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Saturday April 16th, 2022 night edition

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CNN published almost 100 text messages from Lee and Texas Rep. Chip Roy to Meadows in the aftermath of Trump’s 2020 election loss.

The texts trace how Lee went from being a fierce advocate for Trump’s efforts to warning the White House that the scheme could backfire.

“Sydney (sic) Powell is saying she needs to get in to see the president, but she’s being kept away from him.

“Sidney told us the campaign lawyer who do not know are not focused on this and are obstructing progress.

I have no way of verifying or refuting that on my own, but I’ve found her to be a straight shooter,” Lee wrote.

“I’m worried about the Powell press conference,” Lee wrote in the first in a series of text messages.

“Why did Sen. Mike lee advise spurious legal efforts to overturn the 2020 election? »

Dolphin stranded on Texas beach dies after crowd tries to ride the animal, rescuers say

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A dolphin stranded on a Texas beach died after a crowd of people "harassed" the animal and tried to ride it, rescue officials said.

The female dolphin washed up on Quintana Beach Sunday evening and was reportedly pushed back to sea while beachgoers tried to "swim with and ride the sick animal," the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network said in a Facebook post.

"She ultimately stranded and was further harassed by a crowd of people on the beach where she later died before rescuers could arrive on scene," the organization said. »

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fall 5.1 percent in 2020/21 to record low

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Japan's greenhouse gas emission fell to record low in fiscal 2020.

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions fell to a record low in the financial year that ended March 2021, government figures showed on Friday, a result of a slower industry activities amid the pandemic and wider use of renewable energy.

The 2020/21 level was the lowest since 1990/91, when Japan began compiling data on greenhouse gas emissions, revised data from the environment ministry shows. »