The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 22nd, 2022 night edition

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Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is under investigation for alleged voter fraud, according to the North Carolina attorney general's office.

Meadows, who helped spread former President Donald Trump's repeatedly debunked voter fraud claims, may have committed voter fraud himself in the 2020 election, The New Yorker reported earlier this month.

Local news outlet WRAL later reported that Meadows and his wife had voted via absentee ballots in North Carolina in 2020, sparking a state investigation.

RELATED: "GOP finally found some voter fraud": Mark Meadows registered to vote at an N.C. "dive trailer".

Welch said that she was "unaware of any allegations of voter fraud surrounding Mark Meadows" until she was "contacted by the media."

Mark and Debbie Meadows sold their prior North Carolina home when Meadows joined the Trump administration.

The Washington Post editorial board skewered Meadows last week, calling him out for exposing the "hypocrisy of Republicans on voter fraud.". »

Wales introduces ban on smacking and slapping children

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She said: “We don’t want people spying,” but added: “Looking after children is the responsibility of the whole community.”.

She said she hoped England would follow the example of Wales and Scotland, which brought in a ban in November 2020.

“The Labour government in Cardiff Bay is clearly more interested in new age dogma rather than respecting parents. »

Citizen Kane loses 100% "Fresh" rating after 80-year-old negative review added to Rotten Tomatoes

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"'Citizen Kane' Fails to Impress Critic as Greatest Ever Filmed" runs the headline, followed by superficially respectful but withering criticism.

The unimpressed write-up was spotted by @Caulimovirus on Twitter: "Rotten Tomatoes literally dug up an 80 year old negative review of Citizen Kane and now the movie no longer has a 100% fresh rating".

Rotten Tomatoes literally dug up an 80 year old negative review of Citizen Kane and now the movie no longer has a 100% fresh rating — Screaming Pectoriloquy (@Caulimovirus) April 26, 2021. »

Russia Warns Poland in Lengthy Letter Days Before Joe Biden's Visit

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Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Russian security council, on Monday issued a warning to Poland in a lengthy letter, just days before U.S. President Joe Biden is due to visit the country.

"We will deal with the de-Russification of the Polish and European economy," Morawiecki told a news conference on March 18.

ET: This article was updated with additional background information and to change the word '"threatens" to "warns" in the headline. »

Algeria recalls Spain envoy over Western Sahara policy change

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On Friday, Spain said it backed a 2007 proposal by Morocco to offer Western Sahara autonomy under its sovereignty.

Algeria has recalled its ambassador from Madrid in protest at Spain’s decision to back a Moroccan autonomy plan for the disputed former Spanish colony of Western Sahara.

Morocco sees Western Sahara, with rich phosphate resources and access to lucrative Atlantic fishing waters, as an integral part of its territory. »