The Daily Populous

Friday July 5th, 2019 day edition

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They instead flanked him as he gave a speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

The speech largely avoided politics, focusing instead on the military.

But while recapping great military victories, Trump stumbled, failing to read the teleprompter accurately, he said that American troops in the Revolutionary War “took over airports,” not realizing, of course, that airports did not exist in the 1700s.

The Continental Army suffered a bitter winter of Valley Forge, found glory across the waters of the Delaware and seized victory from Cornwallis of Yorktown,” Trump said.

Then, he went off the rails and seemingly mixed up the Revolutionary War with the War of 1812.

In another moment, Trump re-upped his Mars promise, vowing to “plant the American flag on Mars,” adding, “It’s happening, team, it’s happening.”.

But no matter how many people were actually there, one thing we can count on is that Trump and his staff will inflate that number starting tomorrow. »

6.4 magnitude earthquake near Ridgecrest rattles Southern California

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Thursday’s quake was reported at 10:33 a.m. centered southwest of Searles Valley in San Bernardino County at a depth of 6.6 miles.

Searles Valley is a remote desert area north of Barstow and about 25 miles northeast of Ridgecrest in Kern County, where the quake was strongly felt.

Zomo Abdullatif cleans up damager to stock at Eastridge Market Liquor after the 6.4 earthquake in Ridgecrest on Thursday, July 4, 2019. »

Refusing to wear a condom after agreeing to is sexual assault, Ontario judge rules

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An Ontario court has ruled that a man who had unprotected sex after agreeing to wear a condom committed sexual assault because his behaviour invalidated his sexual partner’s consent.

It is improbable that she would have risked pregnancy by agreeing to sex without a condom, particularly with a stranger.

Before his first interview with police, Rivera drafted a written statement in which he said the complainant had initiated unprotected sex, court heard. »

How the Million Dollar Homepage kid became the $250m app man

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At age 8, he was slinging hand-drawn comics in the schoolyard for $5 a pop, complete with with a chocolate bar “freemium.”.

When he finished high school in 2002, he forewent college and decided to pursue an unusual passion: beatboxing.

Then came the once-in-a-lifetime idea: he’d start a webpage with a million pixels that could be purchased for $1 apiece. »

China Muslims: Xinjiang schools used to separate children from families

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China is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in its far western region of Xinjiang, according to new research.

They are all Uighurs - members of Xinjiang's largest, predominantly Muslim ethnic group that has long had ties of language and faith to Turkey.

And Uighur and other Muslim minority children, government figures show, made up more than 90% of that increase. »