The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 1st, 2018 morning edition

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One of President Donald Trump's top cabinet officials told a gathering of cybersecurity leaders on Tuesday that the Russians attacked the 2016 presidential election and that "America will not tolerate this meddling.".

"Two years ago, a foreign power launched a brazen, multi-faceted influence campaign ... to distort our presidential election," said Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during an opening roundtable at the DHS National Cybersecurity Summit in New York.

"Let me be clear: Our intelligence community had it right.

During his summit with Putin in Helsinki, Trump said he didn't see why Russia would've interfered in the election.

Nielsen also announced the creation of the DHS National Risk Management Center.

She would not say whether she believed Russian meddling had favored Trump. »

Trump administration must stop giving psychotropic drugs to migrant children without consent, judge rules

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U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee ruled that the federal government must seek consent before giving migrant children medication.

The judge didn’t buy this explanation, pointing to testimony from children who said they were given pills “every morning and every night.”

In an April 16 court filing, lawyers wrote that “psychotropic drugs can seriously and permanently injure children.”. »

Video recordings spotlight poor communication between nurses, doctors

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ANN ARBOR—Communication breakdown among nurses and doctors is one of the primary reasons for patient care mistakes in the hospital.

The recordings showed that nurses didn’t directly request what they wanted or express their needs.

The study also found that because doctors and nurses approach patient care from vastly different angles, achieving understanding isn’t easy. »

‘Incredibles 2’ Hits $1 Billion at Box Office Faster Than Any Animated Film

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After seven weekends in theaters and with releases in several major overseas markets still to come, Disney/Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” has hit $1 billion at the global box office, doing so faster than any other animated film in history.

The sequel to Brad Bird’s hit 2004 film is also the 36th film in box office history to hit $1 billion and the seventh animated film to do so, alongside “Frozen,” “Minions,” “Toy Story 3,” “Finding Dory,” “Despicable Me 3,” and “Zootopia.”

Of these films, “Frozen” is the all-time record holder with $1.27 billion. »

An Amazon staffer is posting YouTube videos of herself living in a warehouse parking lot after an accident at work

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A woman has said she became homeless after being injured while working at an Amazon warehouse in Texas last year.

Vickie Shannon Allen, a 49-year-old former Amazon warehouse employee in Texas, says she is now homeless after being injured at work last year.

Allen still works at the Amazon fulfillment center in Haslet, Texas, where she was injured and is living in her car in the parking lot of the warehouse. »