The Daily Populous

Saturday September 25th, 2021 morning edition

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President Joe Biden will not use executive privilege to protect former President Donald Trump by hiding his records from an investigation into the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday.

A journalist had asked Psaki at a briefing about comments Trump had made regarding his intent to use executive privilege to block subpoenas issued to former Trump advisors by the House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 attack.

Psaki said she was not aware of any outreach from the former president and said the administration does not "get regular outreach" from the Trump camp.

In regards to how the Biden administration would proceed, she offered the following comments:.

"The president has already concluded that it would not be appropriate to assert executive privilege," she said.

"And so, we will respond promptly to these questions as they arise and certainly as they come up from Congress. »

Pregnant Women Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pass Protection to Their Newborns; High Levels of Antibodies Found In Infants [Study]

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Offering some encouragement to do so, scientists have stated that mothers who are vaccinated against COVID-19 during pregnancy pass high levels of antibodies to their babies.

Despite this, "it is encouraging that neonatal antibody levels are high if women are vaccinated," expressed Dr.

According to the team, further research is required to ascertain the effectiveness of the antibodies in infants and the duration of protection. »

Sham audit backfires on Arizona GOP, Biden won by a wider margin

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The facts were unambiguous: President Joe Biden narrowly defeated Donald Trump in the Grand Canyon State last fall.

The three-volume report by the Cyber Ninjas, the Senate's lead contractor, includes results that show Trump lost by a wider margin than the county's official election results.

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman also noted in May that Trump had told people the Arizona audit "could undo" the 2020 presidential election. »

The Future of Conquest

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Instead, they use a different strategy: seize a small piece of territory quickly and with minimal bloodshed, then try to avoid war.

Some believe these wars are a glimpse into the future, while conquest is a relic of the past.

Sudden seizures of small territories will continue to be the most common spark for wars and near wars between powerful nations. »

China announces complete ban on cryptocurrencies

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The People's Bank of China (PBoC) has announced that all cryptocurrency-related financial activities are illegal, including transactions, providing pricing services, and launching new tokens.

It follows another ban announced in May in China on financial institutions and payment companies providing services related to cryptocurrencies - causing the value of Bitcoin to plummet by more than 20%.

The announcement added that the central bank had established a coordination mechanism to deal with the risks posed by cryptocurrencies alongside China's main security and regulatory bodies, and mentioned tracking transactions and mining activities. »