The Daily Populous

Thursday November 24th, 2022 day edition

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For decades, it’s been unthinkable that Alaska could let a Democrat occupy its only seat in the House of Representatives, which had been held by the late GOP Rep. Don Young since 1972.

Peltola’s had just enough time to drop off her suitcase in Washington after winning the seat in an August special election.

Palin was also her main opponent then, and in the months since, Peltola only grew her lead.

It’s not a system that benefits election-denying extremists like Palin, and Palin is not a good loser.

Palin was the first to sign her name last week to a citizens initiative that would overturn ranked choice voting.

Palin, who had the endorsement of Donald Trump, is an election conspiracist and proponent of misinformation.

Peltola has openly supported codifying abortion rights into federal law—like her campaign slogan promises, she’ll be a “pro-choice, pro-fish” voice in Congress. »

Brazil judge fines Bolsonaro allies millions after ‘bad faith’ election challenge

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Alexandre de Moraes, a supreme court justice, also fined the parties in Bolsonaro’s coalition 22.9m reais ($4.3m) for what the court described as bad faith litigation.

His coalition said its audit of the 30 October second-round runoff between Bolsonaro and Lula had found “signs of irreparable … malfunction” in some electronic voting machines.

Bolsonaro himself has authorised his government to begin preparing for a presidential transition in the days after October’s run-off election. »

Viral friends Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton are getting together for Thanksgiving for the 7th year in a row. They hang out other times, too — like when she got a tattoo

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For the seventh year in a row, Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton are getting together for Thanksgiving.

It all started in 2016, when Dench and Hinton first connected – by accident – via text.

Dench thought she was texting her grandson about Thanksgiving plans, but accidentally sent the text to Hinton, a complete stranger. »

Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Have Biggest Nintendo Launch Ever

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Pokémon has always been a big seller, but the first sales figures for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are absolutely bonkers.

This is the biggest Nintendo game debut in history for any Nintendo platform, and could potentially be the biggest launch of any first party title from any gaming platform.

Despite poor technological performance, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet change up the Pokémon formula like no Pokémon game has before. »

Report: Man drinks bleach in Florida courtroom after jury finds him guilty

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man found guilty of armed robbery by a Florida jury drank a cup of bleach after the verdict was read, WPLG-TV reported.

The family of Jermaine Bell, who has been in custody for more than three years fighting the charges against him, says he drank a cup of bleach.

WPLG-TV reported that Bell became so sick that he was removed from the courtroom on a stretcher and taken to a hospital. »