The Daily Populous

Monday May 20th, 2019 evening edition

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South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg blasted Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham during his Fox News town hall on Sunday night, before receiving a standing ovation from the crowd after his closing statement.

Addressing the questions of bias that have plagued the media organization, Buttigieg called out two hosts in particular.

“I get where that’s coming from, especially when you see what goes on with some opinion hosts on this network,” he said.

“I mean, when you’ve got Tucker Carlson saying that immigrants make America dirty.

When you’ve got Laura Ingraham comparing detention centers with children in cages to summer camps.

Toward the end of the hour-long event, Wallace asked Buttigieg to deliver his closing statement.

“Wow, a standing ovation,” the Fox News Sunday host noted before announcing the next Fox News town hall with Democratic 2020 candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) and ending the event. »

China’s new ‘social credit system’ is a dystopian nightmare

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Welcome to life in China’s “Social Credit System,” where a low score can ruin your life in more ways than one.

The clerk at the ticket counter turns you away because — you guessed it — your social credit score is too low.

There are reports that those whose social credit score falls too low are preemptively arrested and sent to re-education camps. »

Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days to save fish

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Bangladesh has banned fishing off its coast for 65 days to try and boost depleted fish stocks.

The government told the BBC that all types of fishing vessels would be covered by the ban and coast guards would enforce it from Monday.

Bangladesh is responsible for about 60% of the total catch globally and the market for hilsa is worth more than $2bn. »

Google pulls Huawei’s Android license, forcing it to use open source version

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Following the US crackdown on Chinese technology companies, Google has cut off Huawei’s Android license, dealing a huge blow to the besieged phonemaker.

Speaking to Reuters, a Google spokesperson confirmed that “Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei devices.”

Huawei is now restricted to using the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), cutting the company off from critical Google apps and services that consumers outside of China expect on Android devices. »