The Daily Populous

Wednesday January 13rd, 2021 evening edition

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'I am not a terrorist': Retired Navy SEAL speaks after Capitol siege The Navy veteran said he wanted lawmakers to be left "shaking in their shoes.".

A retired U.S. Navy SEAL is facing questions from the FBI after boasting in a Facebook video about "breaching the Capitol" last Wednesday after traveling to Washington to join a rally for President Donald Trump, an assault he said in the video that he hoped would ignite a "positive revolution.".

The video shows Adam Newbold, 45, from Lisbon, Ohio, who the Navy confirmed is a retired reserve SEAL special warfare operator, in a car on his return home from Washington, telling his Facebook followers that he was "proud" of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building earlier that day.

And, um, to get in you had to destroy doors and windows to get in," Newbold says in the video.

The video has been deleted from Facebook, but a copy of it was obtained by ABC News.

Retired Marine Mick Mulroy and retired Navy SEAL Eric Oehlerich, both ABC News contributors, said in a joint statement that "as members of the military, we fought to defend our constitutionally guaranteed right to free speech.

But he also admits that in the video made after the incursion, he presented a much different tone than the one he has since adopted. »

Matt Hancock praises free school meals before being reminded he voted against them

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Health secretary Matt Hancock has been reminded that he voted against free school meals - after he praised the government for providing them.

He told Good Morning Britain: "I'm really glad we're able to send out food for those who receive free school meals when schools are in, and I'm really glad we're able to do that when schools are out.".

"Well I'm really glad we're able to put it into place," responded Hancock. »

Biomarkers in fathers’ sperm linked to offspring autism

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Biomarkers in human sperm have been identified that can indicate a propensity to father children with autism spectrum disorder.

Then in a set of blind tests, the researchers were able to use the presence of these features to determine whether other men had fathered autistic children with 90% accuracy.

They tested their findings by attempting to identify fathers who did or did not have autistic children just from their sperm samples. »

Apple launches major new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative projects to challenge systemic racism, advance racial equity nationwide

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Later this year, Apple will open an Apple Developer Academy in Detroit — the first of its kind in the US.

Detroit has a vibrant Black entrepreneur and developer community, with over 50,000 Black-owned businesses, according to US Census data.

Apple’s contribution to The King Center joins the company’s previous donations to nonprofit organizations that advance equity and justice, including the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. »

Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption

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The report warns that climate-induced mass migrations, more pandemics and conflicts over resources will be inevitable unless urgent action is taken.

Dealing with the enormity of the problem requires far-reaching changes to global capitalism, education and equality, the paper says.

A coral reef dominated by algae in Seychelles ... the climate crisis is changing the composition of ecosystems. »