The Daily Populous

Friday April 28th, 2023 evening edition

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At least 16 Russians have been tricked into attempting arson on government buildings and cars.

They were told by scammers to chuck Molotov cocktails, but most were unsuccessful, per local media.

Russian pensioners are being tricked into tossing Molotov cocktails at Russian military offices and officials' cars, according to local media outlets.

The people involved have tried to set fire to enlistment offices, bank ATMs, a car trunk, and a police department, though most have been unsuccessful, the outlet reported.

He'd taught Olga how to create the Molotov cocktails and instructed her to start a fire in the government building, according to Shot.

Some of the scammed Russians were younger, like a 36-year-old mother with a newborn baby and a 22-year-old student, according to MediaZona.

The press department for the Russian government did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment sent outside regular business hours. »

Michigan 7th grader safely brings full school bus to a stop after driver loses consciousness

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A seventh grader in Michigan is being praised as a hero for preventing his school bus from crashing after his bus driver lost consciousness, according to a school official.

But the driver didn’t make it to where she planned to park, eventually passed out and couldn’t stop the bus, which started to veer into oncoming traffic, he said.

Warren police and fire departments responded to the scene within minutes and treated the bus driver, according to the superintendent. »

AOC: “January 6 Was a Dress Rehearsal” for GOP Campaign to Expel Democrats

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Zephyr’s removal is just one of Republicans lawmakers’ recent moves to silence their Democratic colleagues, in blatant displays of fascism.

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Green energy surge cuts east-coast power costs from record highs

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Significant growth in clean energy output and the impact of emergency fossil fuel price caps are continuing to drive down wholesale electricity costs on the eastern seaboard from last year’s unprecedented highs.

Large-scale renewable energy and rooftop solar panels pushed wholesale power prices below $0 more often than ever for this time of the year.

Coal remained the power grid’s largest contributor, accounting for 58 per cent of generation across the quarter. »