The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 3rd, 2021 day edition

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Christian Porter has identified himself as the Cabinet minister who is facing a historical rape allegation.

Key points: Christian Porter says he will not stand down as Australia's Attorney-General.

"I can say categorically that what has been put in various forms in allegations, simply did not happen," an emotional Mr Porter said.

An anonymous letter sent to the Prime Minister had accused Mr Porter of raping a woman in Sydney in 1988, long before he entered politics.

On Tuesday, New South Wales Police said there was "insufficient admissible evidence" to investigate, and that the case was now closed.

Watch Duration: 55 seconds 55 s Christian Porter says he will not stand down as Attorney-General.

Mr Porter said he spoke with Mr Morrison on that day, and said he retained the Prime Minister's "full backing". »

Staff at some major U.S. firms to keep masks on in Texas even as state lifts mandate

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Abbott’s executive order lifts all mask requirements statewide and forbids any local jurisdiction from penalizing residents for not wearing a face covering.

GM, which employs about 13,500 people in Texas, said it would also maintain status quo in the state, with regards to its employees wearing masks.

As of Monday, 35 U.S. states, along with the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, mandate that residents wear face masks in public. »

The biggest jazz star you've never heard of

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She believed she had a responsibility to stem the tide of paranoia that gained momentum by the day.

Speaking with a voice that simultaneously conveyed clarity and nuance, strength and warmth, she knew what she was doing.

Her whole family played and her mother, Alma, an aspiring concert pianist, taught music to help make ends meet. »

Study suggests that men and women actually prefer not to split household and childcare tasks equally

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For example, the study found that women enjoyed childcare tasks more than men did and also reported a greater desire for responsibility for these tasks compared to men.

Bleske-Rechek and Gunseor say that one theory is that gender differences in preferred family roles were selected through evolution.

The researchers say these gender differences in traits and values might impact how men and women prioritize certain household tasks. »

Capitol riot was act of terrorism – FBI director

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FBI Director Chris Wray yesterday accused supporters of Donald Trump, who carried out a deadly January 6 attack on the US Capitol, of domestic terrorism.

It’s behaviour that we, the FBI, view as domestic ­terrorism.”.

The FBI made 180 arrests related to domestic terrorism during 2020 using a mix of federal, state and local charges, the official added. »