The Daily Populous

Sunday February 13rd, 2022 morning edition

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Protesters have also blocked several U.S.-Canada border crossings, affecting industries on both sides of the border.

“I’m all for it,” Paul, a longtime opponent to masking and vaccine mandates, told the Daily Signal, a conservative outlet, on Thursday.

“Civil disobedience is a time-honored tradition in our country, from slavery to civil rights to you name it.

Peaceful protest, clog things up, make people think about the mandates.”.

He added, “I hope the truckers do come to America, and I hope they clog up cities.”.

A spokesman with the senator’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment early Saturday.

Rand Paul calls on truckers to blockade the Super Bowl and DC: “I’m all for it. »

Trump held up and waved classified documents around in front of reporters at the Oval Office, says former Homeland Security aide

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Taylor said Trump once waved around classified documents in front of reporters and a photographer.

Aides were scared to give former President Donald Trump classified information because they feared he would leak it, former Homeland Security aide Miles Taylor told MSNBC on Friday.

Taylor said that the former president waved around classified documents in front of reporters and photographers in the Oval Office on one occasion. »

Manilow, 'Macarena' Played On Loop To Flush Out Anti-Vaccine Mandate Protesters In NZ

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Initial moves to try and flush out several hundred protesters who have been camped on Parliament’s grassy grounds since Tuesday had little effect.

Protesters brought in bales of straw, which they scattered on the increasingly sodden grounds at Parliament.

An outbreak of the omicron variant has been growing, with New Zealand reporting a record 454 new community cases Saturday. »

Russia says US submarine violated its waters in far east

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A Russian naval vessel chased away a US submarine in Russian waters in the Pacific after the submarine ignored a Russian order to surface, Interfax news agency cited the defense ministry as saying on Saturday.

The Russian ministry called in the US defense attache after complaining that the submarine had entered its waters, the RIA news agency reported.

"The US submarine ... left Russian territorial waters at maximum speed," the defense ministry was quoted as saying. »