The Daily Populous

Monday June 8th, 2020 evening edition

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Vandalized during a demonstration this week and then cleaned by the city, it was removed overnight without any public notice.

The decision to take down the statue wasn’t about Semmes or the monument itself, “and it is not an attempt to rewrite history,” he wrote.

It is about removing a potential distraction so we may focus clearly on the future of our city,” Stimpson said.

It is about removing a potential distraction so we may focus clearly on the future of our city.

The city of Birmingham removed a towering obelisk after another statue was toppled by protesters.

Virginia’s governor has decided to remove a huge statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, after city authorities said they’ll remove other Confederate monuments from Monument Avenue.

The statue was dedicated in 1900, the year before Alabama ratified a Constitution that established white supremacy in the state by essentially disenfranchising blacks and poor whites. »

Tear Gas Is Banned in International Warfare––Why Are Police Using It On U.S. Civilians?

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Police say they’re using tear gas to clear crowds, but the chemical agent’s effects can cause long-term physical damage.

Under Article II Section 9 of the treaty, however, chemical agents used for “domestic riot control purposes” by law enforcement are not prohibited.

Trump’s suggestion to use military force against U.S. civilians shocked many—but in fact police already have been using a weapon banned in international warfare against protesters: tear gas. »

Prince Andrew may be quizzed over Jeffrey Epstein in weeks as US officially demands Britain hand him over

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And in a bombshell move, the Department of Justice has formally told the UK the Duke of York is now caught up in a criminal probe for the first time.

14 The Duke of York has so far refused to talk to New York prosecutors investigating paedophile Epstein's historic sex trafficking network Credit: Jae Donnelly.

“It puts the UK government in a very difficult position - and the Duke of York even even more so.”. »

Bio, Hegdahl, Douglas B.

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Meanwhile he watched the Love Boat merrily steaming over the horizon, firing at the coastline and never missing him for two days.

He took off his boondockers and hung them around his neck in case he needed them when he reached shore.

“The Incredibly Stupid One,” my personal hero, is the archetype of the innovative, resourceful and courageous American Sailor. »

Investors argue against excessive pay package for Activision CEO

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A major investment group with substantial holdings in Activision stock is speaking out this week against the high compensation for Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick.

"These equity grants have consistently been larger than the total pay (the sum of base salary, annual bonus, and equity pay) of CEO peers at similar companies.".

Advisory firm Glass Lewis also recommended against approving Kotick's pay package from 2012 through 2018, before flipping to support the vote in more recent years. »