The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 19th, 2022 evening edition

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That claim was made Monday by two Russian lawmakers heading up a commission to investigate “biolaboratories” in Ukraine, Kommersant reported.

Konstantin Kosachev, the deputy speaker of Russia’s Federation Council, and Irina Yarovaya, deputy chair of the State Duma, touted what they described as bombshell findings from the “investigation.”.

Testing of Ukrainian POWs’ blood, they claimed, uncovered “a range of diseases” that suggest they were secretly experimented on “for military purposes.”.

Watch: Russia fires rockets at Ukraine mall with over 1,000 inside.

“It is quite possible that this was about testing these drugs on military personnel,” Yarovaya said.

The claims appeared to be a new take on the biolabs conspiracy theory that Russia’s Defense Ministry has routinely rolled out to try and justify the war.

The latest iteration appears to be aimed at explaining away Russia’s military setbacks by way of mutant Ukrainian troops. »

Man Pulls Gun on Women Who Didn't Thank Him for Holding Door Open: Police

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A 25-year-old Connecticut man on Saturday allegedly pulled out a gun on two women because they did not thank him for holding a door open for them, according to local police.

When officers arrived, a witness told police that a man, later identified as Joshua Murray, allegedly pointed a gun at the women for whom he held a door open.

When police located Murray, they allegedly found a firearm on him, and when they arrested him, he allegedly interfered. »

Former Xbox Developer 'Doesn't Think We're There Yet' With Cloud Gaming

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But at least one former Xbox developer thinks there are still plenty of issues to work out.

Hook, who once helped launch Xbox Live and most recently worked on Halo Infinite, has his doubts.

Either way, we're getting close to a turning point, with Hook himself acknowledging that we're "getting dang close" to a truly high-quality cloud gaming experience. »

"Florida is turning into an abortion destination state": Thousands seek abortions in Florida amid bans in neighboring states

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Still, Florida's abortion law is less restrictive than those in neighboring states, meaning many women from out of state travel to Florida for the procedure.

Florida has the third highest abortion rate among states in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"Florida is turning into an abortion destination state here in the South," Andrew Shirvell, founder of Florida Voice for the Unborn, told CBS News. »

Angry and heartbroken Uvalde parents flood school board meeting with demands for new leadership

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A man makes comments as parents and families attend a special meeting of the board of trustees of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District where attendees addressed last month's shooting at Robb Elementary School, on July 18, 2022.

"I am disgusted with your leadership," Robb Elementary School parent Tina Ann Quintanilla-Taylor said at Monday's meeting.

"I don't want to go to your school if you don't have protection," Taylor told the school board Monday evening. »