The Daily Populous

Sunday January 15th, 2023 night edition

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Twelve people, including a 15-year-old girl, were killed and 73 injured in a missile attack on a multi-storey residential building in Dnipro on Saturday, 14 January.

Source: Kyrylo Tymoshenko, spokesman of Office of the President of Ukraine, on Telegram; Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration on Telegram; Borys Filatov, Dnipro Mayor.

Quote from Tymoshenko: "Savages, at least one building section was destroyed, people who stayed at home for the holiday are trapped under the rubble.".

Details: Later, Reznichenko reported that the youngest of the wounded is three years old.

At 21:54, Reznichenko reported that nine people were killed in the attack on the building, including a 15-year-old girl.

In turn, Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov said that an entire district of the city and its utility services have been cut off the grid because of the strike.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reacted to the attack on the Dnipro by saying that all those involved in this terror will bear the maximum responsibility. »

Kellyanne Conway says 2020 election should've been a 'blowout' for Trump but his campaign squandered a $1.6 billion war chest. Millions went into merchandise and Trump properties.

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To do so, Trump's campaign needs to avoid the "disastrous mistakes" it made in 2020, she wrote.

Trump's 2020 campaign quickly spent a majority of the $1.6 billion it raised, ABC News reported.

Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's former White House counselor, believes the former president's 2020 campaign made "disastrous mistakes" and wasted a $1.6 billion election war chest that in part led to his chaotic election loss. »

Romanian prosecutors take away luxury cars seized in Andrew Tate case

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VOLUNTARI, Romania, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Romanian authorities started on Saturday to take away luxury cars from a property close to the capital as part of a criminal inquiry into alleged human trafficking that led to the arrest of divisive internet personality Andrew Tate.

Romanian anti-organised crime prosecutors detained Tate, his brother Tristan and two Romanian female suspects on Dec. 29 on charges of forming a criminal gang to sexually exploit six women.

[1/3] Romanian officials transport the cars seized from Andrew Tate's compound to a storage location in Pipera, Ilfov, Romania, January 14, 2023. »

The US Just Greenlit High-Tech Alternatives to Animal Testing

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A new law seeks to replace some lab animal use with high-tech alternatives.

While the law doesn’t ban animal testing, it allows drugmakers to use other methods, such as microfluidic chips and miniature tissue models, which use human cells to mimic certain organ functions and structures.

Locke and other advocates point to studies that have shown animal testing to be an unreliable predictor of toxicity in humans. »

An artist is stripping JK Rowling's name off Harry Potter books and reselling them to fans who oppose the author's vocal anti-trans rhetoric. A legal expert says it's not copyright infringement.

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A Canadian trans artist is ripping off JK Rowling's name from the "Harry Potter" books, and replacing the cover for fans who'd rather have the book without the author's name on them.

The artist said in a January 4 TikTok video that they are a "trans artist and bookbinder."

"If they're binding and selling physical books, there's an argument that the claim is about the origin of the physical books," McKenna said. »