The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 1st, 2020 morning edition

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146 women were killed by their partner or ex-partner in 2019 in France, according to government figures.

The names of 122 women murdered by men over the past year in France were plastered onto a Paris wall on Sunday night as part of a memorial to mark the first year of a poster campaign that has put the country’s femicide crisis in the spotlight.

The slogans often lay bare the stark details of victims’ stories.

On Sunday, the activists returned to the site of one of their first posters to erect the memorial to the 122 women killed since the movement began.

“Her name was torn down so we decided to come back here specifically to show that we cannot tear down the names of these women.

“It is a place that is symbolic for us, it is a place of memorial.

The French government unveiled measures last year to tackle the issue but campaigners say more needs to be done. »

Adult Film Star Ron Jeremy Charged With 20 New Sex Assault Counts

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Adult film star Ron Jeremy was charged Monday with 20 additional sexual assault counts, involving 12 women and a teen girl, that date back to 2004, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Monday.

The complaint against Jeremy, who earlier pleaded not guilty to three alleged rapes, includes five counts of forcible rape and lewd conduct with a 15-year-old girl.

Jeremy was earlier accused of raping a 25-year-old woman at a home in West Hollywood in May 2014. »

USPS Board Chairman Revealed as Director of Mitch McConnell, Trump-Linked Super PACs

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors Chairman, Robert M. Duncan, is a director of the Mitch McConnell-allied Senate Leadership Fund Super PAC, as paperwork filed Monday confirmed.

Moreover, nearly all of the people on the Trump-nominated USPS board of governors have ties to the Trump administration.

As postmaster general and a top GOP donor, DeJoy has faced the most public scrutiny over the USPS overhauls. »

“No Irish Need Apply” signs existed despite denials, high schooler proves

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One high schooler found historical examples of commercials and ads to prove they were in use at one time in the US.

But then in 2015, in a piece for the Oxford Journal of Social History – the same journal where Jensen published his findings – Rebecca A.

No Irish Need Apply - The signs and ads that vilified our Iris... "No Irish Need Apply;" "No Irish Need Apply;" "No Irish Wanted;" "No Irish." »