The Daily Populous

Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 evening edition

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The feud between Paul Thomas Anderson and Burt Reynolds during the making of “Boogie Nights” has been discussed before, specifically by Burt Reynolds.

Now Anderson has weighed in on his side of the story in an interview with The Ringer’s Bill Simmons.

Anderson says the rumors about his feud with Reynolds are “almost true,” admitting that the two definitely had tension on set.

But Anderson doesn’t see the issues he had with Reynolds as much of a problem.

Quite the contrary, as the tension between the two facilitated the filming of some of the movie’s most intense scenes.

Looking back, it was really in the nasty part of the movie, too, when really everything’s kind of going wrong.”.

The feud paid off, as both Anderson and Reynolds earned universal acclaim for their work in “Boogie Nights.” »

Trump’s EPA officially starts the fight to lower vehicle emissions standards

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The EPA will now work with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop new standards, which will then have to be proposed and subjected to public comment.

One thing these automakers say they do want is a more cohesive national set of emissions standards.

That could help create a more clear set of national emissions standards, but California officials have stated that they are prepared to fight the EPA on any attempt to revoke the state’s waiver. »

Where marijuana is legal, opioid prescriptions fall, studies find

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A. s more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary.

A 2014 paper found that states with medical marijuana laws had nearly 25 percent fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.

One of the two new studies found that people on Medicare filled 14 percent fewer prescriptions for opioids after medical marijuana laws were passed in their states. »

Hubble images farthest star ever seen

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Although the star was undoubtedly bright, being located at such a great distance away would have typically made it impossible to view, even with our most powerful telescopes.

Therefore, the discovery of Icarus allows astronomers to gather new insights into the makeup of the galaxy cluster itself, he explained.

”No matter what astronomers are able to glean from the distant Icarus, this chance discovery of an extremely distant and magnified star is not likely to be the last. »

Marital Rape Not A Crime, Indian Court Says, Drops Charges Against Accused

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On Monday, a high court in Gujarat, India, found a doctor, accused of raping his wife, not guilty because there exist no laws against marital rape in the Indian Penal Code.

Marital rape could be by the use of force only, a battering rape or a sadistic/obsessive rape.”.

He added: “Making marital rape illegal or an offense will remove the destructive attitudes that promote the marital rape. »