The Daily Populous

Friday August 16th, 2019 evening edition

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I am not," Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, said of President Donald Trump's support for Israel's decision.

"We have a president who, tragically, is a racist, is a xenophobe, and who is a religious bigot.".

On Friday morning, the New York Times reported that Israel will allow Tlaib to visit her 90-year-old grandmother who lives in the occupied West Bank.

Progressives applauded Sanders' remarks, noting that the senator's willingness to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel makes him unique in the 2020 Democratic presidential field.

"One thing that is completely undeniable about Bernie Sanders is the enormous political courage he consistently wields on behalf of others," tweeted Ocasio-Cortez.

I absolutely reject Trump's disgusting efforts to exploit fear of anti-Semitism to attack my colleagues. — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) August 15, 2019.

Sanders' appearance on MSNBC Thursday night was not the first time the senator has called out U.S. military aid to Israel as the Netanyahu government enacts racist policies and commits atrocities against Palestinians. »

A second person has accused Katy Perry of sexual misconduct

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Just three days after her “Teenage Dream” co-star Josh Kloss came forward with accusations of sexual assault, another person has surfaced with her own story of misconduct at the hands of Katy Perry.

Tina Kandelaki alleges that Perry was heavily intoxicated when she touched her inappropriately and attempted to kiss her.

After openly rejecting her advances, Kandelaki claims that Perry was persistent and continued to behave inappropriately before eventually moving on. »

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney's 'Mulan' remake

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Hours later, the hashtag was trending in Hong Kong and the United States with 37,700 tweets posted at time of writing.

Twitter users accused the actress of supporting police brutality, and called out the fact that she's an American citizen.

Nearly all the comments on her post echoed support for the Hong Kong police and Beijing. »

UPS Has Been Delivering Cargo in Self-Driving Trucks for Months And No One Knew

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UPS announced on Thursday that its venture capital arm has made a minority investment in TuSimple.

The announcement also revealed that since May TuSimple autonomous trucks have been hauling UPS loads on a 115-mile route between Phoenix and Tucson.

UPS confirmed to Gizmodo this is the first time UPS has announced it has been using TuSimple autonomous trucks to deliver packages in the state. »