The Daily Populous

Friday August 2nd, 2019 evening edition

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U.S. President Donald Trump has a lower approval rating than all four of The Squad, a group of progressive, Democratic congresswomen of color he told to "go back" to their ancestral homelands in a tweet, according to a new The Economist/YouGov poll.

Trump's net approval rating, excluding don't knows, was -11.

By comparison, The Squad—which includes Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley—who also all had negative approval ratings, were significantly better.

New York's Ocasio-Cortez's was -3, Minnesota's Omar was -6, Michigan's Tlaib was -3, and Massachusetts' Pressley was -3.

The four women had larger "don't know" answers than Trump, who has far greater name recognition among the wider American public.

The YouGov poll also shows that The Squad has better approval ratings than Trump among independents, though the gap between them is narrower.

Trump's net approval rating with independents is -12. »

Edward Snowden’s Memoir Is Coming in September

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A Metropolitan spokeswoman declined to say how much Mr. Snowden was paid.

Mr. Snowden consulted with several people on the structure of the book but wrote it himself, the spokeswoman said.

The video also notes that the book’s Sept. 17 release date is Constitution Day, which recognizes the date the United States’ foundational document was signed in 1787. »

Indicators show potatoes can grow on Mars

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“If the crops can tolerate the extreme conditions that we are exposing them to in our CubeSat, they have a good chance to grow on Mars.

We will do several rounds of experiments to find out which potato varieties do best.

Sensors constantly monitor these conditions and live streaming cameras record the soil in anticipation of the potato sprouting. »

NASA gives SpaceX a challenge with the moon as a prize

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He has also suggested that the new rocket could land on the moon in two years.

If SpaceX is able to land a Starship on the lunar surface, the space agency will partner with the company to conduct voyages to the moon on the rocket ship.

Mark Whittington is the author of space exploration studies “Why is It So Hard to Go Back to the Moon? »