The Daily Populous

Saturday December 5th, 2020 day edition

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Japan will soon join the growing list of countries set to ban sales of new gasoline-engine cars.

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the automobile industry as part of the country’s climate goals.

Electric and hybrid cars currently account for about 29% of the country’s 5.2 million new registration.

This would lead to a decline in gasoline demand, depending on the number of hybrid cars, as they are partially based on gasoline.

The country’s upcoming plan for cleaner vehicles is part of a global trend of reducing sales of diesel cars.

China, the largest vehicle market in the world, has already announced a plan to phase out sales of conventional by 2035.

The UK also set a goal for 2030, while France and Singapore hope to achieve this by 2040. »

Texas prep football player bowls over referee after ejection

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A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night because he was angry after being ejected from the game.

"Unfortunately, this type of blind-sided assault on an official while working on the field is not new to Texas Football," the statement read.

The District 31-6A Defensive Player of the Year last season, Duron also is the Bobcats' kicker and punter and a star wrestler. »

The House Just Voted to Decriminalize Weed

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WASHINGTON — The House just voted to decriminalize cannabis, a historic symbolic moment marking Congress’ belated move toward embracing the views held by a large majority of Americans.

The House voted to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act on Friday, the first time either chamber of Congress has ever voted on marijuana decriminalization.

The final vote was 228-164, with most Democrats joined by 5 Republicans and an independent to pass the legislation. »

Oscar Isaac To Star As Solid Snake In Sony’s ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Movie

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The film is based on the Metal Gear Solid video game created by Hideo Kojima and published by Konami.

As for Isaac, Metal Gear Solid could give him another major franchise, having already starred in the most recent Star Wars franchise.

Vogt-Roberts is repped by UTA, manager Tom Lassally at 3 Arts, and attorneys Allan Werthiemer and Andy Gawker. »

Solid Phosphorus has been Found in Comets. This Means They Contain All the Raw Elements for Life

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The raw elements for life are known as CHNOPS, which stands for Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorous, and Sulfur.

They were present in solid particles collected only a few kilometres from the comet by Rosetta’s COmetary Secondary Ion Mass Analyser (COSIMA) instrument.

This new finding is different: this time researchers found phosphorous ions in solid particles in either minerals or metallic phosphorous. »