The Daily Populous

Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 morning edition

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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.

ET and "Hardball with Chris Matthews" at 7 p.m.

The network did not immediately return The Hill's request for more information on its Thursday schedule.

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.

Trump has promised to speak at the event and told reporters during a bill signing in the Oval Office that the event, which is set to include military tanks and a flyover from the new Marine One aircraft, "will be like no other.".

“We’re gonna have a great Fourth of July in Washington, D.C.,” the president said Monday.

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. »

Detroit: Become Human and Horizon Chase Turbo are your PlayStation Plus games for July

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This month, we are adding Detroit: Become Human Digital Deluxe Edition*, which also includes Heavy Rain (Beyond Two Souls**), to the July games lineup instead of Pro Evolution Soccer 2019.

In Detroit: Become Human, discover what it really means to be human in a powerful, emotional journey made of choice and consequences.

Both Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 and Horizon Chase Turbo are available to download from PlayStation Store on 2nd July until 5th August. »

The U.S. Should Go Back to the Moon--But Not on Its Own

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Chief among them is the potential for Congress to balk at funding what some might consider a political stunt.

But such a jingoistic stance carries risks of its own, possibly isolating the U.S. from international collaborations in otherworldly exploration.

Such concerns do not require framing NASA’s planned lunar return as part of a warlike conflict with China. »