The Daily Populous

Sunday December 8th, 2019 day edition

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Senator and rival presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) thinks that's not enough.

Friday, he offered his own $150 billion broadband plan that goes far beyond connecting rural communities to the internet.

Sanders wants to break up large media and telecommunications giants, force companies to make internet services more accessible to people with disabilities, and regulate broadband prices to ensure affordability.

He says he will treat internet service as a human right.

South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg touts an $80 billion "Internet for All" plan and promises to restore net neutrality.

Sanders' plan would require broadband providers to offer "Basic Internet Plans" at set "affordable" rates.

Sanders’ plan would ban internet service providers from also providing content. »

Donald Trump, Prince Andrew and Ghislaine Maxwell in new un-seen pictures after President claims he ‘doesn’t know’ Duke – The Sun

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DONALD Trump and Prince Andrew are pictured posing with Ghislaine Maxwell in photos taken at Heidi Klum's hookers and pimps-themed Halloween party in 2000.

14 Donald Trump and future first lady Melania Trump pose with Ghislaine Maxwell at a Halloween party in 2000.

Also pictured at the party, hosted by German supermodel Heidi Klum, is Prince Andrew, seen with the hand of long-time friend Maxwell draped over his shoulder. »

Why He Kayaked Across the Atlantic at 70 (for the Third Time)

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First Expedition North Atlantic Ocean Dakar, SENEGAL Africa 1 AcaraÚ, Brazil 2 South America South Atlantic Ocean.

He also snacked on dried fruit and his wife’s plum jam, but he ran out of that halfway across the ocean.

Every time he closed his eyes, Doba told me, “I dreamed I was paddling in the winter in Poland.” »

Millennials earn 20% less than baby boomers did—despite being better educated

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Overall, millennials earn 20% less than baby boomers did at the same stage of life, according to "The Emerging Millennial Wealth Gap," a recent report from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank New America.

Lower income levels are already having a long term impact on millennials' ability to accumulate wealth, either through savings or home equity.

"Millennials are going to be on a completely lower trajectory than previous generations," says Reid Cramer, director of the Millennials Initiative at New America. »

'Alarmingly Fast Start' to Flu Season This Year

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Experts say it's too early to tell if the rapid start means a more severe flu season is ahead.

The flu season is officially underway, marking the earliest start to widespread flu outbreaks in more than 15 years.

The CDC estimates some 1.7 million people have been infected with flu illnesses so far, and 900 have died. »