The Daily Populous

Monday January 24th, 2022 day edition

image for COVID-19 patient whose family sued to keep him on ventilator dies after transfer from Mercy Hospital

"On behalf of the family of Scott Quiner, I would like to thank the public for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time," Holsten said in a statement.

"The family now requests privacy while they grieve the loss of their beloved husband and father.".

The family dropped litigation against Mercy Hospital last week after Scott Quiner's transfer, court records show.

Allina Health, which operates Mercy Hospital, issued the following statement:.

"We are saddened to hear about the passing of Scott Quiner and our deepest condolences go out to family, friends and loved ones.

His passing marks yet another very sad moment as collectively we continue to face the devastating effects of the pandemic. »

State Department issues 'do not travel' warning for Ukraine as embassy staff is told to leave

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The U.S. State Department has ordered the evacuation of American citizens in Ukraine amid the threat of Russian military action.

"U.S. citizens in Ukraine should be aware that Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would severely impact the U.S. Embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including assistance to U.S. citizens in departing Ukraine," the State Department said in a travel advisory.

The State Department said in the travel advisory that eligible family members are being ordered to leave the country, while U.S. citizens in Ukraine should "consider" leaving the country. »

Liz Cheney Issues Warning After Newt Gingrich Says 1/6 Committee Members May Face Jail

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Representative Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, responded with a warning after prominent Republican Newt Gingrich suggested that members of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack against the U.S. Capitol could face jail time if the GOP returns to power.

Cheney, a staunch Trump critic, serves as the vice-chair of the House select committee investigating the January 6 violence.

Cheney will face off in a GOP primary against a Trump-backed challenger later this year ahead of the 2022 midterms. »

An arrest warrant has been issued for a luxury cruise ship bound for Miami

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a Crystal Cruises ship that was supposed to arrive in Miami Saturday, but reportedly is a fugitive ship heading for the Bahamas Sunday.

The warrant issued in the Miami office of Fort Lauderdale federal court Thursday orders the U.S.

Then, they were told the warrant had been issued and the ship would be diverted to Bimini, Bahamas. »