The Daily Populous

Sunday August 9th, 2020 morning edition

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"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Friendly reminder, if victorious on November 3rd, @realDonaldTrump will GUT Social Security and Medicare.#TrumpPressConference #trumppresser — American Bridge 21st Century (@American_Bridge) August 8, 2020.

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth," the group responded: "If reelected, he will destroy Social Security.".

Candidate Trump promised to protect Social Security and Medicare.

"Trump's executive order, which seeks to defer Social Security contributions, is bad enough," said Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works.

On Saturday, Altman called on every lawmaker in Congress to denounce what she called Trump's "unconstitutional raid on Social Security."

In the upcoming election, she said, "voters should treat any Senator or Representative who is silent as complicit in destroying Social Security. »

Corona vaccine: Serum Institute caps proposed vaccine price at Rs 225/dose

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, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, has set a ceiling price of $3 per dose for the proposed.

Of this, up to 50 million doses are expected to be made available in India alone, sources close to the development told TOI.

The collaboration between Gavi, Serum, and Gates Foundation supports the efforts of ACT Accelerator's vaccines’ pillar, also known as Covax. »

Kanye West Removed From Illinois Ballot Over Invalid Signatures

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Kanye West's presidential hopes just took another L. On Saturday (Aug. 8), TMZ reported 'Ye's name will be taken off the ballot in his home state of Illinois after more than half the signatures on his petition were deemed invalid.

This news comes following reports that his petition to get on the ballot in Illinois had been challenged by the Illinois Board of Elections on July 28.

Following a controversial presidential campaign rally in South Carolina, he failed to make the ballot in that state. »

A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B

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The genealogy company Ancestry has been acquired by investment firm Blackstone for $4.7 billion, changing ownership of the company and its trove of user-submitted DNA from a set of investment firms to another private equity firm.

According to its website, the company has 3 million paying subscribers, 27 billion records, and 100 million family trees.

The website also says that over 18 million people have been DNA tested through the company. »