The Daily Populous

Friday December 18th, 2020 night edition

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Sweden’s king said in a new address that the country’s strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19 has “failed” as the fatality count in the Scandinavian country continues to rise.

We have a large number who have died and that is terrible.

It is something we all have to suffer with,” the king said in comments that were released on Thursday and will be broadcast in full on Monday, as translated by the Financial Times.

Sweden has resisted implementing a nationwide lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, unlike many of its fellow European nations.

However, Swedish officials are reportedly considering implementing lockdowns as some of the country’s intensive care units reach capacity, The New York Times reported this week.

Sweden has reported approximately 1,700 COVID-19 fatalities in the last month, compared to approximately 100 deaths each in Finland and Norway.

The king, asked if he was afraid of becoming infected with the coronavirus, said that “Lately, it has felt more noticeable. »

Son wins lawsuit after mom throws away his best porno mags

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His attorney, Miles Greengard, contends that his client should receive treble damages, which is allowed under his claim of conversion of property.

The parents had called police on Aug. 23, 2017, over an “incident” and asked that their son leave for at least three days.

The son repeatedly contacted his parents and tried to retrieve his property from their home, the judge said. »

Russia can’t use its name and flag at the next 2 Olympics

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The ruling on whether Russia can keep its name and flag for the Olympics will be announced on Thursday Dec. 17, 2020.

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo the Russian national flag, right, flies after it is hoisted next to the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. »

Boris Johnson’s father caught getting on tube without mask in fourth breach of Covid rules

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Boris Johnson’s father was spotted appearing to breach coronavirus restrictions for a fourth time after getting on a London Tube train without wearing a face covering before boarding.

He has also been caught on camera failing to wear a mask in a London shop and a Greek airport.

In October, Boris Johnson’s father was spotted breaching coronavirus rules three times in a single week. »

Rand Paul Is “Very, Very Concerned” With Eligible Voters Voting

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Paul is the most recent of a number of GOP elected officials who have asserted that low voting rates are key to their electoral success.

“I’m very, very concerned that if you solicit votes from typically non-voters, that you will affect and change the outcome,” he continued.

(Here, Paul seems to be joining new Alabama senator Tommy Tuberville in thinking that the House—not the judiciary—is the third branch of government.). »