The Daily Populous

Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 night edition

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Mike Litterst, a spokesman with the National Park Service, confirmed to Fox 5 this week that feminist anti-war group Code Pink has been granted a permit to fly the notorious balloon during their anti-Trump demonstration.

It is unclear where the ballon be allowed to be set up on the National Mall, the outlet noted.

Code Pink has raised more than $13,000 as of Wednesday to bring the blimp to its “Freedom from Trump” rally on July 4.

The 20-foot, diaper-clad balloon holding a cellphone has become a symbol at various events and rallies across the world since it first debuted during Trump’s visit to London last year.

Most recently, the inflatable ballon, or one of its six clones, was in Orlando, Fla., for Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign kickoff.

The president is set to give a speech from the Lincoln Memorial, including a flyover with military jets, during the Independence Day festivities.

“The president is shifting the 4th of July festivities to celebrate his administration," said Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin in the statement earlier this month. »

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. »

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