The Daily Populous

Wednesday February 19th, 2020 night edition

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“Eight years in political terms is an era, not an error.

And it would undermine the reality of American democracy,” said French analyst François Heisbourg.

“Trust in the United States would be abysmally low, and his re-election would undermine the alliance in two ways.

First, he doesn’t believe in alliances, but he is also very unpredictable.

No one, including Trump, has any idea where he will take any of this, and the unpredictability increases the unreliability.”.

Another unnamed European official — who requested anonymity for fear the president would retaliate against his country — agreed, saying, “Trump’s re-election would be deeply consequential.

The president has routinely attacked various European politicians, and criticized NATO security partnerships, claiming that America is carrying too much of the burden on its own. »

All-female League of Legends team Vaevictis kicked out of the LCL

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Last Summer, the team had an average of 27 deaths per game, 10 more than the next highest in the league, and had the shortest average game duration in the LCL of 22 minutes 11 seconds.

Vaevictis was subject to prejudice from other teams at the start of last season with RoX and Vega Squadron both receiving warnings for gender discrimination and a lack of sportsmanship.

Replacing Vaevictus will be Team CrowCrowd, an organisation that has been competing in semi-professional leagues since 2016 in hopes of eventually joining Russia’s major league. »

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy. Hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits are now on hold

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The bankruptcy filing comes at a time when the organization faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, thousands of alleged abuse victims and dwindling membership numbers.

The Boy Scouts of America was fielding several hundred sexual abuse lawsuits.

The Boy Scouts of America faced hundreds of lawsuits from alleged sexual abuse victims across the country -- all of which are now suspended because of the bankruptcy filing. »

Roger Stone crimes committed: Trump falsely says Stone did 'nothing'

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President Donald Trump criticized the Justice Department for prosecuting his longtime associate Roger Stone and recommending that Stone serve up to nine years in prison.

Roger Stone: Federal judges' association calls emergency meeting after DOJ intervenes in case of Trump ally Roger Stone.

Trump made numerous remarks to reporters and on Twitter about Stone’s case, saying his friend was treated “very badly” by prosecutors. »

White House Correspondents Dinner Returns to Comedy With Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj

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They’re trying to laugh again at the White House Correspondents Association annual dinner.

Michele Wolf sparked controversy in 2018 with some jokes that took aim at former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

I’m thrilled they’ll help us celebrate the role of a free press in our democracy,” said Jonathan Karl, president of the White House Correspondents Association and chief White House correspondent for ABC News. »