The Daily Populous

Monday August 10th, 2020 evening edition

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(CNN) A teen who shared a photo of a crowded hallway at her Georgia high school last week says she has been receiving threats after the image went viral.

North Paulding High School sophomore Hannah Watters told CNN she and her family and friends have been receiving screenshots of group chats with threatening language against her.

One message said "I know where this girl lives," she said.

The teen said she understands why people are upset but said she shared the photo because she felt like it was the right thing to do.

"I feel like a lot of teachers have my back because they know how dangerous it is going to school.

But I know that a lot of the kids that I go to school with, I've already gotten backlash for it, threats and things like that," Hannah said.

"I know I'm doing the right thing and it's not going to stop me from continuing doing it. »

Lawmakers Demand Removal of Postmaster General DeJoy Over 'Nefarious' Efforts to Destroy the Postal Service and 'Aid Trump Reelection'

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Postal Service that deeply alarmed lawmakers, activists, and ordinary citizens nationwide, two House Democrats are demanding the immediate removal of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over his sweeping operational changes to the beloved government service that have slowed the delivery of essential packages and jeopardized mail-in voting.

This is the clearest example yet of Trump and his puppet Postmaster General's attempts to sabotage the USPS before November's election.

"The Postmaster General has shown us on multiple occasions he is working to dismantle a fundamental institution of our democracy. »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson insists schools are safe hours after children’s commissioner calls for more testing

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Boris Johnson has insisted schools are safe to re-open next month just hours after the Children’s Commissioner called for routine coronavirus testing for pupils and teachers.

But Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner for England, called for more testing in schools, in contrast to ministers who say the precautions already taken are sufficient.

Mr Johnson said: “I think it is very important that everybody works together to ensure schools are safe - and they are. »

Chinese man swims seven hours to Taiwan's Kinmen for freedom

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man claimed Sunday (Aug. 9) that he swam for seven hours from China to Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County in pursuit of the country's freedom and democracy.

It said it received reports about a suspicious object floating in waters near Kinmen County Sunday morning and later identified it as a man from China's Sichuan province.

According to the CGA, the 45-year-old man, surnamed Li (李), claimed that he had left the Chinese city of Xiamen around 3 a.m. Sunday and swam for seven hours before reaching Kinmen. »