The Daily Populous

Tuesday October 26th, 2021 day edition

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The Rolling Stone article claimed that protest organizers worked directly with Republican lawmakers or their top staff, as well as White House staffers.

It also alleged that Arizona Representative Paul Gosar told organizers that Trump was prepared to issue them a preemptive "blanket pardon."

The report was based on anonymous interviews with the purported organizers and Newsweek has not independently verified the article's claims.

"I have angry tears right now," tweeted New York Representative Grace Meng, a Democrat.

Countless people have asked if I've been ok since & I've always answered truthfully that i was fine.

Countless people have asked if I’ve been ok since & I’ve always answered truthfully that i was fine.

Every Member of Congress that helped to plan the attempted coup of our government shouldn’t be allowed to serve in Congress. »

$200 million in gold extracted in Amazon mine through illegal licenses

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Located inside a conservation area, the company has extracted 32 times more gold than the projected estimate it made to the regulating agency.

An embargo has been placed on Gana Gold along with R$ 10 million (US$ 2 million) in fines following reports of illegal activity.

The embargo affects the entire 4,000-hectare area of the Gana Gold mining process within the Tapajós Environmentally Protected Area. »

Kick insurrectionists out of Congress

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Meadows, these seven legislators, and all their alleged co-conspirators should be banned from Congress — forever.

Multiple Republican members of Congress were in constant contact with people who planned the Jan. 6 insurrection, reports Hunter Walker at Rolling Stone .

He instructed insurrectionists to "carry the message to Capitol Hill ... [because] the fight begins today." »

Amazon's warehouse workers in Staten Island file petition for union election

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A coalition of Amazon warehouse workers in New York City have officially filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday.

The milestone comes some six months after a high-profile union bid by Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, who sought to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

Smalls told ABC News on Friday that they have more than 2,000 workers who have signed union cards, and they plan to deliver these to the NLRB's office on Monday to file for the union election for four facilities in Staten Island. »

Extreme couponers were sent to prison in $31.8 million fraud scheme

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New York (CNN Business) The FBI is revealing new details about a $31.8 million counterfeit coupon scheme that landed a Virginia Beach couple in prison for nearly 20 years, combined.

Talens, who is considered the mastermind of the scheme, would create fake coupons with discounts "near or even over" an item's retail value.

The three-year scheme was discovered by the Coupon Information Corporation, which received a tip that someone was making and mailing fraudulent coupons. »