The Daily Populous

Sunday December 20th, 2020 night edition

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Trump used his first public comments on the cyber intrusion to dismiss the severity of the hack while asserting that the media was playing it up to hurt him.

“The Cyber Hack is far greater in the Fake News Media than in actuality.

Russia, Russia, Russia is the priority chant when anything happens because Lamestream is, for mostly financial reasons, petrified of discussing the possibility that it may be China (it may!

The tweets flew in the face of recent comments from high-ranking officials such as Pompeo who said Friday evening that Russia was behind the intrusion.

Pompeo was the first major government official to publicly blame Russia, though members of Congress and outside experts had widely concluded that Moscow was behind the intrusion.

The Saturday morning remarks from Trump followed a pattern of him being wary of criticizing Moscow over cyber threats.

“And I think it ought to be, whatever we assess what the cost we incur to be — plus, plus, plus. »

‘Avatar’ Sequel Release Dates Set, Starting in December 2020

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“Avatar 3” will open Dec. 17, 2021, followed by a three- year break for “Avatar 4, set for Dec.20, 2024.

Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels,” Cameron said in the post.

“So, we’re not making ‘Avatar 2,’ we’re making ‘Avatar 2,’ ‘3,’ ‘4,’ and ‘5.’ It’s an epic undertaking. »

Warren reintroduces bill to bar lawmakers from trading stocks

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announced Friday she’s reintroducing a bill to prohibit lawmakers from trading stocks as Democrats look to make the issue a key aspect of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs.

Democrats have accused the two senators, who are locked in competitive runoffs to keep their seats, of using private information gleaned from congressional briefings to buy and sell stocks during the pandemic.

Warren’s proposal is part of a wider anti-corruption effort she is pushing that would include a lifetime ban on lobbying for former members of Congress. »

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro bizarrely suggests COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into crocodiles or bearded ladies

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He suggested that the vaccine could result in strange side-effects, such as women growing beards and people turning into crocodiles, according to AFP.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in a bizarre rant, On Thursday.

Despite launching Brazil's national vaccination rollout on Wednesday, Bolsonaro has insisted that he will not be vaccinated. »