The Daily Populous

Thursday September 16th, 2021 night edition

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The White House praised Fox for its new vaccine-or-test mandate, which is stricter than the federal policy.

Fox announced Tuesday it will require employees to either be vaccinated or tested daily.

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The White House praised one of its top media critics, Fox News, for announcing an even stricter vaccine-or-test mandate than the administration's new federal policy for employers.

The White House urged Fox on Tuesday to inform its audience about the effectiveness of such policies, which the network's right-wing hosts regularly condemn on air.

"Today's news from Fox News follows a trend we're seeing across the country: vaccination and testing requirements work," a White House spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday.

This is in addition to Fox's policy that only vaccinated employees can remove their masks in some work settings. »

Nicki Minaj said Covid vaccine could make you impotent. Fauci shut her down.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, debunked a claim made by rapper Nicki Minaj that the Covid-19 vaccine can make men impotent.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine approval for children under the age of 12 is "going to be some time in the fall.".

One man was heard yelling, "She said I'm not going to take your vaccine to go to some stupid Met Gala. »

Equal pay in sport: US Soccer offers identical contracts to men's and women's teams

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The US Soccer Federation has offered identical contracts to its men's and women's national teams in an attempt to resolve its gender pay dispute.

In May 2020, a lawsuit from the women's team for equal pay was dismissed by a judge, with an appeal pending.

"In contrast, we are committed to bargaining in good faith to achieve equal pay and the safest working conditions possible. »

S.Korea says it successfully tests submarine-launched ballistic missile

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SEOUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) - South Korea successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Wednesday, becoming the first country without nuclear weapons to develop such a system as it aims to better counter North Korea's growing capabilities.

South Korea's missile test came the same day as North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast, breaching U.N. sanctions and ratcheting up tension just days after testing a cruise missile with possible nuclear capabilities.

The test would make South Korea the first country without nuclear weapons to field such a missile. »

A fundamentally new way to freeze foods could cut carbon emissions equal to 1 million cars

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Freezing is a relatively cost-effective way to preserve nutrients and taste, but it also comes with a big energy and carbon emissions price tag.

Researchers now propose a fundamentally new way to freeze foods that could cut global energy consumption by as much as 6.5 billion kilowatt-hours a year.

The resulting carbon emission reduction of 4.59 billion kg is akin to removing about one million cars from the road. »