The Daily Populous

Sunday September 19th, 2021 day edition

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Texas passed a grim milestone on Friday, with the state officially recording its 60,000th death due to COVID-19.

State health officials reported 377 deaths on Friday, pushing the Texas COVID-19 death toll to 60,357.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, one in 480 Texans have died from COVID-19.

Texas has the second-most COVID-19 deaths in the country, only behind California.

Deaths dropped in the spring after a deadly winter, but have accelerated again statewide in the past two months due to the spread of the delta variant.

Just 49.4 percent of Texans eligible for the COVID-19 shot are fully vaccinated. »

Texas doctor who provided abortion in violation of new law: 'I had a duty of care'

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In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month not to block Texas’ new abortion law, Braid wrote, “For me, it is 1972 all over again.”.

He went on to say that the new Texas law, known as S.B. 8, “shut down about 80 percent of the abortion services we provide.”.

The doctor, who noted that his clinics are among the plaintiffs represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights in the federal lawsuit aimed at stopping the Texas abortion ban, added that he believes “abortion is an essential part of health care.”. »

Trinidad & Tobagao Has Confirmed They Have No Record of Nicki Minaj's Cousin's Friend's Swollen Balls

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Because on Monday, Nicki Minaj went on a Twitter tirade about the Covid-19 vaccine and reasons that she is holding off on getting vaccinated.

A mere fifteen minutes later, she launched another tweet, offering an anecdote about her cousin's friend who lives in Trindad & Tobago.

The internet had a real treat on its hands, making fun of poor Nicki Minaj's cousin's friend and his large testicle. »

Aukus: France’s ambassador recall is ‘tip of the iceberg’, say analysts

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A visibly angry Jean-Yves le Drian, the French foreign minister, accused the Americans and Australians of “lies and duplicity” over the Aukus deal.

“When we see the US president with the Australian prime minister announce a new agreement, with Boris Johnson, the breach of trust is profound.

Le Drian had already described the trilateral Aukus security pact – including the submarine deal – as a “stab in the back”. »