The Daily Populous

Saturday August 1st, 2020 night edition

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Over 100,000 Americans are dead because of these people's incompetence and viciousness.

What the investigation uncovered, according to reporter Katherine Eban, was an ultimately "aborted plan" for a far-reaching national testing strategy and a deliberative process that "began not with public health experts but with bankers and billionaires.".

the prospect of launching a large-scale national plan was losing favor, said one public health expert in frequent contact with the White House's official coronavirus task force.

"It was very clear that Jared was ultimately the decision maker as to what [plan] was going to come out," the expert said.

Jared Kushner commissioned and then abandoned a rational plan for dealing with #COVID19 because it would only affect blue states!

Jared Kushner reportedly abandoned a national testing plan because it was *politically advantageous* to sit back and let blue states be eviscerated by the virus.

Wajahat Ali, an op-ed contributor to the New York Times, indicated the seriousness of these accusations against Kushner should not be ignored. »

Portland sees peaceful night of protests following withdrawal of federal agents

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The withdrawal of federal agents from frontline policing of demonstrations in downtown Portland significantly reduced tensions in the city overnight.

But in the absence of the federal officers, Thursday night’s protest passed off without major incident or intervention by the police.

She said that “Trump’s troops” were behaving like an occupying army in Portland and provoking unrest with heavy-handed tactics. »

Underage girl forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, US court document claims

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The sex offender Jeffrey Epstein allegedly tried to gather incriminating material against Prince Andrew by forcing an underage girl to have sex with him, according to newly released court documents.

She also claimed she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, which he vehemently denies.

Similar allegations about Prince Andrew having sex with an underage girl were ordered to be struck from court records in 2015 in the civil case. »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson postpones lockdown easing in England

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Face coverings will be mandatory in more indoor settings, such as cinemas.

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Boris Johnson: "Our assessment is that we should now squeeze that brake pedal".

The rethink on easing England's lockdown follows new restrictions for people in parts of northern England, after a spike in virus cases. »

Lowe's shelling out $100M in coronavirus bonuses to hourly workers

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On Aug. 21, full-time hourly associates will receive $300 and part-time and seasonal associates will receive $150.

The August bonuses will match the funds previously provided to hourly associates March and May as well as earlier this month, the company announced.

RELATED: Walmart to give hourly employees another round of cash bonuses amid COVID-19 pandemic. »