The Daily Populous

Sunday December 15th, 2019 day edition

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Climate change activist Greta Thunberg has apologised for any misunderstanding after saying politicians should be put “against the wall”.

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“We will make sure that we put them against the wall and they will have to do their job to protect our futures”.

The comment was quickly picked in right-wing circles which have frequently criticised the teenager, including far-right online publication Breitbart accused Greta of going “full Fidel-Castro”.

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“That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language.

Those talks were originally intended to take place in Chile, only to be relocated following the outbreak of protests in Santiago. »

Earth was stressed before dinosaur extinction

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New evidence gleaned from Antarctic seashells confirms that Earth was already unstable before the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.

During the years leading up to the asteroid impact, the Deccan Traps spewed massive amounts of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) into the atmosphere.

“Our data suggest that the environment was changing before the asteroid impact,” said Benjamin Linzmeier, the study’s first author. »

Bernie Sanders tweets about Gerrit Cole's contract with NY Yankees

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Bernie Sanders tweets teachers should be paid 'at least $60,000' if Gerrit Cole can make $324 million.

The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate highlighted the record-breaking contract Gerrit Cole signed with the New York Yankees to point to teachers' inadequate wages.

"If pitchers can make $324 million, we can pay every teacher in this country at least $60,000," Sanders' official account tweeted. »

'Infernal Affairs' and 'The Departed': How to Do a Remake Right

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And in case you didn’t know, it’s also a remake of a 2002 Hong Kong action flick Infernal Affairs.

Similar to Matt Damon‘s character in Scorsese’s film, Lau is tasked by his boss, Sam (Eric Tsang), with infiltrating the police force.

The impact of his character is similar to that of his Scorsese parallel, Billy, played by Leonardo Dicaprio. »