The Daily Populous

Wednesday February 26th, 2020 evening edition

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"That includes," Sanders continued, "the fact that America has overthrown governments all over the world in Chile, in Guatemala, in Iran.".

"Occasionally it might be good idea to be honest about American foreign policy, and that includes the fact that America has overthrown governments all over the world in Chile and Guatemala in Iran."

While pundits were not pleased with Sanders' remarks, progressives applauded the senator's willingness to speak candidly about the United States' sordid record overseas.

"One of Bernie's strengths is his unwillingness to concede to this sort of elite taboo.".

"Nobody on the debate stage except Bernie has the guts to say the truth about the legacy of U.S. foreign policy," added Nikhil Goyal, a PhD candidate at Cambridge University.

I so appreciate your honesty about the fact that US foreign policy has wreaked havoc in so many places around the world for so long, including #Iran.

"Guatemala, Iran, the Philippines, Nicaragua, Honduras, Chile, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, and many, many others would like a word," Beavers added. »

'Cover-up': DWP destroyed reports into people who killed themselves after benefits were stopped

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The Department for Work and Pensions has been accused of “a cover-up” after destroying reports into suicides linked to benefits being stopped.

The sister of Tim Salter, a benefit claimant who killed himself soon after his benefits were stopped in 2013, accused the DWP of “trying to cover up” what was happening to “vulnerable” people.

In a statement, the DWP said: “We take these reviews extremely seriously and ensure cases are investigated and concluded and any lessons learned. »

Bob Iger to step down as Disney CEO, effective immediately

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Bob Iger will step down as Disney CEO and assume the role of executive chairman, Disney announced Tuesday.

Bob Chapek, who most recently served as chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, will assume the role of CEO, effective immediately, Disney announced.

Chapek will continue to report to Iger and be appointed to the board of directors at a later date. »

Body Cam Captures 6-Year-Old's Tearful Pleas During Arrest

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“They’re for you,” Officer Dennis Turner says before another officer tightens them around her wrists and Kaia begins weeping.

As she is being walked to the vehicle, she cries, “I don’t want to go in a police car.”.

However, the boy’s arrest was halted by superiors before the child made it through the full arrest process. »

Joe Biden Claims to Have Worked on 2016 Paris Climate Deal with Chinese Leader who Died in 1997

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But Biden, who has made multiple blunders while on the campaign trail, undermined his point by apparently confusing Chinese leaders, claiming to have worked on the deal with former premier Deng Xiaoping who died in 1997.

"One of the things I'm proudest of is getting passed, getting moved, getting in control of the Paris Climate Accord," Biden told the crowd.

Biden has long been a proponent of the Paris agreement, and has criticized Trump for stepping away from the deal. »