The Daily Populous

Sunday June 14th, 2020 evening edition

image for Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

And he separately lashed out about a blossoming discussion about renaming military bases named after Confederate leaders.

The changing tenor from the two leagues could be pivotal for Trump, though.

At rallies, he has praised racing fans for standing during the national anthem, and cursed at NFL players taking a knee.

Trump fanned the flames of the issue, at one point calling for NFL owners to fire players for taking a knee.

“So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans,” Trump wrote in a tweet in September 2017.

And the leagues’ refusal to allow overt kneeling gave Trump two allies as he fanned the culture war flames over the issue.

Trump once tried to purchase an NFL team and counts some NFL owners, including New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, among his supporters and donors. »

Fox News publishes digitally altered and misleading images of Seattle demonstrations

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Its publishing of altered and misleading images on its highly-trafficked website was the latest — and arguably the most egregious — example of that.

In other photos that showed the scene in Seattle, Fox News digitally added an image of a man armed with an assault rifle.

Photojournalism ethics experts told The Seattle Times that Fox News behaved inappropriately when it published the digitally altered images. »

Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at 34; actor found dead at Mumbai residence

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Key Highlights Actor Sushan Singh Rajput dies at 34, actor found hanging at Bandra residence; Mumbai police investigating 'Shocking, bright young actor gone too soon': PM Modi condoles Sushant Singh Rajput's death The actor was diagnosed with depression 5-6 months ago but wasn't taking his medicines: Mumbai police sources.

Mumbai: Noted Bollywood actor and television star Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide by hanging himself at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on Sunday.

“Shocked & deeply saddened to hear about the suicide of talented & brilliant actor Sushant Singh Rajput. »