The Daily Populous

Friday September 23rd, 2022 night edition

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi canceled an interview with CNN in New York on Wednesday after one of its anchors, Christiane Amanpour, refused to wear a hijab during the interview, she revealed on Thursday.

"This was going to be President Raisi’s first ever interview on US soil, during his visit to NY for UNGA.

But no sign of President Raisi," tweeted Amanpour.

As protests continue in Iran and people are being killed, it would have been an important moment to speak with President Raisi.

Then Iranian President Mohammad Khatami (L) with Iranian-born CNN correspondent Christianne Amanpour (R) prior to their interview in Tehran.

"The aide made it clear that the interview would not happen if I did not wear a headscarf.

CBS journalist forced to wear hijab during an interview with Raisi. »

“Donald has the right to remain silent”: Experts say Trump’s bonkers Fox interview could be evidence

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Trump suggested that last month's FBI search of the property may have actually been in search of Hillary Clinton's deleted emails.

"No, no, they may be saying — they may have thought that it was in there," Trump replied.

Trump during the interview also attempted a novel defense in the growing documents scandal, arguing that he could telepathically declassify documents. »

Connecticut Becomes One of the First States to Require Schools to Teach Climate Change

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Connecticut schools will soon be required to teach students about climate change thanks to a new state law.

The mandate requires Connecticut public schools to integrate lessons on human-caused climate change into their regular science curriculum starting in July 2023.

However, despite overwhelming public support, classrooms have become a battleground over climate change science, and the quality of education on climate largely varies, with some schools miseducating children about the cause of climate change. »

Police find cocaine worth £1.2m hidden in wheelchair at Milan airport

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A sniffer dog helped police at a Malpensa Airport in Milan make the discovery.

The user of the wheelchair was pretending to be disabled, and Financial Guard police found the drugs stuffed in the upholstery of the wheelchair.

When the dog drew the officers' attention to the wheelchair, police checked the luggage but found nothing. »

How to get on a Watchlist Episode 4: How to stage a coup

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Recently, he has published “How to stage a coup“, which examines covert action and influence.

Professor Cormac teaches International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and specialises in secret intelligence and covert action.

Recently, Rory has published "How to Stage a Coup", which examines covert action and influence. »