The Daily Populous

Friday November 25th, 2022 day edition

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President Biden vowed Thursday to push a ban on “assault weapons” before the next Congress forms — as he decried the sale of semiautomatic weapons as “sick.”.

We should have much stricter gun laws,” Biden told reporters outside the Nantucket Fire Department in Massachusetts, where he met with first responders on Thanksgiving.

The commander-in-chief railed against semiautomatic weapons, calling for their ban before the new Congress forms in January.

“The idea we still allow semiautomatic weapons to be purchased is sick.

President Biden called for the ban of semiautomatic weapons before the new Congress forms in January.

“I’m going to do it whenever I — I got to make that assessment as I get in and start counting the votes,” Biden added.

He noted that his late son Beau Biden enforced them in Delaware where he served as attorney general — and that it saved lives. »

Luring pedophiles through fake online ads is not entrapment, Supreme Court says

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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that online police investigations targeting adults looking to have sex with children do not constitute police entrapment.

Undercover officers posted ads offering the opportunity to have sex with an 18-year-old girl.

This investigation was the first in Ontario to target sex offenders by setting up fake ads meant to lure offenders. »

After renegade nurse chops off man’s foot, state finds heap of system failures

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A nursing aide who spoke with state investigators said the man "really declined after his foot was gone," according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which reviewed a state inspection report.

Though they should have been conducting weekly assessments of his feet, the facility did not perform any assessments over months.

Leadership at the nursing home, meanwhile, failed to respond to the incident properly, according to the state report. »

Ghana plans to buy oil with gold instead of U.S. dollars

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The move is meant to tackle dwindling foreign currency reserves coupled with demand for dollars by oil importers, which is weakening the local cedi and increasing living costs.

"The barter of gold for oil represents a major structural change," he added.

Ghana produces crude oil but it has relied on imports for refined oil products since its only refinery shut down after an explosion in 2017. »