The Daily Populous

Monday December 14th, 2020 night edition

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Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler was criticized Saturday and Sunday for posing beside a former KKK leader, with less than a month before two runoff elections in the state that will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.

It was reportedly posted to Doles' social media on Saturday with the caption "Kelly Loeffler and I.

In 2017, he marched in Charlottesville," wrote Jewish activism group Bend the Arc in a Saturday night tweet with the picture of Doles and Loeffler.

"This is who Kelly Loeffler is proudly appealing to.".

ALERT: Kelly Loeffler just posed for a photo with Chester Doles, a former KKK leader who runs the white supremacist American Patriots USA.

Political and sports commentator Keith Olbermann also criticized Loeffler in a tweet Sunday, writing, "This should be a problem for the Kelly Loeffler campaign, but it's hard to say right now.".

Republican Majorie Taylor Greene, representative-elect for Georgia's 14th congressional district, was seen posing beside Doles on her campaign trail earlier this year. »

The war on cocoa: Hershey Co. accused of not upholding sustainability efforts in West Africa

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"Manipulation of the Futures market at the expense of Farmers' incomes should be denounced in the strongest terms," the cocoa regulators wrote.

ET): An earlier version of this article included a statement from a Hershey spokesman saying the company purchased some cocoa from West Africa.

The spokesman said Hershey purchases a “substantial" amount of cocoa from West Africa, though for competitive reasons would not discuss the specifics of the company’s cocoa purchases. »

Heat at 25: Still the Best Crime Thriller of the Modern Era

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Tom Jolliffe looks back at Heat which turns 25 and remains the best crime thriller in the modern era….

Heat is arguably the finest example of this from his canon, and certainly one which holds up to repeat viewings.

Perhaps studio oversight, or a withdrawn campaign, but Heat was largely ignored by almost every major award ceremony. »

Increased Social Media Use Linked to Developing Depression, Research Finds

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“We know from other large studies that depression and social media use tend to go together, but it’s been hard to figure out which came first.

This new study sheds light on these questions, because high initial social media use led to increased rates of depression.

“Now that it’s harder to connect socially in person, we’re all using more technology like social media. »

Navalny poisoning: Russia made second assassination attempt — report

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The Kremlin tried to poison outspoken Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny a second time after the first attempt failed, The Times newspaper has alleged.

A second dose of poison was allegedly given to Navalny before he was flown to Berlin for further treatment, western intelligence sources told the British newspaper on Saturday.

It is believed that the antidote may have also prevented the success of the second assassination attempt. »