The Daily Populous

Saturday May 27th, 2023 evening edition

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“It sends a clear and forceful message: In America, evil will not win.

Hate will not prevail,” the president said in a prerecorded message shared on 25 May.

Sharing a video of the announcement, Republican US Rep Lauren Boebert said the plan would instead be used to target “conservatives” like her.

“When they say stuff like this, they mean they want to go after conservatives,” she wrote on Twitter on 26 May.

“Congresswoman Boebert is mistaken; antisemitism is not ‘conservative’ – it is evil,” deputy White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates told The Independent.

If anyone finds opposition to hate threatening, they need to look inward.”.

In a statement to The Washington Post, Ms Boebert’s office condemned antisemitism and charactised the Biden plan as an attempt to censor speech. »

Twitter withdraws from EU disinformation code

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Failing to follow code could cost fines as much as 6% of annual revenue or even ban the platform altogether.

Twitter exited the voluntary European Union’s Code of Practice on Disinformation, the bloc’s Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said.

“Twitter leaves EU voluntary Code of Practice against disinformation. »

New York man indicted on murder charge after 20-year-old woman was shot and killed when car turned in wrong driveway

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A man accused of shooting and killing a woman who was a passenger in a car that mistakenly drove up his driveway in rural New York has been indicted on a murder charge.

Kevin Monahan, 65, has been charged with murder in the second degree, reckless endangerment and tampering with physical evidence, according to the indictment.

Blake Walsh, Gillis’ boyfriend, said he was driving the car the night they drove up the wrong driveway. »

Nintendo sends Valve DMCA notice to block Steam release of Wii emulator Dolphin

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On Friday, the developers behind open source GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin received a DMCA takedown notice from Nintendo blocking Dolphin's impending release on Steam.

"We were notified by Valve that Nintendo has issued a DMCA against Dolphin's Steam page, and have removed Dolphin from Steam until the matter is settled.

I've asked Valve for comment on the DMCA notice and will update this story if I receive a reply. »