The Daily Populous

Thursday July 20th, 2023 morning edition

image for Texas women testify in lawsuit on state abortion laws: "I don't feel safe to have children in Texas anymore"

The women are not trying to overturn the state's abortion ban, but rather, are seeking a preliminary injunction on the state's abortion laws to allow lifesaving procedures.

The state's lawyers asked the witnesses Wednesday if Paxton had personally told them they could not have an abortion.

Four women who said they were denied abortions and a Houston OB-GYN representing her patients are testifying over two days.

Amanda Zurawski and her husband Josh Zurawski arrive at the Travis County Courthouse on July 19, 2023 in Austin, Texas.

In 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law called SB8 that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

Amanda Zurawski, left, and Samantha Casiano spoke about the impact of Texas' abortion law at a hearing in Austin, Texas, on July 19, 2023.

"I don't feel safe to have children in Texas anymore," she said through tears. »

Judge clarifies: Yes, Trump was found to have raped E. Jean Carroll

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After Donald Trump was found liable for sexually abusing and defaming E. Jean Carroll, his legal team and his defenders lodged a frequent talking point.

Despite Carroll’s claims that Trump had raped her, they noted, the jury stopped short of saying he committed that particular offense.

He says that what the jury found Trump did was in fact rape, as commonly understood. »

‘Intuitive’ pet who ‘hears’ for deaf owner named National Cat of the Year

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An “intuitive” cat who helps his deaf owner by alerting her to sounds around the house has won a national award.

Ms Moss said she “can’t imagine life without Zebby” and added: “I’m over the moon that he’s been honoured in the National Cat Awards.

Cats Protection’s National Cat Awards organiser Ashley Fryer said: “From the moment we read his entry form, we knew Zebby was something special. »

The New Spy Wars

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Then there is Putin himself, whose experience in the KGB’s foreign intelligence directorate profoundly shaped his subsequent political career.

Like Russian intelligence agencies, Chinese intelligence services compete according to fundamentally different rules from those followed by their Western counterparts.

What Western governments need more than anything, however, is imagination when it comes to intelligence collection about closed police states. »