The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 14th, 2021 evening edition

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Ubisoft has announced that its head of game production is leaving the company.

During her time at Ubisoft, Hass has been “in charge of gaming production globally”, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Ubisoft said: “The company is well on its way to appointing her successor.

Haas is departing Ubisoft at a time when the company is attempting to rebuild its image following a wave of discrimination and sexual harassment allegations.

On Saturday it said 13,000 people had signed a public petition supporting its call for improved working conditions and cultural reforms at Ubisoft.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey crossover story DLC will be released on Tuesday as part of the former’s 1.4.1 title update.

And Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s next expansion, Dawn of Ragnarök, was announced for release in March 2022. »

Russia says it may be forced to deploy mid-range nuclear missiles in Europe

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MOSCOW, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it may be forced to deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe in response to what it sees as NATO's plans to do the same.

"That is, it will be a confrontation, this will be the next round," he said, referring to the potential deployment of the missiles by Russia.

NATO says there will be no new U.S. missiles in Europe and it is ready to deter new Russian missiles with a "measured" response that would only involve conventional weapons. »

Yale researchers develop mRNA-based lyme disease vaccine

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Yale researchers have developed an mRNA vaccine against lyme disease that triggers an immune response at the site of a tick bite and provides partial protection against the disease-causing bacteria.

However, this new lyme disease vaccine is designed to target tick salivary proteins, according to Matias dos Santos.

The vaccine also provides partial protection from Lyme disease to the subject even if ticks are not removed.”. »

White House Says Restarting Student Loans Is “High Priority,” Sparking Outrage

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki recently announced that the Biden administration is not planning on extending the student loan payment pause, sparking outrage among debt advocates and people who have struggled with student loan repayments for years.

The administration is planning to allow the student debt payment pause to expire at the end of January.

The Congressional Progressive Caucus called on the White House to take action, saying “45 million Americans are stuck in the student debt trap. »

Kentucky man brings grill to cook for tornado victims in viral video

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Kentucky man brings grill to cook for tornado victims in viral video.

A video of Finch, who was born in Paducah, Kentucky, was recorded by reporter Victor Ordoñez and posted on Twitter.

Ordoñez tweeted that Finch “drove half an hour with a grill and a truckload of food and parked right in the middle of Mayfield, Kentucky.”. »