The Daily Populous

Thursday October 24th, 2019 day edition

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Rose McGowan has filed a racketeering lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and attorneys David Boies and Lisa Bloom, accusing them of conspiring to discredit her sexual assault claims against the disgraced film producer.

The lawsuit comes a month after the publishing of “She Said,” a book by journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey about the rise of the #MeToo movement.

Also Read: Rose McGowan: 'Lisa Bloom Should Be Disbarred' for Working With Harvey Weinstein.

But McGowan called the lawyer’s actions “mind bending and illegal” on social media and called for her to be disbarred.

Also Read: Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan: We Are Not Part of Harvey Weinstein's $44 Million Settlement.

It alleges that the spy, known to McGowan as Diana Filip, gained her trust by posing as an advocate.

“McGowan has suffered tremendously from Defendants’ conspiracy and lies,” concludes the lawsuit. »

Jeff Passan auf Twitter: "Major league umpire Rob Drake tweeted “I will be buying an AR-15 tomorrow, because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020”, accord

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Coca-Cola Named Most Polluting Brand in Plastic Waste Audit

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Coca-Cola was found for the second year in a row to be the most polluting brand in a global audit of plastic trash conducted by the Break Free From Plastic global movement.

Sorting through the mounds of garbage, they found that the plastic represented 50 different types and could be traced back to almost 8,000 brands.

Coca-Cola’s dubious distinction of being the top global contributor of plastic waste for two consecutive years runs counter to the company’s carefully curated public image as an environmental leader. »

White House Threatens to Veto SHIELD Act

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The White House on Wednesday said President Donald Trump would veto a bill requiring federal election campaigns to report “illicit offers” of campaign assistance from foreign governments and their agents.

The bill would also impose new rules on political advertisements placed on social media platforms similar to those currently governing radio and TV ads.

Siding with the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the bill was antithetical to constitutional principles of free speech. »

BBC News launches 'dark web' Tor mirror

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The browser can obscure who is using it and what data is being accessed, which can help people avoid government surveillance and censorship.

Countries including China, Iran and Vietnam are among those who have tried to block access to the BBC News website or programmes.

Instead of visiting or, users of the Tor browser can visit the new bbcnewsv2vjtpsuy.onion web address. »