The Daily Populous

Thursday June 30th, 2022 evening edition

image for Liz Cheney: 'Republicans cannot be both loyal to Donald Trump and loyal to the Constitution'

Cheney took aim at Republicans and elected officials who have “made themselves willing hostages to this dangerous and irrational man.”.

“But the reality that we face today as Republicans — as we think about the choice in front of us — we have to choose.

Because Republicans cannot both be loyal to Donald Trump and loyal to the Constitution.”.

But she said as a leader in her party, she said she cannot ignore “the threat posed by Donald Trump,” nor can other Republicans.

Cheney talked about seeing the world through the eyes of her children, and through the eyes of young Americans.

“Let me also say this to all the little girls and young women who are watching tonight,” Cheney said.

“These days, for the most part, men are running the world, and it is really not going well. »

Russia abandons Snake Island in victory for Ukraine

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KYIV, June 30 (Reuters) - Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island on Thursday in a victory for Ukraine that could loosen the grip of Russia's blockade on Ukrainian ports.

1/9 A satellite image shows a burning pier and buildings on the northern end of Snake Island, Ukraine, June 30, 2022.

Russia had defended the island since February despite Ukraine claiming to inflict severe damage, sinking supply vessels and destroying Russian fortifications. »

Mother fatally shot 'at point-blank range' while pushing baby in pram in New York City

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A mother has died after being shot in the head while pushing her three-month-old baby in a pram in New York City.

The 20-year-old was approached by a stranger who "fired a single shot" into her head from "very close range", New York Police commissioner Keechant Sewell said.

Officers were called to the Upper East Side of Manhattan just after 8.20pm on Wednesday, where the woman was found unconscious. »

NATO’s Hard Road Ahead

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Thanks to Russian President Vladimir Putin, NATO’s Madrid Summit takes place this week against the backdrop of a resurgent Western alliance.

Washington has so far been unwilling to caution Kyiv against seeking the full expulsion of Russian troops from its land.

It has amply demonstrated its relevance, efficacy, and unity in marshaling a resolute response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. »

Gene editing gone wrong: Scientists accidentally create angry hamsters

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The researchers used gene-editing technology to delete a receptor thought to cause aggression in hamsters.

In 1984, a group of researchers set out to study the circadian rhythm by injecting small amounts of hormones into the brains of hamsters.

The researchers believed that, by removing the hamster’s ability to make Avpr1a, the hamsters would become less aggressive. »