The Daily Populous

Friday October 2nd, 2020 night edition

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Good for Him”—it doesn’t look much different from hundreds of other Trumpist news sites that rage against Democrats and the elitist mainstream media.

The veil was lifted on NAEBC by the Reuters news agency, which reported the FBI has been investigating the pretend pro-Trump media outlet.

It’s only been a month since the FBI exposed the fake left-wing news organization, Peacedata, as another project run by Putin’s internet troll army.

The two sites are the latest evidence that the Kremlin isn’t just backing one horse in the U.S. election—it’s pushing for as much chaos as possible.

Putin’s Troll Farm Busted Running Sprawling Network of Facebook Pages.

An August headline from the site asks and answers the question: “Was the Cop’s Knee on George Floyd’s Neck ‘Racism’?

However, on Gab and Parler—two platforms enjoyed by right-wing users—the site gained more traction. »

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. »

Colorado governor to mass-pardon 2,700-plus marijuana convictions

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The governor said his office worked with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to sort through criminal histories and determine the exact number of eligible convictions.

Unlike programs in Denver and Boulder to expunge marijuana convictions, those eligible for the pardon will not have to apply.

Nevada, for instance, automatically pardoned more than 15,000, and California has adopted an automatic expungement process for certain marijuana convictions. »

Pope Francis says he would baptise aliens: 'Who are we to close doors?'

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Getty Images In pictures: 'The many popes of Pope Francis' The Graffiti Pope Pope Francis become... SUPER POPE in this Vatican-approved street art.

In pictures: 'The many popes of Pope Francis' The Biker Pope Yes, the Pope used to own a Harley Davidson.

EPA In pictures: 'The many popes of Pope Francis' The Modern Pope Let it be said, Pope Francis knows a thing or two about social media. »

Texas governor to close mail-in ballot drop-off boxes, limiting one per county

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the removal of mail-in ballot drop-off locations across the state, limiting to just one drop-off point per county.

The order, effective on 2 October, also requires that voting clerks allow poll watchers to observe ballot delivery.

The county of 1.2 million people includes more than 800,000 registered voters, all within a county that’s more than 1,000 square miles. »