The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 12nd, 2018 morning edition

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“It’s important to remember that the U.S. isn’t the same driving force as it used to be,” Erna Solberg said in an interview in Oslo on Monday.

“The world economy has more legs to stand on and there are far more economies that are growing.”.

There to discuss her vision for the world’s oceans, she found some common ground, even with U.S. officials.

And while Trump ultimately rejected a joint-communique, the fact that it was initially agreed on should be taken as a positive, she said.

Norway, which heavily relies on oil and gas exports, has seen scant effect from the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum.

“The goal is that we don’t increase oil wealth spending in a period when the economy is improving,” Solberg said.

Should growth continue to exceed trend growth, then the impulse should be neutral or negative. »

Tina Fey Says Liz Lemon And Leslie Knope Should Do A Spinoff Together

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The “Saturday Night Live” alum may have revisited “Mean Girls” for the musical, but she’s not interested in a film sequel.

“Maybe we should just do a Liz Lemon, Leslie Knope spinoff,” Fey said, in what hopefully wasn’t the biggest empty tease in the history of time and space.

Liz Lemon and Leslie Knope teaming up, perhaps for a road trip to the capital? »

RIP net neutrality: Ajit Pai’s ‘fuck you’ to the American people becomes official

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His tireless efforts to deny the will of an overwhelming majority of American citizens have come to fruition: net neutrality protections are today officially eliminated.

But today, our democratic principles were packaged and delivered, in a gilded basket, to greedy corporations by the men and women of the GOP.

Millions of dollars have passed hands between Republican members of congress and lobbyists for Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, and other members of the telecommunications industry. »

15 Cream-Filled Facts About Oreos

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Hydrox might seem like an Oreo knock-off, but these cookies actually came first, debuting in 1908—four years before the Oreo.

If so inclined, lend your voice to the ever-growing groundswell of support to bring Oreo O’s back through this Facebook group.

When the company started giving its milky water waste to a local pig farmer in 1985, the farmer reported that his hogs loved every flavor except for Mint with Oreo Cookies. »