The Daily Populous

Sunday November 28th, 2021 evening edition

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Julie Anne Genter shared incredible photos of herself riding to hospital in labour.

Green MP Julie Anne Genter cycled to hospital at 2am today while in labour, before giving birth to a healthy baby girl.

Genter shared the happy news with her followers, admitting she wasn't planning to cycle while in labour but "it did end up happening".

And amazingly now we have a healthy, happy little one sleeping, as is her dad," the Green Party MP wrote.

The MP rode her bike to hospital while contractions were two to three minutes apart.

The Green MP is a vocal advocate for safer streets for cycling and for bike riding as a widespread transport method. »

Hero of the Week: Cash Daniels

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This week, we received an email from Erin nominating 12-year-old Cash Daniels of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Five years ago, Cash, at the age of seven, heard that the Tennessee River was polluted.

He did some research and found out how many people in the area depend on that water to live. »

South African scientists brace for wave propelled by omicron

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In the space of two weeks, the omicron variant has sent South Africa from a period of low transmission to rapid growth of new confirmed cases.

“Young people, in their 20s to just over their late 30s, are coming in with moderate to severe disease, some needing intensive care.

As scientists try to learn more about omicron, the people of South Africa can take measures to protect themselves against it, said Hanekom. »

Not at Any Price: LBJ, Pakistan, and Bargaining in an Asymmetric Intelligence Relationship

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There are also records of the debates within the White House, the National Security Council, and the intelligence community over Washington’s negotiating strategy with Pakistan.

When both liaison partners are equally interested in the goal of the partnership, collaboration stands to strengthen the overall alliance relationship.

Unlike classic alliance theory, which focuses on asymmetry in national power, what matters in secret relationships is the balance of interests. »

Prince Andrew used his royal connection to help a controversial tycoon

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Prince Andrew worked secretly behind the scenes to help a controversial multi-millionaire open a bank for the super-rich in Monaco, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Prince Andrew worked secretly behind the scenes to help controversial multi-millionaire David Rowland open a bank for the super-rich in Monaco.

It is unclear whether Prince Andrew provided any further help or, indeed, whether he raised the matter personally with Prince Albert. »