The Daily Populous

Monday November 30th, 2020 day edition

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LONDON (Reuters) - COVID-19 infections have fallen by 30% during England’s month-long national lockdown and the virus is now in retreat, a large-scale study of more than 100,000 volunteers showed on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: People walk past an information board following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bolton, Britain, September 23, 2020.


England began its second national lockdown on Nov. 5 to curb rapidly rising infections and protect its health system.

The country is due to return to a regional approach to restrictions from Dec. 2.

The last iteration of the research, carried out between Oct. 16 and Nov. 2, showed 130 infections per 10,000 people.

The opposition Labour Party said he had been too slow to react. »

Why Taco Bell Flopped in Mexico

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For the 2007 expansion attempt, the slogan of the Mexican Taco Bell locations was "Taco Bell Is Something Else," which represented an effort by the brand to differentiate themselves.

This time, they came right out and Taco Bell embraced its uniquely American approach to vaguely Mexican menu items.

The brand was betting on the fact that value and convenience would entice customers to choose Taco Bell over a more authentic alternative. »

Your Local Bookstore Wants You to Know That It’s Struggling

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“We had business from different states we had never seen before,” said Alyson Jones Turner, who owns the store with her mother, Janet Webster Jones.

“Our being able to walk now has a lot to do with that moment.”.

Of those who answered, about a third said their sales were down 40 percent or more for the year. »

'This is propaganda': Fox News' Maria Bartiromo slammed for 'softball' Trump interview

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'This is propaganda': Fox News' Maria Bartiromo slammed for 'softball' Trump interview.

Show Caption Hide Caption Fox News' Maria Bartiromo criticized for interview with Trump President Trump had his first interview since the election with Fox News' Maria Bartiromo, and now she is facing backlash for not challenging him.

Following Sunday morning's Fox News interview with Donald Trump – his first since the election – anchor Maria Bartiromo faced criticism for not challenging the president on his unsubstantiated claims of widespread election fraud. »

12-year-old boy genius accepted at Georgia Tech, has dreams of going to Mars

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ATLANTA -- A 12-year-old boy in Atlanta has dreams of going to Mars.

Those dreams are not far-fetched, as the boy has already been accepted into college.Caleb Anderson is not your typical 12-year-old.He is currently enrolled in high school and takes classes at a local technical college.

In the fall of 2021, he expects to enroll at Georgia Tech.One day he hopes to travel to Mars, but first he's got some other lofty goals. »