The Daily Populous

Friday June 2nd, 2023 evening edition

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Lauren Boebert has released a statement after she missed Wednesday's debt ceiling bill vote in the House, without directly addressing her absence despite having previously vowed to vote against the deal.

Axios Capital Hill reporter Juliegrace Brufke claimed Boebert had "narrowly missed the vote" after "running up the steps right as they gaveled.".

In the House, the deal passed by 314 votes to 117, with 71 Republicans among those who opposed it.

Lauren Boebert speaks on the debt limit deal outside the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 2023.

Despite publicly opposing the deal, Boebert didn't vote against it in the House.

Boebert went on to say the debt confrontation was a missed opportunity to "significantly cut federal spending," and insisted she didn't fail to vote out of fear.

He commented: "Kevin McCarthy deserves credit for what he's been able to achieve in the debt ceiling deal. »

Japan vending machines to automatically offer free food if earthquake hits

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Japan has extended its natural disaster preparations to vending machines, which will offer free food and drink in the event of a major earthquake or typhoon.

The machines, which contain about 300 bottles and cans of soft drinks and 150 emergency food items, including nutritional supplements, have been installed near buildings that have been designated as evacuation shelters.

In another first, a vending machine with a radio that will automatically issue emergency broadcasts was set up in a park in Tokyo earlier this year. »

Twitter's head of trust and safety says she has resigned

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Irwin, who joined Twitter in June 2022, took over as head of the trust and safety team in November when previous head Yoel Roth resigned.

Irwin's departure comes as the platform has struggled to retain advertisers, with brands wary of appearing next to unsuitable content.

Musk announced earlier this month that he hired Linda Yaccarino, former NBCUniversal advertising chief, to become Twitter's new CEO. »

Markwayne Mullin Gets Laughs With Odd Comment During Hearing

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“I’m not just calling you that chairman, you openly say that you’re a socialist in your book, Outsider in the House.

I have a book here, here in front of me called Our Skin,” Mullin continued, adding:.

‘A long time ago, way before you were born, a group of white people made up an idea called race. »

With Brazil’s backing, Argentina wins acceptance to BRICs bank

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Rousseff informed Economy Minister Sergio Massa on Thursday that Argentina will become part of the NDB once a plenary BRICS meeting in August approves its entry.

The board of directors agrees with Argentina joining the bank.

As for the BRICS bank, the financing for Argentina will come from an expansion of capital supplied by Brazil, local outlets reported. »