The Daily Populous

Saturday June 13rd, 2020 night edition

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On Monday’s segment of his prime-time show, the Fox News host Tucker Carlson cast doubt on the reasons behind the worldwide unrest prompted by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month.

“This may be a lot of things, this moment we are living through,” Mr. Carlson said.

“But it is definitely not about black lives, and remember that when they come for you.

And at this rate, they will.”.

Since he made those statements and others, prominent companies including the Walt Disney Company, Papa John’s, Poshmark and T-Mobile have distanced themselves from “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” joining other businesses that have backed away from the show in recent years.

The flight of advertisers accelerated on Tuesday, when the watchdog group Sleeping Giants tagged T-Mobile in a Twitter post, saying that Fox News had aired what amounted to an “extremely racist segment scaremongering about the Black community. »

A NASCAR Truck Driver Is Quitting Over the Sport’s New Confederate Flag Policy

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NASCAR driver Ray Ciccarelli, a part-time driver in NASCAR’s pickup truck division, said in a now-deleted Facebook post published Wednesday that he would quit over the sport’s new policy banning Confederate flags.

NASCAR said in a statement on Wednesday that the flag would be banned at its events from now on.

The display of the confederate flag will be prohibited from all NASCAR events and properties.”. »

Biden says Trump was ‘paralysed with fear’ by protests and hid ‘in his bunker’ in new campaign ad

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Joe Biden has released a new campaign ad, that takes aim at president Donald Trump, for reportedly visiting the White House bunker during George Floyd protests.

The Biden campaign released the first “Deer In The Headlights” video three weeks ago, which attacked Mr Trump for his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.

Too weak to lead,” the narrator says at the start of the ad, as images of Mr Trump and protesters are shown. »

Preseason 2021 gameplay plans

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When we developed last year's preseason, Rise of the Elements, we wanted to expand and evolve League of Legends in an unexpected and exciting way.

This year, we're going to invest in League’s future by building up and refining one of League's foundational gameplay systems.

Preseason 2021's gameplay changes will focus on a fully upgraded shop interface and a top to bottom rework of the item system!. »

ICC says Trump sanctions attack the court, victims of atrocities

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"These are the latest in a series of unprecedented attacks on the ICC," the Hague-based court said in a statement.

"These attacks constitute an escalation and an unacceptable attempt to interfere with the rule of law and the Court's judicial proceedings," said the ICC.

Trump signed an executive order on Thursday to block the financial assets of court employees and bar them and their immediate relatives from entering the US. »