The Daily Populous

Friday August 13rd, 2021 night edition

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has described the fact that members of Congress are permitted to buy and sell stocks as "absolutely wild.".

Rand's disclosure of the purchase on Wednesday came 16 months after the 45-day reporting deadline required by the STOCK Act.

It is absolutely wild that members of Congress are still allowed to buy and sell individual stock.

We’ve introduced legislation to end the practice, but as one can imagine it’s a very uphill battle to pass.

Walter Shaub, a former director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, tweeted: "Members of Congress shouldn't be allowed to buy and sell stocks.".

Ocasio-Cortez shared Shaub's tweet, adding: "It is absolutely wild that members of Congress are still allowed to buy and sell individual stock.

The move came after allegations that several senators had sold stocks based on information received in closed-door briefings about COVID-19, prompting investigations. »

Man says he killed his kids over QAnon conspiracy theories and "serpent DNA," fearing they'd become "monsters"

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Coleman said "he believed his children were going to grow into monsters so he had to kill them," according to the court document.

A farmworker found the children's bodies on Monday at a ranch near Rosarito in Baja California, authorities there have said.

The family's neighbors in Santa Barbara told CBS L.A. they're shocked and that Coleman seemed like a good family man. »

Why Halo Infinite's bots won't teabag you

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So we come to the upcoming Halo Infinite which has, for the first time in the series, bots.

Developer 343 used the recent Halo Infinite technical preview to gather feedback on bot behaviour and online performance.

But some Halo Infinite players did report what looked like bots teabagging human opponents during the technical preview. »

Kentucky Sen. Paul failed to disclose wife’s stock trade

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In a statement, a Paul spokeswoman Kelsey Cooper said Kelley Paul used her own earnings to make the investment, which she lost money on.

She said the failure by the senator, who is an eye surgeon, to disclose the trade was an oversight.

Gilead stock traded for about $75 a share on the day Kelley Paul made her purchase. »