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Saturday August 20th, 2022 night edition

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New legal documents were unsealed Thursday by a federal judge in the wake of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

They hinted at ways of prosecuting Trump that do not rest on whether documents he kept are classified.

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Former President Donald Trump has offered a shifting array of defenses in response to the August 8 FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, which uncovered a trove of secret documents.

Among them is the claim that he declassified all of the documents while in office under the president's sweeping powers over national secrets.

But procedural documents unsealed Thursday by federal judge Bruce Reinhart, including the cover sheet of the warrant used in the search, revealed that this defense may not be as effective as Trump hoped, legal experts say.

Several figures from the Trump administration have described that claim as implausible or even "a lie. »

The IRA Gives USPS Billions to Buy Electric Vehicles

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Now, the question becomes: Will the USPS move forward with already announced plans to buy a fleet of gas-guzzling trucks?.

But with the passage of the IRA, the USPS is running out of reasons to move forward with purchasing any gas-powered vehicles at all.

In 2021, the USPS conducted an environmental impact review that found that it would cost $2.3 billion more to purchase 100 percent electric vehicles than it would to purchase a fleet with just 10 percent electric vehicles. »

Russia, Ukraine, And Urban Warfare

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He researches Russia and the former Soviet Union, specializing in Russian armed forces, military thought, capabilities, and strategy.

The discussion then explores some of the major urban battles that have taken place during the war, particularly in Kyiv and Mariupol.

Be sure to subscribe, and if you’re enjoying the Urban Warfare Project Podcast, please take a minute and leave the podcast a review or give it a rating!. »

World's smallest and most endangered sea turtle found nesting on Louisiana islands for first time in 75 years

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For the first time in 75 years, sea turtle hatchlings were found on the Chandeleur Islands, Lousiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced on Wednesday.

Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings crawl along the beach as they make their way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Kemp's ridley sea turtles are the world's smallest sea turtle species and have been listed as endangered in the U.S. since December 1970. »