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Sunday March 5th, 2023 morning edition

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Jurors found the former clerk guilty of obstructing government operations but acquitted her of obstructing a peace officer.

The case is separate from Peters' alleged involvement in a security break of voting machines.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A former Colorado clerk who has become a hero to election conspiracy theorists was convicted Friday of a misdemeanor obstruction charge for trying to prevent authorities from taking an iPad she allegedly used to videotape a court hearing.

Jurors found Peters guilty of obstructing government operations but acquitted her of obstructing a peace officer, The Daily Sentinel reported.

The obstruction charge carries a sentence of up to six months in jail and a $750 fine.

Peters has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges related to her role in allegedly accessing confidential voting machine data in 2021 while she was clerk. »

Top Putin ally Ramzan Kadyrov 'seriously ill from suspected poisoning'

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Chechen warlord Ramzan Kadyrov – a close ally of Vladimir Putin – is reported to be seriously ill with kidney problems amid fears of ‘poisoning’.

The claims suggest Kadyrov may have been poisoned, a fate which reportedly befell his close ally Major-General Apti Alaudinov, 50, last month in an ‘attempted assassination’.

Kazakh journalist Azamat Maytanov citing his own sources claimed Kadyrov may be terminally ill, with poisoning the possible cause. »

Justice Department Launches Marijuana Pardon Certificate Application

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In October, Biden issued a proclamation granting a pardon to people who have committed cannabis possession offenses under federal law and in Washington, D.C.

That could be useful for those whose prior convictions are preventing them from obtaining jobs or housing, for example.

“Those who were pardoned on Oct. 6, 2022, are eligible for a certificate of pardon,” the Justice Department said. »

Fable Is “Miles Away”, As It Only Entered Full Production Recently – Rumor

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During the latest episode of the VGC podcast, Andy Robison, who proved extremely reliable in the past, revealed that Fable is still miles away, as it only entered full production recently.

Fable isn't the only Xbox Game Studios title mentioned during the latest episode of the VGC Podcast.

As mentioned above, it has been some time since Fable got announced, and very little has been said about the next entry in the series. »

China's ban on female lingerie models leads to lingerie-wearing male models in shopping livestreams

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Lingerie-wearing male models have recently become a growing trend in Chinese e-commerce broadcasts after the government imposed a ban on women modeling lingerie on livestreams.

The ban, which is being implemented under China's law against spreading obscene online material, has resulted in the closure of businesses that employed female lingerie models.

After one online shopping streamer replaced its models with male models in December, many businesses have since followed suit, effectively circumventing the ban. »