The Daily Populous

Thursday December 9th, 2021 evening edition

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All of this is happening, it’s worth adding, in a presidential administration that has wound down both the war in Afghanistan and the drone war.

The coverage of the Build Back Better Act has been an entirely different beast, and it can be hard to parse the logic why.

But the bill has ended up being defined not by its merits, or by the public’s needs, but rather by headline-ready conflicts between politicians.

This is catnip for the political press: the usual partisan conflict with the added thrill of one party in disarray.

These objections have thus been pushed into stories over and over again in print and on cable news, cementing them in the minds of voters.

Both parties have no problem swiftly moving through a gargantuan military spending bill.

Can we do so now at a time when gas costs more than $3 a gallon?. »

Toddler dies after allegedly botched circumcision at Perth medical clinic

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A toddler in Western Australia has died and his brother is in serious condition after a horrific incident at a medical clinic.

A two-year-old boy has tragically died after an allegedly botched circumcision at a medical clinic in Western Australia.

“It can be confirmed the boy underwent a medical procedure at a registered medical centre prior to his death,” police said. »

News, Updates, Developer Blogs

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We have made the difficult decision to delay the release of Legacy of the Sith to February 15, 2022.

Like many of you reading this, I personally cannot wait for the launch of our next expansion.

I've greatly enjoyed my time exploring the depths of Manaan, testing out new story and ability combinations with Combat Styles, and more during internal playtests. »

Russian invasion of Ukraine could be on scale 'not seen in Europe since WWII', UK armed forces head warns

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A full Russian invasion of Ukraine would be on a scale "not seen in Europe since World War Two", the new head of the armed forces has warned.

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Russia has repeatedly denied allegations that its forces are being mobilised for military action, accusing Ukraine of being the aggressors. »

Conversion therapy to be illegal in Canada in 30 days

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That means that in a month it will be illegal to subject someone of any age, consenting or not, to so-called conversion therapy.

“The consensus demonstrated by Parliamentarians in Canada is a part of an emerging global consensus surrounding the real and life - long harms for conversion therapy victims and survivors… Canada’s criminal laws on conversion therapy are among the most comprehensive in the world.”.

Several provinces and municipalities across Canada have already sought to outlaw conversion therapy in their jurisdictions, including Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, P.E.I., Yukon, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. »