The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 10th, 2018 day edition

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"It is my my honor to announce that I will nominate that I will nominate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court," Trump added.

Trump praised his nominee as a judge with "impeccable credentials" and said he is "considered a judge’s judge.".

"No president has ever consulted more widely or talked with more people from more backgrounds to seek input about a Supreme Court nomination.".

Trump called Kavanaugh on Sunday night to tell him he was the pick, a White House official told NBC News.

Kavanaugh serves on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which often rules on major challenges to federal laws and policies.

Kavanaugh was nominated to the appeals court by President George W. Bush and confirmed in 2006 by a vote of 57-36.

"Judge Brett Kavanaugh represents a direct and fundamental threat to that promise of equality, and so I will oppose his nomination to the Supreme Court," Harris said. »

Reddit CEO tells user, “we are not the thought police,” then suspends that user

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Reddit has confirmed to Ars Technica that Huffman's conversation, as posted by user "whatllmyusernamebe" on Sunday, is legitimate.

whatll: I'd argue that hate speech should be banned with its own rule, separate from the violence policy.

Further Reading reddit users’ response to CEO banning harassing subreddits is more harassment Huffman's logic appears to run counter to initiatives run by Reddit itself. »

Russian trolls on Twitter pose as ex-Democrats for #WalkAway movement

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The hashtag is boosting visibility for a right-wing-hyped non-movement of disenchanted liberals who are supposedly abandoning the Democratic Party in a bid to breed division.

One writer for Arc Digital noticed similar trends and came to the same conclusion.

The #WalkAway hashtag itself can be sourced back to a YouTube video posted in May by New York-based hairdresser Brandon Straka. »

AT&T's Big Plan for HBO Is to Fill It With More Random Trash Like Netflix

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Somewhere on the list is the possibility of turning the carefully curated, profitable, and beloved HBO into a big-data monster like Netflix.

Plepler, meanwhile, tried to maintain a cheery disposition and pushback on some of the more unsettling remarks his boss made.

Part of AT&T’s argument for the merger was it needed more content to compete with the rising giants of streaming. »

Empathy from Physicians More Likely to Result in Patient Information from Family

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“For families, using “but” may make that clear and lead them to move away from the emotion and stay in medical talk.”

“Most importantly, listening to patients and their families allows physicians to avoid missing opportunities to deepen the discussion.

”The study, " Characteristics of Physician Empathetic Statements During Pediatric Intensive Care Conferences With Family Members ," was published online in JAMA. »