The Daily Populous

Monday August 5th, 2019 evening edition

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You know the shit he's been saying," said O'Rourke, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

I don't know, like, members of the press, what the fuck?

You know, I—it's these questions that you know the answers to.".

"I mean, connect the dots about what he's doing in this country," O'Rourke continued.

So, you know, I just—I don't know what kind of question that is.".

I didn’t get video, but here’s audio of the question and Beto O’Rourke’s answer.

"And it does not just offend our sensibilities, it fundamentally changes the character of this country and it leads to violence," said O'Rourke. »

Terminating Service for 8Chan

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In a separate tragedy, the suspected killer in the Poway, California synagogue shooting also posted a hate-filled “open letter” on 8chan.

8chan is among the more than 19 million Internet properties that use Cloudflare's service.

We just sent notice that we are terminating 8chan as a customer effective at midnight tonight Pacific Time. »

Article 370: India strips disputed Kashmir of special status

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India's government has revoked part of the constitution that gives Indian-administered Kashmir special status, prompting fears of unrest.

Meanwhile India's parliament is expected to pass a bill splitting Indian-administered Kashmir into two territories governed directly by Delhi.

Pakistan condemned India's decision to revoke the special status of its part of Kashmir as illegal, saying it would "exercise all possible options" to counter it. »

Harry Maguire To Join Manchester United For Club-Record Fee

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- Terms agreed for the sale of Harry Maguire to Manchester United.

- Leicester City accept a Club-record fee for the defender.

The 26-year-old England international has spent the last two seasons at King Power Stadium but will now head to Old Trafford after Leicester City accepted a Club-record fee from Manchester United for his services. »

The Evidence that Video Games Lead to Violence Is Weak

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As has become routine, politicians took to the airwaves to talk about the factors that lead to these mass shootings.

On their view, a detailed look at the literature on violence and video games suggest that video games probably do increase aggressive reactions, but that the effects are quite small.

That is, playing a lot of violent video games probably makes people a little more aggressive overall, but not much. »