The Daily Populous

Monday March 16th, 2020 evening edition

image for The Mongol Princess, Khutulun, Literally Wrestled Her Way To Victory

Years before women’s wrestling was even a thing, Khutulun was dressing in the traditional male wrestling outfits and challenging men to fights.

In Mongolian wrestling, two opponents grab onto one another’s arms, and they have to use their body strength to knock the other one over.

When she reached her late teenage years, her father began to talk about setting her up with a future husband.

At the time, women never got a choice in who they married, especially if they were a princess.

Khutulun was strong and outspoken, saying that she would not allow her father to dictate who to marry.

Her brothers got to choose who they should marry, after all, and she was stronger than most men.

Wealthy men were traveling from all over the empire to challenge her, and lost their fleets of 100 horses. »

Wall Street set to crash again after Fed slashes rates

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(Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to crater on Monday as fears of a coronavirus-driven recession intensified following a second emergency interest rate cut in a fortnight by the Federal Reserve.

“When the investor community loses faith in the Fed, that’s when the market gets very dangerous.”.

S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 were down 128.5 points, or 4.77% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 were down 359.75 points, or 4.54%. »

Things To Do In Dallas This Week: Stay The Fuck Home.

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Probably however long it takes for our society to figure out how to get a handle on this pandemic.

While it’s true that people 60 and older are more susceptible to the virus, it poses a threat to all of us.

So are the people working retail jobs that are still having to work as people clear out their wares. »

Nearly 20 Million People Were Using Steam Today, Shattering Record

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Steam, the ever-popular digital PC gaming platform, has just broken its own previous record for most concurrent players.

According to Steam’s own statistics tracker, a peak count of 19,728,027 people were using the service around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, a brand new record for the service.

The previous concurrent user record for Steam was approximately 18,801,944 as of February 2020, making the new record almost a jump of 1 million users. »

Mitch McConnell Criticized for Calling Coronavirus Bill 'Urgent' Priority After Leaving D.C. for the Weekend

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On Sunday evening, McConnell tweeted a statement from his iPhone announcing that passing a coronavirus relief package would be an "urgent" priority for Senate this week.

My statement on the urgent priorities before the Senate this week and beyond: — Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) March 16, 2020.

"First, we still need to receive the final version of the House's coronavirus relief legislation," McConnell said. »