The Daily Populous

Thursday February 20th, 2020 morning edition

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Since then, Watson has played in 44 events and earned an estimated $8.3 million on the PGA Tour.

Since then, according to Trump Golf Count, which tracks the president’s golf outings, Trump played at least 71 times.

But $63 million in endorsements made Tiger the highest-paid golfer and the 11th highest-paid athlete in the world in 2019.

Those dollar amounts simply reflect what owners, sponsors, organizations and companies paid these athletes to play “the sports.”.

This includes thousands of dollars for lodging and feeding Secret Service agents paid directly to the resort owned by Trump.

In the three years since Trump became president, no billionaire team owner, no sports organization, no company has paid a human being more to play golf.

Using Forbes’ list of highest-paid athletes, Trump ties for 10th among America’s best-paid athletes and 17th in the world. »

Florida can't bar felons from registering to vote over fees and fines, court rules

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Florida cannot bar felons who served their time from registering to vote simply because they have failed to pay all fines and fees stemming from their cases, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

That was challenged in federal court by voting rights groups representing 17 plaintiffs seeking to overturn the law.

As many as 1.6 million Florida felons who have completed their prison sentences could regain voting privileges under Amendment 4. »

Bloomberg won’t release women from nondisclosure agreements

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during his presidential campaign in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that he won’t release women from confidentiality agreements they’ve signed relating to allegations of a hostile work environment at his company.

Bloomberg then speculated that “an awful lot of the women” would not want to disclose details of the confidentiality agreements. »