The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 11st, 2020 day edition

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MOSCOW — Russia will perceive any ballistic missile launched at its territory as a nuclear attack that warrants a nuclear retaliation, the military warned in an article published Friday.

The harsh warning in the official military newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) is directed at the United States, which has worked to develop long-range non-nuclear weapons.

“Any attacking missile will be perceived as carrying a nuclear warhead,” the article said.

In this photo taken from undated footage distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, an intercontinental ballistic missile lifts off from a truck-mounted launcher somewhere in Russia.

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The Krasnaya Zvezda article emphasized that the publication of the new nuclear deterrent policy was intended to unambiguously explain what Russia sees as aggression.

The specifics of retaliatory action, such as where, when and how much will be determined by Russia’s military-political leadership depending on the situation. »

Here’s How Much Money the Cast of Friends Makes for Reruns

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Warner Bros executives aren’t the only ones happy with Friends seemingly never-ending success — the cast is, too.

That changed in season two and each cast member made a different amount (which allegedly ranged from $20,000 to $40,000 per episode).

Courteney Cox is right behind her with $120 million, David Schwimmer follows with $85 million, then Matthew Perry at $80 million. »

California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees

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Uber and Lyft must reclassify their California drivers as employees under a preliminary injunction granted Monday by a San Francisco judge.

The companies are also behind a California ballot measure that would keep drivers as contractors and provide them with some benefits.

Ultimately, we believe this issue will be decided by California voters and that they will side with drivers.". »

Belarus Has Shut Down the Internet Amid a Controversial Election

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Internet connectivity and cellular service in Belarus have been down since Sunday evening, after sporadic outages early that morning and throughout the day.

The connectivity blackout, which also includes landline phones, appears to be a government-imposed outage that comes amid widespread protests and increasing social unrest over Belarus' presidential election Sunday.

Meanwhile, opposition candidates and protesters say the election was rigged and believe the results to be illegitimate. »