The Daily Populous

Wednesday November 13rd, 2019 night edition

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There is a broad story about this era of baseball that has yet to be told.

To this point, the public’s understanding of sign stealing mostly rests on anonymous second-hand conjecture and finger-pointing.

But inside the game, there is a belief which is treated by players and staff as fact: That illegal sign stealing, particularly through advanced technology, is everywhere.

“It’s an issue that permeates through the whole league,” one major league manager said.

Electronic sign stealing is not a single-team issue.

Major League Baseball rules prohibit clubs from using electronic equipment to steal catchers’ signs and convey information.

Still, the commissioner’s office hears complaints about many different organizations — everything from mysterious people in white shirts... »

American millennials are on track to die faster than Gen X, thanks to climbing rates of depression and 'deaths of despair'

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They're seeing their physical and mental health decline at a faster rate than Gen X did as they age, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield report.

According to the report, rates of depression and hyperactivity among American millennials increased by around 30% from 2014 to 2017.

It's a vicious cycle: Money struggles aren't only hurting millennials' health, they're also preventing millennials from seeking help for those very issues. »

Facebook is on the defensive after its head of news was revealed to have cofounded a website critical of Elizabeth Warren

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Legum reported that The 74 had published several critical pieces on Warren, a high-profile figure known for advocating the breakup of tech giants Amazon, Google, and Facebook.

A Facebook spokesman told Business Insider that Brown had been transparent about her role with The 74 for many years.

Facebook is on the defensive after news emerged that its head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, cofounded a news site that has been critical of Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. »

Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails

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That source material, as laid out in his emails to Breitbart, includes white nationalist websites, a “white genocide”-themed novel in which Indian men rape white women, xenophobic conspiracy theories and eugenics-era immigration laws that Adolf Hitler lauded in “Mein Kampf.”.

Hatewatch reviewed more than 900 previously private emails Miller sent to Breitbart editors from March 4, 2015, to June 27, 2016.

“What Stephen Miller sent to me in those emails has become policy at the Trump administration,” McHugh told Hatewatch. »