The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 27th, 2019 evening edition

image for Trump keeps complaining that he never suggested destroying hurricanes with bombs, but there's reportedly a White House memo that proves he said it

However, according to Axios, Trump's suggestion that bombs should be used to halt hurricanes was recorded in a memo by National Security Council officials.

President Trump tweeted Tuesday: "The Fake News is still trying to perpetuate the phony story that I wanted to use Nuclear weapons to blow up hurricanes before they reach shore.

"I stand by every word in the story," Jonathan Swan, the Axios reporter who wrote the story, tweeted Monday.

US President Donald Trump has again denied a report claiming that he suggested using nuclear weapons to stop hurricanes — but news website Axios claims there is a formal National Security Council memo proving that he made the suggestion.

Despite Trump's denial of the idea, Axios — which first reported the news — said the president's suggestion of bombing hurricanes was recorded in a National Security Council memo.

It noted that the document did not mention the usage of nuclear weapons, but merely talked about bombing them.

Read more: Trump never made it to the G7 climate meeting, and world leaders say they are giving up on bringing the US back into the Paris accords. »

Footage from camera outside Jeffrey Epstein's cell deemed unusable

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At least one camera in the hallway outside the cell where authorities say registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein killed himself earlier this month had footage that is unusable, although other, clearer footage was captured in the area, according to three people briefed on the evidence gathered earlier this month.

It was not immediately clear why some video footage outside Epstein's cell is too flawed for investigators to use or what is visible in the other, usable footage.

The people who spoke about the footage requested anonymity, citing the ongoing probe. »

Gluten Does Not Induce Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Healthy Volunteers: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo Trial

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This is the first DRCT to demonstrate that consumption of gluten-containing flour does not generate symptoms in healthy volunteers.

The trial measured how daily ingestion of the flour (containing 14 g of gluten) affected a range of symptoms over 2 weeks, none of which significantly changed between groups.

Within-group analyses similarly produced no significant findings, other than one indication that symptoms of diarrhea improved in the gluten group (likely anomalous and in any case does not support that the flour caused symptoms). »

The Remarkable Story of a Woman Who Preserved Over 30 Years of TV History

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About 71,000 VHS and Betamax cassettes are sitting in boxes, stacked 50-to-a-pallet in the Internet Archive’s physical storage facility in Richmond, California, waiting to be digitized.

In 1975, Stokes got a Betamax magnetic videotape recorder and began recording bits of sitcoms, science documentaries, and political news coverage.

She funneled these funds into her recording project and the massive storage space she required as the sole force behind it. »

Tim Cook says Apple will be donating to help preserve the Amazon in the wake of devastating forest fires

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company would be donating to help preserve the Amazon after fires have ravaged the region.

"It's devastating to see the fires and destruction ravaging the Amazon rainforest, one of the world's most important ecosystems," Cook tweeted on Monday.

"Apple will be donating to help preserve its biodiversity and restore the Amazon's indispensable forest across Latin America.". »