The Daily Populous

Monday June 13rd, 2022 evening edition

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An expert on fascism said Trump would have needed to be at the Capitol to pull off a coup.

Ruth Ben-Ghiat said that explained why he wanted to march with supporters last year on January 6.

She said a coup required the leader to be present to anoint them under a "new order.".

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That revelation was first published in an April interview that the former president gave to The Washington Post.

Despite pressure from the then-president, the effort did not come to fruition, and Trump was taken back to the White House instead.

"Coups can take months or years to plan, and this was a multipronged attempt to overthrow our democracy," she added. »

Alleged Proud Boys storm Bay Area Drag Queen Story Hour event

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It is not clear whether they are members of the national Proud Boys organization or were simply representing themselves as such.

The sheriff's office said an "active hate crime investigation is underway, as is an investigation into the annoying and harassing of children.".

Dulce was one of the first drag performers to lead a Drag Queen Story Hour when author Michelle Tea spearheaded the program in San Francisco in 2015. »

Work begins on gas station park at center of feud between Amherst, billionaire

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It will feature a curving trellis to provide shade for farmers market vendors and their customers, benches, two bus stops, trees and rain gardens.

The park's construction is bringing to an end a contentious property dispute that dates to early 2018.

But the "zombie" site otherwise sat unused, with neighbors and town officials complaining about unkempt grass and the occasional discarded shopping cart. »

Elephant kills elderly woman and then returns to trample her corpse at funeral in India

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An elephant in eastern India killed a 70-year-old woman and then returned to her funeral to trample her corpse.

Maya Murmu was at a tube well drawing water in Mayurbhanj district’s Raipal village when the wild elephant appeared out of nowhere.

In May, a 40-year-old woman was trampled to death by an elephant outside her house near Gudalur, in southern Tamil Nadu state’s Nilgiris district. »

The Persona series is coming to Xbox and Windows PC

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UPDATE 13/6/22: The Persona series will also be heading to Steam and PS5, although no release date has been given.

Persona 4 Golden, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and Persona 5 Strikers are already available on Steam, so it makes sense to complete the set.

Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal will hit Xbox One, Series X/S, and PC, and will be available on Game Pass. »