The Daily Populous

Friday October 26th, 2018 night edition

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When actress Tippi Hedren visited a Vietnamese refugee camp in California 40 years ago, the Hollywood star's long, polished fingernails dazzled the women there.

Hedren flew in her personal manicurist to teach a group of 20 refugees the art of manicures.

Aside from flying in her personal manicurist, Hedren recruited a local beauty school to help teach the women.

When they graduated, Hedren helped get them jobs all over Southern California.

The museum includes Hollywood memorabilia, a few photos of the women at Camp Hope and awards she's won from the nail care industry.

In the 1970s, manicures and pedicures cost around $50 - fine for Hollywood starlets but out of reach for most American women.

And many are direct descendants of that first class of women inspired by the nails of a Hitchcock blonde. »

Arrest Made in Connection to Suspicious Packages

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× Arrest Made in Connection to Suspicious Packages.

Federal authorities have arrested a man in connection to the suspected explosive packages discovered this week, the Justice Department announced Friday.

Speaking at the White House Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump congratulated law enforcement on the arrest and denounced what he called “terrorizing acts.” »

Netflix lost $39 million over Kevin Spacey sacking

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It's no secret that the fallout from the sexual misconduct allegations made against Kevin Spacey had a huge financial cost, but now we have a closer idea of just how much money Netflix lost.

Now, according to a report in Buzzfeed, the cost of Netflix's decision to cut ties with Spacey has been revealed at "$39 million" – meaning if Gore ever sees the light of day, it'll lose money.

Just hit 'Like' on our Digital Spy Facebook page and 'Follow' on our @digitalspy Instagram and Twitter account. »

US government deems it legal to circumvent DRM to repair electronic devices

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This effectively expands consumer protections when it comes to repairing and maintaining the original functionality of a host of electronic devices.

This doesn't mean it's now permissible to circumvent DRM in order to access other copyrighted works.

That is true, but this is still an overall win for consumers, and a needed step in the right direction. »