The Daily Populous

Saturday May 9th, 2020 day edition

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“The news over the last 24 hours I think has been somewhat downplayed — about the Justice Department dropping charges against Michael Flynn,” Obama said in a web talk with members of the Obama Alumni Association.

That’s the kind of stuff where you begin to get worried that basic — not just institutional norms — but our basic understanding of rule of law is at risk.

And when you start moving in those directions, it can accelerate pretty quickly as we’ve seen in other places.”.

The Flynn case was invoked by Obama as a principal reason that his former administration officials needed to make sure former Vice President Joe Biden wins the November election against President Trump.

“So I am hoping that all of you feel the same sense of urgency that I do,” he said.

Obama misstated the charge to which Flynn had previously pleaded guilty.

During the transition, Obama even warned Trump not to hire Flynn — advice that Trump ignored. »

If 80% of Americans Wore Masks, COVID-19 Infections Would Plummet, New Study Says

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But a compelling new study and computer model provide fresh evidence for a simple solution to help us emerge from this nightmarish lockdown.

Japan’s population is about 38% of the U.S., but even adjusting for population, the Japanese death rate is a mere 2% of America’s.

According to some activists, a blanket mask mandate places a limit on individual liberty and even one’s right to free speech. »

Tony Hawk Documentary ‘Pretending I’m a Superman’ Lands at Wood Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

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Wood Entertainment has bought worldwide rights to “Pretending I’m a Superman – The Tony Hawk Video Game Story.”.

Hawk and Activision launched the initial “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater” series in 1999, selling 9 million copies and spawning a total of 17 versions of the game by 2015.

“It’s been a long journey making the documentary and I’m stoked it will finally be released for skateboarding and ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ fans worldwide. »

'The Mandalorian': Temuera Morrison Returns to 'Star Wars' Universe to Play Boba Fett (Exclusive)

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The clones were copies of Jango, and it was further revealed that fan favorite Boba Fett was actually a cloned Jango, being raised as his own son.

While sources say Morrison is playing Boba Fett, it's always possible that something sneaky involving cloning is going on.

He has kept his connection to Star Wars by voicing Jango and Boba Fett, as well as other characters, in various Star Wars video games. »

Ontario premier 'adamant' he doesn't want Canada-U.S. border to open

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"I was adamant on the call yesterday with the premiers and the prime minister, I do not want those borders open," Ford said.

In April, Ford fired back at United States President Donald Trump after he suggested loosening restrictions at the border.

Ontario shares a border with Minnesota, Michigan and New York, which is the hardest hit area in the country. »