The Daily Populous

Monday October 17th, 2022 day edition

image for Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs defends her refusal to debate Trump-backed GOP rival Kari Lake, who she says is 'only interested in creating a spectacle'

Democratic Arizona governor candidate Katie Hobbs defended her refusal to debate opponent Kari Lake.

On CNN, Hobbs said that Lake avoids "substantive, in-depth conversations" about Arizona issues.

Hobbs' refusal to debate has drawn criticism from Democrats, who have called it "the wrong decision.".

Democrat Katie Hobbs, the former Arizona secretary of state now running for governor, defended her decision not to debate her Republican opponent, Kari Lake.

Hobbs added that Lake has "centered her entire campaign around" debunked claims of mass voter fraud in the 2020 election.

A representative for the Kari Lake campaign said in a statement to Insider that Hobbs "lied" about Lake's willingness to do interviews.

"The only one who is afraid to talk about the issues in this campaign is Katie Hobbs, who still refuses to debate Kari and runs away from reporters whenever possible. »

King Charles ‘won’t move into Buckingham Palace for five years due to £369m refurbishment’

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King Charles will reportedly be stopped from moving into Buckingham Palace for five years due to its £369 million renovation.

A source told the publication on Friday (14.10.22) about Charles’ palace move being delayed: “Refurbishment is very far behind schedule but the Monarch should be living at Buckingham Palace.

We effectively have a king without a palace to live in.”. »

Russian troops kill Ukrainian musician for refusing role in Kherson concert

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Russian soldiers have shot dead a Ukrainian musician in his home after he refused to take part in a concert in occupied Kherson, according to the culture ministry in Kyiv.

“Would this be the time for Russian musicians, especially those living and working abroad, to finally step up and take a stand against the Russian regime’s actions in Ukraine?”.

I increasingly think that Russia is not only seeking to occupy Ukrainian territories, but also diligently destroying Ukrainian identity, an important part of which is Ukrainian culture.”. »

This 33-year-old made more than 1,000 Wikipedia bios for unknown women scientists

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Wade has written more than 1,600 Wikipedia entries for long-ignored women scientists, and she has firm beliefs on ideas on how to support girls interested in the field.

Wade gained notice when, still in her 20s, she began writing the Wikipedia biographies about women and minority scientists who never got their due — from employers, from other scientists, from the public.

As her Wikipedia entries climbed into the dozens, and then into the hundreds, she spoke and wrote more on gender equality in science. »

Hideki Kamiya, Creator of Bayonetta, Has Deleted His Twitter Account After Voice Actress Backlash [Update: He’s Back]

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Hideki Kamiya has deactivated his Twitter account following backlash from fans in regards to claims made by voice actress Hellena Taylor.

This morning, after his account was no longer restricted, Kamiya-san tweeted a few times before deleting his account entirely.

If you try to search his account by his handle, pg_kamiya, the page will tell you “This account doesn’t exist.”. »