The Daily Populous

Friday June 8th, 2018 day edition

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Donald Trump has grown frustrated with Theresa May’s “school mistress” tone, allies of the president have told The Telegraph, as it emerged the pair will not hold formal talks at the G7 summit in Canada.

The US president is said to bristle at the Prime Minister’s approach during phone calls, with Mrs May quick to get into policy details rather than wider conversation.

One senior US diplomat said Mr Trump had expressed annoyance at Mrs May’s frequent demands, which are seen as taking advantage of the UK-US relationship.

Another long-time friend of the president revealed he had privately complained of how Mrs May calls him out in public when he is deemed to have stepped out of line.

A third figure, a former White House official who attended meetings between the pair, confirmed the frosty relationship: "No offence, but she is basically a school mistress.

I’m not sure anyone gets on well with her. »

Al Pacino, Quentin Tarantino Team for Manson Movie – Variety

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Quentin Tarantino’s star-studded “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” just landed another legendary actor: Al Pacino.

Pacino will play Marvin Shwarz — Leonardo DiCaprio’s character’s agent in the Sony film — marking his first collaboration with Tarantino.

Pacino fits that mold of actors who rose to fame in the 1970s. »

Senate approves marijuana legalization bill with dozens of amendments

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Bill C-45 passed in the upper house late Thursday by a vote of 56-30 with one abstention, over the objections of Conservative senators who remained resolutely opposed.

The bill must now go back to the House of Commons, where the government will decide whether to approve, reject or modify the changes before returning it to the Senate for another vote.

Read more: World cannabis leaders gather in New Brunswick to discuss how to brand legalized pot Senate Aboriginal People’s committee withdraws support for deferring marijuana bill Amidst Senate efforts to slow the legalization of pot there are a couple of legitimate red flags. »

Lawmaker 'Disturbed' That FCC Made up DDOS, Lied to Press

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Lawmaker 'Disturbed' That FCC Made up DDOS, Lied to Press.

The report obtained FCC staffer e-mails showing they repeatedly misled reporters, then used those factually-incorrect reports to prop up their bogus DDOS attack claims.

Whether any of this results in anything even resembling actual accountability for Pai or his incarnation of the FCC remains to be seen. »