The Daily Populous

Friday May 20th, 2022 morning edition

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Madison Cawthorn is vowing revenge after Republicans helped tank his re-election bid.

He says he's on a "mission" to expose colleagues who "work towards another, self-profiteering, globalist goal.".

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Fresh off of a primary election defeat that saw members of his own party and even some former supporters turn their backs on him, 26-year-old Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina is vowing revenge.

"When the establishment turned their guns on me, when the Uni-party coalesced to defeat an America First member very few people had my back," said Cawthorn.

"Dark MAGA" refers to a burgeoning aesthetic movement gaining traction among the far-right online.

As for Cawthorn, he has just 7 and a half months left in Congress, and it remains unclear what exactly he means by his pledge to "expose" his colleagues. »

Amazon shareholders vote on resolution to require the company to address its colossal plastic problem

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Oceana, the world’s largest ocean advocacy organization, is calling on shareholders to vote “yes” on Item 8.

This resolution reflects growing concern about the company’s plastic footprint, increased regulatory and ESG pressure for plastic pollution, and the growing need to formally address the plastic pollution crisis.

In advance of this year’s meeting, Oceana sent a letter to Amazon shareholders outlining the five reasons to support the resolution. »

Israel will not hold criminal inquiry into killing of journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh

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Israel will not launch a criminal investigation into the killing of the US-Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, which Palestinian officials and witnesses have blamed on Israeli soldiers.

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, promised her family that Washington would demand that her death be properly investigated.

“Due to the nature of the active combat situation, an immediate [military criminal] investigation was not launched. »

Florida man gets life in prison for traveling to Vietnam to sexually abuse minors

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Man gets life in prison for traveling to Vietnam to sexually abuse minors (NCD).

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for traveling to Vietnam to sexually abuse minors he met online, according to officials.

“The laws of the United States will still catch up to child predators who even travel to foreign countries to sexually abuse minor children. »