The Daily Populous

Monday May 30th, 2022 night edition

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Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) wildly optimistic idea that having one entry in schools would somehow stop mass shootings was blasted as “boldly ignorant” by a former New York City detective.

One obvious problem: A teenager armed with an assault rifle could kill a guard, or guards, or phalanx of guards at the lone entryway.

The strategy is “boldly ignorant,” Marq Claxton said Saturday on MSNBC’s “The Katie Phang Show.”.

The proposal is “dismissive of the clear, obvious danger that is faced by so many people in society because of the prevalence of violence and gun violence in particular,” Claxton remarked.

It demonstrates how many elected officials lack the understanding and the “fortitude to move forward and do the right thing to save lives,” he added. »

Ancient bison are coming back to the UK – starting in Kent...

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There are two extant (living) species of bison, the European bison (Bison bonasus) and the American bison (Bison bison), and there are There are two recognised subspecies of the American bison (Bison bison bison and B. b. athabascae).

There are a number of extinct bison species, including the steppe bison (Bison priscus) and the woodland bison (Bison schoetensacki).

The plains bison subspecies (Bison bison bison) is an example of a triple tautonym. »

Bethesda’s Indiana Jones game may not be Xbox exclusive, it’s been claimed

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Bethesda‘s upcoming Indiana Jones game, currently in development at Wolfenstein studio MachineGames, may not be an Xbox exclusive, it’s been claimed.

While discussing the game, Corden’s co-host Rand al Thor says “we don’t know if it’s exclusive,” to which Corden replies: “It isn’t.”.

MachineGames’ Indiana Jones, which was announced early last year, is being worked on in collaboration with the newly reformed Lucasfilm Games. »

329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned

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Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 at the height of the Salem Witch Trials.

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem “witch” who wasn’t has been officially pardoned. »

Afghan women protest in Kabul, demand education and work

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About two dozen Afghan women chanting “bread, work, freedom” protested in the capital on Sunday against the Taliban's harsh restrictions on their rights.

chanted the protesters, many of them wearing face-covering veils, as they gathered in front of the ministry of education.

“They took the mobile phones of some girls and also prevented us from taking photos or videos of our protest.”. »