The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 30th, 2022 evening edition

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In an interview on Real America's Voice show Just the News, Trump pushed unsubstantiated claims regarding President Joe Biden's son, and his dealings in Russia.

So now I would think Putin would know the answer to that.

One political expert told Newsweek that by appealing for Putin to "smear" Hunter Biden, Trump is doing "what Trump does best" by "trolling the media, cozying up to authoritarians," and timing his comments for "maximum shock value.".

This is also not the first time that Trump has asked Russia for help getting political dirt against one of his opponents.

"So one would expect any info Putin releases about our commander-in-chief to be a lie—and yet Trump now begs for Putin's aid.

Representative Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, tweeted: "Vladimir Putin is a war criminal and a butcher.

Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison added: "Trump, the leader of the GOP, loves Putin more than he loves America. »

Activision Blizzard officially settles federal sexual harassment suit for $18 million

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Anyone who worked at Activision Blizzard between Sept. 1, 2016 to present day can submit a claim, specifically about sexual harassment, retaliation or pregnancy discrimination.

If they have other claims — for instance, pay inequity, which isn’t covered by the EEOC’s agreement with Activision Blizzard — these former or current Activision Blizzard employees can still continue with the California state suit.

In September, Activision Blizzard agreed to create an $18 million fund for harassment and discrimination victims, following another lawsuit from the EEOC. »

Ukraine gives medal to soldier who told Russian officer to ‘go fuck yourself’

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When the detachment was asked to lay down their weapons, Hrybov responded by radio with a defiant: “Russian warship, go fuck yourself.”.

On Sunday, Zekenskiy said in an interview with Russian journalists that “some of the soldiers died, some were taken prisoner”.

#Ukraine Roman Hrybov, the Ukrainian soldier, who said the now-famous "Russian warship, go fuck yourself" phrase when asked to surrender, returned home. »

The Irony of Ukraine

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Trapped in an emotional and ideological bubble, the argument runs, Russian President Vladimir Putin made several basic strategic blunders.

And now an angry, wounded bear is stuck in a quagmire, lashing out in frustration instead of rationally reversing course.

The United States is used to thinking of itself as the alpha military power, attacking and conquering and controlling the action. »

In Laredo, a bus brigade is vaccinating Mexican citizens with COVID-19 shots that Texans aren’t using

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“In Laredo, a bus brigade is vaccinating Mexican citizens with COVID-19 shots that Texans aren’t using” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.

They injected Lima Eusebio, signed her vaccine card and then the bus turned around and took them all back into Mexico.

A bus driver drives towards the international bridge on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. »