The Daily Populous

Thursday May 4th, 2023 morning edition

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A Texas Democrat with a history of beating Republicans is gearing up to take on a seasoned opponent.

On Wednesday, Colin Allred, a U.S. House representative for Texas, announced his 2024 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Senator Ted Cruz on YouTube.

Texas Rep. Colin Allred speaks in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2019.

Allred has announced his 2024 Senate campaign against Ted Cruz.

Allred's Successful History of Beating Republicans.

In 2024, Allred will take on another Republican challenger should he win the Democrat primary and go head-to-head with Cruz.

Cruz was elected to the Senate in 2012, beating Democrat challenger Paul Sadler by 16 points. »

Zelenskyy: We did not attack Putin – that's for the tribunal to do

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Quote: "We are not attacking either Putin or Moscow; we are fighting on our own territory, defending our villages and towns.

We don't even have enough weapons to do that... That's why we didn't attack Putin; we'll leave that to the [international – ed.]

The United States said it is gathering evidence about the incident involving the drone which Russia is claiming attacked the Kremlin. »

Care home resident fulfils dream of watching male striptease show at 92

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A care home resident has seen her dream come true after watching a male striptease show.

Jane Baxter, home manager at Sway Place, said Ms Richardson’s dream is testament that “age is just a number”.

Alice Woods, managing director for Dreamboys, said allowing Ms Richardson to meet the male striptease act “had to happen” after hearing about the 92-year-old’s dream. »

CNN: US ambassador says China should push Russia to end its war in Ukraine

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Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns said on May 2 that "it’d be helpful if China pushed Russia to cease bombing of Ukrainian schools, and Ukrainian hospitals, and Ukrainian apartment buildings," CNN reported.

Burns also said the U.S. had not seen evidence that China was providing lethal military aid to Russia, but it was monitoring it.

However, the proposal also urges abandoning "the Cold War mentality" and "stopping unilateral sanctions," rhetoric frequently used by Beijing to criticize the West's response to Russia's war. »

Bolsonaro’s vaccine status falsified before he entered U.S., police say

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Bolsonaro, a longtime vaccine skeptic, has asserted for years that he never received a coronavirus vaccine.

But in December, shortly after he lost the election, Brazilian police say, his vaccine status was falsified to say he had been vaccinated.

Police say Bolsonaro’s advisers entered inaccurate information into a Ministry of Health system between November 2021 and December 2022 to obtain falsified vaccine certificates for Bolsonaro, his 12-year-old daughter, Laura, and several aides and their family members. »