The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 13rd, 2020 evening edition

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American radio show host Howard Stern has said that Donald Trump supporters are the people the president “despises most”.

According to the New York Daily News, who reported the comments on Tuesday, Mr Stern told listeners on his Sirius XM radio show that Mr Trump would be “disgusted” by people who vote for him.

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“The oddity in all of this is the people Trump despises most, love him the most,” said Mr Stern.

“The people who are voting for Trump for the most part... he wouldn’t even let them in a f***ing hotel.”.

Mr Stern then compared the dynamic between the president and his supporters as akin to an episode of “The Twilight Zone”, according to The Patriot News.

I don't think there is anyone left who will vote for him," said Mr Stern in April. »

New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths

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New York City breaks record: 58 straight days with no pedestrian deaths This is the longest stretch since NYC began tracking pedestrian deaths in 1983.

New York City Department of Transportation Polly Trottenberg revealed in testimony before the City Council Transportation Committee on Tuesday that it has now been 58 consecutive days since a pedestrian has been fatally struck and killed in the city.

This marks the longest stretch since the city began tracking pedestrian fatalities in 1983, according to ABC News’ New York City station WABC. »

Arrested protesters tortured regularly: rights group

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The Civil Rights Observer says it interviewed dozens of protesters arrested last year and was told of widespread abuses by the police.

A human rights group, the Civil Rights Observer, has issued a report accusing the police of systematically torturing protesters arrested during Hong Kong's unrest last year, saying interviews it did with some of those detained show they were subjected to "cruel or inhuman treatment or punishment".

"Our human rights and liberty is not guaranteed under the law, and the law enforcement agencies do not respect human rights. »

Democrats try to ban Internet shutoffs until pandemic is over

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A proposed US law would make it illegal for telecom providers to terminate Internet or phone service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That money, if approved, would be given to ISPs that provide discounts to low-income households and people who lose their jobs.

Merkley, Sanders, and Wyden want to prevent the shutoffs from happening at all and force ISPs to reconnect customers who were disconnected after the pandemic began. »

Nocturnal pollinators strongly contribute to pollen transport of wild flowers in an agricultural landscape

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Limited existing studies into pollen transport capabilities of settling macro-moth species have provided some indications of their flower visitations [9–14].

Nonetheless, detailed plant–pollinator network studies revealing the extent of nocturnal moth pollen transport in comparison to diurnal pollinators are currently lacking.

We furthermore hypothesize that some plant species in the investigated landscape will chiefly depend on moths as pollen transporters. »