The Daily Populous

Wednesday November 2nd, 2022 night edition

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During a short speech on Tuesday, Bolsonaro said he would "comply" with the constitution, but did not reference his election loss.

However, his chief of staff Ciro Nogueira took to the podium to say Bolsonaro had "authorized" the "transition" process.

Bolsonaro also said that any protests should be "peaceful" and not cause harm, after his supporters blocked roads around the country following his election defeat.

Supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro gather as they block highway BR-060 during a protest against President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who won a third term following the presidential election run-off, in Abadiania, Brazil, October 31, 2022.

Supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro gather and block a highway during a protest against President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who won a third term following the presidential election run-off, in Alexania, Brazil, October 31, 2022.

The state with the most roadblocks was southern Santa Catarina, where almost 70% of voters backed Bolsonaro in the election.

Traffic police chief Silvinei Vasques came under fire for posting an Instagram story on election day urging Brazilians to vote for Bolsonaro. »

Roberts delays handover of Trump tax returns to House panel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday put a temporary hold on the handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee.

Without court intervention, the tax returns could have been provided as early as Thursday by the Treasury Department to the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee.

The Justice Department, under the Trump administration, had defended a decision by then-Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to withhold the tax returns from Congress. »

God of War Ragnarok to Feature a Transmog Armour System Due to Popular Demand

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It improves on many aspects of its predecessor, 2018's God of War, and in some ways, exceeds them.

Case in point, the inclusion of a transmog armour system, a feature fans were clamouring for but never came to the original, has now been confirmed to be a thing in Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok will launch on 9th November, and as the appointed day draws ever closer, the wait gets a little harder. »

Scientists Find Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Hiding in the Sun’s Glare

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The asteroids remained undetected until now because they occupy a region of the sky hidden by the Sun’s glare.

Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) and Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) are two types of near-Earth objects that space agencies like to keep track of.

The camera took deep-field images close to Earth’s horizon during twilight, to combat the Sun’s glare and atmospheric distortions. »

Germany tells Serbia: you have to choose between EU and Russia

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An agreement between Serbia and Russia on enhanced cooperation had been met with surprise and disappointment, and was a poor fit with expectations that EU accession candidates should also adopt EU sanctions against Russia, the representative said.

Serbia, an accession candidate since 2012, decided in September to hold regular foreign policy consultations on bilateral and multilateral activities with Russia.

If he decided to lead his country in the direction of the European Union, he had the German government's support. »