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Friday February 24th, 2023 day edition

image for India questions efficacy of UN system, abstains on resolution that marked a year of Russia-Ukraine war

The resolution, however, was adopted by the UN General Assembly, with 141 nations voting in its favour and seven against it.

India joined Pakistan, China and 29 other nations to abstain from voting.

Also Read | UN chief Guterres condemns Russian 'affront' at General Assembly meet on Ukraine.

The resolution was drafted by Ukraine in consultation with the United States and the other western nations.

India conveyed to the UNGA its continued concern over the situation in Ukraine.

India had earlier abstained from voting on all the five resolutions the UNGA adopted over the past 12 months condemning Russia for its military aggressions against Ukraine.

India has been circumventing sanctions imposed by the US and the other western nations on Russia and continuing bilateral trade. »

Attorneys allege Kenosha shooter Rittenhouse evading them

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FILE- Kyle Rittenhouse looks back as attorneys discuss items in the motion for mistrial presented by his defense at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

Grosskreutz added Rittenhouse as a defendant last week in the lawsuit that also targets the city of Kenosha and local officials.

Rittenhouse last week changed attorneys for the Huber lawsuit, going back to one of his defense attorneys from the trial, Mark Richards. »

A ‘national divorce’ would destroy red states. Let’s count the ways.

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Those comments doubled-down on her call for secession — made on Presidents Day, no less, when she tweeted: “We need a national divorce.

We need to separate by red states and blue states and shrink the federal government.”.

So would the new red republic expect the blue states to pay alimony and child support in this “national divorce”?. »

'Do not engage': Santa Cruz police warn of return of 'Evil Elmo'

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Although a Cookie Monster wandering the Santa Cruz Wharf may seem like a fun photo op, the Santa Cruz Police Department warned: “Do not engage.”

Police told KSBW several calls have been made to the department about the man, although he has not been arrested or charged with any crimes.

A spokesperson from the Santa Cruz Police Department told SFGATE the man is believed to be Adam Sandler, better known in the Bay Area as “Evil Elmo.” »