The Daily Populous

Monday November 25th, 2019 evening edition

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Martin and Candy together is really the kind of pairing people dream of.

And for Hughes, it was the beginning of a new phase in his own career as well.

For one reason or another, there aren’t just that many films centered around the turkeycentric November holiday.

The whole movie is about Neal getting home so he can enjoy the day with his family.

It’s fair to say that Planes doesn’t fit comfortably into the John Hughes filmography: It’s a road trip movie, a buddy comedy and his first attempt at a holiday movie.

It’s not so much that Dutch is a bad movie; more that Hughes had already made a better version a few years later.

It all leads to that moment, and that’s why Planes, Trains and Automobiles remains the ultimate Thanksgiving film: John Hughes understood that it’s all about the buildup. »

Abbie Hoffman and Amy Carter Protest CIA, 1986

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In 1986, 15 people were charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct for protesting CIA recruitment at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Amy Carter, daughter of former President Jimmy Carter, grew up in the White House, and was attending Brown University at the time she participated in the CIA recruitment protest.

[caption id="attachment1712" align="alignleft" width="202"]<a href=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-1712" alt="Amy Carter Climbing a Tree" src="" width="202" height="300" /> Amy Carter on the White House Grounds. »

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee unveils plan to save the internet

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Fighting for the internet: Social media, governments and tech companies Free speech or illegal content?

The legislation imposes heavy fines on social media companies, such as Facebook, for failing to take down posts containing hate speech.

Facebook and other social media companies have complained about the law, saying that harsh rules might lead to unnecessary censorship. »