The Daily Populous

Thursday October 21st, 2021 evening edition

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That is painfully true in California, where AAA said the state average for a gallon of gasoline is $4.52. It’s much higher in the rural town of Gorda, where the cost of a gallon is a mind-numbing $7.59 a gallon, KFSN reported.

Premium gas tops off at $8.50 per gallon, the television station reported.

đź‘ż Gas prices are at a 7-year high and likely won't drop before Halloween this year.

The gas station in Gorda is the only one in town.

The national average for a gallon of gas is $3.35, according to AAA.

According to GasBuddy, the nation’s average gas price has increased 2.9 cents in the last week, to $3.34.

“With OPEC holding back oil production and strong global oil demand, the situation will no doubt pave the road with even higher gas prices in the weeks ahead. »

The New Cold War

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Yes if we mean a protracted international rivalry, for cold wars in this sense are as old as history itself.

What, then, might previous contests—the one and only Cold War and the many earlier cold wars—suggest about this one?.

There’s no way to know for sure what deterrence in the Cold War deterred: that’s a history that didn’t happen. »

Workers Dress As Squid Game Guards In South Korean General Strike

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Union workers in South Korea donned Squid Game costumes during a rally this week after the show's themes hit a little close to home.

As you can see in the tweet above, a number of the union workers protesting dressed like Squid Game guards.

Squid Game has also gained popularity so quickly that the guards' masks are already instantly recognizable on a global level. »

God of War (2018) is coming to PC

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We’re thrilled to announce that God of War (2018) will be coming to PC on January 14, 2022!

We appreciate your continued support of God of War and hope that this version of the game will create a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience for returning and new God of War fans alike.

If you would like to pre-purchase God of War for PC, it is now available on both Steam and Epic Games Store. »

Is Iran Ready For Great Power Competition In The South Caucasus? – Analysis

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Now the West is distracted from Azerbaijan-Iran tensions, which might have wider ramifications for future realignment in the South Caucasus.

Iran sustained a delicate balance of power where it supported Armenia, but also maintained positive ties with Azerbaijan, especially under Hasan Rouhani’s moderate presidency.

Great power competition has come to the South Caucasus, and Iran will have to adjust to an intense rivalry with Turkey. »