The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 22nd, 2023 night edition

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The ICC announced a warrant for the arrest of Putin on charges relating to the forced deportation of Ukrainian children to Russia.

Ireland will arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on charges of war crimes in the unlikely event he sets foot in Ireland, the Department of Justice has confirmed.

It comes as Minister for Justice Simon Harris announced €1 million in funding for International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors to assist their investigation into alleged war crimes in Ukraine.

Ireland may also provide garda, forensic science experts and other justice professionals to assist the investigation.

Last week the ICC announced warrants for the arrest of Putin and his commissioner for children’s rights, Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova, on charges relating to the forced deportation of Ukrainian children to Russia.

Forced deportation of children was designated as a war crime by the Rome Statute which established the ICC in 1998.

It also opens the possibility – albeit remote – that a future Russian leader may extradite Putin to The Hague. »

AI-faked images of Donald Trump’s imagined arrest swirl on Twitter

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In a tweet, Higgins confirmed that he used the impressively realistic AI engine Midjourney v5 to generate the fake images.

Ars couldn’t immediately reach Higgins for comment on the images, some of which have been viewed 2.2 million times on Twitter as of this writing.

Anyone who clicks through Higgins’ thread of AI-generated images faking Trump's arrest would likely realize that the images are not real. »

If China Arms Russia, the U.S. Should Kill China’s Aircraft Industry

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One option would be to bring China’s commercial aircraft industry to a halt, thereby striking a blow against Beijing’s economic, technological, and transport aspirations.

The United States and its allies have already decided to decouple from China when it comes to semiconductors and telecommunications systems.

Besides, modern jet producers rely on purchases of best-in-class technologies from a globalized industry; autarky is a very bad way to run a jetliner industry. »

The Witcher Co-Op Game Has Potentially Been Rebooted by CDPR

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CD Projekt’s The Witcher co-op game being developed by The Molasses Flood has potentially been rebooted, based on the latest information.

Previously, details regarding The Witcher co-op game were revealed via a series of job listings for various positions at The Molasses Flood.

Another listing for the position of technical game designer revealed that it will be an action adventure game that is heavy on systems, including procedural generation. »

Leukaemia breakthrough: Experimental pill sees cancer vanish in 18 patients

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This drug has completely eliminated cancer in a third of the participants in a long-awaited clinical trial in the United States.

Such transplants require that patients have no cancer or only very low levels of cancer in their blood - and revumenib helped them get there.

“That is the most likely strategy to get us to cures where patients don't have to see leukaemia doctors after that and don't need treatments for leukaemia”. »