The Daily Populous

Monday December 12nd, 2022 evening edition

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The diplomat criticized Ukraine and the U.S., accusing both of undermining potential peace talks.

"It was crucial for us to make Turkey understand the situation that Western media outlets keep distorting, unfortunately.

Russian forces are still occupying swathes of Ukrainian territory, taken since Moscow's latest invasion began on February 24.

Ukraine has also been striking targets across the border with Russia, including a suspected drone strike—attributed to Kyiv but not officially claimed—on strategic bomber bases used to launch the Kremlin's devastating infrastructure offensive.

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Russia does not see any prospect for negotiations at this time.

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"You must remember how it all ended, it ended with Ukraine demonstrating aggressive and unconstructive behavior," he said. »

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon

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Senator Merkley Introduces Legislation to Ban Hedge Fund Ownership of Residential Housing.

Senator Jeff Merkley introduced the End Hedge Fund Control of American Homes Act, a piece of legislation aimed at ending Wall Street ownership of residential housing.

Following the 2008 housing crisis, large private equity firms and hedge funds bought substantial portfolios of foreclosed homes as an investment opportunity. »

Elon Musk Threatens Twitter 2.0 Employees

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However, one of the few things Musk has no control over is the information that comes out of Twitter 2.0.

"Elon Musk is threatening to sue Twitter employees who leak confidential information to the press.

Importantly, Musk made drastic cuts upon his arrival at Twitter, which resulted in the elimination of half of the 7,500 jobs in one day. »

Nearly half of COVID patients worldwide still have symptoms after 4 months, according to a giant new study

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Almost half of COVID survivors globally—both children and adults—have lingering symptoms four months later, according to a landmark new study.

Researchers at the University of Leicester in England performed an analysis of nearly 200 studies of prior COVID patients, involving nearly 750,000 people in all.

Meanwhile, sleep issues, breathlessness, and problems participating in normal daily activities were reported in just under a quarter of patients, according to the study. »