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Saturday April 23rd, 2022 morning edition

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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news conference with European Council President Charles Michel after their meeting, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine April 20, 2022.

April 22 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said allies were finally delivering the weapons that Kyiv had asked for, adding the arms would help save the lives of thousands of people.

In a late night video address, Zelenskiy also said comments earlier in the day by a Russian commander about the need to link up with Moldova showed Moscow wanted to invade other countries.

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Reporting by David Ljunggren Editing by Chris Reese.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies that she doesn't remember expressing support for Nancy Pelosi's execution in 2019

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"I don't recall saying all of this," she said when asked about comments accusing Pelosi of treason in 2019.

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia insisted under oath that she does not remember expressing support for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's execution in 2019.

"She's a traitor to our country, she's guilty of treason," Greene said of Pelosi in a 2019 Facebook video, according to CNN. »

Ubisoft reportedly developing Overwatch-like shooter “Project Q

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On April 21, known leaker Tom Henderson has reported via Exputer that Ubisoft is working on a new arena shooter with the codename “Project Q”.

Henderson has reportedly seen footage of Project Q and suggests that “the game’s art style [is] similar to EA’s Knockout City or Activision’s Overwatch.”

Project Q is reportedly in development at Ubisoft Bordeaux, a support studio for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Rainbow Six Siege, and Beyond Good and Evil 2. »

Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price charged with sexual assault amid ongoing felony rape investigation

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Dan Price, Gravity Payments’ CEO who has drawn national attention to company-wide wage discrepancies by raising his employees’ minimum salaries to $70,000, has been charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of reckless driving in Seattle Municipal Court.

Price is also being investigated for “felony rape of a drugged victim” charges stemming from a Palm Springs incident in April of 2021, according to a Palm Springs Police Department report.

The district attorney was not able to confirm if charges will be ultimately brought against Price, according to a spokesperson. »

Boy set to graduate University of Minnesota at age 13

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As a fourth-year physics major with a math minor, 13-year-old Elliott Tanner is on the verge of graduating yet remains one of the youngest students at the University of Minnesota.

Elliott says he wants to be a high-energy theoretical physicist and ultimately a professor of physics at the University of Minnesota.

LOOK BACK: FOX 9 talked with Elliott in 2020 when he was just 11 years old and earning an associate degree. »