The Daily Populous

Wednesday July 19th, 2023 night edition

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Now 55 years old, Kelly is eager to reconnect with Cheng, and has been actively searching for him via appeals on social media.

Kelly's appeals made their way to Mothership's inbox after a tip-off from the admin of a Facebook group.

As she loved writing letters, this was an "opportunity to learn more about the world through another person".

Kelly said that air mail took a long while back then, and this was the most frequent they could communicate.

Moreover, I have to spent more time on my study to prepare for the GCE O-Level examination at the end of this year.

I used to collect stamps, but I'm not as keen now although I still keep the stamps.

Their letters continued for much of their schooling journey until Kelly started college and Cheng enlisted for National Service. »

Trump says he is about to be arrested again after letter confirms he’s target of Jan 6 grand jury

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“On Sunday night, while I was with my family...HORRIFYING NEWS for our country was given to me by my attorneys,” said Mr Trump.

stating that I am a TARGET of the January 6th Grand Jury investigation, and giving me a very short 4 days to report to the Grand Jury, which almost always means an Arrest and Indictment.”.

In the past, Mr Garland has made statements about the case at short news conferences so while declining to answer further questions about it. »

Woman gored by Bison at Yellowstone

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A woman visiting Yellowstone National Park was hospitalized Monday after being gored by a bison, National Park Service officials said.

The unidentified 47-year-old tourist from Phoenix was walking with another person near the Lake Lodge Cabins on the north shore of Lake Yellowstone when they saw two bison, according to NPS.

Officials said the two visitors turned around and tried to walk away, but one bison charged at them and gored the woman. »

Extreme heat radiates around the globe as 50C recorded in US and China

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Even in Phoenix, accustomed to hot weather, the prolonged bout of extreme heat is testing people and worrying officials.

Another unhoused woman, Maritza Villegas, said she has gotten shaky and jittery from the heat, which provoked dry heaves.

The World Meteorological Organization said the extreme heat and rainfall was expected to extend into August. »

3-year-old driving a golf cart hit and killed 7-year-old in Fort Myers, Florida, police say

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A 3-year-old driving a golf cart struck and killed a 7-year-old on Monday afternoon in Fort Myers, Florida, according to a news release from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Concerns about minors driving golf carts in Florida recently prompted the passage of a new state law, CNN affiliate WJFX reported.

It doesn’t state an age when minors become eligible to start driving golf carts but does state all minors must have a permit or driver’s license to legally drive a golf cart in Florida. »