The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 10th, 2023 day edition

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The conservative supreme court justice Clarence Thomas must resign, an ethics watchdog said on Tuesday, citing revelations about Thomas’s failure to declare lavish gifts and financial support from a Republican mega-donor, Harlan Crow.

In the case of the school fees, Thomas did declare a gift from another donor for the same purpose.

Critics say this shows he knew he should have declared gifts from Crow.

On Tuesday, Crow rebuffed a request from the Senate finance committee, citing tax concerns, for a list of gifts given to Thomas Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images.

On Tuesday, Crow rebuffed a request from the Senate finance committee, citing tax concerns, for a list of gifts given to Thomas.

Democrats on the judiciary committee also sent Crow a letter, asking for details of gifts to Thomas.

“For the sake of our judiciary and the sake of people’s faith in its legitimacy, you must resign. »

Rep. George Santos charged by Justice Department in federal probe

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Santos was en route back to New York Tuesday night, skipping House votes for the evening, according to a source familiar.

Prior to her departure from the office, CNN witnessed three staffers for Santos abruptly depart with their bags.

Santos was spotted by CNN in the Capitol earlier in the day on his way in and out of McCarthy’s office. »

The Mexican family who gave up fishing to monitor and rescue sea turtles

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However, the group has not always managed to obtain what they need to go out to sea and monitor sea turtles.

They now use this boat to monitor turtles and rescue them from abandoned fishing gear.

Today, with their 12 years of work, the family has captured, documented and released 814 green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea). »

Private Division Announces Publishing Partnership with Game Freak

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Game Freak is the creator of “Pokémon” and the developer of the original “Pokémon” game series.

Private Division has future unannounced projects in development with Moon Studios, Evening Star, Yellow Brick Games, Wētā Workshop, Game Freak, and other esteemed independent developers.

Private Division continues to build its internal studio capacity, with Roll7 and Intercept Games as internal developers for the Label. »

E. Jean Carroll: Jury finds Donald Trump sexually abused columnist in civil case, awards her $5 million

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A Manhattan federal jury found that Donald Trump sexually abused E. Jean Carroll in a luxury department store dressing room in the spring of 1996 and awarded her $5 million for battery and defamation.

While the jury found that Trump sexually abused her, sufficient to hold him liable for battery, the jury did not find that Carroll proved he raped her.

“I filed this lawsuit against Donald Trump to clear my name and to get my life back,” she said in a statement. »