The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 17th, 2022 day edition

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Rep. Liz Cheney's primary loss in Wyoming is Trump's biggest midterm victory yet.

Cheney joins three other House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump and lost their primary bids.

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Former President Donald Trump strengthened his grip over the Republican Party on Tuesday evening with Rep. Liz Cheney's primary loss in Wyoming.

She was the highest-ranking Republican to vote to impeach him over the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot and she's been one of his loudest critics since.

Her defeat in Wyoming delivers Trump his biggest primary victory this year.

Still, Cheney allies believe she still has a future in politics, representing the anti-Trump voice. »

Pennsylvania governor signs executive order banning conversion therapy

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Tuesday to ban conversion therapy, a discredited form of therapy that seeks to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity, for minors.

The executive order directs state agencies to discourage conversion therapy for people of all ages, and to instead promote evidence-based practices for supporting LGBTQ people.

The governor's executive order cited research that has found conversion therapy contributes to negative mental health outcomes among LGBTQ youth. »

Russian State Media Calls Trump 'Our Agent,' Believes Mar-A-Lago Raid Is 'Persecution'

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A top Russian propagandist and state media host said he is worried about Russia's "agent" former U.S. President Donald Trump following the FBI's search of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Russian-state TV show host Vladimir Solovyov made said he is worried that Trump could be branded a "Russian spy" and "executed" for preparing to "hand off nuclear secrets" to Moscow.

Remarks from the Russian figures come after the FBI last week executed a search warrant at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. »

Leaked Diablo 4 Survey Reveals Blizzard’s Monetization Plans

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Leaked Diablo 4 Survey Reveals Blizzard’s Monetization Plans.

After the Diablo: Immortal’s p2w backlash, it would be quite a shame that Diablo 4 follows the same steps and is a catastrophic failure.

Until that arrives, enjoy the best Diablo 2 builds if you are still playing Diablo 2: Resurrected instead of the frowned-upon Diablo: Immortal. »

Nigerian man is locked up after saying he is an atheist

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A Nigerian man has been incarcerated in a mental health institution by his family after saying he had lost his belief in God.

The family allegedly told the doctor that he had also made delusional claims that he was a "governor" and other "trivial lies".

"And my brother added that all the atheists I see have had mental illness at some point in their life.". »