The Daily Populous

Sunday May 26th, 2019 evening edition

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Poland has officially challenged the European Union’s recently-approved controversial copyright directive, according to Reuters, saying that the legislation would bring unwanted censorship.

The country filed its complaint yesterday with the the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Polish MPs predominantly rejected the measure (Two abstentions, eight for, 33 against, six no-votes, and two missing) when it was voted on.

Tomorrow morning #Poland will bring a case before the #CJEU against the copyright directive, a disproportionate measure that fuels censorship and threatens freedom of expression.

#Article13 #Article17 #ACTA2 — Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland (@PremierRP_en) May 23, 2019.

The Council of the European Union officially approved the directive in April, and it goes into force on June 7th, 2019.

Following that action, EU member states will have until June 7th, 2021 to produce their own laws to implement it. »

China makes arrests, shuts down rogue chemical factories that spewed banned ozone-depleting gas

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Rogue chemical plants have been targeted in a Chinese government crackdown on the discharge of illegal gases.

The authorities are believed to have launched a nationwide operation after it was revealed large amounts of ozone-depleting gases were being released in north-eastern China.

The action includes arrests and the closure of at least two illicit facilities producing banned chemical CFC-11, used in the production of expanding foams for the building and insulation industries. »

The Toronto Raptors Advance To First NBA Finals In Franchise History

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Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons will play for Australia at the 2019 FIBA World Cup after being confirmed alongside eight of his NBA colleagues in the Boomers' initial 17-man squad.

Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Kawhi thanks Lowry for helping him fit in with Raptors. »

Trump Slams 'Low IQ' Biden - While Both Misspelling His Name and Contradicting Top Advisers

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“North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me.

Read more: Netanyahu prepares for new election amid deadlock with Lieberman | Buttigieg says Palestinian leaders are no partner for peace and Israel needs ‘guidance’.

The tweet came early Sunday before Trump left his hotel for a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. »