The Daily Populous

Saturday July 8th, 2023 night edition

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Earth's average temperature has set a new unofficial record high once again, the fourth day in a row it has broken or equalled such a milestone.

Key points: The Earth's average temperature was 17.23C on Thursday, breaking the all-time record.

The Earth's average temperature was 17.23C on Thursday, breaking the all-time record The data, from the University of Mine's Climate Reanalyzer, is regarded as another troubling sign of climate change in action.

Still, the Maine data has been widely regarded as another troubling sign of climate change around the globe.

Some climate scientists said this week they were not surprised to see the unofficial records.

Robert Watson, a scientist and former chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said governments and the private sector "are not truly committed to address climate change".

"They demand cheap energy, cheap food and do not want to pay the true cost of food and energy," Dr Watson said. »

Arizona GOP lawmaker may have violated state ‘revenge porn’ law by tweeting X-rated pictures of Hunter Biden

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Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers shared to her more than 300,000 Twitter followers sexual images of President Joe Biden's adult son, Hunter Biden, possibly violating Arizona's 'revenge porn' law.

State Senate President Warren Petersen, also a Republican, released a statement to Arizona’s Family, calling Roger’s re-tweet a mistake.

Ryan said he thinks Rogers violated Arizona’s so-called revenge porn law, which makes intentionally disclosing a sexual picture of anyone without consent a criminal offense. »

Arizona governor greenlights over-the-counter birth control

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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs (D) has expanded access to over-the-counter birth control that will “soon be available to Arizonans,” according to a press release.

Arizonans 18 and older will soon be able to go to their local pharmacy and purchase oral contraceptives without a doctor’s prescription.

Hobbs, in announcing the move Thursday, called reproductive freedom essential to individuals and families “working hard to create a life for themselves in Arizona.”. »

Fox Faces FCC License Threat Over False Election Claims & Jan. 6 Attack

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The false news presented by Fox has done grievous damage to our country and its citizens.”.

Plainly aware that the FCC almost always issue license renewals, Fox Corp don’t seem to be breaking much of a sweat over the petition, at least not outwardly.

Of course, FCC license renewal hearings or not, Fox is still facing a $2.7 billion defamation suit from that other voting machine company Smartmatic over false 2020 election claims – though it could be long after the 2024 election before that case ever goes to trial. »

Security Concerns, Payment Disputes Hinder China's BRI Investment in Pakistan

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Chinese interests in Pakistan have come under militant attacks in recent years, though, upsetting leaders in China and prompting calls for Islamabad to step up the security of its citizens.

He cautioned that, unless effectively tackled, the growing threat of terrorism could have "serious implications for Pakistan-China continued economic cooperation and Chinese investment in Pakistan.".

"Most of the Chinese assistance to Pakistan is in the shape of investments or soft loans,” he said. »