The Daily Populous

Thursday October 1st, 2020 evening edition

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Washington — The commission that oversees the general election presidential debates said Wednesday it will be making changes to the format of the remaining two debates.

One key change it plans to implement: Cutting off the microphones of President Trump and Joe Biden if they break the rules, according to a source familiar with the commission's deliberations.

The plans have not been finalized and the commission is still considering how it would carry out the plan.

The Commission on Presidential Debates is responding to Tuesday's face-off between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, which was marred by frequent interruptions by the president and mud-slinging.

Debate commission could cut mics to limit int... An informed source told CBS News' Norah O'Donnell the commission will spend the next 48 hours determining new guidelines and rules for the second debate.

The campaigns will be informed of the rules, but the source said the rules will not be subject to negotiation.

"President Trump was the dominant force and now Joe Biden is trying to work the refs. »

Amazon blocks sale of merchandise with "stand back" and "stand by"

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Proud Boy merch featuring the "Stand Back - Stand By" verbiage is now available on @amazon ....naturally. — Konstantin Toropin (@KToropin) September 30, 2020.

But Amazon began blocking sales of the items on Wednesday, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed.

"All sellers must follow our selling guidelines and those who do not will be subject to action including potential removal of their account. »

The EU wants to limit which apps Apple and Google pre-install on your phone

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The EU is drafting new rules intended to curb the power of big US platforms such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple.

Draft rules would force the tech giants to share their data with rivals, and limit how many of their own apps they pre-install on devices.

The rules come as both Apple and Google fight with developers about the way they operate their app stores, both huge marketplaces for third-party companies. »

PM Trudeau, other leaders condemn white supremacy in wake of Trump's refusal to do so

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Now, Canada's political leaders are all speaking out against the issue of white supremacy — one that many acknowledged is present in Canada too.

"I categorically condemn white supremacy and all forms of hate.

"Canadian leaders have a responsibility to condemn hate, bigotry and white supremacy and, as Interim Leader of the Green Party of Canada, I do so unequivocally.". »