The Daily Populous

Friday April 19th, 2019 day edition

image for Iraq bans ‘Fortnite,' says video games are negatively influencing its youth

The mass killings, sectarian violence, forced militarization of children, sexual enslavement, political corruption — these can be handled.

“What will you gain if you killed one or two people in PUBG?"

“It is not a game for intelligence or a military game that provides you with the correct way to fight.”.

Well, someone didn’t have his Werther’s Originals and dose of Angela Lansbury on “Murder She Wrote” today.

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Both games — “Fortnite” and PUBG — were created in 2017 and pit players against one another in an all out battle for survival.

If only there was some way kids could escape the constant reminders of grim reality. »

Republican Group Will Run Ad on Fox News Urging GOP to Hold Trump Accountable: ‘No Exoneration, Definitely Obstruction’

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The nearly two-year investigation resulted in 199 criminal charges, indicting 34 individuals—including six former Trump associates and three Russian companies.

“This is not the end of the Mueller investigation, this is just the beginning.

The investigation did not conclude that Trump had obstructed justice, “largely because” his aides “declined to carry out orders.” »

Facebook waited until the Mueller report dropped to tell us millions of Instagram passwords were exposed

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While just about every reporter was poring over the document, Facebook updated a blog post from March indicating that passwords had been exposed, stored as readable text (as opposed to securely encrypted), for hundreds of millions of Facebook users and thousands of Instagram users.

It added a new paragraph to the middle of the post today indicating that a lot more Instagram users were affected than it originally thought:.

Facebook said it would notify the impacted users and that there’s no evidence that anyone within or outside Facebook had access to the passwords. »