The Daily Populous

Saturday October 19th, 2019 evening edition

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A major investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information.

Grassley remained critical of Clinton's handling of classified information after it was revealed she had been using a private email to conduct official business when she was the top U.S. diplomat from 2009 to 2013.

Comey did, however, criticize Clinton's use of a private email server as "extremely careless.".

This latest report concluded there was "no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information.".

Despite that, 38 unidentified people were said to be "culpable" in 91 cases after sending classified information which made its way to Clinton's personal email.

Clinton herself was cleared of any mishandling of classified information and "by and large, the individuals interviewed were aware of security policies and did their best to implement them in their operations.".

— Hillary Clinton explained how Trump's new probe into her emails is a diversion tactic in this exclusive interview with NowThis — Tomthunkit™ (@TomthunkitsMind) October 19, 2019. »

Quentin Tarantino Holds Firm, Won’t Recut ‘Once Upon a Time’ for China

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Quentin Tarantino will not recut “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” to placate Chinese censors, Variety has confirmed.

When it was re-released in edited form, the film went on to flop in China, eking out $2.7 million, even as it grossed a mighty $425.4 million globally.

Tarantino has defended his depiction of the “Enter the Dragon” actor, telling reporters at a Moscow press conference, “Bruce Lee was kind of an arrogant guy. »

MTRCB: 'Abominable' off Philippine theaters since Tuesday

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MANILA, Philippines — Due to a controversial scene depicting China’s disproven territorial claim, DreamWorks film "Abominable" has been pulled out of Philippine cinemas since Tuesday, the Movie and Tele­vision Review and Classification Board said in a statement sent to Pilipino Star Ngayon Thursday.

The said map shown in the film contained China’s "nine-dash line," legally invalidated by the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, Netherlands.

Online users also pointed out that the scene with China’s nine-dash line also excluded Visayas and Mindanao from the Philippine map. »

Hong Kong protests: NBA fans join anti-China display

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Dozens of spectators at a US basketball game have held signs and donned T-shirts and masks in support of protests in Hong Kong.

It comes amid an ongoing row between China and the NBA over the protests that have rocked Hong Kong since March.

Images from the pre-season game on Friday show demonstrators wearing T-shirts emblazoned with "Stand With Hong Kong" and "Free Tibet". »

Apple’s China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company – TechCrunch

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In 2019, it seems the only things that can unite America’s clashing political factions are the decisions made by companies in one of its most powerful industries.

“Apple’s decision last week to accommodate the Chinese government by taking down HKMaps is deeply concerning,” the authors of the letter wrote.

The question is what will happen should regulators in the U.S. stop writing letters and start making legislative demands of their own. »