The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 24th, 2018 morning edition

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But those same members of Congress have had their hands in the pot of the anti-net neutrality telecommunications industry for years.

The net neutrality advocacy project on Monday released an updated interactive scorecard that compares where members of congress stand on a proposed net neutrality protection resolution with how much money they've taken from companies like AT&T and Comcast. is a joint initiative of progressive organizations Fight for the Future, Demand Progress, and Free Press Action Fund.

"That $100 million that companies have given are the only reason members of congress wouldn't want to support this," Evan Greer said.

On net neutrality, Members of Congress from New York are split along party lines.

Image: For those against the CRA, the scorecard shows how much money they're taking from the telecommunications industry.

The telecoms industry donates to almost every member of congress — including some top advocates for net neutrality, such as Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Mike Doyle. »

Women dressed in 'Handmaid's Tale' garb protest Pence in Philly

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A woman protests on Broad Street for the pending arrival of Vice President Mike Pence at the Union League, in Philadelphia.

People dressed as handmaids from the novel-turned-Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale joined protesters outside of the Union League Monday evening.

Samantha Goldman, an organizer of the protest, said before the event that 100 women had signed up to dress as handmaids. »

4 Heroic Dogs Who Saved Their Owners

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As Michael worked, his guide dog, a Labrador retriever named Roselle, dozed by his feet.

Michael grabbed Roselle’s harness, trusting that the dog would lead him out of danger, and they navigated their way to a stairwell.

In the months that followed, Michael became a spokesperson for Guide Dogs for the Blind, the organization that had trained Roselle. »

Darwin's Tortoise Dies After 176 Years

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The giant tortoise, known as Harriet, died at the Queensland-based Australia Zoo owned by "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin and his wife Terri.

"Harriet has been a huge chunk of the Irwin family's life," Irwin said Saturday.

Harriet was believed to be the world's oldest living tortoise, and one of its oldest living creatures. »