The Daily Populous

Thursday June 17th, 2021 evening edition

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“This is a dirty political tactic that has caused a lot of people a lot of stress and is completely unnecessary,” he said.

She said she made it because she was concerned about Braddock’s “unhinged” dislike of Luna that he had previously expressed.

He also made rambling statements about getting financial help from fellow Freemasons or by somehow importing millions of dollars from Malta and Gibraltar.

Braddock went on to explain that he didn’t think Luna could win in the general election.

Already, two state lawmakers and a former Obama administration official have entered the race, with others expected to jump in.

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz in the Panhandle is still batting back accusations in an ongoing federal sex trafficking probe.

Democratic Rep. Val Demings is leaving her Orlando seat to run for Senate, causing a mad scramble to replace her. »

Kerala: Sister Lucy, Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop, Ordered to Leave Convent

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This comes after her appeals to legal forums within the Catholic Church against her dismissal on “disciplinary grounds” were rejected.

In January 2019, Kalappura had protested against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of raping a fellow nun between 2014 and 2016.

Meanwhile, Bishop Mulakkal, who is being tried by the Kottayam court for the rape, is currently out on bail. »

Study: A quarter of adults don't want children -- and they're still happy

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"Most studies haven't asked the questions necessary to distinguish 'child-free' individuals -- those who choose not to have children -- from other types of nonparents," Jennifer Watling Neal said.

The study -- published June 16 in PLOS ONE -- used a set of three questions to identify child-free individuals separately from parents and other types of nonparents.

"We also found that child-free individuals were more liberal than parents, and that people who aren't child-free felt substantially less warm toward child-free individuals.". »

It’s Official: ‘Dune’ to World Premiere at Venice Film Festival

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It’s official: Denis Villeneuve’s hotly anticipated “Dune” reboot will world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September.

As first anticipated by Variety, the fest has announced that the big budget sci-fi epic toplining Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya will world premiere in Venice out-of-competition on September 3.

Though Venice, as is customary, has not specified what talents will be attending the “Dune” premiere, it’s a safe bet that Warner Bros. will be flying in some stars. »

Mars Is a Hellhole

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Musk reads from Sagan’s book: “Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.

Someone in his position could do so many things on our little blue dot itself to help those in need. »