The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 6th, 2022 morning edition

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He called on the UN Security Council to remove Russia or "dissolve" itself.

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In a blistering speech to the UN Security Council (UNSC), Zelenskyy offered harrowing details of the massacre in Bucha — a suburb near Kyiv where hundreds of civilians were killed.

"They inflame wars and deliberately lead them in such a way that to kill as many regular civilians and cities," Zelenskyy said.

Zelenskyy slammed the current framework of the UN and the UNSC, which he said failed to help prevent the war in Ukraine.

If there is "no alternative and no option" in terms of removing Russia, Zelenskyy said, then the body should "dissolve" itself altogether.

Moscow has denied any involvement in the killings in Bucha, while pushing conspiracy theories that images of dead civilians in the Kyiv suburb were fabricated. »

White House to extend student loan pause through August

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The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

Student loan payments were scheduled to resume May 1 after being halted since early in the pandemic.

But following calls from Democrats in Congress, the White House plans to give borrowers additional time to prepare for payments. »

Fox Captured After Congressman, Woman Bitten Outside US Capitol

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We have received several reports of aggressive fox encounters on or near the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

One photo shows a slender fox on a sidewalk; another shows a fox on a lawn near what the photographer said was the Russell Senate Office Building.

Animal sightings near the Capitol and National Mall aren’t unheard of; a wild coyote was spotted in East Potomac Park in 2020. »

Democratic rep says Ivanka Trump testifying before Jan 6 committee ‘doesn’t necessarily mean talking truthfully’

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Ivanka Trump appeared remotely before the January 6 committee on Tuesday, committee sources revealed, as the panel’s investigation into her father’s role in a violent assault on Congress continues.

Ms Trump was not subpoenaed, and like her husband is giving information to the committee as a personal choice.

“I’ve interviewed a lot of the members of that family, talking doesn’t necessarily mean talking truthfully,” added Rep Eric Swalwell, who does not sit on the committee. »