The Daily Populous

Saturday September 29th, 2018 morning edition

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The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously to send transcripts of 53 interviews to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which will scrub them of classified information before they are made public.

However, committee Democrats said Trump’s fellow Republicans, who hold a majority in the House and thus control the panel, refused their request to immediately release all of the transcripts to Robert Mueller, the federal special counsel investigating Russia, Trump and the election.

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump, Jr. speaks at a Make America Great Again rally in Great Falls, Montana, U.S., July 5, 2018.

“There was no interest (from Republicans) in the public seeing anything that they thought might be damaging to the president,” he said.

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon attends the "Atreju 2018" meeting organised by Fratelli d'Italia party in Rome, Italy September 22, 2018.

Interviews with officials from former President Barack Obama’s administration are also among the transcripts.

Moscow has denied meddling in the 2016 U.S. campaign, but U.S. intelligence agencies found that it did so to boost Trump. »

Donations pour in for man holding yard sales to fund own funeral

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BROWNSTOWN, Pa. — Two friends who set up a GoFundMe page for a Pennsylvania man who'd been holding yard sales to pay for his own funeral expenses say they've received so many donations they're planning to help other veterans in similar situations.

David Dunkleberger and his friend Ed Sheets pulled into a yard sale in Brownstown last month.

The man running it, 66-year-old Willie Davis, was selling his belongings to pay for his funeral. »

Steve-O, Now 10 Years Sober, Completes Nautica Malibu Triathlon​

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The Jackass star competed in the celebrity division of the 32nd annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon in Los Angeles, California to raise money for childhood cancer research.

Steve-O commemorated his first triathlon with a selfie and celebratory tweet announcing that he placed tenth in the division.

Judging from Steve-O’s impressive tenth place victory and muscular physique, we think it’s safe to say that he’s definitely succeeded. »

Yes, Healthcare's Data Breach Problem Really Is That Bad

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That shifted to network servers by the end of the study period, accompanied by a spike in incidents of hacking or unauthorized access, according to the study.

“The ongoing transition to electronic health records may increase such breaches,” the authors noted. »