The Daily Populous

Friday November 20th, 2020 evening edition

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The company, Descante Capital Holdings, was uncovered in Salon's reporting on a private jet that Loeffler jointly purchased with her husband, Jerry Sprecher, who is chair of the New York Stock Exchange.

She once used it for an 18-minute hop from a central Georgia town to Savannah.

A Loeffler staffer told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution last February that the senator had paid for the airplane "out of her pocket," but her financial disclosures suggest that isn't true.

Individuals are not permitted to write off the purchase of a jet; only businesses can do that.

The aircraft tracking site Flight Aware says that the jet is "not available for public tracking per request from the owner/operator.".

A Loeffler campaign spokesperson did not respond to multiple detailed questions for this article. »

Scotland pulls up the drawbridge making it illegal to enter from rest of UK

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Crossing the Scottish border will be illegal from today under sweeping new coronavirus restrictions branded ‘deeply flawed’ by critics.

People living within Level Three or Level Four lockdown areas – which includes vast swathes of central Scotland – are also not permitted to leave their area.

He said: ‘For one thing, freedom of movement would appear to be expressly reserved to the UK parliament under the Scotland Act. »

‘Knives Out’ Exposes the Veiled Prejudice of Seemingly Nice People

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In the first half, the movie tricks its audience into thinking the liberal members of the family might be genuinely nice people.

The message of the movie is pretty clear: the political opinions of the Thrombey family are all surface level.

We have no mansions, but everyone’s got a nice house and every kid knows they’ll be going to college. »

Florida’s Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus

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U.S. Sen. Rick Scott has tested positive for coronavirus and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” the Florida Republican announced Friday morning.

Two rapid tests came back negative for COVID-19 but on Tuesday, Scott was administered a more accurate polymerase chain reaction screening, commonly referred to as a PCR test.

“I want to remind everyone to be careful and do the right things to protect yourselves and others,” Scott said. »