The Daily Populous

Wednesday October 20th, 2021 morning edition

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So now, instead of letting the investigation unfold like an innocent person with nothing to hide would, Trump has instead sicced his lawyers on the government.

Former President Donald J. Trump sued Congress and the National Archives on Monday, seeking to block the disclosure of White House files related to his actions and communications surrounding the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

In a 26-page complaint, a lawyer for Mr. Trump argued that the materials must remain secret as a matter of executive privilege.

He said the Constitution gives the former president the right to demand their confidentiality even though he is no longer in office—and even though President Biden has refused to assert executive privilege over them.

“In a political ploy to accommodate his partisan allies, President Biden has refused to assert executive privilege over numerous clearly privileged documents requested by the committee,” Binnall wrote.

Trump’s suit names Thompson and David Ferriero, the head of the National Archives, as defendants. »

Pope calls for universal basic income, shorter working day

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In a video message to the Fourth World Meeting of Popular Movements on Saturday, Pope Francis called for a universal basic income, education, and healthcare, a shorter working day, and praised the protest movement that followed the murder of George Floyd.

The Pope also noted that minimum income is a possibility but the reduction of the working day is another.

Tags: Popular Movements, Universal Basic Income, Genocide, Ecocide, Pope Francis,. »

Students Complete Eurotrip in Solar-Powered Van They Built and Designed

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The students were due to complete a 1,800 mile road trip between Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, and Tarifa, Spain on Friday in a solar-powered van that they designed themselves, The Guardian reported.

"On a cloudy day the vehicle can still produce 60-70% of the energy," the students' team coordinator Dr. Carlo van der Weijer told The Guardian.

"If 22 students can design and build a vehicle like this in one year, then I'm sure companies could as well. »

Coming Soon: Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition

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In July 2021, we launched Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S and welcomed millions of console players to the flight simulation experience.

And today, we are pleased to announce the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year (GOTY) Edition.

We can’t wait for you to experience this expanded edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator on November 18. »

Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections

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TYLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas nurse was convicted Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors say he injected them with air following heart surgeries.

The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour before finding William George Davis, of Hallsville, guilty of capital murder involving multiple victims.

Prosecutors planned to seek the death penalty during the sentencing phase, which was scheduled to start Wednesday. »