The Daily Populous

Tuesday October 27th, 2020 night edition

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A parrot whose cries of alarm alerted his owner when a little girl choked on her breakfast has been honored as a hero.

Willie, a Quaker parrot, has been given the local Red Cross chapter's Animal Lifesaver Award.

In November, Willie's owner, Megan Howard, was baby-sitting for a toddler.

Howard left the room and the little girl, Hannah, started to choke on her breakfast.

Willie repeatedly yelled "Mama, baby" and flapped his wings, and Howard returned in time to find the girl already turning blue.

Howard saved Hannah by performing the Heimlich maneuver but said Willie "is the real hero.".

Willie got his award during a "Breakfast of Champions" event Friday attended by Gov. Bill Ritter and Mayor John Hickenlooper. »

Nasa Moon announcement: Water definitively found on lunar surface

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Water has been definitively found on the Moon, Nasa has said, and there are a set of “water traps” that could hold it stably.

Nasa was keen to stress that the amount of water is very limited, with the new discovery representing only around one per cent of the amount of water found in the Sahara desert.

Prof Hayne added: "If we're right, water is going to be more accessible for drinking water, for rocket fuel, everything that Nasa needs water for.". »

Ted Cruz claimed that Trump didn't promise to cut the federal debt. But eliminating it was a major part of the president's 2016 campaign — and he hasn't come close.

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Sen. Ted Cruz said in a recent Axios interview that President Donald Trump never promised to cut the federal debt.

Sen. Ted Cruz claimed that President Donald Trump didn't pledge during his 2016 campaign to cut the federal debt.

The Federal Reserve is also expected to keep interest rates near zero through 2023, decreasing the cost of borrowing money. »

100,000 under evacuation orders as strong winds fan California wildfire

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They each suffered second- and third-degree burns over large portions of their bodies and were intubated at a hospital, officials said.

The "shut-offs probably did prevent dangerous fires last night," Daniel Swain, a climate scientist with UCLA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research, said on Twitter.

Officials extended a red flag extreme fire danger warning through 5 p.m. Tuesday for the region's eastern and northern mountainous areas. »