The Daily Populous

Monday July 5th, 2021 day edition

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An admiral intent on catching the U.S. military base unprepared was aware of this meteorological phenomenon.

Pitching in the heavy seas, the admiral held his planes until just before dawn when they were 60 miles offshore.

Fighters led the charge, strafing across the airfield, knocking out the planes on the ground before any aerial defense could lift off.

With air domination achieved, dive bombers and torpedo planes freely followed, raining down on the vessels in the harbor.

The first U.S. aircraft carrier ever built — the USS Langley — was commissioned in 1922 after being converted from a coal carrier.

Thus, the Navy administration voted down the idea of reorganizing itself around the importance of air power.

King took a single aircraft carrier escorted by destroyers to attack Pearl Harbor from the air. »

Tensions Flare as White Supremacists March in Front of Philly City Hall

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A group of white supremacists marched in front of Philadelphia City Hall Saturday night, drawing jeers from onlookers, as well as small scuffles.

Approximately 200 members of the group Patriot Front wore white face coverings, khakis, blue shirts and tan hats and waved flags with their group insignias.

They were seen approaching from Market Street before walking in front of City Hall around 10:45 p.m. »

World’s largest ever four day week trial in Iceland ‘overwhelming success’

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The world’s largest ever trial of a four-day working week and reduced working time in Iceland was an “overwhelming success” and should be tested in the UK, researchers have said.

Icelandic trade union federations, which collectively negotiate wages and conditions for most Icelandic employees, have already begun to negotiate reduced working hours as a result.

The trials were launched by Reykjavik city council and the Icelandic national government after pressure from trade unions and civil society groups. »

Trump could be called to testify before House Jan. 6 panel, Clyburn says

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The House voted 222-190 on Wednesday to establish the committee to probe the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Trump framed the charges as an ongoing political witch hunt that attacks “good people” for not paying taxes.

On Thursday, the Trump Organization pleaded not guilty to charges that included tax fraud and falsifying business records. »