.

A recent report from the country's coronavirus information center said that the growing rate of infections is bringing hospitals to maximum capacity. »

Prince Andrew will be ‘left out’ of plans for Philip’s 100th birthday

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Prince Andrew faces being ‘airbrushed’ out of his father’s 100th birthday celebrations next year, it’s been reported.

Prince Philip’s 100th birthday in June comes in the same year the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne.

Prince Andrew was pictured lunching with the Queen on the Balmoral estate this week, amid talks he had travelled to Scotland for ‘crisis talks’. »