The Daily Populous

Sunday October 18th, 2020 morning edition

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NY shuts down 10,000 person wedding as Cuomo reveals new COVID-19 plan The strategy will analyze "micro-clusters" on a block-by-block level.

Cuomo said that targeting coronavirus would no longer be at the statewide or regional level, but "block-by-block.".

We have been targeting all our actions either ... statewide ... or we reopened on a regional level.

"We have data so specific that we can't show it because it could violate privacy conditions.

Cuomo also detailed how New York state officials have cracked down on a planned wedding in Williamsburg which they allege would have brought together "upwards of 10,000 individuals.".

The Rockland County Sheriff's Office tipped off authorities to the Monday wedding which would have taken place outside the state's cluster zones in Brooklyn.

An order signed by the state health commissioner was served last night by the New York City Sheriff's Office to halt the wedding. »

The Paranoid Style in American Politics Revisited: An Ideological Asymmetry in Conspiratorial Thinking

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For all of these reasons, it is important to understand the sociocognitive factors that shape public belief in conspiracy theories.

Zeroing in on the effects of political ideology is appropriate and necessary because a high proportion of conspiracy theories are political in nature (Sunstein & Vermeule, 2009).

Still, commentators are quick to point out that “conspiracy theories aren't just for conservatives” (Moore, Parent, & Uscinksi, 2014). »

Largest US Chinese Restaurant Chain Panda Express Enters China

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(Yicai Global) Oct. 16 -- Panda Express, the biggest Chinese fast food chain in the US, has opened its first restaurant in Kunming, capital of in southwest China’s Yunnan province.

Andrew Cheng from China established Panda Express in Pasadena, California in 1973.

A Chinese student studying in the US who had been to Panda Express several times in the US said the taste was just so-so. »

European Parliament calls for ban on unpaid internships

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“This battle against unpaid internships has been going on for a long time.

MEP Brando Benifei (S&D) told reporters that “the European Parliament is now leading by example, and unpaid internships are illegal in the House.

European trade unions announced they are backing the European Parliament’s call on the Commission to ban unpaid internships and invest in quality jobs for young people. »

Betelgeuse is 25 percent closer than scientists thought

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Scientists studying the star Betelgeuse have determined that it’s actually roughly 25% closer than previous estimates.

At least that seems to be the case with the supergiant star Betelgeuse, which has been studied at length by countless scientists.

According to an international team of scientists led by researchers from The Australian National University and The University of Tokyo, Betelgeuse is not only around 25% closer to Earth than previously thought, but it’s also considerably smaller. »