The Daily Populous

Friday November 4th, 2022 day edition

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During the candid conversation, Winfrey stressed having a plan and casting one's ballot, as well as the issues that are at stake.

During the tail end of her conversation, Winfrey announced her support of Democrat John Fetterman, who is running for Senate against Republican Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania.

If I was in Wisconsin, it would be Mandela Barnes, in Nevada it would be Catherine Cortez Masto,” Winfrey said.

NBC News reported that the Pennsylvania Senate race is close, according to a number of polls conducted in recent days.

The Pennsylvania Senate race is among a handful of races that will decide the control of the Senate.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman speaks during a campaign event focused on the economy Nov. 3, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Winfrey is not the only celebrity to get involved in the Pennsylvania race. »

UN votes overwhelmingly to condemn US embargo of Cuba

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The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Nov. 3, 2022 to condemn the American economic embargo of Cuba for the 30th year.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to condemn the American economic embargo of Cuba for the 30th year, with the Biden administration continuing former President Donald Trump’s opposition and refusing to return to the Obama administration’s 2016 abstention. »

Nets suspend Kyrie Irving for at least 5 games without pay

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FILE - Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving speaks before the team's NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets suspended Kyrie Irving for at least five games without pay Thursday, dismayed by his repeated failure to “unequivocally say he has no antisemitic beliefs.”.

This was not the first time he had the opportunity — but failed — to clarify,” the Nets said in a statement. »

Kojima rejects ‘ridiculously high’ acquisition offers to stay independent

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On his most recent podcast, Kojima admits he’s received multiple acquisition offers, and refutes rumours of his cancelled Stadia game.

That didn’t happen, though, with Kojima saying at the time that his studio will remain purely independent.

Kojima doesn’t name any specific companies, but this does confirm that there are enough out there eager to bring Kojima and his team into their personal fold. »

Lottery winner dons mascot costume to hide jackpot from family

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A father from Guangxi, China, donned a yellow mascot costume to collect his $30.6 million lottery jackpot because he wanted to keep the prize a secret from his family.

Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A lottery winner in China donned a mascot costume to claim his $30.6 million lottery jackpot in order to keep his wife and children from finding out about the prize.

Li showed up to collect his prize wearing a bright yellow cartoon mascot costume. »