The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 1st, 2021 day edition

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Angela Merkel will become the first German chancellor to step down entirely by choice.

Instead, Merkel will pass the baton as the first German chancellor to step down entirely by choice, with a whole generation of voters never knowing another person at the top.

Her supporters say she provided steady, pragmatic leadership through countless global crises as a moderate and unifying figure.

Many hail Merkel as a welcome counter-balance to the big, brash men of global politics Dominique JACOVIDES POOL/AFP.

Six years on, she lamented this month, the European Union appears no closer to a unified policy on migration.

Merkel kept the name of her first husband, whom she married in 1977 and divorced five years later.

Although her name has come up on wish lists for key EU or United Nations posts, Merkel has said she will leave politics altogether. »

Hotel bellboy left fortune by wealthy guest never has to work again thanks to life-changing gift

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A wealthy tourist has changed the life of a hotel bellboy after leaving him the majority of a substantial inheritance.

British man Charles George Courtney was a regular guest Korur De Lux Hotel in Kusadasi, Turkey, which is where the pair crossed paths.

During his 31 years as a bellboy in the hotel, Taskin Dasdan struck up a friendship with the Brit, who was always generous to staff. »

Texas school system closes after 2 teachers die of COVID-19

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WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas school district closed its schools until after the Labor Day holiday Tuesday after two teachers died last week of COVID-19.

Chansler’s death came days after David McCormick, 59, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Connally Junior High, died of COVID-19, Bottelberghe said.

Connally High School football coach Terry Gerik says the Cadets will play La Vega as scheduled Friday night. »

‘You went to Cancun’: Ted Cruz mocked for tweeting ‘America doesn’t leave Americans behind’

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attempted to criticize the handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan by saying that “America doesn’t leave Americans behind.”

Cruz quote tweeted a video from CNN that was shared by the Republican National Committee late on Monday night.

It’s been a rough day online for Cruz, who also incorrectly claimed the Taliban hung a person from a U.S. helicopter. »

Rumour: Nintendo Will Expand Its Switch Online Service With Game Boy And Game Boy Color Titles

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In the latest "Nate the Hate" podcast, known insider 'NateDrake' talks about how Nintendo might be adding Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles in the coming weeks.

While the purpose of the remaining emulators still hasn't been revealed, both Nate and his co-host 'MVG' believe the third one 'Hiyoko' is likely for "Game Boy and Game Boy Color" titles.

Nintendo Life has also confirmed with its own sources that Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles are likely coming to the Switch Online service "really soon". »