The Daily Populous

Saturday March 4th, 2023 day edition

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Ukrainian artillery teams fire Pions toward Russian positions in Bakhmut on Feb. 5, 2023.

A Ukrainian commander said fighting in Bakhmut is "critical" and there are more Russians than ammo.

A Ukrainian commander said the situation in Bakhmut, a city in eastern Ukraine, is "critical" and that there are more Russian troops surrounding the city than there is ammunition to kill them all.

Reuters reported that Nazarenko told the radio station that Ukrainian soldiers in Bakhmut have less ammo than there are Russian troops attacking the city.

Bakhmut has been the site of some of the deadliest combat in the war, with Ukraine and Russia experiencing high losses.

Insider previously reported that Bakhmut was being referred to as "the meat grinder" by soldiers.

A retired US Marine fighting alongside Ukrainian forces said a fighter's life expectancy on the front lines in Bakhmut was around 4 hours. »

Deputy gangs a 'cancer' within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, scathing report says

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LOS ANGELES — The embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is under fire once again, this time in a scathing 70-page report by a special counsel tasked with investigating secretive groups, or deputy gangs, that have operated within the agency for decades.

It also accused the union that represents the sheriff's deputies of failing to stop the gangs and protecting alleged members.

Much like street gangs, the deputy gang members identify themselves by code names, such as the Banditos, Executioners, Regulators, Spartans, Reapers, Wayside Whities and 3000 Boys, according to the report. »

Jon Stewart expertly corners pro-gun Republican: “You don’t give a flying f**k” about children dying

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Stewart discussed gun violence with Dahm, a "Second Amendment purist," on the latest episode of his Apple TV+ series The Problem with Jon Stewart.

The Republican argued that rather than guns, the country should focus on addressing "fatherless" and broken homes, prompting strong pushback from Stewart.

Stewart then accused Dahm of being a hypocrite, since he and many other Republicans want to stop children from seeing drag performances. »

After 17th court hearing, woman with TB ordered to jail for refusing treatment

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Sorenson ordered a civil warrant for her arrest, to be enforced on or after March 3, and again ordered her to jail to undergo involuntary testing and treatment until health officials deem it safe to release her.

The order also authorized the Pierce County Jail to place her in a facility equipped to handle her isolation, testing, and treatment.

As Ars previously reported, the court had renewed orders for her isolation and treatment on a monthly basis since January 2022. »