The Daily Populous

Sunday November 27th, 2022 morning edition

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President Zelenskyy compared Russian war tactics to the Soviet-era genocide, which left millions dead.

Their actions have "put the world on the brink of starvation," Zelenskyy said Saturday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy compared the food crisis in Ukraine from the Russian war to the 1930s Stalin-era genocide.

Zelenskyy drew the comparison at the Ukrainian International Summit on Food Security on Saturday, accusing Russia of causing another global crisis.

On Saturday, Zelenskyy accused Russia of using the same tactics in its war of aggression against Ukraine.

They want to destroy us again with bombs, bullets, cold, and again with hunger," Zelenskyy said.

Ukraine is typically an exporter of grains, produce, and dairy, but "this year, unfortunately, is different," Zelenskyy said. »

Man Discovers $40K Ring While Combing Florida Beach and Happily Returns It: 'Karma's Always Good'

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Joseph Cook, 37, was combing Hammock Beach in St. Augustine, Florida, when he made the exciting discovery last month, according to SWNS.

In fact, in a video documenting the find, he called it "the biggest diamond I ever found on the beach.".

Video grab of metal detector Joseph Cook finding a $40,000 diamond ring on Hammock Beach in St Augustine, St Johns County, Florida, USA. »

Outgoing Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says the 'biggest change' he's seen in his congressional career is 'how confrontational Republicans have become'

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Rep. Steny Hoyer recently spoke of the changes he's seen in his nearly 42-year House career.

Hoyer is stepping down from leadership to make way for a new generation, but he'll remain in office.

Outgoing Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, who has long enjoyed strong relationships across the political aisle, said in a recent interview that the "biggest change" he's noticed in the lower chamber throughout his tenure is the more "confrontational" nature of Republicans. »

Company fires 2,700 workers while they were sleeping days before Thanksgiving

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A Mississippi-based furniture company abruptly fired nearly 2,7000 workers in the US just days before Thanksgiving, according to multiple reports.

The company also instructed its drivers to immediately “return equipment, inventory and delivery documents”, regardless of “whether or not [they] have completed [their] delivery”.

On Wednesday, former employee Toria Neal filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that it violated the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act by not providing at least 60 days notice of its shutdown. »

Rats blamed for eating 500 kilograms of cannabis stored by Indian police

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Rats in northern India have been accused of eating hundreds of kilograms of cannabis seized from drug dealers and stored in police warehouses.

Speaking after the court case, Mathura City Police Superintendent Martand Prakash Singh told CNN that the cannabis had been “destroyed by rains and flooding” and not by rats.

The rats typically chose the harder – and more rewarding – task, but after being given marijuana, the same rats picked the easier task. »