The Daily Populous

Monday May 25th, 2020 night edition

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The ruling was issued late on Friday, the same day President Donald Trump demanded governors nationwide allow churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship to reopen immediately.

"The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important essential places of faith to open right now, for this weekend.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the Veterans Home of California, May 22, 2020, in Yountville, Calif. Eric Risberg/AP.

Newsom issued his stay-at-home orders on March 19, closing all nonessential businesses and barring large gatherings that health officials say could fuel the spread of the contagion.

Newsom has been vague on when phase 3 will begin, saying earlier this month that it "is not a year away.

On Friday, he announced that state officials are working with faith leaders and expect to release guidelines on Monday on how churches can reopen.

Leaders of the South Bay United Pentecostal Church filed an emergency motion on Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling. »

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' to address coronavirus in next season

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It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney says the next season of the show will address the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking to NME, McElhenney said that the show, whose fourteenth season aired last year, is very much still alive, and will be back with more episodes.

“When we come back, don’t worry, we will address all this in the way only Sunny can!”. »

2020 election: Trump falsely claims 'thousands' of forgeries on mail-in ballots, despite his own commission not finding a single case of fraud

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“People grab them from mailboxes, print thousands of forgeries and ‘force’ people to sign.

Also, forge names,” the president wrote, falsely, without citing any evidence to support such claims.

Mr Trump’s own advisory commission on election integrity spent eight months, from May 2017 to January 2018, probing claims of voter fraud and did not turn up a single confirmed instance. »