The Daily Populous

Monday June 22nd, 2020 evening edition

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A "furious" President Donald Trump yelled at aides when he saw thousands of empty seats at his rally on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to multiple reports.

The Trump campaign had said that almost 1 million people expressed interest in the event.

Trump was still fuming on Air Force One on the way back to the White House, The Washington Post reported.

President Donald Trump yelled at aides backstage at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when he realized how low the turnout was for his rally there on Saturday, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

About 6,200 people showed up to the 19,000-seat venue, despite the Trump campaign's confident assertions that nearly 1 million people had expressed interest in the event.

The four people told the paper that the president yelled at aides when he saw the sparsely filled seats from backstage.

Tim Murtaugh, the communications director for the campaign, said the rally attracted more than 4 million viewers. »

Switched at birth, but it took 60 years to discover mistake

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He studied at night school while toiling in a factory, and finally became a truck driver.

And all the while, his real brothers were being raised with private tutors to guide them through good universities and into successful, white-collar careers.

It’s the stuff of fairy tale, yet this week it emerged that two 60-year-old Japanese men – one born poor, one rich – had been switched at birth. »

70% in Japan want telecommuting to continue after pandemic, survey finds

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A recent survey has found that 70.0 percent of respondents are in favor of telecommuting even after the coronavirus is contained, with many happy with the reduction in commuting.

Those in favor comprise 24.8 percent who fully think telecommuting should be promoted after the pandemic and 45.2 percent who somewhat think so.

The nationwide survey by Jiji Press was conducted in May on 2,000 people 18 or older. »

NASCAR: Noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage area at Talladega

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NASCAR released a statement Sunday evening confirming that a noose was found in the garage area of the #43 car at Talladega Superspeedway.

"Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose was found in the garage stall of the 43 team.

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega was postponed until Monday because of weather. »

Trump says 2020 presidential election will be 'rigged by foreign countries' as he slumps further in polls

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The US president wrote on Monday that “foreign countries and others” would print mail-in ballots to disrupt November’s election.


Mr Trump’s latest tweet about the 2020 election comes less than 24 hours before John Bolton’s tell-all book is released. »