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Saturday January 21st, 2023 day edition

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — An event that was being promoted as a private reception with Kyle Rittenhouse at the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip has been canceled, according to hotel officials.

Flyers circulated on social media stating the event would take place in the Oak Room on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. "You guys aren't going to want to miss out on this one!"

A spokesperson for the Grand Canal Shoppes told KTNV on Tuesday morning that tenants reached out to officials to announce that the event was canceled.

"We do not speak on behalf of our tenants, but want to emphasize this event did not align with our property’s core event guidelines," officials said in a statement.

This event is located in Las Vegas Nevada.

In the oak room at the Venetian — Kyle Rittenhouse (@ThisIsKyleR) January 16, 2023.

Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges in November 2021 after testifying that he was acting in self-defense after shooting three people in August 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. »

Trump dropped his lawsuit against Letitia James a day after a judge fined him $1 million for a frivolous case against Hillary Clinton

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On Thursday, a judge fined Trump $1 million over his "frivolous" lawsuit against Hillary Clinton.

Friday, Trump dropped another lawsuit before the same judge, this one against NY AG Letitia James.

A day after a federal judge in Florida hit Donald Trump with a $1 million fine for filing a "frivolous" lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, the former president dropped another key lawsuit before the same judge, this one targeting New York Attorney General Letitia James. »

Wagner group: US to designate Russian mercenary group as a 'transnational criminal organization'

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The US Treasury Department will designate the Russian mercenary organization Wagner Group as a “transnational criminal organization” and will impose additional sanctions next week against the group and its support network across the world, the White House said on Friday.

In this aerial graphic provided by the US Government, Russian railcars are seen traveling between Russia and North Korea.

There are around 50,000 Wagner Group fighters currently deployed to Ukraine, according to Kirby, including 10,000 contractors and 40,000 convicts. »