The Daily Populous

Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 evening edition

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HONG KONG: As Hong Kong raged with the worst political violence so far this summer, many of those hitting the streets adopted a new symbol - smiling Guy Fawkes masks.

But until recently they had not made much of an appearance at the huge demonstrations currently battering Hong Kong.

Protesters in Hong Kong dubbed the celebrations a "Day of Grief", and took to the streets in huge numbers as battles raged for hours with police.

Many online forums encouraged protesters to wear Guy Fawkes masks.

In this picture taken on Oct 1, 2019, a group of protesters cover their faces by wearing Guy Fawkes masks, popularised by the V For Vendetta comic book film, in Hong Kong.

At a sit-in outside the teenager's school on Wednesday, a person delivered a statement condemning police - hiding his face behind a Guy Fawkes mask.

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Planned Parenthood has been building a secret abortion "mega-clinic" in Illinois

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Other Planned Parenthood projects had run into problems once the public realized the construction was for an abortion provider.

Besides having just one clinic in their state, Missouri women face some of the country's most restrictive laws when seeking an abortion.

After that, the Illinois Planned Parenthood became flooded with abortion patients from Missouri. »

Even meat lovers go veggie when plant-heavy meals abound

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Emma Garnett and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge, UK, collected data on more than 94,000 meals sold in 3 of the cafeterias at the university in 2017.

When the proportion of meatless options doubled from one to two of four choices, overall sales remained about constant.

The researchers found no evidence that higher sales of vegetarian dishes at lunch led to lower vegetarian sales at dinner. »

Trump shouted 'you're making me look like an idiot' at White House staff, report claims

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“You are making me look like an idiot,” he said, according to an excerpt of a new book featured in The New York Times, which said the statement also included an expletive.

Everyone Trump has fired or forced out 1/13 John Bolton Trump claimed to have fired Bolton, his national security adviser, while Bolton claimed he offered to resign.

Asked by Mr Trump to erect such a barricade, Ms Nielsen replied: “Sir, I literally don’t think that’s even possible”. »

Trump personally asked U.K.'s Boris Johnson for help discrediting Mueller report: Times of London

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President Donald Trump personally asked U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson for help in discrediting the Mueller investigation, according to a Times of London report Wednesday.

Trump asked Johnson for help during a congratulatory phone call on July 26, just two days after Johnson took office, the paper reported.

Australian, Ukrainian and Italian officials have confirmed calls from Trump, while Downing Street has declined to comment. »