The Daily Populous

Sunday July 5th, 2020 night edition

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Trump Team PA and Women for Trump have organized a boat parade to celebrate Independence Day and President Donald Trump.

The parade is supposed to start at 11 a.m. Saturday below the Hot Metal Bridge on the Monongahela River.

The parade will reportedly go up from the Monongahela River to the Ohio River and then up the Allegheny River.

A local activist group, Pittsburgh, I Can’t Breathe, organized a counter-protest to the Trump rally, which started at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

The group calls their event “Shut It Down” in reference to the boat parade.

Protesters have gathered outside the marina where President Trump supporters are gathering for their boat rally.

Protesters chanted “it is illegal to drive through protesters” after a car attempted to drive through the intersection where protesters were located. »

Bill Gates blames social media platforms for COVID-19 spread in U.S.

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates blamed social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter for the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 during the pandemic.

The "crazy ideas" include misinformation convincing people to not wear masks, and conspiracy theories about vaccines to combat the disease.

(Cover image: Microsoft founder Bill Gates speaks during the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Beijing, China, November 21, 2019. »

North Korea says no need for talks with US as they’re nothing more than ‘shallow trick’ to make Trump look good

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Also on Seoul & Washington ‘to push for diplomacy’ with Pyongyang as they mark 70th anniversary of Korean War start.

Her remarks come as US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is set to visit South Korea next week.

Since then, relations between North Korea and South Korea have soured after North Korea blew up a liaison office at the border in June, in response to South Korean activists sending leaflets across to the North. »

Nigel Farage reported to police for visiting pub after US Trump rally trip

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Nigel Farage has been reported to police after apparently visiting a pub less than a fortnight after a trip to a Donald Trump rally in the United States.

Anyone returning from overseas is required supposed to self-isolate for 14 days under current quarantine laws, with few exceptions.

On Friday, ministers announced the restrictions would be lifted for some countries, but only from 10 July. »