The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 20th, 2022 night edition

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Dealing with a failing China could therefore prove harder for the United States than coping with the alternative has been.

If Washington hopes to do so successfully—or at least fend off the worst of the fallout—it needs to reorient its focus, and fast.

To make matters worse, it is unclear whether the Biden administration has begun working on the problem.

Unfortunately for China, the reforms Xi has targeted were the same ones that had made it so successful in the intervening period.

Xi used the event to humiliate Hu, his predecessor and the last Chinese leader to have been chosen by Deng.

But they should postpone the party, for a declining China could be much more dangerous than a booming one.

Hinting that Washington seeks regime change in Beijing, as Trump aides did on numerous occasions, accomplished little more than increasing China’s insecurity. »

Hadi Choopan Is The New 2022 Mr. Olympia Champion

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Hadi Choopan was a bodybuilder who had always locked in the top 5 of the competition over the last three years.

After an emotional victory, Hadi Choopan was interviewed on stage by Bob Cicherillo, as is traditional for the Mr. Olympia champion.

Choopan took the moment to shed light on the ongoing protests in Iran – dedicating his trophy to the women of his country. »

Fortnite Video Game Maker Epic Games to Pay More Than Half a Billion Dollars over FTC Allegations of Privacy Violations and Unwanted Charges

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“The Justice Department takes very seriously its mission to protect consumers’ data privacy rights,” said Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta.

Epic’s video game Fortnite is generally free to download and play but charges users for in-game items such as costumes and dance moves.

The FTC alleged in two separate complaints that North Carolina-based Epic engaged in several unlawful practices. »

85-year-old convicted of disorderly conduct after feeding feral cats

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Roberts received a warning from county officials to stop feeding cats in downtown Wetumpka by the courthouse dumpster in March.

They said that county officials had told her to stop feeding cats by the courthouse dumpsters and that she was trespassing, Shashy said.

The disorderly conduct charge came about when Roberts grew angry at being told she couldn’t give her car keys to Alston. »

'Fortnite' maker Epic Games fined $520M after accusations it exposed young players to potential harm

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Epic is also accused of exposing children and teenagers to bullying, threats, harassment and dangerous and psychologically traumatizing issues such as suicide while using Fortnite through the game's default live voice and text function.

We accepted this agreement because we want Epic to be at the forefront of consumer protection and provide the best experience for our players.".

"Fornite" alone made $5.5 billion in 2018 and $3.7 billion in 2019, and enjoys nearly 400 million users worldwide, according to documents reviewed by the games site IGN. »