The Daily Populous

Sunday July 19th, 2020 night edition

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In recent days, federal security forces have taken to the streets of Portland , clad in camouflage gear suitable for a war zone, and handling anti-racism protesters with tactics reminiscent of dictatorships.

The people detaining him never identified themselves, he said , or explained why he has being held.

He said two officers came in to read him his Miranda rights, he asked for a lawyer and was eventually released.

Marshals Service declined to comment on the practice of using unmarked vehicles, but said their officers had not arrested Pettibone.

The Oregon ACLU's Jann Carson noted, "When we see people in unmarked cars forcibly grab someone off the street, we call it kidnapping .".

And we're going to do what needs to be done to protect the men and women of this country.". »

Head of NYPD union gives Fox News interview with QAnon mug in background

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(CNN) The head of the New York Police Department's second-largest police union gave a television interview Friday afternoon while sitting in front of a mug emblazoned with QAnon imagery and slogans.

The mug was positioned behind Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, during a roughly seven-minute interview on the Fox News show "Your World with Neil Cavuto.".

The mug behind Mullins featured the word "QANON" and the hashtag #WWG1WGA, which stands for "where we go one, we go all," a popular slogan among QAnon supporters. »

Florida governor: I won't close gyms over virus because people there are 'in good shape'

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Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Friday he would not close gyms in his state during the COVID-19 pandemic because people who go to gyms are "in good shape.".

"If you're in good shape, you have a very, very low likelihood of ending up in significant condition as a result of the coronavirus," said DeSantis.

Experts have also noted that the virus can be spread by seemingly healthy individuals, even if they show no symptoms. »

Trump accused of calling South Koreans 'terrible people' in front of GOP governor's South Korean-born wife

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Republican governor Larry Hogan of Maryland claimed Donald Trump disparaged the people of South Korea in front of his wife, who is South Korean.

"Then, the jarring part: Trump said he really didn't like dealing with President Moon from South Korea.

The South Koreans were 'terrible people,' he said, and he didn't know why the United States had been protecting them all these years," Mr Hogan wrote. »

Poll finds 79% of Canadians think masks should mandatory in public - BC News

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A new poll finds that the majority of Canadians believe government should make the wearing of face masks mandatory in public places.

According to a new Ipsos poll conducted for Global News, 79% of Canadians agree that masks should be made mandatory in public places (42% strongly/ 37% somewhat).

Nearly three quarters of Canadians agree that they support vaccinations against COVID-19 being mandatory once a vaccine is developed, unchanged since this question was first posed to Canadians in May. »