The Daily Populous

Monday May 15th, 2023 morning edition

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Dismissing the opposition’s claims of foul play, he even predicted the final trickle of results on Sunday could push him over the 50 percent needed for another five-year stint in power.

“We don’t know whether the presidential election will be finished in the first round.

If our people have decided to finish it in the second round then that’s most welcome too.

We believe we will finish the election in the first round successfully.”.

He said 300 ballot boxes were being held up in Ankara, and 783 in Istanbul.

Two of Turkey’s most senior opposition politicians, Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu and Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş, cried foul over the way the state-run Anadolu news agency was reporting results.

This is a highly sensitive topic as Anadolu’s feed is widely used by TV channels for their live election coverage. »

Republican Admits Key 'Informant' Against Joe Biden Now Missing

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Representative James Comer, a Kentucky Republican, admitted on Sunday that his fellow Republicans lost track of a key witness in an investigation about the Biden family being involved in an alleged bribery scheme.

Representative James Comer, a Kentucky Republican, is seen on February 8 in Washington, D.C. Comer admitted on Sunday that his fellow Republicans lost track of a key witness in the Biden family investigation into an alleged bribery scheme.

They're one of three things, Maria, they're either currently in court, they're currently in jail, or they're currently missing. »

He likes to be, under the sea: Florida man sets record for living underwater

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He likes to be, under the sea: Florida man sets record for living underwater.

The previous underwater habitation record of 73 days, two hours and 34 minutes was set by two professors from Tennessee in 2014 at the same location.

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A university professor broke a record for the longest time living underwater without depressurization this weekend at a Florida Keys lodge for scuba divers. »

'Elden Ring' has sold more than 20 million copies

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In little more than a year, Elden Ring has sold approximately 20.5 million copies.

In just 18 days, Bandai Namco sold more than 12 million copies of the action RPG.

Pretty good for a game that was expected to sell about 4 million copies in five days. »

Week after Allen shooting, Biden calls white supremacy ‘most dangerous terrorist threat’

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President Joe Biden on Saturday called white supremacy the “most dangerous terrorist threat” faced by the United States today — one week after eight people were killed by a shooter in Allen who sympathized with the ideology in social-media posts.

Extremist groups, especially those espousing white nationalist and white supremacist ideology, are a growing threat in Texas.

In a report earlier this year, the Anti-Defamation League said Texas led the nation in the distribution of white supremacist propaganda. »