The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 evening edition

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“Hello, I’m Morgan Freeman” — and he’ll be the voice of TransLink for a limited time.

Freeman’s voice will be heard notifying transit riders about TransLink’s new tap-to-pay feature.

Starting today, you can now tap your Visa to go anywhere TransLink takes you,” says Freeman on a sample audio clip shared with Postmedia.

Another audio clip recorded by Freeman will remind riders not to put their feet up on empty seats: “Hello transit riders.

Freeman’s voice will also greet fans over the public announcement system at the end of B.C. Lions home games on June 8, June 16 and July 14.

“This launch is an important milestone in our journey to create a seamless payment experience for transit riders across Canada.”.

Vancouver will be the first major city in Canada and North America to have contactless pay options available on mass transit. »

Kim Jong Un is said to be worried about North Korea falling to a military coup while he's rubbing shoulders with Trump in Singapore

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly anxious about his summit with President Donald Trump set to take place in Singapore next month.

Kim is said to be worried about a military coup or other hostile actors who might try to depose him while he's away.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is said to be anxious about his summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore next month. »

A new trademark suggests the Nintendo 64 Classic console is coming

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A trademark application for the N64, filed by Nintendo and translated by the site Japanese Nintendo, includes information on game software, controllers, and the console.

We covered an almost identical story in July 2017, when Nintendo filed similar trademark applications in Europe.

YouTube personality “Nintendrew” recently created a functional Nintendo 64 Classic using a Raspberry Pi single-board computer, emulator software, and a 3D-printed case. »

A judge sides with parents and rules their 30-year-old son must move out

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"After a discussion with your Mother, we have decided you must leave this house immediately.

Five days later, in another note, the parents offered some advice and gifted Michael $1,100 to help him find a new place to live.

Since he still refused to leave, his parents filed for an ejectment proceeding to end what some might call a failure to launch. »

Marine Medal of Honor Recipient, Nation's Best- Faces Retaliation as Whistleblower

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Some of the 'friends' Meyer went in to rescue with Staff Sgt. Juan Rodriguez-Chavez, were men of senior capacity and varied military backgrounds.

One was a Navy Corpsman, though 'Marine' applies equally to him; and one was a Sergeant first-class in the U.S. Army.

They rescued the Afghan soldiers, under attack and pinned down on three sides first, before reaching any Americans. »