The Daily Populous

Friday August 17th, 2018 day edition

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"Democrats at the FCC 'oversight' hearing could have easily pressed Pai on his bullshit 'I knew nothing' DDoS claim by pointing out his press shop actively maligned and misled reporters.

"That the FCC lied repeatedly to the press, public, and Congress about a bogus DDoS attack is a complete afterthought at this 'oversight' hearing.

"That should have been the story of this hearing, but they didn't make Pai sweat nearly enough.".

Watch Schatz's exchange with Pai, one of the only confrontational moments of Thursday's largely jovial and banter-filled hearing:.

Exchange between Sen. @brianschatz & @AjitPaiFCC over a previous claim by the @FCC that the agency was the victim of a cyberattack (DDoS).

"How to lose your election in one easy step: vote against net neutrality.".

"How to lose your election in one easy step: vote against net neutrality. »

Mueller proposes 1,000 exhibits for next trial of Paul Manafort

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Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who will preside over the Washington trial, had given Manafort's lawyers and Mueller until next Monday to file a joint pretrial statement.

But in their filing Thursday, Manafort's lawyers asked Jackson to give them another week on that task.

Jackson previously has said she would be opposed to postponing the start of the trial beyond Sept. 17. »

Florida teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees give him theirs

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Cancer patient Robert Goodman had burned through his paid sick days while undergoing surgery and chemotherapy for colon cancer.

The Florida public school teacher figured he needed at least 20 additional sick days to deal with more chemotherapy, days he just didn't have.

Teachers, staff members, administrators and even lunchroom workers who pay into the Florida retirement system transferred 75 sick days to Goodman. »

Fox News Mistakenly Uses Photo of Patti LaBelle in Aretha Franklin Tribute

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Fox News Channel on Thursday aired a photo of R&B singer Patti LaBelle in a tribute to the recently deceased Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

UPDATE: In a statement, Jessica Santostefano, vice president, media desk, Fox News, said: “We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin’s family and friends.

The image of LaBelle Fox News used was from a 2014 White House concert called “Women of Soul.” »