The Daily Populous

Wednesday January 26th, 2022 day edition

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Croatia’s president struck a note of disunity on Tuesday, however, threatening to withdraw the country’s troops from NATO forces in Eastern Europe if tensions between Russia and Ukraine ramp up further.

Also on Tuesday, Russia announced a new series of military drills across its territory, including near Ukraine and in annexed Crimea.

… If he were to move in with all those forces, it would be the largest invasion since World War II.

On Monday, Biden held a call to discuss the Russia-Ukraine crisis with the leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the United Kingdom.

Biden himself said on Tuesday that he “may be moving some of those troops in the nearer term, just because it takes time.

They’re along the Russian border,” Biden said, adding that “spillover effects could occur” as a result of a Russian invasion.

But, as I said, there are going to be serious economic consequences if [Putin] moves,” Biden said. »

93 Unmarked Graves Found at Residential School That Targeted Indigenous Children

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A First Nation in British Columbia, Canada, has detected 93 “reflections,” or possible unmarked graves, at a former residential school—the latest in a nationwide search.

Last May, Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc confirmed hundreds of unmarked graves at the Catholic-run Kamloops Indian Residential School grounds.

Anyone experiencing distress or pain as a result of residential schools can call the Indian Residential School Survivors Society Crisis Line (1-800-721-0066). »

Biden’s hot mic moment with Fox News’ Peter Doocy triggered the angry snowflake children of the right

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As hot mic moments go it’s undeniably a classic, even by Biden’s own standards , but as a measure of the breakdown of civility in American life, it’s pretty weak stuff.

This sort of generosity is extremely off-brand for Fox News, a network whose on-air faces are hardly given to accepting apologies of any kind.

That it’s been this easily triggered by a president it portrays as a weak, senile fool says it all. »

Joe Manchin says Bernie Sanders is not what 'the majority of Americans represent' after Sanders hinted at Manchin getting primaried

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Sen. Joe Manchin fired back after Sen. Bernie Sanders suggested he could face a primary challenger.

Sen. Joe Manchin snapped at Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday after the former presidential candidate mused that Manchin could face a primary challenge after he voted against Democrats' efforts to weaken the Senate filibuster.

Manchin said Sanders' ideology was "not what I think the majority of Americans represent.". »

Out-of-control SpaceX rocket on collision course with moon

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A SpaceX rocket is on a collision course with the moon after spending almost seven years hurtling through space, experts say.

Space observers believe the rocket – about four metric tonnes of “space junk” – is on course to intersect with the moon at a velocity of about 2.58km/s in a matter of weeks.

“This is the first unintentional case [of space junk hitting the moon] of which I am aware,” Gray added. »