The Daily Populous

Monday July 31st, 2023 night edition

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Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) opened up about his first six months in Congress and did not hold back about how the institution functions.

“There’s a fixation on a lot of dumb s—.

Bad performance art is really what it gets down to,” Fetterman said in an interview with The New York Times.

The freshman senator said everything in Washington is turning into a “culture war,” adding that not everything “has to be a think piece.”.

Specifically pointing to the debt ceiling, he claimed in the interview that here shouldn’t have been drama.

Fetterman also opened up about being away from his family all the time for his job.

His remarks come months after he checked himself into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for clinical depression earlier this year. »

Zelenskiy Warns 'War' Coming To Russia After Drone Attack Closes Moscow's Vnukovo Airport

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned that it was "inevitable" that "war" would come to Russia after authorities there were forced to temporarily close a busy Moscow airport following an overnight drone attack on the capital.

"Gradually, the war is returning to the territory of Russia -- to its symbolic centers and military bases.

"But we must be aware that, just as last year, Russian terrorists can still attack our energy sector and critical facilities this winter.". »

Eight dogs on way to K9 training facility die from heat-related illness after truck's AC unit fails

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At least 8 dogs being transported to a K9 training facility in Michigan City, Indiana died after the AC unit in the cargo area of a truck failed on Thursday, according to authorities.

A driver was transporting the German Shepherds from Chicago O’Hare International Airport when the AC unit keeping the dogs cool stopped working, according to the Lake Station Police Department.

There was a total of 18 dogs in the truck, according to the Humane Society of Hobart, NBC Chicago reported. »

Katie Ledecky breaks Michael Phelps' record for most individual world titles

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Olympic champion Katie Ledecky on Saturday broke Michael Phelps' record for most individual world swimming titles.

Ledecky had tied Phelps' record on Tuesday when she won in the 1,500-meter freestyle — her fifth victory in that specific race.

The Maryland native is the most decorated female swimmer of all time with six individual Olympic gold medals along, with her 16 individual world titles. »

Higher discounts likely to prompt India to buy more crude oil from UAE

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Higher discounts on crude oil offered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to wean India away from Russian crude may soon see Indian refiners ramping up purchases from the Gulf nation, officials at multiple refiners said.

“While discussions are underway, the UAE has offered discounts on crude, which will be more than that of the current level of Russian discounts.

But the level of discounts has continuously shrunk in 2023 as China snapped up large volumes of Russian crude. »