The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 22nd, 2020 morning edition

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Comedian John Mulaney has checked into rehab for 60 days for alcohol and cocaine addiction.

A source exclusively confirmed to Page Six that the 38-year-old golden boy of comedy checked into a Pennsylvania rehab facility this past weekend.

The source said, “John’s friends and family are happy that he’s finally getting some help and focusing on his health.

“He’s on board with his recovery, he’s not fighting against rehab.”.

John Mulaney in an “SNL” sketch on Oct. 31, 2020 Kyle Dubiel/NBC.

Mulaney said he stopped doing cocaine and drinking alcohol within a month of one another.

He claimed he didn’t go to rehab, he just went cold turkey, and was sober for many years after that. »

Biden receives the coronavirus vaccine.

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Mr. Biden, however, warned Americans that vigilance in the coming months was still necessary.

His wife, Dr. Jill Biden, received the vaccine privately, earlier in the day on Monday, according to a spokesman, and joined him at the hospital.

Representative Cedric L. Richmond, Democrat of Louisiana and one of Mr. Biden’s closest advisers, tested positive for the coronavirus last week, the transition team announced. »

Stars seize Iranian imagination

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Women in Saadat Shahr have even sold their jewellery to help science teacher Asghar Kabiri realise his dream of building an observatory.

“School janitors and teachers all paid a small share of their salaries to help build the observatory.

So in a small, traditional community like Saadat Shahr, people contribute to our activities just as they would chip in to build a mosque,” he added. »

‘Good news’: Coronavirus vaccine will still protect against new U.K. variant, WHO says

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The novel coronavirus vaccine should still work against a highly infectious new variant of the virus spreading quickly in the United Kingdom.

“The U.K. has informed us that they don’t believe that there’s an impact on the vaccine.

According to Reuters, a wide range of countries including Israel, Switzerland, Germany and Turkey, banned flights from South Africa on Monday. »

With the Election Over, Facebook Gets Back to Spreading Misinformation

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“This was a temporary change we made to help limit the spread of inaccurate claims about the election,” Facebook spokesman Joe Osborne told the Times’ Kevin Roose.

Recognizing this, some Facebook employees have reportedly pressed for the so-called “nicer newsfeed” to become permanent.

The problem is complex, and not just for Facebook, as it tries to take over the world without becoming a supervillain. »