The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 27th, 2023 day edition

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Olivia Chow has been elected mayor of Toronto, CP24 declares, ending almost 13 years of right-leaning rule at Toronto City Hall and becoming the first woman and the first visible minority person to lead post-amalgamation Toronto.

Toronto is a place of hope, a city of second chances,” Chow said.

The second time turned out to be the charm for Chow, who ran for mayor and lost to John Tory in 2014.

He released a statement Monday congratulating Chow and saying he would help her succeed as mayor in any way he can.

Saunders had Premier Doug Ford backing him, with Ford publicly stating that a Chow win would be a “disaster.”.

Olivia Chow says “she will work tirelessly in building a city that is more caring, affordable and safe and where everyone belongs.

“Olivia and I have been political opponents but tomorrow we will be colleagues and I suspect there will be opportunities to collaborate,” Coun. »

Exclusive: CNN obtains the tape of Trump’s 2021 conversation about classified documents

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CNN has exclusively obtained the audio recording of the 2021 meeting in Bedminster, New Jersey, where President Donald Trump discusses holding secret documents he did not declassify.

Hear the conversation Listen to audio exclusively obtained by CNN of a July 2021 conversation during which former President Donald Trump acknowledges he held on to a classified Pentagon document about a potential attack on Iran.

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The Supreme Court won’t let a North Carolina charter school force girls to wear skirts to school

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday left in place an appellate ruling barring a North Carolina public charter school from requiring girls to wear skirts to school.

The justices declined without comment to hear an appeal from the Charter Day School in the eastern North Carolina town of Leland.

The dress code already has been changed to allow girls to wear pants, in line with the lower court ruling. »