The Daily Populous

Saturday September 4th, 2021 evening edition

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Princess Mako of Japan and Kei Komoru got engaged in 2017 and are set to marry this year.

As the niece of Emperor Naruhito, Mako must let go of her royal status in order to wed a "commoner.".

She's rejected the $1.3 million handout by the Japanese government to start her new non-royal life.

Komuro, according to the publication, already lives in the US and is awaiting the results of his law exams in December.

Princess Mako is niece to Emperor Naruhito, the older brother of her father Prince Akishino.

"We are irreplaceable for one another, and we lean on each other in happy times and unhappy ones," she added.

Representatives for the Imperial Household Agency of Japan did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. »

Gunshot Victims Left Waiting as Horse Dewormer Overdoses Overwhelm Oklahoma Hospitals, Doctor Says

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This week, Dr. Jason McElyea told KFOR the overdoses are causing backlogs in rural hospitals, leaving both beds and ambulance services scarce.

“The ERs are so backed up that gunshot victims were having hard times getting to facilities where they can get definitive care and be treated,” McElyea said.

“There’s a reason you have to have a doctor to get a prescription for this stuff because it can be dangerous,” McElyea said. »

In Win For Abortion Providers, Texas State Court Grants Restraining Order Against Texas Right To Life

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AUSTIN — Today, the District Court for Travis County granted a temporary restraining order against Texas Right to Life and its associates, stopping them from suing abortion providers and health care workers at Planned Parenthood health centers in Texas under the newly in-effect “sue thy neighbor” abortion ban, S.B. 8.

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed the law, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, to go into effect on Wednesday.

Earlier this week, the Travis County court issued restraining orders against Texas Right to Life on behalf of several individual plaintiffs in several separate cases. »

Groups of Afghan women brave Taliban-controlled streets to demand rights

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On Thursday, a small group of women marched toward the office of the governor of Herat, to demand equal rights and opportunities.

“We are concerned about the issues of human rights in Afghanistan, notably on the rights of women,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Friday.

Afghan women’s rights activists say they are still seeking clarity on the Taliban’s interpretation of Sharia law. »

Delivery man get death for trafficking 299.09 gm cannabis

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KUALA LUMPUR: A delivery man broke down in tears when the High Court here today sentenced him to death by hanging after finding him guilty on a charge with trafficking in 299.09 grammes of cannabis into the country three years ago.

“The defence also failed to rebut the balance of probabilities on the presumption of trafficking under Section 37.

(da) (vi) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. “Therefore, the court found the accused guilty of the charges against him. »