The Daily Populous

Monday November 21st, 2022 morning edition

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What it probably did not expect was that the BBC would ignore the entire event in favour of a broadcast criticising the treatment of migrant workers, highlighting corruption at Fifa and discussing the ban on homosexuality in Qatar.

Also, the decision six years ago to switch the World Cup from summer to winter.”.

He concluded: “Against that backdrop, there’s a tournament to be played – one that will be watched and enjoyed around the world.

The BBC declined to explain why it had shunted coverage of the opening ceremony – traditionally an opportunity for host countries to project soft power around the world – to an online-only stream.

At the same moment, BBC One viewers were watching the presenter Ros Atkins introduce an interview with Amnesty International and state: “We’ve never seen a World Cup with a carbon footprint like this before.”.

Even the former footballers brought in to analyse the actual sport for the BBC broke down any pretence that politics should be kept out of football.

The former England international Alex Scott mocked Fifa’s chief, Gianni Infantino, for suggesting he could feel solidarity with migrant workers and the expense of attending the World Cup. »

AOC Tells Boebert, ‘You Don’t Get to Thoughts and Prayers Your Way Out of’ LGBTQ Nightclub Shooting

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Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a response to the Republican congresswoman, writing, “You have played a major role in elevating anti-LGBT+ hate rhetoric and anti-trans lies while spending your time in Congress blocking even the most common sense gun safety laws.”.

“You don’t get to ‘thoughts and prayers’ your way out of this,” she added.

@laurenboebert you have played a major role in elevating anti-LGBT+ hate rhetoric and anti-trans lies while spending your time in Congress blocking even the most common sense gun safety laws. »

Video: Wildlife crossings built with tribal knowledge drastically reduce collisions

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Previously known as one of Montana’s most dangerous roads, Highway 93 was upgraded to include 42 wildlife crossings that were built based on Indigenous traditional knowledge and values.

Today, more than 22,000 animals use these wildlife crossings annually, camera traps show.

Working in partnership with an architectural firm in Seattle, Jones & Jones, the Salish and Kootenai tribes used Indigenous knowledge provided by tribal wildlife ecologists to design safe highway crossings for wildlife and people. »

Fossils of car-sized dinosaur-era sea turtle unearthed in Spain

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It dwarfed today's largest turtle - the leatherback, which can reach 7 feet (2 meters) long and is known for marathon marine migrations.

Leviathanochelys nearly matched the largest turtle on record - Archelon, which lived roughly 70 million years ago and reached about 15 feet (4.6 meters) long.

[1/2] An illustrated reconstruction of the large Cretaceous Period sea turtle Leviathanochelys aenigmatica, which lived about 83 million years ago and whose fossils were found in Catalonia's Alt Urgell county in northeastern Spain, is seen in this undated handout image. »

Company Of Heroes 3 Could Be Coming To PS5 And Xbox Series X|S

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The Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee has rated Company of Heroes 3 for both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

If Company of Heroes 3 does indeed come to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, that would mark the first time the franchise will be put on consoles.

Neither 2006's Company of Heroes nor 2013's Company of Heroes 2 were on any consoles. »