The Daily Populous

Thursday August 13rd, 2020 evening edition

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She was then supposed to be guided to her connecting flight to Florida.

The 18-year-old was born blind and this was her third time flying by herself, so she thought she was familiar with some of the routines.

"I was instructed by the flight attendant to wait until everybody else got off the plane," said Cabot, 18, in an interview with CBC News from Jacksonville.

"That's what they tell me every time so I didn't think anything of it.".

She said she heard the other passengers leave and then the unmistakable sound of the aircraft door being sealed shut.

She had no idea how to open the plane's door or whether that would be a safe thing to do.

Her family complained about the incident to United Airlines, which gave Cabot a $250 voucher for future travel. »

QAnon Followers Are Hijacking the #SaveTheChildren Movement

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And speaking out against child exploitation, no matter your politics, is far from an objectionable stance.

“It’s probably one of the key things that’s attractive about QAnon,” said Marc-André Argentino, a doctoral student at Concordia University who studies QAnon’s social media presence.

“Everyone agrees that child trafficking is very bad, and the argument QAnon makes is, ‘If you’re against us talking about this, you’re in favor of child trafficking.’”. »

'Just Comes Out and Says It': Trump Declares Postal Service Can't Handle Mail-In Voting Because He's Blocking Funding

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"Trump just comes out and says it: He is blocking money to keep the Postal Service afloat in an attempt to cast the election as fraudulent.".

So therefore, they can't do it," said the president, who repeated his false claim that mail-in voting is highly susceptible to fraud.

Correction: The headline of a previous version of this article misstated a quote from Jacob Bogage of the Washington Post. »

The CDC issues a dire warning for the fall if coronavirus measures are not followed

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(CNN) A top federal health official is issuing a dire warning: Follow recommended coronavirus measures or risk having the worst fall in US public health history.

Without following the recommendations, this could be "the worst fall, from a public health perspective, we've ever had," he said.

On coronavirus vaccines, Redfield is cautiously optimistic that one or more vaccines will be ready by the start of 2021. »