The Daily Populous

Monday November 1st, 2021 day edition

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Elon Musk says he is willing to sell Tesla stock if the United Nations official who said that just 2 percent of the entrepreneur's income could help solve world hunger can back up the claim.

'If WFP can describe on this Twitter thread exactly how $6B will solve world hunger, I will sell Tesla stock right now and do it,' Musk, the world's richest man, tweeted Sunday.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO added, however, that the World Food Programme (WFP) must publicly disclose how they are utilizing his funds.

'But it must be open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent,' Musk added.

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he will sell stock to provide $6billion to the World Food Programme is director David Beasley can prove that the funds will aid in solving world hunger.

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Experts recently predicted Musk would be the world's first trillionaire, but said the fortune would come from his SpaceX venture, rather than Tesla. »

White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she has COVID-19

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White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that she had tested positive for COVID-19, days after pulling out of the president's overseas trip due to a family emergency.

Psaki said she planned to return to work in person after quarantining for 10 days following a negative rapid test, which she said is the White House requirement.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki calls on reporters during the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on October 27, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images. »

Pineapple on Pizza OK for Most Canadians, But Pepperoni is Tops

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In the online survey of a representative national sample, 73% of Canadians say they would “definitely” or “probably” eat pizza with pineapple, up seven points since a similar Research Co. poll conducted in July 2019.

In 1962, cook and businessman Sam Panopoulos of Chatham, Ontario, was the first person to add canned pineapple to a pizza.

More than three-in-five Canadians (77%, -2) say they would “definitely” or “probably” eat poutine—a proportion that jumps to 82% among Quebecers. »

The Only U.S. President to Be Impeached Twice Calls Biden ‘Worst President in History’

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But in Trump’s opinion, President Biden has had the “worst presidency in history,” the former president told Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro in an interview that aired on the network Saturday night.

– President Trump’s report card for the Biden White House — Jeanine Pirro (@JudgeJeanine) October 31, 2021.

In fact, there’s only one president since 1953 who had a lower approval rating at this point in his presidency, according to Gallup. »

Philadelphia to become first major US city to ban police from stopping drivers for low-level traffic violations

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(CNN) When Philadelphia's mayor signs landmark legislation as soon as this week, the city will become the first major US city to ban police from stopping drivers for low-level traffic violations -- stops that studies show target Black drivers at disproportionately higher rates.

While Philadelphia is the largest city to ban such traffic stops, some local and state governments have also enacted similar policies.

As of this year, Black drivers account for 67% of stops compared to just 12% of White drivers, the data shows. »