The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 12nd, 2018 evening edition

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Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearisation in a joint document with Donald Trump.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has committed to "complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula" in a joint text.

Kim and US President Donald Trump signed the "historic" document after their Singapore meeting on Tuesday.

"It's pretty comprehensive," Trump said about the document, adding that denuclearisation could begin "very quickly".

The statement said "President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK, and Chairman Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".

Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to work towards complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

Speaking about Kim, Trump said "we have developed a very special bond" and is "absolutely" willing to invite Kim to the White House. »

Russian workers are undergoing training to learn how to smile ahead of the World Cup

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Workers in Russia are being taught how to smile in a bid to be more welcoming to tourists during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on Thursday.

To prepare for all the tourists, workers in key companies like FIFA, Russian Railways, and Moscow Metro are all undergoing unique training.

The BBC says the world governing body for football and the two Russian transport firms are teaching staff how to smile. »

At Southern California Cheesecake Factories, 559 janitors were cheated out of $4.57 million in wages, labor commissioner charges – Orange County Register

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At Cheesecake Factory restaurants in Brea, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Mission Viejo, Escondido and San Diego, 559 janitors were cheated out of their wages, the California Labor Commissioner announced Monday, June 11.

A 2015 California law holds employers liable for workplace violations even when they contract out the labor.

Investigators found that Cheesecake Factory janitors began shifts around midnight and worked until morning without proper meal or rest break periods. »

Net Neutrality: A Guide to (and History of) a Contested Idea

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If it is so obvious, though, that net neutrality is a good thing, then why has it remained a contested idea?.

Our contribution is this guide to the development and deployment of the net neutrality idea.

It turns out the fight about net neutrality isn't necessarily even about neutrality, at least not in the way it sometimes seems. »

Solar Surpasses Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

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That accounted for 55 percent of all new generation, with solar panels beating new wind and natural gas turbines for a second straight quarter.

Solar Slump U.S. installations are expected to be flat in 2018 as tariffs and tax reform drive up costs Source: Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research.

Giant fields of solar panels led the growth as community solar projects owned by homeowners and businesses took off. »