The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 25th, 2018 morning edition

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It appears that right-wing news websites funded by Russia’s Internet Research Agency have been aggressively targeting Reddit’s largest pro-Trump subreddit, /r/The_Donald, for over a year.

The bulk of the investigation that was posted to /r/FuckTheAltRight focused on two suspicious domains: and

Both domains were registered in Russia, both sites contain linguistic errors common with other Russia-affiliated sites, and both heavily targeted /r/The_Donald.

Based on job listings posted online, appears to have been created in St. Petersburg in 2016.

And is owned by a member of a civil society institution called the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

Brutalist had a Russian IP address and was running on a server maintained by Yandex — an extremely popular Russian web services company.

It includes the same photo and its only activity appears to be sharing USA Really articles. »

Dallas police officer Amber Guyger fired over Botham Jean shooting

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Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer who faces a manslaughter charge in the shooting death of Botham Jean, has been fired, the Police Department announced in a news release Monday.

Guyger, a patrol officer, was hired by the Dallas Police Department in November 2013.

On Sept. 14, protesters rallied from the Dallas Police Department, near the apartments where Guyger shot Jean, to downtown. »

Matter clocked speeding toward a black hole at 30 percent the speed of light

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After falling past the event horizon — the point of no return — nothing can escape a black hole.

While the depths of black holes may forever remain a mystery, astronomers can observe the regions around them.

PG211+143 is a Seyfert galaxy, meaning it hosts a bright, actively feeding black hole at its center pulling in gas and dust from its surroundings. »

Gary Kurtz, producer on American Graffiti, Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back has died

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Gary Kurtz, the man who produced American Graffiti, Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, has passed away.

Gary Kurtz, Star Wars producer passed away on Sunday the 23rd of September at 4.47pm after living with Cancer for the last year.

So, it was decided that Gary Kurtz would make the Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back and that Lucas would make the sequel to American Graffiti, More American Graffiti. »