The Daily Populous

Thursday May 30th, 2019 morning edition

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That is, whether or not Trump had criminally colluded with Russian operatives, he did side with a foreign adversary that attacked American democracy—and that’s treachery.

The Kremlin’s goal was to impede Hillary Clinton and, consequently, boost Trump.

And, Mueller added, “a private Russian entity engaged in a social media operation where Russian citizens posed as Americans in order to influence an election.”.

And there was a compelling need to investigate it and any contacts between Trump associates and Russians.

Yet during the campaign, Trump and his lieutenants repeatedly denied the Russian attack was under way.

But he has told a slice of the story—a slice that is damning for Trump. »

Mueller: My Hands Were Tied on Charging Trump

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The special counsel investigation reported 10 episodes of possible obstruction-of-justice offenses allegedly committed by Trump, including the president’s failed efforts to fire Mueller.

Instead, Mueller said “the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing.”.

Mueller said his investigation is complete and he would be closing his office and resigning from the Justice Department to “return to private life.”. »

Man sets himself on fire outside White House

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A man has been treated by the US Secret Service after lighting himself on fire outside of the White House.

The Secret Service confirmed the incident in a tweet, noting additional aid was provided by officials with the National Park Service and US Park Police.

Secret Service officials said the agency "responded in seconds" to the incident after the "male individual lit himself on fire.". »

DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster

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Someone posting on Chinese social network Weibo claims to have used facial recognition to cross-reference women’s photos on social media with faces pulled from videos on adult platforms like Pornhub.

According to Weibo posts, the user and some of his programming friends used facial recognition to detect faces in porn content using photos from social platforms.

His reasoning for making this program, he wrote, is “to have the right to know on both sides of the marriage.” »

Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free

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Luxembourg is set to become the first country in the world to make all its public transport free.

On top of the transport pledge, the new government is also considering legalising cannabis, and introducing two new public holidays.

This summer, the government brought in free transport for every child and young person under the age of 20. »