The Daily Populous

Saturday February 10th, 2018 day edition

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Actor Reg E. Cathey, who played Freddy on “House of Cards” and appeared in “The Wire,” has died.

Known for his distinctive baritone voice, Reginald Eugene Cathey began acting in 1984 in a television movie called “A Doctor’s Story.”

Cathey won an Emmy for outstanding guest actor in a drama series in 2015 for his work on “House of Cards.”

He was previously nominated in 2014 and received another nomination in 2016 for the same role.

“We are heartbroken by the passing of our friend and House of Cards colleague Reg E. Cathey,” said Netflix in a statement.

Born in Alabama, he graduated from J.O. Johnson High School where he acted in the play “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

He joined the theater world in 2009 to play Ellis Boyd “Red” Redding in London production of “The Shawshank Redemption.”. »

Georgian College cancels diploma in homeopathy

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Georgian College says it is cancelling its controversial advanced diploma program in homeopathy.

"In light of the recent response from our local community and beyond and in consideration of our students, Georgian College has made the decision to cancel the homeopathy program," the Ontario school said in a statement on Friday.

The program had been approved by the Georgian College board of governors and the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. »

Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Stop Lying About Net Neutrality

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Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Stop Lying About Net Neutrality.

As the FCC rushed to repeal net neutrality, one common justification by Ajit Pai and the agency was that the FCC's 2015 rules "utterly devastated" telecom sector investment.

"But the opposite, equally simplistic conclusion--that broadband investment falls because of net neutrality rules and rises when net neutrality rules are repealed--is exactly what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his staff have repeatedly claimed despite what the evidence shows," he continues. »

Cocaine galore! Villagers live it up on profits from 'white lobster'

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Centuries of troubles have bobbed on the waves off the Mosquito Coast: Christopher Columbus, the Spanish conquest, pirates, slave ships.

What they are looking for, and what they have coyly euphemised, are big, bulging bags of Colombian cocaine.

Colombian speedboats hug the coastline so closely that this narco-route to the US is known as the "country road". »

Rabobank Fined $369M for Money Laundering After Calling Bitcoin 'Risky'

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Rabobank, a major Dutch bank which last week refused to service Bitcoin businesses due to “compliance risks,” has been fined $369 million for money laundering.

As various news resources report, Rabobank was one of the major Dutch institutions outright rejecting cryptocurrency entrepreneurs.

Last week Rabobank refused #cryptocurrency businesses to open a bank account due to money laundering risks. »