The Daily Populous

Tuesday April 26th, 2022 evening edition

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President Joe Biden announced Tuesday morning that he has granted clemency to 78 individuals, all of whom were convicted of low-level drug offenses or nonviolent crimes.

Three people were pardoned, and 75 received commutations of their sentences.

It’s the first time Biden has exercised his constitutional clemency powers as president.

Many of the people granted commutations were convicted years ago of crimes that today carry much lighter sentences.

Bolden was accused of trying to sell a copy of a Secret Service file in 1964.

President Joe Biden announced pardons and commutations for 78 people on Tuesday, along with programs designed to help people return to productive roles in society after incarceration.

Dexter Jackson, 52, of Georgia, was convicted in 2002 of using his business to aid in the facilitation of marijuana distribution. »

Texts show Marjorie Taylor Greene asked Meadows about martial law

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Greene testified last week she does not recall whether she encouraged the president to impose martial law.

That is one of multiple texts Greene sent to Meadows in the post-election period, around January 6, 2021.

Greene also told Meadows "we think" the people who assaulted the Capitol on January 6 "are Antifa" dressed like Trump supporters. »

UK says it backs Ukraine's right to attack Russian territory as Kremlin claims NATO is fighting a proxy war

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The UK's armed forces minister said it is "completely legitimate" for Ukraine to attack Russian territory.

It is "completely legitimate" for Ukraine to attack Russian territory, a British defence minister has said, as Russia accused the NATO military alliance of waging a proxy war.

However as an independent country, Ukraine has "a sovereign right to have whoever it wishes into its country," he said. »

Google gives Europe a ‘reject all’ button for tracking cookies after fines from watchdogs

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Google is introducing new options to reject tracking cookies in Europe after its existing dialog boxes were found to be in violation of EU data laws.

Earlier this year, France’s data protection agency CNIL fined Google €150 million ($170 million) for deploying confusing language in cookie banners.

Previously, Google allowed users to accept all tracking cookies with a single click, but forced people to click through various menus to reject them all. »