The Daily Populous

Saturday May 4th, 2019 day edition

image for China putting minority Muslims in 'concentration camps,' U.S. says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States accused China on Friday of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in “concentration camps,” in some of the strongest U.S. condemnation to date of what it calls Beijing’s mass detention of mostly Muslim Uighur minority and other Muslim groups.

FILE PHOTO: Workers walk by the perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China September 4, 2018.

Some of the sprawling facilities are ringed with razor wire and watch towers.

Schriver, an assistant secretary of defense, defended his use of a term normally associated with Nazi Germany as appropriate, under the circumstances.

China has warned that it would retaliate “in proportion” against any U.S. sanctions.

The governor of Xinjiang in March directly dismissed comparisons to concentration camps, saying they were “the same as boarding schools.”.

Academics and journalists have documented grid-style police checkpoints across Xinjiang and mass DNA collection, and human rights advocates have decried martial law-type conditions there. »

Trump Gave Putin ‘Green Light’ to Meddle in 2020 Election, Ex-FBI Boss Says

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The Mueller Report, while finding no chargeable conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, found Russia engaged in “sweeping” interference during the 2016 election.

“It’s troubling to think the president is finding comfort in our adversary,” Figliuzzi, an MSNBC national security analyst, replied.

“With regard to continued relations and cozying up to Putin, Putin has the green light now,” he declared before referencing former Trump attorney Michael Cohen describing Trump as having a mob boss mentality. »

Evidence of ripples in the fabric of space and time found 5 times this month

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“The entire astrophysics community is very excited that we’ve already seen 5 candidate events in four weeks.”.

Details: Three of the gravitational wave signals are thought to be from two merging black holes, with the fourth believed to have been emitted by colliding neutron stars.

The fifth, and perhaps most exciting, seems to be from the merger of a black hole and a neutron star. »

‘Sonic’ Director Says Design Changes ‘Going to Happen’ After Backlash – Variety

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Everyone at Paramount & Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be…#sonicmovie #gottafixfast.”.

Everyone at Paramount & Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be… #sonicmovie #gottafixfast 🔧✌️ — Jeff Fowler (@fowltown) May 2, 2019.

Ben Schwartz voices Sonic, and the film also stars Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, James Marsden as Tom Wachowski, and Tika Sumpter. »

Trump, Putin discussed Mueller report and agreed no collusion, White House says

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President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Friday and both agreed "there was no collusion" between Moscow and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.

ET): An earlier version of this article incorrectly included one topic that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Presidents Trump and Putin discussed on Friday.

They did not discuss the possibility of former White House counsel Don McGahn appearing before Congress. »