The Daily Populous

Saturday July 21st, 2018 morning edition

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James Gunn is exiting Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

The move comes after conservative personalities resurfaced old tweets Thursday in which the filmmaker joked about controversial topics such as pedophilia and rape.

Gunn has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump.

As I have discussed publicly many times, as I’ve developed as a person, so has my work and my humor.".

Soon after, conservative personalities were tweeting to followers to confront Gunn at Comic-Con.

Gunn issued a statement on Friday afternoon, saying that he "regretted" the tweets in question and stressed that "they don't reflect the person I am today.".

Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige had previously indicated that Gunn would continue to work with Marvel after Guardians 3, helping shepherd the cosmic side of the studio's universe. »

James Gunn Fired From ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Franchise Over Offensive Tweets

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Among the tweets that forced Disney and Marvel’s hand were: “I like when little boys touch me in my silly place.”.

That is nothing compared to some of the tweets unearthed by Cernovich, which included suggestions that readers email Disney, to complete the takedown.

Here is Gunn defending the prior tweets, which were aggregated by Fox News before his Twitter feed was taken down. »

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Google Home has recorded

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Click your profile picture in the top right, click on “Google Account,” and afterward you’ll be taken to an overview page.

Look for the “Personal info & privacy” column centered in the overview page, then click on “Manage your Google activity.”

If you’re nervous about what Google Home has recorded, it’s worth noting that the data never leaves Google’s servers or reaches third parties. »

State Department deletes a statement condemning Russia over MH17 downing right after Trump's Putin summit

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The State Department was silent this year – and Foreign Policy reports that a draft statement criticizing Russia was never made public.

The State Department created a draft statement that was critical of Russia over the 2014 attack that killed 298 people, but it was never released, Foreign Policy reported.

The State Department has issued a statement every year on the anniversary of the attack since it occurred in 2014. »