The Daily Populous

Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 day edition

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New York (CNN Business) New York City will begin officially enforcing its ban on styrofoam beginning Monday.

that have used styrofoam for take-out or large beverages, and it also prohibits stores from selling "packing peanuts."

The city outlawed the material on January 1, 2019, but businesses were given a six-month transition period before the crackdown began.

The city banned styrofoam, also known as polystyrene, because the material can't be "recycled in a manner that is economically feasible" or "environmentally effective" in its recycling program.

last year "New York City's ban on styrofoam is long overdue, and New Yorkers are ready to start using recyclable alternatives," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio saidlast year when he announced the ban .

The styrofoam ban in New York makes it the largest US city to ban the material.

Other cities that have banned it include San Diego, Miami Beach, Seattle and Washington, DC. »

Teenager Accused of Rape Deserves Leniency Because He’s From a ‘Good Family,’ Judge Says

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The appellate judges also upbraided Judge Silva, overturning her decision and noting that the teenager could be culpable because the 12-year-old was not old enough to provide consent in the first place.

The judge in Monmouth County, Mr. Troiano, was scolded by the appellate court, according to the panel’s decision.

She said Mr. Troiano, a veteran judge who retired several years ago, was asked to occasionally fill vacancies on the bench. »

MSNBC won't air Trump's July 4 event live

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A spokesperson for the network told Politico it potentially will air parts of the event during Thursday's newscasts, which will continue normally with "The Beat with Ari Melber" airing live at 6 p.m.

Streaming channels such as CBSN and ABC News Live both reportedly plan to air the entirety of Trump's remarks, while CBSN will cover the rest of the event as well.

Critics of the president's plans for the holiday say Trump is inappropriately politicizing July Fourth and have warned about the high price tag for the event. »

China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

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One tourist who crossed the border and had the malware installed on their device provided a copy to Süddeutsche Zeitung and Motherboard.

A member of the reporting team from Süddeutsche Zeitung then also crossed the border and had the same malware installed on their own phone.

At the border crossing from Kyrgyzstan into China, surrounded by desolate, mountainous peaks, border authorities take travelers' phones to be searched and install the malware, called BXAQ or Fengcai. »

Did Adolf Hitler draw Disney characters?

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The director of a Norwegian museum claimed yesterday to have discovered cartoons drawn by Adolf Hitler during the Second World War.

William Hakvaag, the director of a war museum in northern Norway, said he found the drawings hidden in a painting signed "A. Hitler" that he bought at an auction in Germany.

Hitler tried to make a living as an artist before his rise to power. »