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Thursday October 6th, 2022 night edition

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The decision by the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit represented a small victory for the Justice Department, which had sought an expedited appeal, and a blow to Trump, who had tried to slow-walk the litigation.

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Trump is facing a criminal investigation by the Justice Department for retaining government records - some marked as highly classified, including "top secret" - at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida after leaving office, and for possible obstruction.

This marks the second time now that the 11th Circuit has ruled favorably for the Justice Department.

Trump on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court in an emergency request to overturn a portion of the 11th Circuit's ruling, saying the 100 records marked as classified should be part of the special master's review.

In the Justice Department's latest and broader appeal over the special master appointment before the 11th Circuit, a different three-judge panel will review the case.

Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Additional reporting by Ismail Shakil and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Tim Ahmann and Rosalba O'Brien. »

Why Gen Zers are growing up sober curious

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“I like going home safely and remembering the people I met, so sober nights work well for me.”.

“Friends who haven’t limited their drinking as much as me think it’s cool when people go out sober,” she explains.

But Gen Zers are taking it slow as they enter adulthood, either by not drinking at all, or drinking less often and in less quantity than older generations. »

LAPD Officer Killed During Training Exercise Was Reportedly Investigating Cops Accused of Gang Rape

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The family of a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer killed during a training exercise is suing the department for wrongful death.

The training at which he sustained injuries "was supposed to be bicycle training," but somehow wound up entailing the "grappling exercise" that the LAPD says killed him.

Gage could not confirm that the officer accused of rape was the officer directly engaged in the training exercise with Tipping. »

Kremlin says annexation and retreat are not a contradiction amid Ukrainian successes

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The conclusion of the legalities of the annexation of up to 18% of Ukrainian territory came as Russian forces battled to halt Ukrainian counter-offensives within it, especially north of Kherson and west of Luhansk.

Asked if there was a contradiction between Putin's rhetoric and the reality of retreat on the ground, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "There is no contradiction whatsoever.

The areas that are being annexed are not all under control of Russian forces and Ukrainian forces have recently driven them back. »