The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 18th, 2018 day edition

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Family members have identified the woman found dead in a home on Jacksonville's Northside on Monday.

Police were called to the home just after midnight and found her body inside.

A family friend told First Coast News that Washington just got pinned Friday for Navy Chief Petty Officer.

According to her Facebook page, she's a gas turbine mechanic at U.S. Navy.

About two weeks ago, a Duval County judge granted Washington a protective order because of domestic violence at her home.

She said the fight occurred because she asked the man if he was going to help pay the household bills.

Washington was supposed to appear in court regarding the protective order Monday, according to the documents. »

SpaceX reveals mystery moon passenger, and he's a billionaire

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The deep-pocketed space explorer is Yusaku Maezawa, a 42-year-old Japanese billionaire and founder of online fashion mall Zozotown.

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Musk previously hinted the passenger for the next-generation BFR (politely known as the Big Falcon Rocket) might be Japanese. »

Plastic roads: India’s radical plan to bury its garbage beneath the streets

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Today, there are more than 21,000 miles of plastic road in India, and roughly half are in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Most are rural roads, but a small number have also been built in cities such as Chennai and Mumbai.

In India, high-stress roads like runways and expressways are increasingly using polymer modified asphalts made by manufacturers like DuPont. »

Ajit Pai calls California’s net neutrality rules “illegal”

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California's net neutrality rules are "necessary and legal because Chairman Pai abdicated his responsibility to ensure an open Internet," Wiener said in a press release.

Pai targeted the California rules in a speech at the Maine Heritage Policy Center (transcript).

"When Verizon was caught throttling the data connection of a wildfire-fighting crew in California, Chairman Pai said nothing and did nothing," Wiener said. »

SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa as the first ever private tourist to the moon

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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa signed with SpaceX to fly around the moon on the company's next generation rocket, CEO Elon Musk announced on Monday.

Maezawa will attempt to be the first to return to the moon in nearly half a century, launching aboard a Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), which SpaceX is developing.

SpaceX announced in February 2017 that two passengers would be flying around the moon in the company's Crew Dragon capsule, launched by its Falcon Heavy rocket. »