The Daily Populous

Sunday May 5th, 2019 evening edition

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Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”

He has previously asserted that social media companies exhibit bias against conservatives, something the companies have rejected as untrue.

The president’s comments came after Facebook this week banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.”

The company also removed right-wing personalities Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Jones’ site, Infowars, which often posts conspiracy theories.

The latest bans apply both to Facebook’s main service and to Instagram and extend to fan pages and other related accounts.

On Twitter, Trump cited a number of individuals he said were being unfairly treated by social media companies, including Watson and actor James Woods.

Trump tweeted: “How can it be possible that James Woods (and many others), a strong but responsible Conservative Voice, is banned from Twitter? »

Legal cannabis could earn $1b tax revenue and create 250,000 jobs

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Investment strategist Mark Bernberg said Australia was losing billions of dollars of potential tax revenue from legal marijuana, questioning why it’s not being addressed on the election campaign.

To date, the state’s marijuana taxes since recreational sales started have generated more than $A1.3 billion in tax revenue.

The commercial world of legal marijuana is extending past retail workers and farmers, with Wall Street seeing an influx in cannabis related stocks. »

Canada Border Services seizes lawyer's phone, laptop for not sharing passwords

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After landing at Toronto's Pearson Airport on April 10, he said the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) flagged him for an additional inspection — for no stated reason.

He took no issue when a border services officer searched his bags, but drew the line when the officer demanded his passwords to also search his phone and laptop.

According to the Canada Border Services Agency, its officers have the right to search any goods crossing the border without a warrant -- including electronic devices. »

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers

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"All parents should be secure in the knowledge that their children will not be infected and endangered by measles.".

"Kindergartens have children under 10 months of age, who are too young for vaccinations and are therefore especially threatened," Spahn told the paper.

Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to boost the number of people immunized against measles. »

Varios desarrolladores empiezan a rechazar ser exclusivos de Epic Games Store por miedo a la mala publicidad que recibirá su juego

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La compra de exclusividades para la Epic Games Store está dando demasiado de qué hablar debido a las reacciones del público.

Pero el ser humano es un animal de costumbres y los juegos que acaban con cierta exclusividad en la Epic Games Store acaban siendo blancos de críticas.

El miedo a las críticas está haciendo que desarrolladores no acepten tratos con Epic Games. »