The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 19th, 2021 evening edition

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Just 27 percent of respondents in the poll said Trump acted “appropriately” and that the Senate should not remove him from office.

The poll released Tuesday had a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points and surveyed 1,993 registered voters.

Among respondents overall, about 55 percent said they either “strongly” or “somewhat” approve of the Senate convicting Trump.

Overall support for a conviction has ticked up since Trump was impeached last week.

The Jan. 8-11 poll — conducted before his impeachment — found about 54 percent of respondents said they would “strongly” or “somewhat” approve of a Senate conviction if the House impeached Trump.

Trump's trial in the Senate — his second in office — won't begin until after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on Wednesday.

Now, all eyes have been on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has signaled he is open to a conviction . »

‘Peaky Blinders’ Steven Knight Says A Movie “Is Going To Happen”

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But I can say that my plan from the beginning was to end Peaky with a movie.

Executive producer Caryn Mandabach tells me, “This final season of our beloved Peaky Blinders is going to be the best one yet.

The season also delved into Tommy’s psyche and Knight over the years has said he would like to “rehabilitate” the character. »

Establishing antibiotic potential for cannabis

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The research collaboration between IMB's Centre for Superbug Solutions and Botanix Pharmaceuticals Limited could lead to the first new class of antibiotics for resistant bacteria in 60 years.

“This is the first time CBD has been shown to kill some types of Gram-negative bacteria.

These bacteria have an extra outer membrane, an additional line of defence that makes it harder for antibiotics to penetrate,” Dr Blaskovich said. »

France pays tribute to six-year-old resistance hero Marcel Pinte

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In a special ceremony, the name of Marcel Pinte was inscribed on the war memorial of Aixe-sur-Vienne, just west of the central city of Limoges.

Marcel, known as Quinquin after a children’s song, acted as a courier for resistance fighters who opposed the Nazi occupation during the second world war, slipping past enemy patrols and carrying messages under his shirt.

In 2013, he posthumously received an official card for “volunteer combatants of the resistance” from the National Office of Former Combatants and War Victims. »

Police seize firearms from Black men at Virginia rally for gun rights

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It coincides with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which honors the slain civil rights hero.

One of the Black men to have handguns confiscated unleashed an expletive-laden complaint, calling it a double-standard and an example of why many African Americans resent the police.

Despite being united in their support for gun rights, racial tensions were visible. »