The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 12nd, 2020 morning edition

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Given that Trump repeatedly harangued Obama over his Ebola response, the remark drew skepticism.

Trump demanded that Obama "apologize to the American people & resign" in the fall of 2014 for allowing an individual who tested positive for Ebola to enter the country.

"If Obama resigns from office NOW, thereby doing a great service to the country-- I will give him free lifetime golf," Trump tweeted weeks later.

(Trump falsely claimed that he had golfed less than Obama during his 276th golf course outing as president last month.).

Only two individuals, who contracted Ebola in Africa, died of the virus in the U.S. Advertisement:.

Trump defended his response to the new coronavirus pandemic as the U.S. faces the worst outbreak in the world.

"I mean, when you look at the number of infections and the number of deaths, it really is quite concerning. »

Kamala Harris named by Joe Biden as his VP pick

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Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, as his running mate, his campaign announced on Tuesday.

Biden and Harris will appear together and speak in Biden's hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday, the campaign said.

“Senator Kamala Harris is nothing short of an exceptional choice for vice president,” said Human Rights Campaign president Alphonso David. »

Cooperative 'Copyright Troll' Lawyer Sentenced to Five Years in Prison * TorrentFreak

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Prenda Law grabbed dozens of headlines, mostly surrounding negative court rulings over identity theft, misrepresentation, and even deception.

The allegations also raised the interest of the U.S. Department of Justice, which indicted Prenda principals John Steele and Paul Hansmeier late 2016.

Last month this resulted in a 14 year prison term for Hansmeier, and today, John Steele learned of his fate. »

It's time to implement a 4-day workweek, Andrew Yang says. The pandemic has made it more important than ever.

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced some Americans to adjust to life within the confines of their own homes.

"He was correct about the level of wealth, but obviously incorrect on our workweeks, which have gotten longer, not shorter," Yang said.

"So it's past time we head in the right direction and implement a four-day workweek, which would help us all. »

Face coverings now mandatory in shops in Ireland

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Face coverings are mandatory in shops, shopping centres and other indoor settings in all parts of Ireland from Monday.

Shoppers who refuse to wear coverings in the Republic will face fines of up to €2,500 and a potential prison stint.

“We would urge everyone who can wear face coverings to abide by the law and do so. »