The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 1st, 2021 morning edition

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Mr Flynn made the statements during the "For God & Country Patriot Roundup," in Dallas on Sunday.

An attendee asked Mr Flynn "why what happened in Myanmar can't happen here?".

Mr Vindman took to Twitter to denounce Mr Flynn and offer his services to prosecute the retired lieutenant general.

"With these seditious remarks Comrade Flynn may have crossed the line for recall to active duty and court-martial.

Both Mr Flynn and Mr Vindman were ousted from their jobs, but for significantly different reasons.

Mr Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI concerning his deals with Russia's ambassador prior to Mr Trump taking office.

The military claimed – without evidence – that widespread voter fraud had occurred, and used the dubious allegations to justify its undemocratic actions. »

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open, takes break from tennis

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Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open on Monday and said she’s suffered “long bouts of depression,” according to her social media, one day after tennis’ Grand Slams threatened disqualification or suspension if she continued to skip press conferences.

Osaka announced last Wednesday that she would not do press conferences during the tournament, citing mental health and accepting that she would get fined.

“Here in Paris I was already feeling vulnerable and anxious so I thought it was better to exercise self-care and skip the press conferences,” was posted on Osaka’s social media. »

The Last Thing We Need Is an Uber for Off-Duty Cops

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If cops working second shifts have their hours and assignments logged into a database, municipalities can plan around potentially overworked officers.

Power, RollKall’s CEO, said that he doesn’t believe that off-duty cops working through his company are displacing private security officers.

“Uberizing off-duty police work is another way to fill in the gaps and make a more comprehensive police machine,” McQuade said. »

Texas Rangers have pledged inclusivity, but pride game remains absent

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They’ve been known by various titles over the years: “Gay Day,” “Out at the Ballpark,” or just simply “Pride Night.”.

The Rangers declined to speak about their stance on hosting a pride day and the franchise’s work supporting the LGBTQ community.

“I think when all 30 clubs do a pride night, this question is never going to be asked again,” Bean said. »

US spying on European allies is not acceptable, says France's Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that wiretapping allies was not acceptable after reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had spied on European allies.

Mr Macron said France and Germany were seeking full clarity on what happened.

"This is not acceptable amongst allies", he told a news conference after a virtual Franco-German meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. »