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Thursday September 29th, 2022 evening edition

image for The number of Russians fleeing the country to evade Putin's draft is likely bigger than the original invasion force, UK intel says

The UK said the number of fleeing Russians likely exceeded Putin's original invasion force.

Reports said least 190,000 Russians had left since Putin said he would draft reservists for Ukraine.

The exodus is likely to affect Russia's economy and add to "brain drain," the UK said.

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The number of Russians leaving the country to avoid President Vladimir Putin's latest mobilization for the war in Ukraine is likely bigger than the original invasion force, UK intelligence said.

The UK's Ministry of Defense tweeted this estimate on Thursday, writing that there had been a "considerable exodus of Russians seeking to evade call-up.".

According to the wealth-intelligence firm New World Wealth, by mid-March, 15,000 Russian millionaires were projected to leave the country. »

Iran’s Crisis of Legitimacy

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The protests present the Iranian regime with a far more immediate crisis than the selection of Khamenei’s eventual successor.

In preparing for the succession of a new supreme leader, the deep state seeks, above all, to preserve the status quo.

Across Iran, thousands of angry protesters continue to chant “death to Khomeini,” “clerics get out,” and “Mojtaba, may you die and not become Supreme Leader.” »

Reporter flies away, sharks on streets: Hurricane Ian lashes Florida | Video

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Hurricane Ian lashed the US’s Florida coast on Wednesday, unleashing torrential rains and howling winds.

WATCH: Weatherman Jim Cantore is nearly blown away while reporting on Hurricane Ian — BNO News (@BNONews) September 28, 2022.

@Gutfeldfox somehow a shark ended up in a Fort Myers neighborhood during Hurricane Ian.. — Brad Habuda (@BradHabuda) September 28, 2022. »

Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads toward South Carolina

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Residents are rescued from floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022.

The destruction began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

“We’ve never seen storm surge of this magnitude,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told a news conference. »

Man caught on video urinating on ex-wife’s grave ‘almost every morning,’ NJ reports say

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A man in New Jersey is accused of habitually urinating on his ex-wife’s grave, according to media reports.

The 68-year-old man visited the cemetery “almost every morning between 6:14 a.m. and 6:18 a.m. with his current wife” and urinated on Torello’s grave, according to the Post.

DNA testing proved the man was indeed the child’s father, according to the Post, and Torello remarried later. »