The Daily Populous

Sunday March 20th, 2022 night edition

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"I want us to be one Georgia where your zip code and your income don't determine your quality of life," said Abrams.

Abrams's second bid for governor kicked into high gear this week with a slew of rallies and meet-and-greets as part of her "One Georgia" tour.

In the years since the 2018 gubernatorial election , Abrams never stopped running for the job.

As she tells it, she's spent the time doing the work for the people of Georgia.

Her second candidacy comes at a time when much will be on the line in Georgia.

But even as the GOP primary poses a challenge for the sitting governor, Kemp seems to spend more time attacking Abrams directly.

"At this point, David Perdue's campaign is nothing more than an in-kind contribution to Stacey Abrams. »

[email protected]’s fight against COVID-19 enlists big tech, gamers, pro soccer – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

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Based at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the computing project simulates the movements — or folding — of proteins involved in disease.

Researchers leading the effort pivoted quickly to COVID-19 and found a wealth of people eager to help.

Microsoft’s AI (artificial intelligence) for Health initiative has donated computing space in Microsoft Azure, the company’s cloud computing system. »

West must not normalise relations with Putin again, says Boris Johnson

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The west must not make the mistake of “normalising” relations with Vladimir Putin again after the invasion of Ukraine, Boris Johnson has said, as he warned that allowing Russia to win would herald intimidation from the Baltic to the Black Sea.

I believe they are profoundly wrong and to try to renormalise relations with Putin after this, as we did in 2014, would be to make exactly the same mistake.”.

Johnson also compared the struggle of the Ukrainian people for freedom to the same instincts in the UK population who narrowly voted for Brexit. »

U.S. targets Abramovich plane, 99 others over Russia export violations

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WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday moved to effectively ground 100 airplanes that have recently flown to Russia and are believed to violate U.S. export controls, including a plane used by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich.

The department said in a statement the action means "international flights from Russia on these aircraft are effectively grounded."

Aeroflot and a spokesperson for Abramovich, who owns the English soccer club Chelsea did not immediately respond to requests for comment. »