The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 4th, 2023 night edition

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Shortly after we published this article, in response to re-sending questions I’d sent them on Wednesday, ADF sent me an email with a link to a Twitter thread calling my reporting a “last-minute attempt to malign Lorie.”.

I asked Stewart if he had any response to ADF’s claims that the website inquiry was “genuine.”

Stewart reaffirmed to me that the information in the inquiry is his personal information—and that he’s straight and has been married to a woman since the late 2000s.

“The ADF should show proof that the Stewart and Mike in the submission are who they claim to be,” he said.

And has he heard from ADF?

They would perhaps be in less peril now to substantiate the inquiry.

But no—while ADF has responded to other journalists, they have yet to reach out to Stewart. »

25-year-old reportedly found 8 years after going missing as a teen while walking dogs in NW Houston

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The then-17-year-old was reported missing in 2015 after his dogs returned from a walk without him, prompting an extensive search.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Now-25-year-old Rudy Farias is recovering in the hospital following his 8-year disappearance in northwest Houston, according to authorities.

Rudy Farias was 17 years old when he was walking his two dogs near Tidwell and Park Drive on March 6, 2015. »

‘Great news’: EU hails discovery of massive phosphate rock deposit in Norway

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By far the largest phosphate rock deposits in the world – around 50 billion tonnes – are situated in the Western Sahara region of Morocco.

In an emailed statement to EURACTIV, the European Commission welcomed confirmation of the massive Norwegian deposit of phosphate rock.

But phosphorous is also used in the production of solar panels and lithium-iron-phosphate batteries (LFP) for electric cars, as well as semiconductors and computer chips – although in small quantities. »

Vietnam bans Barbie film over disputed map of China’s South China Sea claims

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Vietnam has banned Warner Bros’s Barbie film from domestic distribution over a scene featuring a map that shows China’s unilaterally claimed territory in the South China Sea, state media have reported.

A photograph taken in August 2022 shows a fishing boat near Vietnam’s Ly Son island, close to a disputed archipelago in the South China Sea region.

Vietnam and China have long had overlapping territorial claims to a potentially energy-rich stretch in the South China Sea. »

Ukraine warns of nuclear disaster as Russia orders staff to leave power plant

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KYIV – Ukrainian officials and intelligence officers warned Russia could be preparing to blow up a nuclear power station, leading to a radioactive environmental disaster.

According to Ukrainian intelligence, Russian workers have been told to leave the power station by July 5.

Earlier last month Ukrainian spy chief Kyrylo Budanov said Russia was ready to orchestrate a technological disaster at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. »