The Daily Populous

Monday March 7th, 2022 evening edition

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said any criminal referral from the House “would probably have as much political taint on it as you can get.”.

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Republican strategists close to Trump are predicting a battle royale if the Department of Justice moves to indict the former president.".

He said, however, that while the evidence against Trump appears to support a criminal prosecution, Garland may hesitate to pull the trigger because of the likely political backlash.

Republicans also warn that any federal prosecution of Trump would likely be answered by congressional investigations of Biden and his son Hunter if Republicans take over the House and possibly the Senate in the 2022 midterm elections.

Ford O’Connell, a Republican strategist, said a prosecution “will only make Trump stronger with the GOP primary voters.”.

“If your goal is to make sure Donald Trump is the nominee in 2024 for the Republicans, then by all means proceed with this. »

The Evacuation Route from Mariupol is Mined, Corridors Lead to Russia and Belarus

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That's according to Dominik Stillhart, director of operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The Red Cross talked for days with both sides, but the result was only agreements in principle, which were violated immediately because the roads were not precisely defined, nor who could cross them.

Officials of the International Red Cross, who were trying to leave Mariupol on Sunday on the approved route, realized that the road was actually mined. »

Nintendo eShop Payments Suspended In Russia

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Various Nintendo eShop users have recently reported that payments via the Russian Nintendo eShop are not being processed, and Nintendo has now confirmed that the Russian eShop has been put into "maintenance mode" due to the payment service being non-functional at present.

A support page on the website confirms the suspension of payments which is currently preventing purchases from the Russian Nintendo eShop.

Due to the fact that the payment service used in Nintendo eShop has suspended the processing of payments in rubles, Nintendo eShop in Russia is temporarily placed into maintenance mode. »

Man arrested for child sex crime 2 days before starting job as temporary Bexar County jailer, BCSO says

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A 20-year-old man was arrested on an active warrant for a child sex crime two days before he was scheduled to start working at the Bexar County Jail, according to authorities.

SAN ANTONIO – A 20-year-old man was arrested on an active warrant for a child sex crime two days before he was scheduled to start working at the Bexar County Jail, according to authorities.

He was arrested Saturday but was slated to start his job as a temporary jailer on Monday. »

Russia publishes an official list of states it deems 'unfriendly' to it

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A list of foreign states that Russia considers as having committed "unfriendly actions" against "Russia, Russian companies and citizens" was published on the Russian government's website on Monday.

A complimentary item of legislation from Sunday states that Russian citizens and companies must apply for a special permit to deal with "unfriendly" foreign entities.

While Israel has publicly condemned Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, it was not included on the list. »