The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 22nd, 2020 night edition

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The Mandalorian: 12 Burning Questions Coming Out of Season 2 Finale Performer of the Week Honorable Mention: Pedro Pascal.

Jon Favreau has closed the book on speculation about the Boba Fett series that was teased at the end of The Mandalorian‘s Season 2 finale, stating that it is a standalone spinoff.

“This is actually separate from The Mandalorian Season 3,” the TV franchise EP officially confirmed Monday on Good Morning America.

The Book of Boba Fett, as it is titled, is already filming with an eye on a December 2021 premiere, “and then we go into production after that with Season 3 of The Mandalorian, with the main character we know and love (played by Pedro Pascal).”.

The Mandalorian Season 3 will thus begin filming in 2021, with its premiere date/month TBD.

And indeed, ever since The Mandalorian’s Season 2 finale came to a close, Disney+ had been 100-percent mum on what The Book of Boba Fett is and isn’t.

After the formidable duo settled in, the title card “THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT…. »

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. »

Britain cut off by Canada and others as new Covid strain spreads

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LONDON — The United Kingdom found itself increasingly cut adrift from the outside world Monday as countries took drastic action to stem a new mutant coronavirus strain from spreading worldwide.

Dozens of countries, including Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Iran, Colombia and Morocco, have suspended flights from the U.K. for 48 hours or more.

The iconic White Cliffs of Dover, which stand outside England's main ferry port, are reflected in the windscreen of a truck on Saturday. »

Pro-Trump network Newsmax airs 2-minute video admitting it has 'no evidence' of outlandish fraud claims against 2 voting-machine companies

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Newsmax, Fox News, and One America News Network could face defamation lawsuits from a pair of voting-system companies, The New York Times reported.

Clarifications that aired on Fox News and Fox Business Channel over the weekend were different from the one that aired on Newsmax.

Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy said in a statement later Monday that the clarification segment would air across its shows. »