The Daily Populous

Saturday October 6th, 2018 day edition

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But there is one thing about which James Bond can rest easy: his manhood.

Speaking to the Guardian, 007’s executive producer Barbara Broccoli ruled out any Doctor Who-style gender reinvention for Ian Fleming’s super-spy.

Let’s just create more female characters and make the story fit those female characters.”.

Such leverage makes her perhaps the most powerful female producer the film industry has ever seen.

The project, a mini-series about Waco, which has since had Weinstein’s producer credit removed, featured Riseborough as a cult follower.

Wouldn’t hiring a female director – or screenwriter – on the next James Bond film send the strongest message?.

“As a female producer, of course I’d like to do that.”. »

Forest study in China finds mix of trees can absorb twice as much carbon as areas with one species

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Single-species forests, in contrast, captured an average of 12 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

More than 60 scientists from China, Switzerland and Germany were involved in the research, testing a hypothesis based on observations in the field.

The experiment measured forest productivity by determining how much carbon was stored in the above-ground biomass in the research areas. »

Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski arrested in Kavanaugh protests

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(CNN) Comedian Amy Schumer and model-actress Emily Ratajkowski were among more than 300 people arrested Thursday in protests over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.‏.

Comedian Amy Schumer is led away after she was arrested.

"Today I was arrested protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault . »

Van Dyke trial: Officer found guilty of second-degree murder in Laquan McDonald killing

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(CNN) Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

"America was on trial here and people all over America and all across the world have been waiting to see what was going to happen.".

"At any step during that 20-minute rampage -- if Laquan McDonald had dropped that knife -- he would have been here today.". »

Chile opens spectacular 1,700-mile trail, connecting 17 national parks

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Stretching from Puerto Montt in the north to Cape Horn in the South, the trail connects 17 different national parks, offering travelers access to the Andes Mountain, forests and even a few volcanoes.

Five national parks, Pumalín Douglas Tompkins National Park, Melimoyu National Park, Patagonia National Park, Cerro Castillo National Park and Kawésqar National Park, were created, and three more, Hornopirén National Park, Corcovado National Park and Isla Magdalena National Park, were expanded.

The Route of Parks will also take travelers through established parks, like Torres del Paine National Park, pictured above. »