The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 7th, 2020 day edition

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Hong Kong/Washington (CNN Business) The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

Pompeo suggested the possible move during an interview with Fox News' Laura Ingraham, adding that "we're taking this very seriously.".

Pompeo was asked by Ingraham whether the United States should be considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, "especially TikTok.".

"With respect to Chinese apps on people's cell phones, I can assure you the United States will get this one right too, Laura," he said.

"I don't want to get out in front of the President [Donald Trump], but it's something we're looking at.".

Washington's top diplomat added that people should only download the app "if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.". »

Kanye West's Yeezy got millions in federal small business loans

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A representative for Yeezy did not immediately respond to request for comment.

Some other well-known fashion and retail names whose business was pummeled by store closings across the country also received the 1% loans that can be forgiven if worker-employment goals are met.

Untuckit, a shirt retailer with 85 locations, had two loans between $5 million and $10 million. »

Bolsonaro experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, says CNN Brazil

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has Covid-19 symptoms, including a 38 degree fever, according to CNN Brazil.

The controversial right-wing leader, who has been criticised over his handling of the pandemic in Brazil, has said he is taking hydroxychloroquine.

Brazil registered 20,229 additional cases of coronavirus over the last 24 hours and 620 new deaths, its health ministry said on Monday. »

Ch. 132 (One Punch-Man)

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Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen disses Yankees’ hair policy

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“I definitely do think it takes away from our individualism as players and as people,” McCutchen told Jensen Karp on “The Sports Bubble” podcast.

When he showed up, McCutchen immediately had to grab a razor and lose the beard he had with San Francisco.

The Yankees don’t allow players’ hair to go past the collar of their baseball jersey and they can’t have facial hair that extends beyond their top lip. »