The Daily Populous

Saturday October 12nd, 2019 evening edition

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Zedd, a high-profile DJ and music producer, has been permanently banned from China for liking a tweet from "South Park's" official account.

On Friday, Zedd tweeted about the ban, and CNBC verified the claim with his publicist on Saturday.

"This is true, yes, but we don't have anymore info to give you at this time," Adam Guest, senior entertainment publicist at U.K.-based SATELLITE414 agency, told CNBC.

It's unclear at the moment whether this means that Zedd has a travel ban to China.

Beijing responded by heavily censoring content related to "South Park" on search engines like Baidu and other online services.

and looks to ridicule anti-vaccination supporters, or anti-vaxxers, as well as continuing its satirical take on China.

The German embassy in Beijing is yet to respond to a request for comment when contacted by CNBC. »

Trump campaign 'still hasn't paid security bills for rallies to at least six cities'

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This week, the campaign threatened to sue over its unpaid $530,000 security bill in Minneapolis, according to CNN.

While in office, Mr Trump racked up unpaid bills in Mesa, Arizona; Lebanon, Ohio; and Burlington, Vermont, for a total of $89,122.

In its mandatory reports to the Federal Election Commission, the Trump campaign did not disclose actual debts or “disputed debts” to cities or their police departments. »

Blizzard says its ‘relationships in China had no influence on our decision’ to punish an esports athlete who voiced his support for Hong Kong protestors

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Brack's statement pushed back against the accusation that Blizzard made the decision to punish Blitzchung in order to protect its business interests in China.

I want to be clear: our relationships in China had no influence on our decision," the statement reads.

Blitzchung wore a gas mask and called for the liberation of Hong Kong during a post-match interview on October 5. »

Acerbi refused to leave children's hospital

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The Italy squad visited a children’s hospital in Rome on Thursday and it has been revealed Francesco Acerbi went the extra mile.

Alessandro Iacopino, the Press officer for the hospital, has now revealed Lazio defender Acerbi went above and beyond the call of duty.

This is a cause very close to Acerbi’s heart, as he was twice diagnosed with testicular cancer in recent years and underwent chemotherapy. »

Oxygen-dependent California man dies 12 minutes after PG&E cuts power to his home

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A Northern California man dependent on an oxygen supply died Wednesday, shortly after power cuts by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. affected his home, fire officials said Friday.

Robert Mardis, 67, died roughly 12 minutes after PG&E cut power to his home and the surrounding area.

An autopsy report concluded the man died of severe coronary artery atherosclerosis, according to the Sacramento Bee. »