The Daily Populous

Thursday May 25th, 2023 morning edition

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The most recent example was the blocking of accounts critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, two days before the elections held in Turkey last Sunday.

“If we have a choice of either our people going to prison or us complying with the laws, we will comply with the laws.”

This justification came after Twitter removed content related to a BBC documentary that was highly critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which was blocked in January by the Indian government.

Among the content removed by Twitter were comments by a local parliamentarian.

Twitter’s acquiescence to autocratic or non-liberal regimes is not an exaggeration by critics of the social network.

Therefore, going beyond the law is contrary to the will of the people,” Musk wrote on Twitter in April 2022.

In December, he inquired whether Schiff had approved “hidden state censorship in direct violation of the Constitution of the United States.” »

'Queen of rock 'n' roll' Tina Turner dies at 83

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Turner began her career in the 1950s during the early years of rock 'n' roll and evolved into an MTV phenomenon.

Sometimes nicknamed the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll," Turner won six of her eight Grammy Awards in the 1980s.

By then, Turner had been free from her marriage to guitarist Ike Turner for a decade. »

Cheers as Brandon School Division rejects call to remove library books on sexuality, gender identity

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Loud cheers erupted inside a packed high school gymnasium after the Brandon School Division rejected a call to remove books dealing with sexuality and gender identity from libraries.

Brandon vote rejects call to remove library books on sexuality, gender identity Duration 3:08 They met and listened, until the early hours of the morning.

30 delegations turned out to speak on the proposal to remove certain books dealing with sexuality and gender identity. »

Bryan Johnson is swapping blood with 17-year-old son

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The tech entrepreneur Bryan Johnson recently recruited his 17-year-old son, Talmage, and his 70-year-old father, Richard, to join him in “the world’s first multigenerational plasma exchange.”.

Finally, the multimillionaire’s father had some of his own blood drained to make room for Bryan’s good stuff.

This isn’t the first time Bryan Johnson has had young blood pumped into his body to reverse aging. »

Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake Announced Alongside Collection Featuring First Three Games

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Announced during today’s PlayStation Showcase, the new Metal Gear Solid 3 remake is titled Metal Gear Solid Δ: Snake Eater and looks to be a faithful remake of Hideo Kojima’s original game.

In addition to Metal Gear Solid Δ, Konami also announced the Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol.

We are remaking Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, one of the most beloved installments of the Metal Gear series, revealing the origin story of Snake, as Metal Gear Solid Δ: Snake Eater. »