The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 3rd, 2023 day edition

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Pro rally driver and Hoonigan co-founder Ken Block was killed in a snowmobile accident on Monday, Hoonigan and local authorities confirmed.

Block, a prolific figure in the car community, was 55 years old.

A co-founder of DC shoes, he moved into the world of rally and quickly made a name for himself, developing the Hoonigan brand and creating the much-loved Gymkhana video series.

"It's with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today," a statement from Hoonigan says.

Block was riding on a steep slope in the Mill Hollow area outside Woodland, Utah at around 2:00 p.m. when his snowmobile "upended, landing on top of him," police said.

Block was riding with a group but alone at the time of the incident.

Block is survived by his wife, Lucy, and three children. »

Erdoğan plots war, crackdown to save his skin

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It’s a ruthless drive by Erdoğan to cling to power in 2023 — the centenary of the Turkish Republic — and let’s hope he fails.

For now, the ruling’s suspended pending appeals, but Erdoğan may try to expedite the judicial process, so his rival is barred from running.

Erdoğan, a former Istanbul mayor, was himself on the receiving end of similar judicial harassment before the AKP triumphed in 2002. »

Taliban 'Worried About Andrew Tate' as They Ask for His Freedom

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On Saturday, Khan tweeted: "We are hosting a Twitter space with the Afghan Taliban to discuss the detainment of Andrew Tate.

We are hosting a Twitter space with the Afghan Taliban to discuss the detainment of Andrew Tate.

The Twitter space was called "heart emoji Andrew Tate heart emoji, followed by "w/ Taliban.". »

American exceptionalism is in danger due to hypocrisy

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When he entered office, President Joe Biden pledged to prioritize human rights in his foreign policy.

These incidents serve as hard evidence that American arms sales are going to established state sponsors of terrorism.

The days of American hegemony are coming to an end, and the United States continues to lose its global influence due to this hypocrisy. »