The Daily Populous

Thursday November 7th, 2019 evening edition

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After Kentucky's Senate president suggested the GOP-dominated legislature could ultimately determine the final outcome of the state's close gubernatorial election, Sen. Bernie Sanders Wednesday night accused Republican lawmakers of "threatening to effectively overturn the Kentucky election.".

"In a democracy, we cannot allow politicians to just overrule election results," tweeted Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

It is outrageous that Republicans are threatening to effectively overturn the Kentucky election.

Sanders speechwriter David Sirota said in the presidential campaign's Bern Notice newsletter Wednesday that "the fact that Kentucky's election was even close is a fantastic sign for the 2020 election and Bernie's campaign.

In August, Trump-backed Republican Gov. Matt Bevin released a video condemning what he described as Sanders' "hateful class warfare and communist ideology.".

The Republican lawmaker's comments sparked alarm, with observers warning the Kentucky GOP could be preparing to steal an election that didn't go their way.

"They're going to try to steal the Kentucky election right out in the open, in front of everyone. »

Time to 'Break Facebook Up,' Sanders Says After Leaked Docs Show Social Media Giant 'Treated User Data as a Bargaining Chip'

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It harvests the data of 228 million Americans and, over and over, uses this sensitive information in dangerous ways.

For example, Facebook gave Amazon special access to user data because it was spending money on Facebook advertising.

All the while, Facebook planned to publicly frame these moves as a way to protect user privacy, the documents show. »

The rich are getting free money and capitalism is broken, says US billionaire

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Capitalism and ‘trickle-down economics’ isn’t working anymore, he argued: those with money will acquire more money, while those without will struggle to better their situation.

For those who are, “money is free” – thanks to central banks which are “pushing money on investors”.

It’s getting to the point where start-ups don’t want more investor money because they don’t need any more. »

"The Boys" Season 2: Karl Urban Signals Filming Wrap; "Mid 2020" Debut

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His work on the second season of The Boys has wrapped, and “Butcher” is giving us a “mid-2020” launch window for the season premiere.

Love that we are here together and you rocked season two.

Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television Studios co-produce the Amazon Prime Video with Point Grey Pictures, Kripke Enterprises and Original Film. »

Boris Johnson is suspected of blocking a report on Russian interference in UK elections because of 'embarrassing' revelations about Kremlin links to Conservative donors

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Boris Johnson blocked a report on Russian interference in UK elections because it revealed "embarrassing" links between Conservative donors and the Kremlin, sources have told the Times.

Boris Johnson is suspected of blocking publication of an inquiry into Russian interference in UK elections, because of the "embarrassing" links it reveals between the Russian secret service and donors to the Conservative party.

Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee submitted their report on Russian interference in UK elections to Downing Street two weeks ago. »