The Daily Populous

Tuesday May 12nd, 2020 night edition

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Let’s try: What if Michael Cohen lied to the FBI about talking to the North Korean ambassador about allowing nuclear testing and then got caught and pleaded guilty, twice?.

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Plainly, the crime of lying to the FBI about contact with a hostile foreign power is potentially serious.

Barr asserted that the government already had the transcript of the conversation so there was no reason to interview him.

But why would someone lie when he knows he is committing a crime and that the lie is transparent?

Would he have gone after Adam Schiff for talking to the Iranians or George Conway for talking to Maduro?

Barr has undermined what has taken two centuries, imperfectly, to build: confidence in the impartiality of the Department of Justice. »

Interpol issues wanted notice for wife of U.S. diplomat sought over fatal UK car crash: ITV

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LONDON (Reuters) - Interpol has issued a wanted notice for Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, who is wanted in Britain over a fatal car crash in a case that has caused friction between London and Washington, ITV reported on Monday.

Interpol’s website says a Red Notice is “a request to law enforcement worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person pending extradition, surrender, or similar legal action.”

Interpol issues such requests at the request of a member country, and they are not an international arrest warrant. »

Dr. Fauci Says Football Is Perfect Environment to Spread Coronavirus

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has warned football is the perfect environment for the novel coronavirus to spread.

Before the NFL and college football can return, however, teams have to ensure a number of key requirements are met as the sport in its present state is fertile ground for spreading coronavirus.

But if people are in such close contact as football players are on every single play, then that's the perfect set up for spreading," Fauci, a key member of President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, was quoted as saying by NBC's Peter King in his Football Morning in America column. »

Apple Reportedly Seeking to Move Significantly More Production From China to India

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A senior government official told ET the decision is being linked to India's production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme, which was introduced to boost local manufacturing of electrical products, particularly smartphones.

Currently, Apple sells $1.5 billion of phones in India, but less than $0.5 billion of those are locally manufactured.

In contrast, in 2018-2019 Apple produced $220 billion worth of products in China. »