The Daily Populous

Thursday September 5th, 2019 day edition

image for President Trump said the US has 'the cleanest air in the world'. Here's the reality, according to an air quality scientist.

On Monday, President Trump tweeted out a map and said "America: the Cleanest Air in the World - BY FAR!".

On Monday, President Trump tweeted out a map, exclaiming that American air is the best air by far.

This kind of particulate matter is only one component of air pollution.

In 2014, the EPA estimated that between 50,000 and 120,000 people in the US die prematurely because of bad air.

In terms of PM 2.5 pollution, the country with the world's cleanest air is New Zealand, while the US ranks seventh on the list.

Meanwhile, the cleanest cities in the world (in terms of particulate concentrations) are in Sweden.

If you're wondering how clean the air you're breathing right now is, check out the National Weather Service air quality forecast, or use the EPA's interactive air quality map. »

"If This Wasn't So Dangerous I'd Be Laughing": Trump Presents Outdated Dorian Forecast Map With Alabama Circled With Sharpie

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The graphic appears to have been altered with a Sharpie to indicate a risk the storm would move into Alabama from Florida.

According to Mersereau, citing a U.S. statute, "It is a violation of federal law to falsify a National Weather Service forecast and pass it off as official, as President Trump did here.".

Asked subsequently about the markings on the map, Trump told reporters he didn't know where the marks came from:. »

Senator: Mark Zuckerberg should face “the possibility of a prison term”

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"I think he ought to be held personally accountable, which is everything from financial fines to—and let me underline this—the possibility of a prison term.".

Wyden was the co-author of the law and has been one of its most ardent defenders ever since.

But Facebook staunchly resisted those proposals and ultimately won a settlement that didn't touch Zuckerberg personally. »

Infowars’ Sandy Hook appeal goes down in flames as judge orders Alex Jones to ‘pay all costs’

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Infowars, a website owned by Alex Jones, has been ordered to “pay all costs” to a survivor of the Sandy Hook shooting after an appeal in a defamation lawsuit was rejected.

The website was sued by Sandy Hook parent Neil Heslin over a conspiracy theory that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a “false flag” attack orchestrated by the government.

According to Heslin, Jones had ordered Infowars to delete all social media posts about Sandy Hook. »