The Daily Populous

Friday May 1st, 2020 day edition

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“The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is keeping a safe social distance from his crew, but still trying to do right by them.

Variety has learned that Noah is personally paying the salaries of 25 furloughed members of “The Daily Show” crew amid the industry-wide production shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Noah has informed crew members that he will continue to pay their salaries until production begins to ramp back up in the television industry.

“These are the people who have been on the show with Trevor from day one and help him put on the show,” a source close to the production tells Variety.

“Trevor is personally covering their salaries until the production business opens again.

He respects his crew tremendously and feels it’s only right that they get thru this together.”.

Noah’s March 26 interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci has garnered more than 43 million views. »

Woman falls to her death from Turkish cliff while posing for a photo to celebrate end of lockdown measures

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A woman has plunged 115ft to her death after falling from a cliff in Turkey while posing for a photo.

Olesya Suspitsyna, originally from Kazakhstan, fell from popular tourist destination Duden Park in Antalya after going for a walk to celebrate the lifting of lockdown measures.

Her friend called the emergency services after Olesya slipped on the grass and fell from the cliff. »

Thunberg donates $100,000 to support children during pandemic

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for use against the COVID-19 pandemic, the world body said Thursday.

"Like the climate crisis, the coronavirus pandemic is a child rights crisis," Thunberg, 17, was quoted as saying in the UNICEF statement. »

Maryland governor says coronavirus tests acquired from South Korea under guard at undisclosed location

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said Thursday that thousands of coronavirus tests obtained by the state from South Korea are currently protected in an undisclosed location by the Maryland National Guard.

Maryland @GovLarryHogan on whether he was concerned that the federal government would seize the tests the state procured from South Korea.

He says the tests are being guarded by the National Guard at an undisclosed location. »

Trying to give another BART rider Corona : ActualPublicFreakouts

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Please remember being weird in public does not inherently merit a freakout.

Keep the comments respectful where mental disorders are concerned, and remember that the individuals depicted in these videos are real people too. »