The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 5th, 2021 night edition

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A federal judge has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to release a March 2019 legal memo clearing former President Trump Donald TrumpWill Biden provide strategic clarity or further ambiguity on Taiwan?

CREW filed its lawsuit in May 2019 seeking internal DOJ documents regarding Barr's public statements around the release of the Mueller report.

Barr was later widely criticized for spinning the investigation's findings—which would not be made public for another three weeks—in a way that cast Trump in a positive light.

But in Jackson's decision on Monday, the judge said it appeared that it was a foregone conclusion among DOJ leadership that there would be no prosecution against Trump.

The judge did not say in her decision whether the misrepresentations she believes the DOJ made in court warrant sanctions against its attorneys.

Monday's ruling is not the first time a federal judge has questioned Barr's honesty about the Mueller report.

"These circumstances generally, and Attorney General Barr’s lack of candor specifically, call into question Attorney General Barr’s credibility," he added. »

Media Booted From Island Of Bill Gates Wedding

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The billionaire computer-software mogul was engaged to longtime girlfriend Melinda French, a product manager at Microsoft.

One hotel employee says it's been one party after another for Gates and his guests since they arrived on the island.

Gates is a Harvard dropout who built Microsoft into the world's largest maker of personal computer software, with sales approaching $4 billion. »

Cow escapes farm to go and live with herd of bison

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A cow that escaped from her farm and went to live with a herd of bison is still with them three months on.

Newly taken pictures and video showed the creature running with its new companions, albeit, seemingly, on the fringes of the herd.

He told Polish broadcaster TVN24 that he observed a group of about 50 bison last November. »