The Daily Populous

Friday November 4th, 2022 morning edition

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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.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants an apology and Kyrie Irving still isn’t going to give one.

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.”.

Hours after Irving refused to issue the apology that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sought for posting a link to an antisemitic work on his Twitter feed, the Nets said that Irving is “currently unfit to be associated with the Brooklyn Nets.”.

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. »

Ukraine's sovereignty depends on NATO | Étiene Balibar

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Even if this will mean a new form of dependence for Ukraine, and even though these institutions come with their own imperial past, only the EU and NATO can guarantee its sovereignty against Russia's imperialistic advances, argues Étienne Balibar.

"[4] That is why it can be rightly said that the Ukrainians are engaged in a war of independence that had been postponed.

If they win, the sovereignty and very existence of their nation will become a fait accompli and will no longer be contestable. »

Fetterman says he's "proud" to campaign with "100% sedition-free" presidents, Biden and Obama

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They are 100% sedition-free and they reject extremism," Fetterman told Costa.

Mr. Biden and Obama are set to stump for Fetterman and Democrat gubernatorial nominee Josh Shapiro together in Philadelphia, while Obama will also participate in a get-out-the-vote rally with Fetterman in Pittsburgh.

A CBS News Battleground Tracker found Fetterman led Oz by two points before they debated last week. »