The Daily Populous

Monday December 28th, 2020 day edition

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Given the choice, many of us would happily swap our regular, mundane lives for that of a rich and famous celebrity.

But there are many examples of extremely rich celebrities blowing everything and going broke, and below are eight of the more extreme examples.

So the next time you feel like you don’t have enough money, spare a thought for these poor little famous people who ended up with absolutely nothing.

Such was his regular fee, Cage at his peak was worth an estimated $150 million, but by 2009 he had blown it all.

He spent it in a lavish spending spree involving real estate and obscure historical treasures, of course.

Cage’s collection once also included a pyramid tombstone in a New Orleans cemetery, as well as a number of ‘pets’ that included a shark, a crocodile and a cobra. »

Trump signs coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law after lengthy delay

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(CNN) President Donald Trump signed the massive $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law Sunday night, averting a government shutdown that was set to begin on Tuesday, and extending billions of dollars in coronavirus aid to millions.

In fact, throughout his video message asking Congress to amend it, Trump railed against several provisions that were part of the omnibus spending bill, not the Covid relief bill.

"It is called the Covid relief bill, but it has almost nothing to do with Covid," the President said at one point. »

Unhealthy snacks to be banned from checkouts at supermarkets in England

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The planned restrictions were praised by health campaigners as a “bold first step” in Downing Street’s promised campaign against obesity.

The checkout restrictions will apply to other sales-boosting locations such as the entrances to stores or at the end of aisles.

Similar rules will apply for websites, banning sales links to unhealthy foods on places such as homepages, or at checkout or payment pages. »

Mark Strong on spies, villains, and morally compromised doctors

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The actor: A working actor for over 30 years, Mark Strong has made a career out of playing sinister-looking, stoic, and somewhat bad guys.

You just have to deal with one problem and move on to the next problem and deal with that.

MS: I think it’s more the fact that he is an everyman and he is thrown into an extraordinary situation. »

Penguins, valued at $650M, received $4.82M COVID loan

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Only one of them received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program.

That team is the Pittsburgh Penguins, who received a loan of $4.82 million through the program authorized by the CARES Act.

According to the Small Business Administration’s website, “The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.”. »