The Daily Populous

Monday July 11st, 2022 evening edition

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Republican representative Lauren Boebert was reported to the FBI on Sunday after she posted what some users deemed to be an incendiary message on Twitter.

“We need to terminate this presidency,” she wrote, adding: “End quote.

She was mocking president Joe Biden, who mistakenly said “presidency” instead of “pregnancy” last week when referring to abortion rights.

Soon after the president’s slip of the tongue, Ms Boebert said on Twitter that the presidency must be “terminated”.

Social media users reported the tweet to the FBI, the Secret Service and the Justice Department.

“Hey @fbi @January6thCmte @DOJPH you might want to interview this person, sounds like a threat to me,” wrote another.

“So Lauren Boebert is praying for the death of President Biden at a church camp in front of the campers,” he tweeted. »

Vladimir Putin to Be Called 'Ruler' of Russia Under New Proposal

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"In our country, by historical standards, this is generally a new word, and until it takes root completely, you can safely replace it.

The proposal comes more than four months after Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine, launching a war that has killed thousands.

The Kremlin said at the time that Putin had no view on the proposal. »

'A 'Wow' moment': US renewable energy hit record 28% in April. What's driving the change?

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The amount of electricity generated by renewable resources hit a record 28% in April, a breakthrough number that shows how important renewable energy has become in U.S. energy markets.

"It's a 'Wow' moment," said Peter Kelly-Detwiler, an energy analyst and author of "The Energy Switch," a recent book about the transition to a carbon-free energy economy.

Those numbers were released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which tracks energy data for the nation. »

Texas grid operator warns of potential rolling blackouts on Monday

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Though the heat wave caused electricity use in Texas to reach an all time high, the power grid remained largely stable without major issues.

HOUSTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which operates the state of Texas' electric power grid, on Sunday warned of the potential for rolling blackouts on Monday.

The state faces a "potential reserve capacity shortage with no market solution available," ERCOT said in an operating notice posted on its website. »

Playground's Fable has a new narrative lead

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Award-winning writer and narrative designer Anna Megill has taken over as narrative lead on Playground Games' Fable reboot.

Megill's CV is an impressive one, featuring story-rich games such as Control - for which she was also narrative lead - Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, and Ubisoft's upcoming Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.

I'm now the Narrative Lead on #Fable. »