The Daily Populous

Friday July 3rd, 2020 day edition

image for Facebook admits Ben Shapiro is breaking its rules

Facebook has concluded there is an undisclosed financial relationship between The Daily Wire, the website founded by right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro, and Mad World News, a notorious outlet that exploits fear and bigotry for profit.

Last week, Popular Information exposed how The Daily Wire has gained unprecedented distribution on Facebook through its relationship with Mad World News.

We are also warning Daily Wire and will demote them if we see this behavior continue," a Facebook spokesperson said.

A Facebook spokesperson said it was standard company protocol to impose a more severe penalty on the publisher posting the link.

In other words, it would be lumped in with all the other traffic from Facebook, including the Facebook pages owned by The Daily Wire and any other page or person on Facebook.

But the UTM code would allow The Daily Wire to pay Mad World News for sending The Daily Wire visitors through Facebook.

A Facebook spokesman confirmed that The Daily Wire's relationship with US Chronicle also violates Facebook's rules. »

Gov. Greg Abbott issues statewide mask order

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Anyone who is actively providing or obtaining access to religious worship, but wearing a face covering is strongly encouraged.

NEW: Statement from Judge Hidalgo on today’s face covering order and the threat of #COVIDー19.

In a groundbreaking move on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide mask order.This means every Texan is required to wear a mask or facial covering when out in public. »

US prosecutors invite Prince Andrew to 'talk to us' after arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell

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US prosecutors have said they would "welcome" Prince Andrew's testimony after the FBI arrested his close friend Ghislaine Maxwell on charges of sex trafficking for the dead financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Audrey Strauss, acting US attorney for the Southern District of New York, said she "would welcome Prince Andrew coming in to talk with us.

Ms Maxwell appeared via video link at a court hearing in New Hampshire on Thursday afternoon, where she read the charges against her. »

With Epstein Suicide Looming, Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Assurances of Ghislaine Maxwell's Safety While in Custody

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I hope the SDNY and all relevant parties have conducted an extensive review of the failures of Epstein’s custody to ensure Maxwell’s safety as this case bears out.

In an indictment, Ms. Maxwell was accused of helping Mr. Epstein “recruit, groom and ultimately abuse” multiple girls, including one as young as 14.

Our journalists are working harder than ever to bring you journalism that is essential to the survival of our democracy. »

Airplane! at 40: the best spoof comedy ever made?

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Part Deux, but the entire foundation on which the comedy would rest.

A flight he catches at the last minute to win back a woman who’s left him a “Dear John” note.

and The Naked Gun: rooting a spoof in genre obscurities from Hollywood past turns the absence of timeliness into a secret virtue. »