The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 27th, 2019 night edition

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It’s close to – we haven’t made a final decision, – but it’s close to the airport, right there, meaning a few minutes away,” Trump said.

The president then launched a sales pitch, espousing what he perceived to be the finer points of the Trump-owned property:.

It’s a great place, got tremendous acreage, many hundreds of acres, so it can handle whatever happens.

We love the hotel and they also love the fact that it’s right next to the airport for convenience.

When asked whether the decision to host the 2020 G-7 at Trump’s Doral Resort was final, Trump wouldn’t say for certain, but noted that there were no other contending destinations to discuss.

Trump keeps proving that he is deliberately violating the Constitution’s main safeguard against financial corruption and compromise of presidential decisions by foreign powers.

If Trump is able to successfully bypass the Emoluments Clause and bring the G-7 to Doral, hopefully the resort avoids any further run-ins with bed bugs. »

A tribute to one of Silicon Valley's most influential and forgotten researchers at Xerox Parc event

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Mr Markoff uncovered some interesting experimentation initiated by a maverick CEO of electronics company Ampex, who in the early 60s wanted his engineers to take LSD to improve their creativity.

The board of directors said no, and then had to fire him after they discovered he'd snuck off anyway on a mountain hike with seven or eight engineers and given them LSD.

Lee Felsenstein ran the Homebrew Computer Club, and designed the Sol and Osborne 1, two of the original personal computers. »

G7: Trump skips talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires

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Donald Trump did not attend Monday’s crucial discussion on climate and biodiversity at the G7 meeting of international leaders in Biarritz, missing talks on how to deal with the Amazon rainforest fires as well as new ways to cut carbon emissions.

Trump was later asked by reporters covering a meeting with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, whether he had attended the climate session.

Macron had placed the climate emergency and protection of biodiversity at the heart of the summit, even before the Amazon rainforest fires. »

Nestlé plan to take 1.1m gallons of water a day from natural springs sparks outcry

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Soon, however, it is feared there could be substantially less water flowing through, if a plan by the food and beverage giant Nestlé wins approval.

Nestlé insists spring water is a rapidly renewable resource and promises a “robust” management plan in partnership with its local agents for long-term sustainability of its water sources.

Nestlé continues to dispute the finding and is still pumping water there – 45m gallons last year, according to published reports. »

Trump says he's 'an environmentalist' after skipping G-7 climate meeting

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At a closing press conference before departing the summit, Trump was asked whether he still harbors skepticism about climate change.

A lot of people don’t understand that," Trump said, citing his experience filing environmental impact statements for real estate developments.

"I think I know more about the environment than most people," he added. »