The Daily Populous

Sunday June 19th, 2022 day edition

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And now, tampons, Sriracha hot sauce and peanut butter are hard to find.

Shortages are ongoing more than two years into the pandemic as manufacturers continue to deal with battered supply chains, uneven consumer demand and unpredictable weather conditions.

Tampons are the latest victim to a supply chain crisis that has plagued manufacturers for two years.

First reported by Time, this shortage is the latest blow to women after a shuttered Abbott plant led to a baby formula crisis.

While CVS retail communications manager Matt Blanchette said suppliers have been unable to “fulfill the full quantities of orders” in recent weeks.

“There is some problem with regard to sourcing raw materials,” said David Closs, a Michigan State University chaired professor of supply chain management.

Although the recall only impacts Jif products, photos on social media show vacant shelves as customers gobble up other brands of peanut butter. »

Source: Police never tried to open door to classrooms where Uvalde gunman had kids trapped

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Police might have assumed the door was locked, but the latest evidence suggests it may have been open the whole time, possibly due to a malfunction, the source said.

The surveillance footage indicates gunman Salvador Ramos, 18, was able to open the door to classroom 111 and enter with an assault-style rifle, the source said.

Police finally opened the door to classroom 111 and killed Ramos at 12:50 p.m. »

House Democrat calls for Clarence Thomas to step down over his wife's push to overturn the 2020 election results

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"Clarence Thomas cannot possibly be seen as a neutral actor but instead as a corrupt jurist," he said in a statement.

Pascrell's comments came after a new WaPo report regarding Ginni Thomas' efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

Rep. Bill Pascrell on Thursday called on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to step down in the wake of additional reports detailing his wife's push to overturn the 2020 presidential election. »

Diablo Immortal has made over $24 million in first two weeks

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Data from Appmagic has revealed Diablo Immortal garnered over 8.5 million downloads in the first two weeks of release, earning developer Blizzard more than $24 million in the process.

The new release means that Diablo Immortal has quickly become one of the developer’s most downloaded apps, as well as its second-highest earner behind the mobile version of the company’s popular card game, Hearthstone.

According to GameDev Reports, the revenue is split relatively equally between the iOS and Android markets, with $13 million and $11.3 million, respectively. »

Paratroopers banned from Nato deployment after Essex orgy – report

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Hundreds of paratroopers have reportedly been banned from an annual Nato deployment to the Balkans after videos emerged of an orgy at a military barracks.

It emerged this month that eight paratroopers from 16 Air Assault Brigade had been placed under police investigation after being filmed having a consensual orgy with a civilian woman at Merville barracks in Colchester, Essex, while dozens of others watched.

The annual deployment to the Balkans is for a 10-day exercise with Nato allies, though troops normally stay for more than one month. »