The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 19th, 2023 night edition

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This appears to be the case with California Senator Dianne Feinstein, 89, who has not shown up to the Senate chamber since February.

Feinstein is not alone in her absence this year—Senator John Fetterman, another Democrat, returned to the Senate on Monday following six weeks of treatment for depression.

But hers is particularly pressing as a member of the slim Democratic majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

American women's right to make a decision about their own body is now in limbo, batted about by various judges across the land.

Feinstein is absolutely a trailblazing figure who has made her mark in American history, particularly on behalf of American women.

But it is not sexist, as Pelosi implies, to say that an 89-year-old who can't show up to work should consider retirement.

At some point, you've got to pass the baton, preferably before you fall down on the track. »

‘World’s longest’ purpose-built cycling tunnel opens in Norway

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A three-kilometer-long (1.8-mile) cycling and pedestrian tunnel has been blasted through the base of Løvstakken mountain and its makers say it’s the longest purpose-built tunnel of its kind.

It takes a little under 10 minutes to whizz through the tunnel by bike and around 40 if strolling by foot.

The tram line through the mountain required a parallel evacuation tunnel, so the developers decided to make the new tunnel multipurpose. »

FBI arrests guardsman who applied for job on

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Josiah Garcia, a Tennessee air national guardsman, was arrested after federal agents said he responded to an online ad through the parody website.

In one follow-up he added a section on “Why I want this Job”, according to the affidavit.

He said he just received a job offer at a Nashville medical center that he intended to take instead. »

Swedish public radio is 4th news organization to leave Twitter

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Swedish public radio has decided to leave Twitter after more than 14 years, saying the social media network has become less relevant in recent years.

It makes it the fourth news organization to leave Twitter in less than a week.

The decision makes SR the fourth major news organization to leave Twitter in less than a week. »

Introducing “Monster Hunter Now” Niantic and CAPCOM team up to bring Monster Hunter to the real world in September 2023 – Niantic Labs

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For anyone who’s ever dreamed of hunting monsters in the real world, “Monster Hunter Now” brings that fantasy to life.

“Monster Hunter Now is a new and unprecedented Monster Hunter game that entices players to go out with their Palico and encounter incredible monsters in the real world,” said Ryozo Tsujimoto, Producer of the Monster Hunter series for CAPCOM.

Register to ‘Monster Hunter Now” closed beta test. For the latest news on “Monster Hunter Now”. »