The Daily Populous

Friday January 27th, 2023 day edition

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday and activated 1,000 National Guard troops in response to ongoing violent protests in downtown Atlanta following a shooting last week near a controversial future law enforcement training site in which a Georgia state trooper was wounded and a man was killed.

The state of emergency is in effect until Feb. 9, according to the document, unless renewed by the governor.

The Atlanta protests center around the building of the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, nicknamed "Cop City."

On Jan. 21, six people were arrested after protests at "Cop City" led to property damage and a police vehicle being set ablaze.

Some of the arrested protestors were found with explosives, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said.

The state of emergency declaration authorizes the Georgia National Guard to be used in response to continued protests.

"We are closely monitoring the events in Memphis and are prepared to support peaceful protests in our city," Atlanta police said. »

U.S. military raid in northern Somalia kills a senior ISIS leader and 10 ISIS fighters

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A U.S. military operation in northern Somalia killed a senior leader of the Islamic State terrorist group and 10 other ISIS fighters on Wednesday night, according to two senior administration officials.

Bilal al Sudani, who the officials described as a key operative and facilitator of the terror group’s global network, was the target of the raid.

The operation took place in a mountainous area in northern Somalia and followed months of planning, the officials said. »

OnlyFans star earning £100k a month starts 'affordable housing scheme' for UK families

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Rebecca Goodwin rakes in £100,000 a month by creating adult content on OnlyFans, and now the mum-of-two is planning to use her earnings to create affordable housing.

An OnlyFans star who earns £100,000 a month has promised to help out low-income families by buying houses to rent out at an affordable price.

Announcing her plans to her Twitter followers earlier this week Rebecca wrote: "The ball is now rolling with my ‘affordable housing scheme’. »

The “Special Treatment” Supreme Court Justices Got During The Leak Investigation Should Be Investigated, A Group Told Congress

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But concerns were raised that the marshal’s team did not require the justices to sign affidavits — as they had done with all other Supreme Court staff — swearing they had not been involved in the leak.

Sarah Lipton-Lubet, president of the left-wing group Take Back the Court Action Fund, told BuzzFeed News in a statement.

“Unfortunately, the Court has proven time and again that it is incapable of policing itself,” the letter states. »

'Shocking' delivery men abandon stuck sofa after failing to get it upstairs

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After the delivery people failed to pivot Ansell's new sofa enough they abandoned it while still jammed on the stairs.

He says despite delivery men assuring him that they made tight deliveries 'all the time' the pair from the company failed to get the new sofa bed up a narrow staircase – before abandoning it.

The damage done to the house's stairwell by the furniture company's abandoned sofa delivery. »