The Daily Populous

Thursday July 14th, 2022 day edition

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NEWTOWN — Attorneys getting ready for a jury trial to decide how much Alex Jones will pay Sandy Hook families he defamed want a judge to bar evidence about “white supremacy and right-wing extremism,” saying such associations would violate his right to a fair trial.

Lawyers for an FBI agent and eight Sandy Hook families who won a defamation case against Jones here last year were yet to respond in court to Jones’ request by Wednesday.

There was no conflict in the trial dates to award damages until Jones filed for federal bankruptcy protection one week before the first Texas trial was to begin.

Jones called the 2012 massacre of 26 first-graders and educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School “staged,” “synthetic,” “manufactured,” “a giant hoax,” and “completely fake with actors.”.

Pattis argued that “sanctimonious outrage jeopardizes (Jones’) rights to a fair trial before the proceedings ever get underway.”.

Earlier this summer, Pattis asked be dropped from representing Jones because Pattis’ firm had not spoken with Jones in a month, following Jones’ unsuccessful bankruptcy maneuver. »

Biden says US would use military force against Iran as a 'last resort' to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon

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Israeli news anchor Yonit Levi noted that Biden in the past said he would "do anything" to ensure Iran doesn't acquire nuclear weapons.

The Obama era deal was designed to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. »

Jumpin’ Jellybeans…The Delicious Last Course Goes Platinum! -

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It hardly feels possible to be typing these words, but here goes: in a little over a week since the game’s release, our Cuphead expansion The Delicious Last Course has gone platinum, selling 1 million copies across all platforms!

These words certainly do not encompass how grateful we are, but to the amazing Cuphead players worldwide we say nonetheless: thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

From start to finish, The Delicious Last Course was a true labour of love. »

Congress Has Roger Stone’s Encrypted Chats With Proud Boys and Oath Keepers

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Roger Stone was part of an encrypted group chat involving the leader of the Proud Boys and the leader of the Oath Keepers in the months leading up to Jan. 6, 2021.

In addition to Proud Boy chairman Enrique Tarrio and Oath Keeper leader Stewart Rhodes, other participants included Infowars host Owen Shroyer and “Stop the Steal” organizer Ali Alexander.

The encrypted chat is more evidence of potential coordination between the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers ahead of Jan 6. and raises more questions about Stone’s role in the lead-up to the Capitol riot. »