The Daily Populous

Friday September 15th, 2023 evening edition

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American XL bully dogs are a danger to communities and will be banned, Rishi Sunak has vowed, after a man was mauled to death.

Police in London are also hunting the owner of a grey pitbull-type dog that attacked a four-year-old boy on Monday.

But the Dog Control Coalition, which encompasses animal charities including the RSPCA, Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club, said banning XL bully dogs will not stop attacks.

Earlier, in a video statement posted to X, formerly known as Twitter, the prime minister said: "The American XL bully dog is a danger to our communities, particularly our children.

Yesterday we saw another suspected XL bully dog attack, which has tragically led to a fatality.

Home Secretary Suella Braverman also posted to X, saying: "Today's tragedy underlines the need to ban the American XL Bully.

Meanwhile, Downing Street denied the government had taken too long to ban American XL bully dogs. »

John Fetterman Claps Back At 'Crying' Matt Gaetz: 'Get Your S**t Together'

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came out swinging after Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) took a dig at his clothing on Thursday.

“Government shutdown in t-minus 16 days,” Fetterman wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter, referring to the House’s failure to pass spending bills.

“That is the best-dressed we have ever seen John Fetterman,” Gaetz told Steve Bannon after the two watched a video clip of the senator. »

Chinese defence minister under investigation for corrupt procurement

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The probe into Li, who was appointed as defence minister in March, and the eight officials is being carried out by the military's powerful disciplinary inspection commission, those two people said.

The State Council and the Defence Ministry did not immediately return requests for comment.

The two men had prominent public-facing roles and also serve among China's five state councillors, a post outranking a regular minister. »