The Daily Populous

Sunday September 27th, 2020 evening edition

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Dwayne Johnson will be voting for Joe Biden on Nov. 3.

The actor, 48, announced his choice for president and vice president in a video shared on his YouTube channel on Sunday.

The footage shows Johnson having a virtual conversation with Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, who the former WWE star was formally introduced to for the first time.

"That means a great deal to us, for real," the former vice president said, thanking Johnson for his support.

Johnson also referenced his relationship with his late father Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, who died in January at age 75.

Biden was the first to answer Johnson's question, noting how he and Harris have to be honest with the public.

Harris echoed Biden's theme of honesty, telling Johnson: "As we know, the nature of trust is that, like Joe was saying and as you've said, it's a reciprocal relationship. »

Hardline BBC critics reportedly offered top media roles

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Boris Johnson is reported to have offered jobs at the head of two of Britain’s most important media organisations to two outspoken critics of the BBC.

The provocative choice of two such hardline anti-BBC voices has prompted anger and dismay across the broadcasting and entertainment industry.

Even the iconoclastic Jeremy Clarkson, not normally aligned with the affronted liberal reaction, has spoken of his shock at the news. »

Schools in England told not to use anti-capitalist material in teaching

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The government has ordered schools in England not to use resources from organisations which have expressed a desire to end capitalism.

This is the case even if the material itself is not extreme, as the use of it could imply endorsement or support of the organisation.”.

Jessica Simor QC (@JMPSimor) Do the fourth and fifth bullet points mean that schools should not accept Government money? »

South Florida bars packed after Gov. gives OK for Phase 3 reopening

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On Saturday, Florida reported 2,795 new cases of COVID-19, along with 14,022 resident deaths and 168 non-resident deaths from COVID-19.

“Just like restaurants, small groups — I think that’s what we’re intending for bars as well,” Trantalis said.

Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber called the move by DeSantis political — and unsafe in South Florida, which has had the highest concentration of the state’s COVID-19 cases. »