The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 15th, 2020 night edition

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Alex Jones is facing calls for his arrest after the conspiracy theorist told a Donald Trump rally that president-elect Joe Biden will be removed "one way or the other".

The speech quickly drew backlash on social media, with some critics demanding Mr Jones be arrested in light of the comments.

Race author and activist Tim Wise tweeted: “Time to arrest Alex Jones.

David Weissman, a Steering Committee member of the group, said: "This antisemitic trope should also be considered a threat and Alex Jones should be arrested for incitement.".

“The system is publicly stealing this election from the biggest landslide and the biggest political realignment since 1776,” Mr Jones said.

Meanwhile, criticism of the host and calls for his arrest continued to pour in on social media.

Talk show host Chip Franklin said: "Alex Jones needs to be arrested. »

Hillary Clinton calls for Electoral College to be abolished after casting first vote in New York for Biden

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Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton – among New York members of the Electoral College – cast the state’s first electoral vote for Joe Biden.

Following her vote, Ms Clinton renewed her call for the dissolution of the Electoral College, with the winner of the presidential election determined by a popular vote.

“But while it still exists, I was proud to cast my vote in New York for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris,” she said. »

Gmail, Google and YouTube down: Services crash for users worldwide

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They're some of the most popular apps and services around the world, but Google, Gmail and YouTube have all gone down this morning.

According to DownDetector, the issues started at around 11:56 GMT, and are affecting users worldwide.

It appears that Google, Gmail and YouTube are now back up, although Google is yet to comment on it. »