The Daily Populous

Saturday November 19th, 2022 morning edition

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Safeguard Defenders, a Europe-based human rights organization, published a report in September revealing the presence of dozens of Chinese police "service stations" in major cities around the world, including New York.

China's Embassy in Washington acknowledged the existence of volunteer-run sites in the United States, but said they were not "police stations" or "police service centers.".

"They are not police personnel from China.

The Embassy did not respond immediately to a Reuters request for a list of the sites.

Republicans in the U.S. Congress, including Representative Jim Banks, have requested answers from the Biden administration about the operations of the sites.

Mark Clifford, president of the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation, said such stations needed to be "stopped in their tracks.".

"By allowing the CCP to operate these types of institutions in their countries, international governments are complicit in Beijing's actions," Clifford said. »

The director of Fallout New Vegas would be open to working on the series again

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Fallout New Vegas director Josh Sawyer has said he could see himself working on the series again in the future.

During an interview with Kinda Funny Games, Obsidian’s design director was asked about his experience making 2010’s Fallout spin-off New Vegas and whether he might one day return to the series.

“I love Fallout, I love the setting, I could see myself working in it again, but you know, we’ll see where the future takes me.”. »

5 NATO carrier strike groups, including the US Navy's newest supercarrier, are patrolling waters around Europe

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NATO carrier strike groups are patrolling waters around Europe.

One of the five groups operating in the area is led by the US Navy's newest supercarrier.

Five NATO aircraft carrier strike groups are patrolling the waters around Europe, highlighting naval cooperation and the capacity for significant naval operations within the military alliance, the US Navy said. »

Suburban Mom Handcuffed, Jailed for Making 8-Year-Old Son Walk Half a Mile Home

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Wallace asked Aiden to walk the rest of the way home—half a mile in quiet, suburban Waco, Texas—so that he could calm down.

As they stood on her porch, the officers told Wallace that her son could have been kidnapped and sex trafficked.

The officer then asked Wallace whether she would let her son walk home again, now that she knew about the sex trafficking. »

President Biden Will Sign Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Act Into Law

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Now the White House says President Biden will soon sign it into law. H.R. 8454 passed the Senate on Wednesday and passed the House of Representatives in July.

Now, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre tells us that President Biden will “soon sign the measure into law.”.

The full text of the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act can be found by clicking here. »