The Daily Populous

Sunday March 25th, 2018 evening edition

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FX is not going forward with its Marvel’s Deadpool animated adult action-comedy series, from Atlanta creator/executive producer/star Donald Glover and writer Stephen Glover.

“Due to creative differences, FX, Donald Glover, Stephen Glover and Marvel Television have agreed to part ways on Marvel’s Deadpool animated series,” the network said in a statement Saturday.

FX’s other collaboration with Marvel TV, live-action drama series Legion, is heading into its second season, which debuts April 3.

The untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series was to be produced by Marvel TV in association with FX Productions and ABC Signature Studios.

Further complicating things, for Donald Glover, the Deadpool animated series fell under an exclusive overall deal he has at FX Prods.

(Donald Glover and his brother Stephen were attached as showrunners, executive producers and writers of the Deadpool animated series).

The goal had been to launch a new FXX animated series behind Season 9 of Archer in 2018, with Marvel’s Deadpool considered a strong contender. »

Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones

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Downloaded my facebook data as a ZIP file Somehow it has my entire call history with my partner's mum — Dylan McKay (@dylanmckaynz) March 21, 2018.

This experience has been shared by a number of other Facebook users who spoke with Ars, as well as independently by us—my own Facebook data archive, I found, contained call-log data for a certain Android device I used in 2015 and 2016, along with SMS and MMS message metadata.

Google deprecated version 4.0 of the Android API in October 2017—the point at which the latest call metadata in Facebook users' data was found. »

Police spies helped create employee ‘blacklist’ for UK companies, force admits

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Workers who complained of safety violations were reported by police spies and prevented from getting another job in the construction industry, an investigation has uncovered.

It came in response to a complaint filed by the Blacklist Support Group (BSG) to a police regulator in 2012.

“The report concludes that, on the balance of probabilities, the allegation that the police or Special Branches supplied information is ‘proven’.”. »

Keep shouting, don't become anesthetized, pope tells young people

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Pope Francis blesses faithful gathered to attend the Palm Sunday Mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, March 25, 2018 REUTERS/Tony Gentile.

Drawing on biblical parallels, Francis urged the young people in the crowd not to let themselves be manipulated.

Pope Francis holds palm as he leads the Palm Sunday Mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, March 25, 2018 REUTERS/Tony Gentile. »