The Daily Populous

Thursday January 27th, 2022 morning edition

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Now, Spotify has agreed to pull Young’s work from streaming, according to a statement from a Spotify spokesperson.

“We want all the world’s music and audio content to be available to Spotify users,” the spokesperson stated.

We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from Spotify, but hope to welcome him back soon.”.

All my music is available on Spotify, being sold to these young people, people who believe what they are hearing because it is on Spotify, and people like me are supporting Spotify by presenting my music there.

I realized I could not continue to support Spotify life threatening misinformation to the music loving public.

Young also thanked his record label and management for working to pull his music from the streaming platform.

Rogan’s podcast has been the source of much controversy regarding COVID-19 misinformation, specifically on the topic of vaccines. »

Halo Infinite had the biggest launch in series history with ‘over 20 million players’

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Forza Horizon 5 has also attracted 18 million players since its release for the same platforms in November.

18 million played Forza Horizon 5 and more than 20 million have played Halo Infinite, making it the biggest Halo launch in history.”.

Microsoft said in November that Forza Horizon 5 had enjoyed the biggest launch in Xbox history, with more than 10 million players in its first week. »

Prosecutors explained the plot of 'Game of Thrones' to argue that a rioter quoting Cersei Lannister was proof of criminal intent

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"As said by Cersi Lannister 'I choose violence,'" he wrote, according to a sentencing memorandum.

Prosecutors explained the episode in which that quote appeared, and cited it as proof of criminal content.

Prosecutors explained the plot of a "Game of Thrones" episode to argue that a Capitol rioter who quoted the character Cersei Lannister on social media showed proof of criminal intent, according to a sentencing memorandum filed Tuesday. »

Norway’s PM says Russia build-up is `a sign of weakness’

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“So there have been more kind of animosity and destructive relations among countries that need to engage,” Støre said.

The Norwegian prime minister said his country sees this buildup with part of Russia’s Northern Fleet “sailing along our coast.”.

Europe and the West should be and are pursuing negotiations, he said, pointing to the U.S. and NATO dialogues with Russia . »